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Stereo amplifiers go well with Active Loudspeakers? deming Jun 26th, 10, 01:32 AM #1

Hi, I'm actually looking for a stereo amplifier such as Marantz PM6003 to match my aktimate mini but I heard stereo amplifers are compatible with passive speakers only? Is this true?

I planning to use it to connect to my PC besides my CD player. May I know if I need a USB DAC such as Cambridge Audio to link up with each other?

Thanks for the help.


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weib Jun 26th, 10, 01:37 AM #2
Your aktimate already has an amp.
Double amping it will not improve the sound - you can however use a preamp.

If you want to use a CDP, just use the RCA in, into your aktimate.
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deming Jun 26th, 10, 01:42 AM #3
Thanks for the advice weib.
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aLKayeL Jun 26th, 10, 10:14 AM #4
Get a tube preamp for a change in sound I myself am looking into getting one soon.
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trowa_sg Jun 29th, 10, 12:44 PM #5
Does tube amp actually works with my akitmate speakers? I saw sin cruise thread and thought of getting one.
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AsuraN Jun 29th, 10, 12:49 PM #6
GS Audio Mini ~ =P

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weib Jun 29th, 10, 01:04 PM #7
Tube preamp or tube dac with a preamp.

Ask first before buying anything esp the bolded part.
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deming Jul 3rd, 10, 11:05 PM #8
Does Maverick Tube Magic DAC works ? I read from the website that it's a DAC with A preamp features.

Maverick Audio - Tube Magic D1 DAC
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weib Jul 4th, 10, 06:42 AM #9
Yes it will work.
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