FM TUNERS NOT ON EBAY AS OF 03/12/2020 VIA THE AUDIO MISER

MR. MISER SAYS … Today we have Arcam (6) + Armstrong (1) + Leak (3) + Linn (3) + Meridian (4) + QUAD (3) + Rega (2) + Sugden (1) plus many more. ARCAM ALPHA 5 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisa708d-arcam-alpha-5-fm-tuner-tuners?refsource=hifishark ARCAM ALPHA 8 … https://www.2dehands.be/a/audio-tv-en-foto/tuners/m1634249364-arcam-alpha-8-am-fm-tuner-radio.html ARCAM DELTA 60 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/tuners/m1635553732-arcam-delta-80-tuner.html?previousPage=lr ARCAM T31 … https://www.2dehands.be/a/audio-tv-en-foto/tuners/m1629351084-arcam-tuner-t31.html ARCAM T61 … […]

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FM: Aerials, the misunderstood and/or marginalised component?

Surely the radio aerial, with possibly a signal amplifier present for weaker signals, could be regarded as being the equivalent of vinyl’s cartridge and phono amp stages? If achieved then consequently, we may have more choice and availability of aerials and magazine reviews. Imagine going into a hi-fi shop to discuss an aerial/amp combination that […]

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LUXOR RADIO : What happened?

Valentine Xavier writes … Founded in 1923 in Motala, Sweden by Axel Holstensson as Luxor Radio to manufacture crystal radio sets but quickly grew in to one of the larger Swedish radio manufacturers. Expanded into other areas of brown goods manufacture in the 1950’s and became one of the first European mass manufacturers of television […]

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NIKKO: Gamma V FM tuner test review

Howard Popeck writes: Only a mini test for this one I’m afraid. My notes from that time are not very comprehensive. Anyway … Built in 1978, the Gamma V is a very sensitive and selective rack-mount style digital tuner. It cost around £400 when new, as best I can recall. Construction is all frame and […]

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THE AUDIO MISER: True underdog hi-fi

“I’m interested to see what shouts you would make for some underdog hi-fi components. Regardless of name, perceived provenance or price point, what items have you heard that have put a smile on your face as because they had no business being so musical in the first place?” IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ. The publishers do […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (23/10/2020) VINTAGE NAIM NOT ON EBAY

202 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/4011/11/pre-amplifiers/naim-202-preamplfier.aspx 32.5 … https://hifitorget.se/visa_annons.php/naim_32_5_109108.htm 500 DR … https://www.centralaudio.co.uk/index.php?page=products&id=9797 BURNDY … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/naim-burndy-set-for-nds-ps555.247202/ CD5 XS … https://usato.audiograffiti.com/annunci/lettori-cd/249669/ CDX … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2732/30/cd-players/naim-cdx.aspx DVD 5 … https://luxurygroup.it/portfolio-articoli/naim-dvd-5-3/ HDX … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/mediaserver-naim-hdx-parma-357417801.htm HICAP … https://www.willhaben.at/iad/kaufen-und-verkaufen/d/naim-hicap-dr-naim-psu-netzteile-416480441/ NAIT 3 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/amplificatore-naim-nait-3-sud-sardegna-357295427.htm NAIT XS … https://www.2dehands.be/a/audio-tv-en-foto/versterkers-en-ontvangers/m1615342834-naim-nait-xs.html NAP 110 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/naim-nap-110-milano-282098550.htm NAP 250 / OLIVE … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/olive-naim-nap-250.247124/ NAP 250 DR … https://www.audio-markt.de/market/naim-audio-nap-250-dr-2877018042 NAPSC … […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (21/10/2020) NAKAMICHI VINTAGE NOT ON EBAY:

CURRENTLY, NONE OF THESE APPEAR ON EBAY! 410/420 … http://www.audioscope.net/nakamichi-410-420-pre-power-amp-p-2393.html?ref=3 530 … https://www.blocket.se/annons/stockholm/begagnad_nakamichi_530_receiver/91571599 610 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649643695-serviced-nakamichi-610-well-featured-preamplifier-pre-amp/ 620 … http://www.heathcoteaudio.co.uk/product.php?type=solid%20state&head=Solid%20State 730 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/professionele-audio-tv-en-video-apparatuur/m1611834158-nakamichi-730-legendarische-receiver.html AMP2 … https://www.hifibazar.sk/hifibazar-sk/eshop/9-1-Zosilnovace/0/5/5368-NAKAMICHI-AMP-2 DRAGON CD … https://reverb.com/item/35754297-nakamichi-dragon-cd-ps-dac-full-set-in-excellent-condition-ultra-rare PRE/POWER … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mona-vale/home-theatre-systems/nakamichi-amp-and-pre-amp/1237761533 R3 … https://www.hifionline.cz/hifibazar/prodam/stereo-receivery/nakamichi/nakamichi-receiver-3/ RE 2 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649637754-vintage-nakamichi-re-2-stereo-receiver/ SR 4A … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649663234-nakamichi-sr-4a-stasis-stereo-receiver/ ST 7E … https://sprzedajemy.pl/tuner-nakamichi-st-7e-mosty-2-0010c9-nr61622943 ST 7E … https://www.gumtree.pl/a-inny-sprzet-audio/lobez/tuner-nakamichi-st+7e/1007252996420911358762509 IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ. […]

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LEAK: Troughline stereo decoder. Any comments?

“I have a Mk2, ally front mono version that I haven’t used for a couple of years. A couple of questions: Are the caps likely to be in need of replacement, if so what replacements are recommended? Also what’s the feeling on decoders? Which are worth having? Is there a DIY alternative at all, as […]

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AWFUL: The worst piece of HiFi Equipment you’ve ever owned?

AK is an amazing forum for the depth and breadth of knowledge and opinions of members from all over the world. We spend a lot of time talking about the best equipment we own, but what of the worst? The models you were most disappointed in, were the most overhyped, represented the worst value for […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (09/10/2020) VINTAGE YAMAHA NOT ON EBAY:

QUITE POSSIBLY … the largest collection of used examples for sale outside of ebay! £250 … https://www.ukaudiomart.com/details/649659456-yamaha-rx-v775-receiver-surround-sound-amplifier-tuner-streamer/ £200 … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/119953272/yamaha-td500-dabfm-tuner-in-black.html?affil=awin&utm_content=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hifishark.com&utm_term=Comparison+Engine&utm_source=AWin-536903&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=AffiliateWin&awc=5834_1601978886_c98ae7116cb9e456c773c6e203c22ab4 £500 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/5393/1/amplifiers/yamaha-a-s801-amp.aspx £935 … https://www.willhaben.at/iad/kaufen-und-verkaufen/d/yamaha-m4-power-amp-mint-condition-408210609/ £42 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/new-farm/stereo-systems/yamaha-rxv359-amp-100watts-per-channel/1258427962 £205 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/seaford-rise/stereo-systems/yamaha-amp-hifi-stereo-amplifier-r-n303d-black/1257594024 £369 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/endeavour-hills/stereo-systems/yamaha-p3500-2000w-power-amp-professional-heavy-duty-made-in-korea-/1257382902 £40 … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/120206373/yamaha-av-receiver-rx-v396rds-natural-sounds.html?affil=awin&utm_content=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hifishark.com&utm_term=Comparison+Engine&utm_source=AWin-536903&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=AffiliateWin&awc=5834_1601978942_6a9f85ddb5ab84b37f99e0dae9c301ec IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ. The publishers do not vouch for any contents and the listing you are […]

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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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PRE-OWNED: What’s the best hifi second hand bargain you’ve had or missed out on?

I lived in Manchester in the mid 1990s and looked in the ad paper Loot and saw a Linn Sondek with Lingo and ekos for £50 , I immediately phoned at 9.30am thinking I’d be first in but a caller had already seen it and was on his way to buy, I was gutted for […]

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LINX: The Theta FM tuner, a forgotten masterpiece?

This very rare design, incorporating Magnum Dynalab boards and probably other of their technology … is fetching high prices on the auction sites. Do these buyers know something the rest of us don’t? Some say that it’s as close to getting a Dynalab for under £250. Observations invited. The FM radio community

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