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fbreynolds Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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Opinions Needed:

I have a 5.2.4 setup with Reference fronts and it is all run from my Anthem MRX 1120 receiver. I also have an Oppo UDP-203. Several of you have suggested that I will benefit from a better amp for the Reference speakers especially when listening in stereo. I am considering either a PS Audio Stellar M700 or a Bel Canto REF600M. Other suggestions are also welcome but I would like to keep the cost under $5K. Thanks
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stereo5 Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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I went from a Conrad-Johnson 250wpc amp to a McIntosh 150wpc amp and the McIntosh wins hands down on powering the Triton Reference. I bought the amp from Audio Classics for 2900.00 used and it looks brand new.
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anthem Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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With a Class A Rating from Stereophile, the PS Audio Stellar Mono 700's are on my short list. They are relatively small and light and have been reviewed with much enthusiasm. I'd like to own a pair of these.
D-Sonic m3a-600m Mono > Decware Zen Torii mk4 > McIntosh MC152 > Emotiva xpa1 Mono's > Anthem Statement P2 > Primaluna ProLogue Premium Preamp > Morrow Audio > Oppo 205 > Decware ZLC > Triton Reference > Isoacoustics Gaia 2

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charliehatch Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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fbreynolds wrote: Opinions Needed:

I have a 5.2.4 setup with Reference fronts and it is all run from my Anthem MRX 1120 receiver. I also have an Oppo UDP-203. Several of you have suggested that I will benefit from a better amp for the Reference speakers especially when listening in stereo. I am considering either a PS Audio Stellar M700 or a Bel Canto REF600M. Other suggestions are also welcome but I would like to keep the cost under $5K. Thanks


I'm running the Bel Canto REF600M monoblocks. The combination with TRefs is pure magic, and I highly recommend them. Be sure to pay attention to your cables, too.

Charlie
PS Audio P20 feeds all components of 2.0 System: Auralic Aries G2> USB > DSPeaker Anti-Mode X4 DAC/Pre > Core Power Diamond XLR interconnects > Bel Canto e.One Ref600M monoblocks > Core Power Diamond banana speaker cables > Triton References > IsoAcoustics Gaia II isolators
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WayneWilmeth Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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fbreynolds,
For your budget there are LOTS of great amps out there.
I am sure you cannot lose here.
I have never heard anything PS Audio (great reputation for the company though), but I have run a good bit of Bel Canto equipment and still listening to one of their amps right now MANY years after buying it. Never heard a Bel Canto product I did not love. Great stuff.
Lots of opinions around though, I hope you get a chance to listen for yourself before you buy.
We would love to hear what you finally decide upon and how it all sounds with the TRefs.
Have fun, happy listening,
God Bless,
Wayne
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Pbgalvin Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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I really enjoy the sweet sound and strong power I get from my Rogue Audio Medusa hybrid (SS + Tube) amp for 2 channel listening.

Also very excited about my HT setup where I also have a tube amp - 5 channels of great sound from Butler Audio TDB 5150.
2 channel -> GeT Ones, BAT VK-31 Pre, Custom Bellisimo Amp fed by Oppo 105D, mac mini w/ ripped CD library, Rega RP8 + Moon 310LP N
HT -> Marantz 7703, Butler Audio T5150 amp, GeT Ref mains, SCXXL, SuperSurround 50s, 1 X Power Sound Audio XV15se, fed by Oppo BDP-205 + mac mini
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