Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby Superman » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:11 am

TheAnalogSource wrote:nice impression Philip, i will reserve mine for the linestage to later. In the meantime....

....spent the Eid Fitr holiday with a Minimax Phono delivery. That blue light should be familiar by now.
Ofcourse, the now traditional whiskey shot after setup is a must. :lol: :lol: :lol: :drunk: it's a 5L black this time haha

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maraming salamat attorney ;) 8)


Kilala ko ito ah! Congrats to our lawyer friend! :D
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby karlcastillo » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:22 pm

Thanks Noly. Thanks Jen.

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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby Superman » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:38 pm

Congratulations, bro! Hope to visit you soon! :D
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Another One Bites the Max...

Postby jadis » Mon Aug 04, 2014 5:01 pm

And another one gone, and another one gone.
Another one bites the MAX...(It's beginning to sound like a 'broken record')
:D


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Are you happy, are you satisfied?
How long can you stand the heat?
Out of the doorway the bullets rip
To the sound of the beat

THUD THUD THUD

Another one bites the max

THUD THUD THUD

Another one bites the max

THUD THUD THUD
Another one bites the max

THUD THUD THUD
Another one bites the max


With due apologies to Queen...Again... :lol:
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby dimfer » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:15 am

I can imagine the great Jadis doing some Freddie Mercury strut..l thud... thud..thud
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby jadis » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:25 am

dimfer wrote:I can imagine the great Jadis doing some Freddie Mercury strut..l thud... thud..thud


In my dreams, Ding. I've dreamed of being a rock star a few times. A soft rock star. Not the metallic type. :lol:
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby TheAnalogSource » Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:23 am

tamad na ko magbenta netong minimax... paulit ulit na lang...

bring new unit out of box, connect wires, start playing records, then an embarrassing moment of silence followed by teary eyes of joy and some explanation while choking....tas libre inum and/or kain na...minsan me pasalubong pa pauwi. hirap maging seller noh hehe

walang ka-challenge-challenge dito sa minimax.....

here is the latest victim...
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oh i almost forgot...the day after, you get text something like this.... :$

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congrats to the new owner. and enjoy the analog bliss :)
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby jadis » Fri Oct 10, 2014 3:11 pm

TheAnalogSource wrote:
here is the latest victim...
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Oh, the latest one to bite the 'max has an ET2, my ex flame... :clap: :lol:
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby TheAnalogSource » Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:40 am

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The AudioTechnica turntable just came in for some supping up works. Guess what? It brought home the Minimax and the Glider as its new found companion. :)
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Mundorf and the Max

Postby jadis » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:15 pm

THE MAX CAN STILL BE MAX'ED... :lol:

Many many months ago, Mang Mandy shared with me pictures of his Minimax Phono, in which he substituted the factory supplied caps in the inputs to Mundorf's Silver Gold Oil caps. He reported many areas of improvements just by substituting 2 caps, the ones pictured below in white, labelled MultiCap:

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Into the black colored Mundorf Silver Gold Oil caps.

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I told Morita about the experience of Mang Mandy and after so much delay, finally, we set up a day to substitute not only 2, but 6 caps in the signal path, here all colored in white.

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Into 6 black colored Mundorf Silver Gold oil caps.

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We then tested the phono stage at Audio Amplified's showroom in Libis just to make sure all is working well, and yes, both channels do have sound. :D Then we packed it up, for Morita to perform some serious 24/7 burn in of the brand new Max which has been 'max'ed' even more by the new German caps.

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He will bring it to my place for a Clash of the Clans showdown, and to attack my Mullard laced Minimax with his Mundorf'ed unit. Mahilig sa combat talaga si Pat. :lol: I will report only when my unit trounces his. :D :D
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby Superman » Fri Feb 13, 2015 7:15 am

Nice!
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby jadis » Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:49 am

Superman wrote:Nice!


Thanks Jen. You can have the Munforf'ed unit. :devil:
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Enter the Red Tips

Postby jadis » Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:01 pm

TO THE MAXXXXXXXXXX.... :D

Morita ordered a pair of red tipped Telefunken 802s for his Minimax Line stage, and when they arrived yesterday he asked me to test it in my own Mini Line.

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For my initial impressions, I have to quote Robin and say Holy Atomic Pile!!! :o :o :o The German Blitzkrieg surprised the British defense. Kakabili ko lang ng Mullard Long Plates. $%^&^*%*%^+%*^%!!! ;(
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby Superman » Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:50 pm

jadis wrote:
Superman wrote:Nice!


Thanks Jen. You can have the Munforf'ed unit. :devil:



SURE! :emo:
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Re: Mundorf and the Max

Postby kitaro » Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:42 am

jadis wrote:THE MAX CAN STILL BE MAX'ED... :lol:

He will bring it to my place for a Clash of the Clans showdown, and to attack my Mullard laced Minimax with his Mundorf'ed unit. Mahilig sa combat talaga si Pat. :lol: I will report only when my unit trounces his. :D :D


Any news on a Clash of the Clan showdown? Soooo quiet. Does it imply that the Mundorf'ed unit defeats the Mullard laced Minimax with no sweat? :?:
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby TheAnalogSource » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:45 am

I'm not sure if any of the upgrade will increase performance though I've been happy with my all stock several years now.
However, I'm happy to announce that there is already a SUPERMAX with a red tip 802s to boot.

Congrats Jen. Wish you Analog Bliss [WHITE SMILING FACE]

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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby Superman » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:51 am

TheAnalogSource wrote:I'm not sure if any of the upgrade will increase performance though I've been happy with my all stock several years now.
However, I'm happy to announce that there is already a SUPERMAX with a red tip 802s to boot.

Congrats Jen. Wish you Analog Bliss [WHITE SMILING FACE]

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Thank you very much, Noly! Owe you bigtime! :D

Cannot deny, nameplate sticker attached hahaha! Meaning: THIS IS A KEEPER! :D
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Re: Mundorf and the Max

Postby jadis » Sat Mar 26, 2016 5:15 pm

kitaro wrote:
jadis wrote:THE MAX CAN STILL BE MAX'ED... :lol:

He will bring it to my place for a Clash of the Clans showdown, and to attack my Mullard laced Minimax with his Mundorf'ed unit. Mahilig sa combat talaga si Pat. :lol: I will report only when my unit trounces his. :D :D


Any news on a Clash of the Clan showdown? Soooo quiet. Does it imply that the Mundorf'ed unit defeats the Mullard laced Minimax with no sweat? :?:


It was quick and easy. And it's all a matter of taste. I personally didn't hear any traits that dramatically swept me off my feet on the Mundorf'ed unit. It's clean, clear and concise in its musical delivery, but without the lusty flavor of my Mullard tubes, as it used the stock tubes. I didn't feel like I needed more cleanliness in my sound, so I didn't MD'ed mine anymore. Let's put it this way, I am very much satisfied with my tube flavoring. :)
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby jadis » Sat Mar 26, 2016 5:18 pm

Superman wrote:
TheAnalogSource wrote:I'm not sure if any of the upgrade will increase performance though I've been happy with my all stock several years now.
However, I'm happy to announce that there is already a SUPERMAX with a red tip 802s to boot.

Congrats Jen. Wish you Analog Bliss [WHITE SMILING FACE]

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Thank you very much, Noly! Owe you bigtime! :D

Cannot deny, nameplate sticker attached hahaha! Meaning: THIS IS A KEEPER! :D


You're a few years delayed on your speed, Superman, but it's better than never. :D Congrats on your 'max. And btw, I think Nols meant red tip 83, not 802. :)
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Re: Eastern Electric MINIMAX Phono and Line Preamps

Postby Superman » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:06 pm

Thank you, sir! You're one of the SULSUL-tants! :D
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