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Topping L50 upgrade?

JediMa

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Topping L50 is a good amp, but I would like something with more features (ports, remote, display ) so I was considering a A 70 pro, because of the more features, more power and not massive power supply hanging from AC. Is it a way to go or it's not worth it?
 
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I just had an A70 Pro and had the L50 a couple of times. They sound the same, just go with the A70 Pro if you want to use a 5 volt DAC without clipping, features, or use balanced headphones and want to stay in low gain for best quality. The L50 has a really low noise floor, same power on all connectors, and don't have to navigate into sub menus to use an amplifier. The Vuscreen looks cool but to avoid burn in, I set it to auto turn off so it was just a novelty.
 
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I just had an A70 Pro and had the L50 a couple of times. They sound the same, just go with the A70 Pro if you want to use a 5 volt DAC without clipping, features, or use balanced headphones and want to stay in low gain for best quality. The L50 has a really low noise floor, same power on all connectors, and don't have to navigate into sub menus to use an amplifier. The Vuscreen looks cool but to avoid burn in, I set it to auto turn off so it was just a novelty.
There's something to thing about here, and some question, how would I connect my E50 Dac to the A70? and do young that's not a so solid upgrade from the L50 you had and the A70 you are using now?
 

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I use these with the 1/4 to XLR. Completely transparent and I've bought six sets of them, never had problem. The 1ft is plenty long enough, but keep a 2ft for running some things side by side since the E50 is the daily driver for testing amplifiers. I don't recommend the silver adapters. since they're so big it makes it look like a rocket ship about to take off.
 
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I use these with the 1/4 to XLR. Completely transparent and I've bought six sets of them, never had problem. The 1ft is plenty long enough, but keep a 2ft for running some things side by side since the E50 is the daily driver for testing amplifiers. I don't recommend the silver adapters. since they're so big it makes it look like a rocket ship about to take off.
Thank you this solved my first big concern
 
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