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Ocellia

Glow One

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Pros: Clarity of sound. SET detail.Runs Isos from phone socket!

Cons: None

Bought as much because it LOOKED cute! Plus it is SET and.....well, I NEEDED a headphone amp for bedside use, didn't I? (Though my 595s run from iPod direct?) The Cream pearl finish is excellent. The colour change light around the volume dial is fun. The sound is great. detailed and th amp itself is quiet despite being valve! Rediscovered how good my (bought in 72!) Wharfedale Isodynamics sounded last year, and even though they need direct speaker connection to really sing, they sound pretty fine thru' the Glow! nd the phone socket runs them slightly better than the speaker o/p, for some reason. Am listening to it as I type, playing through $20K Ocellia speakers and-ultimate bass...
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Kouzelna

{-o-} ~ NOTHING Sounds Bad With a Glow Audio One ~ {-o-}

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Pros: Out of this world sound! Mature & accurate reproduction. No tube coloration. Point to point wiring. USB DAC. 110/220. Great looks. Responsive service!

Cons: No gain switch. Picky about headphone impedance.

  Gorgeous, Useful & Mature   The Glow takes music reproduction a bold step forward from its kin, providing clean, smooth, accurate sound without the honey-like “warm” coloration that make tube amps a “love ‘em or hate ‘em” proposition for serious audiophiles.  Instead the full, mature, lush sound and pinpoint accuracy doesn’t so much emanate from an electronic device, but rather appears out of the ether of outer space, or an all but imperceptible breeze that stirs the hairs on your skin, without making the tiniest rustle or sound in the in the trees.   Quality-wise I feel this amp will hold its own to the flawless Grace 901 SS, but it’s so much more...
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