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    Differences Between Chinese and Russia 6AS7 Tubes

    Just make sure to correctly identify which are the input tubes. My MA-1 came with long chassis and before I started playing them, our local tech marked the position of these input tubes properly. I sent these pair to factory for an upgrade to mk3.3 version. I then replaced the stock input...
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    And now it's the MA-1s in the system and with fewer output tubes

    Is there any quality degradation?
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    MA-1 Lumen Reduction for the Red/Yellow Lamps

    Two weeks ago I have my MA-1 checked by a reliable local tech. The issue were: 1. R channel red light is dimmer than the L. 2. R channel hummed and I had to tap the 1st and 2nd driver tubes to silence it. I consulted with Ralph and he is again, correct. The tube socket were too loose. As for the...
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    LDMS Server

    Hi Goran..glad that you made that decision. I have mine since November last year..I should say, Lucas provides the best customer service. He stands firm on his product and shares everything he knows without hesitation. He is a genius in this field. I replaced the stock fuse with SR Blue and...
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    Lampizator DSD DAC

    Hi Adamaley, the Tak 247b give more airy top but the KR 5U4G has more grip and fuller sound. It's systems dependent. One day, I really would like to try Tak 300b. Mine is Balance version without need to sell my kidney to obtain quad matched Tak 300b. :p
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    What Cables Are You Using With Atma-Sphere Gear & Why?

    I use FTA (Final Touch Audio, from Serbia) balance from DAC to preamp and from preamp to MA-1, I use Acoustic Zen silver reference. Very satisfactory result so far. :)
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    USB cable suggestions

    Currently, I am using Auralic Aries which soon will be replaced with a much better music server. :)
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    USB cable suggestions

    Time to review my FTA AES/EBU after running it for almost 150 hours. This AES/EBU version has exactly the same character of its USB cable sibling. I use this between Forsell Air Reference CDT and Lampizator Pacific. It gives the same result like USB..very expansive sound stage, deeper bass, pin...
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    USB cable suggestions

    I am a cable believer since young..been trying quite a few USB cables this lately after I started the digital audio. The last one is FTA Callisto. Honestly, the 1st time I powered up my systems and pressed play, I was like..@ASdlehtrler*CSlfjds!!! I couldn't believe what just had happened. The...
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    FTA (Final Touch Audio) Callisto USB cable

    I am not keen to share this kind of stuff as people usually considered it a subjective topic. Upon knowing about this cable, I was like murmuring, just like another bombastic stuff out there. But when more people were making noise about the positive result of this cable, I couldn't hold myself...
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    Pacific dac: Lampizator's new top of the line dac

    I kept my GG for almost 2 full years..I was so familiar with what it could and could not do. When Pac arrived, I still had the chance to compare it head to head, I even replaced the GG tubes with Pac..including the recti. Out of the box..Pac was cold and shy..except for the bass which was...
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    Suggestions: SOTA Ethernet Server for a DAC Renderer

    I do want to know how to do this because I have several LPS from Sbooster to Hoer wege which I leave them as it is. Any picture to show me how to do that? I am very interested to know. Thanks!
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    Lampi pacific in the House

    How do you feed the files to Pacific via its LAN input? I haven't done that before and still wondering around. :(
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    Lampi pacific in the House

    Thanks Al..waiting for your further review. :)

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