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Old 21st November 2019, 06:31 PM
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Default Re: KEL84 Conundrum/advice

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Originally Posted by vitalstates View Post
notwithstanding all other issues..

have you considered that the bass may be a bit tighter with the quad as the output impedance will likely be much lower. Is it possible that the boomy bass may have been psychological(i.e was always there) and swapping in the quad has fed your unease?
Quite possibly. I'm always alive to the possibility of 'expectation bias' etc, but in this case I thought I noticed the 'boominess' before I plugged in the Quad (which I used to see if it was the valve amp that had somehow altered the sound characteristics).

Cheers,

Richard.
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