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    Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

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    Frank111

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    Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

    Post by Frank111 on Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:46 pm

    I received a mailing yesterday that informed me about some high end tube amps that I have never heard of. The name is 'Krohn-Hite UF-101' amplifier.
    He provided some interesting information about the history of them, and I found it very interesting. Just when you thought you've heard it all, this comes
    out. The amps were designed in 1953, and are very high end. The current price on his restored examples is high as well.

    Here is a link to get started looking at what they are:

    https://www.google.com/search?q=krohn-hite+uf-101&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjOkKj91LHfAhUm5YMKHcD2BWUQ_AUIDygC&biw=1920&bih=1031#imgrc=_

    Very nice, very cool. But very pricey. Still nice to know they exist.
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    Peter W.

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    Re: Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

    Post by Peter W. on Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:44 pm

    The designer must be of British extraction.
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    sKiZo

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    Re: Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

    Post by sKiZo on Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:54 pm

    Gratuitous nudie shot ...



    Frank111

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    Re: Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

    Post by Frank111 on Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:57 pm

    Found a link to the original mailing I got:

    http://ultra-fidelityaudio.com/krohn-hite/

    StevieRay

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    Re: Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

    Post by StevieRay on Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:11 pm

    If Dick Burwen designed it, it’s probably pretty good.

    However, it has specs like a lab grade instrumentation amplifier, but with balls.  It may sound like a lab.....

    99.9999% of us will never hear it, or never afford it — both things a damn shame.

    But don’t despair, you can get to 80-90% of the best there is — for peanuts prices!

    StevieRay

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    Re: Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

    Post by StevieRay on Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:12 pm

    sKiZo wrote:Gratuitous nudie shot ...



    What is this amp?  I like the case (simple) and the overall look!
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    Re: Khron-Hite UF-101 Amplifier

    Post by tubes4hifi on Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:27 pm

    sKiZo - here's some tone control racks for you !



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