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RMAF 2018: Troy Audio, Twin AV, Triode; big speakers, big sound

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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Troy Audio was presenting at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest and just like last year, they had great success in keeping their exhibit room as one of the most visited, and well regarded.

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Troy Audio had two systems: The first was made up of Triode Corporation tube electronics, a preamplifier and power amplifier using 300B tubes at just 8 watts. The digital source was an Esoteric CD transport, while the DAC was the small giant DAC212SE from DiDIT High End.

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RMAF 2017: Thrax, EnKlein, and Audio Den draw listeners in

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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EnKlein head music.

It’s not intentional, but I’m afraid I am making a habit of keeping the Thrax Audio people from their dinner during major shows.

I first heard the brand near the end of a day at AXPONA 2016 in Chicago. Doors were closing and locks were clicking, but I was determined to get in one more room. I heard the unmistakable tone of Chet Baker’s trumpet wafting from a corner in the lobby and ducked in before the hosts could power down for the evening.… Read the full article

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