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Did You Buy Based On Amir's Review?

Teeter

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I was looking for a replacement main bookshelf speakers for my 5.1 HT. I had been a JBL fan for several years. Since Amir gave a good review on the JBL Stage A130, and was cost effective, for me back in January, I bought at Crutchfield. The price then, was $179. I played JBL's for 3 months and went back to the Klipsch R-51M. Yesterday, I re-installed the JBL Stage A130, to give them a second chance. I had also replaced my 2015 model Denon AVR with a recent 2020 Model.
 

Fred H

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Yes. Twice. Pair of JBL Stage A130 with Loxjie A30 in desktop system. Very happy with both.
 

Brianc

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Yes, Topping DX3 Pro and JDS Labs Atom. Both excellent values (Topping bought at significant discount). Just ordered the cheap Sony zx110 on-ears.
 

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Yes, SMSL SU-9 + SMSL SH-9
2 weeks ago I ordered a Denon AVC-X3700H but it is in backorder at the moment.
 
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XpanD

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I was aware of the Genelec Ones before, but Amir's 8341A review got me to finally take the plunge. Pricy, but I now know exactly what I have. They haven't disappointed me yet!
 

JohnBooty

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Indeed! Topping DX3 Pro. Been very happy with it.

If I ever splurge on cans again, I'll probably get the Dan Clark Audio Aeon RT that Amir glowingly reviewed.

I probably would have bought a lot more ASR-recommended gear, but by the time Amir started reviewing gear in earnest I was basically already "done" my gear-buying journey with pleasing mid-fi setups in my home, office, and den.
 

artburda

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Based on Amir’s recommendation:
Topping DX3 Pro, Khadas Tone Board, Motu M4
Based on Wolf‘s recommendation: Topping L30
Based on JohnYang‘s recommendation: Sony MH1c
 

Inner Space

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Years ago I bought some Benchmark AHB2s, and last year I needed some more, and wanted to check they were still making spec. Before I retired I had people to do that for me. Now I had to do it myself, so I looked around the net and found this site. The AHB2s still looked good, so I bought three, in a way because of Amir's review, so yeah.
 

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Yes. Topping L30, E30 and Denon AVR. Very happy with all of them.

Also bought HifiMan Ananda before his review (though it was recommended by a few ASR members). Might not have bought it if his review exist at that time, but I still like the headphone a lot, and have no intention to replace it.
 

Boris Badinov

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Yes, I bought:

HD6xx and HD58x
Loxjie D-30 Dac/Amp
JDS Labs Atom dac and Atom amp
 

mikolaj

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Yes, bought 3 times so far.
Topping dx7s DAC / preamp / hp amp
Loxjie a30 desktop amp
Focal aria 906 speakers

And decided to get rid of
Bowers & Wilkins 606 s2
Bowers & Wilkins 703 s2
 

JeffGB

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Yes. I purchased JBL Stage a130's, Creative Labs G6, Aiyima a07, Motu M4, and two Schiit Heresy's all after Amir's tests and recommendations.
 

valerianf

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May be.
I.e. Amir will test the Onkyo RZ50 in the coming months.
I will read carefully all the measurements and comments.
After that I will make my own judgement whatever the Panther looks like.
It is a personal choice.
 

JWAmerica

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Not yet. Bought my Fiio Q3 and Audio Technica MSR7B before discovering ASR. I am however planning my stereo amplifier purchases around his reviews. Hoping to see the dual TPA3255 amps reviewed like the BRZHIFI 300W+150W+150W unit in the future.
 

digitalfrost

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Benchmark should sent him a a big fat cheque, Topping as well. Bought AHB2 and 2x D50s because of him, also D10 and a Geshelli Archel Pro.
 
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