Classe sound has always pleased me, if you say Linn DS would be good I must try it... Though Ive heard it in the linn combination with their amazing Majik 109 bookshelves, and that was simply amazing!
I am hoping my move to Classe in awe of their convenience with Apple would actually yeild in better sound... because it sure as hell better than Naim's UPnP navigation strategy.
Mac Mini-->Chord Chameleon-->Chord QuteHD-->ATC CA MK2-->Chord Chameleon XLR-->ATC SCM20 ASL
Yes, don't take my word for it......and FWIW I think Classe Amp / LS50 will sound better than Linn Amps with the Majik 109.
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I have heard an all Linn system through Majik 109, and I thought it was stunning...
I should give the DS a try!
Im really keen on trying the Classe because Ive been a fan of their transparency for a long time... I hope the CP is as capable or more than the Naim ive got...
I really hope it is a significant jump from my current naim setup... because im not that happy with Naim anymore, even thir high end stuff...
Although now seriously thinking of a devialet
The biggest difference will be in the pre-amplifier section. Naim pre-amplifiers don't have onboard power supplies, so there's no big transformer interfering as you would get in an integrated amplifier.
Except there is in the NAC172XS - which is the preamp he's asking about!
Plus, his question was really about whether there is any difference between the power amps involved (XS power amp section vs 155XS).
Rega RP6 Groovetracer sub and counterweight/DV20X2L/Rega Aria/Naim CD5XS/Flatcap XS/NAT05XS/ND5XS/Supernait 2/Dynaudio 1.8-II
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