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Old 27th November 2002, 05:48 PM   #1
Jeff R is offline Jeff R  United States
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The Ariel site seems to say that most SS amps will not sound the best with the Ariel. I will be using a Leach Amp, which I consider to be a top quality design (and I will be using top quality components in it), but I wonder if the Ariel's will sound good.
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Old 27th November 2002, 06:14 PM   #2
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The Ariel site seems to say that most SS amps will not sound the best with the Ariel. I will be using a Leach Amp, which I consider to be a top quality design (and I will be using top quality components in it), but I wonder if the Ariel's will sound good.
The leach amp is alright, and I have built a couple of them, but the Ariels shouldn't need that much power, and you would be better off with a lowered power class A design for this. It is closer to the recommendation from Lynn, which recommends tube amps.

Check out the Aleph-X thread:
pcb order thread
main thread

The Aleph-X is the newest effort on the forum. If you want a more proven design, check out the ZenV4 design at PassDIY

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Old 27th November 2002, 06:36 PM   #3
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Lynn Olson has also recommended the RE Designs SS amp for use with the Ariels. If memory serves, the RE Designs is basically a Leach amp with fully regulated power supplies, so a stock Leach may have a chance with these speakers.
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