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defusestudio
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Music Hall mmf 2.2 on Marantz PM6004 or Music Hall A15.2

Hello,

 

I really want to start listening some vinyl... I would like to buy the Music Hall mmf2.2 but I don't know the amp to pair it with. I can't judge the technical differences.

What would I do? The Marantz PM6004 (with all the awards) or the Music Hall A15.2??

It is for playing vinyl.

Any thoughts on the Music Hall mmf 2.2.

I play roots, americana, jazz, country and bluegrass... (mainly)

 

Thanks and sorry if this question is already answered somewhere else...

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As far as I'm concerned the Music Hall MMF-2.2 is THE

entry level turntable. Good tonearm, decent cartridge, and has adjustable VTA.

The Music Hall A15.2 would be a very good unit. I like its phono section, build quality and feature set (simple is better), and it is more powerful than the Marantz which might be important depending on the loudspeakers you will use. And those loudspeakers are what?

Good luck, it looks like you are on the right track!

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Used speakers...

For now, I will be using a pair of KEF IQ70, which aren't very good but I'm building a pair of back-loaded horns based on the Fostex full-range speakers. I already build a small pair based on Fostex. They sound better than the KEFs.

I just can't seem to find a review of the Music Hall A15.2. There are lots of super-great reviews on the Marantz 6004 though.

 

Thanks

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Stereophile rated the Music Hall A15.2 better than the Marantz
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which would be better for the

which would be better for the kef q300?

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That would be the Music Hall A15.2...

of course!

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AMPLIFIER

I recommend the Music Hall A15.2 also. It is only $499 from Music Direct, and I don't think you can beat it for under $1000.

I think that if you connect the KEF iQ70 speakers to the Music Hall 15.2 you may change your mind about how good they are. IMO they are pretty-good-sounding speakers.

 

 

jackfish wrote:

of course!

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