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Old 05-16-2018, 10:40 PM
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Ariess:
Thanks so far. How about low end grip? Better, worse, the same as GS150?
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Better in ultralinear mode
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Listened to them yesterday at local dealer with Alexia 2’s Ref6 and dcs front end and it was amazing. Had the best grip on the bass I’ve ever heard from a tube amp and gives up nothing to any of the great solid state designs I’ve heard. Also like the looks in person much better than online. Of course the legendary soundstage width, depth, and presence are there in spades. Walks that very fine line between being super detailed and lush and provides pretty close to the best of both worlds you can ask for. Oh yeah ... did I mention the grip on the bottom end?

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Listened to them yesterday at local dealer with Alexia 2ís Ref6 and dcs front end and it was amazing. Had the best grip on the bass Iíve ever heard from a tube amp and gives up nothing to any of the great solid state designs Iíve heard. Also like the looks in person much better than online. Of course the legendary soundstage width, depth, and presence are there in spades. Walks that very fine line between being super detailed and lush and provides pretty close to the best of both worlds you can ask for. Oh yeah ... did I mention the grip on the bottom end?

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Omg!!! Stop it... You're killing me
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Omg!!! Stop it... You're killing me
Well ... you already have the Ref6 part! Get crackin!!!



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Well ... you already have the Ref6 part! Get crackin!!!



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And Alexias (v1)... Ughhhhhh
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Those Ref160M amps would sound so good in your room!
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You should totally do it!
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Guys, I can't right now but I'm definitely going to consider this in the future. My dealer should be getting them soon.
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They look and sound wonderful. Anyone had a chance to compare to the REF 250SE?
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