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Old 02-10-2018, 10:57 PM
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Default Sopra No.2 + McIntosh MC275VI = Good combo?

Curious if anyone is driving 2's with a MC275VI. I know not a ton of power...
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Driving my Sopra 2's with a MC352 and a MX121. Waiting for my C47 stereo preamp to be delivered soon. Will run it in bypass mode. The Sopra and MC352 is a great combo.
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They're pretty high sensitivity and Focals are always pretty easy to drive. I've not heard that combo but have heard the Sopra on 50 Watt Sim Audio ACE and it was plenty unless you want to make them get up and run.
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They're pretty high sensitivity and Focals are always pretty easy to drive. I've not heard that combo but have heard the Sopra on 50 Watt Sim Audio ACE and it was plenty unless you want to make them get up and run.
Cool! Thank you.
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I do always recommend listening for yourself. What I hear and like might sound like crap to you! I'm just a guy on the internet.
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Perhaps apples to oranges but I drive my Focal Scalas very well with monamped MC275’s.
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Perhaps apples to oranges but I drive my Focal Scalas very well with monamped MC275’s.
Bet those speakers look great with a warm orange glow on them.
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