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Upgrading my Primare system

Hi, I am looking at upgrading my Primare system (I30 + CD31). I recently purchase new speakers (Wilson Benesch Curve) and would like to add power and biwire my speakers. Any recommendations? I am really happy with the I30 so would rather add a power amp than changing my amplifier.

Shall I add a power amp such as the A30.2? I heard that they have discontinued this power amp and launched the A33.2. Is it as good as the A30.2? How shall I do the connections to optimise my system? What about the A32? Would it be too powerful compared to my I30?

Besides the Primare power amp, any other pairing recommendation? I live in HK and it is very difficut to test other brands with the I30 as they are imported by different agents...

 Thanks for your advice.

 Ed

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Re: Upgrading my Primare system

I've used the Primare Pre30/A30.2 combo for several years, and love it, but it is knocking on a bit now. Haven't heard the new model yet. Have you also considered a Naim pre/power set-up? The Naim NAC202/NAP200 is an excellent pairing (£3000 at UK retail). We'd also recommend you add the NAPSC outboard power supply (£225) for optimum performance.

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Re: Upgrading my Primare system

Naim and Premare sound very different to my ears, if you like your Premare gears I would also have a listen to Musical Fidelity (Kw range)

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RE: Upgrading my Primare system

hi i am listening to a primare system , pre32 and 2x a34.2 . i personaly think it sounds wonderfull, it has bucket loads of detail a very big sound stage and very dynamic, from a loudest cymbal crash to the micro sound of a quiet fringer click . its a very naturel sound with no frequences pushed forward or high lighted . so yes i would consider use the intergrated as a pre then buy one a34.2 then you can upgrade to two and run them bridge .

happy listening  , tiffany

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RE: Upgrading my Primare system

6 year old thread resurrection! Is this a record?

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RE: Upgrading my Primare system

oops sorry guys i didnt read the first post date sorry :oops:

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