PS AUDIO: Why do tubes sound different than transistors?

Most recognize the difference in sound quality between tubes and transistors, but why? They both amplify, they both make music, can be used in any electronic circuit, yet perform differently. Paul does his best to explain the inner workings of tubes and differences with transistors. Watch Now ▸

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SPENDOR 57 VINTAGE PAIRS NOT ON EBAY via THE AUDIO MISER. This list was purged and greatly expanded 05/08/21

200 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/diffusori-spendor-classic-200-nuovi-in-garanzia-roma-359875949.htm 77-10L … https://www.dba.dk/quad–spendor/id-1072985843/ BC3 [EU] … https://elektro.bazos.cz/inzerat/139475956/spendor-bc3.php A 5 … https://www.oxfordaudio.co.uk/product/spendor-a5-oak-finish-excellent-condition-original-packaging/ SP 100 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/luidsprekers/m1731090704-spendor-sp100-luidsprekers-tri-wiring.html?previousPage=lr A 9 … https://www.oxfordaudio.co.uk/product/spendor-a9-floorstanding-speakers-original-packaging-oak-finish-with-grilles/ BC2 [EU] … https://www.olx.pt/d/anuncio/colunas-spendor-bc2-IDGCkds.html A2 … https://hifi.nl/tweedehands/10046902/Spendor-A2-luidsprekers.html A5 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/45/388041.php A6R … https://www.lydprodukter.dk/da/brugt-demo/1635-brugt-demo-spendor-audio-brugt-spendor-a6r.html BC 1 .. https://www.kupujemprodajem.com//audio/zvucnici/spendor-bc-1/oglas/104626640 BC2 [USA] … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649760852-spendor-bc2-speakers/ BC 1 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/spendor-bc1-monitor-bbc-ascoli-piceno-364915925.htm BC 2 … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=d481135649 D7 … https://hifitorget.se/visa_annons.php/spendor_d7_131898.htm BC […]

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TRIO / KENWOOD: KT-917 FM tuner – Some people believe that the Kenwood KT-917 is the finest FM tuner that was ever manufactured.

This is what tubesound.com have to say on the subject: Some people believe that the Kenwood KT-917 is the finest FM tuner that was ever manufactured. This is truly the cream of the crop. Pulse Count Detector, high build quality, Made in Japan. A fellow in my community decided to trade-in this KT-917 for some […]

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AUDIOPHILE HALL OF FAME: Candiates?

There are many great designers out there, and especially in the lore from the golden age, but I’m not to familiar with them. I thought it might be interesting to discuss some of the great designers for engineering skill and knowledge, business integrity, and ultimatley quality of their products. My short list a “hall of […]

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GARRARD NOT ON EBAY via THE AUDIO MISER. This list purged and update 04/08/21

01 … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/wales-branch/garrard-301-cream-transcription-idler-turntable-with-modded-sme-arm/ 301 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/maidstone/stereo-systems/garrard-301-turntable-ivory-grease-bearing-1963/1276295701 301 … https://www.tori.fi/uusimaa/Garrard_301_Levysoitin_85312012.htm 301 …. https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/350178-garrard-301-fully-restored-in-excellent-condition-with-jarrah-plinth-dynavector-505-tonearm/ 401 … https://elektro.bazos.sk/inzerat/125709291/garrard-401.php 401 … https://usato.audiograffiti.com/annunci/giradischi-bracci-testine/265662/ 401 … https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-turntables/bryanston/turntable-garrard-401/1009495293970910829101509 401 … https://www.hifido.co.jp/21-31728-10988-00.html?LNG=E 401 … https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/350892-fs-garrard-401-from-audio-grail-melb/ 401 … https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/350892-fs-garrard-401-from-audio-grail-melb/ 401 …. https://www.skelbiu.lt/skelbimai/garrard-401-su-sme-3009-ii-improved-55766789.html 401 [PART] … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649746274-garrard-401-digital-tachometer-speed-control/ 401+ … https://www.skelbiu.lt/skelbimai/garrard-401-su-sme-3009-ii-improved-55766789.html 42M … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Rgore1231/items/1066318541?awc=6238_1624374744_ad57ea3e6d328596c8f7a6f6834f30a5&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa 4HF … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers-en-pick-ups/m1718149624-garrard-4hf.html?previousPage=lr 4HF … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers-en-pick-ups/m1718834216-garrard-4hf.html?previousPage=lr 5200 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/giradischi-vintage-garrard-5200-pescara-390752258.htm 6400 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-ipod-mp3-player-other/winnipeg/garrard-6400-turntable-needs-cartridge/1569291657 […]

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Lightnin’s Boogie – Live at The Rising Sun Celebrity Jazz Club (Vinyl 2LP) by Lightnin’ Hopkins

On June 23, 1977, Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins walked onto a small stage in a smoke & whisky filled club in Montreal and proceeded to lay down arguably his last great performance before his death 5 years later. “Lightnin’s Boogie – Live at The Rising Sun Celebrity Jazz Club” – remastered and available on vinyl for […]

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GARRARD NOT ON EBAY via THE AUDIO MISER. This list purged and update 04/08/21

301 … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/wales-branch/garrard-301-cream-transcription-idler-turntable-with-modded-sme-arm/ 301 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/maidstone/stereo-systems/garrard-301-turntable-ivory-grease-bearing-1963/1276295701 301 … https://www.tori.fi/uusimaa/Garrard_301_Levysoitin_85312012.htm 301 …. https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/350178-garrard-301-fully-restored-in-excellent-condition-with-jarrah-plinth-dynavector-505-tonearm/ 401 … https://elektro.bazos.sk/inzerat/125709291/garrard-401.php 401 … https://usato.audiograffiti.com/annunci/giradischi-bracci-testine/265662/ 401 … https://www.gumtree.co.za/a-turntables/bryanston/turntable-garrard-401/1009495293970910829101509 401 … https://www.hifido.co.jp/21-31728-10988-00.html?LNG=E 401 … https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/350892-fs-garrard-401-from-audio-grail-melb/ 401 … https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/350892-fs-garrard-401-from-audio-grail-melb/ 401 …. https://www.skelbiu.lt/skelbimai/garrard-401-su-sme-3009-ii-improved-55766789.html 401 [PART] … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649746274-garrard-401-digital-tachometer-speed-control/ 401+ … https://www.skelbiu.lt/skelbimai/garrard-401-su-sme-3009-ii-improved-55766789.html 42M … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Rgore1231/items/1066318541?awc=6238_1624374744_ad57ea3e6d328596c8f7a6f6834f30a5&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa 4HF … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers-en-pick-ups/m1718149624-garrard-4hf.html?previousPage=lr 4HF … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers-en-pick-ups/m1718834216-garrard-4hf.html?previousPage=lr 5200 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/giradischi-vintage-garrard-5200-pescara-390752258.htm 6400 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-ipod-mp3-player-other/winnipeg/garrard-6400-turntable-needs-cartridge/1569291657 […]

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TANNOY VINTAGE [47 pairs] NOT ON EBAY via THE AUDIO MISER. This list purged, cleaned and greatly expanded on 04/08/21

REVEAL 501A [ACTIVE] … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/tannoy-reveal-501a-active-monitors/ TWEETERS [USA] … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649758988-tannoy-tweeters/ TURNBERRY GR … https://www.audioemotion.co.uk/tannoy-prestige-turnberry-gr—new-in-july-2020-27524-p.asp MERCURY M2 … https://reverb.com/item/40522473-tannoy-mercury-m2-cherry MONITOR GOLD … https://www.idealaudio.co.uk/loudspeakers/p/tannoy-monitor-gold-lsuhfiiilz8u-speakers TD12 [USA] … https://reverb.com/item/42118011-tannoy-td12-1980-walnut AUTOGRAPH MINI … https://www.music-room.com/product-page/tannoy-autograph-mini-loudspeakers-of-airtech-headphone-cable 607 MK II … https://reverb.com/item/40000616-tannoy-607-mk-2-speakers-for-sale ARDEN … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2677/66/floor-standing-speakers/tannoy-ardens.aspx SRM 12B [USA] … https://reverb.com/item/41724660-tannoy-srm12b-speakers-1970-wood LITTLE REDS … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/544/67/other-speakers/tannoy-little-reds.aspx ST 100 … https://hifiwigwam.com/megastore/product/tannoy-st100-supertweeter/?refsource=hifishark ARDEN … https://www.quoka.de/hifi-audio-tv-video-foto/boxen-lautsprecher-kopfhoerer/ ARDEN … […]

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