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Tube Amplifiers

We'd like to know what you think of the HiFi tube amp(s) you have or are going to get. Poll does not apply to guitar amps or amp heads.
Why do you want a tube amp?
Nostalgic reasons
Sound quality/performance
How they are constructed
I don't know
Someone told me they were better than solid-state
Why did you choose the amp you want to get or already have?
It sounded great!
Got it cheap
Sounds better than my solid-state amp
Hype- well known, status symbol
It looks really nice
What do you prefer in amp construction?
Circuit boards
Hand wiring
Hand wiring & circuit boards
Don't care
What are you talking about?
Does this amplifier have a good sound stage?
Music is projected a few feet ahead of speakers
The music seems to come from inside the speakers
Sounds like a solid-state amp
What are you talking about?
Do you like single ended (SET's) amps or Push-Pull amps?
Single-Ended
Push-Pull
Don't Care
Does it matter?
Is there a difference?
What did you buy (or will buy) your amp for?
Casual listening
Home theater
Recording studio
Collection
Curiosity
Your Profession?
Engineer
Student
Retired
Musician
Social Services
Law Enforcement
Medical
Investor
Teacher/professor/counselor
Other
What sound quality do you like?
Bright
Dark
Natural (unchanged audio)
Warm & Fuzzy
I have a tin ear
What speakers will you use?
High efficiency (1watt = 95db or more)
Low efficiency (1watt = 89db or less)
Electrostatic
Commercial (carpeted enclosure)
I don't know yet
Does it matter?
This poll was created on 2006-01-30 13:27:47 by ElectronicPole