JE Labs Full Function Preamp
2x 76s and 2x 6SN7s for line stage,
2x 6SL7s for phono stage, and 1x 5U4 for rectification
Tekman and Kiwame CC resistors, Obligato Jensen, and MOD PIO caps
Completed on 07/14/12
have recently solf this preamplifier to Sean Mooney of NY. This is what he had to say about this preamp. Notice the 2A3 amp
hooked up to the preamp...
I am just wrapping
up a long listening session, which I'm reluctant to end, except that tomorrow morning
will come too soon. I've gone through at least a dozen records, to get a sense of changes I'm hearing in the system across
a range of familiar music. The only problem is I'm listening to the music so intently, that I'm wandering into music outside
of where I would normally go for audiophile purposes. So, this isn't really an evaluation of the system, rather simply a declaration
that I'm having a terrific time listening to music, rather than the system. This is, of course, a good sign that the system
Anyway, I feel very lucky indeed to have your wonderful preamp
in my system, which has been pretty much transformed by it. I'm also very pleased to let you know that before it arrived,
on a completely random stroke of luck, I found a 2A3 amplifier that Joseph Esmilla personally built, back when he was working
with Angela Instruments, apparently, that someone locally was selling. It was too good to be true, so now I am listening to
this as well. It is indeed a completely different system than I expected to find myself with. I'm including a picture here
so you can see the whole arrangement. The amp is enormous, as you can see.
write more about everything later, but just wanted to share this much with you. Thanks again for your expert craftsmanship,
and for your kindness.
All the best,