“The RA-1592’s sense of reserve power and dynamic headroom was suggestive of the hulking RB-1090 in its bass extension, slam, and pitch definition. During Jen Chapin’s cover of “Master Blaster,” the acoustic bass reproduction attached itself to the acoustics of my listening room and delivered the resonance, snapping string attack, and bloom that I’ve come to expect from this superb Chesky SACD track. Compared with the relentless power and control of the 1090, the RA-1592 comes up a little short in extreme grip and backbone at high outputs (”



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