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Tralucent Audio T1 Portable Amplifier Reviews

brainbucket

Amazing amp in a small package

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Pros: Small, good battery life, great resolution and clarity, mind numbing bass, silent background

Cons: fixed gain, but plenty of power to spare

Came with a high quality 3.5mm-3.5mm interconnect, some bands for your portable rig, some foot pads so it doesn't scratch your source, and some other goodies. The build quality is good, you can tell it's hand made, but you can tell it was made with pride with outstanding craftsmanship. Onto the details of the sound, out of the box I wasn't amazed by it and then the battery died shortly thereafter. After a full charge it seems like the whole dynamics changed. Details came out, sound stage widened, bass hit new lows, etc etc. I can't wait for it turn burn in, everyone says it gets sweeter after ~200 hours. Even my powers my HD600's to volumes louder than I need. Customer service was...
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Loquah

Tralucent T1 - Giant Killer?

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Pros: Power, transparency, control, battery life, simple design

Cons: Signs of being handmade might bother some people

For a more thorough review, please see my blog: http://passionforsound.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/tralucent-t1/   The T1 is a new portable amp from a new audio company (Tralucent). Don't be dissuaded - it's a brilliant product!   The T1 is a stocky design for a portable. Here it is with the Fiio E11.          As you can see, the footprint is the same as the E11, but it's about twice as thick. For some that might be an issue, but the performance definitely makes up for the size.   The T1 is simple (in a good way)   The only options are power on/off and volume. No gain switches or bass boost switches, just clean,...
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