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skidster
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connect B&O amp to non-B&O kit?

Hello all -

I would love to buy a vintage b&o amp to use with existing kit (simple set, a pair of b&w xts2 and a Kiss dp-600: far from audiophile but suits a small house and my simple tastes)

I am currently using an old Arcam but find that a b&o style (like a 1900 or a 5500, both of which I see on eBay rather cheap)

SO; - how do i connect to the B7O unit, since all that i've ever seen have funky little connectors, din and all that - i need simply l&r speaker outputs and a single l&r stereo input - can this be done, do i need custom cables?

any help much appreciated.

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Re: connect B&O amp to non-B&O kit?

B&O dealers used to carry adapters to mate other gear with B&O. I doubt you'll find any at a dealer nowdays though. B&O has stopped supporting all of the old stuff and parts are no longer available. I would consider this before I purchased a used B&O product. Once it breaks, that's it. If you must have a 5500, try a B&O repair shop for the adapters.

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Re: connect B&O amp to non-B&O kit?

good advice... cheers!

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