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SJS resuscitated

Discussion in 'trade discussion' started by sjs, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. k90tour

    k90tour pfm Member

    I'm saving up! This would be great alongside my ASRC Ref 3
     
  2. thebiglebowski

    thebiglebowski pfm Member

    I think that may be my one, this is how it looks now.

    With some Western Electric 300b's and a Mullard GZ37 it's the best sounding amp I've ever owned.

    [​IMG]IMG_20170308_165723 by The Biglebowski, on Flickr
     
  3. sjs

    sjs Trade: SJS Electroacoustics

    Indeed it is one and the same. Nice valves btw:D
     
  4. sjs

    sjs Trade: SJS Electroacoustics

    This week I have mainly been listening to volume controls #rubberroomcrazy

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    Can you name all 10? :)
     
  5. sq225917

    sq225917 situation engineer

    Alps- Jap luxury
    TKD CP-2500,
    Alps Blue
    ?
    Alps Black
    Penny and Giles,
    TKD CP-600,
    Megatron,
    Alps RK097
    Noble

    Confident on most of them, I have absolutely no idea what No4 is though.

    having used most of them is passives I can tell you one thing though. The Goldpoint units beat them all for transparency, hands down.
     
  6. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    interesting , there was a goldpoint passive on aos recently
     
  7. sq225917

    sq225917 situation engineer

    Passives are lovely IME if you have impedance matching on your side, otherwsie I'd go for a buffered pre, neednt be complex.

    Simon's work looks lovely, I've always appreciated hi valve pre's from afar.
     
  8. awkwardbydesign

    awkwardbydesign Officially Awesome

    I'm pretty sure No.4 is a Canadian PEC. I just bought one from Digikey, mainly on Simon's recommendation. Less than half the price of my TKD!
     
  9. sjs

    sjs Trade: SJS Electroacoustics

    8 out of 10, current leader :)
     
  10. sjs

    sjs Trade: SJS Electroacoustics

    That's the one.......

    Just 1 without a name so far :)
     
  11. sq225917

    sq225917 situation engineer

    Which am I wrong on?
     
  12. sjs

    sjs Trade: SJS Electroacoustics

    ? And Megatron.......

    The others are close enough ;)
     
  13. awkwardbydesign

    awkwardbydesign Officially Awesome

    At least I was 100% correct! :p Although it was the only one I knew. :D
     
  14. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    yes simons pre amps are on my list to try sometime ....after preda , firebottle kin.....
     
  15. sjs

    sjs Trade: SJS Electroacoustics

    you should have known one of the others....it is in your 26 preamp ;)
     
  16. awkwardbydesign

    awkwardbydesign Officially Awesome

    I realise that NOW! :rolleyes:
     
  17. thebiglebowski

    thebiglebowski pfm Member

    For a few weeks at least ;)
     
  18. awkwardbydesign

    awkwardbydesign Officially Awesome

    Ah, but the PEC is for the 01A.
     
  19. sjs

    sjs Trade: SJS Electroacoustics

    For now...... until you start to question the differences between the 2 preamp. ... "could it be.....?"

    ;)
     
  20. awkwardbydesign

    awkwardbydesign Officially Awesome

    Oh shut up!
     

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