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by bostod
Thu May 18, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: World audio design kat88 for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 6599

Re: World audio design kat88 for sale

Dropping price to £300. If no interest I will be posting on other sites. Would this be a more realistic price to temp people
by bostod
Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: World audio design kat88 for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 6599

Re: World audio design kat88 for sale

Here are some photos of the inside
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by bostod
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: World audio design kat88 for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 6599

World audio design kat88 for sale

World audio design kat88 for sale. Serviced approximately 3 years ago with 4 new electro harmonix kt88 tubes fitted. Light use over the 3 years. I can add more pictures if desired. Looking for £400. I would prefer buyer to pick up or we can arrange to meet if not to far. I live in Doncaster. I will ...
by bostod
Sun May 18, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Bushmaster MK1
Replies: 3
Views: 3208

Bushmaster MK1

I am selling my bushmaster dac including the S Booster which improves the smps and thus the sound quality. This dac has developed a small fault where you plug in the power supply. I have to push it with a little force to get the dac to power up. It does not appear to be the power supply at fault, ra...
by bostod
Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: Where to start with valve amps
Replies: 13
Views: 10716

while browsing the web i found this amplifier from a previous owner. i will add the link. http://www.hifiwigwam.com/showthread.php?27889-World-Audio-KAT88 the new Kt88 tubes are the electro harmonix KT88EH and the recent service was done by John Caswell. still enjoying the amp but when using with th...
by bostod
Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: Valves
Topic: Where to start with valve amps
Replies: 13
Views: 10716

The amp in the WD link does not appear to be the amp in the photo...
the Amplifier i bought is an older version of the linked one. currently configured as a power amp hence just the one knob for power.
by bostod
Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: Where to start with valve amps
Replies: 13
Views: 10716

listened to some more music. Acoustic stuff sounds amazing. the Achilles heel appears to be in more complex music which is bass driven. Marry you by Bruno Mars sounds awful. Nirvana also seem to have lost some of their "teenage spirit". hmm, Fallen in love with the acoustic sound though.
by bostod
Fri Apr 04, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: Where to start with valve amps
Replies: 13
Views: 10716

It arrived today and was quite easy to set up. the previous owner gave me specific instructions on what order to put the valves in. powered it up for an hour or so then tried a couple of songs. i did notice quite a large change to the bass sound when compared to the tripath amp i was using. every ot...
by bostod
Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: Where to start with valve amps
Replies: 13
Views: 10716

I have the opportunity to get one of these second hand.
http://www.world-designs.co.uk/kt88.htm

tubes have just been replaced. he wants £450. would this be a good amp to get me started with valves. My musical tastes are rock orientated. i like the idea of the extra oomph the kt88's bring
by bostod
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:21 am
Forum: Valves
Topic: Where to start with valve amps
Replies: 13
Views: 10716

I Should add that my speakers will be the IPL m3tlm small transmission line speakers
by bostod
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:20 am
Forum: Valves
Topic: Where to start with valve amps
Replies: 13
Views: 10716

Where to start with valve amps

Where would be a good place to start to get a flavour of what valve amplifiers have to offer. My diy skills are virtually non exhistant so i would be looking down the second hand route. is there some Ebay bargains that i should look out for. i want to start out at the cheaper end of the scale at aro...
by bostod
Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Tang Band W8-1808
Replies: 4
Views: 4996

yes sorry they are already sold
by bostod
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Tang Band W8-1808
Replies: 4
Views: 4996

Tang Band W8-1808

I have a pair of Tang Band W8- 1808's for sale. they have come from my open baffle set up. moderate use and never pushed that hard. I would be interested in selling these or swapping for a decent pair of Frugal horns. Is there any interest http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=264-...
by bostod
Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: CD
Topic: hifimediy "direct out" DAC: cs4398
Replies: 6
Views: 15709

Cheap sabre dac

I have recently bought one of these cheap sabre DAC's from hifimediy. http://hifimediy.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=62&product_id=87 It has been developed with the help of a thread on diyaudio. http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/digital-line-level/219140-hifimediy-es9023-te7022-24-96...
by bostod
Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: AK4396
Replies: 1
Views: 2186

AK4396

I have a AK4396 including case and power supply for sale. It will include the oscon and cerafine cap upgrades i have done. Never got it working though. there is just a loud buzzing noise when i connect it up. As many of you know my electronics skills are not even at novice levels yet. There is undou...