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Just got mine in. Highs are nice and clear, but the low end sounds a bit muddy. I have access to a few alternatives for the preamp tubes that I'll be trying this weekend, which should help bring that bottom end back. Of note is that the volume knob was unresponsive when I first turned it on. I found that I needed to push in on the knob before it was affect the volume in any way. Solid amp all around though, especially for the price!
And for those that are wondering: Yes, this will drive Pioneer BS-22LR speakers (85Db Sensitivity). Won't be groundbreaking or anything, but perfectly serviceable. I am regularly driving a pair of Energy CB-20 speakers with this amp, but I threw it at the Pioneer to see what happens. It was loud enough that I was worried about disturbing the neighbors in my apartment, just not "worried about cops knocking at the door" loud. Definitely great for desktop listening though!
Yeah I use them with the BS-22LR. Perfect for my small living space. I have to keep it at reasonable levels to not disturb neighbors. Like you said though, it's not "dance party" levels. Sounds great though.