Sunday, 01 October 2000
I received the Sonographe SC26 preamplifier for review, I admittedly
looked upon this assignment with great uncertainty, knowing little what
to expect. Like many of you, I respect for the creator and parent of
the Sonegraphe SC26, Conrad Johnson. Few intimately familiar with fine
electronics are unaware of the success and respect that CJ has amassed,
with better than 20 years of experience in creating fine electronics.
One of Conrad Johnson’s latest, the highly touted ART preamplifier, is
considered by many to be the finest preamplifier ever made, priced as
such at a crisp $15,000. However, Conrad Johnson has long been known
for their tube amplifier and preamplifier products and although they
have produced solid-state electronics, they are much better known for
tube products such as the Premier Series amps and preamps.
Unpacked and ready for hook-up, the Sonographe SC26 looked much like
many of the Conrad Johnson pieces with which you may ...