Author Topic: A real beauty...  (Read 578 times)

Offline El Sid

A real beauty...
« on: May 16, 2018, 11:42:48 AM »
A beautiful single-ended 6P3P amp built by a guy called "Profi" over at DIYAudio.com (http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/tubes-valves/71300-photo-gallery-post5401975.html)






Online Michon

Re: A real beauty...
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 12:04:50 PM »
That is nice.
Thank you for sharing.
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Offline marantz123

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Re: A real beauty...
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 12:33:45 PM »
Absolutely stunning !  Beautiful woodworking skills and attention to detail...demands alot of patience. Clever use of laser engraving/etching. Lovely vintage-yellow fascia.... looks like leather or yellow bakelite..? Wooden detail, especially wooden knobs on switches/pots creates an element of aesthetic warmth that goes back to vintage radio of the 30's and earlier, and stands well apart from metal or plastic. Never seen such a beautiful work of art. Surely sounds gorgeous as well.

Thanks for posting this!

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Offline Ampdog

Re: A real beauty...
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2018, 02:42:07 AM »
+1

Valves look like tubes on a gas stove .....

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Offline Ampdog

Re: A real beauty...
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2018, 11:35:54 AM »
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It might actually have a nice effect if those radial slots could be somewhat illuminated from below. The 'gas stove' effect would, to my mind, create an atmosphere.

Perhaps slightly bluish?  (Apology Schalk!)
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Offline fredeb

Re: A real beauty...
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2018, 03:47:55 AM »
What a unique , original and beautifully executed design . Stunning !

Ampdogs reference to gas stoves makes me wonder about ceramic coated steel cases -   mmmmm . Or Le Creuset pots or Alva coal burning stoves .
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