A friend of mine wants a valve power amp to drive some full range floorstanding speakers that are 3 way and quite efficient. He is probably looking for 25W + with good bass. He has a Tube Technology Unisis (EL84) and is not loving it.
I was thinking Beard P50 or P100, or a EL34 type amp.
No more than £1K.
Any other thoughts?
Art Audio Quintet is a nice EL34, built like a brick and should be available within budget. I was not a big fan of the TTU either.
Who is currently wearing that out?
5 at a push, shove and oiling.
Plenty of people have used it as a power amp by setting the volume to full.
That’s Des’ one, cheaper direct in the classifieds here.
Yea just max the volume pot.
Or he can back it off a little if he has a high gain pre.
The possibilities are endless. Remember to use a mains cable of sufficient quality though.
Looks nice. May be a bit speedy for a P35 though.