Warm up for electronics


#1

I have full compliment of PSA electronics including BHK Mono 300’s, BHK Preamp and DSMP and DSDAC. I am driving the Golden Ear Reference speakers. I am using the Audioquest Niagra 7000. I am also using quality PSA and Audioquest power cords/interconnects. This is my first experience with tube electronics. I am very happy with the PSA electronics and IMO the SQ is very good.

In the past I had always left my SS (Pass/Radford/McIntosh) electronics on all the time because I had noticed that SQ improved as equipment warmed up. But with tubes this is no longer practical for me. I leave everything in standby and turn on to listen. Maybe its my imagination, but I still find that the SQ improves with time. Do you notice the same thing and what do you recommend? Should you leave the DSMP and DSDAC on all the time?


#2

Yes on the Memory Player and DAC and a hour in advance on the other two.


#3

Leave it on standby so the electronics are at temperature and the tubes bypassed. 15min after switching ‘on ‘ you are good to go.