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The last phonocorrector: “End of Life" Phonostage 4529 
End of Life 4529 
Do I need to make a chassis in the shape of a coffin? 4529 
Shallow ambitions 4529 
I might unwillingly bring to my home… 4529 
Acronym 4529 
The End of Life Phonostage’s power supply 4517 
"...better and more sophistocated PS" (vs. bad AC) 4517 
The stupid, lousy AC is another subject. 4517 
It is comming along.... 4336 
Now, that's a phono stage! 4336 
The perfect corrector. 4336 
Still noisy but already semi-operational 4336 
The perfect corrector - II 4335 
Here it is: The perfect corrector – III 4334 
Wrong values shown 4333 
The deliberate mistakes? 4333 
330R anode resistors 4333 
The coupling cap in my 'End of the life' phono? 4333 
Nope, it was not ‘keeping anybody on toes’... 4333 
The latest version of the corrector – not heard it yet. (corrected) 4331 
The sentiments behind “End of Life" Phonostage 4331 
Going on from "There" 4331 
Ok, it is already almost there. 4331 
The ET2+EAR-834PT and the ultra-dynamic softness. 4330 
I am semi-ecstatic; my vinyl will be back soon… 4329 
MFA Systems Phonostage 4329 
Good for them. 4329 
Photos of the MFA Systems MC Reference 4329 
A few more 4329 
OK, it is over. Some preliminary follow ups. 4329 
"Lack" of HF, etc. 4328 
“End of Life" Phonostage: what is next? 4328 
Hybridizing 4328 
I love it! 4328 
If I may be a litt;e suggestive..... 4326 
Mica, distortions, MOSFET and the Ocean State. 4326 
SSG 4325 
Of mosfets, caps and distortion. 4325 
USSR SSG 4325 
USSR SSG 4325 
Question for Dima re 2nd stage biasing. 4325 
Fixed bias 4325 
The stunning sound of the phonocorrector. 4325 
More on this, please 4324 
Interesting development! 4324 
One-Story Jack 4324 
Nature's Bias 4324 
The signal passing via the 834PTF-Air… 4324 
Apologies! 4323 
Tunable Y-factor? 4323 
Harmonically-proper vs. harmonically-flexible 4323 
Some comment on the characteristic of air-cap sound. 4318 
The sound of one hand clapping 4318 
The air-caps as an ultimate cap. 4317 
The tempted virtue of the phonostage’s prostitution. 4309 
Clarity vs. VTA vs. Character 4309 
What VTA has to do with phonostage? 4308 
Phonostage vs. VTA 4308 
The 834PTF’s cathode follower: tube vs. SS 4308 
The “End of Life" Phonostage Status…. 4223 
Specific air cap changes 4223 
The air capacitors 'allegations'. 4223 
One tube, two channels? 4223 
The halves of the twin-triodes 4223 
"Crosstalk" 4222 
I just love sound of this phonocorrector. 4181 
To close the book on the correctors subject ... 4160 
"End of Life Phonostage" in Thai 3734 
Sucks! 3662 
Is God's phonostage better than Romy's? It is now! 3661 
Um, what? 3661 
Alternative Transformer 3661 
Sorry to have upset your sensitive self, Reggie. 3661 
A stimulation by Gog's fiction? 3661 
Hmmm,I suspect 3661 
The "End of Life Phonostage” is back. 3653 
My "End of Live" vesrion. 3641 
The 100Hz hum? 3641 
Hum “disconnecting trick” 3641 
Right grounding configuration for PS, corrector and transformer assembly. 3641 
The hum is drooped significantly! 3640 
Generally the phonocorrector has very low noise. 3640 
DIY Air-Caps? 3640 
Capacitors 3637 
Hum again. 3616 
Hm, again.... 3616 
Tribute MC iron 3331 
Changing loads 3327 
I do not do adjustable loading. 3327 
Sound degradation vs proper loading 3326 
Loading on primary? 3326 
Anticipating the needs 3326 
CCS heating? 3289 
2nd stage bias mystery 3172 
It is true but it negligible. 3172 
V2 biasing continued 3171 
Works +/- properly 3170 
To cheat or not to (ccs)heat 3170 
My assault 3143 
What, No Breadboard? 3143 
Don't laugh too loud... 3143 
So far it is good. 3143 
Your 50 is my 60 (buzz-kill) 3143 
The assembly and the buzz 3142 
Make sure that your LC filtration works properly. 3142 
Caps and chokes 3142 
The price of fame 3142 
Tribute 3142 
About the last distraction cap and transformers. 3142 
Schematics 3142 
Traces 3142 
Moving Magnet 3142 
Barcelona? 230V? Hm, ....matchmaking? 3142 
Cat smells fish? 3141 
I enjoyed soldering maybe when I was 15... 3141 
How my phonostage shall sound. 3141 
In the box 3141 
Schematics II 3141 
A few comments. 3141 
Miscelanea 3141 
I am surprised. 3141 
Don't be 3140 
It is not about power supply. 3140 
EMI/RFI madness 3140 
Drinking in Modulation 3140 
The stupid 5uF cap on AC side 3140 
Finito 3139 
It is only partially outside the context. 3139 
A corrector with an EQ controll 3138 
There is EQ control and there are multiple curves. 3138 
Corresponding to ? 3138 
A German guy take on 834PT. 3111 
Qualitat 3110 
The baby is sick 3066 
Last Cleaning? 3066 
Mine too... 3066 
To fight with hum in phonostages is fan. 3066 
What the hell is going on!!! 3066 
...air-caps dirty.... 3065 
Too obvious perhaps ... 3065 
Hum points 3065 
Beats and pieces. 3065 
What else? 3065 
Suggestion for the phonocorrector problem 3065 
I do not think that it is electrical. 3065 
Veggie ham 3065 
Do phonocorrector first then transformers. 3064 
Holly idiocy! 3063 
Yes sir 3061 
I think your game is not over. 3061 
More ham 3061 
Route(s) to Ground 3061 
Grounding arrangement 3060 
Ground Thoughts 3059 
0A2 Question 3059 
Where is the Bolt? 3059 
Gas tubes in the phonostage 3059 
"End of Live" tube set 3059 
GND plane 3059 
That crazy 7025. 3059 
Distributed bolt 3059 
Amperex ECC83 3059 
Amperex "Bugle Boy". 3059 
ECC83 Amperex picture 3059 
More "Ground" vs. "Neutral" 3059 
More findings 3058 
EMF and "Split" "Grounds" 3058 
Grounding, tarnnies and diodes 3057 
Again with the "Neutral" Explanation... 3057 
Grounding and trannies 3057 
Ignorance is bliss... 3055 
Shakey DIY Basics 3055 
Poor photographer 3055 
Spare the Oxen... 3055 
Is SiC sick? 3053 
Possible, so what? 3053 
If you dont want to hear the bell... 3052 
Seek and you’ll find. 3052 
Filament 3052 
Filament considerations 3052 
Air caps?Buffer? 3052 
Exorcisms 3006 
Floating? 3005 
Twitchy signal tube and amp interactions 2998 
Toilet ham 2998 
The Shield 2997 
It is hard to say. 2997 
Fake bugle/teles 2997 
Never again. 2997 
Bingo! 2988 
Total current per channel 2981 
Stay with capacitive filtration for B+ for this init. 2981 
I like iron 2981 
Choke ringing 2981 
Ringing 2981 
Ringing is a BS reason. 2981 
Choke ringing again 2980 
What ringing? 2980 
Ring-ring 2980 
Fight Fire with Fire? 2980 
TT Rider 2980 
Snubbers and motors 2979 
Nice idea... 2979 
B+ 2979 
Shielded Interconnect 2979 
IC shields 2976 
The horrors of calibration 2824 
Floating Away 2824 
Ground is +/- understood 2823 
"Calibrate"??? 2823 
The self-serving calibrations. 2822 
Fighting with RIAA 2822 
The Usual 2822 
That's it! 2822 
Parts Location 2822 
Lush layout 2821 
Pinging Stitch/Syntax 2773 
It might be very impressive 2773 
To be clear 2773 
Shall I co? 2772 
Parts 2772 
I do not, it sounds interesting but… 2772 
What does it mean? 2772 
Come on! 2772 
Is it because secrecy gains females loud applause? 2772 
It's A Big'un, All Right 2772 
EAR polite recess 2772 
Power sequencing? 2742 
Some Sort of Off-Only HV Shunt? 2742 
3 Position switch 2741 
How true... 2741 
DIY Failsafe 2741 
Switch.. 2716 
Calibration problem 2691 
Resolved 2688 
Looks good 2687 
Fat LF 2687 
Loading Up 2687 
SUT's 2687 
Shunt regulation 2606 
Application dependent 2606 
Silvercore SUT's ? 2574 
It migh be an interesting company. 2574 
Amo/silver 2574 
From a Satisfied User of a Ready-made Item 2574 
Silver considerations 2574 
Again With the Amo 2574 
Silver path 2574 
The “secret” will be never revealed... 2574 
The Path of Least Resistance 2573 
(Not so) silver path con'ed 2573 
Foil 2573 
Amalgamated Phono Stage 2573 
Audiopedophile's hell 2573 
In da house 2572 
Consistent anality 2571 
Right 2571 
A speculation 2569 
Mone on silver Trabants 2568 
Parts Ag 2568 
Trabant done in pure silver 2568 
Too Soft and Brittle? 2568 
Silver swamp 2568 
In the Long Run 2568 
2RM? 2563 
Where's the Effing Cable Thread When We Need It? 2563 
DIY 2562 
95%? 2562 
More on that 2562 
"Partly Unshielded" Arm Wire 2562 
Fully shielded 2562 
Interesting 2562 
End of Life Phonostage… is breeding. 1758 
Creative people 1758 
Copyright air-cap RIAA... 1758 
It is what it is. 1757 
I Guess We Just Don't Understand Economics 1757 
Gray market 1757 
Mix up 1756 
The Thorsten’s mark. 1756 
Sound beats engeneering 1163 
Engineering Crap 1163 
Its not that it sounds "better" 1163 
Burn, motherf....r, burn! 660 
Bypass Schottky by Snubber 75 
Snubbers 23 
More on snubbers 23 
Capacitors Question 23 
Capacitors & updates 23 
Z-foil 23 
Loading resistors & sockets 23 
Low noise tubes 22 
What Works Where 21 
What are the REAL goals? 21 
Good engineering parctices 21 
Physical attributes of devices matter 21 
The idea that the sum of the parts "quality&q... 21 
It was 13 years back... 21 
Thank you 21 
Tube Selection 10 
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