LDRx/LDRxB Passive Preamp Tour - 2014/2015

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« Reply #40 on: 18 Oct 2014, 11:54 pm »
Not so sure about wise. As that I might not be able to afford the high zoot version, it might be more a case of masochism. At any rate, I'd like to be able to sample the max example to hear if I can discern, or my system has the resolution,  to perceive the improvement.

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« Reply #41 on: 19 Oct 2014, 10:06 pm »
I'd LOVE to get on the audition list if possible!

I'm in NH.

Thanks,

audiogoober

Ok. 1 more. Back to all full up at 14.  :thumb:

1) drmike
2) ZAKski288
3) jtwrace
4) PeteG
5) dnewcomer
6) WiredNut
7) Rubbbq
8t) konut
9) werd
10) mamba315
11) ZLS
12) cloudbaseracer
13) jtsnead
14) audiogoober

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« Reply #42 on: 19 Oct 2014, 11:27 pm »
Ok. 1 more. Back to all full up at 14.  :thumb:

1) drmike
2) ZAKski288
3) jtwrace
4) PeteG
5) dnewcomer
6) WiredNut
7) Rubbbq
8t) konut
9) werd
10) mamba315
11) ZLS
12) cloudbaseracer
13) jtsnead
14) audiogoober

Thanks! 

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Re: LDRx/LDRxB Passive Preamp Tour - 2014/2015
« Reply #43 on: 21 Nov 2014, 07:24 pm »
Just a quick update on the LDRxB tour. I expect to free up an LDRxB over the next week or so such that we'll be kicking off the tour around the first week of December.

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Re: LDRx/LDRxB Passive Preamp Tour - 2014/2015
« Reply #44 on: 8 Dec 2014, 03:52 am »
Is it too late to add me to the list?  I am using KSA 200S, BAT VK500, BAT VK75SE and Blue Eye digital power amplifiers.  I am from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Thanks.

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« Reply #45 on: 8 Dec 2014, 04:23 am »
Please let me know if there is any more room on the tour. Chicago is a lovely place for gear to stop.

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« Reply #46 on: 12 Dec 2014, 02:15 pm »
Please let me know if there is any more room on the tour. Chicago is a lovely place for gear to stop.

I've had one cancellation so I can add you in. That closes out the tour list at 14.

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Is it too late to add me to the list?  I am using KSA 200S, BAT VK500, BAT VK75SE and Blue Eye digital power amplifiers.  I am from Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Thanks.

Benzmerc, I appreciate your interest but shipping a 9-10 pound box internationally using insured express shipping typically costs $150 each way not to mention the complexities of customs, duty, VAT etc. This makes including international participates impractical for a tour like this. I did concede to add one Canadian participant and hopefully that won't prove too difficult or costly.

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This list stands as follows. Kicking off the tour has now slipped into December. First priority has been shipping available units out to customers and we sold out of our first batch of balanced units and are starting to build our second batch so....soon....soon.

1) drmike
2) ZAKski288
3) jtwrace
4) PeteG
5) dnewcomer
6) roscoeiii
7) Rubbbq
8t) konut
9) werd
10) mamba315
11) ZLS
12) cloudbaseracer
13) jtsnead
14) audiogoober

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« Reply #47 on: 4 Jan 2015, 01:28 am »
The time has finally come to kick off the tour. I will have an LDRxB ready to ship out next week. The week of Jan 5th. I will be sending out a PM to all of you with a link to a google docs spreadsheet that we'll use to keep a running list of the tour group including name, address, email, phone etc. Only members of the tour will have access to this. Once I have all of the addresses I'll determine the tour sequence with the goal of minimizing  shipping distances/cost/time. Let me know if you have any questions.

The 2015 Tour Is On!  :thumb:

Cheers,
Morten

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« Reply #48 on: 4 Jan 2015, 02:37 am »
werd - if you're out there and see this note please contact me via morten@tortugaaudio.com. I'm not able to get a PM through to you.

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« Reply #49 on: 5 Jan 2015, 03:12 pm »
Thank  you for sending me your contact info. Still waiting on contact info from 3 participants. I can't reach "werd" via PM. If anyone knows werd or how to reach him please advise.

1) drmike  :D
2) ZAKski288  :D
3) jtwrace  :D
4) PeteG  :D
5) dnewcomer  :D
6) roscoeiii  :scratch:
7) Rubbbq  :scratch:
8t) konut  :D
9) werd  :scratch: (AC says you are not receiving PMs )
10) mamba315 :D
11) ZLS  :D
12) cloudbaseracer  :D
13) jtsnead  :D
14) audiogoober  :D

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« Reply #50 on: 13 Jan 2015, 02:53 pm »
The tour LDRxB unit ships out today to jtwrace (JW, you'll be receiving a shipping tracking notice later this AM). The tour unit has both the Cardas XLR jacks and the Neotech silver audio hookup wire. It has the software (pre-release Rev 1.2.3) that was developed as part of the work we've been doing on the LDR3x.V2.1 controller board the past 2 months but the boards are V2. Since most of the benefit of the V2.1 development effort has turned out to be software driven, this unit is close to the best we have to offer at present. I'm listening to it as I write this and it sounds wonderful.

Enjoy!
Morten

** The Batting Order **
1) jtwrace  :D
2) cloudbaseracer  :D
3) jtsnead  :D
4) audiogoober  :D
5) ZLS  :D
6) ZAKski288  :D
7) dnewcomer  :D
7+1) mamba315 :D
9) PeteG  :D
10) konut  :D
11) drmike  :D

** Missing In Action ** (have not heard back from you)
a) roscoeiii  :scratch:
b) Rubbbq  :scratch:
c) werd  :scratch: (AC says you are not receiving PMs )


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« Reply #51 on: 13 Jan 2015, 02:56 pm »
Sweet!  Looking forward to it.   :thumb:

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« Reply #52 on: 13 Jan 2015, 05:35 pm »
We have one less MIA so here's the updated tour list. If I don't hear from the remaining MIA's in another week or so I have replacements waiting in the wings.

** The Batting Order **
1) jtwrace  :D
2) cloudbaseracer  :D
3) jtsnead  :D
4) audiogoober  :D
5) ZLS  :D
6) roscoeiii  :D
7) ZAKski288  :D
7+1) dnewcomer  :D
9) mamba315 :D
10) PeteG  :D
11) konut  :D
12) drmike  :D

** Missing In Action ** (have not heard back from you)

b) Rubbbq  :scratch:
c) werd  :scratch: (AC says you are not receiving PMs )


The tour LDRxB unit ships out today to jtwrace (JW, you'll be receiving a shipping tracking notice later this AM). The tour unit has both the Cardas XLR jacks and the Neotech silver audio hookup wire. It has the software (pre-release Rev 1.2.3) that was developed as part of the work we've been doing on the LDR3x.V2.1 controller board the past 2 months but the boards are V2. Since most of the benefit of the V2.1 development effort has turned out to be software driven, this unit is close to the best we have to offer at present. I'm listening to it as I write this and it sounds wonderful.

Enjoy!
Morten

** The Batting Order **
1) jtwrace  :D
2) cloudbaseracer  :D
3) jtsnead  :D
4) audiogoober  :D
5) ZLS  :D
6) ZAKski288  :D
7) dnewcomer  :D
7+1) mamba315 :D
9) PeteG  :D
10) konut  :D
11) drmike  :D

** Missing In Action ** (have not heard back from you)
a) roscoeiii  :scratch:
b) Rubbbq  :scratch:
c) werd  :scratch: (AC says you are not receiving PMs )

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Re: LDRx/LDRxB Passive Preamp Tour - 2014/2015
« Reply #53 on: 17 Jan 2015, 10:02 pm »
The first LDRxB 2015 tour review is in by jtwrace: http://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=131745.msg1394681#msg1394681   :thumb:

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« Reply #54 on: 18 Jan 2015, 03:32 pm »
Arrives to cloudbaseracer on Tuesday.

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Re: LDRx/LDRxB Passive Preamp Tour - 2014/2015
« Reply #55 on: 20 Jan 2015, 04:27 pm »
Going forward lets try to use this topic solely for coordination regarding the tour. To post your impressions, if you're so inclined, please use this topic: http://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=131745.0

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« Reply #56 on: 21 Jan 2015, 12:36 am »
This might be helpful for those on the tour too. 


 

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« Reply #57 on: 21 Jan 2015, 01:07 am »
Indeed. Also, I'm painfully aware that we need something resembling a laminated one page summary of this remote graphic combined with a detailed explanation of each remote button, command, control mode etc. With the imminent release of version 2.1.0 of the controller firmware a clear guide is even more critical since there are now more ways than ever to get lost with the remote.   :?


This might be helpful for those on the tour too. 
 

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« Reply #58 on: 27 Jan 2015, 02:34 am »
Just heard from cloudbaseracer. He will be shipping the tour unit off to jtsnead next. Onwards!  :thumb:

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« Reply #59 on: 31 Jan 2015, 01:05 pm »
cloudbaseracer is shipping the the tour preamp off to audiogoober next.