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Technics SU-R1000 GaN Integrated, that has everything bar the speakers

Really looking forward to a Stereophile full review/measurments on this, as it's getting some very good press.

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TAS

Haven't read it, yet, but TAS has a pretty recent, comprehensive review of this amp.

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GaN

Yeah, I can never really believe what I read on TAS, I need measurements to back things up, otherwise it becomes too subjective. Hope Stereophile get going on this before it's becomes old news.

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I hear 'ya!

Yes, indeed! John Atkinson's measurements are always informative. However, I assume you already know that specifications and even measurements seldom tell the whole story. There's never any alternative to your own two ears. Sometimes, the sonic results defy the specifications and measurements. Some manufacturers also tend to be quite conservative with some of their advertised specifications. That being said, for the price commanded for this particular integrated, if the published THD is anywhere near accurate, that isn't particularly impressive. The published output power rating is rather stingy, as well, compared to many high-end integrateds at the same price point.

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Feedback too much can sound bad.

"if the published THD is anywhere near accurate, that isn't particularly impressive".

That apparently is because it uses low amounts of feedback, and "could" be just local and not global, which in my books is always better "if" the distortion doesn't increase too much.

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It got a good rap here

https://7review.com/technics-su-r1000-review/

@JA, any chance of getting one for review??
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