Tag Archives: 300b

Review: Audio Note Meishu Silver Signature integrated amplifier

When an amplifier takes two men to move it, you could start to question your choice in amplifiers… but not me. I knew I was on to something truly special. The fact that Audio Note dealer, whiskey confidante, and bon vivant Don Thorne had taken the time (and considerable effort) lugging the behemoth Meishu Silver Signature integrated amplifier all the

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Review: Woo Audio WA5LE v2 vacuum tube headphone amplifier

Woo Audio offers a remarkably deep bench for those headphonistas interested in vacuum tube amplifiers. But when it comes to the 300b, arguably the finest audio tube the world has ever known, Woo Audio has only a couple of options. Aside from the monoblocks, that is. Those are something … different. The first is the WA5, an amplifier that Frank Iacone of HeadphoneGuru, reviewed for us

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Woo Audio WA5 300B Amplifier

by Frank Iacone Woo Audio is a family business founded by Wei Wu and his two sons and the company has been making amplifiers in New York for the past 10 years. Wei has been designing tube amplifiers for over forty years; his sons Jack and Zhivong also design and build amplifiers, though Jack’s main responsibility is to market and promote

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RMAF 2013: BorderPatrol and Volti Audio

My Volti Audio/BorderPatrol room experience at RMAF wasn’t exactly new as I’ve previously had most of this gear in my home. At the same time, even. Which may not entirely explain why my eyes nearly popped out of their sockets at the sound I was hearing coming from the RMAF setup. Holy [expletive deleted]!

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System Two: BorderPatrol Arrives

About 3 years ago at the first Capital AudioFest, I got my first chance at see and hear BorderPatrol gear. Last year, I got to spend some “quality time” with them and Living Voice loudspeakers. And over the last year, I’ve had a couple more opportunities to visit with BorderPatrol‘s Gary Dews and his amplifiers. I suppose this qualifies as

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