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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6420 on: April 15, 2019, 22:23 »
err no.?. unless someone using the 2 you mentioned IS actually pairing them with a pair of Dynaudio S40 or any current 4ohm dynaudio bookshelf's gives a valid green light saying can.  :-X
anyhow much are those? there are some entry pre-own accuphase around. the S40 did sound better when bro comfort had it.
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6421 on: April 15, 2019, 22:41 »
Thanks guys for the suggestion. Probably amp need to change to bring out the potential of S40. Apart from Plinius, Accuphase, Marantz PM11, Ayre MXR Twenty, can Exposure 3010S2D or Rega Elicit-R do the job for the time being?
Since you have the speaker, why not try it with some of these amps instead of soliciting even more choices and confusing yourself bro?
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6422 on: April 16, 2019, 20:18 »


err no.?. unless someone using the 2 you mentioned IS actually pairing them with a pair of Dynaudio S40 or any current 4ohm dynaudio bookshelf's gives a valid green light saying can.  :-X
anyhow much are those? there are some entry pre-own accuphase around. the S40 did sound better when bro comfort had it.

DJQ, where can I find pre-owned Accuphase? I normally look for pre-owned at this forum or Carousell.
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6423 on: April 16, 2019, 20:24 »


Since you have the speaker, why not try it with some of these amps instead of soliciting even more choices and confusing yourself bro?

Hi Pete, cos the amps recommended by Bros here are mainly above 5k while the 2 I mentioned are available now around 2k pre-owned. Guess I will need to up my budget to bring my system to next level to shine S40.

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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6424 on: April 16, 2019, 21:01 »

Hi Pete, cos the amps recommended by Bros here are mainly above 5k while the 2 I mentioned are available now around 2k pre-owned. Guess I will need to up my budget to bring my system to next level to shine S40.

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IMHO, you can use what you have first or trade up, eg a PM 11 should be under 4k, and will give plenty of juice. But it's best to listen first..
Also try the new Cambridge Audio Edge A. Very powerful and very musical..
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6425 on: April 16, 2019, 21:27 »

Hi Pete, cos the amps recommended by Bros here are mainly above 5k while the 2 I mentioned are available now around 2k pre-owned. Guess I will need to up my budget to bring my system to next level to shine S40.

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U can consider getting Hegel 160 or preferably 360, will not break your bank:)

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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6426 on: April 16, 2019, 22:39 »

Hi Pete, cos the amps recommended by Bros here are mainly above 5k while the 2 I mentioned are available now around 2k pre-owned. Guess I will need to up my budget to bring my system to next level to shine S40.

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You probably need a high current amp with higher damping factor to allow you with a better control of the speakers. Consider this amp - https://sg.carousell.com/p/merrill-audio-taranis-stereo-amp-400watts-ch-218337059/, should be easy on your pocket. Go direct with Schiit Gungnir DAC since it has balanced output and use Bluesound Node2i to control the volume if that works.

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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6427 on: April 17, 2019, 10:34 »
Second Pete's suggestion to go for a second hand pm11s3. I previously had it with a c1, very smooth non fatiguing sound. Should be able to get a used one around low 3ish grand

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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6428 on: April 17, 2019, 11:20 »

Hi Pete, cos the amps recommended by Bros here are mainly above 5k while the 2 I mentioned are available now around 2k pre-owned. Guess I will need to up my budget to bring my system to next level to shine S40.

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My place is still being cleaned up, but you can bring your S40s to try with my amp (which is already unpacked) over this long weekend.. pm me.
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6429 on: April 18, 2019, 10:26 »
« Last Edit: April 18, 2019, 10:36 by petetherock »
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6430 on: April 22, 2019, 13:08 »
My place is still being cleaned up, but you can bring your S40s to try with my amp (which is already unpacked) over this long weekend.. pm me.
Hi Pete, thanks for your kind gesture. What amp are you using now? I remember I read your blog on S40 in 2017 and piqued my interest in this speakers ever since.

Hi tsi-dsg, Tiktokape and twlmad, thanks for the suggestions.

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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6431 on: April 22, 2019, 13:29 »
Hi Pete, thanks for your kind gesture. What amp are you using now? I remember I read your blog on S40 in 2017 and piqued my interest in this speakers ever since.

Hi tsi-dsg, Tiktokape and twlmad, thanks for the suggestions.
Same amp - PM 11S3
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6432 on: April 22, 2019, 14:19 »

Hi Pete, cos the amps recommended by Bros here are mainly above 5k while the 2 I mentioned are available now around 2k pre-owned. Guess I will need to up my budget to bring my system to next level to shine S40.

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Bro thyewb,
You may consider preowned Densen amp as well, the price should be around your budget. Previously I use Densen pre power amp with my Contour S1.4 & C1, densen are good match with dynaudio.
Enjoy the upgrade journey!  :)
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6433 on: April 22, 2019, 14:49 »
wah Bro sjtan selling his prized Densen pre power. I have had B200 and B320 before. never regretted, sleek lines and it my 1st so high end setup match with my C1s previously.
Denmark made for Denmark. suggest bro Thyeweb make a visit to have a listen before you commit. If you wanna Play Dynaudio, you need to understand strengths and weakness.
of course only if you are seriously keen. Ppl will most willing to share but some also waste ppl time by sharing unconstructively. it up to you.
looks 1st or sound 1st or price 1st?  :) the setup is yours. its very individual, as i have said what i like you may not like. what you deem as good may only sound decent to me.
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Re: Dynaudio Speaker Thread
« Reply #6434 on: April 22, 2019, 16:07 »
wah Bro sjtan selling his prized Densen pre power. I have had B200 and B320 before. never regretted, sleek lines and it my 1st so high end setup match with my C1s previously.
Denmark made for Denmark. suggest bro Thyeweb make a visit to have a listen before you commit. If you wanna Play Dynaudio, you need to understand strengths and weakness.
of course only if you are seriously keen. Ppl will most willing to share but some also waste ppl time by sharing unconstructively. it up to you.
looks 1st or sound 1st or price 1st?  :) the setup is yours. its very individual, as i have said what i like you may not like. what you deem as good may only sound decent to me.


Oh! Bro sjtan is selling his Densen. He is one of the Densen - Dynaudio kakies. Went his place listen long time ago, his setup sound very good.

I sold my Densen pre & power amp recently, I love the densen pair with dynaudio, but I cannot resist offer of a preowned Chord Integrated amp by another bro. So I have to let go my beloved densen & move on. I somehow miss the sound of Densen - Dynaudio.  :-X
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