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Integrated Amp Match for B&W 683

I am seeking advice for a good integrated amp to match my B&W's 683.  I am considering the Anthem 225 or Vincent SV-236MK. Any thoughts on these combinations? I will be able to audition both in a couple of days. 

 

Before deciding I would like to know any other suggestions that I should consider in a price range of 1,000 -$2,000. 

 

 

 

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The Vincent is a very good amplifier; the Anthem sucks.

My top two choices in that price range would be the Music Hall A70.2 and the Musical Fidelity M3i, which are both excellent-sounding amplifiers with good power that will work great with your speakers. They both sell for $1500. The Vincent would be my #3 choice. The Anthem would be #54 or 55; I think it sounds like an old Sony amp, becuse the sound quality goes to hell when it is driven hard.

 

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I am seeking advice for a good integrated amp to match my B&W's 683.  I am considering the Anthem 225 or Vincent SV-236MK. Any thoughts on these combinations? I will be able to audition both in a couple of days. 

 

Before deciding I would like to know any other suggestions that I should consider in a price range of 1,000 -$2,000. 

 

 

 

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Thanks for the feedback!  I

Thanks for the feedback!  I got the opportunity to audition the Anthem and the Vincent integrated amps.  I loved the sound produced by the Vincent amp.  Definitely  I will keep this one as an alternative. Regarding to Music Hall, the dealer who sold me the B&W's sell Music Hall gear. I look at the specs online, I will audition this one too to compare it with the Vincent. 

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