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  1. Didn’t think the engravers would have the name plate ready on less than a days notice. and while I’m at some shots of “Precision” my 300W Holton inspired amp.
  2. All black DC Duffer (DC blocker) for an SNA member.
  3. A few years back we drove through south-west France and stayed for a week in a doctors a apartment in Saint Emilion. They didn’t supply wine glasses but tumblers. Two minutes walk from where we stayed was a bottle shop. They got to know me by first name; “Bonjour Marc”. We (more like I) drank wine from a nice tumbler over the week or so and really enjoyed it. I know the Italians do it also when we stayed in southern Italy a few years before. I have seen it here in some restaurants but not often. Could also be the way to go. Undecided but we have to do something very soon. Thanks for the great tips.
  4. Just looking at your wine glasses they are very fine and light. That’s what we would expect from a nice wine glass. Quick explanation, we are well over due for new wine glasses so I’m constantly on the lookout. Strangely, lately, on two dining occasions the wine glasses, at public restaurants, have been quite thick and heavy. Opposite to what you would expect but makes sense for a restaurant where glass ware can get a rough ride. But now I’m thinking this might be the road I travel. Heavy solid glasses. Now to find who sells them. Possibly hospitality suppliers??? Any clue?
  5. I do my best under trying conditions.
  6. We don’t meet up often meet, glad you jumped up. Bass is obviously the Holton strong point. Invitation stands if you want to drop over. Hear the Altecs with Italian compression drivers and Holton amp for ultimate transparency.
  7. My DIY Holton amp (“Precision”)has now been incorporated into my system. This took a huge shuffle of the gear.
  8. Here is the image of the upgraded Tripath module with Mundorf EVO oil input cap.
  9. Item: DIY Class D monoblobks "Tutu" Location: Langwarrin - 3910 Price: $550 with donation + postage (about $30 to most states). I will consider extremely good offers. Item Condition: AS new 9.9/10. Reason for selling: No longer required Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Tripath Class D amps have a warm and non-clinical sound with ultra-low distortion and near zero output impedance. The extremely low output impedance is responsible for very low bass extension and iron fist speaker control. These monoblocks are detail and image rich. Each monoblock has its own RFI/EMI power filter. the enclosure is earth and fused. Each has its one 300W toroid and 2 X 22000uf of Mundorf MLytic audio grade filter caps (snubbed with high grade polies). A 10A rectifier bridge is soldered direct to the first cap to ensure high current pass through when required. The Tripath modules have had an input capacitor upgrade to Mundorf EVO oils. They also have over and under volts and current protection. The enclosures are smart looking two tone and are of solid steel and Al construction. Extra heavy duty three-way binding posts ensure a tight grip on speaker cables. The RCA inputs are high-end copper, palladium and Teflon. The amps are not overly heavy and can be stacked or side-by-side. Note: The images of the inside do not show the upgraded to Mundorf cap. This has been added since photos were taken. On request I can send the image of the upgrade. I offer twelve months parts and labor support. After that parts cost only. Transferable. http://retro-thermionic.blogspot.com/2016/11/tutu-150w-tripath-class-d-monoblocks.html ELECTRICAL DISCLAIMER This product has not been manufactured by a qualified individual or company, therefore contains electrical circuits that do not necessarily comply with Australian Standards. I understand that as the seller, I may be liable to repercussions in the event of equipment failure. By advertising and selling this product, as the seller I also agree that I am solely liable, and the publisher of this website takes no responsibility for any injury or death resulting from, whether directly or indirectly, any accident that may happen as a result of the failure of the product being sold. If in doubt, seek the services of a qualified electrician to inspect the product to ensure it is safe for use Photos:
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