MICHELL ENGINEERING: Gyro to Orbe upgrade; is it sensible in this system?

Can you advise me in my quest to enhance my current hi-fi system please? It looks like this: Michell GyroDec + Rega RB600 + Sumiko Blue Point Special cartridge. The phono stage is a Clear Audio Basic MM/MC. Loudspeakers are Linn Ninkas and CD player a Linn Genki. The power amp is a Linn LK140 […]

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REGA: Integrated amplifiers; just how good are they?

The thread starts …… Strengths? Weaknesses? Older amps’ values? Just random discussion. I’m particularily interested in Luna, Brio 3, Mira 3 etc..lower end models. Had Brio-R, and it is the only one I’ve some experience with. Is there any database or history of these amplifiers in interweb? Continue reading HERE ===//=== Please click HERE to […]

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REGA: How to resolve a Rega P5 vs RP6 purchasing dilemma?

  The thread starts ….. Basically, I’ve decided to buy a Rega turntable and am torn between purchasing a new RP6 and a (slightly) used P5 being sold online by an authorized Rega dealer. The P5 can be had for $850 or $1,100 including the power supply unit upgrade. The turntable already has upgraded interconnects, […]

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REGA: DAC-R – test review

Marc Gusew writes: The Rega DAC-R is now available in Australia at $1199 RRP and offers many enhancements and meaningful upgrades over the previous generation Rega DAC ($999 RRP). If you are familiar with the older DAC, you will also be familiar with the DAC-R because it looks virtually the same, with only the front facia […]

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REGA: RP-1 record player test review

Art Dudley (Stereophile) …… I tried to name a high-end audio product that’s been recommended more often than the Rega Planar 3 turntable. I failed. The closest I could come was Rega’s own RB300 tonearm, surely the best-selling perfectionist tonearm of all time. After that came the Rega Planar 2 turntable, a sample of which I owned […]

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REGA: DAC-R D/A processor test review

Jon Iverson (Stereophile mag) writes: I’ve spent the last month recording songs for a pal’s upcoming album. His act consists of powerful female and male singers, acoustic and electric bass, and acoustic guitars and mandolin. Jay-Z is funding the project, which is destined to transform the entire hip-hop/rap beat-driven pop landscape into an acoustic-music wonderland.Okay, […]

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REGA: Planar 25 turntable test review

I literally dropped everything when Rega’s new Planar 25 turntable arrived a few weeks ago. I’d heard the ‘table compared with the Planar 3 at designer Roy Gandy’s house when I visited Rega last fall—see “Analog Corner” in the January ’99 Stereophile—and was anxious to audition it in my own system and tell you what I […]

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REGA: P1 record player test review

For a word that first appeared in print only 35 years ago, prequel has a lot of impact—if only in a commercial sense. The television series Smallville has become a staple of American broadcasting. Film producers gambled millions on the chance that audiences would want to know what happened when Batman began. And while moviegoers have turned their backs on […]

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