• 03-05-2004, 01:40 PM
    Rotel RA985BX I-Amp for my B&W 604 S3s???
    Hey there everybody! I've found a great deal on a Rotel RA985BX integrated amplifier that's rated for 100W X 2. Does anybody out there have any experience pairing this amp with the larger of the Bowers and Wilkins speaks? Right now, I'm just using an old Technics DD/DTS receiver for my 2 channel listening. I'd prefer to get a little more clean power for listening to music. I can't audition the amp before buying... anybody think I should go for it at around $250?

    Thanks for all replies in advance!
  • 03-06-2004, 10:55 AM
    I'm not sure how old this rotel is...but these days, B&W speakers are designed with rotel in mind ever since they became partners in the audio industry. On the same note, the amps rotel makes have B&W in mind.
    B&W uses rotels to make tests and tweaks.
    Rotel uses B&W as monitors to perfect thier design and components.

    The co-op hasnt been very long so the I-amp you mention may not apply.
  • 03-10-2004, 09:47 PM
    An excellent well-built amp at a good price - the S3's will sing!