Custom Aikido Dual Mono Tube Preamp/Line Stage with Tube Rectified Power
Supply/ Mundorf Caps
For offer is a BRAND NEW 12AU7
based line stage featuring, Full Dual Mono amplification. With separate line
stage for each channel, dual B+ and Filament power with multi stage filtering
for a dead quiet floor.
This line stage features all OFC
copper twin pair wiring, matched Carbon resistors, matched capacitors,
Precision stepped Attenuator and NOS fully matched and balanced tube set. With
selectable Mundorf or Cornell coupling caps this is an extremely transparent
and dynamic line stage offering amazing refinement, clarity and accuracy.
Features include hand selected componentry, full dual mono construction with separate
amplification for each channel. The Tube Set is Matched NOS Sylvania produced
for Baldwin and selected for zero microphonics.
Additionally, specified are Mundorf Coupling Capacitors, custom chassis,
terminals and connectors throughout, regulated DC heaters and B+, and Alps
B+ is dual filtered on the isolated Power
Supply Board and with a dropping filter and Hammond choke and additionally
conditioning on the line stage, providing and incredibly quiet line stage.
Output coupling capacitors are selectable to deliver dynamics and a soundstage
optimized for the listener’s taste and musical selection.
Professionally designed and
executed, offered for literally less than the component price and half the
price of the last comparable unit sold on Audiogon. Based on the excellent
Aikido line stage design by John Broskie, powered by a 12x4 based tube
rectified B+ power supply and
professional fabrication throughout.
Please review the comments on previously
offered custom designs and the high-resolution photographs included with this