Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

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What is your main system amplification?

Integrated Amplifier
905
42%
Pre/Power Amplifier
761
36%
Stereo Receiver
279
13%
Multi Channel Receiver
140
7%
Pre + Active Speakers
44
2%
Headphone Amplifier
5
0%
 
Total votes: 2134

JaS
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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by JaS » 16 Dec 2011 20:37

shang wrote:late version cyrus 1
I ran one of those for a couple of years before getting a Cyrus Two. It's a sweet sounding little amp :)

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by Rob998 » 16 Dec 2011 20:45

Arcam 8R integrated & 8P power amp. Does the 8R act like a pre-amp in this configuration? Or do I tick Integrated? :-k

I used to have a big old 70s Kenwood receiver which I should never have got rid of It had VU meters & toggle switches & looked so cool in a darkened room!

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by Alec124c41 » 17 Dec 2011 05:38

The system I listen to most has an integrated amp, but the systems in the living room, darkroom, and bedroom are all on receivers.

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by goatbreath » 17 Dec 2011 07:20

Arcam A75 plus and a Arcam P75 bi amping Bi wired Mission 752 Freedoms..Most of the time..

Sometimes World Audio Pre and Wright Audio Royale se,,Single ended Toobs man..I use with the Missions again..

plus I have 2 x NAD 3020 i and a 3020e..i use with my old B&W DS 2 Speakers,,This set up only sounds right with 79 strand,,and I have tho roll of the treble and boost the bass,,this was my first decent system,,so it is out of nostalgia.. Always regretted letting my 3020i go,,so ended up with two..

Plus also a Leak 1800 receiver..I think it cost me £8.00 Sounds good too,,especially the radio..Can't biwire Missions,,it has a 2 pin Din speaker socket.. :-(

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by Audie » 17 Dec 2011 15:47

Dussun V8i Integrated amp with jenna Labs "Dussy" jumpers.

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by 123teemu » 17 Dec 2011 16:16

Luxman SQ-38u integrated.

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by fscl » 17 Dec 2011 18:06

Hmmmmmm not multiple choice........ :-k :-k

Main system also has a powered sub.... :)

And wondering if the old "System" listing is possible / will return..... :?: :-k :-k

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by MonkeyBoy » 17 Dec 2011 18:55

The last three systems I have used were separates. I just had to keep upgrading until I finally got a system that makes realise what I was looking for in the first place. No more upgraditis, except for the analog. That's going to be done when I get the money, which is a bit tight right now. It's nice to have something to look forward to.

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by bogle111 » 17 Dec 2011 19:34

Yamaha Pre (Great phono section) / Power in main, Technics Pre / Power in other lounge with Yamaha CR840 next to desk on 'phones. Rotel Pre and Quad 405-2 (must check caps) as stand-in if something goes pfut. Nothing very fancy, just too much of it.

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by JaS » 17 Dec 2011 19:55

fscl wrote:And wondering if the old "System" listing is possible / will return..... :?:
Not how it was as the forum has been cut adrift from the rest of the site. Country flags and profiles are on my list of things to do but don't hold your breath...

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by sjam » 17 Dec 2011 20:10

I have an Audiolabor VV 2020 pre amp that is splitconnected to a Dynaco 416 and an Audiolab M 480 connected to a set of AR LST and a set of AR 3A. Lots of power that brings the AR's to life and generate a solid sound. Sam

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by dlaloum » 18 Dec 2011 00:23

I run an Onkyo TX-SR876 AVR... I really wanted the Prepro version, but it cost more than twice the price.... and once I worked out that it was using the exact same circuit boards and case (the prepro version drops the power amp circuit board) - I picked up the AVR, and mostly use it as a Pre.

So strictly speaking I am using a multichannel receiver, but my setup is Pre-Power - with Quad 606 power amps...

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by davidsss » 18 Dec 2011 03:29

I run an integrated: Melody I34R:

http://www.focussoundvision.com.au/admi ... 217654.jpg

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by LousyTourist » 18 Dec 2011 14:10

Two Wellborne Labs Laurel II 300B monoblocks.
https://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q31 ... 0097-1.jpg

AVA preamp with internal phono stage

http://www.canuckaudiomart.com/image.ph ... &is_user=0

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Re: Integrated Amplifier, Pre/Power or Receiver - POLL

Post by missan » 18 Dec 2011 14:33

Most of the time the listening is though an integrated Accuphase E210 with an optional phono board. Everything rather modified.
missan

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