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I know this thread is old but could you tell me a little about the differences between the MA2275 and the Bryston B-60? In addition I'm interested in learning how good the B-60 phono stage is
I liked pretty much everything about the B-60RP. It took a while to deliver as mine was the first they had built with an internal phono stage. I was listening to a Shure V15MR at the time and it was a terrific match. Had no adjustment for loading that I recall, but it worked very well with the Shure. Wore out a couple of styli with it. A really nice sound piece that I describe as fast & accurate without being bright.
The MA2275 just wouldn't 'sing' for me. I had a C2200 & pair or reissue MC75s and wanted to down size (always a mistake ). Frank Gow was at Audio Classics at the time and I always dealt with him (a total class act - may he RIP). Frank warned me that I was making a mistake, but I did not listen. I tried several months of tube-rolling and never could get a sound that I liked thru my 3 different sets of speakers. Just did not work for my ears. One of the most 'blah' sounding pieces of gear I've owned.
Since then I've had a BAT VK-300xSE and my current Cary SLI-80. Both terrific pieces of gear that are up there with the B-60RP, MA-6850 & MA-6600. Could easily live with any of them.
Hope I've answered your questions.
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I think I am at the end of my OCD fueled quest. Accuphase E-600 does it better than anything I have owned or auditioned.
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I think I am at the end of my OCD fueled quest. Accuphase E-600 does it better than anything I have owned or auditioned.
...but you haven't auditioned a Pass INT-250.....

just sayin'.....
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...but you haven't auditioned a Pass INT-250.....

just sayin'.....
I actually did. Accuphase won out by a decent margin. The E-600 has excellent synergy with all my components!
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I actually did. Accuphase won out by a decent margin. The E-600 has excellent synergy with all my components!
I didn't see that review (if you posted it). You started with the 460, correct?

OT, but I had a chance to listen to those 7t's while up in Chicago the other week. Very nice. I mentioned that they reminded me of some ADS's I had several years ago and very much enjoyed, and was told that the fellow who founded AA had previously been responsible for design and production at ADS.
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I didn't see that review (if you posted it). You started with the 460, correct?

OT, but I had a chance to listen to those 7t's while up in Chicago the other week. Very nice. I mentioned that they reminded me of some ADS's I had several years ago and very much enjoyed, and was told that the fellow who founded AA had previously been responsible for design and production at ADS.
No review yet. Still breaking in the E-600.

It's been an interesting journey for sure. Started with Luxman L-590AX, then Accuphase E-470, then GATO Amp 150 (imported by Michael Kelly of Aerial Acoustics) and now Accuphase E-600. I auditioned a whole bunch of Pass gear including both integrateds. Really great gear. I just preferred the Accuphase, not to mention all the additional features it had over the Pass. The INT 250 is a great amp!
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I've always enjoyed the Accuphase gear. Heard a lot of it in Kobe and loved the musicality of all their stuff. Solid choice.
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