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Originally Posted by basshead81
Aside from doing max output sweeps(which nobody ever posts), I do not think the differences can be measured any other way. Your best bet is to compare and analyze the Long term compression charts between the XS30 and XS30se and you will see 3-5db more headroom before compression starts on the low end. If you do not listen at levels greater than100-105db, then that probably will not be a big deal, but there still will be a noticeable difference is sound quality.
That says it all!!! I do not do graphs and I noticed the cleaner output with my XS30se right away, your ears will tell you its money well spent!!!!!!
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Last edited by Mike Butny; 07-06-2014 at 12:42 AM.