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norjc
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Granite Audio Burn-In CD and Era Gold V Pre-amp

I was wondering if anyone here has used the Granite Audio Phono Stage Burn-in CD on an Slee Era Gold V or any other pre-amp. Slee says that it should take 3 weeks of use to burn-in the pre-amp but I'm not sure that he means non-stop 24 hour everyday use is required for the 3 week break-in period. I've already run the disc for 30 hours and I wonder how much more time it will take before the pre-amp is burned in at that rate.

Thanks!

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Re: Granite Audio Burn-In CD and Era Gold V Pre-amp

Burn-in in a general sense is controversial. Some say it doesn't exist, but most agree there IS something to it, although how much depends. If Slee said two weeks, personally I'd guess that means two weeks of normal listening-- a couple of hours a day. By that estimate if you've given it 30 straight hours you'd be about there. On the other hand, you might want to give that baby a rest after every 8 hours or so- not sure any equipment is supposed to go that long. My 2 cents.

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Re: Granite Audio Burn-In CD and Era Gold V Pre-amp

Wow, it's nice to have us Salem guys (I'm in Salem, Oregon) stick together on this!

Thanks for the quick response and the help on this, dbowker!

Jack

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The more the better

Even thou I have both the granite audio burn-in cd and the era gold v. The cd was purchased for a phono valve amp which I ran in for over four weeks. I would run your era gold 24/7, week after week for a month or so. the more the better, for my experience suggested the era gold takes a while to run in. The cd is a good asset to have , you might as well give it a work out

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Re: The more the better

I agree! Thanks!

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