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Old 4th October 2017, 02:17 AM   #1
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Recently I specified and installed a First Watt J2 in an upper-end system in Missoula, MT. Speakers are Wayne Parham's Pi-7's (horn-loaded) with flanking subs. I built the B1 input buffer for the system. As a 72-yr-old retired recording engineer, I think I've heard some exemplary sound in my day. However nothing I've heard has been better than this result.
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Congrats mate.
That's a serious compliment.
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........enjoy in it many years

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Old 4th October 2017, 02:57 PM   #4
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Welcome to the club! The J2 is my favorite of all the amps I've owned!

It's my "forever" amp since I won't have the cash to splurge on anything else when I retire.
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That's one amp I'd love to hear.

Enjoy!
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Old 4th October 2017, 08:59 PM   #6
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Some interesting info---- First, the J2 did not go into MY system, it went into the listening archive of a well-known composer. So I am still mourning the fleeting time that I spent with it. It does indeed sound superb. I've never heard better detail, accuracy and naturalness. This is perhaps the FIRST amp that I can say lends NO character of its own to the reproduction process. As I think I mentioned, I teamed the J2 up with a B1 that I built with the identical styling of the J2.

About 3 years ago, I built an F5 and B1 for myself. They are great, but my intention is now to build the J2.

Perhaps I should not tell you that Nelson sent me the schematic, so I am guessing that he is going to release it to all of us soon. Papa is a super guy, it's hard to say enough complimentary things about such a person. I know everyone here realizes how much he has added to our lives.
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He has already released it to all of us in bread crumbs some people just haven't realised it yet.
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well , I agree about Papa ....... but - who's that guy Nelson , you all are mentioning ?

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What big daddy chooses to do is his business.
He doesn't owe me a thing. It's the other way around. What do you get the guy who has every amp?
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