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Offline markc2

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How many came from the land of Quickie
« on: October 30, 2017, 07:19:32 AM »
Hello all,

Was wondering how many of you have worked your way up the road from the Quickie and what were the biggest differences from one to an other.

Thanks

Mark

Offline Paul Birkeland

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Re: How many came from the land of Quickie
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2017, 05:47:53 AM »
Good lord, I don't know how I didn't see this post.

The Smash offers the obvious benefits of more line level inputs and outputs, wall power, and all regulated power supplies.  I find the Smash to be quite a bit less microphonic than the Quickie, and the greater available high voltage helps the overall performance of the circuit considerably. It also has way more space for different components if you want to mess with different coupling capacitors.

The Quickie does favor the tube rollers, however, as the 4P1L was made with very good consistency. 

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