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    The Paoli 60M

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    Bobzilla

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    The Paoli 60M

    Post by Bobzilla on Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:38 am

    Just wondering if anybody has had any experience with the legendary Paoli 60M?
    For those who don't remember, this was an amplifier that got absolutely rave reviews during its short production run and the pertinent point for this forum is that it was a modified Dyna MKIII. The power supply was beefed up on an extension chassis along with numerous audio circuitry changes.
    Are you old enough to remember???
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    Bob Latino
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    Re: The Paoli 60M

    Post by Bob Latino on Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:16 am

    I do remember the Paoli M60 amps from the 1970's and actually saw a pair one time at the home of Mark Voigt in Providence, RI. Mark is a tube enthusiast who sells vintage tube gear on Ebay as "soundbug1". I did not listen to the amps at Mark's home so I cannot comment on their sound ..

    The Paoli amps were designed and built by Eugene Coggins and Walter Key and made in Paoli, PA by the company "Paoli High Fidelity Consultants, Inc". Each amp was built on a Dynaco Mark III 9 inch by 9 inch chassis with a separate "addition chassis" of about 4.5 inches X 9 inches connected to the main chassis. The addition chassis housed the power supply. It is my understanding that the amps were created to compete with the new (at that time) Audio Research tube amps that came out in the 1970's. Now and then I have seen these amps for sale on Ebay. Below is a photo of these amps ...




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    Bobzilla

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    Re: The Paoli 60M

    Post by Bobzilla on Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:26 pm

    Thanks for the reply and the pictures Bob.
    Does it not amaze that the Dyna components can sound so good, often IN SPITE of the wiring practices! Just looking at the pictures ... the transformers are crammed right next to each other and directly adjacent to the tubes. The wiring is far from "Politically Correct", barely twisted and some are just floating in the air.
    Still, what a great classic brand!
    Seriously, thanks for helping keep this DIY hobby alive!!!

    Bob

    wantech

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    Paoli 60M

    Post by wantech on Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:47 am

    I have a pair of Paoli 60M for 30 some years,
    love them so much.
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    bluemeanies

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    Re: The Paoli 60M

    Post by bluemeanies on Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:43 am

    Never heard of them, but I still consider myself to be a newbie.
    It would be nice to see pictures of products that many people are unfamiliar with seeing or listening too.
    I know I can google but seeing them on the forum I think might develop more interest in the thread.
    Not trying to ruffle anybody's feathers here I just like the idea of a "picture saying a thousand words"
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    Peter W.

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    Re: The Paoli 60M

    Post by Peter W. on Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:09 am

    http://www.ebay.ie/itm/162073304460

    Here is a pair at the auction location.

    No personal interest or involvement with this auction on my part.

    wantech

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    I sold my mc225, ,4x mc240, 2x mc275 , keep this paoli 60m only

    Post by wantech on Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:33 pm

    may worth a look at this link ...... Laughing

    http://blackdahlia.com/html/tip_84.html
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    peterh

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    Re: The Paoli 60M

    Post by peterh on Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:45 pm

    wantech wrote:may worth a look at this link ......  :lol:

    http://blackdahlia.com/html/tip_84.html

    A smalll number was actully produced in sweden by Bo Hansson.
    He made a new circuit board and a box with caps available as a kit.
    Dpn't know the numbers though, i had the boards at home but as
    the MkIII was sold i never got to mod them ..

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