Sheer Audio MM-77 tube phono preamp - - ?


Hello,
I just pulled the trigger on this preamp and waiting for a Grace cart so I can get this up and running.
There does not seem to be much information on this 2 piece unit. On appearance seems very well made withe Nichicon, Rubycon, Wima caps....quality RCA connectors.
I bought it based on one member's favorable comments. However, another member I mentioned this unit to was not overly impressed and mentioned other tube phono stages that cost 5 times as much. Not a fair comparison from my perspective. I paid $335 so I'm NOT expecting miracles.
I plan on swapping some good NOS tubes.
Any Agon members have any experience with this phono stage?
Can you share your opinions, comments please?
Thanks,
Paul
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My advice is not to listen to anyone, but to enjoy your new purchase.
I think Stringreen was right, its your ears you have to please....Give it a go....
I own one and think its very good. It is my first outboard phono stage, and I believe its as good as any of the other built-ins I've owned ( Marantz, Rogue, CJ ... ) Im using it with a MM and it has never yet left me wanting. Hard to go wrong at that price also.
Paul; i own sheer audio mm77 tube pre-phono since 2010 outside the box is sound magical w electro harmonix 12AX7 and 12AT7 cryogenic tubes but the first year in use we experiment troubleshooting in the left channel is start a noise like current loop in the power supply board i encountered a problem with one caps and i decidely to change the storage capacitors w nichikon audiophile grade gold and other 2 mini caps w phillips blue caps and the other remain cap is a nichikon audiophile green cap and i start listening i have a big improvements of sound i have more wide soundstage more pinpoint and more swettness w extended in highs and the lower bass is very tight and clean i am so happy with those box, my sistem is concerned by


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