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Old 3rd October 2005, 09:39 PM   #1
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Default How does the DIY aleph X compare the the real thing?

I'm just curious how the aleph X amps you guys have built sound compared to the production units?
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Old 3rd October 2005, 10:11 PM   #2
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Don't ask me - I haven't heard any of the DIY units.

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I thought you converted an Aleph 60 to an X Aleph?

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Old 3rd October 2005, 11:35 PM   #4
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Can someone please send Mr. Pass an Aleph-X. Grey you must have an extra hanging around. What about you Jam? I sent you some boards that were all built up.

If they can't get you one, I might be able to get my hands on one.
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Old 3rd October 2005, 11:47 PM   #5
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According to a recent post on current share the Aleph final adjustments were based on listening tests.

I suspect the Master spends many a long evening tweaking and taste testing his designs with the Passlabs Crew.

It is therefore reasonable to assume all diy X Alephs, and other Pass diy amps will vary in character depending on subtle variations by the constructor.

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I'd offer to ship mine down to Mr. Pass, but I suspect the shipping cost will be on par with the build cost I put into it. Anyone out there within easy driving distance of Pass Labs???
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No kidding...I recently bought a bigger SUV to carry my pair of Aleph 2+ to friends houses.
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Funny, I was under the impression that there was no such thing as a Production Aleph-X. I though this amp was a creation of Grey's using a blend of Nelson's technology.

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Terry!

You need to read the Aleph-X thread, from the beginning!

The Aleph-X

Then you need to visit the Pass Labs website and read up on the XA Series.



XA White Paper


I thought i did remember reading someone sent Mr. Pass a pair of the
Aleph-X boards from the first group buy. But something tells me that
Mr. Pass is to busy building new circuits to bother with an Aleph-X
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Can someone please send Mr. Pass an Aleph-X. Grey you must have an extra hanging around. What about you Jam? I sent you some boards that were all built up.

If they can't get you one, I might be able to get my hands on one.
What happened to that one you lent me? Did it get parted out?

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