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Old 02-29-2012, 03:05 AM
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Default Momentums just fabulous

Just auditioned Momentum monos, Lamm 1.2s and VTL 400 monos with Sashas at Innovative Audio in NYC. Momentums were overall the best ss amps I have ever heard for all listening purposes. Will have to audition Momentums and Lamms at my home w Sashas and Ref 40 pre. Lamms have more of a characteristic sound (warm, full but transparent) which may mate better with Ref 40 and Sashas, but Momentums were paragons of power, neutrality with just a hint of sweetness formerly unknown to me in a purely ss amp. They excel in every way and will be hard to beat. Will probably keep my Ref 150 amp which I also love and alternate with Dag (stereo version maybe later to be mono) or Lamm. Easily prefer Ref 150 over VTL 400s. More transparent and better extension. In home listening tests probably a few months away.
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