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Next choice in amps

Post by bahamayellow714 » Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:06 am

Hello, I currently am running a pair of Infinity Kappa 9s with 2 Tfm-25 in bi amp mode. One of the amps has been rebuilt by Rolland and the whole system sounds great. I was wondering if I was to move up to a different amp which one would It be. I was thinking maybe a pair of Silver 9t, bi amp a pair of tfm-45 or 55s or maybe Sunfire. I am not planning on doing anything soon maybe in the next 2 years or so. I am using a really small parasound pre amp that sounds great but the choices I was considering for pre amps was the Sunfire tube pre, Mcintosh c-15 or a Vincent hybrid tube. I really like the sonic signature of the tfm-25s. I tried hooking my A500x to the 9s and didn't like the way they sounded on them. Those are connected to my Infinity 8.1s which are completely different and sound nice on those. I have read threads in different forums that use all of these amps. Any suggestions are appreciated. A couple pics.

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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by jjptkd » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:10 am

I've got a really nice Sunfire 625x2 for sale that I bet would sound really nice with those..

http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/6493 ... -warranty/
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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by kingman » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:46 am

jjptkd wrote:I've got a really nice Sunfire 625x2 for sale that I bet would sound really nice with those..

http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/6493 ... -warranty/
That is one nice amp! It would upgrade most systems I've seen or heard!!! =D> =D> =D>
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Post by radioeng2 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:58 am

I never had any complaints running 9T's with big Martin Logan's. Those are also pretty demanding.

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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by bahamayellow714 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:47 pm

jjptkd wrote:I've got a really nice Sunfire 625x2 for sale that I bet would sound really nice with those..

http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/6493 ... -warranty/
That's a really nice one. I am sure I couldn't afford it right at the moment. lol.

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Post by angelod307 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:38 pm

You will never ever be disappointed with a sunfire.
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Post by hewlew1 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:18 pm

angelod307 wrote:
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You will never ever be disappointed with a sunfire.
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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by Magnaryder » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:47 am

Lightstar....anything less is 2 Dixie cups and a string. Second best would be one of the big Sunfire amps.

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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by MRHP » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:46 am

jjptkd wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:10 am
I've got a really nice Sunfire 625x2 for sale that I bet would sound really nice with those..

http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/6493 ... -warranty/
I'm just curious...is that the amp I bought from you?
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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by tfm75 » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:42 pm

If you did go ahead and upgrade your preamp you just might get more mileage out of your TFM-25's. I bet you preamp gets close to clipping before you TFM-25 can open up and sing.
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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by tfm75 » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:48 pm

Just seen your Dvd player in your rack. Wondering how does it sound with music cd's. I have it's CD only brother the Denon DCD 1650 AR and would not change it for the world. Nice system you have there............................TFM-75 =D>
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Re: Next choice in amps

Post by jjptkd » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:37 pm

MRHP wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:46 am
jjptkd wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:10 am
I've got a really nice Sunfire 625x2 for sale that I bet would sound really nice with those..

http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/6493 ... -warranty/
I'm just curious...is that the amp I bought from you?
It is one sweet piece of Sunfire gear and sound incredible!
Yep, same amp. I really hated to give that thing up best sounding Sunfire amp IMO.
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