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The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
+2. Owned the 07x for over a year and would call it anything but noisy. That noisy unit must have been defective.  
Puritan PSM156
I have PSM156 conditioners in three stereos and one home recording studio. I have plenty of experience with the Ultimate PCs and recommend them. I think Puritan should market to the pro crowd, as the improvements that these units impart in the st... 
Coda Csib V1 Integrated amp
Congratulations and well done. Looks to me that you are set for life! The Coda S5.5 has become my endgame amp (when I need an external amp; not the case with my ATC SCM50ASLT actives in another room).  
The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
I believe those specs were listed in the old Coda website which dealers at the time copied into their web pages.  
Mint Protractor. A Pretty Nice Alignment Tool
IMHO, Wally Tools is the best place for turntable set up training and tools. I have them all and based on my experience, their system (especially the cartridge evaluation service that results in near perfect zenith or, in some instances, exposes ... 
The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
Please audition Bryston in your stereo before you consider buying. Often in reviews, Coda is compared with Pass as both designers worked together years ago at Threshold. In most cases, the equivalent spec but much more expensive Pass (someone has ... 
For the love of...kits?
Love my Korg Triode B1 line stage (linked). Really amazing and you can dial in just the right amount of distortion for your tastes by adjusting the bias. I also built the F5 amp (kit no longer available but they do have circuit boards and parts p... 
Stereo Amp recommendations for Legacy Audio XDs
I’ve owned Focus XDs and also recommend the Coda S5.5. I finally got fed up with the heat generated by tube amps in the AZ desert but couldn’t find anything solid state that was better or equal to the Zesto Bia 200 Select stereo 100W/channel class... 
Are your record surfaces as silent as CDs?
Yes, they are for the most part.  
For the love of...kits?
I love my Pi 4 speakers built from kit. Both GR Research and Pi Speakers will be at the upcoming (June) Lone Star AudioFest. I believe the Pi Speaker designer/owner is one of the show organizers. Pi Speakers  
A good cd transport for my Chord HugoTT2 DAC with Chord M-Scaler
The Shanling ET3 has been a recent, well regarded choice. Shanling ET3 CD Transport  
Transport Recommendations
Interesting thread: Shanling ET3  
The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
I've resold several Coda pieces. They go fast. Folks that know this product line generally keep their purchases.  
The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
Sounds like a winner. Thanks for the heads up, Terry. I just ordered one for myself.  
The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
The S5.5 currently retails for $6400.