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Offline Atjan

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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2013, 09:45:23 AM »
I wish I had the bucks. For now, all I can afford is a Viper. If I can get the recipe somewhere.  :EGrin:
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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #16 on: December 10, 2013, 10:01:02 AM »
300b mono blocks
Williamson true mono 3 separate pieces ( power supply , pre and power)
Ferrograph 6 with internal valve amp.

Hense I wish I knew something about electronics and specifically valve electronics.

Dream to own a SET 45 monoblock pair.

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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #17 on: December 10, 2013, 10:04:02 AM »
Too much money for my budget...

My 300b mono's was cheaper then my Macintosh solid state.
Do one via the Mars classes and you could make a profit selling your transistor based branded items and end up with a better amp in all likelyhood
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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2013, 10:31:56 AM »
Proud explame owner, will be climbing the ladder for sure, but i'm not trading it in, I'll keep it for my office :) There is just something about it, Listened for hours last night she and the Viv age a great pairing, I just can't get enough :) Will be on X-Mas break soon so I'll have a week to listen all day long

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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2013, 10:41:32 AM »
My 300b mono's was cheaper then my Macintosh solid state.
Do one via the Mars classes and you could make a profit selling your transistor based branded items and end up with a better amp in all likelyhood
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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2013, 07:23:35 PM »
Never hrard of it  ;D
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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2013, 07:33:25 PM »
Oops
Delete my post , I read it as "valve based audio equipment" not thinking of the brand ...
Sorry oom Schalk ...
Signing off from this thread ... Lol
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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2013, 08:29:42 PM »
I've had them all at one time or another, and I still have most of them come through here on a regular basis. Wish I could keep them all, but somehow this is the one that has stayed behind and brings great pleasure...



Although, the latest offerings would be very welcome too...






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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #23 on: December 10, 2013, 08:33:03 PM »
^^^ Was ist das?
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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2013, 08:38:14 PM »
^^^^ die im Dunkeln leuchten?

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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2013, 08:57:44 PM »
I've had them all at one time or another, and I still have most of them come through here on a regular basis. Wish I could keep them all, but somehow this is the one that has stayed behind and brings great pleasure...



Although, the latest offerings would be very welcome too...







Are they built and ready to fly yet? Those monos do look stunning and  I'm sure they sound even better.

Now maybe the BW monos will start spinning up their web??
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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #26 on: December 10, 2013, 09:24:49 PM »
Predator, had her for 2 months now. Waiting for Kef reference speakers, will have them by the weekend then going to put the Predator through her paces (only once turned it up briefly to 10 o'clock). @ what volume does the Predator sound at her best?

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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #27 on: December 10, 2013, 09:30:40 PM »
Predator, had her for 2 months now. Waiting for Kef reference speakers, will have them by the weekend then going to put the Predator through her paces (only once turned it up briefly to 10 o'clock). @ what volume does the Predator sound at her best?

Actually between 10 and 1, but then you are deaf. Does not lose a whole lot of low end wholesomeness below 9 either.

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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #28 on: December 10, 2013, 09:34:18 PM »
@10 o'clock it sounded sublime as you dial her up so she throws the sound stage bigger and bigger but it was late at night so I capped it there, for now anyway. This weekend will be big...

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Re: Hands up if you own a Valve Audio product
« Reply #29 on: December 10, 2013, 09:53:05 PM »
Predator, had her for 2 months now. Waiting for Kef reference speakers, will have them by the weekend then going to put the Predator through her paces (only once turned it up briefly to 10 o'clock). @ what volume does the Predator sound at her best?

I find on the balanced input that 10 o' clock really sings using my whisper. On the SE inputs I usually push passed that to 11-12. But thats when I'm alone at home.

Otherwise she sits around 8 o'clock lest the boss keeels me!!!    :whip::angrywife:
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