£100 SYSTEM: Episode #02. Can the Sansui TUD 99X, the NAD 4020B and the Rotel RT850L see off the Cambridge A1 V3?

THE OBJECTIVE: The objective here is to, on a continual basis, refine the best system, under £100, that can be achieved today, pre-owned. A FEW GROUND RULES: Please look at episode #01 for clarification PLEASE NOTE: Every item in the system has been purchased by me off the auction sites. At this cheap-as-chips level, the […]

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HARBETH: Speaker shoot out: Harbeth P3ESR vs Proac Tablette Anniversary

What HiFi write ….. I thought I’d post this mini review about my impressions of these two competing mini monitors, I know some members here will be interested. I own both so I have no axe to grind when making these comparisons and each has its own virtues and pitfalls. The Proac’s have a more […]

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LFD AUDIO: Q&A … damping factor

Howard writes … A question of mine, to address my inquisitive nature.  My preference, for most types of music and most speakers is a high damping factor. I value speed, agility and articulation over heft, weight and so on.  To date, the PA2M(SE) is the most satisfying I have heard. Hypothetically, is it technically possible […]

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“Did you notice the extended highs?” In fact, I did not, but now that ……..

Paul McGowan writes: Our brains edit what we see and hear like a film director’s viewfinder. You’re probably familiar with this concept every time you take a picture of a distant mountain, seascape, or harvest moon and are disappointed with the outcome. What your vision records is entirely different than what the camera sees. Our brains […]

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