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Preamp with Nagra 300p amp
Hi Essrand, I have a Nagra Jazz pre with the Nagra 300p.When I get a chance and for the fun I will try other preamps from my collection:- an older CJ Premier 17LS (tube)- an Ayon S3 DAC (tube) which also has a pre section- a Goldmund Mimesis 27.8 ... 
Nagra Classic Integrated Amp?
I recently acquired a Nagra 300p power amp from a gentlemen who replaced it with the Classic power amp. I had the chance to audition his system Classic power amp and Jazz tube pre and it sounded fantastic! In my main system I'm using a Goldmund Te... 
Mac Laptop & Sound Cards
Excellent thread!I'm using my Apple PowerBook G4 as transport feeding wirelessly an Apple Airport Express connected by minijack to RCA on my Denon AVR 3805 surround amp. I'm looking at using the Toslink connection for sound quality improvementI ha... 
SF Cremona Auditors - Recommend new Amp/CD
If you consider SS McCormack 225 you may as well pair it with a Conrad Johnson tube preamp (sister companies...). You can find a used Premier 17LS on AudiogoN for 2.5k, sweet sounding, good value for money. For the same price you may also look at ... 
SF Cremona Auditors - Recommend new Amp/CD
Very nice speakers, I have the Cremona floorstanders and find that they match very well with tube amplification.I use 2 different systems. One is ARC pre and power VT130SE/LS15, blooming midrange, great for jazz/vocals/small classical ensembles. T... 
WHICH ARC LINESTAGE TO REPLACE LS-15?
Just posted wanted add:http://cgi.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/wtb.pl?preatube&1141657943Thanks for your advices! 
WHICH ARC LINESTAGE TO REPLACE LS-15?
Thanks to all for your feedbackBased on your recommendations I'm narrowing down to LS5 Mk III, LS25 Mk I and Ref Two Mk II'm looking for 240V unit... but does anyone have experience in modifying a US unit from 110V to 240V?