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View Poll Results: What sort of amp do you own

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  • Valve

    12 20.00%
  • Solid state

    45 75.00%
  • Valve hybrid

    1 1.67%
  • Digital

    2 3.33%
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    Seems lately that more people are going down the valve route, thought i would put up a poll to see who has what, then maybe compare 6 months down the line.

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    Valve now, Primaluna 1.

    Very nice too.

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    Good idea SC . There's does seem to quite a few Primluna's fans knocking about now. Not tempted by the new Manley yet;)
    First pressings son !

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    Solidstate - although if I ever assembled a second system it would probably be valve. Someting like:

    Prima Luna into Proac Response 1sc's.... nice

    Lefty
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    solid state - but might be getting a valve phono preamp in the future.

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    Duvet wrote:
    Good idea SC . There's does seem to quite a few Primluna's fans knocking about now. Not tempted by the new Manley yet;)
    Is the new Manley out yet?

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    I thought i saw a new version in the mags will go searching now.
    First pressings son !

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    me valve.
    Same same, but different

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    Must be getting confused with something else. Sorry if i set your heart racing
    First pressings son !

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    Solid State , would be a good match for your cdp , PM 11 S1. Copper Chassied beast.

    chezi.

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    valve (and needs dusting!). there's a pair of these.



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    solid state, would like to play with valves in the future, might have to get less demanding speakers first
    There should be something amusing or clever here...

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    valve

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    Solid state.



    And I think there are loads of SS amps out there that give a give facsimile of valved amps whislt being Solid Class A or SS Valve hybrids. Ie Sugden, Copland, Unico. The idea of a valved pre-amp running SS or Digital power amps makes a lot of sense to me. Anyway just a vore for good old SS in this sea of valves (nice that they are).
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    supercapman wrote:
    Seems lately that more people are going down the valve route, thought i would put up a poll to see who has what, then maybe compare 6 months down the line.
    Valves, shmalves. Pah! You load of soft warm-glowing lily-livered perry como crooning pipe 'n' slippers 'horlicks that'll be nice dear' rose-tinted the good old days sunday afternoon snoozing queen mother loving flag waving hedge trimming puppy faced girl's blouses!!

    Er, I fancy one too.
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    valves for me too.
    Foo Foo Manchu.

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    So much for technology moving hifi forward!

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    White Pheasant wrote:
    So much for technology moving hifi forward!¬*
    lol, like loads of peeps still buying turntables instead of mp3 players?

    newer technology isn`t always better, things are built to a price nowadays, and it shows on a lot of stuff.
    Foo Foo Manchu.

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    Solid-state (Krell KAV400xi).

    (the Unison Reseach Unico is a very nice amp mind you)
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    Solid State but will be getting a Tube MC Phono stage soon

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