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Old 12-09-2012, 12:03 PM
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Nice review, sounds like fun experiment as well.......what did you use to volume match when you were switching amplifiers? I've tried comparing components in the past and was curious what others use to make sure the volume is equal. Thanks!

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As I mentioned in the review, I used my trusty Radio Shack Sound Pressure Level Meter. I tried to maintain a constant 92db.
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:10 PM
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Just noticed that you went back and added to the 2301s. Nice.
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:31 PM
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Bob - as you and others have requested, I have added my notes from my listening session with the 2301's to the review.

Mike
Excellent Mike -- and a very thorough update on the turtles. I appreciate the attention given as I have no experience with the xa160.5's and Classe in the environment you have.

Thank-you

Happy Holidays Folks,

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Old 12-09-2012, 12:51 PM
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Excellent Mike -- and a very thorough update on the turtles. I appreciate the attention given as I have no experience with the xa160.5's and Classe in the environment you have.

Thank-you

Happy Holidays Folks,

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Thank you Bob!
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:57 PM
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Mike,

Thank you so much for posting your thoughts. I appreciate all your hard work and give you a lot of credit for taking the time and effort to enlighten all of us. Thanks again!!!!

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Old 12-09-2012, 01:18 PM
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Mike........Thank you for the impressive review and comparison of three industry leading power amplifiers. It was a most enjoyable read. Well done.
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Mike,

Thank you so much for posting your thoughts. I appreciate all your hard work and give you a lot of credit for taking the time and effort to enlighten all of us. Thanks again!!!!

Thank you Joe and Dan. Trust me, it's a lot of fun for me. I hope everyone enjoys the review as much as I enjoyed conducting it.

I'm one who is never married to equipment (as is evident by all the changes), so I call it as I see it. At this level and in this day and age, there is so much great gear, and really, at this price point, almost no bad gear. People just have to pick their flavor based on the characteristics of room, speaker matching, music type, their propensity for tubes, etc.
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Thank you Joe and Dan. Trust me, it's a lot of fun for me. I hope everyone enjoys the review as much as I enjoyed conducting it.

I'm one who is never married to equipment (as is evident by all the changes), so I call it as I see it. At this level and in this day and age, there is so much great gear, and really, at this price point, almost no bad gear. People just have to pick their flavor based on the characteristics of room, speaker matching, music type, their propensity for tubes, etc.
I agree with your statement above. We all have great gear,and not disparaging other peoples stuff is probably the best thing about the people on this forum

Mike,congrats on a well written and enjoyable review.

Mark
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:20 PM
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The only "Best" is what you own and enjoy!
I agree Ivan,it's like the guy that asks: What is the best wine ?

My answer is: The one "You" like the best!!!!
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