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The last phonocorrector: “End of Life" Phonostage 4487 
End of Life 4487 
Do I need to make a chassis in the shape of a coffin? 4487 
Shallow ambitions 4487 
I might unwillingly bring to my home… 4487 
Acronym 4487 
The End of Life Phonostage’s power supply 4475 
"...better and more sophistocated PS" (vs. bad AC) 4475 
The stupid, lousy AC is another subject. 4475 
It is comming along.... 4294 
Now, that's a phono stage! 4294 
The perfect corrector. 4294 
Still noisy but already semi-operational 4294 
The perfect corrector - II 4293 
Here it is: The perfect corrector – III 4292 
Wrong values shown 4291 
The deliberate mistakes? 4291 
330R anode resistors 4291 
The coupling cap in my 'End of the life' phono? 4291 
Nope, it was not ‘keeping anybody on toes’... 4291 
The latest version of the corrector – not heard it yet. (corrected) 4289 
The sentiments behind “End of Life" Phonostage 4289 
Going on from "There" 4289 
Ok, it is already almost there. 4289 
The ET2+EAR-834PT and the ultra-dynamic softness. 4288 
I am semi-ecstatic; my vinyl will be back soon… 4287 
MFA Systems Phonostage 4287 
Good for them. 4287 
Photos of the MFA Systems MC Reference 4287 
A few more 4287 
OK, it is over. Some preliminary follow ups. 4287 
"Lack" of HF, etc. 4286 
“End of Life" Phonostage: what is next? 4286 
Hybridizing 4286 
I love it! 4286 
If I may be a litt;e suggestive..... 4284 
Mica, distortions, MOSFET and the Ocean State. 4284 
SSG 4283 
Of mosfets, caps and distortion. 4283 
USSR SSG 4283 
USSR SSG 4283 
Question for Dima re 2nd stage biasing. 4283 
Fixed bias 4283 
The stunning sound of the phonocorrector. 4283 
More on this, please 4282 
Interesting development! 4282 
One-Story Jack 4282 
Nature's Bias 4282 
The signal passing via the 834PTF-Air… 4282 
Apologies! 4281 
Tunable Y-factor? 4281 
Harmonically-proper vs. harmonically-flexible 4281 
Some comment on the characteristic of air-cap sound. 4276 
The sound of one hand clapping 4276 
The air-caps as an ultimate cap. 4275 
The tempted virtue of the phonostage’s prostitution. 4267 
Clarity vs. VTA vs. Character 4267 
What VTA has to do with phonostage? 4266 
Phonostage vs. VTA 4266 
The 834PTF’s cathode follower: tube vs. SS 4266 
The “End of Life" Phonostage Status…. 4181 
Specific air cap changes 4181 
The air capacitors 'allegations'. 4181 
One tube, two channels? 4181 
The halves of the twin-triodes 4181 
"Crosstalk" 4180 
I just love sound of this phonocorrector. 4139 
To close the book on the correctors subject ... 4118 
"End of Life Phonostage" in Thai 3692 
Sucks! 3620 
Is God's phonostage better than Romy's? It is now! 3619 
Um, what? 3619 
Alternative Transformer 3619 
Sorry to have upset your sensitive self, Reggie. 3619 
A stimulation by Gog's fiction? 3619 
Hmmm,I suspect 3619 
The "End of Life Phonostage” is back. 3611 
My "End of Live" vesrion. 3599 
The 100Hz hum? 3599 
Hum “disconnecting trick” 3599 
Right grounding configuration for PS, corrector and transformer assembly. 3599 
The hum is drooped significantly! 3598 
Generally the phonocorrector has very low noise. 3598 
DIY Air-Caps? 3598 
Capacitors 3595 
Hum again. 3574 
Hm, again.... 3574 
Tribute MC iron 3289 
Changing loads 3285 
I do not do adjustable loading. 3285 
Sound degradation vs proper loading 3284 
Loading on primary? 3284 
Anticipating the needs 3284 
CCS heating? 3247 
2nd stage bias mystery 3130 
It is true but it negligible. 3130 
V2 biasing continued 3129 
Works +/- properly 3128 
To cheat or not to (ccs)heat 3128 
My assault 3101 
What, No Breadboard? 3101 
Don't laugh too loud... 3101 
So far it is good. 3101 
Your 50 is my 60 (buzz-kill) 3101 
The assembly and the buzz 3100 
Make sure that your LC filtration works properly. 3100 
Caps and chokes 3100 
The price of fame 3100 
Tribute 3100 
About the last distraction cap and transformers. 3100 
Schematics 3100 
Traces 3100 
Moving Magnet 3100 
Barcelona? 230V? Hm, ....matchmaking? 3100 
Cat smells fish? 3099 
I enjoyed soldering maybe when I was 15... 3099 
How my phonostage shall sound. 3099 
In the box 3099 
Schematics II 3099 
A few comments. 3099 
Miscelanea 3099 
I am surprised. 3099 
Don't be 3098 
It is not about power supply. 3098 
EMI/RFI madness 3098 
Drinking in Modulation 3098 
The stupid 5uF cap on AC side 3098 
Finito 3097 
It is only partially outside the context. 3097 
A corrector with an EQ controll 3096 
There is EQ control and there are multiple curves. 3096 
Corresponding to ? 3096 
A German guy take on 834PT. 3069 
Qualitat 3068 
The baby is sick 3024 
Last Cleaning? 3024 
Mine too... 3024 
To fight with hum in phonostages is fan. 3024 
What the hell is going on!!! 3024 
...air-caps dirty.... 3023 
Too obvious perhaps ... 3023 
Hum points 3023 
Beats and pieces. 3023 
What else? 3023 
Suggestion for the phonocorrector problem 3023 
I do not think that it is electrical. 3023 
Veggie ham 3023 
Do phonocorrector first then transformers. 3022 
Holly idiocy! 3021 
Yes sir 3019 
I think your game is not over. 3019 
More ham 3019 
Route(s) to Ground 3019 
Grounding arrangement 3018 
Ground Thoughts 3017 
0A2 Question 3017 
Where is the Bolt? 3017 
Gas tubes in the phonostage 3017 
"End of Live" tube set 3017 
GND plane 3017 
That crazy 7025. 3017 
Distributed bolt 3017 
Amperex ECC83 3017 
Amperex "Bugle Boy". 3017 
ECC83 Amperex picture 3017 
More "Ground" vs. "Neutral" 3017 
More findings 3016 
EMF and "Split" "Grounds" 3016 
Grounding, tarnnies and diodes 3015 
Again with the "Neutral" Explanation... 3015 
Grounding and trannies 3015 
Ignorance is bliss... 3013 
Shakey DIY Basics 3013 
Poor photographer 3013 
Spare the Oxen... 3013 
Is SiC sick? 3011 
Possible, so what? 3011 
If you dont want to hear the bell... 3010 
Seek and you’ll find. 3010 
Filament 3010 
Filament considerations 3010 
Air caps?Buffer? 3010 
Exorcisms 2964 
Floating? 2963 
Twitchy signal tube and amp interactions 2956 
Toilet ham 2956 
The Shield 2955 
It is hard to say. 2955 
Fake bugle/teles 2955 
Never again. 2955 
Bingo! 2946 
Total current per channel 2939 
Stay with capacitive filtration for B+ for this init. 2939 
I like iron 2939 
Choke ringing 2939 
Ringing 2939 
Ringing is a BS reason. 2939 
Choke ringing again 2938 
What ringing? 2938 
Ring-ring 2938 
Fight Fire with Fire? 2938 
TT Rider 2938 
Snubbers and motors 2937 
Nice idea... 2937 
B+ 2937 
Shielded Interconnect 2937 
IC shields 2934 
The horrors of calibration 2782 
Floating Away 2782 
Ground is +/- understood 2781 
"Calibrate"??? 2781 
The self-serving calibrations. 2780 
Fighting with RIAA 2780 
The Usual 2780 
That's it! 2780 
Parts Location 2780 
Lush layout 2779 
Pinging Stitch/Syntax 2731 
It might be very impressive 2731 
To be clear 2731 
Shall I co? 2730 
Parts 2730 
I do not, it sounds interesting but… 2730 
What does it mean? 2730 
Come on! 2730 
Is it because secrecy gains females loud applause? 2730 
It's A Big'un, All Right 2730 
EAR polite recess 2730 
Power sequencing? 2700 
Some Sort of Off-Only HV Shunt? 2700 
3 Position switch 2699 
How true... 2699 
DIY Failsafe 2699 
Switch.. 2674 
Calibration problem 2649 
Resolved 2646 
Looks good 2645 
Fat LF 2645 
Loading Up 2645 
SUT's 2645 
Shunt regulation 2564 
Application dependent 2564 
Silvercore SUT's ? 2532 
It migh be an interesting company. 2532 
Amo/silver 2532 
From a Satisfied User of a Ready-made Item 2532 
Silver considerations 2532 
Again With the Amo 2532 
Silver path 2532 
The “secret” will be never revealed... 2532 
The Path of Least Resistance 2531 
(Not so) silver path con'ed 2531 
Foil 2531 
Amalgamated Phono Stage 2531 
Audiopedophile's hell 2531 
In da house 2530 
Consistent anality 2529 
Right 2529 
A speculation 2527 
Mone on silver Trabants 2526 
Parts Ag 2526 
Trabant done in pure silver 2526 
Too Soft and Brittle? 2526 
Silver swamp 2526 
In the Long Run 2526 
2RM? 2521 
Where's the Effing Cable Thread When We Need It? 2521 
DIY 2520 
95%? 2520 
More on that 2520 
"Partly Unshielded" Arm Wire 2520 
Fully shielded 2520 
Interesting 2520 
End of Life Phonostage… is breeding. 1716 
Creative people 1716 
Copyright air-cap RIAA... 1716 
It is what it is. 1715 
I Guess We Just Don't Understand Economics 1715 
Gray market 1715 
Mix up 1714 
The Thorsten’s mark. 1714 
Sound beats engeneering 1121 
Engineering Crap 1121 
Its not that it sounds "better" 1121 
Burn, motherf....r, burn! 618 
Bypass Schottky by Snubber 33 
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