We're not too interested in ones with ICs in the Tone-Flat stage & certainly an IC power amp as some ghastly late 1970s 100W ones dare to use won't get our interest.From this, there doesn't seem many more to try beyond Mc Intosh & Fisher that would need importing as not sold much-at all in the UK.We are using the Hifi Year Book as we have the whole set 1956-1981.

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Please do not link to our site on ebay sales trying to use our unique info to play buyers for a sale suggesting we are authorising their sale, as we are not.Non-electrical loudspeakers were developed as accessories to telephone systems, but electronic amplification by vacuum tube made loudspeakers more generally useful.The most popular speaker used today is the dynamic speaker.Starting in 1956 many valve amps will be 3 watt tiny Mono things, these are interesting to try & we had one years ago.But Hifi & for " serious" use, as in one you'd actually want to use occasionally going into ones you could use daily as years progress is the idea.10w in Valve terms relates to about 35w in Transistor volume, from comparisons.