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by MylesBAstor
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Amplifiers
Topic: ART300 Amplifier Review
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: ART300 Amplifier Review

My pleasure. I’ve known Bill and Lew for over 30 years now.
by MylesBAstor
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Member Systems Gallery
Topic: A Couple of Shots of the System
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: A Couple of Shots of the System

Actually pictures can be very misleading. It’s actually a darn good sounding room. 😉

I do use some RT in addition to big lp rack. Some Cathedral and Aperture panels adorn spots in the room along with some ancient Room Tunes at room nodes.
by MylesBAstor
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Member Systems Gallery
Topic: A Couple of Shots of the System
Replies: 3
Views: 151

A Couple of Shots of the System

Speakers: Magico S5 Mk.2 Amplifiers: conrad-johnson ART 300 monoblocks Preamplifier: conrad-johnson GAT Series 2 Phono-and Tape-Stage: Doshi Audio V3.0 LP Playback: VPI Vanquish direct drive/12-inch, dual pivot, 3D arm/Atlas SL run balanced Tape Playback: Highly modded Technics 1506 (tape path, low ...
by MylesBAstor
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Amplifiers
Topic: ART300 Amplifier Review
Replies: 3
Views: 166

ART300 Amplifier Review

Enjoy! https://positive-feedback.com/audio-discourse/conrad-johnson-40th-anniversary-art300-monoblock-tube-amplifiers-part-1-forty-years-and-still-going-strong/ https://positive-feedback.com/audio-discourse/a-look-back-at-bill-conrad-and-lew-johnsons-40-years-in-high-end-audio-part-2-it-just-sounds-...
by MylesBAstor
Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: PV10A or PV5 ? Preamp choice?
Replies: 7
Views: 2437

Re: PV10A or PV5 ? Preamp choice?

You'll have to be careful with the choice of phono cartridge if you went to the PV5. Early cj preamps didn't have a huge amount of noise free gain. You'll really need around 1 mV with those older units.
by MylesBAstor
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Preamps
Topic: CJ Premier 10 Vs Premier 2
Replies: 2
Views: 846

Re: CJ Premier 10 Vs Premier 2

I've just bought a Premier 10 (introduced 1992, hybrid, MSRP $6,000) to replace my aging Premier 2 (introduced 1981, tube, MSRP $1,800). I did a 3 hours listening AB comparision and below are my verdicts: Premier 10 built like a tank. Premier 10 has an overall improvement in all area. Premier 10 ha...
by MylesBAstor
Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: Preamps
Topic: Conrad Johnson PV-5 Preamp
Replies: 20
Views: 13225

Re: Conrad Johnson PV-5 Preamp

Sweet piece! That was my very first piece of cj gear back in the early '80s :)