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  1. Thomas 911

    Done with digital

    Digital is like Karajan,....Coca Cola for the masses,... analog is like celibidache.. I Outsourced CD Player from Main gear,...... Listen via headphone in a separate rroom.. Thus my System is pure analog....reduced to the max..
  2. Thomas 911

    Tung-Sol KT170

    No to KT 150 .
  3. Thomas 911

    Tung-Sol KT170

    I just exchange my ikt 120 against it 150 in my octave jubilee mono amplifiers, burning in ,take some time , after reading your description won believe , I realize exactly same , with 2 experienced lister he had a session, and all confirmed I could not express better,..just 40 h passed so still...
  4. Thomas 911

    Air Tight Opus 1 arrived

    reading all these comments , ....as a jazz and classic enthuisiast i think i have no choice :) ... the opus 1 must be integrated in my system .. i hope the difference to my actuall pc1 supreme will be so significant, that the amount of tears i will spill, in comparison, will be doubled Then...
  5. Thomas 911

    Air Tight Opus 1 arrived

    dear nick , thx for your first detailed analysis and impression so far , can you give any comment in regard of reproduction from classical music, one of my favour type e.g. violin concert from tschaikovsky..in your play list so far no classic was seen ..:) best regards thomas
  6. Thomas 911

    Joe’s Reference System

    congrtulation! , well arranged, ...high esthetik look , the eyes hears too.. .... eyecatcher at night .. you always in a good mood when listening , not to underestimate.. regards from germany.. thomas
  7. Thomas 911

    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    Transrotor Aquilla..since 20 years doing great job...
  8. Thomas 911

    Air Tight Opus 1 arrived

    Nick, i did it with ronny .i like tiefenbrun statement..what is lost in the beginning you can not catch at the end ! The details make the difference!
  9. Thomas 911

    Air Tight Opus 1 arrived

    agree! i changed inner tonearm cablesat my SME V against kondo silver cable , sigificant impove!
  10. Thomas 911

    Air Tight Opus 1 arrived

    dear nick , happy you recieve the opus 1 eallier , ... perfect christmas timing.... i studied also several reviews of opus 1 and like to follow the air tight path,... after using koetsu cartrige before . .better is the enemy of good.... i will carry out the A/ B comparison test in 2 approx...
  11. Thomas 911

    When do you stop upgrading?

    When I can not detect any more difference .....
  12. Thomas 911

    Octave Jubilee Amplifiers

    dear nick, thx for the interesting links , a pity now you back in the states.. we would spend somevery interesting time listening with our systems .. ronny is no longer in the shop, ... richard took over , you may know , but his technical knowledge is still superb, and he still carry out...
  13. Thomas 911

    new---Berlin Philharmonic Direct to Disc Bruckner No.7 Box Set---order while you can!

    So good to know ,,good investment I bought 2 one still sealed ..by the way historic context , after hitler comitted suicide 1945 next day 1 nnay the adagio was broadcast at the reichsrundfunk .according his order.....his last will..musically.. Anyway record touches the soul the more often you...
  14. Thomas 911

    Pass Labs XP-27 phono stage

    Dear Peter Looks like, your statement was the trigger to place the order without listening ,..never regret, your vintage porsche would have hugh value today.. Nice you had good memories,,today things are little different ... I visited job related several states in usa, great experience and...
  15. Thomas 911

    my listening room

    I owned 802 before good spealers ..at this time i agree ..i called Distributor of b&w in germany and asked why they Use so cheap coils etc there is so much Potential..i am astonished by listening actual speakers ,up to 100000 Euro...nothing signifikant better...the right combination is...
  16. Thomas 911

    My system

    dear apk 99 , of course not!!!! my mistake ...how can you delete .....
  17. Thomas 911

    Pass Labs XP-27 phono stage

    dear peter, i read your report with high inention and made simuliar expereinece since i upgraded pass phonpreamp from xono till xp 27 up to know. in germany this gear seems not so distributed , till today no review in a german hifi magazin so far..but anyway dont need it ..i am very satisfied...
  18. Thomas 911

    my listening room

    thx to find the balance between living room and good sounding is the challenge .. but it works. i have done acoustic analysis and accordingly worked on room tuning and line up of the gear..
  19. Thomas 911

    my listening room

    big speakers can sound well in smaller treated rooms..
  20. Thomas 911

    Octave Jubilee Amplifiers

    dear nick , great i found you here in this really amazing forum ... i like to read and find some different views regarding optimizing my gear.. i remember our sessions,.. still have the vinyl you used for reference .. and your corvette....!!! fast beast indeed.. i still have the tuned 993 bi...
  21. Thomas 911

    Octave Jubilee Amplifiers

    i thnk i am the friend in europe , kaiserslautern you mentionend:) see my porsche ...i still own the system but reduced to pure analog one, and strong modifed,.. tuned speakers frequency seperating filter replaced by silver coils and condensators , hugh push towards other dimensions ...
  22. Thomas 911

    My system

    the beauty of classic
  23. Thomas 911

    My system

    thx!! , i do mostly in winter time due to high heat development of tubes... the eyes listen also ..without esthetic satsifaction can t enjoy the sound..
  24. Thomas 911

    My system

    some impression of my system

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