MARANTZ: Model 2325 vs. Sansui 9090?

bb3blog writes as follows: Much like the beginnings of early high end audio when Audio Research and Conrad Johnson were the common catch words, Marantz and Sansui are two names that most likely crop up when talk goes vintage solid state receivers. Of course there was Pioneer, Sony, Technics and others that carved their respective […]

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LUXMAN: Vintage Luxman amplifiers inc L-210, L-530 – and more

I really like Luxman’s from the 80’s, they were there when the “audio-bug” bit me as a teenager. I bought my first Luxman gear with earned money in ’84! This was a kit with some swedish made speakers, branded with the Luxman logo but they actually looked very much like Snell E/III, only a little […]

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Sansui BA 3000 amp and CA 3000 preamp question

HI everyone, I am a newbie to this forum- don’t know why it took me so long… When I moved to Mexico 24 years ago, I made one trip with a motorhome just to transport my audio equipment – too many pieces to list. The guts of the system are two Sansui BA 3000 amps […]

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COLIN WONFOR: Passive preamps, the downside.

Hello Colin. I’m sure you’re aware of passive preamps such as Music First. I don’t think you’ll sort person to comment negatively on a particular brand but I do wonder what your views are on such devices? Not wishing to anticipate your answer, I’ve listened to the MF device and been very impressed by the […]

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