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How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
LOL. Windom stuck on my PSAudio DAC. I need to get what PSAudio calls a firmware rescue.   If only we could leave things alone, right?   TD  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
@mrdecibel Looking back concerning baffling the horns in the Heresy IV, yes I did in fact try that but was not happy. The harshness all went away I believe in the 7th week of constant on.   I did stuff the port holes with acoustic foam. with the... 
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
I got my Quicksilvers back today, listening to Diet ILg presently old friend. Jeff  said the problem was that the old style way to bias the tubes in these with the LEDs had failed. He added some multimeter plugs to set the bias. All sounding grea... 
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
Thank you all for the recommendations. I am waiting to hear the verdict on my Quicksilvers, its been two weeks and I am eager. The next step is always right in front of you.   TD   
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
Actually I have an appointment with ToneTron Minneapolis tomorrow. Cam recommended by the studio engineer.  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
I did find a local place called Twin Cities Tubes. I will contact them I hope its the right thing to do, but I suppose I have worries about the things mentioned earlier by @jtcf ....I thought it was just me it happened to but maybe its a thing now.  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
mike asked me to send the amps in I asked if he could do a complete overhaul, replace anything prone to aging and if the cost approached a new set, then I would do that.   @jtcf I sent him a pre where he returned it like you said. turned out in ... 
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
@mrdecibel  "Wolf, hey...you also stated you heard very little to no difference, after you damped the horns as I had suggested"   Uh-oh...slight correction here...I dampened the port. I tried the horn too but it didn't stay. I initially  switch... 
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
@wolf_garcia Sorry you didn't like them. I think you did not let them fully break-in. I heard what you heard until a few days later and the SNAP*! they changed. But if you're missing anything, it's probably very subtle.  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
@mrdecibel  Yup, speakers still lightly dampened...w/ acoustic foam.  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
@mrdecibel  HAHA. I did say H3. Dont know what that was about. Maybe I heard the number just befor my text or it may have been fat fingers on my phone.  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
@jimmyblues I know. I was just being a baby two minutes after it happened...Im good. thanks for the encouragememt.   
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
@mrdecibel  Yes they are IV's. what did I say ...LOL  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
thanks @yyzsantabarbara . Ive heard Codas were nice.   TD  
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
mike got back to me, he said he thinks its a failed fuse.  that makes no sense at all to me for several reasons but Im not the pro and the fused looked fine.   He wants the old ones back and he will send me new ones.   hmmmmmmm