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Disappointment with Rothwell attenuators

Had ordered a pair of 10dB in-line attenuators from Rothwell
my preamp is "vintage" and I figured I might be overloading the input with my CD player (plus Ihave too much gain)..
Well there's no need to listen for hours: in my system, they are a big disappointment.
I suspect a mismatch in impedance.
Sound with the attenuators is soft, flat, and lacking both in extreme low punch and extreme highs clarity and dynamics.
I don't know what it says about Rothwell - they sure got some good reviews, are well finished -I suspect this is very system-d├ępendant. I hope it is, because if it's not, then it means there are a lot of deaf audiophiles out there!

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Topic - Disappointment with Rothwell attenuators - KanedaK 00:23:58 01/20/17 (11)


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