Author Topic: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New  (Read 168 times)

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This is the last piece from my personal collection. Never even set up in a system. In fact I haven't even put a volume control in it yet.
Asking only $2,200 +$45 shipping (two boxes).
The VTPS (vacuum tube power supply) is the best power supply we have designed for the Musica Bella and even Purity Audio Design preamplifiers. Built around the 274B rectifier. It uses a choke input design and loves the Sophia Electric 274B.
The circuit is a Class A design based on the 12AU7 and employs V-Cap OIMP output capacitors with V-Cap TFTF bypass capacitors.
More details and pictures can be found on the specials page of our web site.

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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2019, 12:42:14 PM »
  If I did not own the Lamm Reference this would be MINE, mine, mine. For this money Guys STEAL IT.  :drool:


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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2019, 08:11:42 AM »
Thank you Charles. I will be sad to see this piece go. It has never even been fired up.
I will also consider reasonable offers.

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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2019, 08:51:30 PM »
How would you characterize the sound of the LeAnna vs a 6SN7 preamp?

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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2019, 08:54:55 AM »
Hello Michael. That's a tough one to answer as there are so many variables that come into play. Mostly depending on the circuit. The 6SN7 and 12AU7 have very similar characteristics but like any tube design, the circuit has a lot to do with the presentation. Using a Class A design, tube rolling has a huge effect on the sound.

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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2019, 11:24:35 AM »
I have a pretty good selection of NOS 12AU7 tubes and will include a pair with this preamp. Once someone is interested, I will let the interested party know what I have and tbey can pick their tube.

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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2019, 04:34:53 PM »
Thanks. Yeah, I know it's frightfully difficult to determine a preamp's sound without actually hearing it.

How much gain has it got, and can it be adjusted? Does it come with remote control?

Last year, I bought a 6922 preamp for my vacation system, and it's not a great match for my amp. I'm kicking tires trying to decide how best to 'fix' things.

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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2019, 05:03:05 PM »
Hi Michael.
I can install a high/low gain switch and set the gain to fit your needs. For the asking price, I can install either a remote volume with Mute (from Bent Audio) or balanced outputs.

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Re: For sale. Musica Bella LeAnna Twin Chassis preamp with VTPS- New
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2019, 09:43:21 AM »
Price lowered to $2,150 shipped to lower 48 plus choose an option at no additional cost. Either transformer coupled balanced output or remote volume with mute.

More details and pictures can be found on the specials page of our web site.

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