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Red Rose Music Model 3
1 Reviews
rating  5 of 5
MSRP  3000.00
Description: tube preamp


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Overall Rating:5
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Submitted by Paul a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: July 5, 2011

Bottom Line:   
This is simply a GREAT product.

I acquired a second hand one (an original pre-buy out AudioPrism Mantissa version) in 2004. I put in NOS Mullards.

This an incredible preamp beat hands-down everything else that I auditioned - and this included the classic Audio Research SP11 Mk2 and the First Music Audio passive preamp both of which are considered 'classics'.

In my system is a McIntosh MC275 (latest KT 88 spec) running Quad ESL 63s. It is very revealing of any changes further along the signal chain.


The sound of the Red Rose / Audio Prism is stunning. Amazing clarity allows you to see right into the recording of each instrument. There is a wide and deep stage in which players are all precisely positioned with amazing reproduction of timbres (e.g. you can really hear the difference between a plucked electric bass and one played with the fingers). Micro and macro dynamics are excellent.

If you get the chance, audition one straight away!

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2004




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