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Old 19th October 2014 | Show parent
 
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Originally Posted by Doc Mixwell View Post
With the A/B of them being far more valid now,[listening here with fresh ears at 9:32am with an HD I/O and Focal Solo 6BE, They certainly sound different
and just like I remember them
the Apogee has this awesome warmth, kinda hazy but actually sounds nice to me. I like lots of clarity but more so, I like coloration. The 192 sounds thinner and cleaner
I much prefer how Apogee makes their converters sound
the HD I/O is very, very nice, I like making records with them. They kill the old 192's by a long mile,
but the Apogee's make love to my ears,
that's just how I am hearing it...
That's exactly how I hear the old 8000, but for some reason the Symphony doesn't make as much love to my ears. It certainly doesn't hurt either, but the 8000 has a truly musical euphonic effect which the Symphony can't match although providing more real estate. To me.