Thread: ARC Ref 160S
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Old 03-24-2020, 08:26 PM
djcxxx djcxxx is offline
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FWIW the 160S and 5SE did not deliver the impressive results I heard in the local salon, so I pulled the trigger (again) on a 6SE and the result has been far beyond my expectations. Utterly different soundstage depth, resolution, presence. There is clearly a synergy between the 160S and 6SE. One can only derive so much from passive research in this hobby, and there is no substitute for listening to prospective components in your own system.
1)Wilson Sasha DAW; ARC Ref 6SE; ARC Ref Phono 3SE; ARC Ref CD9SE; ARC Ref 160S; Clearaudio Avantgarde Magnum w/ TTS3/DaVinci V.2;Shunyata Denali 6000T; Shunyata AC cables; Siltech Prince speaker cables; Siltech Princess/Crown Princess interconnects.
2) SF Amati Homage; ARC Ref 5SE; ARC Ref 75SE; ARC CD6SE; Stealth Sakra V16 interconnects.
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