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Old 10th February 2012, 01:54 PM   #2001
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Someone is casting voodoo to the ncore release ...
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I have visions of class A, class AB and tube amp designers all carrying Bruno dolls around at CES and sticking them with pins...HA HA and whispering to each other...." OMG! first Genesis and now..Theta!!...we are all doomed!!"
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Yeah!

I have visions of class A, class AB and tube amp designers all carrying Bruno dolls around at CES and sticking them with pins...HA HA and whispering to each other...." OMG! first Genesis and now..Theta!!...we are all doomed!!"
hardly. the perfect amp may already exist (for a price) but I can't imagine an audio product destroying competition. at least as long as there are people who would buy an amp just because the case contains some wood panels
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Old 10th February 2012, 02:11 PM   #2003
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"OMG! first Genesis and now..Theta!!...we are all doomed!!"
No, they are safe - there will always be people with too much money and not enough sense, who will want an amplifier that is big, heavy, has no "D" in it's description, and definitely doesn't have a SMPS. Because, as we all know, something vaguely digital or switching just can't sound right...
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That's the plan because making stuff foolproof trumps warning people every time.
Unfortunately the world is always producing bigger fools...
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Old 10th February 2012, 02:23 PM   #2005
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hardly. the perfect amp may already exist (for a price) but I can't imagine an audio product destroying competition. at least as long as there are people who would buy an amp just because the case contains some wood panels
I was bored sitting here waiting for listening impressions of NC400's and that was .........A JOKE.......TFI Friday!
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yeah I know.
earflappin a lot of people are counting on you. don't let us down.
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I will definitely post a review by end of day, preferably by 6PM EST. I listened this morning for 3-4 hours to a variety of music and am ready to post my observations. Just need the time....I want to be thorough.
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Got my second Ncore shipment today, four NC400 + SMPS600.

Two are already up and running, powering my dipole woofers (20-200 Hz), replacing four UcD400HG's. Its now a 2 ohm load....

Listening tests will commence......

Oh... and BTW, the promised spade cable lugs for the output connectors are not included as yet.
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Old 10th February 2012, 07:34 PM   #2009
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Got my second Ncore shipment today, four NC400 + SMPS600.
Lucky You how on earth is that possible ? Do they take preorders somehow ?
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I will definitely post a review by end of day, preferably by 6PM EST. I listened this morning for 3-4 hours to a variety of music and am ready to post my observations. Just need the time....I want to be thorough.

Remember circa 1990s (who knows, maybe 80s?)...IIRC it was a Mervyn's TV ad...the typical housewife arrived early in front of the Mervyn's entrance, her face against the glass, knocking on the door, saying "Open, open , open , open..."

"Post it, post it, post it, post it.....:"

I am now in possession of my friend's amp I'll call X (prefer not to name it because it's for sale) which soundly trounces (annihilates) my French YBA-designed Asian-sourced Audio Refinement Multi-3. In direct A-B, the X owner said the Tent Labs tube input/transformer-coupled Hypex (not Ncore) was "30-40%" better than his X amp. Guido Tent spoke very highly of the Ncore technology.
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