AD8610 ...or AD843 ...or AD8610
Mar 26, 2006 at 8:58 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 12

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I'm sooo undecided as to which of these to use in an Intersil HA-5002 buffered amp, for a Senn HD650.


The AD8610s I'd have to order, the AD843s I have here with me. My dilemma is, which will have the more 'emotive' sound (with acoustic/vocal music), yet a neutral/natural overall signature? For simplicity, money saving, and laziness, I'd rather rely upon opinions than order AD8610s and compare them.


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Mar 26, 2006 at 8:59 PM Post #2 of 12

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Also, would the AD843 tolerate class A biasing well, given the already high quiescent current?
 
Mar 27, 2006 at 7:57 AM Post #3 of 12

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Please keep 'em coming
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Mar 27, 2006 at 8:08 PM Post #5 of 12

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Thanks, keep them coming...
 
Mar 28, 2006 at 7:23 AM Post #8 of 12

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After hearing several amps now with the 8610 in it, I still have yet to encounter a case where I don't find it rather unpleasant, but that's mostly with the cans I tend to use. With the Senns, it's not so bad, although I think the 843 is preferable.
 
Mar 28, 2006 at 2:24 PM Post #9 of 12

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Thanks! I guess I'll go with the AD843s one and for all.
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Mar 28, 2006 at 2:46 PM Post #10 of 12

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Though... how about the AD744 ? Does it compare with the AD843 (both class A biased) ?
 
Mar 28, 2006 at 5:53 PM Post #12 of 12

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Gord SW Ont
Spoken like a true head-fier!
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I swear it wasn't a desired effect
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In the end my impulsiveness has decided in my place (after a bit of reading) so AD744K it is, one and for all.
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I'm just in wait for a third one for the ground channel.
 

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