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Old 11-02-2018, 11:06 AM
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Default ML-2 .... good preamp option?

I just bought a pair of ML-2 (toroidal) power įmplifiers that have seen almost no use, and would like to pair them with a preamp that help them to create magic. In your experience what brands/characteristics need to look for?, old or new models?, is not a matter of cost (within limits of course), is much more a matter of synergy. They will be paired with an avangarde UNOs original series speakers.
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Old 11-02-2018, 11:39 AM
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For the best synergy with AG speakers most users pair them with tube amplifiers.
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Old 11-02-2018, 11:52 AM
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Thanks audio bill but seems like there are 2 different opinions on that (as happens in almost everything in this hobby), some say tubes other say class A solid states ... . Besides this, what about a preamp that offers good synergy with this babies? . Thanks
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Old 11-02-2018, 01:04 PM
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Find an ML-1 in great shape and that would sound very nice indeed.

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326S, 38S, any of the newer (post-2000) 'S' model Levinson preamps would be terrific. The newer the better.
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Great, thanks for the advice.
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As good as Levinson's other gear is, IMHO their preamps are the pinnacle of their designs.
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