NAKAMICHI: The 2-speed 680ZX (230v spec) For sale; time-limited auction

FS: NAKAMICHI 680ZX – the legendary 2-speed masterpiece. 230V UK spec. I am the first and only owner. Original box and original internal packing. Pristine cosmetic condition and functioning correctly. Auction closes late afternoon tomorrow Friday Aug 23rd https://www.facebook.com/groups/2266240066932176/

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Alphason’s titanium tubed arms – HR100S or a Xenon

The thread starts:  I’d always fancied one of Alphason’s titanium tubed arms like the HR100S or a Xenon. The HR100S tends to be quite expensive (too much for a punt anyway) and I can’t say I’ve ever really heard one at its best as they mostly tend to have been wired with the horrible vdH […]

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YAMAHA: R2000 ‘…. goes beyond ordinary stereo to re-create the full depth, presence and excitement of actually being at a live performance’

stereonomono.blogspot.co.uk write ….. The Spatial Expander. Normal stereo is limited to the space between two speakers. Yamaha Spatial Expander extends the sound field out beyond the speakers. This wider sound stage recreates the ambience and spaciousness of a live performance. There is more space between musicians, more depth and richness to the overal sound . […]

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Leak Troughlines

There’s been a bit of talk about the Leak tuners in another thread on the Quad FM units. Here’s a site I found some time ago with some useful information, including a TLII schematic for those interested in the inside. http://werple.net.au/~kiewavly/Leak.html I have to get me one of these, it’s about time I zapped my […]

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LS3/5a – is there any other design that is comparable?

Suppose you love the sound of LS3/5as, but missed the boat on getting a pair while they were still reasonable or, like me, sold your pair when they were going for $500. I’ve heard lots of folks talking about speakers they thought superceded the LS3/5as (Audio Physic Step, Harbeths, etc.) but what if you wanted […]

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YAMAHA: R2000 More user’s experiences; versus Yamaha CR 3020

The Tuner on the R-2000 is actually quite sophisticated. It will easily out perform the ones in your RX-1603, 2500 and SX-1250. As for the “horses”, bear in mind that the R-2000 is 2 generations down the road from the CR-3020 and benefited from all of the advanced research being done at the time. Most […]

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