Another Change/Van Alstine

What is it that causes that itch? I suspect this time it was a combination of adding the F52's and hearing recently a lot of good gear The gear, Levinson, Boulder and Sim's Evolution, sort of got me interested in whether I could achieve more transparency. The F52's sound very good with the CJ ge ... Read More »

Van Alstine Hybrid tube DAC for sale

If any one is interested, there is a lightly used Van Alstine Ultra DAC for sale on the audio circles forum for about 1/2 off. Its a hybrid SS-tube DAC and was the top of the line until this year. [url]http://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=85787.0[/url] Its a great deal. I own one and i ... Read More »

New Van Alstine

I just got back from Frank Van Alstines house to have my Ultra DAC upgraded. I had the op amps upgraded to the OPA627AP Burr Browns which gave it some more air and made it just a tad smoother in the higher frequencies with some added bass and detail. The sound also seems a little more aggressive or ... Read More »

New Van Alstine Amp

New Van Alstine tube amp in the works! [url]http://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=72057.0[/url] [url]http://www.avguide.com/blog/the-greatest-bargain-the-rocky-mountain-audio-fest[/url] here's a pic of some of Franks gear and Jim Salks speakers from the RMAF. Scroll down in the link below. ... Read More »

Reviews of 3 Van Alstine DAC's

After doing in home Auditions of all 3 Van Alstine DAC's I thought I would post a review on each one. VA offers a Solid State DAC called the Insight for about $900, an all Tube DAC called the T8 for about $1400 and a hybrid tube/ss DAC called the Ultra for about $1700. Let me say this first. I ... Read More »

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Van Alstine Product Categories

Amplifiers

Fet Valve 350Ex 5
1   Reviews
$ 1749.00
Fet Valve 550Ex 5
2   Reviews
$ 2099.00
Fet Valve Ultra 550 5
1   Reviews
$ 2399.00
Fet Valve Ultra 550 Amplifier 5
1   Reviews
$ 2199.00
Fet-Valve 350hc 4.75
8   Reviews
$ 0.00
OmegaStar 200 HTM 0
0   Reviews
$ 0.00
OmegaStar 200 HTS 0
0   Reviews
$ 899.00
OmegaStar 240 0
0   Reviews
$ 1025.00
OmegaStar 240/3 0
0   Reviews
$ 1199.00
OmegaStar 260 0
0   Reviews
$ 1285.00
OmegaStar 260hc 0
0   Reviews
$ 1415.00
OmegaStar 440 5
2   Reviews
$ 1665.00
OmegaStar 440hc 5
1   Reviews
$ 1799.00
Ultimate 70 Vacuum Tube Amplifier 5
3   Reviews
$ 0.00

DACs

FetValve DAC 3.5
2   Reviews
$ 0.00
Omega IV DAC 5
8   Reviews
$
OmegaStar DAC 5
3   Reviews
$ 999.00
Transcendence DAC 4.67
2   Reviews
$ 1799.00

Floorstanding Speakers

Biro L/1 0
0   Reviews
$ 0.00

Preamplifiers

FET Valve EC 4.33
6   Reviews
$ 0.00
Fet-Valve 5
9   Reviews
$ 0.00
Omega III 4.8
10   Reviews
$ 0.00
Omega III EC 4.5
2   Reviews
$ 740.00
Omega III SL 5
2   Reviews
$ 449.00
OmegaStar EC 5
1   Reviews
$ 899.00
OmegaStar SL 5
1   Reviews
$ 599.00
Super PAS 3 4.5
6   Reviews
$ 0.00
Super Pas 4i 4.5
2   Reviews
$ 759.00
Transcendence Eight 5
1   Reviews
$ 1299.00
Transcendence Five SL 5
1   Reviews
$ 599.00
Transcendence Seven EC 5
2   Reviews
$ 1499.00
Transcendence Seven SLR 0
0   Reviews
$ 1299.00
Transcendence Six SL 2
1   Reviews
$ 949.00




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