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Stereo amp to match Kef Ref 203

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by sticker, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. sticker

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    Hi,
    I'm contemplating changing my current AV setup that would involve either selling my current Kef Ref set up or ideally keeping the 203's and having them within a dedicated stereo setup.

    I've never really looked at stereo amps at this sort of price level but would ideally like some recomendations so that I can at least know where to start my auditions.

    Thoughts?

    Regards
    John
     
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    You appear to be a big Arcam fan - how about something from their FMJ stereo range?
     
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    Hi Nobber,
    Not an Arcam fan as such, just that the AV8 et al did it for me when I was looking for a HC set-up.

    Thought about the FMJ A32 but not certain if the Kef's outclass them?

    Cheers
    John
     
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    What is wrong with your current setup? The Arcam combo + Kef Ref 203 are sort of my 'dream team'.. :)

    From what I have seen in tests the 203 is the easiest speaker to drive of the whole Kef Ref line. Above 30Hz its impedance stays neatly between 4 and 8 ohm, apart from a peak of 16 ohm around 2100Hz. Not many expensive speakers can claim such an easy load.
     
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    nothing in itself, just that I'm contemplating going to Genelec active for hc, so want to utilise the 203's in stereo setup, but I want to fully utilise them, hence asking for recomendations of quality stereo amps
    regards
    John
     

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