Stevens and Billington TX102

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    Yep just 2 here.
     
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    I'm interested but don't have the money available to buy right now.
     
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    brizonbiovizier Honey Badger

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    I am interetsed in a pair possibly - dependent upon when 3d gets the time to dem for me ;-)
     
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    Well if he is going to the effort of demoing them to you, you should buy one of his :p

    ...especially as he won't let me borrow it to try it out...
     
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    Well I am not sure if he was selling me one or not!
     
    brizonbiovizier, Feb 25, 2006
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    I would be interested in a group buy.
     
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    Hi,

    To be clear, due to my tie-in with Real-HiFi and to a smaller degree with Stevens & Billington / Music First Audio I could of course obtain any of the respective products.

    BUT Real-HiFi has a strict policy of not undercutting our dealers and hence you might as well go to a dealer for a full demo, some free Wine (at least if you go to Walrus) and all that, and you might get some discount or trade-in from the dealer We/I would not be able to offer directly.

    Past that, apologies, but have not been well for the last few weeks (first bad food poisoning and now a bad flu) so forgive me for not having asked you over....

    Ciao T
     
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    brizonbiovizier Honey Badger

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    Thats what I thought - hence the offer was just for a demo and hence my response to tenson. Walrus will only have the copper S&B and I wanted to compare amorphous with copper with silver - no rush of course! Hope you get well soon!
     
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    3DSonics away working hard on "it"

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    Hi,

    You could take your Djago over to walrus and compare....

    As for silver Passive Pre's, they are in notoriously short supply, I have been unable to get one for myself, when testing in a show demo system I personally felt that I preferred marginally the copper version, matter of taste.

    Ciao T
     
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    brizonbiovizier Honey Badger

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    Oh I thought you had a silver one too - what did you think the difference was between SB copper and AM?
     
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    Comparison

    Hi Nick, Search DiYhifi for some comparisons: ="http://www.audioasylum.com/forums/DIYHiFi/bbs.html" It seems the AM is sweeter sounding - I went S&B because I don't want added flavouring.
     
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    Hi,

    The AM ones are more opaque, they make the overall sound more laid back and they seem to swallow small details. This is very much the effect we had (less strong though) when we included20% steel in the core of some test samples of the 102.

    The problem with "amorphous" is that there is a wide range of metal alloys that fall under the umbrella term "amorphous" and pure Iron remains pure iron no matter what else you do with it and the BH curves remain the same.

    Ciao T
     
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    brizonbiovizier Honey Badger

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    So does anyone have a silver S&B I can listen to?
     
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    Closing date is Monday. I think I have 20 orders now.

    Please can everyone who is definitely going to have a pair email me at simon @ kentuk .net
     
    Tenson, Mar 2, 2006
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    Anyone else want some? I have not got as many emails as I had people saying they were interested online. I really need one more order.
     
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    Did you get my email (sent yesterday) asking about the TX103 step up transformers? I didn't get a reply from you so I'm not sure if it got through.

    Heath
     
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    Hi Heath, yeah I did thanks! Sorry I didn't reply.

    Dev, did you want a pair? Markus, heard from your friend yet?
     
    Tenson, Mar 6, 2006
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    Hi Simon,

    I'll PM you my Telephone number. Let's have a chat.
     
    Dev, Mar 6, 2006
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    Where is the best place to source the 23 way 2 pole selector ,I have got my WAD pre amp case waiting and dug out my Oct 2003 HiFi WORLD article on building the pre amp.
     
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