2008/5/29 schoappied :
Bear in mind that ART preamps usually run their single tube "voltage
starved" killing headroom/freq response. I haven't looked at the specs
but I bet that they also choose the wrong tube if they did go for
12AX7s since 12AU7s sound much better at lower plate voltages.
You can ask any tube guru you know about that, I am sure he'll confirm
what I am saying.
I wasn't aware of those issues until I started building tube amps
myself and experimenting with different supply voltages.
I'd rather buy an all solid state device with a low supply voltage, it
would sound way better.
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