HARBETH: A stupid question?

My SHL5 Plus speakers arrived today! Now – as I was preparing to open the box, I noticed a sticker On top saying “Warranty will not be valid if this sticker is disturbed”. I cannot figure out how I can possibly open the package without tearing off the sticker. I am probably missing something glaringly […]

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MICHELL ENGINEERING: Synchro turntable test review

Howard Popeck writes: The Synchro was mid-priced turntable inspired by the original GyroDec, but with an inverted-pendulum suspension and a glass platter. It looked dazzling 20 years ago, and it still does today. In the John Michell tradition, all the working parts are exposed, superbly engineered and impeccably cosmetically finished. It has a cast-ring sub […]

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HELIUS: Their new Viridia turntable does well at the Newport show

From our archives Robert Harley (The Absolute Sound) writes …. British turntable and tonearm maker Helius Designs added a second turntable to its line, the upscale Viridia. Based on the company’s Alexia ‘table, the Viridia features the same double-wishbone suspension but adds a magnetic bearing, new platter mat and clamp, magnetically suspended motor, and a […]

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FUNK FIRM: Gett!

We are told …. Gett! is Funk’s new two-speed entry level design. Gett! is a true doorway into the world of Funk when it delivers a seductive performance and internationally it has already been reviewed thus: “Triumphant Entry…” Why add any more? The DC motor and circuit provides for a clean drive to the precision […]

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MICHELL ENGINEERING: TecnoDec (RB250 Tonearm / Denon DL103 Cartridge) test review

“Its neutral balance is good for keeping the various elements consistent with one another and it makes a clear case for itself next to a more affordable deck like the Rega P3-24, thanks to a decent grasp of timing. Some will prefer a warmer sound, perhaps, but that’s a matter of cartridge choice and while […]

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Wharfedale Speaker Offers @ AudioAffair

Our very best special offers on Wharfedale speakers, all of which are exclusive to Audio Affair. Its unlikely, but if you see any of these cheaper, call 0121 224 7300/7401 or click on the “Found It Cheaper?” link on the product page. Details HERE Please click HERE for all featured UK retailers If you are […]

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Tannoy Exclusive Deals @ AudioAffair

These deals on Tannoy speakers are exclusive to Audio Affair. In many cases on a clearance or b grade offer, we buy all remaining stocks in order to buy at the lowest possible prices and pass the saving to you. Big savings available on these Tannoy speakers while stocks last. Details HERE Please click HERE […]

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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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