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  1. olivier

    Tube amps with TAD CR-1's ? Recommendations ?

    I heard CE-1 in Munich 2017 and the marvellous setup there was the reason for me to buy TAD - it was a big room and no problem for the CE-1s
  2. olivier

    best cost no object, cables

    haha glad to hear this i think the teflon insulation helps as dielectricum with the braided design :cool:
  3. olivier

    best cost no object, cables

    I just wanted to test both and my experience is that the braided design is a bit more forward, engaging. I think this is because of the lower inductance. Resolution is good with both designs. And all solid core designs are more precise than any stranded designs i tested before, i tested copper...
  4. olivier

    best cost no object, cables

    I don´t know but don´t think so
  5. olivier

    best cost no object, cables

    Hi Agent86, i do have both. SOCT-14 using 2 per pole and SOCT-18 using 4. I braided them now and flattened the ends a bit with a hammer. The picture shows the 18. I don´t use termination. From time to time i use a very fine sandpaper to clear the contacts. In comparison they are very similar...
  6. olivier

    Preamp choice

    My suggestion would be Acoustic Arts Reference Preamp II. Very dynamic, huge soundstage, silky mids and tight bass. Very low output impedance.There is a new version coming up but i only do have the MK II in my system...
  7. olivier

    Seeking an R2R DAC recommendation for a tube preamp and tube amp system

    I recommend ANK 5.1 Signature - very natural sounding DAC with great bass control
  8. olivier

    Looking for 845 Amplifier advice / ideas

    i suggest New Audio Frontiers 845 SE with ACME 845, Valvo 7044 Green Label and Psvane 12AX7-T-MII/2 very musical, transparent and magic sound with a great soundstage if paired with the right speaker with these tubes the 845 are almost as fast as atma-spheres
  9. olivier

    best cost no object, cables

    Having tested pure silver, copper, expensive, cheap cables i ended up in using 16 Neotech 18 AWG solid core pure copper NEOTECH SOCT-14 without termination as speaker cable. This is the most resolving, dynamic and realistic sound. 8 per side, 4 per pole. All cables must have a certain distance...
  10. olivier

    Power Conditioner Power Cable

    Sure this is correct, i was talking about active regenerators not passive conditioners like DC Filter And i also know that a good distributor is really important if you use a passive one and then you also need a good cable from wall to distributor
  11. olivier

    Power Conditioner Power Cable

    I don´t know where you did get your information from but i tested severeal cables (shielded, unshielded, solid-core, stranded, expensive, budget, diy, different gauges) from outlet to the PS Audio P10 and the differences were marginal but when i did the same thing from P10 to Preamp/DAC the...
  12. olivier

    Power Conditioner Power Cable

    Well i have tried different cables and this is the result in my system...perhaps in another setup it is different, i don´t know I don´t have power amps connected, only preamp and source. But i also think that this result is quite logical as the P10 regenerates power and the clean power must...
  13. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Both my NAF 845 SE and the M-60 work well with the Druid VI. But the M-60 have more speed, better bass response and a bit more resolution and that´s exactly what i like!
  14. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Yes you are right, the higher the load the higher the power. But every speaker does have a certain impedance curve and the flatter the better. But this is the case with any tube amp
  15. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    well what i can do is make a picture of my Nokia E52 but i don´t think you want to see/hear a video from it a friend of mine always says i am a "future denier" regarding mobiles
  16. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    haha, sorry but i don´t have a micro to demonstrate a good sound
  17. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Sure :cool: A bit of a wideangel, the Druids are not toed out, they are straight. In my room it is better not to toe them in
  18. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Wow they are this sensitive to power cords...at least in my system Unshielded cables are good (i do have Vovox Textura/Excelsus). The gauge seems to be important. Best i tried so far is a 2m (6.5 feet) low budget One-Side-shielded Cable with 3 x 3 mm² from German manufacturer MFE. Totally...
  19. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Well the Input Impedance should be high enough for passives. Depends on the output impedance of your source, must be small enough
  20. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Thanks Ron, yes he does :)
  21. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Thanks, good to know
  22. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Well perhaps a NAF 845 would help as you have powered subwoofer :cool:
  23. olivier

    Atmas M-60 with ZU Druid VI

    Dear all, yesterday i got a pair of MK60 MK3.3 and i am so happy! They are a perfect match with my Zu Audio DRUID VI ! I was looking for speed and what i now have is super speed with very high resolution and great dynamics even with lower volume. Voices are silky and forward (but not too mauch)...
  24. olivier

    Power Conditioner Power Cable

    I don´t know which conditioner you use but with my PS Audio PS10 i hear a difference from PS10 to component, so i would say both is important, but from PS10 to component it is more important Best olivier
  25. olivier

    What is the most musical, fast and accurate subwoofer you have heard?

    Hi i am so sorry - now i measured, not 18 but definitely 15 inches from Gladen, here is a picture of the front:
  26. olivier

    What is the most musical, fast and accurate subwoofer you have heard?

    This was a special construction and i bought it from second hand. But i know that the original owner bought it from hifi4life.de Mail info@hifi4life.de Another dealer would be https://www.modalakustik.de/ perhaps their ripol is not this beautiful but that´s a matter of taste
  27. olivier

    What is the most musical, fast and accurate subwoofer you have heard?

    Yes this is quite the same but mine is sealed at both sides, so it´s a nice (but big) gloss black box. I don´t know why this concept isn´t more famous
  28. olivier

    What is the most musical, fast and accurate subwoofer you have heard?

    I had several subs, for example Dynaudio, Velodyne 12 DD+, Rhythmik But by far the fastest, most accurate and musical sub is my actual: a Ripol Attac 400 designed by Axel Ridthaler It is not very common but with two 18 inch face-toface-Drivers and one opening which is about 4 inch wide there are...

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