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phoenixdogfan

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Can you tell me more about your Purifi and how it compares to anything else you've heard? I wonder if there's a big difference between Eval 1 and Eigentakt.

My next step is upgrading amplification and getting Dirac. Although I believe I'd like to stick with class A/B/G/H and I'm also a sucker for aesthetics and thinking about McIntosh, Yamaha, or Hegel, Arcam which are not aesthetic IMO.

I was really thinking about just getting class D plus miniDSP SHD. But if I do decide class D I might go with a NAD M33 used...
Eigentact is another name for the Eval 1 configuration. It's just powerful and transparent. I'm not at all conscious of having an amp in the system b/c it in no way calls attention to itself which is the highest praise I can think of for any amplifier.
 

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Hi all - I just bought these speakers. I have about $3k to spend on the other equipment. Any recommendations? Love the idea of a Cambridge EVO/Naim/NAD M10, but I once had Krell monoblocks and get that world. I will be using these for fairly casual listening in my largish office, but I do appreciate critical listening from time to time. Am I better with an integrated system like Naim, or better off separates with a nice amp (an older Krell one?) + Chord Qutest, something like that? I don't really have many options to demo these options.

Thanks!
 

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I love the hegel h360 with the blades, maybe the h190 for the ls50?
 

Chromatischism

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Hi all - I just bought these speakers. I have about $3k to spend on the other equipment. Any recommendations? Love the idea of a Cambridge EVO/Naim/NAD M10, but I once had Krell monoblocks and get that world. I will be using these for fairly casual listening in my largish office, but I do appreciate critical listening from time to time. Am I better with an integrated system like Naim, or better off separates with a nice amp (an older Krell one?) + Chord Qutest, something like that? I don't really have many options to demo these options.

Thanks!
MiniDSP SHD Power could be a good solution.
 

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I just don't see how that is possible unless you have a lucky room boost right in the 30's.

My S400 MKII's (and the original) have a 33 Hz -3 dB point in-room confirmed by my measurements. They have more woofage area, more box volume, and a lower tuning point than the KEF LS50 (all versions).
It happens. My left monitor has a +10dB boost right in the upper 30s and lower 40s which the room eq has to correct. It is up against a wall. It can happen.
 
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