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Re: Tube phono preamps
« Reply #75 on: March 24, 2017, 08:08:48 PM »
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Re: Tube phono preamps
« Reply #76 on: April 04, 2017, 12:49:51 PM »
We went for a listen to Daniel's system last night, to compare his Mars Phono 9 against the SACD format. He felt his phono was too bass heavy. I took some photos of his system:

Self made turn table
IMG_20170403_173632 by Karel Mars, on Flickr

Phono 9 and motor controller underneath
IMG_20170403_173623_1 by Karel Mars, on Flickr

Mono blocks above
IMG_20170403_173651 by Karel Mars, on Flickr

300l speaker boxes
IMG_20170403_173658 by Karel Mars, on Flickr

After some enjoyable Duke Ellington we decided on a plan of action re. the Phono 9. We checked the Phono 1 as well, and was happy with the noise levels. It needs more bass though. More tweaking to be done.
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