Best speaker and amplifier for me?

Gergo332

Member
I want to buy used speakers and an amplifier.

I have to choose from the following amplifiers:
-Marantz PM7005
-Denon PMA-800NE
-BC Acoustique EX-322D + Cambridge Audio Dacmagic
-NAD C326BEE + Cambridge Audio Dacmagic
-Rotel RA-940BX + Cambridge Audio Dacmagic
-Cambridge Audio A5 + Cambridge Audio Dacmagic

If I choose the last four, a CA Dagmagic will fit into the budget. The power cord would also be replaced (except for Denon and Rotel because it is not replaceable).
There are good quality DAC's in Marantz and Denon.

Speakers:

-Bowers & Wilkins DM602 S1 or S2
-Quadral Argentum 570
-Castle Knight 4
-Focal Chorus 716S
-Focal Chorus 706S
-KEF C7

These are. There is no other option now in the used market, at a good price.

Which pairing would I do best? Unfortunately, I don’t have a chance to listen through it all.
I listen to jazz, blues, acoustic, country and rock music. I also watch movies.
I like the "live" sound. I love when the vocals and instruments are lifelike and the music is played in place, not two-dimensional, but three-dimensional!

The size of my room is 18 m2.

Thanks for the help!
 

MaryWhitehouse

Well-known Member

Gergo332

Member
What are you thinking? Unfortunately, I do not understand.

Isn't it worth replacing the power cord at this level?

I would be very happy to get help!
 

MaryWhitehouse

Well-known Member
No. Unless damaged not worth replacing. Even then only with normal cords.

As to your amp and speakers can you tell us your sources, room size and music tastes?
 

matthewpiano78

Active Member
My view is that replacement power cords offer no advantage over what is supplied with the amplifier, and this is based on direct experience.

It would be helpful if you could share with us what your budget is, what sources to intend to use with your new amplifier and speakers, and what music you listen to.
 

Gergo332

Member
I listen to jazz, blues, acoustic, country and rock music.
I like the "live" sound. I love when the vocals and instruments are lifelike and the music is played in place, not two-dimensional, but three-dimensional!

The source is just a Himedia media player as I also watch movies.

The budget for the amplifier and speaker is $ 950.

The size of my room is 18 m2.
 

Ugg10

Distinguished Member
This is typically a U.K. biased forum but this amp is worth a look -

Rotel RA1062, £270 and in Bulgaria so may be easier to post.


Review - http://www.rotel.com/sites/default/files/RA-1062 Hifi Choice Mar04.pdf

This would work well with B&W speakers giving a nice neutral and clear sound.
 

Paul7777x

Member
This fellow will post this to you for free.

An excellent amp with a built in dac of very good calibre. No need for a separate one.

It is also plenty powerful and can drive any speakers you are likely to ever pair with it.


Also, some top class speakers right here. They also post to Hungary.

A very worthwhile bargain.

 

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