A new valve amplifier

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#1 A new valve amplifier

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A friend called today asking about advice for a new budget valve amp, He'd been looking on ebay and seen all the nobsound offerings. From old knowledge I said hang fire and I'll have a look at what's available because I think nobsound is the cheaper end of the Chinese offerings and may not be optimum. Also the nobsound amps all seemed to be using valves I'd never heard of for hifi use.

so I had a look on ebay.....there is absolutely nothing to get excited about at all......the only reasonable quality seems to be from ancient uk amps at extortionate prices. I then looked for transformers as I could possibly build him something with all the valves I have in boxes. No transformers at any price.

So...anybody want to shift an old el84, WD or otherwise, at a resonable price.?????

I'm not sure what his speakers are yet and I've got him thinking about budget phono preamps as he wants this primarily to resurrect his record collection.
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#2 Re: A new valve amplifier

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I've got an old pp el84 amp somewhere ed, it's not a wd.. more like a fiy mullard amp, as far as I know it's got good quality txs but more than likely needs a rebuild.. give me a ring if your interested. I think I paid around a couple of hundred quite a few years ago, I'd need to find it..
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#3 Re: A new valve amplifier

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Maybe a bit low in available Watts?

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