Head-Fi.org › Forums › Sponsored Threads and Group Buys › Member of the Trade Sponsored Threads Forum › Member of the Trade Sponsored Threads Forum ARCHIVE › Extreme Performance! Introducing the new Singlepower Extreme Amplifier.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Extreme Performance! Introducing the new Singlepower Extreme Amplifier.  

post #1 of 117
Thread Starter 
IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATOR NOTE: Before buying a Singlepower product, it might be helpful to first read through this thread (click here). Though the thread is long, possible issues with respect to product delivery/support might make a careful reading of that entire discussion very worthwhile if you are considering purchasing a Singlepower product.


Singlepower Audio is proud to announce the newest member of our headphone amp family, the Singlepower Extreme, and we are pleased to offer it to the Head-fi community, with pre-order pricing.



The Extreme is one of the most powerful and sonically exhilarating amplifiers, employing the powerful 6080 / 5998 type output tubes. With two of these high power dual triode output tubes, the impact and soundstage this amplifier is well beyond most headamps. Many other varieties of this type of output tube can be directly used in the output stages. In addition, a variety of driver tubes allow you to fine tune the sound to your sonic preferences. The Extreme will drive any set of headphones to performance levels that are “extreme”. In listening tests, the Grado RS-1’s were fantastic, and had a level of soundstage that I only thought was possible with balanced amplifiers. The Sennheiser HD-650’s have an incredible level of bass control, speed, and natural sonic profile that takes you into the music, and into the concert for an exhilarating ride. The K701’s, K340’s, Qualia’s, L3000’s, R10’s all sound excellent. We've done extensive testing with most headphones, all driven exceptionally well. The Extreme is very powerful, and suited well to drive the K1000's. K-1000 listeners will be in for a real treat.

The Extreme is one of the most powerful, and extreme sonic experiences that we have created to date. The Extreme represents a new and exciting circuit that we were able to fit into our PPX chassis. We also use part of the PPX circuit board along with several auxiliary circuit boards we designed to house the new circuitry. The sound is unique and entirely different from the PPX3 series. We loved the sonics so much that we made a last minute decision to take our prototype to the meet in South Florida to see if other people agreed. They did. Three people ordered one on the spot.

The Extreme will be released to the public On January 15, 2007. As our holiday gift to the Head-Fi community, the Extreme will be selling on a pre-order basis at a special price until January 10th. As of January 11th, the seasonal special will expire and retail pricing will apply.

Options, stock configuration, and etc.

There are two fixed configurations available:

1.Singlepower Extreme ($899.00 seasonal special) $999 +shipping after
January 10th, 2007

a. 1 Singlepower Audio Extreme
b. 1 NOS 6SN7 driver tube with pre-ordered amplifiers, and 6SN7EH driver for amplifiers ordered after the pre-order date.
c. 2 NOS 6080 or 6AS7 (your choice) We prefer the 6080 for Grado’s and the 6AS7 for Sennheiser’s, but you might feel differently.

2.Singlepower Extreme Platinum. ($1599.00 seasonal special) $1899.00 + shipping after January 31st., 2007. The Extreme will also include:

a. Plitron transformer.
b. Black Gate cathode capacitors.
c. Black Gate Power Capacitors.
d. 6414, and 5965 tubes.

TUBE INFO

The Extreme is supplied with a pair of new old stock 6080 or 6AS7 tubes as requested. The stock driver tube is a 6SN7EH.

Driver Tubes



In addition to the stock driver, you can also use a NOS 6SN7, 6SL7, 6188, 6SU7GTY. With optional ECC type 1 adapters you may implement the 12AT7, 12AU7, 5814, 5965, 6414, 6829, and 7062. Or, our ECC type 2 adapters are also available for the 6ES8, 6DJ8, 6922; 6DJ4, 6DJ8, ECC189, ECC88, E88CC; and Osram PCC88. Our third adapter type will allow for the implementation of the 5687, ECC182, and 7119. Other adapters available include 6CG7/6FQ7, 6GU7, and another for the 6350 and 6463.

Output tubes

The following NOS output tubes are available additionally for purchase: Raytheon 6080; GE 6080; Bendix 6080, 7802; RCA 6AS7; Tung-Sol 6080, 7236, 2399; IBM 5998(straight bottle), and Tung-Sol 5998(shoulder type).

You can order by emailing us at sales@Singlepower.com, call us at (303) 523-0581, (303) 340-2544, or (303) 363-6065. Orders cal also be placed via Paypal (sales@Singlepower.com) – please indicate shipping address, contact info., and email address for confirmation. We accept all major credit cards via telephone or fax (303-942-4306).

Thank You,
Mikhail Rotenberg, and the Singlepower Audio Staff.
post #2 of 117


Wow .... this amp looks ready for business. I cant wait to get mine.

One question .... if you use the high gain 6SL7GT/6SU7GTY for gain duty .... do you have to use the 6080 only?
post #3 of 117
Is the pre-order pricing $899/$1599 including shipping, or plus shipping?
post #4 of 117
Any chance of balanced model coming out? Will it fit into a single box? If so, MPX3 or Supra size? Also would one be able to drive efficient single driver speakers set up like an integrated amp in the balanced form?
post #5 of 117
How does the Singlepower Extreme Platinum compare with an MPX3 (Slam or otherwise) in the same price bracket?

Also, does the seasonal price include international shipping?
post #6 of 117
I can't wait to get my Extreme Platinum. Do you have a shot of one with the plitron transformer yet?
post #7 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by PsychoZX View Post
I can't wait to get my Extreme Platinum. Do you have a shot of one with the plitron transformer yet?
Ditto.
post #8 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bob_McBob View Post
Is the pre-order pricing $899/$1599 including shipping, or plus shipping?
Plus shipping.
post #9 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by tom hankins View Post
Any chance of balanced model coming out? Will it fit into a single box? If so, MPX3 or Supra size? Also would one be able to drive efficient single driver speakers set up like an integrated amp in the balanced form?
I have ordered the first extreme xlr. Its going into a supra chasse. Speaker bindings would be a good idea!
post #10 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by Akathriel View Post
I have ordered the first extreme xlr. Its going into a supra chasse. Speaker bindings would be a good idea!
Congrats!!!!! This sounds like an awesome amp to me. I would talk to Mikhail and have him add binding posts to the back for you. If the amp is able to produce a few watts you would be able to use it both ways (headphones/speakers). Let us know what he says.
post #11 of 117
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bob_McBob View Post
Is the pre-order pricing $899/$1599 including shipping, or plus shipping?
Shipping will be based on location; about $35 for 2nd day air for most locations.
post #12 of 117
Well my stock Extreme is done. But he does not have the "Extreme badges" done yet. He was waiting to add the badge before shipping the amp. I told him to skip the badge .... he can mail it to me later. So .... mine should ship out tomorrow and be here by the weekend.

Impressions to follow .....
post #13 of 117
Can't wait to hear your impressions sacd lover, this amp looks killer! You should have Singlepower Supremus added to your title.
post #14 of 117
Quote:
Originally Posted by skyline889 View Post
Can't wait to hear your impressions sacd lover, this amp looks killer! You should have Singlepower Supremus added to your title.
That does have a nice ring to it .... thanks.

I am all psyched up over this amp. I have been buying up tubes since last Friday. I am ready to go.
post #15 of 117
I hope I get my extreme soon. Wait a minute it doesn't matter because AKG still has my K1000s. It's been over 2 months now.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
This thread is locked  
Head-Fi.org › Forums › Sponsored Threads and Group Buys › Member of the Trade Sponsored Threads Forum › Member of the Trade Sponsored Threads Forum ARCHIVE › Extreme Performance! Introducing the new Singlepower Extreme Amplifier.