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Suggestion for a 2x15 or 2x20 amp?
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Old 6th September 2009, 07:44 PM   #1
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Default Suggestion for a 2x15 or 2x20 amp?

Hi.
I have make a few passlab class A amps so now I think it's time to make a tube-amp. I also have assemble two tubeamp kits for some friends, one of them is model 16LS from tubedepot. The 16LS did not impress me much. So after a lot of search I'm still confused.
Therefore I need suggestion for a very good sounding tubeamp.
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Old 6th September 2009, 08:31 PM   #2
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The 16LS did not impress me much.
Quality (poor?) of the OPT's perhaps.

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Quality (poor?) of the OPT's perhaps.

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I mean, the sound did'n impress me. I think the bass was weak.
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I consider the simple SE from tubelab.
Will this be a good choice?
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Very well could be the OPTs, or caps they include with the kit
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I consider the simple SE from tubelab.
Will this be a good choice?
Excellent choice, but with less power
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I mean, the sound didn't impress me. I think the bass was weak.
I'm surprised you got any bass with those teeny OPT's. Maybe try hooking up the amp to some better quality transformers.

How efficient are your speakers?

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I don't know the efficient of my speakers. It is DIY 2-way bookshelfs.
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I don't know the efficient of my speakers. It is DIY 2-way bookshelfs.
Vifa or Scanspeak drivers?

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I thin it is Vifa.
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