Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
Andrew, forgive a naive question, but is there such a thing as "speed" of the amp?

Way back when, I went from a NAD 2200PE to a receiver and felt something was missing. I can only describe it as missing some "liveness" that I was perceiving as a lack of transients...drums, cymbals, a "roughly" played and close-miked acoustic guitar.

I'm not sure if there was a "speed" issue, or it was a matter of having huge reserves for those very short attacks(?).

I used to read of damping factors, etc... which I don't see as much info on anymore.

Is there anything to this?

maybe you're talking about "rise time"...
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