There are plenty of beyond-my pay-scale arguments for each.
Am wondering if anyone has had experience with both on an otherwise identical amp, and what their impressions are.
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Peter, I don't mean the difference between the Webers and a Mullard, for example. This involves a whole separate power supply architecture. Sorry to have been less than clear in my question.peterh wrote:One issue is reliability ...
He does on his preamps but if you look at his new KT-88 he has gone to solid state.Tube Nube wrote:I thought Don favoured tube rectification.
Tube Nube, hope you didn't let them modify it!Tube Nube wrote:Im imagining the noise is only heard when no signal is passing through the amp. I wonder if thats accurate?
Back in'92 when I bought my beloved Naim Nait2, I noticed that we could hear, ever ao faintly, a radio station, when the phono setting was selected. The vendor said they could absolutely modify the amp to filter that out, but the negative impact on fidelity would be regretable.