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Compared to a Starving Student, yes, but even a Starving Student is too expensive when compared to a CMoy. The best that you can hope for is that there's a proportionate increase in performance at each level. I'll leave that judgment to others, though.
There are almost none here mate :S I'm with the exact same problem here. Import taxes and shipping is just killing me, so I end up spending close to double the US price for a project. I think there are such projects around, but it might take some searching. Maybe the YAHA, it's not a highend build at all but it's a great compact, fun and learning scheme to build. I'm planning on doing that myself one day soon.
talk about thread revival lol
if you really want to build a starving student, refer to Pierre's custom build. he hasn't been active on the forums in a while but he's from France and may be able to help source parts.
This is common knowledge in the Starving Student support thread, but I guess it should be posted here because I keep getting enquiries:
The SSMH PCB is no longer available.
There are not enough stocks left of the 19J6 to support a full manufacturing run of PCBs. However, the 12AU7 variation of the SSMH is documented here:
and many have built this version point-to-point with great success.