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arold19 10th July 2005 10:23 PM

Penny & Giles : Good or not for HI-FI ??
 
These kind of potentiometer are use in a lot of mixer console.... but these pot are good for HI-FI audio ???

Somebody tried it ?

Gasho 20th July 2005 08:27 AM

They are the best , probably better than any Alps , Noble...
Aragon used them in the reference preamps.
Penny&Giles are used in best professional audio consoles, even in video mixers where signals are in MHz range.

Elso Kwak 20th July 2005 08:33 AM

The Penny & Giles has a veil on the music not experienced with a stepped discrete resistor attenuator.:cool:

tiefbassuebertr 13th December 2009 06:50 PM

about this thread you will find a little overview about potentiometer and rotary switch
http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/solid...-your-fav.html

zeonrider 13th December 2009 07:24 PM

Hi!
 
This is P&G Studio console fader with Fader Start micro switch.

Stereo or 2Ch!

http://i48.tinypic.com/sm651f.jpg

http://i45.tinypic.com/t0ov9f.jpg

Regards zeoN_Rider

john curl 13th December 2009 07:54 PM

Good sounding unit.

Zen Mod 13th December 2009 10:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zeonrider (Post 2011752)
This is P&G Studio console fader with Fader Start micro switch.

Stereo or 2Ch!
........

Regards zeoN_Rider

Quote:

Originally Posted by john curl (Post 2011785)
Good sounding unit.

yup ;

but Drek in everyday Pro usage ; need disassembling and washing every 3 months :rofl:

SRMcGee 16th December 2009 01:28 PM

Arold19:

I had the pleasure of living with a Jeff Rowland Coherence One (Series II) preamplifier for almost 20 years. The Coherence One had a Penny & Giles attenuator and to my ears it was clean, grain-free and lovely. There are many great-sounding attenuators on the market, and P&G is one of them.

Regards,
Scott

tiefbassuebertr 16th December 2009 02:04 PM

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Originally Posted by SRMcGee (Post 2014945)
Arold19:

I had the pleasure of living with a Jeff Rowland Coherence One (Series II) preamplifier for almost 20 years. The Coherence One had a Penny & Giles attenuator and to my ears it was clean, grain-free and lovely. There are many great-sounding attenuators on the market, and P&G is one of them.
Regards,
Scott

was it this model from the attached photos?
I think this attenuator was (no longer available) oil-filled version

Kurt von Kubik 16th December 2009 02:25 PM

P&G is just the most relieable pot on the market, but damned they are expensive.
My preamps through the last 25 years has been equipped with them, and there is still no scratching or any noise at all when turned. Just nothing.
This is simply state of the art quality, and the most unbeliveable is, that I can still order a new one of the same type.

Thumbs up for P&G


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