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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Myryad MT 100 FM stereo tuner test review. Stereophile Magazine.

  The Random House Dictionary of the English Language defines “myriad,” derived from a Greek word meaning “ten thousand,” as “a very great number of persons or things.” British and unabashedly ambitious, Myryad Systems has set itself myriad design goals for its M-series stereo components: audiophile performance, real-world pricing, convenience, circuit simplicity, common remote-control function, and physical […]

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FM – tuners still make a difference?

I have always shyed away from getting a matching tuner for my ES Jap-Crap system due to most stations now compressing the life out of their music – no dynamics to speak of and I’ve sometimes been sure I can hear MP3-like compression when listening – especially if using a digibox as a tuner. I […]

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