New Jolida Music Envoy mod: The Jolida Music Envoy preamp is part of the $9500 Music Envoy pre/power package and Jolida's best preamplifier. It is fully remote controlled and has a very good phono section. The stock unit is a wonderful value at $1500 retail. Our Level-1 and 2 mods make it dramatically better.
Musical Envoy preamp Level-1 mod
Our Level-1 mod installs :
- Two sheets of SoundCoat chassis damping material cut & applied where applicable
- Replacement of the stock Chinese preamp tubes with 3rd generation Electro-Harmonix 12AX7 (x2) and 12AT7 (x2) for low noise/ ow microphony
- Four Auricap metalized polypropylene interstage coupling capacitors and 2 x 10uf Solen metalized polypropylene feedback coupling caps
- 2 x 10uf Auricap metalized polypropylene output coupling capacitors and 2 x Rel-Cap TFT Teflon Film and Tin Foil bypass coupling caps
- 12 x AudioNote Tantalum film ½-watt signal path resistors
- 7' of DH LABS Revelation series pure 99.999% silver solid core input signal wire, with teflon tape-wrap dielectric + Kimber TCSS Teflon over OFC copper wire for ground
- 2 pairs of premium Vampire "direct gold plated over copper body" RCA female jacks
- 4 x IR-Hexfred 8A 600V ultra-fast soft recovery diodes in power supply
- 4 large EAR compliant sorbothane isolation feet
- TRT WonderSolder used throughout
- 6 hours labor
- Jolida's 18-month factory warranty extends to our modified amps. Click here for stock specs.
- The preamp is quieter and the silences are blacker.to resolve more low level detail, ambience retrieval & three-dimensionality.
- Transparency is greatly improved as though a slight veil over the music has been removed.
- The unit is now more dynamic and seems to play louder, with greater dynamic contrasts.
- Imaging is better defined and the soundstage is much larger, wider and deeper.
- Bass is dramatically improved, with fuller weight, authority and more impact like solid state preamps
Our Level-2 mod adds :
- 4 x exceptional NOS Brimar and Mullard tubes and Black Gate capacitors