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M1.5 vs M1.5t
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#1 Posted: Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:55:46 PM(UTC)
 
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So whats the difference between the M1.5 and the M1.5t?
 
All I can see in the specs is the distortion rating on the M1.5 is less than 0.1% and the 1.5t is 0.5%
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#2 Posted: Thursday, June 24, 2010 11:38:45 PM(UTC)
 
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The "t" indicates that the amp was transfer function modified, in this case to match a Mark Levinson ML-2.
If you are interested in the details you can read more in this Audio Critic review.
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#3 Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010 1:20:38 AM(UTC)
 
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Thanks Zumbini
 
I will read the link.
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#4 Posted: Saturday, June 26, 2010 1:59:54 AM(UTC)
 
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Thanks for the link. Very interesting article.
 
I just picked up an M1.5t and use my MXR150 as a pre-amp. I absolutley love the sound.
Family Room (HT): Emotiva XPA-2 Gen2, Rotel RC-1082, Rotel RT-1080, SpeakerCraft CS3, Bose 901 series II, Sony CDP-C325
Office equipment: Emotiva SA-250, Audio Research Reference Two Preamp, Carver TX-11b, Acoustic Research AR90s, Grant Fidelity CD327A, Sansui SR-717 w/ Shure M97xE, Sony HX-PRO TC-WE635, Behringer UFO202, Asus U47A
Son's system: Carver M500t MkII, BillD modified C-1, TX-11a, AR TSW610s, Teac DS-H01 universal docking station: iPod, iTouch

Idle Gear: Carver M-1.0t MkII Opt002, MXR150, Bose 901 series VI, AR91s for restoration



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