All, I talked to Brian at the Analog Room in CA about the Wavestream phono. 62db gain. Tube gain stage. I was told it would work very well with my
Anybody own or hear the Wavestream linestage
Scott Frankland's Wavestream phono stage is one of the best out there. Anyone have experience with the relatively new linestage?
Has anyone heard the Wavestream linestage
I own the Wavestream phono stage and am considering the new linestage. Has anyone heard it and compared to other preamps?
The best speaker you ever heard
ESP Grand Concert SI's driven by Wavestream Kinetics V-8 monoblocks, Messenger preamp, Brinkman table w/ Breuer arm. Awesome setup at The Show in
Amplifiers:A Keeper for Life Do you know of one
Wavestream V8- arguably the best amp in the
Stand out phono stages
add Lyra Connosuer, Wavestream Kinetics, VivA, and if you're on a budget, Artemis Labs and Hagerman Trumpet.
Designer Hall of Fame
ake Scott Frankland is associated with Wavestream
Dyscoveries on Dyna, Denon, Supex, Technics,FR,Ik
Dgad - It is the XGW with the Wavestream Kinetics MC phnostage. I have also heard the above mentioned cartridges through a Herron VTPH-1mc plus phono preamp
Top ten tube preamps
1. Wavestream (Scott Franklin's latest design) 2t. Aesthetix Callisto Signature 2t. Audio Note M-8 Based on long time
Experience with Raul's Essential 3150
so interested in perspective on the new Wavestream Kinetics PS that has gotten some recent attention here. Evidently, the Analogue Room has replaced their Aesthetix Io
MC phono stage without transformer
a high gain all tube phono stage is the Wavestream Kinetics fro Scott Frankland.
What is the best phono preamp you have heard
Today I happily live with the Wavestream Kinetics phonostage and another MC tube unit that has been extensively modified. The Wavestream unit is a MC tube
Your favorites amplifiers for their visual look
I think my Wavestream V-8 is very cool. 'Cept when it's playing music.
The best phono stage out there
one of best in the world (IMHO), is the Wavestream Phono Unit. It's a Scott Franklin tube design. It's neutral, quiet while being very musical. You can buy it with one,
Top ten tube amps
Wavestream Kinetics V-
Phono stages belong to which tier
Anyone heard the Wavestream Kinetics phono stage?
Rarest Brands for Sale on 'Gon
Wavestream Kinetics V-8 Power Amplifier...Made by Scott Frankland of Moore-Frankland Associates (MFA) as mentioned in the first
Anyone recommend a neutral tube amp
ropean: Tron to Audio Note American: Wavestream (Scott Franklin) to VAC Canadian: Wytech to Coincident Technology Note a neutral detail choice vs a more
Replacement for Maggie's
essed was a pair of Soundlab powered by Wavestream Kinetics V8's set up almost near field in a small room at the Analog Room in San Jose.
What phono preamps are balanced
Wavestream phono and preamp tube products.
Help with finding ultra transparent pre amp
You have a great CD player. I like the Wavestream Kinetics preamp or 2nd choice would be Wytech Labs Opal or Jade. These tube preamps are super clean sound adding no
2011 RMAF Analog Reports + Meet and Greet
forward to hearing a few things: Wavestream Kinetics. One of my fondest audiophile memories was a demoing a system with the V8 amp. Border Patrol
Ideal TT & Arm for the following top cartridges
a friend's Whest PS 2.0 for kicks (a Wavestream Kinetics phonostage is coming), Bent TX103 step up as needed, First Sound Paramount Mk II pre, Dehavilland Aries 845G
Where is the next generation of direct drive
Wavestream Kinetics, Continuum, Grand Prix, The Beat.
A phono amp that beats the MFA Magus's phono
l the money in the world, I would get a Wavestream Kinetics phonostage.
Dynavector XV 1s loading question
(no step up) phono stage (Wavestream kinetics) with 62db gain. What would the optimum loading be based on the XV-1s specs? Impedance= R=6 ohms, L=18 micro
comparison between SS Spectral and LAMM tube amp
What about Wavestream Kinetics V8 mono blocks. A friend just got them for his Avalons.
List of top phono preamps best
se see the following link regarding the Wavestream Kinetics phonostage relative to all the other units I've used: http://forum.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/fr.pl?eanlg&
choice of ref pre amps
If tubes are your choice them Wavestream Kinetics and Tron must be at the top of your list. For SS there's a Dartzeel on gon no, maybe Ayre, but the best is
High powered point to point tube amp
Another $50k possibility is a pair of Wavestream V-8 monoblocks...Not sure they would do the trick at 1.8 ohms but you could contact the manufacturer.
Phono stage match for Koetsu
systems. I found some using Doshi, Wavestream, and Nagra. These units stretch my budget, so I am looking at units costing less. That said, I would still like to hear
Sony SCD 1 audiocom mod vs Wadia 861 anybody
were Dunlavy SC-4a, The tube amps were Wavestream and the tube pre-amp a Conrad Johnson 16 I believe. It was the model under the art.
K & K phono pre compasison
nic 3000, ASR Basis Exclusive 2008, and Wavestream Kinetics in my system. The Allnic was very liquid and palpable, but ultimately not realistic in the attack and
I'd put the ASR basis exclusive and wavestream kinetics on you short list. Both are flexible enough to work with a variety of cartridges and both play with the best
artemis lab, phono preamp
he Pl-1. I have owned ASR Exclusive, Wavestream, 47 labs cube and several others so have a good reference. If I am not mistaken Galibier Design sells these (
Nominations for Product of the Year
Wavestream Kinetics Phonoamp. Designed and hand made by Scott Franklin. I picked up the first production unit on Thanksgiving Day
Science & Sound, Tube or Solid State Phono
carts would be the Aesthetix Io and the Wavestream Kintetics. The main challenge with all tube designs as intimated above is getting high gain with low noise. Another
Order of best of the best phono preamps
Aesthetix IO Sig.,Manley steelhead,Wavestream,Einstein, Nick doshi Alaap,Dartzeel NHB18ns,Tom Evans The Groove Plus,Zanden,Lamm lp2,Supratek Grange,VAC Renaissance,
Tube amp suggestions Dunlavy IVA
I use a Wavestream Kinetics Stereo V8 to drive my SC-IVA's. The V8 has four GE6550A's per channel to produce about 125wpc. It drives the
which preamp with the Lamm ml2's
My dollars went to buying a new Wavestream Kinetics pre-amp from the Analog Room in San Jose, Ca. IMHO this is the best pre-amp or in top 5 at least. However
My vote for Vandersteen 5A at Audio show
goes to the ESP speakers, driven by the Wavestream amps. That was the most musical room I encountered at the show. Another creepy good room I found was the room set up
What System addition made you realize a problem
the best 6M XLR cable between my Wavestream pre-amp and Lamm 2.1 amps. The Wavestream and Lamm's show up the short comings in my previous cables. So far the cables