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yep, i think your going to have to fill us in on your amp and DAC before we can make any recomendations
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I'm terrible at keeping secrets! That and I'm to giddy to sit still.

Amp: Singlepower MPX3 SLAM
DAC: MHDT Paradisea+
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oh dear....how did your better half that it?
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I'm terrible at keeping secrets! That and I'm to giddy to sit still.

Amp: Singlepower MPX3 SLAM
DAC: MHDT Paradisea+


You bought the MPX3 used I assume? Is it the new-style black chassis? Any upgrades inside with the exception of 5687 adapters, etc.?

Curiosity killed the cat, but I don't give a damn .
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You bought the MPX3 used I assume? Is it the new-style black chassis? Any upgrades inside with the exception of 5687 adapters, etc.?

Curiosity killed the cat, but I don't give a damn .
I bought it new from Mikhail. He had them in stock and the upgrade is supposed to take 7-10 days to ship (I have read the long lead threads). I hope to have it in 2 weeks.

I has the (reading from his description) Solen upgrade, revised circuitry, now including four filtration stages and the SE model power supply circuitry. I then added the SLAM upgrade and cut myself off.
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I bought it new from Mikhail. He had them in stock and the upgrade is supposed to take 7-10 days to ship (I have read the long lead threads). I hope to have it in 2 weeks.

I has the (reading from his description) Solen upgrade, revised circuitry, now including four filtration stages and the SE model power supply circuitry. I then added the SLAM upgrade and cut myself off.


I wouldn't count on the two weeks thing bro. Wouldn't count on it at all.
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I bought it new from Mikhail. He had them in stock and the upgrade is supposed to take 7-10 days to ship (I have read the long lead threads). I hope to have it in 2 weeks.

I has the (reading from his description) Solen upgrade, revised circuitry, now including four filtration stages and the SE model power supply circuitry. I then added the SLAM upgrade and cut myself off.
Well... yeah, hopefully it will show up in a timely matter. Mikhail is notorious for holding out months and months and months, so be prepared for the worst ahead of time. His worst stalling seems to occur with transactions that involve someone sending an already-purchased amp back to him for new upgrades, not someone purchasing a new component to begin with, so that is a positive note.

Good luck, let us know when stuff comes in .
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so im this close *holds fingers up* to getting some HD580's for 165 shipped mint.
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Have you heard back from this guy? I have been trying to contact him about a Paradisea+ for 2 days now.
No. Haven't heard back from him. Ebay usually has a Paradisea+ up. But it sounds like your already in bizness. Enjoy.
    
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I bought it new from Mikhail. He had them in stock and the upgrade is supposed to take 7-10 days to ship (I have read the long lead threads). I hope to have it in 2 weeks.

I has the (reading from his description) Solen upgrade, revised circuitry, now including four filtration stages and the SE model power supply circuitry. I then added the SLAM upgrade and cut myself off.
BTW Gollie ...

That's going to be a hugely configurable setup.

The Paradisea+ stock OPAMP LM4562 will most likely be the best bet when using the PPX since the LM4562 is just about the most detailed and resolving OPAMP I've heard in my own Paradisea+.

Also, I highly recommend the Bendix 2C51 tube for your Paradisea as, again, it's at the detailed end of those tubes available for the Paradisea+ but at the same time, throwing the most impressive soundstage and overall tone across all frequencies.

Some random thoughts.

Be sure to post buckets once you get things set up. That's going to be a lush, wide and lovely sounding setup I bet.

Can't wait to hear the PPX3 that wareagle is bringing to the houston meet.

    
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