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Old 05-16-2017, 09:32 PM
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Thank you Tony. With my research and Audio Advisor doing research and calling me back it appears as if the only change in the 2nd gen is a tube change. The original tubes were getting difficult to get. AA believes the 2 they had in stock were the 1st gen.
Ah, I just assumed you were buying from Woo. When I bought my Woo amps they weren't selling through anyone else yet, I forgot you can get them through Audio Advisor now. I see Advisor doesn't offer the upgrade options available on the Woo site.
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Yea, but AA has them in stock and Woo has to build them. Also AA does not charge for shipping and Woo does.
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I have sold the Benchmark and decided on the Woo Audio WA6.

Congrats and good luck. I have had a Woo WES which I use with Stax 007 and 009 headphones. I find the build quality very high and have had no issues going on 7+ years. And the SQ is very good

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Old 05-17-2017, 12:57 AM
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Yea, but AA has them in stock and Woo has to build them. Also AA does not charge for shipping and Woo does.


Makes sense. Regardless you're going to enjoy it.
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Thank you. Looking forward to it!
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We have Woo .... First listen, pretty darn good. Of course not even close to being broken in. Woo suggests 150+ hours for the unit to reach top performance. My HD800S headphones have never sounded so good.
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Randy a picture or two would not hurt us
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Old 05-18-2017, 11:24 PM
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Hehe Hector... let me listen for a bit... I'll get some photos up at some point ...
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Randy.......A good thing about the Woo is once you grow tired of it you will probably be able to sell the Woo faster than your Benchmark sold.
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That is always a good thing .... I am hoping to hold on to this for some time. I think I have finally got the system setup the way I like it. Of course that does not preclude upgrading components ....
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