THE ANK KIT 1 SINGLE-ENDED 300B AMP: LISTENING IMPRESSIONS, PART 3

I had originally intended to make this my final post of “Listening Impressions” on my Audio Note Kits Kit 1 300B SET amp. Things do change, though, and as the amp continues to burn in I have had many very notable and unexpected moments of enjoyment, a few of which I’d like to share. Over the … More THE ANK KIT 1 SINGLE-ENDED 300B AMP: LISTENING IMPRESSIONS, PART 3

The ANK Kit 1 Single-Ended 300B amp: Listening Impressions, Part 2

Hey, folks! As promised, here’s Part 2 of “Listening Impressions.” First, let me say that this is a very long post – I’ve provided you with lots of individual musical examples here. My bottom line is that the Kit 1 is a marvelous sounding amp, extremely coherent, clear and pure of tone. However, as you’ll see … More The ANK Kit 1 Single-Ended 300B amp: Listening Impressions, Part 2

The ANK Kit 1 Single-Ended 300B amp: Listening Impressions, Part 1

The lovely ANK Kit 1 has been up and running for the better part of two weeks at this point and probably has about fifteen hours of use on it, so I feel it’s finally time to begin sharing some impressions. For those of you who like pictures (and who doesn’t?) here’s the handsome Kit 1 making friends with my … More The ANK Kit 1 Single-Ended 300B amp: Listening Impressions, Part 1