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Forum: WD Amplifiers 7th July 2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By Stever
Re: WD88VA Volume Control

Bob, I'm using a Conrad Johnson Premier 18ls. I wonder if it was your posts I saw from some time back then talking about trying a passive pot. That's what made me wonder which would sound better. A...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 3rd July 2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,455
Posted By Stever
Question WD88VA Volume Control

Hi,

I was pondering getting rid of my pre amp and just using an input selector to switch between sources as the WD88 has a volume control. I dont need one on the pre and one on the power. From a...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 24th March 2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By Stever
Re: WDKT88 Finally Sparkling

Mine's not an XL Bob although the upgrade is my next plan of action. I did price it all up with Mathew but then backed off because I didn't want to throw money at an upgrade when I wasn't happy with...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 5th March 2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By Stever
Talking WDKT88 Finally Sparkling

Hi.

I know I've probably gotten on your nerves and bored you all rigid with how my WDKT88 has been underwhelming me. Well I finally got around to replacing the three small valves, (couldn't afford...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 21st February 2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By Stever
Re: Pie show on Sunday 3rd of March at Scalford hall 2013

Well I'm hoping to get along there. I'll stick my head in and say hi, if I do get there.

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Music 14th December 2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,581
Posted By Stever
Highlights of 2012. Music or HiFi

What's the best new bit of kit or Music you've discovered this year?

For me I guess it would have to be Ane Brun. The album "It all starts with one" is superb, imo. Also I'm having a Circus...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 4th October 2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,331
Posted By Stever
Re: KT88 review in HiFi World

Andy,

Not to worry, No offence taken. To be honest if I hadn't had all the problems I have I would probably be of the same opinon as you. Having said that, although it's a great amp, if for the...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 4th October 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,331
Posted By Stever
Re: KT88 review in HiFi World

Well I certainly did have a problem which is why I sent my amp to be checked.

The subsonic lift (mine occurs from 7hz), was but one of the problems found. The others have been cured. I had...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 3rd October 2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,331
Posted By Stever
Re: KT88 review in HiFi World

Sorry,

Couldn't get near a computer yesterday.

NK states that the amp +4dB subsonic bass lift which he says promotes subsonic core saturation in the output transformers. Again, as he says it...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 1st October 2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,331
Posted By Stever
Re: KT88 review in HiFi World

Thanks for the replies.

I purchased my amp ready built (lack of any technical knowledge). It sounded great but kept blowing valves. Sent it back to Chris who said that a mistake had been made with...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 30th September 2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,331
Posted By Stever
KT88 review in HiFi World

Hi,

Did anybody see the review of the KT88?

I was interested to read about the +4dB subsonic lift, as mine seems to do the same under measurement. NK implies this is readily solvable by...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 7th July 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,929
Posted By Stever
Re: Shunt Vol Pot Mod

Holy moly. I thought a resistor is a resistor! I've had a quick look at some of the suggestions on the web and none of them are expensive which makes me want to try them. Problem is my amp would then...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 4th July 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,929
Posted By Stever
Re: Shunt Vol Pot Mod

To be honest, I doubt it. I just went to maplins and asked for 2x 47k resistors! More than happy to upgrade them if you can point me in the right direction.
I also have a loud thump through the...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 4th July 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,929
Posted By Stever
Thumbs up Shunt Vol Pot Mod

Firstly, Thanks to everyone who responded to my query about VA to XL spec. I now get it and know which route to take. With this in mind I did my first ever bit of tampering inside the amp and...
Forum: News 27th June 2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,716
Posted By Stever
Unhappy Re: Email notifications

I got sent a PM on the 21st and have email notifications turned on, but I didn't receive an email!

Steve. :(
Forum: WD Amplifiers 21st June 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stever
Question Upgrading a wd88va to xl spec

Hello,

Looking for some advice. I have a wd88va ahich I have had some problems with from the start. They have now been sorted by my helpfull Brother in law. :thumbsup: Now I've got upgradyitis and...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 23rd March 2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,190
Posted By Stever
Re: General sound of wdv88

Thanks for that.

My system is : -
Linn Sondek, Ittok LVIII, Dynavector 10x5
Dynavector P75 Phono
Conrad Johnson PV18L Pre
WD88V Amp
Linn Kabers and Just bought NickB's WD 25t EX

Room is...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 22nd March 2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,190
Posted By Stever
General sound of wdv88

Hi,

I wondered if I could just get a general concensus as to the sound of the WDv88?

The reason being. I bought one pre built (No electrical knowledge) just before WD disapeared. Initially the...
Forum: WD Loudspeakers 8th March 2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,717
Posted By Stever
Re: Dimensions/plans for WD25T?

Edwin,

Thanks very much for your reply but I am now in the process of buying NickB's 25t's.

Thanks for the link Greg.:thumbsup:

Steve.
Forum: WD Loudspeakers 6th March 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,717
Posted By Stever
Re: Dimensions/plans for WD25T?

Hi,

I'd like a copy of the plans and the build information if at all possible. I was looking to buy these speakers just before WD went under :( I know I can source the drivers from madisound,...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 17th September 2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,706
Posted By Stever
Re: A newbie says hi!

Thank you for your kind welcomes. Dr john, when I first joined I purchased your Marantz cd player for my son. You'll be pleased to know It's still doing stirling service in his system.

Steve.
Forum: The Coffee Bar 10th September 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,706
Posted By Stever
Smile A newbie says hi!

Hello all,

Just a quick post to say Hi. I guess I'm not that new as I purchased one of the last wd88 and hd3's (pre built by Chris), at the latter part of last year. I signed up then and intended...
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