I wanted to give an update on my Ulysses speakers. I have been running them with my Modwright Oppo 105, Modwright LS 100 and a pair of Ncore monos. The setup sounds great, lots of power, detail and great tight bass. The amps are maybe a little to honest for my liking, so I set out to try something different.
I ended up with an Allnic 300b integrated amp. Unfortunately, the amp arrived DOA and it took me about a month to get it fixed. When I got it back and hooked it up, I really liked what I heard. Sure, it cant push the speakers like the Ncore amps do, but within it's limits, the sound is wonderful. Plenty of detail with a nice rounded bass and a midrange that is so real and warm that it's intoxicating.
This sound now has me wanting to take the next step and get a pair of mono blocks that I can use with the rest of my system. Right now there is a beautiful pair of Fi 300b monos for sale. I love the looks and reviews on Don's amps are always good. Now someone has tipped me off that the Zu guys are selling a pair of Melody 845-1 amps.
Now I have a conundrum, I know I like the 300b sound, but 8-9 watts only goes so far. I have not heard a 845 based amp before, but have read that it has the same qualities as a 300b, but with more than double the power. Does anyone have experience with a 845 based amp and Daedalus speakers?