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PrimaLuna Dialogue Premium Preamplifier. DESTROYS SPEAKERS!!
inna,What what  Gryphon and Ypsilon amps do you have? 
Ugly vs Gogeous speakers
Check out Daedalus speakers - beautiful hand made wood cabinets , musical as well.  
Warm, lush and dark ... Dac up to 1.2K
The Line Magnetic has been discontinued; according to Jeff Halpern, US distributor, LM may be coming out with a new DAC later this year 
Shindo Labs Amps and Preamps
lewinskih01,Might be best to just call or email Jonathan Halpern at Tone Imports and ask what if any might be available in the US. The Tone website, as I guess you saw, has a few SET amps listed, whether or not these are available in the US, or if... 
Preamp for a Line Magnetic i518?
ekimg,I use NOS Tungsol 5751s in my 518IA; I prefer the slightly lower gain of the 5751 vis a vis the 12ax7 
Preamp 6922 tube help
To my ears the Matsushita tubes suggested above are no better than new production JJs.Might take a look at Mazda 6922 (Brent Jesse carries them) 
Considering switching from Audio Research to PrimaLuna, troube with VS115 amp
Tend to agree with parsons, not sure why the tube compliment in the a/b test will not be the same. Why would you want to have that variant enter into the equation and possibly bias the outcome  given what folks familiarity, likes, etc may be with ... 
Considering switching from Audio Research to PrimaLuna, troube with VS115 amp
"...I don't own the company.  Let's make that clear.  But I'm ecstatic to be involved because I love tube gear so much and if I can help somebody make that leap...even if it's not with my company...I'm happy!  "Guess I miss read the Absolute Sou... 
Considering switching from Audio Research to PrimaLuna, troube with VS115 amp
"But PrimaLuna wanted the best sound and I think what they have supplied is pretty damn nice "Isn't "they"  you & your partner, Kevin? 
2017 Honest Cabling that doesn’t promote bankruptcy
Silnote Audio ICs,  Clear Day Cable SCs, Audio Art Cable PCs 
Whats playing on your system today?
Allman Brothers - An Evening With (Set 2) 
Line Magnetic 502ca
The LM 502ca is a discontinued model; according to Jeff Halpern, Tone Imports &US LM distributor, a new Line Magnetic DAC may be out late this year; no information available yet on the model or pricing 
Whats playing on your system today?
ZZ Hill - In Memorium (blues) 
Line Magnetic 219ia vs Mc225
Jeff Halpern of Tone Imports, US Distributor for Line Magnetic, told me via email this week that there may be a new DAC later this year (no particulars provided).  
Tekton Double Impacts
Thanks for the response Charles