TANNOY: Which classic amps for their GRF Autographs?

My Small flea power amps are fine powering my Tannoy Grf Autographs when I am in my listening room alone, However these 2 watt amps are just not powerful enough if i want to crank up the volume when i am working in different parts of the house. As the Tannoys are happy being fed […]

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SUGDEN: Their separates – brilliant, or just misplaced nostalgia?

Hello. I am wondering if other people can relate to something I have experienced lately and perhaps help me better understand it. For about a year now, I have been restlessly moving from amp to amp (always somehow satisfied, never fully so) until I finally settled about three months ago on an ex-demo pair of […]

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HARBETH: After Harbeth – then what?

Editor’s note. This one is from the 2012 archive. However, a number of the observations are both interesting and still valid. Neil. The thread starts ……. Hi everyone, The question above says it all. Where did you go after Harbeth? I’d like to know what you were looking to improve in the sound you had […]

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Developing critical listening skills

When Alon Sagee was a wet behind the ears audiophile he spent his days hanging around stereo shops. Today he is the president of the San Francisco Audiophile Society. “At 20, I bought my first audiophile gear at HiFi Haven, a high-end audio dealer in my college neighborhood in New Jersey. This was definitely not a […]

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How to get a good sound out of JR 149s?

What are people’s experiences with JR 149s? I have a pair being driven by a Quad 520 . The sound is not very satisfactory — it sounds “amplified.” I wonder if people have found a really successful amp for them. Someone I know loves the sound he gets out of them with a Leak ST20. […]

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