Ask Mr. H: MICHELL ENGINEERING: Orbe versus old Pink Triangle PT2, LFD Audio copper reference, SME 4 – and more

Hello. I am using an Orbe with and Audio Origami breathed-on Zeta arm with a Benz Glider plus an LFD Audio copper reference arm cable. I also have a PT2 which is in need of quite a bit of tlc – I mean to get it working properly – would you expect it to be […]

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TANNOY: Which classic amps for their GRF Autographs?

My Small flea power amps are fine powering my Tannoy Grf Autographs when I am in my listening room alone, However these 2 watt amps are just not powerful enough if i want to crank up the volume when i am working in different parts of the house. As the Tannoys are happy being fed […]

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PIERRE LURNE: Design Philosophy For Turntables – a paper from Pierre Lurne Of Audiomeca

Enjoy The Music write ….. For those who are unfamiliar with his name, Pierre Lurne has been an integral part of cutting edge turntable design since the late 1960’s. Pierre designed his first arm design in 1968. He later was commissioned to do design work for a then major player in the audiophile turntable market. […]

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HARBETH: Dangers of buying from unauthorised sources?

From their User Group: We’ve all been tempted. The idea of saving a few pounds by buying something from someone/somewhere that we know shouldn’t be selling it. But, be warned – there are serious repercussions which could turn the idea into a nightmare. Do not purchase Harbeth speakers without serial numbers! Please read this carefully: […]

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CELEF: Their PE1

I have NEVER heard a pair of Celef speakers which i did not –  right away, fall in love with. I’m not sure of spares availability. All working Celef products offer excellent value for money. This thread, although old, does contain interesting, relevant and useful observations. Thank you. Neil / Editor. ================ Does anyone have […]

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HARBETH: Stands – do they really make a verifiable improvement or merely a difference?

Ive read a lot about it, solid stands, light stands , full of kitty litter, sand, rice…special material, bricks…  mr Shaw says that his speakers sound well on every surface even on a chair, and stand dont make any difference, and i would like to say, that if the creator of them say this probably […]

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MICHELL ENGINEERING: The Transcriptor Fluid Arm

A few images from our vault folks and no, we don’t have any for sale. Many preowned classic examples for sale HERE Click HERE for many pristine preowned examples for sale EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. […]

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HARBETH: SHL5….finally”

For the last two years I am looking for a decent speaker for my vintage Sansui amps and receivers. I tested several KEF’s,B&W’s…etc,etc,and at the end of last year auditioned Harbeth 7’s and 5’s.Just several songs were enough to decide which one is right for me.Croatian distributor was cordial and offered both models for home […]

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