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Which amp??

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Funky Bass, Oct 13, 2005.

  1. Funky Bass

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    Hi, I'm after a new 2 channel integrated to replace my AV amp. So long as it doesn't sound too bright I'll be happy (tried a Cyrus 7 but sounded too bright with my kit atm) budget is around £300 and I'd actually prefer to buy something decent 2nd hand than new.

    The Primare A20 mk2 looks good and seems to be well regarded but I'm open to suggestions!

    Thanks :smashin:
     
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    anyone?? :lease:
     
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    not too bright? the primare is very neutral. also try MF which is the warmer side of neutral. for £300, one of the A3 or A3.2 integrateds could be had on ebay.
     
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    thanks akhc

    ok I've narrowed it down to 2

    arcam a85

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    musical fidelity a3

    I like the looks of both and they both apparently sound quite warm and neutral so can anyone vouch for one over the other?

    many thanks
     
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    arcam is slightly brighter/leaner than MF. I've owned a few Arcam amps/cd players over the years and I prefer the lazier/full fat MF sound.
     

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