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I own a Beta 22 built by Corey Warner of SWA. Have you heard your Ed 10 on a B22?


Edited by Clayton SF - 3/23/13 at 9:30am
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I own a Beta 22 built by Corey Warner of SWA. Have you heard your Ed 10 on a B22?

 

Not everyone has the luxury you have C ;)

I haven't listened to that headphone yet, all I know is it looks so bad it's only to be used in the absolute dark cool.gif

 

 

Good thing different people like different things. And are looks even important at all? (they are to me)

Anyway, have a good weekend everyone, I have a bottle of Glenmorangie 12 that is screaming for some attention rolleyes.gif

 

Edit. Btw, I found a huge stock of almost 200 C3G tubes. if anyone's interested (Do I hear a "group buy" request? wink.gif )


Edited by Ultrainferno - 3/23/13 at 9:49am
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That photoshopped pictured of the Ed 10's is doing it no favors in the looks department.  

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I own a Beta 22 built by Corey Warner of SWA. Have you heard your Ed 10 on a B22?

 

 


No sorry but alota has and liked them a lot.

 

I hope David is attending the NY meet.

 

 

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That photoshopped pictured of the Ed 10's is doing it no favors in the looks department.  

 

 

Is this any better?

 

 

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^ I own a B22 and from your picture I see you have a B29! Awesome.

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^ I own a B22 and from your picture I see you have a B29! Awesome.

 

It's the drink, I know it has such a soothing effect............very_evil_smiley.gifvery_evil_smiley.gifvery_evil_smiley.gif

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Is the OTL amp Glenn's known for good for all impedances? I would want it to work well with a Grado, I think thats the only low impedance headphone I would have..

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Is the OTL amp Glenn's known for good for all impedances? I would want it to work well with a Grado, I think thats the only low impedance headphone I would have..

It sounded good with the hd800 and T1 and also the lcd 2 and 3 played well . Ideally OTL do better with high impedance cans rather than low

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Is the OTL amp Glenn's known for good for all impedances? I would want it to work well with a Grado, I think thats the only low impedance headphone I would have..

It sounded good with the hd800 and T1 and also the lcd 2 and 3 played well . Ideally OTL do better with high impedance cans rather than low

Iknow that part. But theres always exceptions to a rulewink_face.gif

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Iknow that part. But theres always exceptions to a rulewink_face.gif

well the exception is that the planars were OK but Dminches said th AT3000anv had a slight hum and they are lower impedance than the lcd2 and the Grado is lower even still so not sure it would accomplish what you want it to,. We did not have Grado on hand and the only low impedance can tried were the lcd2 and lc3. Really sang with both the Beyer and the Sennheiser.ksc75smile.gif

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Iknow that part. But theres always exceptions to a rulewink_face.gif

well the exception is that the planars were OK but Dminches said th AT3000anv had a slight hum and they are lower impedance than the lcd2 and the Grado is lower even still so not sure it would accomplish what you want it to,. We did not have Grado on hand and the only low impedance can tried were the lcd2 and lc3. Really sang with both the Beyer and the Sennheiser.ksc75smile.gif

I may have to use my O2 then.. Maybe I'll see if I can get a hybrid. He said he'd be up to make one..

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Is the OTL amp Glenn's known for good for all impedances? I would want it to work well with a Grado, I think thats the only low impedance headphone I would have..

 

At one time, he tested a pair of 32 ohm Grado's on my amp when the output impedance was 49 ohms. Said it sounded fine. Since then, he lowered the output impedance of my amp to 21 ohms. I run Denon's at 25 ohms, HD650's at 300 ohms. 

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Is the OTL amp Glenn's known for good for all impedances? I would want it to work well with a Grado, I think thats the only low impedance headphone I would have..

 

I find my amp to perform very well with low impedance phones.  If they are high sensitivity you might get some hum.  There was just a whisper of it with my K701s, I tried my tv phones (JVC HARX900) and there was definitely hum there.  Even then the JVCs sounded good, much better than they do on anything else I could play them on.  But if you are picky about hum it is something to keep in mind. 

 

OTL amps by their nature work better with high impedance loads, but this particular design has very good drive even with low impedance loads.  On paper the K701 was never a good match for my amp but I thought they sounded amazing together, I actually wish more people could hear this I think even K701 haters would be surprised.  Right up to the day they got blown up I never stopped being impressed.

 

The amp drives the 50ohm LCD-2s with finesse and authority too, no hum and no sense at all of them being underdamped or underpowered.  The dynamics are amazing.  I also (just a couple of days ago actually) decided to get a more traditional dancing partner for the OTL in the form of some 600 ohm Beyer DT880s.  Even without break-in the combo already sounds good and it was improving by the hour as I was playing them last night.

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I run the D7000 at 25 ohms and the DT990 at 600 ohms on the OTL and both are incredible sounding. The Denons go way down deep. The Denons of the Deep! I am also using two GZ37 rectifiers on Glenn's mono blocks.

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Edit. Btw, I found a huge stock of almost 200 C3G tubes. if anyone's interested (Do I hear a "group buy" request? wink.gif )

Can you give me any more details?  I certainly don't think we need that many but if the pricing is good it is worth looking into.  It would also be good to know the production origin and maker (Siemens, Telefunken, ITT-Lorenz), some of these tubes are from the German Post lifetime buyout production run and some are military stock.  In this case the military stock is the less desirable stock to have contrary to normal tube logic.

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