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RE: audio research REF 210 monoblocks vs REF 150


I would go with the Ref 150 unless you really need the extra power (and cost of replacing twice the tubes). I own a Ref 110 and the Ref 150 is quite a bit better especially with KT150 tubes installed.

The SP20 is basically an LS27 with a phono preamp. The Ref 5se is in another league, and when matched with a Ref Phono 2se it is just magical. I have both, my Ref 5se convinced me I also needed the Ref Phono 2se.

With Audio Research's trade up program there should be some nice used pieces for sale. At around half price used the Ref 5se is a real steal.




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