Loaner: Decware Zen Taboo mkIV headphone/speaker amp

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  1. loadexfa

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    Added impressions to the existing thread.

    Will ship to Marv by Monday.
     
  2. TheloniuSnoop

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    Please remove me from this loaner. Thanks.
     
  3. Pancakes

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    I'd like to recuse myself please. The likelihood of buying another tube amp anytime soon is basically none so I don't want to add to the wear and tear that loner gear goes through. Thank you to Decware and RD!
     
  4. rhythmdevils

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    I would appreciate your impressions if you would still like to hear it. More participants is a good thing when a manufacturer sends us a loaner. But if you don’t want to hear it I’ll take you off.
     
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    If it helps keep the loaner programs going, then definitely keep me in. I just didn't want to be a leach.
     
  6. Inoculator

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    If it is not too late, I would like to hop on this tour, even if it is at the end. WA.

    While I still do not own orthos, I did just buy some DIY efficient full-range driver speakers specifically to experiment with some flea-watt amps like this. Would love to see how it sounds.
     
  7. rhythmdevils

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    im sure the amp sounds good with various electrodynamic headphones too.

    the amp is with @loadexfa now. He shipped it to @purr1n but it got sent back for some reason and @loadexfa is out of town this week so it will be shipped to @purr1n again next week. Sorry for the delay. I’m not sure why it got sent back.

    I want Marv to hear it first so he can post impressions and measurements and generate more interest. I believe this amp deserves more loaner participants. ;)
     
  8. Josh Schor

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    Please add me to the list, Ann Arbor Michigan
     
  9. Josh Schor

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    I need to bow out of this one, please remove me from the list
    best,
    Josh
     
  10. rhythmdevils

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    ok
     
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    I'd Love to be in on this one. I'm in Peachtree City, Georgia.
     
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    I would be interested in comparing to my Bottlehead Mainline with a yiggy LIM if its available. I live in Wisconsin.
     
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    Added! The more the merrier!
     
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    I've heard this amp many times. If convenient I would like to measure it at the end of the tour.
    PNW / Seattle WA
     
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    I received the package today
     
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    Thank you @magnium for being so responsible with this amp. You're welcome to join loaners in the future, please don't hesitate to ask! :)
     
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    @rhythmdevils please pull me from the list. I was able to get ears on one of these locally through a friend and will attempt to share impressions after some time with it.
     
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    Had fun with this one, it is now off to @MisterRogers

    I do want to note that the outer shipping box is getting a bit worse for wear. I reinforced, and the inner shipping box and padding is still good, but may need to be replaced going forward.
     

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