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rmihai 23rd February 2006 07:39 PM

What 135W or more amplifier do you like?
What 135W or a bit more amplifier do you like?

My budget is limited to US$1,100.

Thank you

anatech 23rd February 2006 07:45 PM

Hi rmihai,
Do oldies count?

If so, Marantz 300DC, Nak Stassis PA-5 or PA-7 (type II's as well). There are others.


rmihai 23rd February 2006 07:48 PM

Thank you Chris - sure oldies count.

Which will be those "others"?

anatech 23rd February 2006 09:37 PM

Hi rmihai,
Too many to list. Luxman comes to mind, some newer Marantz stuff and I am positive others would love to dive in with their opinion. ;)


doorman 23rd February 2006 09:43 PM

There's always a used Bryston 3B. Because of the original 20 yr. factory warranty, there's usually quite a bit of time left even on used ones.

anatech 24th February 2006 12:14 AM

Hi Doorman,
True, but original xB's sound like :dead: , you need to get into SST's before they actually sound good. I would have mentioned them otherwise. SST's will exceed the budget I would think.


Original Burnedfingers 24th February 2006 12:26 AM

Oldies but goodies

SY 24th February 2006 12:58 AM

Original production Adcom 555. They'll drive anything it seems.

doorman 24th February 2006 01:19 AM

Agreed, no 3B I've heard has screamed "buy-me"! OTOH, I use a 2wpc. SET. Not exactly everybody's cup of tea either!
Best, Don

anatech 24th February 2006 01:01 PM

Hi SY,
For sure, many Adcom products would fit well. Any more we can't remember? Heck, even the newer Carver's were "okay". Silly power.


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