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    Advise on best path to take

    I have a feeling the venom v10 xc should be enough for the UK6 but Shunyata should be able to verify. Or maybe be able to demo? While the venom is “cheap”, the downside would be that it would not scale if you decided to upgrade the UK6 ever. As for my point about v2 vs. v1, the alpha v2...
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    Everest - all in or only front-end?

    I agree with pretty much everything said about it being highly dependent on the individual situation even though Shunyata recommends running direct into the wall. The only thing I would add is whether using dedicated lines or 2 Denali's, you should be testing use of the CGS to any of the...
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    Advise on best path to take

    Dappa, Are the speakers on their own circuit and not sharing with other devices? Assuming that is true, the advice I have heard from Shunyata is to plug amplifiers directly into the wall using their NR cables. Given your speakers are basically amplifers, I assume the same would be true of...
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    Shunyata Grounding Solution Rumors?

    I got some more information on the Altaira (grounding product): It is going to be similar to the Nordost QKORE in that it will have grounding solution for the AC power side and another for the DC side (signal). However it will be different as supposedly it will actually be two different units...
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    Shunyata Grounding Solution Rumors?

    When I bought the Everest at the end of last year, I had a discussion with people at Shunyata about signal side grounding solutions. They mentioned they might have something coming in 2021. Now I noticed that there is a new Grounding product category on Shunyata’s website with a coming soon...
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    Anyone know source of high quality ux-4 tube savers? ideally Teflon. Looked around quickly and couldn’t find any.
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    So I have some weirdness with my Pacific SE. i recently got the reissue WE300b and Elrog 300b-MO, and Tak 300b. So I decided to do some tube rolling on 300b. So here is the weirdness, on the we 300b and tak 300b, the right channel is dead silent. I have switched the tubes (right left) in...
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    Psvane Acme Series (new flagship series)

    Looks like psvane opened "official" store on Amazon. Another blow to specialty stores, even online ones
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    Anyone know what the deal is with the above ValVo AD1 vs more seen Telefunken AD1 with smoked glass? Valvo rebranded AD1s. Any idea who made this one? also, just realized my EML px4 work at 4V and 1.5A, instead of standard 1.0A for px4. Any recommendations which heater setting for pacific for...
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    This just arrived in mail. They test used but fully working. Does look like one of the bases was re glued on. So for original AD1 (4V 1amp), what is the recommended heater setting on Pacific? PX4? Anyone know if px4 setting on pacific is 4V 1amp or something else? Here is some tube porn
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    ill test it out later. Right now have the D getter brimar in with comments above. I’ll let it play a bit and try the Brimar with O getters
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    Ok this is interesting, I had a new pair of eml px4 I got by mistake which I thought were a bit “soft” and closed soundstage. Since I had the footscray brimar out, I switch it in for the tak 274b. More air and bigger soundstage. And now the sound had a bit more bite to it and bass was faster...
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    So here are some pictures. 1) brimar labeled but has all the features 2) very similar labeling to #1 but notice the O getters 3) not labeled but notice same construction as #1 4) picture of hanging filaments on all of them 5) included for fun, a fivre from the 1960’s supposedly
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    FYI, I had long discussion with Langrex who is that ebay seller years ago and requested specifically those features. Let me get pictures of different versions
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    Lampizator Valve / Tube Rolling Review Thread

    I also did research into this years ago. Here are my notes on what makes it a footscray: 1) D getters 2) hanging filaments below mica by springs, not abutting the mica 3) straight support bars (outside anode plate), none crossing could be labeled stc or brimar. Need to have all those...

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