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Offline oguinn

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Fitting Stereomour II Into My System
« on: September 11, 2018, 07:46:35 PM »
With the sale going on, I was considering accelerating some purchases I’d been eyeing. I was thinking about getting the Stereomour II to power my speakers and leaving my newly-completed SEX to power my headphones (and dropping their output impedance back down to 4 ohms). To switch between the two, I was considering the Smash as an upgrade to my Quickie.

However, I just realized after doing more research that the Stereomour is integrated. It sounds as if attaching an active pre-amp before the Stereomour isn’t necessarily the best path to take.

Have I misunderstood? Would the Smash still be a good pre so I can switch my sources back and forth to the SEX or the Stereomour? Or should I look for a different output switch that’s passive?
Jameson O’Guinn

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Main System: Schiit Bifrost MB, U-Turn Orbit, Reduction w/ Integration, Smash w/ Smashup & SmashQuiet (replacing w/ BeePre), Stereomour II w/ DC Filament & Shunt Regulator (replacing w/ Kaiju), SEX 3.0 w/ C4S, Blumenstein Orcas, HD6XX

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Offline Paul Birkeland

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Re: Fitting Stereomour II Into My System
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 06:14:18 AM »
The Smash will pair with the Stereomour nicely, but it isn't explicitly necessary.  Some do find the extra gain helpful, especially if the Steremour is powering inefficient speakers. 
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Re: Fitting Stereomour II Into My System
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 10:31:22 AM »
Got it, thank you. Order placed!
Jameson O’Guinn

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Main System: Schiit Bifrost MB, U-Turn Orbit, Reduction w/ Integration, Smash w/ Smashup & SmashQuiet (replacing w/ BeePre), Stereomour II w/ DC Filament & Shunt Regulator (replacing w/ Kaiju), SEX 3.0 w/ C4S, Blumenstein Orcas, HD6XX

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