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Wavebourn – Hercules …..Perfect name! The name fits this amp perfectly, but before I get into the amp and the sound and all the flash of the amp here is some background on it from the designer Anatoliy. Hercules amp is an attempt to design a high-end audio amp better than first Pyramid amp that required
VINTAGE Gear – sOLID STATE I don’t know that my tube gear really counts as Hi-Fi even though in my head it is extremely Hi-Fi vs. where I started. I really like all of my tube equipment, but there is a touch of sadness that comes with just using my vintage solid state equipment as
Bad Tubes – Bad Bad Tubes Well, I finally had some tubes go “bad” on me or “become microphonic”. When I purchased my Doge 8 one thing I didn’t like was that it used 4 12AT7 tubes for the line stage. I liked the idea of 12AT7 because they can really change the music. However,
For Shure – The end of an era If you love tubes there is a good chance that you like vinyl as well. I fall into this category. I have been an Audio Technica cartridge fan since I first got into vinyl. I talk about getting into vinyl in my last post to the right.</p>
Vinyl vs. Digital — FIGHT! About 10 years ago I got serious about vinyl. I started scouring craigslist and driving stupid amounts of distance to buy record collections. If the price was right my wife and I found the money and I went. It was fun and actually created an opportunity to start a small
Life Without a Remote – The preamp search starts! My system currently runs from a Primaluna Prologue 3 into a custom-made tube amp that will allow plenty of tubes to be rolled in. Currently, I’m using some =C= 6550 tubes that are special, and offer a great soundstage and low end that has the impact