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Headphones sound harsh with Reflex-M, suggestions?

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I once compared the original Solo UL and a pair of Proprius with a 120 Ohm load. They sounded the same.
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You know, this topic is quite frustrating in that the same problem existed for me in 1979. The Cambridge P60 and Tangent RS4 speakers sounded oh so distorted and bright partnered with my brand new Rega Planar 3 (with a selection of MM cartridges).

When used with a Thorens TD125 (equally brand new, but not mine), it sounded superb. What was it about the Cambridge P60 that was so faulty?

With so many reviewers lined up behind Roy, butter has never melted in his mouth!
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Hi All
  Rega RP8/Apheta 2 with Reflex/EXP (waiting for new Accession MC!!!) and Solo ULDE into Focal Utopia. Magnificent. Volume control running between 9am (most pop/rock) and 12pm (quietest of classical recordings). I’ve never noticed any hiss, but I’ve never gone looking for it, I suppose. Incredible definition, focus and depth of soundstage. Instrumental colors are vibrant and authentic. I love it! A few friends with very different systems than mine have commented on how beautifully balanced it is. It’s interesting that many reviews of the Utopia criticism it as bright - all I can think is that the unit wasn’t properly broken in, or the Utopia revealed too much of what their headphone amp couldn’t do.

I am still stoked with my Solo ULDE. A piece of audio gold.
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