Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Portland, Oregon
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I agree, try to fix the Classe. I will say, though, that your budget, or close to it, should buy a Pass X250.8 demo at Reno HiFi. A lovely amplifier, if you can deal with the 400w of heat at idle.
Mike (Portland, Oregon -- Long gone from North Carolina)
Main 2.2 system: Auralic Aries G1 streamer, Anthem STR preamp, Bryston 4B3 amp, Janszen Valentina mains, 2x JL Audio F112 subs. Desktop 2.1 system: JRiver Media Center, Classé CP-800 DAC-preamp, Marsh A400s amp, Harbeth P3ESR, B&W ASW610.