Author Topic: Will Gan Fet replace tubes in the future?  (Read 263 times)

Offline Nick B

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Re: Will Gan Fet replace tubes in the future?
« Reply #15 on: November 22, 2022, 08:10:43 PM »
While Frank makes very good amps as Nick has found out I don't think he is going to give up his Supratek for that preamp as I know I wouldn't.

Agreed. That Supratek is so very good and I can tune it with a pair of 6NS7s…Raytheons right now
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Re: Will Gan Fet replace tubes in the future?
« Reply #16 on: November 23, 2022, 05:18:36 AM »
https://www.electronicdesign.com/power-management/article/21248978/electronic-design-gan-is-pushing-the-envelope-in-power-electronics

Looks like they r even here

Yes, the power supply for the HAL MS-6 Music Server is a GaN based USB-C unit.  They are very good and quiet! 

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Re: Will Gan Fet replace tubes in the future?
« Reply #17 on: November 23, 2022, 05:34:13 AM »
https://www.electronicdesign.com/power-management/article/21248978/electronic-design-gan-is-pushing-the-envelope-in-power-electronics

Looks like they r even here

Yes, the power supply for the HAL MS-6 Music Server is a GaN based USB-C unit.  They are very good and quiet! 

Hal how do you like the Orchard Monos. Are they enough power and are you using your music server as a preaamp?
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Re: Will Gan Fet replace tubes in the future?
« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2022, 06:24:44 AM »
https://www.electronicdesign.com/power-management/article/21248978/electronic-design-gan-is-pushing-the-envelope-in-power-electronics

Looks like they r even here

Yes, the power supply for the HAL MS-6 Music Server is a GaN based USB-C unit.  They are very good and quiet! 

Hal how do you like the Orchard Monos. Are they enough power and are you using your music server as a preaamp?

The Orchid Starkrimson Mono's sound excellent with my planar arrays.  I use a prototype Danville Signal dspNexus 2x8 as the preamp and DSP crossover driven by the HAL MS-6 Music Server.