I was intrigued. Still in production, the RR is the only stereo receiver still listed on the spring Recommended Components list. Is it time to add another? Their output Autoformers and the power supply transformer are potted in black housings and sit exposed just behind the front panel, adorned by their circuit diagrams in old-school McIntosh fashion. That means that, despite its lower weight, the receiver is harder to manage.
Looks like something Henry Kloss would make. Like a Tivoli radio. Joined Jul 21, Messages 1, Likes 1, Advent is a favorite of mine but I can't say I'm too surprised by test results, as a bit of noise and power supply ripple was visible at the outputs of mine even after I had replaced every single electrolytic and tantalum capacitor. Do you have any means of illustrating the effect of the tone controls and accuracy of RIAA equalization? I really found the treble control especially useful between 11 o'clock and 1 o'clock positions Did you measure output impedance of pre-outs?
Was under the impression it was too high to drive more than a short length of cable, at least that seemed true of my unit. JeffS said:. Thread Starter Labjr said:. SIAND ok. Not Henry Kloss. Tomlinson Holman actually. He didn't design the circuit for the Tivoli radios either but he owned both companies and the aesthetics are similar. You must log in or register to reply here.
Choose at least 2 products to compare Choose at least 2 products to compare. Choose at least 2 products to compare. Compare Clear all. Filter By. Home Stereo Receivers. Add to Compare. Joined May 9, Messages Likes Did you test audio over hdmi to compare jitter against coaxial path?
Thread Starter No, why would I do that? May 13, West Member Forum Donor. Joined Apr 18, Messages 78 Likes HionHiFi said:. Joined Jan 7, Messages Likes Finally setup my h. My previous pre died and then I saw this review - great timing!
Iam running 5. Initial Audyssey setup using the app sounds fantastic, very happy. Thanks Amir. Joined Nov 5, Messages Likes West and Jester, mind sharing what amps you are using for your LR channels? The Sphinx v2 is a "hybrid" tube, solid-state design. The latter can be used with a powered subwoofer.
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