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Old 24th April 2004, 11:17 PM   #1
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Default These are the best looking tube amps I have ever seen

www.electronluv.com

wow, wonder how they sound.

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Old 25th April 2004, 07:29 AM   #2
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Yeah! That's totally radical!

What is the most expensive valve amplifier you've ever seen?
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Old 25th April 2004, 01:28 PM   #3
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mmm, dont really remember. that $32,000/pair of mono-blocks is quite high, but I seem to remember seeing something in the 80K range (no idea what is is though)

Thats the fun thing about valves to me. The amps look great in their simplest form and yet they lend themselves to really elaborate looking things as well.


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Old 25th April 2004, 04:40 PM   #4
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mmm, dont really remember. that $32,000/pair of mono-blocks is quite high, but I seem to remember seeing something in the 80K range (no idea what is is though)
Yup, that's a lot. But not unheard of. Don't Lamm's and ML cost in that range?

Anyway why not list them as such? They're probably one of a kind and doesn't want to part with them fo anything less than something astronomical.

And you could think of them a art first, audio second. Then a few dozen kilobux isn't incomparable to other original art.
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Old 25th April 2004, 05:12 PM   #5
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Audio note Ongaku integrated amp 55000
Audio note Kegon power amp 72600

All these pounds sterling.
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Old 25th April 2004, 06:55 PM   #6
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I've searched for it and I've found the GAKU-ON for 99.000$ each monoblock . Let's start a competition: Who can find the most crazy expensive one?

I believe we, the diy'ers, are very lucky. We can do it cool for less than 2.000$
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Old 25th April 2004, 07:04 PM   #7
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Well, they may not be the most expensive but,
purely on aesthetics I get a big techno-stiffy
for the 50's "Forbidden Planet" look:

http://vac-amps.com/phi_intro.htm

Clear anodizing, thick cut glass, indirect lighting,
big knobs, analog gauges--they make me happy.

One of the great things about tubes is
indeed the aesthetics, and there are
all sorts of looks that appeal to me--
even some that I might actually be
able to build.

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Old 25th April 2004, 09:23 PM   #8
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Default oh yeah

http://www.glacieraudio.com/Manufac/Atma-MA-3.html

$103,500

Atma Sphere MA-3

Sooooooooo many tubes.

Milo

edit: dont know if that is each or for the pair
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Old 26th April 2004, 12:34 AM   #9
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Default Re: oh yeah

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$103,500

Atma Sphere MA-3

Sooooooooo many tubes.
Tubes, ahhh...

Yes, and I like how various banks of (Class A) tubes can be switched off,
depending upon one's volume (and heating) needs.

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dont know if that is each or for the pair
I'm sure it is for the pair. $103K each would be excessive.

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Old 26th April 2004, 12:45 AM   #10
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72,600.00 GBP United Kingdom Pounds

= 128,414.82 USD United States Dollars

I win LOL im sure we can find summit more expensive.

Either way it dunt matter all these things are rediculously expensive and anyone in thier right mind wouldnt pay that much for them.
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