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Why aren't new vacuum tubes as good as old ones?
Because old ones where made for war...new ones are made for audiophiles...although there are few new tubes that exceeds expectations... 
Gryphon Diablo 300 Unchained
Hi Ryanz, Pushing C4 in that small room is questionable...i had them in 15x20ft room and that was borderline...your dynas need to breathe to show full potential...you dont have sufficient distance from speakers to develop bass as it should be...si... 
Gryphon Diablo 300 Unchained
It gets just warm...you feel that a bit more when its the summer time but thank god air conditioners exist...you can put your hand on a heatsink, it will be hot but you can hold your arm on it...dont be bothered with things like that...its good fo... 
Gryphon Diablo 300 Unchained
Hi Pokeyi am glad you are searching music and emotion firstly....special effects secondly...to answer your questions...yes Diablo gets hot...not too hot...but you can feel he slightly heats the room of 30square meters...significantly hotter than l... 
Gryphon Diablo 300 Unchained
wow...nowdays on Audiogon man cannot mention a brand in discussion and the dealers start to jump out from the pate :)Jafant thanks and i hope you had a good read...Pokey77 thank you very much on kind words...i hope you are not serious about end ga... 
Any opinion or feedback on the NAIM UnitiServe or UnitiCore?
Audiotroy first of all thanx you for your time to adress your opinion…but here is what i feel… „The Core is excellent and Naim’s products routinely rock!“ -you sell Naim so i wouldn’t expect you to say anything other than that but guess what, i am... 
Any opinion or feedback on the NAIM UnitiServe or UnitiCore?
https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/naim-core?highlight=naim%2Bcoredont want to hijack thread so you can look at the link on which is my experience with Naim Core...far form "reference" as they call it...half baked product...i left it only beca... 
Gryphon Diablo 300: at the top of Integrated Amps?
...and whats the full Diablo 300 US price without d/a or phono... 
Gryphon Diablo 300: at the top of Integrated Amps?
Inna Diablo 300 in Europe is cca 16000Eu which means about 19000dollars, and as Mcintosh cost more expensive in Europe than USA (same goes for lets say Burmester prices in America) i expect that Diablo in America would be in price range of 20-23K ... 
Gryphon Diablo 300: at the top of Integrated Amps?
...well Inna if you mention FM Acoustics then we can put Kondo on the table as well but that would be too much i guess...regarding Nagra...i've yet to hear Nagra that i don't like...old school design but state of the art tech and above all the sou... 
Gryphon Diablo 300: at the top of Integrated Amps?
...although i did not compared Mcintosh MA9000 and 300 in same room and system, i heard that amp many times on different electrostat and dynamic speakers and it sound sluggish and does not have resolution that follows quality of new Diablo...as i ... 
Gryphon Diablo 300 Unchained
Hi folks...i am sorry my response was not immediate but i was on a vacation in beautiful island of Krk in Adriatic sea so in moments like that i like to turn my self off...Blindjim...unfortunately i only compared 300 with previous Diablo in my roo... 
Naim Core
Jon and Willie thank for "listening" me...and thank you for good wishes but i am not the only one with this problems so i hope it resolves on behalf of other people to...not all users go on forums...i can imagine that many people hassled with thei... 
Harbeth SHL5 vs SHL5 PLUS
Harbeth have natural synergy with Pass amplifiers...i prefer with silver cabling in between...A class works wonderful...i checked out Gryphon Diablo 300 also on HL compact 7ES-3 and also works very smooth with absolute control but the best amp i m... 
Lars Kristensen and Michael Børresen leaving Raidho ...
chronoglidesky Rune Skov is/was Gryphon Audio sales manager and he is a great guy who does his work great...he also worked few years at Nordost...he changed Lars who was also sales manager for Raidho...he dont have any tehnical knowledge like La...