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Offline tmazz

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Re: Tube amp with solid state pre amp
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2017, 10:03:39 PM »
  I respectfully disagree Tom. Lots of high powered Integrated amps out there. They just cost big money. Boulder, Bryston, Solution and more.  Panel speakers are a different breed which need current. I'm talking most speakers out there.
  For most applications integrated amps are a simple solution. 50W of class "A" power goes a long way. Even 20W with 88db speakers "Fritz" played loud enough without any strain.
 You are correct in saying the "right tool". Amp/speaker match is crucial to great sound.


charles

If I am not mistaken, the higher power integrateds you mentioned were all solid state outputs. My comment was based on sticking with the original point of the thread that talked about looking for a tube amp. I am not ware of too many integrated amps with tube output sections and power of 100 or more WPC. But then I have been wrong before and probably will be again at some time in the future
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