B&W's + tubes

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by James Bergeron, May 9, 2002.

  1. James Bergeron

    James Bergeron Supporting Actor

    Oct 9, 2001
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    Wow, I just picked up some Antique Sound Labs Tube gear and was using some paradigm Atom's. Sounded great, until last night I hooked up my B&W 303's (still fairly low end speakers) and WOW amazing! On Solid state amplification (I have a denon 4800) I didn't really find the B&W's had enough extension down low and were not really all that great. But with the tubes WOW let me tell you whole new world!

    Does anyone else use B&W with tubes? I'm now wondering what a CDM or Natilus would sound like!
  2. Saurav

    Saurav Cinematographer

    Feb 15, 2001
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    AFAIK, the higher end B&W's are pretty power-hungry, so I don't know how your ASL would perform with those. I could be wrong, as they should be more sensitive than the bookshelves, so they may actually play louder and better.

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