New Schiit / Preamps and Power Amp (was Putting the Schiit Signal Up)

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  1. zonto

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    Freya looks more interesting than I was expecting. At that price, no reason not to add it and try it out.
     
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    Oh fuck. Do two of those amps fit side by side on a standard 17.75" rack?!?
     
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    Is that a Mojo2 chassis on top? That's some smart Schiit...
     
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    Of course it's a 1999 blurry digital camera pic :rolleyes: maybe its a fake :D

    Edited for tone & how I meant it, do appreciate the 1st pic!
     
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    Excellent. Schiit Vidar will become the NAD 3020 of the 21th century, except with even more power!! And balanced tube preamp with remote for only 700$. Holy Schiit.
     
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    Mojo2 only has one tube per channel. That looks like 4 total. I would think it's their preamp.
     
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    Form factor, not actual product. (It's the Freya.)
     
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    The NAD comparison is a good one. They nailed the budget/quality balance back in the day. I've got a NAD 3125 feeding some Miccas at work. Similar aesthetic - minimal and sturdy.
     
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    I'm super excited for the Freya. One question, it looks from the pic that the quad 6SN7 are pretty close together.
    Do you think it will accept ST shaped 6sn7?
     
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    What is that ROON ready stuff at the bottom? Is it sitting on top of a product? Hard to tell...
     
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    Salk's streamer advertising ROON support.
     
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    funny how head-fi tv doesn't have any preview of the new schiits?
     
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    Yeah, I thought that. It just looks like a Mojo2 chassis.
     
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    Preamp. Looks interesting. 6SN7 tubes (not crappy 9 pin junk).

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    3020 was an integrated amp. Vidar is a power amp that needs a separate preamp. Not really the same thing.
     
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    ^^^ The Saga looks like a Jot with a tube (or 2?) sticking out...
     
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    Just one question on the Freya.. Is it better to leave it powered up 24x7 or shutdown when not using? From a tube longevity/cost of operation stand point.

    I have zero experience with tubes(except CRT monitors)

    Also which type of speakers would perform optimal with the kind of power that the stereo vidar does.
     
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    Leave it off otherwise filaments wear out (think light bulb). Tube gear takes 15 minutes to warm up. In the meantime, don't forget your 6SN7s. I like the black triangle plates. Don't overpay. $15-$18 per tube is about right. A lot of expensive stuff sounds different, or flat out weird, rather than better.

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