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kjunom 20th September 2005 03:58 AM

world's heaviest 2A3 amp?
Do I have the world's heaviest stereo 2A3 amp?

The PS weighs 42 lbs, the filament source weighs 35 lbs and the tube section weighs 26 lbs, for a total of 103 lbs. The tube section will gain a bit more if and when I try interstage transformers. That addition may reduce the PS weight. But then again, I may add a bit more to that. There's still a bit of area left.

kmtang 20th September 2005 04:24 AM

Do you mind posting the picture of your 2A3? I am just curious how it looks.


digi01 20th September 2005 04:26 AM

me too:)

Sch3mat1c 20th September 2005 04:57 AM

...And this improves on a sack of bricks with a 6V6


Geek 20th September 2005 05:49 AM

My phono pre weighs more :smash:

Not really, I just had to top it :clown: :D

agent.5 20th September 2005 06:27 AM

I assume that your weight figure is for each mono block, excluding the pre-amp?

Yvesm 20th September 2005 06:36 AM

Word's lightest
Euh !

A somewhat lighter one ?

Stereo, of course :D


arnoldc 20th September 2005 06:59 AM

how does it sound? :confused:

Yvesm 20th September 2005 09:00 AM


Originally posted by arnoldc
how does it sound? :confused:
Light, of course :D

Seriously, it sounds great (at least to my hears and to the ones of the guy who kept it away !)

The only one thing I've ever sold :(

Some additionnal details here:


andyjevans 20th September 2005 10:47 AM

Hmmmm what\'s this in Dunker Factor. 103 lb over output in watts - stereo, so maybe 8 if single ended. That gives about 13. Serious Dunker Factor is about 100!!!

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