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Old 11-23-2021, 08:31 PM
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Have you looked for a used M900u? Can be had for less than 10k. They are built like a tank and double down to 1 ohm. I have this amp and used it with the Sabrinas in a 24x16x9 room with great success!
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Have you looked for a used M900u? Can be had for less than 10k. They are built like a tank and double down to 1 ohm. I have this amp and used it with the Sabrinas in a 24x16x9 room with great success!
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Luxman are reported to be bringing out an updated amp so the 900u may be both more available and less costly.
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Old 11-24-2021, 06:53 PM
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Look at US audiomart. 9500!
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Old 11-25-2021, 12:30 AM
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Look at US audiomart. 9500!
With preamp and dac, it will put me at $20k.

I started with $8k budget for amp+dac.
I am open for stretching it, but not sure if I want to go as far as ~$20k.

There are many options out there, I need to get firm on the budget and start narrow them down.
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Old 11-25-2021, 09:25 AM
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Luxman L-509X Integrated
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Old 11-25-2021, 01:26 PM
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Take a look at the Aesthetix Mimas with Dac module. There is one for sale at TMR audio.
I think you will like the price and the reviews are outstanding.
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Old 11-28-2021, 10:40 AM
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Pairing non-American made amplification with American made high-end speakers is just plain blasphemy in my book. McIntosh all the way!
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