LOUNGE Audio LCR Gold phono preamp – Pt 3 New PSU

In 2019, my LOUNGE LCR phono preamp was upgraded to a LCR Gold phono (plus a few extras), by LOUNGE AUDIO (Robert Morin) in California.

Everything now well ‘run-in’ and some initial ‘brightness’ has disappeared (exactly as Robert had advised).

How good is this phono stage? This is not a device that impresses in an ‘artificial’ way. Let me just say that, (sadly) I have no urge to return to my Diego Nardi Phi-42 all-tube phono preamp.

Now, I really wanted to improve the external AC Power Supply to this phono stage.

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LOUNGE AUDIO LCR phono preamp – Pt 2 LCR Gold upgrade

It’s been over 2 years since I purchased a Lounge Audio LCR phono preamp (US$300).

I was keen to investigate LCR phono EQ and possibly incorporate LCR EQ into my own Phi-42 vacuum tube DIY phono stage.

I shipped my Lounge LCR (MkI) back to Lounge Audio (Robert Morin) in California, for upgrading to LCR Gold specification (plus some extras).

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