News

Vintage Phono Review on CNET February 25 2016

Steve Guttenberg wrote a very nice review of the Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage that just appeared on CNET. Thanks Steve!

http://www.cnet.com/news/ibm-engineer-designs-and-hand-builds-affordable-tube-audio-gear/

 


Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage Now Available February 11 2016

The Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage is back in stock.

International Version of Adagio Phono Stage February 02 2016

In response to a number of inquiries, we're preparing a 240v 50 Hz version of the Adagio Phono Stage which could be shipped outside of North America. We expect it to be available in 3-4 weeks. Send us an email if you are interested; we can notify you when it is available. Thanks!

Adagio Review in Enjoy The Music, Vintage Phono Low Stock January 29 2016

We just got a very nice review from Ron Nagle in Enjoy The Music. Thanks Ron!

The review has generated a little bit of website traffic and we sold out of our recently introduced Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage. We've reordered custom enclosures from our sheet metal fabricator. Orders placed now for the Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage will ship approximately Feb. 15th. All of our other products are in stock. Thanks!


Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage Available January 14 2016

The Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage is now available, both assembled and kit versions. And, the Tung Sol Reissue 6SL7GT version is now also available. Please contact us (info@tavishdesign.com) if you have any questions. Thanks!

New Product January 04 2016

Our Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage, first previewed at the NY Audio Show, will be available in mid-January. You can read about it now: Vintage 6SL7 Phono Stage

Adagio Phono Stage in Stock December 13 2015

The Adagio Phono Stage is back in stock. Thanks!

Minotaur Update December 11 2015

The MInotaur now ships with a textured black powdercoated 16 gauge steel cover. The textured finish has a pleasing matte black appearance and is much more scratch resistant than the original jet black finish.

Updated Adagio Phono Stage Availability December 02 2015

We now expect to have the Adagio Phono Stage back in stock by Dec. 14th. Our production has been slightly delayed by components availability. Sorry for the delay. Thanks!

All Versions of Classic Phono Stage Available November 20 2015

All variants of the Classic Phono Stage, including the Premium Version, are once again available. Thanks to everyone who purchased one during and after the NY Audio Show.

The Adagio Phono Stage is on schedule to be available again at the end of November.


Classic Phono Stage Back in Stock November 13 2015

Assembled and kit versions of our Classic Phono Stage are back in stock. The Premium Assembled version should be available by Nov. 20.

We've also changed the website to allow certain out-of-stock items (like the Adagio Phono Stage) to be ordered. If you do order an out-of-stock item, we will respond with an expected ship date, and of course we do not charge your CC until we ship.

Thanks, and please contact us if you have any questions (info@tavishdesign.com).


Tavish Design Mentioned in Stereophile November 12 2015

We got a nice mention from Art Dudley for our room at the NY Audio Show:

http://www.stereophile.com/content/new-york-audio-show-saturday-part-two#CttPR10GKBYUViFO.97


Adagio & Classic Phono Stages Temporarily Out of Stock November 11 2015

Our new Adagio Phono Stage is now also out of stock. We plan to have more before the end of November. Sorry - this is a new product and we sold the few we had quickly after the NY Audio Show. As I mentioned Monday, we should have more Classic Phono Stages by the end of this week, and we're extending the show discount.

NY Audio Show Discount on Classic Phono Extended November 09 2015

A number of people who wanted to buy the Classic Phono Stage at the NY Audio Show discount were unable to because we sold out. We're working on production and expect to have more by the end of the week, and we're extending the discount until Nov. 20th. Anyone can get the 10% discount by using the code: NYASCLASSIC10 at online checkout.

Classic Phono Stage Low Stock November 08 2015

We've had great sales of the Classic Phono Stage during the NY Audio Show, both at the show and online. The standard assembled version and complete kit are now temporarily out of stock, but we should have more available in a few days to a week. Thanks!

Tavish Design Discount at New York Audio Show October 22 2015

Tavish Design  will be exhibiting at the 2015 New York Audio Show in Rye, NY (Friday Nov 6th to Sunday Nov 8th), Room 4016. It's a great opportunity to see and hear our equipment, push the buttons, and ask questions. You can see and hear our Minotaur Hybrid Amplifier and Classic Phono Stage, and we'll be introducing a couple of new products as well, including our Adagio Phono Stage.

You can get a 10% discount on show attendance with the code:    TDNYAS10%


Tavish Design at the 2015 New York Audio Show August 23 2015

Tavish Design will be exhibiting at the 2015 New York Audio Show in Rye, NY (Friday Nov 6th to Sunday Nov 8th), Room 4016. It's a great opportunity to see and hear our equipment, push the buttons, and ask questions. You can see and hear our Minotaur Hybrid Amplifier and Classic Phono Stage, and we'll be introducing a couple of new products as well, including our Adagio Phono Stage.

We'll be exhibiting jointly with Wax Rax - see one of their products below.


Minotaur Available August 23 2015

Both versions of the Minotaur are available. Please allow 3 business days for final checkout and burn-in. We don't charge until we ship. Thanks!

Minotaur Temporarily Sold Out July 28 2015

We're working on production and expect to have more available by Aug. 21. Please contact us if you have any questions (info@tavishdesign.com). Thanks!

Audio Tube Noise Measurements May 07 2015

We are now posting and maintaining a list of noise measurements made on current production (and a few new, old-stock) audio vacuum tubes. It includes popular types such as 12AX7, 12AT7, 5751, and 6DJ8, and it will include more in the future. See our Downloads page for details, and let us know if there are other brands or types you would like to see included.

Minotaur Update April 19 2015

The Minotaur now has a tempered glass window (in place of the original polycarbonate).

Minotaur Available February 19 2015

Both versions of the Minotaur are available. Please allow 3 business days for final checkout and burn-in. We don't charge until we ship. Thanks!

Minotaur Temporarily Sold Out December 29 2014

Our small initial production of the Minotaur has sold out (both balanced and unbalanced versions). We expect to have more units available for sale in January 2015. Contact us if you are interested!

Minotaur Available and Shipping November 07 2014

The standard version of the Minotaur is now in stock. The balanced version will be available in Nov. or Dec.  2014.