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Old 18th June 2009, 09:09 PM   #11
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That it did not says a lot about the auto-sound market.


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Old 7th September 2010, 03:34 AM   #12
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Cool Soundstream D100 / D100II

My NAME IS Wade Stewart, I was Soundstreams design engineer from about 1981 to 1997. Nelson Pass designed the original D100, D50, Class A 100 and Class A 50. I copied Nelsons designs in the II series, the peolple at Soundstream did not want me to change anything so all I did was put Nelsons design on one PC board and fix a thermal runaway problem some of the first amps had, after that they let me pretty much do what I wanted, most of which were based in some way on Nelsons original designs
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Old 8th September 2010, 02:24 AM   #13
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In that case, thanks for cleaning up my artwork.

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Old 8th September 2010, 03:27 AM   #14
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I had 3 of the Adcoms... though I didn't know Nelson designed them back then.
I found them to be the most musical of the offerings back then and the styling was way ahead of the competition also.
Perhaps it was just too much of a good thing.

Knowing they were your designs, I would have kept them but they went with the vehicles (and the boat) at trade in.
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Old 18th September 2010, 01:55 PM   #15
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Just curious - I have a Lexus SC400 from '97 that has the "premium Nakamichi sound system". I'm probably going to upgrade the drivers soon, but just keep the rest stock. Any chance the amps in my system are a Pass design?
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Old 18th September 2010, 05:43 PM   #16
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Old 19th September 2010, 04:10 AM   #17
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I have no idea if Nelson had anything to do with any Nakamichi amps. Listen to Nelson, If anyone would know he would be the one.

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Old 19th September 2010, 04:10 PM   #18
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The Nakamichi versions of the Threshold "Stasis" amplifiers
stem from my designs. As far as I know, that's it.

After a few years, Nakamichi adopted another designer, whose
name I don't recall, who emphasized harmonic time alignment.

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I hope so Nelson you are not sore at me because I promised something, and I was not able to accomplish it.
I am the most sorrowful one because of this.
But what is late does not go by yeah.

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My NAME IS Wade Stewart, I was Soundstreams design engineer from about 1981 to 1997. Nelson Pass designed the original D100, D50, Class A 100 and Class A 50. I copied Nelsons designs in the II series, the peolple at Soundstream did not want me to change anything so all I did was put Nelsons design on one PC board and fix a thermal runaway problem some of the first amps had, after that they let me pretty much do what I wanted, most of which were based in some way on Nelsons original designs
Thanks, Nelson
Wade Stewart
Hi Wade,

What involvement did you have with the CLass A 3.0 & 6.0? The 6.0 is my all time favorite sounding car amplifier. It was so smooth sounding. I’d love to have a home version of what the 6.0 was. Hint, hint…

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