ePot.V3 Max front view

Improved V3 Max Electronic Stepped Attenuator

May 2021 – We are pleased to announce the Rev B update to our ePot.V3 Max electronic stepped attenuator & preamp controller. The Max was originally introduced 9 months earlier in September 2020 and is Tortuga Audio’s flagship attenuator/controller for its line of passive and active LDR preamps. The version B update replaces the original power board on the V3 Max power board with a more robust, quieter and …

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ePot.V3 stepped attenuators

ePot.V3 Stepped Attenuators Released Sept 2020

(Update 9.15.20) Following a year and a half of development, we are pleased to announce the release of our new ePot.V3 Mini and Max electronic stepped attenuators & preamp controllers. Although long in coming, the ePot.V3 products are the best sounding electronic stepped attenuators and preamp controllers we’ve designed to date. We are really excited about these new beauties and are confident you’ll enjoy them as well. Below you’ll …

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Florida Audio Expo 2019 | Tortuga Audio Room

Comments and Pictures From Florida Audio Expo 2019

Tortuga Audio had a great time and a fantastic sounding room at the inaugural Florida Audio Expo in Tampa, Florida in February 2019.  Here are some comments and pictures from that show. The show went off without a hitch, was well attended and the organizers can be quite proud of all the hard work that went into conceiving, planning and executing this new audio show. A show in sunny …

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LDRPot.V1 Prototype PCBs

ePot.V3 Stepped Attenuator Under Development

Update: 3.27.2020 – This article has been amended to reflect the name ePot.V3  superseding the earlier name of LDR.V1 A High Performance Stepped Attenuator Tortuga Audio is developing the ePot.V3 as a direct successor model to the LDR.V25 Preamp Controller that includes a version (the ePot.V3 “Mini”) that is intended as a drop-in replacement for practically any stereo audio volume control potentiometer or stepped attenuator. The ePot uses high …

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6922/6DJ8 tubes for tube rolling

Tube Rolling The Tortuga Tube Buffer

Designed around the excellent current production 6H30 tube, we’ve concluded that the TPB.V1 Tube Buffer is also compatible with the entire family of 9-pin 6DJ8 / ECC88 / 6922 / 7308 tubes which opens up a big wide world of tube rolling possibilities. And while the 6H30 is a great sounding tube for the Tortuga buffer, I’m already convinced that some of these alternative tubes will yield sonic improvements. …

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