An Allnic system?

Gregadd

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View attachment 91146 Allnic A5000 DZEUS Speaker | ZEUS Speaker Daedalus AudioHT Monoblock $22.5k. If you you can find a compatible speaker you may be in audio heaven.At 32 watts TheLAMM is north of $140k.
AN ALL ALLNIC SYSTEM
For a long time I have considered direct heated triodes(DHT) to be the holy grail of audio amplification.. For the most part the price is exorbitant for a few watts. That confined their use mostly to horn speakers. Some exceptions exist for dynamic speakers.. L..T.A. makes some brilliant amps in the 2-10 watt range. I heard one connected to the Spatial 3. Although it does not appear to be it is a basically a horn speaker.
The question is could a system be built around the above amplifier. We would need a speaker whose efficiency is in the upper 90's.A "live" room would help.
We are familiar with the excellent line stage and phono preamp made by Allnic. I checked their website and they are making a speaker 99db efficient. Lo and behold they are making silver speaker cables. Like just about everyone they are making a dac. Yes its DHT.


ALLNIC DHT DAC
ALLNIC PREAMP
ALLNIC DHT OTL MON OBLOCKS
ALLiIC SPEAKER CABLE
Daedalus ZEUS SPEAKERSZEUS Speaker | ZEUS Speaker Daedalus Audio
 
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A5000DHT $22.5k A-5000-DHT-700x700.png A5
 
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I run the Daedalus Zeus with the Air Tight 300r. I would have went with Allnic 300B monoblocks but wanted to support a local dealer that took my previous amps on trade. I think the Zeus is decent with <10 watts at reasonable listening levels. It does run out of steam when pushed very heard on rock (>100db). It helps that I run the Daedalus subs too.
 

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I have a full Allnic system feeding a pair Viking Tube Master's. I couldn't be happier. 10 watts is more than enough for these 98db speakers.
 

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I have a full Allnic system feeding a pair Viking Tube Master's. I couldn't be happier. 10 watts is more than enough for these 98db speakers.
What a superb choice of ancillaries, and those Vikings, WOW , just look superb ! must sound superb.
 

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Allnic H3000v is my go to tube phonostage. Even better than the built in phonostge in my reference Jadis jp 4 box preamp
 

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I've been running an H7000V for a couple of months now and couldn't be happier. Fantasizing about a Allnic pre amp now. That Allnic slope is slippery...
 
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I've been running an H7000V for a couple of months now and couldn't be happier. Fantasizing about a Allnic pre amp now. That Allnic slope is slippery...

Allnic pre up to L5000 isn't that good. So if you try check their OTL and DHT preamps those could be interesting

Have you changed the recti in the phono?
 

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Yes its a DHT pre I was fantasizing about.
Not sure what you mean by the revel...You mean my Avatar photo? That's a VERY old photo - the little boy in it is now doing a physics PhD!
 

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Sorry I meant recti not revel
 

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Oh right. Yes of course. NOS Westinghouse 5U4G. BIG improvement.
Not tried the Riccardo Kron KR yet.
 

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Oh right. Yes of course. NOS Westinghouse 5U4G. BIG improvement.
Not tried the Riccardo Kron KR yet.
Westinghouse is very good. Guess you must have got a big jump from the stock. I haven't tried it in Allnic but tried it in Lampi
 

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Separately, locally to you the Malvern labs makes a great DHT preamp using 101d valves you can audition, and if you get the Allnic pre would like to compare. That preamp worked great with the H7000v.
 
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The Westinghouse was a huge improvement.
101d's eh? That's interesting. You mentioned talking to him before, I must get around to it.
 

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Also his GM70 and 211 amps will be interesting to compare to your PX25
 

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