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Preamp Deal of the Century
Sorry, it was 2002 when I bought my first Supratek. 
Preamp Deal of the Century
Hello Markus,You have only touched the surface of the sound you will get from the Cortese. It continues to get better over time and should amaze you. I know my sound got better for quite a while after I got the preamp. This preamp should suit you ... 
Supratek or Don Sachs - which way to go?
celander1,I just updated my system in my profile. Went from a Supratek Syrah to a Supratek Cortese. Other things have changed, but I won't have a system without a Supratek in it. 
Supratek or Don Sachs - which way to go?
I will take a great sounding piece of equipment over a great looking piece of equipment any day. If you can get both such as I did with my Supratek Cortese it is a win-win. No, I do not look inside my Supratek, I listen to it. I have owned it for ... 
Preamp Deal of the Century
Thanks guys, I miss the camaraderie we all had on the posts. 
Preamp Deal of the Century
Hey guys, looks like Mick is back to building Supratek preamps again. This is great news! Mick has a new phono design for the Cortese preamp. Sounds like he has new products in the works. Here is a link to his blog.¬†www.supratekaudio.blogspot.com.... 
Preamp Deal of the Century
Thanks Tubegroover. I too am still using my Supratek Cortese. It has given me many years of musical pleasure. I just returned from the RMAF in Denver, and I did not hear any preamp that I felt would make me want to give up my Cortese. Thanks Mick ... 
Preamp Deal of the Century
Thanks for the info on the Malbecs. I started this thread back in 2002. I can't believe how big it became. Mick makes some amazing amps and preamps. Where do you live? Your system looks great and I am sure it sounds fantastic. 
Preamp Deal of the Century
Ironsienna,How long have you had the Malbecs and how long did it take to get them from the time you placed the order? Just curious. 
Preamp Deal of the Century
Hi Eurekasprings,The best amp I have ever paired with my Cortese is my Berning ZH270. This pairing is magic in my system. The sound is very fast with a beautiful liquidity. I recently had a Meitner MTR-50 in my system for a few days and it sounded... 
Motor Controller ugrade for Raven One Turntable
Hi Lewm, There are usually only a few reasons someone bad mouths a high quality product line such as the TW Acustic turntables. Many times a dealer of competing products will chime in on a post and bad mouth the product being discussed. Someone ma... 
Motor Controller ugrade for Raven One Turntable
I agree, Jeff is a great guy to deal with. I met him a few years ago at RMAF. He has never pushed me to buy anything. I have owned several VPI tables, the last being a Aries 2. It was a very nice table, but not as good as the Raven One (in my opin... 
Motor Controller ugrade for Raven One Turntable
Thank you very much Jim! Finally someone who has actually experienced listening to both controllers. Thank you for letting me know your findings. Dev, you have a point about my post. Posting on Audiogon these days is like being on the witness stan... 
Motor Controller ugrade for Raven One Turntable
I continue to be amazed at how many responses you can get that have nothing to do with the question that you asked. I just asked if anyone had tried replacing the standard motor controller with the AC controller. I only got 2 reponses that even ca... 
Motor Controller ugrade for Raven One Turntable
Thanks for your response Elinor.