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Details about  Promitheus Transformer Volume Control (TVC) preamplifier stereo New ! (1)

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Promitheus Transformer Volume Control (TVC) preamplifier stereo New ! (1)
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May 26, 2012
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US $239.06
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Last updated on  May 24, 2012 00:35:21 PDT  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition:
New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is ... Read moreabout the condition
Type: Pre-Amp/Processor
Audio Inputs: Stereo L/R RCA Number of Channels: 2
Number of L/R RCA Inputs: 2 Model:

TVC SE

Audio Outputs: Stereo L/R RCA

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On list is a very musical piece of audiophile-grade preamplifier by Promitheus Audio.

The model is called TVC SE. Each unit contains two individual large multiple tapping transformers housed in  one box so virtually the volume control is operating in monoblock configuration.


Promitheus Audio produces very promising transformer volume control ( TVC) at much lower price than similar products. In spite of the lower price tag, they can outperform other expensive product with ease. TVC SE received award in Enjoy the Music in 2007. The TVC SE was commented as "This component gets my very highest recommendation" by the reviewer Nel Ferre.

Here is the quote from the review article :

As the break in period progressed, the unit opened up dynamically, became more expanded on both ends of the frequency spectrum, and became more transparent and open. When full break in has been reached, the bass fleshes out at an incredible level, not unlike a switch has been flipped. There seemed to be a correlation with the break in period and the position of my jaw: the more the unit burned in, the closer my jaw was to the floor. If I had walked into a room and had to guess whether the TVC SE was tubes or solid state, I would have, without hesitation, said tubes- and expensive at that. I could not believe this level of performance was from such a low priced unit.

Do not let the low price of admission or the handmade appearance fool you. The Promitheus Audio TVC SE is not a curiosity or a toy. It is a serious audio component, and probably the very best bargain in audio today. It doesn't have the visual or tactile panache of its more expensive counterparts, but sonically, it runs easily alongside the "big dogs." The nature of its design results in total and complete transparency. Because of this, the quality and compatibility of the rest of the system components is critical. Vinyl lovers will need to pay special attention to both the output of their cartridge as well as the gain of their phono stage. However, at the end of the day, I find the Prometheus Audio TVC SE to not only be a joy to "listen" to, but also an invaluable reviewing tool. I will be keeping it, and I suspect it will be hooked up most of the time. This component gets my very highest recommendation.

Here is the feature of TVC SE  : 

  • Improved Transformer Winding

  • Improved chassis rigidity by using a top and bottom stainless steel plates.

  • 4 inputs of RCA and 2 outputs RCA

  • Single Stereo 24 pole switch for volume selection

  • 7N OCC Copper Wire used for internal wiring

  • -54dB of Attenuation Level


  • The official price is US$420 plus shipping. We start the bid with a modest price.

    This unit is new, never used. It comes with the original packing box and user manual.


    To secure the delivery of this product we only ship the item with EMS for express and full tracking record.

    Shipping to N.America and Europe: US$115.00

    Shipping to South America and South Africa: US$270.00

    Shipping to Asia(except Japan) : US$75.00

    Shipping to Japan : US$98.00

    For the rest of countries, please ask shipping cost before bid.



    On Mar-05-09 at 01:26:53 PST, seller added the following information:


    On Apr-08-11 at 12:16:26 PDT, seller added the following information:


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    On May-24-12 at 00:35:21 PDT, seller added the following information:

    Correction as added on 24th May 2012 :  The attenuation level has to be -48dB other than -54dB

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