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Best Solder??
I had My Rogue 99 Super Magnum -Se preamp built completely with the Mundorf Supreme solder which I found out is 9% pure silver 1%gold and 3%Copper and then the standard tin mix.It is the best solder on the market and complement my Mundorf silver g... 
Mundorf Silver/Gold in Oil Supreme Caps Any Good?
For the record I have used all Mundorf capacitors both in electronics as well as in Loudspeakers .I currently have the Mundorf Silver gold oil capacitors 4of them for coupling in my new Rogue 99 Super Magnum SE preamp and these capacitors from pas... 
Best Solder??
I have worked with lots of solders including wonder WBT , Eichmanns 5% .the Johnsons is 6% but I feel they Mundorf Supreme 5% Slver and Gold solder gives the most natural sounding balance. 
Review: Rogue Audio 99 Magnum Tube preamp
for the record in 2004 a Major upgrade was done to the 99the new torroidal transformer is superb as well as other improvemnts to the power supply .The end result is the Bass is not only faster but tigher and the performance is rock steady even whe... 
Best Tube Preamp under 2500?
The Rogue 99 power supply and others things were totally revamped in 04 buy the Super Magnum it is Outstanding against any $4k preamp there also is a SE not advertised if you have the money beyond the Super Magnum. Mark Obrien can transform this t... 
Mundorf Silver/Gold in Oil Supreme Caps Any Good?
Hello I have used the Mundorf Supremes , Silver oil ,and and Silver gold oil. The Silver gold oil is clearly better than the Silver oil in every respect but the price difference may be the deal breaker .My uncle is a electronics tech and I get 40%... 
Ribbon tweeters...out of favor these days?
it is all about taste my new speaker has a special hi spec version of Raals best Amprphous Ribbon tweeter which is the Best bar none Ribbon on the Market .The amt tweeter I found has a little more snap on dynamic swings ,but the Ribbon is more ope... 
New speakers from Martin Logan, Ethos $6495
the dsp has nothing to do with the short comings, it is far more accurate way of controlling the excursion to the Bass driver , even the Best Velodyne , and JL audio use these and accelerometers to monitor this, this is why this new reference seri... 
Ribbon tweeters...out of favor these days?
These are just starting to be noticed here in the states. Tony Gee of the Netherlands who builds many $$ custom speakers and well known for his webpage humblehomemade hifi uses them and in Europe several use them I have not exactly went on a searc... 
New Salk Loudspeaker- Soundscape JR
The drivers are a far better quality for starters . The mdrange is where close to 75% of the music is and the Accuton tweeter is exceptional and far more accurate, and the midranges chanber is tuneable to exactly how airy you want it for your spec... 
Ribbon tweeters...out of favor these days?
one tweeter that is becoming a fast favorite is the MundofrAMT - Air motion transformer tweeters These are byfar the best the 2310 I may be using soon it is solid from 1khz to over 25khz .Don"t get to hung up in th numbers the raal will go out pas... 
New Salk Loudspeaker- Soundscape JR
Yes go to Salk sounds website and on top under News scroll down to the 3drd one Volume 1 issue 2 you will see information on the Soundscape speaker it says passive perfection Jeff Bagby and the whole formula as to how this Highly sophisticated pas... 
New Salk Loudspeaker- Soundscape JR
Hello t all, the Salk Soundscape JR is a possibility for all small to mid sized rooms where Bass can sometimes overload the room like mine.If you feel this could be your room Email Jim at jim at salk sound dot com this applys to all even if you do... 
Ribbon tweeters...out of favor these days?
Thee debate of Ribbons and Domes they both have their +&-The new Raal Amorphous core is the best ribbon out there they have the actual specs avaialble on their page which have been verified .Very clean fast and dynamic .I have compared these t... 
New Maggie 1.7 owner, amp ?
Digital Amplifier Company their amps sound are totally undigital their don;t use ise modules they invented their own like spectron but I feel a little better and a bit of tube warmth No down sides to the go to Stereotimes online magazine the cherr...