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Old 07-04-2012, 03:57 AM
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Old 07-04-2012, 07:31 AM
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Old 07-04-2012, 08:02 AM
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Hi,

I am new to AA and and strongly considering an amp change from ARC 210s to the Lamm M1.2s to exploit the full capability of the Ref 40. Would love to hear other user experiences going from ARC 210s to the Lamm's. Or ARC 250s vs. the Lamm's. My 2 Ch system consists of the following:

ARC Ref. 40
ARC Ref Phono 2 SE
Oracle Delphi Mk V with a Triplanar arm and Van den Hul Frog
ARC DAC 3 MkII with Ayre D-1X as a transport
ARC REF 210 amps
Vandersteen 5A's
Granite Audio cabling and power cords

Thanks so much
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Welcome arcfan

Maybe Chuck (SRT-10 Viper) can jump in here. He owns the Lamm's and REF 40. He has compared the Lamm's to both the REF 250 and another amp. He might have some interesting comments.

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Old 07-04-2012, 08:22 AM
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:15 AM
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Old 07-04-2012, 11:33 AM
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Thanks all for the warm welcome! Looking forward to learning more and sharing experiences about this fascinating hobby and shared passion
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Old 07-04-2012, 01:54 PM
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Both my tube CDPs have a remote, variable output as well as digital inputs for other sources, also variable volume control.
I think going direct may be manufacturer depandable thing.

For instance, dCS and Wadia recomment to set up theur volume at max when pre amp is in use. I also noticed that when volume is all the way up at my Puccini the sound is just much better in comparison to half way Puccini & half way at pre-amp
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Old 07-04-2012, 11:34 PM
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I think going direct may be manufacturer depandable thing.

For instance, dCS and Wadia recomment to set up theur volume at max when pre amp is in use. I also noticed that when volume is all the way up at my Puccini the sound is just much better in comparison to half way Puccini & half way at pre-amp
I have a dCS front, too. I have the older Purcell/Delius combo. Soon I hope to add a Lamm L2 to the system, and that is exactly what I've been told, "set up the volume at max when pre amp is in use."
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As the rookie to this forum, I greet you all. I'm hoping to take delivery on a set of Lamm M1.2s within the next two weeks. I can hardly contain my excitement, but I'm so ready to add them to my 2 channel system. My system is composed of: DCS Delius DCS Purcell ReQuest Media Server (housing 300 movies & 500 CDs in WAV format) Analysis Plus Silver Ovals (ICs & Spkr Cables) PBN Denali Mono Amps (Fully Differential Monos - 900W into 4 ohms) Wilson Watt/Puppy 8s in Mercedes Silver
My system has completely changed since then. My current set up:
Lamm M1.2 Monos
Lamm L2 Preamp
Meitner MA-1 Wilson Sashas - Gen I
Transparent Ref XL Cabling (MM2) all around Median Sooloos Ensemble - DAC
SRA Scuttle 3 & SRA IsoBases for the amps Transparent Power Isolator 8
2 Transparent Power Isolators - one per amp
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