Here is the latest Tomas Mayer state of the art preamplifier combination, a differential EC8020 phono stage and differential 10Y linestage.

You can see the two signal chassis above, each with its own separate power supply. Tomas keeps spare tubes for each phono preamplifier sold, so he can provide replacements for many years to come, but that limits the number of the preamps, that can be build.

Each of the statement preamplifiers have a tube sockets mounted on a separate vibration damped sub plate. There a total sum of 16 silver transformers in the above combination, plus 2 silver auto former volume controls, 4 silver LCR RIAA coils and 14 silver pate chokes.

The power supplies follow the usual full wave bridge rectification scheme with 4 TV dampers. All heavily choke filtered. The filament and heater supplies are choke filtered as well. In addition to the silver parts mentioned above there are a total of 17 copper chokes in the power supplies and local filtering in the signal chassis.

These statement preamps uses gold anodised metal plates, maroon red transformer covers and capacitors in soaked eucalyptus wood chassis.

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