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audioresearch LS with 8040

carpat, modified 12 Years ago.

audioresearch LS with 8040

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 12/17/09 Recent Posts
hello,
 I have a pair of Genelec 8040 with a Mackie 1204 VLZ. Its nice but I'd like to buy a home listening a preamplifier audioresearch LS3B hand but I do not know if there will be an incompatibility between the two? Specifications of LS3B:
- 250 ohms main output. 500 Ohms balanced (LS3B). Recommended load 60 kOhms and 100 pF (20 kOhms minimum and 1000 pF maximum)
- Balanced output (LS3B): 24 dB
- 2V RMS 2 Hz to 100 kHz, all outputs, 60 Ohm load (Maximum output 35V RMS, 70V RMS balanced (LS3B) at 1 / 2% THD at 1 kHz into 100 ohm)
thank you for your help and recommandation.
ilkka-rissanen, modified 12 Years ago.

Re: audioresearch LS with 8040

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hi,

There is no incompatibility. The ratio between the output (500 ohm) and the input impedance (10 kohm) is 20, which is more than enough. Also the maximum output voltage is high enough for the 8040As. Other specs are more or less irrelevant.

Happy listening!
carpat, modified 12 Years ago.

Re: audioresearch LS with 8040

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 12/17/09 Recent Posts
thank you very much.
Do you have any suggestions as preamplifiers (audioresearch or others) for a beautiful scene with my genelec? Or experiences?
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ilkka-rissanen, modified 12 Years ago.

Re: audioresearch LS with 8040

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
thank you very much.
Do you have any suggestions as preamplifiers (audioresearch or others) for a beautiful scene with my genelec? Or experiences?
I know I abuse ...

Unfortunately I don't have that kind of information on different preamplifiers. Maybe other community members can help?