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RE: Ranking Of Vintage Tube Preamps While We Are At It

"Doesn't the Citation 1V have passive EQ unlike the 1?"

No. Citation One uses passive RIAA network sandwiched between the two gain blocks. Each gain block consist of two triodes and has global feedback around them. Total 4 triodes for phono section for each channel, that is, four 12AX7 tubes for both channels. Look at schematic.

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