Good to know but changing the heater is not for the faint of heart ? Doesn't the 12AU7 require higher on the heater and put out less gain than a 6DJ8?
Aune T1 USB Tube DAC+ SS Amp Discussion Thread ***See first post for FAQ--Updated on 02/14/15*** - Page 264
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Plus..I have one on the way...
But as I have said time and time again...okay.,.maybe once but what I have said is, these will sound different on different systems. They may have similar qualities (such as detailed, forward mids, etc.) but can also diverge depending on the system. Example, I found the amperex globe a bit bass heavy but still agreed it was detailed, forward mids, wide soundstage...etc.
So what I am saying is, not everything is guaranteed...I still want to try a 7308..but I just have to cool it for a while..I can get a bit OCD on tubes ..but you guys would not know what that's like.,..right ? LOL
Know what its like? Nope......not at all.....
tie pin 4 and 5 together on the 12au7, connect to pin 4 on aune.
connect pin 9 on 12au7 to pin 5 on aune.
An adapter would be nice
would something like this work>
Edited by arcorob - 1/6/14 at 5:58pm
I bought some socket savers to make these out of. Damn these things are expensive!
I will make 2 versions.
One will be a drop in and use the 6.3V heater circuit in the Aune.
3rd one will be a 6SN7 adapter that is a direct plug and play. This one will have a small circuit in it to bias the 6SN7 correctly. No external power needed.
Edited by lwrs10 - 1/6/14 at 8:19pm
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Can't totally agree. Imaging presence, sure subjective, but you also have some parameters that should not be so subjective. High detail = high detail. You also have speaker and headphone values side by side which eliminates some synergy issues. The subjective terms always need some explaining imo. I guess if you find better tubes you just have to extend your scale ;)
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