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    Default 5 channel tube AMP

    I saw a 5 channel home theater tube amp from butler

    http://www.butleraudio.com/tdb5150.php

    is there any other companies that make something like this that are a little more affordable????
    2 CHANNEL
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    That's pretty affordable if you ask me. But I'm curious to see the results as well. *subscribed*

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    If I had the money, this amp would be on my very short list to try out.
    HT/2-channel Rig: Sony 50 LCD TV; Toshiba HD-A2 DVD player; Emotiva LMC-1 pre/pro; Rogue Audio M-120 monoblocks (modded); Placette RVC; Emotiva LPA-1 amp; Bada HD-22 tube CDP (modded); VMPS Tower II SE (fronts); DIY Clearwave Dynamic 4CC (center); Wharfedale Opus Tri-Surrounds (rear); and VMPS 215 sub

    "God grooves with tubes."

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    I believe these amps are hybris ss and tube amps. I have heard good things about them but never demo'd them. I think Antique Sound Labs make small affordable tube monoblocks. Check out audioadvisor.com, they used to carry them.
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    They are Hybrid, it's still sand power at the end of the day.
    Check your lips at the door woman. Shake your hips like battleships. Yeah, all the white girls trip when I sing at Sunday service.

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    I have the TDB 2250 and can't say enough good things about it.Balls to drive anything with alittle sweet tube sound on top.PERFECT for me.Butler is also comming out with a tubed AVR soon.6 moons has a nice write up on the amp.
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