Best looking Amplifier - Your pick??

Discussion in 'General Audio Discussion' started by drillert450, May 22, 2008.

  1. RuffyLuffy

    RuffyLuffy 100% Japanese FREAAAAAK

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    Rotel RB-5000 / RC-5000 from a German forum

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    And my own Marantz SM-1000

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  2. Bassmantweed

    Bassmantweed Well-Known Member

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    These look like my web servers.
     
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  4. Tower Boss

    Tower Boss Super Member

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    Since a few of my favorites have been mentioned already, Pass Labs for one, I’ll offer up two of additional favorites,

    SS it would be a pair of Accuphase A-60’s

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    Tubed would be a pair of Luxman MB-300’s

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    Regards,
    Mike
     
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  5. marqueemoon

    marqueemoon Gimme indie rock!

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    I like the all business look.

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  6. BostonDave

    BostonDave Lunatic Member

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    My 2 favorite amps at the moment...
     

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  7. fiddlefye

    fiddlefye AK Subscriber Subscriber

    They sound every bit as good as they look.

    My nomination is for the Epicure M1. Not to everyone's taste to be sure, but I really like the combination of the black monolith look with the wood end caps. Very sweet sounding and strong amp as well.
     

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  8. djnagle

    djnagle Lunatic Member

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    Oh, what the hell, I'll vote for myself again....I ain't shy. Here is a pic of the amp I am building at the moment. I am just finalizing the scheem and this is the mock-up for placment.

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    The Luxman and Sansui amps knock me out as well and I am just plain frightened of that tall black thing.
     
  9. BartJY

    BartJY Active Member

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    I gotta admit, it does have it's charms.... :thmbsp:
     
  10. badbadbad

    badbadbad Well-Known Member

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    I think a pic of yours with todays newspaper is in order
     
  11. donberry

    donberry Super Member

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    I have always liked this one
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    and this one has intrigued me
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  12. TerryO

    TerryO Super Member

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    Here's Jeffery Jackson's Amp powering Jon Ver Halen's Lowther/Tone Tubby open baffle speakers at the last VSAC. The base is a sheet of plywood (4x8 ft?).

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    Caucasian Blackplate's Cold War amp, also at VSAC:

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    Two vastly different interpretations of beauty.

    Best Regards,
    TerryO
     
  13. ranf1970

    ranf1970 Aut disce aut discede

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    Japan has some great music/audio magazines! :drool::yes:
     
  14. FrankyF

    FrankyF Active Member

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    I found this, very rare...but love it!

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  15. cableguy

    cableguy In Twang We Trust

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    Of course I am somewhat biased...:smoke:
     
  16. jhoyt

    jhoyt Incomprehensible space llama

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    Did the remote die?
     
  17. OneMalt

    OneMalt Will work for music

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    :lmao::lmao::lmao::lmao:
     
  18. wingzam

    wingzam VIntage audio??

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    My Adcom is so butt ugly i'm tempted to scrap the case and put the chassis under glass..
     

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  19. blackfly

    blackfly Fidelius Claritus

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    Luxman is not too far behind.

    My M 05 is no slouch but I think it would be much nicer with the rack attachments. As usual, thevintageknob.org has a pic that keeps me coming back for a look.
     
  20. blackfly

    blackfly Fidelius Claritus

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    I have the 1024 but I have the 1412, even though the 1312 is the same width.

    But to my mind, the tuner is superlative, and not only looks-wise is it awesome the sound, if given a good signal, is superb.
     

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