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Old 10th July 2006, 07:57 PM   #1
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Default Is this a Spud Amp ?

Hi - newbie post - calling all tubers !

Is this a spud amp :

http://www.sonicgear.com.sg/pdetail....EROID&idnya=10

(The address is correct, but apologies if the link doesn't work - its the first one I've done)

More questions :

How does it apparently get stereo out of what looks like a single tube(r) ?

Is it a hybrid solid state/valve amp ?

Does anyone know what's 'in the box' ?

Is this the tube equivalent of the T-amp ?

Has any tuber tweaked it ?
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Old 10th July 2006, 08:04 PM   #2
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http://www.mif.pg.gda.pl/homepages/f.../095/6/6N2.pdf

The 6n2 is a dual triode - two sections in the same glass envelope. They claim 6wpc for the gear, but it isn't coming from that tube. Looks like a gimic to me.
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Old 10th July 2006, 09:57 PM   #3
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Looks like junk. Some sort of nasty rip-off of the Goldster Concertino (about which I have no knowledge, so it might also be junk).
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Old 11th July 2006, 02:14 AM   #4
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Just my opinion, but the piano white combined with that 'retro' dial makes this look more like a popcorn machine
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Old 11th July 2006, 06:31 PM   #5
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It is no doubt a hybrid amp, using the 6N2 as an input stage and probably a chip amp as the output.

Search for "hybrid" on the chipamps forum and you'll find some examples.

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Old 11th July 2006, 11:59 PM   #6
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Just my opinion, but the piano white combined with that 'retro' dial makes this look more like a popcorn machine

I was thinkin juicer
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Old 12th July 2006, 05:16 AM   #7
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Typical example of the use of tubes for appearance only; they're certainly biased at a MUCH too low voltage and current = non-linear operation but cheap to implement.

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Old 12th July 2006, 11:11 AM   #8
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Click the image to open in full size.

I've always thought with that one, Ingmar from Ikea should be standing behind it saying something funny
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