NAKAMICHI: CA-5EII + Nakamichi PA-5E (and the Nakamichi ST-7 FM tuner, in passing) test review

NB: This was originally published in 2010 Hello, and welcome to the next of my series of reviews of vintage equipment. First, I only write about equipment that I have had extended, direct and personal experience of either as an end-user or retailer – or both. I don’t get involved in measurements. During 34 years […]

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ONKYO: Their T9 tuner – calling all enthusiasts

So, I’m in the very early stages of putting together a turntable-focused system. I’m running an entry-level Technics SL-BD10 turntable that a friend from work gave me (soon to have a donated Grado green cartridge) and an 80s Technics receiver that another buddy lent me because my 4-yr old Onkyo doesn’t have a phono input, […]

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Trio (Kenwood): KT 917 vintage state of the art FM tuner circa 1979

I have owned mine since 1979. The UK price back then was circa £900 which according to an online historic £ to $ conversion taking into account a total inflation of 244% means circa $5k at today’s prices apparently. Anyone else out there with one of these magnificent devices? Dip in and out HERE EDITORIAL […]

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