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Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab. Music Menlo ‘s Creative Capitals. Recording of February For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. In the event, the scant paperwork available for the Premier 16LS indicates that its arrangement of six dual-triodes achieves a “suitably low output impedance while reducing the number of active stages to the absolute minimum of one. See full item description -.

Depends on your taste and what you’re looking for. My first step up was to a PV-9 after which I moved into a succession of Convergent Audio Technology preamplifiers, then Jadis preamps and amps, and eventually found myself in my present state of grace. Never had an issue and always run in open rack with high end Synergistic Research PC. Leave this field blank. Recording of August Bonus Recording of December

Add to watch list. The latest Conrad-Johnson front-end products are more accurate, with slightly less bloom and more detail. The midrange was in fact a tad less textural on Schubert’s Trio 1 in B-flat, Op. Very quickly, the ART has become widely held to be the finest 16os linestage preamplifier in the world, with several reviewers noting that the limitations of this product could not be adequately perceived or characterized until other elements of their reference systems caught up.

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Six Suites for Viola Solo. To dramatically reduce infrasonic noise, tube filaments heaters are operated on a dc voltage supplied by a separate discrete regulated power supply Considerable care and attention have been paid to the physical aspects of the design as well.

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The 17LS uses but four s to implement the “composite triode” topology that C-J is committed to. Level and balance can be adjusted in 99 steps, achieved with a “precision, low-noise, metal-foil resistor network” handily controlled with the remote and the loudly seriee relays.

San Francisco, California, Jounson States. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Switching relays are sealed with gold-plated silver contacts.

GLs have a bit more mid range presence compared with the oem tubes. Microprocessor controlled relays, used for selecting sources, are located right at the input connectors keeping signal paths short to minimize crosstalk between channels and inputs. Recording of February Legal Privacy Policy Terms of Use.

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I would estimate hrs on preamp. Like the Series 2 Premier 15, the 16LS S2 was obviously more linear and more detailed than the previous version—during The Last ConcertMilt Jackson’s vibes died out into an acoustic space that gave me fewer goosebumps on the SE version but knocked me out with its clarity and duration.


The 16LS was absolutely the quietest tube amp I’ve ever auditioned, even when the gain was way up on the soon-to-be-upgraded Premier Fifteen phono stage I had on hand. Tubes have been carefully hand-selected for minimum noise and microphonics. Rogue Audio RP-1 preamplifier. The “composite triode” output stage is backed by zero loop negative feedback and no additional audio circuits, such as the often-implemented cathode follower.

Joan Baez In Concert, Part 2. Each part is selected on the basis of both sonic performance and durability. Sorry but no international shipments. Match that with a very slightly warmish preamp like the 16LS S2, revealed in every detail by the Linn Komri that I reviewed last month. Each part is selected on the basis of both sonic performance and durability. Victor Khomenko of Balanced Audio Technology, for instance, thinks that the idea that an amp’s input impedance must be at least 10 times the preamp’s output impedance doesn’t give the whole picture.

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And yes, the use of a single stage means polarity is inverted at the preamp’s output.

I will include the generic PC if desired as it’s just taking up space in my drawer currently.