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Backert Labs
« on: December 22, 2016, 11:42:48 PM »
LOTS of good pub, on these Bob Backert, pre-amp specialist designs http://backertlabs.com/

LOVE to try a Rhythm; but considering a Rhumba 1.1

https://parttimeaudiophile.com/2016/03/19/review-backert-labs-rhythm-1-1/
« Last Edit: December 22, 2016, 11:45:02 PM by CDLehner »
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 01:06:07 AM »
Chris....please let us know how the Rhumba goes with your rig.
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2016, 12:13:54 PM »
Chris....please let us know how the Rhumba goes with your rig.

If it does...I definitely will!  thumbsup
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2016, 01:23:28 PM »
Now that is a nice looking pre  thumbsup   ......and silver is my choice of finish too.

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« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2016, 01:27:23 PM »
I didn't realize they came out with the Rhythm 1.2? ....must be the XLR's?

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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2016, 01:31:11 PM »
It is; which is "weird"...because the $3k Rhumba has them standard, and the $7500 Rhythm needed the update.  ???

I'm a Black guy; but evidently, it's only a $100 option.
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« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2016, 07:52:19 PM »
It is; which is "weird"...because the $3k Rhumba has them standard, and the $7500 Rhythm needed the update.  ???

I'm a Black guy; but evidently, it's only a $100 option.

If the option was reversed....I would have gladly paid the $100 for the silver version.   ;)

Sadly....The only way for me to pull the trigger on a Rumba/Rhythm is for me to sell my Accuphase and then my Mc pre.....and finding a buyer is growing slimmer.  :(
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2016, 11:02:12 PM »
Lavon...I'm talking to a dealer, about a Black one (and/or, any discount to be had  ;))

But if Silver were my preference; I think I'd be chatting this guy up https://www.audiogon.com/listings/tube-backert-labs-rhumba-1-1-preamp-with-upgrades-2016-12-07-preamplifiers-66221-stanley-ks
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2017, 07:49:36 PM »
OK, it's finally official. Rhumba 1.2, on its way!  thumbsup

http://backertlabs.com/new/
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2017, 07:59:47 PM »
Very nice!...so that pre,into M amps driving special 40's?,if so,I think you will be very happy from what I read about them,you are always going with tube pre's,into solid state amps I see.You must of found a 1-2 punch you like. thumbsup
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2017, 08:19:56 PM »
OK, it's finally official. Rhumba 1.2, on its way!  thumbsup

http://backertlabs.com/new/
Given my question I asked about W4S along with this I think I have my answer.
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2017, 10:07:49 AM »
OK, it's finally official. Rhumba 1.2, on its way!  thumbsup

http://backertlabs.com/new/
Given my question I asked about W4S along with this I think I have my answer.

We'll know today!!  thumbsup

I also still have, the Bryston 2.5B3 and Adcom 565SE on hand; so I can see how it performs, with a variety of amps.
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2017, 10:09:58 AM »
It is; which is "weird"...because the $3k Rhumba has them standard, and the $7500 Rhythm needed the update.  ???

I'm a Black guy; but evidently, it's only a $100 option.

If the option was reversed....I would have gladly paid the $100 for the silver version.   ;)

Sadly....The only way for me to pull the trigger on a Rumba/Rhythm is for me to sell my Accuphase and then my Mc pre.....and finding a buyer is growing slimmer.  :(

You still have that Accuphase? (some) Audiophiles are so dumb sometimes  ::)
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #13 on: July 04, 2017, 07:42:00 PM »
https://www.flickr.com/photos/156508719@N03/shares/1sr2G0

Dan...any thoughts, on why my FLICKR link, isn't embedding??  :-\

Can I see an example, of your share link?
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Re: Backert Labs
« Reply #14 on: July 04, 2017, 08:26:06 PM »
More importantly...how do you like the new pre?
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