REGA: Integrated amplifiers; just how good are they?

The thread starts …… Strengths? Weaknesses? Older amps’ values? Just random discussion. I’m particularily interested in Luna, Brio 3, Mira 3 etc..lower end models. Had Brio-R, and it is the only one I’ve some experience with. Is there any database or history of these amplifiers in interweb? Continue reading HERE ===//=== Please click HERE to […]

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MICHELL ENGINEERING: Calling all Orbe and Gyrodec owners

The thread starts:  Anyone ever tried putting something like an Inspire Acri-Mat (or similar?) on their Orbe / Gyro and leaving the clamp off? What does it do to the sound? I ask out of laziness and because I’ve now got quite a few 180g re-released LP’s that have double the amount of vinyl and […]

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FM ACOUSTICS: “I have been told by a couple of Audiophiles that the FM Acoustics amplifiers were incredibly good …….”

  “I have been told by a couple of Audiophiles that the FM Acoustics amplifiers were incredibly good and very expensive. Has anyone had hand-on experiences with these amplifiers? The amp I have heard of most is the Resolution 811. Would this venerable amp still approach the state of the art for solid state?” Read […]

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“They do deteriorate. It also applies to regular CDs as well as the recordable CDs. It is my understanding that deterioration is primarily due to poor quality construction of the CD itself”

“Several days ago a thread was posted, in which the discussion was about how to copy tapes to cd. One of the responders, in a passing comment, mentioned that cd-r’s would only last 10 years. This got me to wondering, is this scientific fact, or “audio wives’s tales”? I’d be interested to hear about the […]

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MISSION: Calling all Mission vintage CD player enthusiasts

Didn’t know this company made cd players back in the day… I though Mission was known for their speakers. In doing some research, I noticed they also made some integrated amps.  Anyone have any experience with older Mission cd players?  The guy I’m going to see on Monday who has one says he paid over […]

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Sharing one’s passion

Paul McGowan: We’ve probably beat this topic of being an Audiophile to death. The discussion sparked a few ideas about how we might get together in service of ourselves. There’s advantage and power in a group, certainly a self serving one. More to follow someday. But today is Thanksgiving. That time of year when we […]

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