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Old 20th December 2012, 02:05 PM   #31581
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John Curl's Blowtorch preamplifier part II
Definitely, for the new product must be sold as well.
 
Old 20th December 2012, 02:19 PM   #31582
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I'm quoting from Devialet's website, errors included:

John Atkinson, Editor of Stereophile, worte a laudatory review on Devialet in the January 2013 issue of the magazine.

Summing up
“Devialet's D-Premier amplifier is the most extraordinary product I have reviewed for Stereophile. Superb sound quality, future-proof design, everything you need in one box - it is the epotome of what a hifh-end audio product should be. Wow!” John Atkinson


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Risky statement if not backed-up by some evidence, so let's wait until...well,anyway tomorrow we're kind of busy
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Old 20th December 2012, 02:50 PM   #31583
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You might be surprised, how good this new technology can be.
Well ok, let´s hope so. I would be interested to learn more about it.
The future is our only goal ;-)
 
Old 20th December 2012, 03:48 PM   #31584
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You might be surprised, how good this new technology can be.
And that includes opamps!!!!

 
Old 20th December 2012, 03:58 PM   #31585
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Well, people often find it hard to accept that a new technology might be the way forward - or even just an alternative way forward - especially if they know they do not have the skills needed to compete in that alternative "sport" (i.e. design proper Class D amps in this case).
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Old 20th December 2012, 04:04 PM   #31586
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I listened to a Devialet D-Premier about 2 years ago. It combines a 5W class A with...a lot of class D. Not bad on digital inputs, however I didn't like the analog inputs (sampled at 48k only if I remember correctly)... but probably they fixed that since.

Power DACs = the future? On Wi-Fi input they eliminate CDPs, cables, preamps, again cables...
This looks like the perfect place to play, the 5W class A part can use all the unobtainable fetish parts you want.
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Old 20th December 2012, 04:05 PM   #31587
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This new technology 'might' be better, and it might NOT be better. It might just be different, with advantages. I am not sponsoring D, or Devialet or anything. We worked on something else.
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Old 20th December 2012, 04:08 PM   #31588
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Actually the Class D modules are the most expensive and exotic problem.
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Old 20th December 2012, 04:10 PM   #31589
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You might be surprised, how good this new technology can be.
It uses iTunes after all. All that for the price of a BT and the RIAA is done all digitally (with our DSP ).
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Old 20th December 2012, 04:13 PM   #31590
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This looks like the perfect place to play, the 5W class A part can use all the unobtainable fetish parts you want.
or TPA6120... (Class A p-p possible, yes you can manage the heat if you really want to)

Click the image to open in full size.

6 TPA6120 mounted "belly up" to clamp pwr pad to CPU heatsink Cu slug

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