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Old 13th December 2005, 03:54 PM   #1
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Hi,
First, I would like to say that I am by no means of technical knowledge.
I have recently found a vintage ns-10 preamp, and when I tried it in my system - I was quiet amazed by the detailed sound. It did, however, tend to sound a bit on the dry sound. So....I ran some searches, and found this forum. I did also read previous advice, including from Mr. Pass.
I know that many people here have heard NS-10s that were restored. Any idea what I should expect following the mods? I understand that there is a need for caps upgrade /repair. What about an external power supply? Could anyone give me the specs for that?

I have also contacted Jon S. and will probably send my unit to him.
I did however wanted to get your opinion prior to embarking on anything here.

Thanks!!
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Old 13th December 2005, 04:26 PM   #2
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Mr Vinyl,

do a search and you'll find 2 recent NS-10 threads.
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Old 13th December 2005, 04:26 PM   #3
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Most of the information you want is on this thread

Threshold NS-10 and M1 info. wanted

Look also to other threads ralating to the NS10, at least two others
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Hi guys
Thanks for your quick reply. As I wrote in my first message, I did read these threads. Maybe some of what I wrote was redundant- However I would still like to get some input as to the sound of a current well taken care for ns-10.
Again, Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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OK...I went back to these threads and found what I was looking for. Thanks for redirecting me to it, and sorry for the (un-necessary) hassle.
I've had the ns-10 for 4 days now- it is incredibly detailed, but I'm sure it will improve once I'll send for a caps upgrade.
If you're interested, I'll let you know how it went. If not, thanks again for your help.
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Absolutely, please keep us posted

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I've had the ns-10 for 4 days now- it is incredibly detailed
With the extreme bandwidth figure of the NS10 incredible detailing is what is to be expected.
Personally speaking, the ticket for great sound still is high bandwidth, single ended, class A, and as little as possible feedback. But that's just me.
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Hi,
First, I would like to say that I am by no means of technical knowledge.
I have recently found a vintage ns-10 preamp, and when I tried it in my system - I was quiet amazed by the detailed sound. It did, however, tend to sound a bit on the dry sound. So....I ran some searches, and found this forum. I did also read previous advice, including from Mr. Pass.
I know that many people here have heard NS-10s that were restored. Any idea what I should expect following the mods? I understand that there is a need for caps upgrade /repair. What about an external power supply? Could anyone give me the specs for that?

I have also contacted Jon S. and will probably send my unit to him.
I did however wanted to get your opinion prior to embarking on anything here.

Thanks!!

ns10 is not good for mods
in fact-is not good for anything
just sent that to me for safe disposal


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OK...I went back to these threads and found what I was looking for. Thanks for redirecting me to it, and sorry for the (un-necessary) hassle.
I've had the ns-10 for 4 days now- it is incredibly detailed, but I'm sure it will improve once I'll send for a caps upgrade.
If you're interested, I'll let you know how it went. If not, thanks again for your help.
Hey Nvinyl,

Could you take a peek inside that Threshold box and tell us what sort of power supply it has?

Is it a CRCRC or somewhat similar?
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Hey Nvinyl,

Could you take a peek inside that Threshold box and tell us what sort of power supply it has?

Is it a CRCRC or somewhat similar?

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