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Old 10th April 2003, 06:37 AM   #31
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....anything else that falls within these constraints, let me know.
Notwithstanding the presence of all the Gurus here, may I meekly suggest that you have a look at this circuit - the RJM 6DJ8 ? I am more or less in your category and when I was looking for tube based phonostage I narrowed the search down to the RJM and another circuit from TNT Audio The major criterion was the E88CC tube.

Frank here was helpful in making that choice firmly in favour of the RJM plan. He further offered valuable advice in tweaking the circuit. I am very pleased with the sound.
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Old 14th April 2003, 04:34 AM   #32
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Bottlehead doesn't always take 6 weeks. I got my Seduction (this past Friday) in 3 weeks. My Foreplay (with Anticipation and Sweet Whispers) in 3 DAYS.

My Paramours were a bit longer, but understandable.

I'm about 80% of the way through construction, and I will say that I have NEVER seen or read anything detailing construction like this. With the Cornet, you may get a circuit board; with the Seduction, you'll learn things that will stand you in good stead for every piece of equipment you build in the future.

Just my opinion, of course.
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Old 16th April 2003, 05:47 PM   #33
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I have personally listened to the Seduction from a friend and they sound magnificent, highly recommended. As for do it yourself, I recommend Steve Bench RIAA5 designed, that uses 12AY7 and 6DJ8s, I personally have these and compared them with the Seduction. At first, the seduction sounded better, but maybe it was because of the caps and resistors that I was using on the RIAA network, they were no name brand polystyrene, then after replacing them with panasonic polypropylenes from digi-key, they now sounded just as good, if not better than the Seductions. But for the price and simplicity, Seduction is the way to go.

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Old 18th April 2003, 09:46 AM   #34
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i plan to built the rjm 6dj8 phono stage, what tweaks did you do for the phono stage
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Old 30th October 2017, 05:58 AM   #35
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Hello everybody
Please excuse me for re opening an old thread. Does anyone know how to increase the gain of a Bottle head Seduction phono preamp without a C4S (no longer available) by 5db?
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Old 20th November 2017, 07:39 AM   #36
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C4S is still available as of about a week ago when I inquired. Contact bottlehead directly.
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Old 20th November 2017, 08:20 AM   #37
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