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  1. Further information: Reviews galore on the web!!! https://www.soundstageaustralia.com/index.php/reviews/378-vermouth-audio-reference-cables http://www.enjoythemusic.com/magazine/equipment/0821/Vermouth_Audio_Reference_Cables_Review.htm https://theaudiobeatnik.com/review-vermouth-audio-cables-part-2/ http://highfidelity.pl/@main-910&lang=en https://www.av2day.com/2020/06/vermouth-reference-rca-interconnect-cable/ Photos: PLEASE READ If you include any reference to pricing whatsoever in this section (excluding RRP), your ad will not be approved If you are advertising multiple items, you must post one bulk price only, or post seperate ads for each item If you don't include photographs of the actual item being sold, your ad will not be approved You understand that upon successful sale of your item it is expected you pay Seller's Fees. - if you have previously sold items and not made a contribution, your advertisement may not be approved.
  2. Further information: Too small for me. Only worn a handful of times. Photos: PLEASE READ If you include any reference to pricing whatsoever in this section (excluding RRP), your ad will not be approved If you are advertising multiple items, you must post one bulk price only, or post seperate ads for each item If you don't include photographs of the actual item being sold, your ad will not be approved You understand that upon successful sale of your item it is expected you pay Seller's Fees. - if you have previously sold items and not made a contribution, your advertisement may not be approved.
  3. Noise floor on the Abbas is as good any SS unit that i had. That includes a 12k Spec Phono. The noisiest part of the Abbas is the tube noise, but it can only be heard when you put your ears about 10cm away. When playing clean records the Abbas does not have any surface noise. Mind you i am using a 4.5k phasmation cart, so the cart contributes a lot to the low noise. Anyone who has any issue with surface noise i would suggest in getting a very good RCM machine. Dont waste money in upgrading phono stage unless you have clean records.
  4. Item: Meze Silver cable Price Range: Fair price Item Condition: New or Used Extra Info: Please don't forget to report your post as FOUND when possible. (You can delete this text before pressing Submit).
  5. Happy to report that the Dac with more than 500 hrs on it has opened up beautifully. The bass no longer sound shunted. Around 350 hrs i did feel the upper mids was a bit aggressive, but now has tamed down to a point where it just has a bit of forwardness to the sound which makes it such an exciting listen. Overall the dac really excels in communicating music. All the details, bass etc are there but it all sounds so natural. At this point i m very happy with how the mods has increased the quality of an already outstanding dac. I still feel that the dac has not fully broken in yet. Any improvements from now is pure bonus. Thumbs up to Bryan for his patience and great expertise.
  6. Hello Gav Good to hear from you. Its been a long and rocky road with the upgraded dac. The first day I got the dac back it sounded really muffled and diffused. Over the next 7 days, the dac improved but i could not stand to listen to it for more than 10 mins. Something sounded off. Main culprit was a lack of ease to the music and mostly the bass sounded held back. Spoke to Byran who assured me that my experience correlated to his experience. According to Bryan he did similar mods to a Oto amp and when he first fired up the amp he thought he wired something incorrectly for it sounded out of phase. From what Bryan and what i have read on the net, it will take another 2 weeks of 24/7 with signal for the dac properly burn in. Atm i am listening to the dac briefly at night via Lumin U1, Riveria AIC 10 headphone amp and Grado GS3000e. The dac has not wowed me yet. For someone who has never heard of my dac, they would probably be quite impressed with its current sound. But i have had this dac for over 5 years and know it very well. Am looking forward to fast forward 2 weeks to hear the results. Stay tuned.
  7. Just got my Dac back yesterday . A big shout out to Bryan who did an excellent job on the mods. The dac internally looks factory fresh. Had a listen yesterday after a 12 hr burn in. To be honest the sound is very underwhelming atm. But that is be expected. A full transplant of resistors, caps, digital cable, power cable and iec will need a few weeks to settle in. Bryan expressed the the niobium’s will be the longest to burn in. Can’t wait for the burn in period to finish!!!!
  8. Power cabling will be soldered onto IEC plug vs clips on original dac
  9. Nearly finished. Just some AN D copper power cable and Furutech IEC to go. Can’t wait to get it back.
  10. Muon Bryan says hi back. Also thanks again mate for your help in shipping Abbas phono down last time.!
  11. Some of the caps were too big so it had to go underneath the board
  12. I have a coke bottle mullard which i will try. A mate has a GEC which he will lend me next time. XLR8or, do you use an AN dac?
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