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  • ashandger
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    May be their phonostage will be called Schrodinger....perfect for Myles' cat to enjoy!!!

  • tima
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    Chuckle...

    Heisenberg and Schrödinger were both German physcists/theoreticians in the middle of the 20th C working on quantum theory. Each received a Noble prize. (Back when it meant something.)

    Given Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle I found it amusing someone would name an amplifier 'Heisenberg'.

    Schrödinger had a cat.

  • Alex Siufy
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    That was the Sonja XV Jr., which is a scaled-down Sonja XV (like an extreme version of the 2.2, instead of 2.3).

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  • allenh
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    Bill always puts on a good show. His big room with the Sonjas (forget which version) is amazing!

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  • Stereopal
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    Great coverage !! Bravo !!

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  • ashandger
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    Do you mean the Stern preamp? Not familiar with Schrodinger preamp from Audionet?

  • Letsmakeadeal
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    Myles - Thanks for taking the time to cover the show with great pics and commentary.

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  • tima
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    I'm waiting for the Schrödinger preamp.

  • ashandger
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    Many thanks for sharing. Would it be possible for your to share your impressions on the GTT room with Heisenberg amps especially in terms of timbres and microdynamics? thanks

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  • MylesBAstor
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    Hardly! And will only get worse next year.

  • gjm
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    Did you get to see/hear everything? I appreciate it is quite a tall order!

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  • Axpona 2018: End of the Road, Will Snow Prevent Me From Leaving?

    Axpona 2018 Standouts

    Top Five Show Sounds

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    1. GTT Audio lineup:
    YG Acoustics Sonja XV Jr. speakers
    Audionet Heisenberg amplifiers, Stern preamplifier, PAM 2 phonostage
    Kronos turntable
    Air Tight Opus 1 cartridge
    Kubala-Sosna cabling

    2. Quintessence Audio lineup:
    Wilson Audio Alexia 2 Speakers
    Audio Research Reference M160 amplifiers and Reference 6 linestage
    AMG Viella 12 table and 12JT 12-inch Arm
    DS W2 Optical Cartridge system
    Kubala-Sosna cables

    3. Paragon Sight and Sound lineup:
    Wilson Audio Sasha 2 speakers
    Doshi stereo amplifier, Doshi Audio V3.0 Linestage, phonostage and tapestage
    Studer A810 Tape Machine
    Brinkmann Turntable
    Koetsu Jade cartridge
    Transparent Audio Cabling

    4. Precision Audio Video lineup:
    Martin Logan Renaissance ESL 15 speakers
    Constellation Taurus amplifiers, Pictor preamplifier, Andromeda phonostage
    Continuum Obsidian turntable and Viper arm
    Ortofon A95 cartridge

    5. Magico lineup:
    Magico A3 Speakers
    Constellation Taurus stereo amplifier, Pictor preamplifier

    Best new product introductions

    Magico A3 Speakers

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    Doshi Audio Stereo amplifier

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    Audio Research Reference M160 monoblock amplifiers

    Playback Design Dream Series


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    Acoustic Sounds UHQR Jimi Hendrix: Axis: Bold as Love (acid not included)

    Pneupod NP-1 isolators


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    Analogmagik Test Record

    Equipment Would Like to Bring Home


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    Analog: Thales Statement tonearm

    Digital: Playback Designs MPD-8 DAC

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    Electronics: Audionet Heisenberg amplifiers

    Accessory (tie): HRS VXR Audio stand; Analogmagik test LP

    Cables: Kubala-Sosna Realization Series cables

    Budget analog: In The Groove Ultrasonic RCM
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