SOLD FS: Eddie Current 300B Aficionado
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Since I’m moving onto 2-channel OB speakers, I’m ready to part ways with this wonderful maybe one-of-a-kind tube amp.

This Aficionado was one of the last produced and the amp is done in matte black finish. The PS is in the OG dark copper hammertone finish.

This amp came with the feedback mod installed with a front panel switch. I’m the original owner.

I performed the following modifications:
1. Changed coupling caps from AudiocapPPT Theta 0.22uF (included) to JupiterCopper Foil 0.1uF
2. Changed HF heater to run 300B tubes

Tubes included:
I have a plethora of driver tubes including (2) WE396A and RCA, GE 5 star, Sylvania and the stock GE tube.
For rectifiers, I have stock JJ, nice RCA 5R4GY and real special Mullard 5AR4 f32

1 pair of EH 300B

Price: $2800 including shipping and PP

Thanks for looking :)
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Buy with confidence. Top three sellers that I've ever dealt with. I've I could have come up with the asking price I would be taking this.
 
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Beautiful!! Wish I could snag this... local as well. GLWS!
 
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What headphone did you feel best paired with the Aficionado?
 
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What headphone did you feel best paired with the Aficionado?
That is a difficult question to answer because the sound can be shaped with the feedback switch, rolling tubes (especially the driver) and rolling capacitors. I also ran the amp with 2a3 tubes for about a year.
I’ve owned and enjoyed Auteur, Verite, LCD2r2, as well as all of the Senns.

My personal favorite with Af is either the Blackwood Auteur or JAR600.
 
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That is a difficult question to answer because the sound can be shaped with the feedback switch, rolling tubes (especially the driver) and rolling capacitors. I also ran the amp with 2a3 tubes for about a year.
I’ve owned and enjoyed Auteur, Verite, LCD2r2, as well as all of the Senns.

My personal favorite with Af is either the Blackwood Auteur or JAR600.
Definitely wasn't looking for absolutes. More rather trying to gleam the characteristics of the amp seeing the 300B switchover.
 
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Definitely wasn't looking for absolutes. More rather trying to gleam the characteristics of the amp seeing the 300B switchover.
The sound of the 300B Af is basically somewhere between 2a3 Af and Balancing Act. It is basically the same circuit as BA but different output transformers and different coupling capacitors. It isn’t warm and gooey 300B. Hopefully that helps gauge what this beast sounds like.
 
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The sound of the 300B Af is basically somewhere between 2a3 Af and Balancing Act. It is basically the same circuit as BA but different output transformers and different coupling capacitors. It isn’t warm and gooey 300B. Hopefully that helps gauge what this beast sounds like.
Thank you.
 
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