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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #30 on: May 21, 2007, 06:22 »
Sure I can store for you.
Buzz me, I am going to order today if possible.
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BTW just before I push the button, can anyone else offer any alternatives?

Btw the usb portion where you connect to the pc is for?
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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2007, 09:55 »
I think the mp5 or those MIC mini tubes are the best bang for the buck. I own both types and so far extremely pleased w them :p

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2007, 10:32 »
heck, we can even help break it in for you... ;D

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #33 on: May 21, 2007, 13:14 »
heck, we can even help break it in for you... ;D



I wonder whether we can poison SiriuslyCold with MP5 or one of those mini amps..  ;D

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #34 on: May 21, 2007, 13:16 »
Aiyah come lah all buy one, hey with 6 you can create a HT system!
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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #35 on: May 21, 2007, 13:49 »
synthesis, I'm not an audiophile and impervious to poison ;D

actually I already have mini amps (T-class one using, one dead)

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #36 on: May 21, 2007, 17:54 »
Maybe we can test first by gathering all mini amp owner to your place and try your marantz pre-out for HT...!

Aiyah come lah all buy one, hey with 6 you can create a HT system!

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #37 on: May 21, 2007, 18:15 »
Btw anyone here know how the USB portion to pc works? Still puzzled on how this works?  ???

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #38 on: May 21, 2007, 18:18 »
Yeah, tube HT!

USB acts as a speaker (googles this)
Hey on a seperate note, can you update your amp review, want to know more :)
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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #39 on: May 21, 2007, 18:46 »
Home Theatre on tubes ahh.... think better not. The explosions won't sound good one lar.   ;D

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #40 on: May 21, 2007, 18:50 »
Reviews On the mini AMP?

Let it burn for a few more weekends....currently the setup

Arai Mini Tube 6P1
Marantz CD6000 OSE LE
Belden 89207 1.5m interconnect with Canare plugs
QED Silver 25th anniversary
Wharefedale Diamond 8.4
"Voodoo" Caps

After the review, i will change cables....most likely to try Belden 1313A or 1307
Then review again....
 
 

Yeah, tube HT!

USB acts as a speaker (googles this)
Hey on a seperate note, can you update your amp review, want to know more :)

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #41 on: May 21, 2007, 18:53 »
No no, it can be good, the bass is still handled by the sub, so th highs are more delicate and warm now :)

Home Theatre on tubes ahh.... think better not. The explosions won't sound good one lar.   ;D
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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #42 on: May 21, 2007, 21:27 »
Reviews On the mini AMP?

Let it burn for a few more weekends....currently the setup

Arai Mini Tube 6P1
Marantz CD6000 OSE LE
Belden 89207 1.5m interconnect with Canare plugs
QED Silver 25th anniversary
Wharefedale Diamond 8.4
"Voodoo" Caps

After the review, i will change cables....most likely to try Belden 1313A or 1307
Then review again....

you got to try the 1313A, it upgraded my bedroom set to a living room setup.. really open up the sound with kicks..... ;)
« Last Edit: May 21, 2007, 21:39 by hifiluv »

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #43 on: May 22, 2007, 00:18 »
the MP5 is not a true tube amp, its has 2 x 6N1 preamp tubes with a SS power output.  

if u want a true amp, can consider tis -


pretty decent power, 35W x 2, with EL34 power tubes, the last bid won incl shipping/ ins was 100GBP, so about $300, so its even cheaper than the MP5. however, the MP5 is very well built and real value for $, so end of the day, its depends on what u like..

i m now entreat to see which one (MP5 or mini tube) will outlast the other,  ;D

Bro i saw this in the web and it seems cheaper then the MP5 so whats the diff between this and the MP5? Iam pretty tempted to hit the bid button lol!

Omg iam being poision badly help! :P
« Last Edit: May 22, 2007, 00:25 by Darthfunk »

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Re: Poison me with a cheap tube amp
« Reply #44 on: May 22, 2007, 05:26 »
Hi
Can you provide a link to this please?


I went to ebay to see some amps but they charge a lot more for shipping (make their $$ that way)

the MP5 is not a true tube amp, its has 2 x 6N1 preamp tubes with a SS power output.  

if u want a true amp, can consider tis -


pretty decent power, 35W x 2, with EL34 power tubes, the last bid won incl shipping/ ins was 100GBP, so about $300, so its even cheaper than the MP5. however, the MP5 is very well built and real value for $, so end of the day, its depends on what u like..

i m now entreat to see which one (MP5 or mini tube) will outlast the other,  ;D
« Last Edit: May 22, 2007, 05:52 by petetherock »
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