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What class is my el34 amplifier
 Atmasphere, first, thanks again for your past help when i was using Cary amplifiers with my Odysseys. There is no external  control other than for volume   the only adjustmentl inside the chassis is on a small circuit board and I think appears to... 
Potential issues using low powered tube amp with electrostatic speakers
Thanks, that's the kind of information I wanted to hear. I had no problem with electrostats and tubes in the past but because of the less powerful amp in this case I'm just a little apprehensive. Btw, I neglected to say that, although these are in... 
Potential issues using low powered tube amp with electrostatic speakers
I've been using them for about 10 days and am very happy with the sound. Several of my hobbyist friends estimate the power to be approx in the mid thirties at 8 ohms; if the switch referred to is what we think, in triode mode its output may be in ... 
What class is my el34 amplifier
My apologies for wasting time on this issue but lm unsuccessfully trying to submit images using the procedures suggested. Anyway, based on the above description, does anyone have a suggestion re the possible class and what the switches might contr... 
What class is my el34 amplifier
Ok, I created a system page (Broadstone’s system). The output tubes,4 per amp, are 6L6’s; the input is 6EU7. Each amp has a 2 way toggle switch of unknown function and a standard VU meter @ -20 to +5 range. I hope this helps.  
What class is my el34 amplifier
I’ve not had luck with photobucket yet. When I do I’ll send images.  
What class is my el34 amplifier
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Similar sound characteractics to MIT cables?
I bought my first MIT cables about 30 years ago at a garage sale not because I had preconceived notions of improved sound but because I thought they looked really neat. I now have another pair that I acquired through a trade simply because I neede... 
Advice using electrostats with tube amp.
Atually, the "warmth" that I heard and generally favor with the triode modewas a bit too warm approaching somewhat dull. I switched to ultralinear for overall improved upper mid detail. Just an FYI.  
Advice using electrostats with tube amp.
Thanks, Al. I was hoping you'd see this post. As always you provided exactly the kind of direction that I needed. I wasn't specifically looking for the potential of generally over emphasized mids, but I did detect a hint of that in the lower mid f... 
Advice using electrostats with tube amp.
I need to make a correction.  Although it would have no bearing on the subject of impedance, the speakers in question are the Ethos (not Theos) which, as well as with the Odyssey's before them, I had been using with the Peachtree 220 amp. Today I'... 
Advice using electrostats with tube amp.
Stringreen, I already have the Cary so that's the starting point for my inquiry because it will probably stay in the system.   It'd sure be interesting to know the basis for your advice though as it may help with the decision re the electrostats.  
Advice using electrostats with tube amp.
Sfall, the room is about 15X20' with 8.5' ceiling but my listening position is only about 13' from the speakers and i dont listen at high volumes. I agree withyou, then, that it should be fine but because the purchase is not a small one for me, I'... 
Advice using electrostats with tube amp.
Gdnrbob, thanks but I reviewed the Odyssey's before i bought them new and the info I found indicated somewhat the same thing as you found. However, multiple knowledgeable members here provided information that certain conditions can result in impe... 
AES SET2 monoblocks by Cary Audio
Never mind. I auditioned them in my home; they're very good but Not for me.