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Which is better for a DBA (Swarm); powered subs or unpowered?
Is it possible to run 4 passive subs off of one amplifier, say like a Crown XLS series? Run in series or parallel?I don't see why not. It appears the power ratings spec down to a 2 ohm load. If you run two 8 ohm speakers in parallel on each channe... 
Roger Alan Modjeski (RAM) 1951 - 2019
@soundcheck6, sorry I missed your post. Yes the Cervantes obituary was very touching and was referenced earlier in this thread.Given the current state of affairs things are running slowly right now on the manufacturing side, but yes, we will be ma... 
Swarming!
My version of a "swarm" allowed me to get rid of all my room treatments. Quite a welcome relief. 
Which brand of 45 tubes do you use?
Even if the cut off is 120 Hz I would still opt for the M60. I crossed my ESL57 at 100 Hz and while the S30 was fine, the M60 just gave me more.A revival of the OTL-1 and a new Music Reference OTL are on the drawing board. Progress is somewhat at ... 
Which brand of 45 tubes do you use?
The S-30 is quite a nice amp and compact so it's a space savor. At a minimum I would get the power supply boost if you were to purchase one. You may also consider modifying it so the feedback loop is disconnected, even though Ralph uses an extreme... 
Recommended Speaker List for Atma-Sphere OTL Amplifiers.
In the M60s the single driver tube in the front is critical as this tube affects the DC offset function. If you ever have issues setting the DC offset, that tube should be the primary suspect. I ordered Russian tubes from Ralph a while back and ju... 
Which brand of 45 tubes do you use?
If you are interested in Berning amps then contact Linear Tube Audio. They manufacture amps based on the Berning ZOTL technology. Their ZOTL10 should work very well with your speakers and the price is just a tad over $3k. I have owned both the Atm... 
I sure miss my Quad ‘57s!
I can’t say whether the rebuilders get more bass and treble from the speaker, but there have been improvements to the power supply and the Zener clamp boards allow you to use a wider selection of amps without the fear of arcing the panels. As prev... 
What do you use to edit music metadata info
I use Metadatics as well. Very easy to use. 
End-Game RCM thoughts/advice
Having owned a VPI for quite a long time I moved to a DIY ultrasonic machine, the tried my friends Kirmuss. After it was all said and done I bit the bullet and got the Degritter. No looking back.  
Futterman. Jump in? Or, not so fast...
I will look for them but recently I saw the hand typed instructions Julius provided for making adjustments to the H3. This was one of the areas where Roger simplified the design, using a 6 position switch and meter so one could easily take reading... 
Futterman. Jump in? Or, not so fast...
@markusthenaimnut - you can email us at tubeaudiostore@gmail.com and provide us with the relevant information. If your amp uses the 6FL6 we have plenty. We have some of the PL tubes as well.Of the two H3s we bought, one was made by Harvard and the... 
Futterman. Jump in? Or, not so fast...
Yes we have some of the tubes for the Futterman amps. We need to know the specific tubes and amp so we can check the inventory. Prior to his passing Roger designed a new OTL circuit based on Futterman's work. There was a point in the prototype dev... 
Any “value” competitor streamers vs Bluesound Node 2i?
I've been looking at upgrading myself but after continually checking out some of these new streamers I always come back to the Auralic Aries LE I have been using for the past 5 or so years. 
Do old Acoustats compete with new 'stats or dynamics
I have a pair of Model 2s that came with the interfaces but I modified them to work with a pair of the Acoustat servo amps I picked up. I also modified the panels to achieve greater dispersion. The sound fine on their own, but subs do improve thin...