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Offline zenelectro

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #100 on: March 03, 2012, 10:17:22 AM »
Tamura M75 monoblocks WE300B: http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290677940927&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:AU:1123

Nice amps - but expensive, I have no idea what they retailed for.

Looking at the schematic - no caps for signal coupling, well, just 1, under V1 cathode, but tons of iron :)

I bet they sound good.

 

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #101 on: March 03, 2012, 10:23:00 AM »
Hi Terry,

Any experience of thoughts of Audio Tekne gear?

http://www.dagogo.com/View-Article.asp?bShowUnpublished=&hArticle=518&PageOfArticle=0

Cheers!

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #102 on: March 04, 2012, 12:26:10 AM »
Hi Terry,

Any experience of thoughts of Audio Tekne gear?

http://www.dagogo.com/View-Article.asp?bShowUnpublished=&hArticle=518&PageOfArticle=0

Cheers!

Sorry, not much to go on. They sure look nice :)

The Tamura had a schematic in which the signal path was very simple / direct, no caps and their transformers are very well regarded.


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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #103 on: March 12, 2012, 11:55:26 PM »
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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #104 on: March 13, 2012, 02:59:24 AM »
http://tubeguru.hu/audio_tube_amplif...amplifier.html

heaps of eye candy :D :D :D :D

Crazy $hit - did u see the turntable vid, holy smokes  ;D


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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #105 on: March 13, 2012, 08:39:46 PM »
http://tubeguru.hu/audio_tube_amplif...amplifier.html

heaps of eye candy :D :D :D :D

Crazy $hit - did u see the turntable vid, holy smokes  ;D


love it nothing like a european tlc terry
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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #106 on: March 14, 2012, 12:38:31 AM »
http://platetronics.org/44-vactron-kt88-se.html

zenelectro more money in amps then repairs
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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #107 on: March 15, 2012, 11:19:12 AM »
http://platetronics.org/44-vactron-kt88-se.html

zenelectro more money in amps then repairs

You can say that again.  >:(

Time to give up SS.  :P


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ongaku you tube
« Reply #108 on: August 15, 2012, 09:22:05 PM »
great vid 10kg of silver wire used in the amp (stevenvalve will love this)
http://www.youtube.com/embed/PkYZOqWAh24
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Re: ongaku you tube
« Reply #109 on: August 16, 2012, 02:07:12 AM »
great vid 10kg of silver wire used in the amp (stevenvalve will love this)
http://www.youtube.com/embed/PkYZOqWAh24
I have heard the ongaku tube amplifier a few times, and i must say (overrated). For a start using a 211 power tube, designed for radar is not a great choice. They can be clean and analytical, and that is not a good match with silver internals.
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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #110 on: August 16, 2012, 09:25:54 AM »
I really enjoyed that Kondo video. Haven't had the privilege to hear high end Kondo amps though, but was just wondering whether a vintage Radford can compare at any level - have an original, unrestored STA15 Series 3 here that seems fine to me?

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #111 on: August 16, 2012, 02:21:27 PM »
I really enjoyed that Kondo video. Haven't had the privilege to hear high end Kondo amps though, but was just wondering whether a vintage Radford can compare at any level - have an original, unrestored STA15 Series 3 here that seems fine to me?
I have just finished hotting up a Radford STA15 Series 3 amp with SHINKOH Tantalum resistors, Jensen 220uf caps, Vintage Amperex EL34 metal base, non cage Mullard EF86, RCA 6U8, Mullard metal base GZ34,  all the tubes are the best i could find, Eichman Speaker posts and RCA sockets. Rewired the critical sections in the amp with cloth solid core copper wire and Goertz Speaker cable cut in half, and finally 4 Duelund .47 copper foil caps. It sounds goooooood.

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #112 on: August 16, 2012, 04:43:48 PM »
Sounds  like this amp will sing like a angel!

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #113 on: August 16, 2012, 06:50:11 PM »
It does.   ;D
It's all about the music,, not the equipment.

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #114 on: August 16, 2012, 07:41:38 PM »
It does.   ;D
return it to the place of purchase for a full refund plus 10%
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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #115 on: August 16, 2012, 08:03:56 PM »
I really enjoyed that Kondo video. Haven't had the privilege to hear high end Kondo amps though, but was just wondering whether a vintage Radford can compare at any level - have an original, unrestored STA15 Series 3 here that seems fine to me?
I have just finished hotting up a Radford STA15 Series 3 amp with SHINKOH Tantalum resistors, Jensen 220uf caps, Vintage Amperex EL34 metal base, non cage Mullard EF86, RCA 6U8, Mullard metal base GZ34,  all the tubes are the best i could find, Eichman Speaker posts and RCA sockets. Rewired the critical sections in the amp with cloth solid core copper wire and Goertz Speaker cable cut in half, and finally 4 Duelund .47 copper foil caps. It sounds goooooood.

Unfortunately someone named ozmillsy swiped it. I did not even have time to run it in.

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #116 on: August 16, 2012, 09:29:18 PM »
That modded Radford amp sounds tastey. Enjoy ozmillsy!


What are you guys thoughts about this melody?
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/SUPERB-Melody-Astro-Black-22-i2a3-NEW-/271034999353?pt=AU_Electronics_Audio_Amplifiers&hash=item3f1af1e239

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #117 on: August 16, 2012, 10:36:19 PM »
That modded Radford amp sounds tastey. Enjoy ozmillsy!


What are you guys thoughts about this melody?
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/SUPERB-Melody-Astro-Black-22-i2a3-NEW-/271034999353?pt=AU_Electronics_Audio_Amplifiers&hash=item3f1af1e239
mcb had a melody he sold it got a real amp mingda
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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #118 on: August 16, 2012, 10:41:40 PM »
Yeah I remember Murray had the top of range Melody preamp!  Sometimes I wish he still had it, would love to try it on my system now :)

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Re: great amps on the web
« Reply #119 on: August 17, 2012, 12:26:21 PM »
Yeah I remember Murray had the top of range Melody preamp!  Sometimes I wish he still had it, would love to try it on my system now :)

I agree T , I thought the Melody was a great pre. Had it in my system a couple of times and felt it was an upgrade form the Supratek as it was at the time.
You didn't like the Melody, Mario?
Listening with my ears :)