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INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« on: June 07, 2021, 09:03:07 AM »
A battery powered line stage in mint condition. Upgraded Mundorf silver/gold caps.   $1850 list. 1K plus shipping firm. Battery cables included.

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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2021, 05:19:01 PM »
Wow, a Dodd preamp. If I had some extra cash…  💵
If you know how to post pics, Charles, I’d be curious to see what it looks like.
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2021, 06:52:09 PM »
When I had my Dodd pre, it was the the quietest, most neutral pre I have ever heard in my system. I ended up moving on to a Primaluna because my system needed more warmth.

A great piece for some one out there. You won’t regret it.

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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2021, 07:36:53 PM »
I bought one of Gary's first run of 20, then bought the buffer kit, then had Gary convert it to the newer 6H30 preamp.  I haven't looked for a preamp since.  You can probably find something better... but not anywhere near the price Charles is asking. 
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2021, 07:38:50 PM »
When I had my Dodd pre, it was the the quietest, most neutral pre I have ever heard in my system. I ended up moving on to a Primaluna because my system needed more warmth.

A great piece for some one out there. You won’t regret it.

SN

I'm surprised you didn't find a tube to color it more to your needs.  Dodd preamps can completely change personality with tube selection. 
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2021, 07:41:42 PM »
I bought one of Gary's first run of 20, then bought the buffer kit, then had Gary convert it to the newer 6H30 preamp.  I haven't looked for a preamp since.  You can probably find something better... but not anywhere near the price Charles is asking.

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Is yours remote controllable? Can you post some pics?
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2021, 06:04:07 AM »
When I had my Dodd pre, it was the the quietest, most neutral pre I have ever heard in my system. I ended up moving on to a Primaluna because my system needed more warmth.

A great piece for some one out there. You won’t regret it.

SN

I'm surprised you didn't find a tube to color it more to your needs.  Dodd preamps can completely change personality with tube selection.

I believe Bill had 12bh7 Dodd preamp but Bill can correct me.

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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2021, 06:12:59 AM »
Oops.  I forgot this in the classified ad section.
Let me just say that no one that buys this unit from Charles will be disappointed. 
« Last Edit: June 08, 2021, 06:47:45 AM by S Clark »
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2021, 08:32:22 AM »
When I had my Dodd pre, it was the the quietest, most neutral pre I have ever heard in my system. I ended up moving on to a Primaluna because my system needed more warmth.

A great piece for some one out there. You won’t regret it.

SN


 I have one of those for sale as well. Fully balanced model. VG condition.

charles

I'm surprised you didn't find a tube to color it more to your needs.  Dodd preamps can completely change personality with tube selection.

I believe Bill had 12bh7 Dodd preamp but Bill can correct me.
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2021, 08:33:00 AM »
Oops.  I forgot this in the classified ad section.
Let me just say that no one that buys this unit from Charles will be disappointed.

  Thanks for that. So far 7 offers.


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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2021, 08:48:37 AM »
Oops.  I forgot this in the classified ad section.
Let me just say that no one that buys this unit from Charles will be disappointed.

  Thanks for that. So far 7 offers.


charles

Charles,
Is that a better pre than my AH APR 204 with nos Amperex gold pins? Quite curious…
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2021, 08:49:54 AM »
Oops.  I forgot this in the classified ad section.
Let me just say that no one that buys this unit from Charles will be disappointed.

  Thanks for that. So far 7 offers.


charles

Charles,
Is that a better pre than my AH APR 204 with nos Amperex gold pins? Quite curious…
Nick

Charles, is that a better preamp then my audio hungry APR 204 with Amperex gold pins
Am quite curious
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2021, 11:00:29 AM »
Shadowlight

My Dodd pre had (4) 12B4A's in it.  :X   Matter of fact, I have one or two sets of them still here if anyone needs tubes.

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« Last Edit: June 09, 2021, 06:19:33 AM by StereoNut »
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2021, 11:59:29 AM »
Oops.  I forgot this in the classified ad section.
Let me just say that no one that buys this unit from Charles will be disappointed.

  Thanks for that. So far 7 offers.


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As you should. It's a great piece.
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Re: INFAMOUS Gary Dodd 6H30 preamp.
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2021, 12:27:01 PM »
Oops.  I forgot this in the classified ad section.
Let me just say that no one that buys this unit from Charles will be disappointed.

  Thanks for that. So far 7 offers.


charles

Charles,
Is that a better pre than my AH APR 204 with nos Amperex gold pins? Quite curious…
Nick

Charles, is that a better preamp then my audio hungry APR 204 with Amperex gold pins
Am quite curious
Nick

  No , very close though. The APR has a phono stage which is quite good.

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