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Quad 909 or MF M1 PWR

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michael hoy's picture
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Probably with Spendor / PMC or ProAc speakers.

Anyone have or did have any of these combinations, If I go for the M1 PWR it will be with a M1 Clic and maybe a second PWR.

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RE: Quad 909 or MF M1 PWR

I am using the M1 PWR to drive the tweeters on my ProAc D18.  The woofers are driven by M6i integrated amp. The M1 PWR amp is a good especially if you partner it with CLiC. However, it needs a little bit of getting use to the sound signature, it being a Class D amp. I found it to be a tad on the bright side but after runnng in for about 50 hours or so, it sounded more nuetral and balanced when partnered with my M6i.

Do audition first as it might be too bright to your liking.

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RE: Quad 909 or MF M1 PWR

Thanks El Hefe,

I am used to the class D amplification, so should not be an issue, I will of course demo the M1.

Not sure if I can find a 909 for demo.

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AV System -  Panasonic 42VT30 ¦ MA Apex 5.1- 4xA10 1xA40+ AW-12 Sub ¦ Van Damme UP LCOFC Speaker Cable ¦ Pioneer SC-LX85 ¦ OPPO 95 ¦ Mark Grant G1500HD Precision audio cable ¦ Sky+ HD(1TB) ¦ Chord Active HDMI ¦ Furutech Mains Cables ¦ Belkin PF50 mains conditioner.

Bedroom - Sony KDL-40W2000 + Archos 7 streaming from Windows Home Server 2011, Altec Lansing inAir 5000.

Dining Room - Sonos S5.

Music - HP Proliant Server running WHS 2011 ¦ streaming FLAC to Sonos ZP90 and OPPO 95 via SC-LX85.

Hi Fi - Cyrus 8 XPd QX amp ¦ Cyrus PSX-R power supply acting as Pre Amp ¦ Quad 909 Power Amp ¦ Speakers - Spendor A3 ¦ Logitech Squeezebox Touch upgrade by Fidelity Audio ¦ power supply upgrade by Mains Cables R Us ¦ Furutech Mains Cables ¦ Power Plant Premier mains regenerator.

Controlled by – iPad2 and Harmony 1100.