Wells Audio Milo - Impressions And Discussion Thread
Dec 2, 2019 at 7:20 AM Post #721 of 899

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I used the Milo/Qutest combo with my HEKse for a long time and it was end-game territory for me. I only moved on from Milo because I wanted to delve into the world of tubes. If I ever end up going back to solid state amps it would be hard not to go right back to a Milo.
I just need some impressions from people in regards to those two headphones I mentioned. I gathered enough about the He1000se already. A few people including the “original” owner of this amp had that setup too.
 
Dec 3, 2019 at 6:15 PM Post #722 of 899

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So, I purchased the Milo from a fellow headfier in here. I’m working on getting the Chord Qutest to pair with it. And I’m having a hard time deciding on headphones. The Susvara vs Ab-1266 TC. Help, lol.

You have quite the combo with the source already, I think that both headphone options are good, but Susvara looks a bit more comfy, and if you're going for long hours of listening, maybe you should take that into account.
 
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You have quite the combo with the source already, I think that both headphone options are good, but Susvara looks a bit more comfy, and if you're going for long hours of listening, maybe you should take that into account.
I love the Susvara. I just need to hear the Abyss. I know comfort is a little hard to get right the first time.
 
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Thanks for the great early impressions and pics. And for mentioning the Schiit MJ2. Was considering the MJ2 but think I'll cross it off my list (prefer something with more impact).

Sounds like the Milo lives up to the hype.

Sad to hear about your Abyss though (on the same day you finally got your Milo; must feel like winning and losing at the same time).

Friend I just would like to confirm that the volume from single ended output is same as balanced output?
 
Dec 31, 2019 at 11:04 AM Post #726 of 899

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Yes, the amp is a single ended design.
The balance inputs (optional) and output are just for convenience. They are wired in parallel to the single ended inputs and outputs so there is no difference between them singla wise.
 
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I probably will be selling my Milo with the Khozmo, Vishjays , Bybees and Furutech fuses and my Qutest in the near future.
If you are interested let me know.
Dear friend:

I was wondering what is the sonic difference that the Bybees and Furutech fuses make? Could you kindly tell me where could I get them?
 
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They clean the AC more therefore lower the floor noise giving you a cleaner more detailed and dynamic presentation.

You can google it but one place is this
https://www.partsconnexion.com/bybee-quantum-purifiers.html

If you already have a Wells Audio amplifier the best is to send it Jeff for the upgrades.
 
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So, I purchased the Milo from a fellow headfier in here. I’m working on getting the Chord Qutest to pair with it. And I’m having a hard time deciding on headphones. The Susvara vs Ab-1266 TC. Help, lol.

What do you want to know about the Abyss? I used the Phi CC with an upgraded Milo for a short time. It sounded fine, not endgame IMO but good enough. The Milo has no shortage of power.

You should check over on the Abyss thread, I'm sure others have had the Milo there.
 
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It is just that I’m concerned he will charge a lot of labor fee. I guess I can change at least the fuse myself.
Yes, changing the fuses should not be a problem.
 
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I think I can speak for us all when I ask, "Do your rabbits approve of the Milo?" They can be quite hard to please. Thank you for the video.
 
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Stock Milo driving LCD-2 I can’t get the volume past 9 before eardrums start to burst. Works for me, but the other 3/4 of the volume knob is.... scary?
did you get the upgraded attenuator? I found it to be the only way I could ever get past 10.
 

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