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Old 27th December 2010, 10:39 PM   #21
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Old 27th December 2010, 11:38 PM   #22
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I am informed that Mr. Poltun is currently running the Sashas
satisfactorily with XA100.5 amplifiers.

yup

and predecessor lousy ones were sent to Might ZM , for proper disposal
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Old 28th December 2010, 06:57 PM   #23
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So guys, the 1.8 ohm dip at 92Hz, is this kind of problem generally overcome by high current amplifiers (like the XA series)?

Also, I have learnt MC2301 tube amps output close to 20 amps current, so I don't know if that shed any more light on whether or not they would be suitable for the Sashas?

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So guys, the 1.8 ohm dip at 92Hz, is this kind of problem generally overcome by high current amplifiers (like the XA series)?

Also, I have learnt MC2301 tube amps output close to 20 amps current, so I don't know if that shed any more light on whether or not they would be suitable for the Sashas?

Cheers, Keyser
Hmmmmmm.......... no offense intended - but with 20 amps pumping out are your voice coils water cooled???? I mean WOW!!!
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Old 28th December 2010, 07:46 PM   #26
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Old 28th December 2010, 08:24 PM   #27
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My sheet indicates that the XA100.5 will peak out at about
28 amps, so it should have a little reserve....

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Old 28th December 2010, 10:05 PM   #28
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It sounds like you have made your mind up on the Sasha speakers. Take them to the Mcintosh and Pass dealers and have a listen. Make the intelligent choice which is the one YOU personally like. Do not be swayed by the salesman or woman. Then leave and come back a few days later after you have thought it over. Also, do not listen to your comrades. They come and go. This equipment will be with you for a long time.
Any dealer selling 10,000 dollar stereo gear should be more than willing to work with you on this. You are making a purchase that will last several decades. Remember to take some of your favorite CD's with you.

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Old 28th December 2010, 10:12 PM   #29
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Do not be swayed by the salesman or woman
Look deep into my eyes...

You are getting sleepy....

sleepy...

Your Sashas want a Halcro...

Halcro....

Halcro...
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