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How Many Amps Do You Own

Discussion in 'audio' started by ryder, Apr 24, 2022.


How Many Amps Do You Own

  1. One

    32 vote(s)
  2. Two

    35 vote(s)
  3. Three

    29 vote(s)
  4. Four

    20 vote(s)
  5. Five

    17 vote(s)
  6. More than Five

    95 vote(s)
  1. Gervais Cote

    Gervais Cote Predator

    Your speakers !?
  2. brumjam

    brumjam pfm Member

    Neurochrome 86
    Kenwood 700M
    Kenwood 7100
    Kenwood 6100
    Nelson Pass VFET
    Nelson Pass F6
    Couple of broken DHT preamps
  3. mik_rik

    mik_rik pfm Member

    Radford STA15 with SC22p pre
    4x Verdik Q10 mono 's with matching mono pre's
    Promitheus tvc
    Yaqin MS-12b valve preamp (with valve phono stage)
    Rogers HG88mk2 ECL86 valve
    Pioneer SX1250 receiver - weighs 65 lbs and kicks out 160+ watts rms
    2x Pioneer ER420 valve receivers
    Technics SU-V8
    Quad 306
    Audiolab 8000a
    Quad II single amp(Acoustical mono preamp& mono tuner)
    Parmeko 32020 mono valve amp
    MF The Preamp2
    NAD 3120 (I think)
    Technics System 80's - ST-K808 pre & SE-A808power
    Pioneer SA500 and a Sansui 101 ,no idea where they are - will turn up when looking for something else

    Much easier to collect "stuff" than to let it go.
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2022
    nmtjb, Snufkin, Durmbo and 1 other person like this.
  4. paulbysea

    paulbysea pfm Member

    It would have been more if people I know hadn't offered to take a couple off my hands in exchange for some beer tokens. I am very bad at selling gear and usually only do so when a friend connects me with someone looking for what I have lurking unused on a shelf. A plan for this year is to sell some surplus gear.
  5. Yomanze

    Yomanze pfm Member

    I used to have a lot more... probably had around 5x or so amps on rotation at one time around 10yrs ago.

    But I now have 2x: an LFD PA2M (SE) and an Exposure IV.
  6. htm_1968

    htm_1968 pfm Member

    I own two Pass Labs XA100.5 Monoblocks and a Pass Labs XP20 pre, Two Rank Concept Monoblocks, a Project Miaia, an XTZ desktop amp, and a home cinema amp. The kids also all have all-in-one Marantz systems so we have loads of amps.....
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2022
  7. Yivez

    Yivez Active Member

    Main System: Tron Atlantic
    Garage: Quad 303
    Movies: Quad 306

    All good in different ways!
  8. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    In use:
    Croft Integrated Phono

    In storage:
    Densen B100
    Leak ST20
    Fisher 800C

    I'm surprised how much gear some folk have! I guess if I had the space I might accumulate more - as it is I feel a bit guilty having this much unused 'clutter'!
  9. TimF

    TimF pfm Member

    A pair of LinnenberG Allegro mono's, A Naim XS3 integrated, and a pair of Croft Series 7's. Probably could thin down. Nah.
  10. Paul McDonough

    Paul McDonough pfm Member

    I responded with two thinking that we were talking about integrated or power amps, but having now read the thread even if i add in my small collection of pre amps I can see that I some way to go. Clearly i have been far too reserved in my purchases and i should go out and buy, buy, buy!

    Right now where did I see that Musical Fidelity 'muscle Amp' for sale?
    Darren likes this.
  11. LostAtSea

    LostAtSea "33 222 1 222"

    A NobSound, 34/306 & a KEL84
  12. Mike Hanson

    Mike Hanson Lovely!

    • Office (switching back and forth)
      • Avondale NCC300/NCM1 monos
      • Neurochrome Modulus-686 dual mono
    • Office Computer: FrankenAmp dual mono: Naim NAP110 amp boards, Avondale CAP6s, and Hammond 18-0-18V EI-core transformers
    • Family Room: Avondale NCC220(QUDOS)/VBE Voyager monos
    • Bedroom: Avondale NCC200 Stereo with Meanwell SMPS supply
    • Home Theatre: Pioneer VSX-1020 Receiver
    • Kitchen: S.M.S.L. DAC+Integrated
    • Garrage: S.M.S.L. DAC+Integrated
    • In the Wings:
      • Avondale NCC220(QUDOS) dual mono
      • Avondale NCC200 Stereo with linear supply
      • Naim NAP110 upgraded with Avondale NCC200 and 110PS
  13. sls4321

    sls4321 pfm Member

    I voted “one” and on seeing this post realised I have 24 active speakers in the ceilings.
  14. Gervais Cote

    Gervais Cote Predator

    Wait, wait, wait : when you say "In the wings", does that mean "eventually for sale" ?
    (Just giving it a try............) :D
  15. dadgad

    dadgad pfm Member

    I basically have two amps, my 1981 Meridian for the stereo, and a 1990's Technics (recently refurbed by Jez Arkless), doing the TV sound. I have a spare power amp for the Meridian and a Monitor Audio A100 as a spare for the TV system, so that makes 4 in total.
  16. Mike Hanson

    Mike Hanson Lovely!

    Yes, I would be willing to sell some of my amps. Just haven't pushed the START button. Interested in anything?
  17. kneecap

    kneecap pfm Member

    Unison Research s6
    Naim Nait 5si
    Not as different sounding as you might think..
  18. Rosewind

    Rosewind Lost in Translation

    AD Audio Satchmo/EAR 516 (main rig in my study)
    AVM C6M (does minimal duty as a CD-player)
    Leak Stereo 70 (daughter's room)
    Michell Argo HD pre (in livingroom)
    FirstWatt F4 (still unassembled in a box)
  19. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    Question for the peeps with ten amps: are you not tempted to flog a load of them and put the money towards some really amazing kit?
    AnilS and White Zombie like this.
  20. miktec

    miktec unissued

    I have four power amps - two in use and two on 'reserve'.
    Favourite is the ILP modular that I built about 40 years ago and rebuilt in 2019, currently residing in the shed - was very cheap to make but sounds great and is remarkably robust.
    Also love my Quad 303 but currently it's just ornamental - used it for some time with a heavily modified 33.

    Daily use in the house are two integrateds - a Quad Vena (for the desk) and a Cambridge One (linked to TV)

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