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Old 07-28-2021, 06:38 AM
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While it is quite small in power 25/50wpc Class A @8/4ohm, the XA25 might provide all you need. My friends 20.7s sing so sweetly with only 25wpc of Luxman tube power. The XA25/INT-25 have pretty much the same power section that uses only one (1) large output device per channel. If you are fortunate enough to have a local dealer (somewhat rare these days) perhaps you can bring home an amp or two to audition in your system.
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Old 07-28-2021, 04:02 PM
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I had a 100.5and moved to a 160.5. I listened to all xa and x.5 series. So if you have the possibility to get a160.5, go for it. Much better in high frequencies, and bass are much more articulate. Really, sonically’they sound différent except for the beautiful and rich medium…
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I had a 100.5and moved to a 160.5. I listened to all xa and x.5 series. So if you have the possibility to get a160.5, go for it. Much better in high frequencies, and bass are much more articulate. Really, sonically’they sound différent except for the beautiful and rich medium…
Interesting. So mids sound similar… but bass is more articulate with better highs. Would you say the 160.5 has more jump/dynamics? How many watts at idle do these pull per amp? I have a psaudio P10 regen. I think it puts out 1000 watts ?? I’d have to check. Would you run from the wall or power regenerator? I’m not sure of cost diff between amps. But the 160.5 sure is sexy.

Oh and what speakers did you have hooked to them jpspock? Thanks Tim

Edit: it looks like the p10 is 1200 continuous w peaks of 1500VA

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