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Old 05-07-2021, 02:41 AM
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Default Amplifier recommendations Harbeth 30.2

Like title says.
My room.
Rectangular room 9 meters (29 feet) by 5 meters (16 feet) open plan living room.
Speakers 2 meters apart on long wall 2 meters to seating position.
Only furniture, carpet, curtains no acoustic panels.
Concrete building.
Listen to all kind of music except hard metal or hard rock.
Budget under 10 000 euro ( 12000 US).
Thx in advance.
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Forgot to mention prefer class ab with a bit class a
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You shouldn't discard class D.
Like NAD M33, and the Lyngdorf above.
I heard the Purifi Eigentakt modules also used in the NAD.
They're top!

Class AB: Hegel (H390 and even H590 fit your budget, and they have a good DAC), Luxman, Accuphase, Naim, AVM,...
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I'm using a 70 WPC Conrad-Johnson LP70S with excellent results.
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You shouldn't discard class D.
Like NAD M33, and the Lyngdorf above.
I heard the Purifi Eigentakt modules also used in the NAD.
They're top!

Class AB: Hegel (H390 and even H590 fit your budget, and they have a good DAC), Luxman, Accuphase, Naim, AVM,...
Hello Bart,

Do you have experience with AVM someone made me good offer on the 6.2 master edition or the power amp sa 8.2
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Hello Bart,

Do you have experience with AVM someone made me good offer on the 6.2 master edition or the power amp sa 8.2

Not personally, but heard only good things about them.
All from trusted sources that had experience with the brand.
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Not personally, but heard only good things about them.
All from trusted sources that had experience with the brand.
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I've had excellent results with several amplifiers to drive a pair of Harbeth 30.1 35th Anniversary:

with the fast/articulate Swiss Goldmund Telos 280 (Class AB) *
with the richly textured American Pass Labs XA30.8 (Class A) *
with the charming vintage French Jadis DA 8 (PP 6550) *
with the precise yet delicate German T+A V10 (PP EL509/EC99/ECL82)
with the holographic and detailed Chinese Line Magnetic LM-845P (SET 845/300B/310A)

With the latest being my current favourite combo, but that can change regularly

* in the case of Power Amps they are mated with a Nagra Jazz Preamp (Class A 12AX7/12AT7) or an Ayon Stealth DAC/Preamp (6H30/6Z4).

Since you don't listen to hard rock/heavy metal, a nice tube amp can be a good option too!

Have you actually decided on an amp yet?

Best,
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