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  1. red00ecstrat

    red00ecstrat Regular Member

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    let me guess. um..........the transformer!
     
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    those variable resistors as well!
     
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    red, no, they are not. Do you want to know the answer :)
     
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    so, please tell us mark! :p
     
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    and the answer is....
     

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    what's 1 and 2? kinda of coils? 3 seems to be a volume control. that's what i was trying to say. a variable resistor.
     
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    1 and 2 are 99.99% pure silver foil capacitors and the brand is Audio Note. 3 is a point by point volume control of the brand Elma.
     
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    point to point wiring! cool! what are those two tubes mark. 12ax7? which brand?
     
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    12ay7.... because of this pre amp, i bought in a pair of JAN GE 12ay7 of 1965, two pairs of Amperex 6072A=12ay7 1980?, one pair of 1950 RCA 12ay7... I am so broke now.. I need to eat tree skin for the rest of the year.
     
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    Marky,

    Just wondering how your equipment sound.... :p:D:D:D
     
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    for the rectifier tube in the power supply part, I can either use 6X4 or 412A... so... I bought in two TungSo 6X4 at 1950, 2 TungSo 6x4 at 1960, three Western Electric 412a..one 1970 and two of 1960.

    Nevertheless, tubes have resaleable value. I think they can be disposed off quite easily in the Ebay.
     
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    Viver...hei.. hei....I expect close to 80% of the original classic Audio Note M7.
     
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    Never had chance to hear an Audio Note equipment. Remember hearing this name before but never listened to it :eek:. On valve amplifiers I only listened to Jadis and another one, which I forgot the name. Mostly SS amplifiers.
     
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    lol........if u are hungry after all those "tree skin" are consumed. sell that amp then! :D :D :D
     
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    viver, may be you can drop by for an audition when it is completed and after a 300-hour break-in period :) In fact quite many of my hi fi fans are so curious of this little wonder; but I am sure, each brand has its own characteristic of sound. It really depends on your preference... like badminton rackets.
     
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    Yes ..for sure, I would love to have a listen. I have been into Black Gates for power supply and Cardas and MIT for the rest. Still have some vintage tube gears waiting for "renewal"
     
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    I will pm you when ready.... but are you in Vancouver?
     
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    mark, how are u gonna get it broken in? do u have a burn in audio cd?
     
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    Red, just turn it on :)... I think I have one of those cds. But I think the best way is to make some noise by hooking it up with a solid state tuner (and a ss pwr amp.) Red, do you have a better idea ?
     
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    Hi Marky,
    Thanks for being so accommodating, really curious about the sound and also a learning experience with an more experienced audiophile. About the SS amplifiers I chose over the tube ones was mostly due to 1 reason... lazyness to find tubes :eek:
     

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