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    The Opamp thread

    I've got three V5is that are blown up in different ways....I'm not so sure about them any more...meanwhile the $17 eBay offering still plugs along.
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    The Opamp thread

    I just received one this week but haven't had a chance to put it in anything yet....going to try it in place of a Burson V5i in a Little Dot 1+ with Western Electric tubes in it and see what the differences are.... Construction looks nice on first examination...more later...
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    Any opinions / reviews on Gemtune APPJ PA1502A

    I have actually seen and heard one of the Miniwatt amps several years back in a customers house...used for a desktop system... I have a pair of 3.5 watt Bottlehead Paramours that I built years ago so I do know how far a few watts could punch, especially on the Lowther DX55 drivers in my Third...
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    Any opinions / reviews on Gemtune APPJ PA1502A

    I bought a box full of those Black Gates several years ago, still have a bunch... The Little Dot amp is the 1+....
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    Any opinions / reviews on Gemtune APPJ PA1502A

    I joined this one, too, and got my amp yesterday...I got shipping notification Wednesday that it was being sent from Hong Kong...arrived here at around 1:00PM local time...two days from Hong Kong to Texas, wow! I've got it running this morning in my Ham Radio room, listening to my HE-400i's...
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    Has anybody seen this comfort mod kit for Grado headphones?

    They are part of a prototype batch that we received at my part-time job with a high-end Internet/mail order dealer...we have a few more sets, but I know they aren't real cheap, they're under $50.00, but exactly how much I do not know.   The good thing about them is that thew will fit not only...
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