Arrived today. I am still awaiting the amplifier I ordered (Boulder 3060) and pre-amplifier (TBD). They got initial positioning and setup with D'Agostino Momentum amp and Rossini.
My initial reaction to them vs. the Alexia's they replaced:
1) Richer bass but a bit tight.
2) Mid-range is...
Today I auditioned the Nagra HD Preamp. Given that there are very few reviews on this product I thought it might be useful to post my thoughts.
First, the system I listened to:
DAC: Nagra Classic
Preamp: Nagra HD Preamp (latest iteration)
Amp: Nagra HD monos
Speakers: YG Sonja 2.2i
(my first post)
I am close to making a decision on a 3060. Rest of the system is Alexx V, dCS Rossini+Clock, Transparent XL.
My only hesitation is around musicality - I want more bass and a lower noise floor but without sacrificing smoothness and musicality. (The amp being upgraded is a...