tyray

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What made you change to a 6SN7 preamp?
What Is Your 100% Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee? Individual service and customer satisfaction is paramount to VTS. Every tube purchase is backed by my guarantee. If for any reason you don't like the tubes, you can return them within 20 days o... 
Budget preamp with quality volume control
Yes, $700 is fair used. You would probably just have to update the firmware through a USB download. Make sure the seller has the original box, packing materials and manual so if you wanted to sell it at a later date. With mine I don't intend to k... 
Budget preamp with quality volume control
That’s supposed to be outstanding synergy not ’outstanding symmetry’. ’Duh’.  
Budget preamp with quality volume control
One night while glancing through the Wyred4Sound website, the proverbial "Duh" hit me like a hammer. Why not the mPre? This is exactly what happened to me. I first wanted the Wyred 4 Sound STP-SE Stage 2 preamp. I didn’t even know the mPRE exis... 
Budget preamp with quality volume control
In short, I am looking for a budgetary preamp with quality volume control that either has relay switch stepped control or precise potentiometer for left-right channel match to curb the issue.   @lanx0003, The Wyred 4 Sound mPRE preamp priced a... 
Jazz for aficionados
@macg19, Wow! Thank you for the Jam Session! @mahgister, Speaking of Spiritual music, my Latin teacher's husband introduced us to Gábor Szabó's music. Mind you, we were only kids...  
Jazz for aficionados
@mahgister, You are such an avid reader of books, even of different languages I thought you were a professor. In fact, I wanted to share with you a book I have read that was originally written in your native French language by Dr. Cheikh Anta Di... 
Jazz for aficionados
@mahgister You wouldn’t happen to remember the name of that Tom Harrell album? Thanks. No I do not sorry. If you should find it post it here for us.  
Jazz for aficionados
For our friend, teacher, fellow poster and ’Magi’ @mahgister, welcome back! For those of you who know and for those of you who don’t know, the music here is Brazilian Jazz. Not to be confused with ’Bossa Nova’, which it is not.   Quarteto Novo 1... 
Build a Faraday cage around your equipment.
@nonoise, I couldn’t help but crack up at your ’human Faraday cage’. Lol! @esarhaddon1, I find it interesting and timely that I am in the process of putting up for sale my DIY Faraday based interconnects and speaker cable, which are actually qu... 
Considering moving to separates with a tube preamp-appreciate recommendations
I am seriously thinking about getting a Vincent SA-T7MK hybrid preamplifier because of the tube front end and especially cause I'm trying to think out of the box and know Vincent gear has tone control, which I know is a no no, with the purist here... 
New Synergistic Master Fuse
I had Purple for a while in my integrated and DAC. It was interesting, but I ended up preferring the sound with it removed eventually; too much bloom and mid-bass emphasis. I could see these working for less musical systems though. I think this i... 
Which power cords have high resolutions and separation??
MC! What’s happening baby! Good to see you here! @antigrunge2, Even though that article you posted is a few years old, after reading it was when I got the idea along with comments from millercarbon and others to start a build of a Synergistic Re... 
Temporary Down Sizing - Integrated Amp Recommendations
@carlsbad  What brand of op amps have you tried to tune the sound of a kinki ex-m1+ to sound a bit like a tube amp? Just curious.  
Acoustic BBQ Cables
@micthurst, In a very simple explanation the Schroeder method runs 2 wires per each IC for a total of 4 for a pair. Parts ConneXion sells Duelund power cords.