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absence, the Pure Class A, single- potential. We fitted the low distortion
ended triode Audio Amplifier design 6SN7GTA to the powerful 6BL7GT to
which used minimalist circuitry in a give you Unprecedented Dynamic
simplified design with no global bloom At Last.
negative feedback so as to produce
the most natural tone quality from the Shown below is the 6BL7GT Dual
Audio signal was the mainstay of early Power triode Tube each half is
Radio and telephone. cascoded to the other this is the
A REFERENCE STANDARD muscle of the VALVE-CODE.
Certainly single-ended amplifiers have
SINGLE ENDED CLASS A been around a long time, as they were We use Two tubes (One for Each
the first amplifier design back at the Channel) these contain two
TRIODE HEADPHONE birth of the communication age. The Independent Triode Tubes in one
invention of the triode vacuum tube in convenient Glass envelope. The
AMPLIFIER… the 1920’s enabled an electrical signal VALVECODE contains twice the Tube
to be amplified and the triode tube Elements of the conventional Single
could produce an audible output into Ended triode Amplifier because each
an audio transducer such as half of these Triode tubes is connected
headphones or Loudspeaker. The together serial in our Total Cascode
Single ended Triode or SET Amplifier’s configuration for both the Input and
of the day were very low powered only output Stages…
a few Watts. The typical SET Amplifier
is based upon some variation of the
Designed by Philip P 1930’s western electric 2A2 or 300B
Directly Heated triode’s 2-5 Watts of
LaRocco, A Designer undistorted power. The VALVECODE
is a true Single ended triode Amplifier
normally known for state of Implemented with Cascode Circuit
the Art Solid State Design for ultra low Distortion along
with Extended High frequency
Amplifiers… reproduction..

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REDEFINING THE LOST WORLDS FIRST ALL TRADITIONIAL POWER
ART IN TUBE CASCODE SINGLE ENDED SUPPLY FEATURING
AMPLIFICATION TRIODE AMPLIFIER VALVE RECTIFICATION

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High Fidelity Reproduction has solve the problem of the Miller effect more influence with Tube Amplifiers
brought about a myriad of seemingly limiting the high frequency Response that it will with a Solid State Amplifier,
new and Improved Circuit designs for of Triode Tube Amplifiers for use in Because the Power supply rejection is
Tubes. The VALVECODE is of more Military radar and later adopted to the a lot better with Solid State than with
classical Traditional Tube platform television Tuner, Improving reception Tubes so any Hum and noise upon the
Employing Tube Rectification with in fringe Areas making Clearer T.V. Power Supply’s output will be
Transformer Coupled Output. No Solid Pictures out on the farm. presented along with the Desired
state Devices are used in the Amplifier Music to the Listener and thereby
instead the VALVECODE employs one The pentode was invented to solve the reducing the Listening experience.
of the Most Linear circuit topologies Miller effect with a single Tube as
ever created, The Cascode. My opposed to using two tubes for The Valvecode uses an Overbuilt
Previous High End HEADCODE cascoding; however this over simplistic Power supply starting with a Massive
Amplifier Exploited the Cascode solution also produced additional 240 Watt Power transformer Rectified
Advantages in Solid State Form Now issues that were not present in the by a High Current Tube Rectifier
let’s Cascode these… previous Triode Tube. Such as what is Loafing, along at a fraction of its rated
referred to as “division" noise created output For Long life and low Heat.
from the addition of the screen grid. 1980uF or offer a reservoir of stored
This additional grid is required for Energy, so much so that the Amp will
making a Triode into a pentode. continue to play for almost 60 seconds
after power is turned off.
Both the pentode and Casscode
Triode configuration are practically Trickle down of technology first used in
immune from the effects of Miller my Solid State Amplifiers that isolate
capacitance unlike a Single Triode. the sensitive voltage gain stages from
The VALVE-CODE utilizes Triode’s the High power Output stage with an
exclusively so as to avoid the isolation Network that not only isolates
Nonlinearities of Pentodes and remain the Voltage gain and Output, plus
true to the heritage of the Single isolates the left and right Channels for
Ended Triode Amplifier. The Valve- improved Imagining. On the AC mains
Code combines Cascoding to improve side is A Quality Swiss made power
the Performance and Musicality of the entry Module combining Power on/off,
Tube Amplifier without additional Mains Fusing and one of the most
gimmicks or utilizing the latest flavor of sophisticated EMI Filters used in Audio
the month design… Amplifiers…
BIG IRON FOR SONIC BOTQUE QUALITY PARTS A TUBE AMPLIFIRE FOR
QUALITY USED IN CRITICAL AREAS THE JADED VALVE LOVER

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Amplifier, It is also the single most within the Valvecode to blossom. The obtaining the maximum performance
expensive component exceeding, ultra critical Volume Control is the and sound from a Tube Amplifier.
Even the cost of the Power finest Swiss device available, The Unlike Solid State! Tube equipment
transformer. This transformer must Ultra precise DACT CT2 stepped requires the correct operating
have a Large Core so as to not Attenuator. Environment to perform and sound its
saturate under load in addition the Coil best. The valvecode provides facilities
and core must be Air gapped and that allow the user to adjust the critical
wound with some type of interweaving Headphone to Amplifier Interface to
for low noise and wide bandwidth. We achieve a perfect balance in harmony
fitted the VALVECODE with an output with the complete system. The Ideal
transformer that would be the Envy of Amplifier to headphone interface is
any High End Loudspeaker Amplifier. obtained from a 6 position Rotary
By Starting with A huge 100 Watt Core impedance selector switch. This allows
lamination from the Finest Audio precise matching of any headphone
Grade Z11 steel. Add A perfectly with Impedance from 16-600 Ohms to
layered coil wound upon the Low Loss the Amplifier
Nylon Bobbin and we have the most
perfect output Transformer a Designer The tube complement being based
could ask for. This precision The only Capacitor in the signal path is around the ultra linear 6SN7 in both
assembled Transformer provides for a one Auricap coupling capacitor. This the input and output Locations allow
12-28,000Hz +-1dB with the -3dB capacitor is used as an upgrade to a the user to Taylor the sound be
points @10Hz & @42KHz… lot of High End Equipment however selecting different brands and vintages
We feel it adds so much to the sound of 6SN7’s or there equivalents. In
of the Valvecode that it is included as addition, tubes similar in parameters to
a standard device not optional as one the 6SN7 may be used, NOS 6BL7
would Expect… and 6BX7 can also be used in this
Amplifier in both input and output
positions.

You should put the valvecode on your


short list to audition at your earliest
connivance, so you can fully
familiarize yourself with the marvelous
qualities of this charming Amplifier…
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