I just discovered this forum here. From what I have seen its really nice how you treat eachother… night and day compared to another forum where I‘m signed up aswell
Let my first introduce myself real quick.
I‘m Reto from Switzerland. I‘m in my mid 20ties and just discovered this hobby.
Last year I frist bought some Wharfedale Dentons 85s, a Vincent SV500 AMP and a very cheap turntable… from time to time I made small updates (like we all do )
My current setup is the following:
- technics SL1210 with Goldring 1042
- vincent SV500 AMP
- Vincent PHO-200
- Troels Gravens Faital 3WC-10 speakers
- svs sb100pro subwoofer
I often listen vinyl but would love to stream in high quality aswell… currently I just connect my iphone with a cable to the AMP… as you can image it sounds…. Not very good…
May I tell you my problem:
I recently finished building my custom speakers from Troel Gravens - Faital 3WC-10.
it was such a fun project to build my own custom speaker. Here is a picture for you:
The new speakers are ghe following:
Dimensions: 37.5 x 40 x 68 cm, WxDxH.
System sensitivity: 93 dB/2.8V/1 meter.
Impedance: 8 Ohms, minimum 5 Ohms at 35 and 700 Hz.
Point of crossover: 500 and 2400 Hz, LR2 filter.
Power requirement: 20+ watts/channel.
I love the speakers, but would love to get some better quality music.
I ready to sell the vincent AMP, svs subwoofer (i dont need it anymore i think…) and invest some more money for a good streaming solution but keep the possibilities to use my turntable.
I have an offer for an Atom for about 2400 $ maybe less.
My question for you guys:
Do you think the atom is an upgrade to the vincent? Do you think I still need a power amplifier and the Atom to get the full potential from the speakers?
I‘m really new to this… i just wish for a better music listening i know this is different to everyone’s ears…
Or can you recommend me something else? What would you do in my case If you have… lets say 3500$ budget.
Many thanks for your help.
Have a great one!
Reto from Switzerland (sorry for my bad english…)