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Offline Bunky

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Rogue Audio Sphinx
« on: May 04, 2013, 05:13:57 PM »
After eyeballing the AC thread on this Class D tube front end integrated I decided to order one in black with a remote out of sheer curiosity. it uses 12AU7's in the preamp section.
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Offline Carlman

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Re: Rogue Audio Sphinx
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2013, 06:01:09 AM »
So, is this up and running? How's it sound?
The best I've heard from RA is their 120 monoblocks... that was years ago.. and their preamps were not-so-great to my ear.
What's the basic specs?
I really enjoy listening to music.

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Re: Rogue Audio Sphinx
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2013, 07:42:21 AM »
  Cool. I likey tubes and class "D". I guess the tube is in the preamp side ? One never knows until one tries, hope it works out for you.


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Re: Rogue Audio Sphinx
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2013, 02:31:21 PM »
So, is this up and running? How's it sound?
The best I've heard from RA is their 120 monoblocks... that was years ago.. and their preamps were not-so-great to my ear.
What's the basic specs?
Yeah Carl, I have been running it for a month straight.it came with JJ ECC802's in the front end  and I rolled in a pair of A grade Psvane 12AU7-T.the preamp section of the Sphinx sounds very detailed with a taut bottom end and a smooth ever so slightly warm side of neutral midrange presentation. the top end is clean and clear and matches well with my Dynaudio Esotar tweeters. the specs are 100 wpc @ 8 0hms with a dampening factor of 1000.
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Re: Rogue Audio Sphinx
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2013, 04:08:46 PM »
Cool! Thanks.
I really enjoy listening to music.

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Re: Rogue Audio Sphinx
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2013, 06:22:32 AM »
Great news Bunky. Those Dyna tweeters are tough on amps, they expose all good and bad. . Good to hear. Enjoy !!!


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