Gyrodec and spacedeck platter upgrade kits

 i have recently auditioned both decks and was considering them both and was happy that they have platter upgrade paths available. since then doubt has reared its ugly head and i am unsure whether the kits are just a halfway measure to the next level (eg hyperspace or orbe). have any wammers any experience with […]

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SUGDEN: Their LS21 loudspeaker

They say ….. The LS21 is a tuned quarter wave design and uses a treble and mid/base driver ported through the plinth. The cabinet is compact but not compromised, being domestically acceptable at less than 1m tall and less than 23cm wide. The cabinets are manufactured in-house by our highly skilled cabinet maker. This includes […]

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CELESTION: Ditton 66 – opinions sought and given

I’m looking buy a pair of Ditton 66 speakers and would like to hear any comments comparing the Mk1 and Mk2 versions apart from the obvious front veneer. Are they the same or is the crossover different? Which is prefferred? Read more HERE Also https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=celestion%20vintage%20hifi Also ….. Please click HERE to access the entire BRITISH […]

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TANNOY: Vintage Tannoy 12″ monitor golds vs. Harbeth

I am thinking about assembling a secondary system in a small den (12.5ft x 13.5ft) for listening to combo jazz, female vocalists, acoustic guitar music, cello sonatas, and the like. I have come across a pair of vintage Tannoy 12″ monitor golds(from the sixties) that are mounted in custom cabinets made of baltic birch and […]

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Michell Electo amps, Pink Triangle Anniversary and more

My Stello DA100 DAC and ANT Cora 3T LTD arrived here several weeks ago and I’m very well pleased. I’ve also had exceptional help from Martin Logan in guiding me through the refurbishment of my Arius speakers, supplying new stators and condensers and constant emails back and forth.  So now to my need for further […]

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LINN: What should a buyer know BEFORE buying a preowned Ittock?

Buying such a delicate component as a tonearm SH not easy,and not without risk,they are 30 years old…What should I now,and what is MUST check,or must ask.Is there big diferense in sound betwen LVII versions,is latter a single counterweight better sounding tonearm. What will be your bid for this one http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Super-rare…item2320a480e2 ,can I mount Troika […]

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SUGDEN: Their Masterclass DAC-4 Digital to Analogue Converter

They say ….. The DAC-4 offers a well judged alternative to the plethora of other DAC’s available in the current market.  With sound quality top of the list, our watchword ‘Rescuing music from technology’ could not be more appropriate.  Instead of accepting and using the latest digital trends, we have produced a product meticulously engineered […]

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SUGDEN: Their Fusion21 CD player

They say ….. The Fusion 21 is designed to compliment both the A21 and A21SE Signature integrated amplifiers. Utilising a high speed transport mechanism and on board memory, the Fusion 21 is a technically advanced CD player. To reduce jitter and control errors during play back there is a dedicated transceiver circuit, this re-formats data […]

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LFD AUDIO: Something a bit special, for 48 hours only

SOMETHING A BIT SPECIAL FOR ALL SUBSCRIBERS TO THE LFD AUDIO NEWSLETTER WHICH, IF YOU AREN’T ALREADY A MEMBER YOU CAN REGISTER @ popeckhoward@gmail.com 48 hour sale on all brand new LFD Audio equipment with 30% off the official list price. 230v (all items) 100v (all items) 120v (selected items) Terms and conditions apply. Please […]

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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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ALBARRY MUSIC: “… ,fast, dynamic, articulate and totally convincing musically”

Exciting new products I have heard lately, the New ALBARRY AP11 Pre-amp and M608 Mono-bloc power amps,fast, dynamic, articulate and totally convincing musically. DAVID BERNING Pre/power valve amps, fantastically controlled and eloquent. Tannoy Definition range of speakers, incredible value for money, beautifully designed,dynamic music with a relaxed feel to them. regards AL MORE Also ….. […]

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SUGDEN: A21ai Series 2 integrated amplifier test review

Art Dudley writes ….. The Sugden A21ai Series 2 integrated amplifier has a distinctive, overarching strength and a similarly apparent shortcoming: Its warm, sweet, well-textured, downright chunky sound honors certain instruments and styles of music, while its top end is rather thick, opaque, and lacking in “air” compared with most other contemporary perfectionist amplifiers. No […]

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