#1
I'm looking to buy a record player and buy some of my favourite records and buy a valve (tube) amp and good speakers. Any recommendations of brands to buy?

I had considered buying a 20w mesa boogie poweramp and using it for both (with seperate preamps obviously) but i dont know if that is feasible.
#4
Quote by captaincrunk
You don't want tube for audio applications.


I do. Ive tried valve amps with hifi gear before and they sound amazing.
#5
Quote by captaincrunk
You don't want tube for audio applications.


Most wrong statement in the world.


I'm not too up on whats a good amp these days, anything by mcintosh will be good, but hella expensive.


But hey, if your going vintage records, why not vintage amplification?. A Phase Linear 700b is a beast of an amp. Its not Tube, but you can get a good condition one for about $700 and still have extremely good sound.
Music Man JP6 BFR
Music Man JP6
Mesa Boogie Nomad 100 (selling soon to fund a Mark V)
#6
Quote by MLilienthal
A poweramp made for guitar specifically won't sound good for playing records through


poweramps arent made specifically for guitar, they are used for PA and many applications.
#7
that particular tube amp MIGHT not sound bad for general purpose audio applications like listening to music and the like.. but i think you'd be hard pressed to find a set of full range speakers that'd match its output and ohm rating.

Tube hifi are usually quite a bit more expensive, but far sexier and have the more standard speaker connections



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#9
Quote by Sir-Shredalot
poweramps arent made specifically for guitar, they are used for PA and many applications.

haha you're right i'm tired and not thinking today sorry