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Offline ejk

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How about some Tube love
« on: January 22, 2023, 06:22:33 AM »
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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2023, 06:25:27 AM »
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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2023, 01:08:09 PM »
Damn Evan, your going hard, new GaN FET, some new Tube toys... :thumb:

I'm jelly!
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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2023, 01:23:13 PM »
I've got my X-10D in between my DLC and Class D amplifiers to sweeten things a bit, but I'm interested in a Tube line-stage...
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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2023, 02:16:03 PM »
Damn Evan, your going hard, new GaN FET, some new Tube toys... :thumb:

I'm jelly!

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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2023, 08:40:34 AM »
TOOBS ARE FOR BOOBS

Enjoy your distortion producing devices :mrgreen:


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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2023, 08:52:22 AM »
TOOBS ARE FOR BOOBS

Enjoy your distortion producing devices :mrgreen:




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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2023, 12:07:30 PM »
Happiness is when your system overcomes your nervosa ;) 
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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2023, 12:15:34 PM »
TOOBS ARE FOR BOOBS
Enjoy your distortion producing devices :mrgreen:

It's crazy, we talk about getting to the truth of the performance, but we have zero control over the recording and mastering of it.
I gave this a listen the other day, and it's wild how much difference a mic can make...
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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2023, 12:33:04 PM »
TOOBS ARE FOR BOOBS
Enjoy your distortion producing devices :mrgreen:

It's crazy, we talk about getting to the truth of the performance, but we have zero control over the recording and mastering of it.
I gave this a listen the other day, and it's wild how much difference a mic can make...

I'll give it a listen. I have that disk here somewhere.
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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2023, 08:54:50 AM »
I know itís an older thread but we always like seeing tubes

2A3 tube output stage

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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2023, 09:15:02 AM »
I know itís an older thread but we always like seeing tubes

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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2023, 09:23:16 AM »
I'm definitely into tubes. I haven't heard a phono stage without them yet that I'd take over my current one with them.

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Re: How about some Tube love
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2023, 06:32:21 PM »
I'm definitely into tubes. I haven't heard a phono stage without them yet that I'd take over my current one with them.

Plus 1 to Folsom.

Emil, although not mentioned in typical component specifications, there are other forms of distortion
than harmonic distortion. Surrounding circuitry quality is also important factor in creating distortions.

RCA Radiotron Designers Handbook, by 26 engineers, mentions at least 6 types of distortions, a couple
more not listed.

Typical SS devices produce higher harmonic distortion, and odd orders, than triodes, both without negative
feedback.

Another example, the huge size electrolytic filter capacitors are just one external part that causes distortion.

And it is difficult to measure some types of distortion.

cheers and all the best.

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