Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Tubes / Valves All about our sweet vacuum tubes :) Threads about Musical Instrument Amps of all kinds should be in the Instruments & Amps forum

Anyone have a "handle" on the Yaqin EL34 X 2 SE AMP?
Anyone have a "handle" on the Yaqin EL34 X 2 SE AMP?
Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 26th March 2008, 01:11 PM   #1
John L is offline John L  United States
diyAudio Member
John L's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Cary NC
Default Anyone have a "handle" on the Yaqin EL34 X 2 SE AMP?

I'm seriously considering stepping up to a single-ended amplifier, and am trying to get a handle on products that are of quality. From what I am reading, the quality of Chinese gear has been gaining a reputation of both good as well as bad. But as time goes by, the number of converts is increasing.

Which brings me to the Yaqin EL34 X 2, which is single ended. it is very nice looking, and seems to be reasonable in cost. Does anyone have any experience with this unit, or can pass along any learned opinions.

Naturally, everyone has an opinion, right?
  Reply With Quote
Old 29th March 2008, 05:38 PM   #2
pftrvlr is offline pftrvlr  United States
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: SoCal
Have not heard the el34 SE. But I bouhgt a Yaqin MS-12B preamp, which I converted/rebuilt as headphone amp. I too am interested in the sharp red color MS-34C with headphone out - I am a head-fi-er.

Yaqin products seem to have nice metal work, decent components(like step attenuator), some nice to have features (remote, soft touch source selection), sometime over-engineered structure, good workmanship, and lots of PCB - may not be good for mod. The circuit design is definately not a purist beasue of those added convenience features. But generally it is quiet with no obvious hum.

Bottom line, it looks pretty and it works. The sound? Can't say.
  Reply With Quote


Anyone have a "handle" on the Yaqin EL34 X 2 SE AMP?Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My Experience with "Music Angel" EL34 PP gingertube Tubes / Valves 49 11th December 2012 07:19 AM
What makes an amplifier "bright", "warm", or "neutral"? JohnS Solid State 51 13th December 2009 06:42 PM
Yaqin mc10l "popping" Reg Stir Tubes / Valves 5 5th August 2008 04:43 PM
New Sensor's "Mullard" EL34 reissue? Ty_Bower Tubes / Valves 0 16th May 2008 11:40 PM
EL34 pp "fixed" bias is wandering OzMikeH Tubes / Valves 14 6th May 2008 02:17 PM

New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:03 PM.

Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 16.67%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio