MUSICAL FIDELITY: AMS 35i – test review

David Price writes:  Talk to Antony Michaelson about his prodigious product portfolio and there are a few select designs about which he speaks with particular affection, the A1000 being one of them. This was one of the first British battleship integrateds. Of course, Japanese marques like Sansui once specialised in the breed – producing massive, […]

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AUDIOLAB: Upgrades

They tell us ….. Greatly improved power-supply & signal path components bring a smoother and much more open sound with better detail, transparency, bass grip & definition. Due to the age of these amplifiers, it is highly recommended that you get them serviced. Of course, we can do this for you; alternatively why not have […]

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BOWERS and WILKINS: 803D2s versus Icon Audio MB845i Sig

The thread starts: Well, at long last my B&W 803D2s are going. I’ve part exchanged them for an Icon Audio MB845i Sig, which comes on Tuesday. I’ve still got a pair of 805S, which are a lovely stand mound speaker that I wouldn’t want to sell. Anyway, I’m looking forward to playing with the 845s, […]

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LINN: Ekos SE tonearm, Keel LP12 subchassis, & Trampolin turntable base test review – by Art Dudley / Stereophile

Visit www.stereophile.com and look at the Vote Results for June 17, 2007: You’ll see that when we asked our readers to name the one audio product that’s spent the greatest amount of time in their systems, the most common answer by far was the Linn Sondek LP12 turntable (footnote 1). Little wonder that Scotland’s most famous record player […]

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AUDIOPHILE DEBATE: What is still truly British today? 134 comments + 8,128 page views

The thread starts: Hi Guys,  Been lurking here for a while and wondering what names are still truely British today (ie Owned by British, Designed in Britian, Manufactured in Britian).  This is not intended to be a discussion of whether this is a good or bad thing. Some names I can get off my mind […]

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HARBETH: Spare parts, ISO9001, ethics etc.

The thread starts …. This tread discusses Harbeth’s policy on spares and after care. Many companies have a business model where their products are relatively less expensive than ours and their spares parts division makes a significant contribution to their overall profitability. We design and manufacture for the longest possible service life – typically 20 […]

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RADFORD REVIVAL: Howard Popeck speaks at length to people with interesting things to say: Radford Revival’s Will Moores

Hello Will. Anyone with an iota of knowledge of Radford’s place in audio history could not fail the understand your motivation re Radford Revival. However I guess that the behind the scenes discussions, assurances re being the custodian of the heritage and related matters required considerable patience. Would you care to tell us the ‘back-story’? […]

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