Dyna ST-35 Clone w/ VHQ iron, VERY Well made and Most importantly..it Sounds Great!
Overbuilt amp with 25 watt output transformers and large toroidal power supply. Edcor CXPP's are their hifi product - 20-20kHz response, custom made in USA. The power transformer can supply three of these stereo boards and still be within its specified limits. Wide open inside, screw barrier strips on the board and chassis - should last a lifetime even in earthquake prone regions. Its very quiet, the signal paths are very short. Shielded audio cable from RCA jacks (gold plated) to volume control (alps) and to the board inputs. WIMA coupling capacitors installed. Has the recommended inrush current limiter to protect tubes. Can be used w/any Hi-level device w/o a pre-amp using the Gain control or w/ any HQ Pre-amp.
No it Doesn't have the collector factor of an Factory Dynaco ST-35, but it is faithful to the Original design with features that off set many of the shortcomings of the original unit. If you just want a Great sounding PP EL84 amp, this Unit will not disappoint, simply put it Sounds Wonderful, Big Open, 3-D sound stage, Good bottom end, detailed, liquid mid range and Sweet Top end...Very Musical!
This amp is a reliable way to Enjoy tube sound, upgrade your system or for a 2nd VHQ system. The parts represent several hundred dollars of investment so a modest and fair starting price is set to recover a portion of the expense. Complete with tubes and ready to Plug and Play. This amp features VHQ construction, 17" W x 10" D x 8.25" H 32lbs. $425.00 obo.