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WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

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Miko1971

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Post Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:27 am

WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

With or without tubes would be fine!

Thanks!!
(2) Sunfire 300 x 2 - Sunfire Classic Vacuum Tube Control Center (being rebuilt) - Bag End Infrasub 18 (not in use) -SoundLab A1's - Panamax 7500 pro - AudioQuest Mammoth Speaker Cables -PC with AudioQuest Firefly DAC -
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Snoop65

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Post Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:37 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

Good luck on that. A unit with a phono stage will pop up before a phono card for sale. Did you ever consider a stand alone phono pre like a Project?
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+CARVER SD/A 390t=WOW!!!!!!
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Post Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:47 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

Nice choice Vance!!

Or.....

viewtopic.php?f=61&t=18567

I prefer this one

ray
Magnaryder

Its going to be used equipment when I sell it, so it may as well be used equipment when I buy it.
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Snoop65

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Post Thu Jan 08, 2015 1:25 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

Magnaryder wrote:Nice choice Vance!!

Or.....

viewtopic.php?f=61&t=18567

I prefer this one

ray

But of course you do! :D
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+CARVER SD/A 390t=WOW!!!!!!
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BrianT

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Post Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:01 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

Miko

As Snoop has said, the phono boards do not come up for sale very often.

Good luck on your such, I hope you find one.

Brian
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Miko1971

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Post Fri Jan 09, 2015 5:58 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

Hello,
Yea i was hoping someone may have one stashed in box collecting dust somewhere...I'm going to be shipping my preamp off to Audio Horizon ( Joseph Chow ) for upgrades and modifications like replacing the caps with V cap cuTF's silver wire etc.... i thought i'd send the phono stage along and have him wave his wand other that too. Push come to shove, Shindo Labs has a Phono pre amp to die for!

Thanks for the reply's!
(2) Sunfire 300 x 2 - Sunfire Classic Vacuum Tube Control Center (being rebuilt) - Bag End Infrasub 18 (not in use) -SoundLab A1's - Panamax 7500 pro - AudioQuest Mammoth Speaker Cables -PC with AudioQuest Firefly DAC -
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BrianT

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Post Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:57 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

Miguel

I have sent you an Email with the Sunfire Pre Schematic you requested.

Good luck with your upgrade, I had the V Caps in one of my Sunfire Preamps
it was a nice upgrade.

Brian
VPI Classic Turntable (blk)
Transfiguration Phoenix Cartridge
Devialet D400 Mono Blocks
Audioprana SP/DIF-AES/EBU cable
B&W 803D3 speakers (blk)
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Mac Mini Music Server
AudioQuest Diamond USB cable
Raysonic CD-168 CDP (silver)
Carver TX11.
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Miko1971

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Post Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:14 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

That was fast! thank you so much! now i can really get into this mod/upgrade with Joe Chow. I bought my pre amp brand new and haven't fiddled with it once in the almost 20 years I've owned it. ( god, how can it be almost 20 years already? ) Instead of buying something new ( shindo Giscours, i think i might get one anyway because Ken Shindo passed away and I'm not sure how long they might carry on without him. Aside from Bob Carver, Ken Shindo was another man who i respect and his equipment is beyond reproach ) I think the Classic pre has a ton of potential with the availability of new and improved parts. One of the nice things about Audio Horizons is that they will provide a sheet with the specs before and after the mods/upgrades. I'll post or start a upgrade thread when we start and i'll keep everyone informed as to what we do step by step in transforming a very good tube amp into a kick fucking ass tube pre amp!
(2) Sunfire 300 x 2 - Sunfire Classic Vacuum Tube Control Center (being rebuilt) - Bag End Infrasub 18 (not in use) -SoundLab A1's - Panamax 7500 pro - AudioQuest Mammoth Speaker Cables -PC with AudioQuest Firefly DAC -
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Post Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:58 pm

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

That sounds like a cool project! Too bad Mr Carver would build a newly updated preamp to go with his new product line.. ](*,) ](*,)
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Snoop65

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Post Sat Jan 10, 2015 12:20 am

Re: WTB: Phono Stage for Sunfire Vacuum Control Center

Miko1971 wrote:That was fast! thank you so much! now i can really get into this mod/upgrade with Joe Chow. I bought my pre amp brand new and haven't fiddled with it once in the almost 20 years I've owned it. ( god, how can it be almost 20 years already? ) Instead of buying something new ( shindo Giscours, i think i might get one anyway because Ken Shindo passed away and I'm not sure how long they might carry on without him. Aside from Bob Carver, Ken Shindo was another man who i respect and his equipment is beyond reproach ) I think the Classic pre has a ton of potential with the availability of new and improved parts. One of the nice things about Audio Horizons is that they will provide a sheet with the specs before and after the mods/upgrades. I'll post or start a upgrade thread when we start and i'll keep everyone informed as to what we do step by step in transforming a very good tube amp into a kick fucking ass tube pre amp!

I look forward to hearing about your upgrades, I'm interested in upgrading my unit as well.
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+CARVER SD/A 390t=WOW!!!!!!

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