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curtis
03-01-2004, 01:58 PM
When I compared my CMT-340's to Von Schweikert VR-1's at a local shop, we used a Consonance tube amp. I do not recall what the differences were...so nothing that really stood out in my mind.

Tube amps do different things to different speakers.

-curtis

bikeman
03-02-2004, 07:43 AM
Some of the ultra high end speaker companies will tweak their speakers depending on whether the amplification is tubed or SS. I have no idea if it makes an actual difference or if they're just playing to the predjudices of their customers.
Tubed amp afcionados can be a bit different than the rest of us. They can hear the earth rotate. [:D]

David

Lou-the-dog
03-02-2004, 09:14 AM
Thats cracks me up bikeman! I probably will never be able to claim to hear the earth rotate. For instance my hearing is SOOOO bad that I can't even hear my wife yelling at me right now to take the trash out!

Randy