BRITISH FM TUNERS / RECEIVERS AND TUNER/-AMPS for sale. This list updated 25th January

First, please read: This page is in effect a bulletin board which means that members can post their for sale gear here. It doesn’t mean that we know the equipment nor the sellers nor have these items for sale ourselves. If you want to post – here without ANY listing fees – then please contact […]

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SURPRISING, BUT MAYBE NOT AS MUCH AS YOU’D THINK: 10 pre-owned vintage CD players under £40 each compared

In this, my latest experiment, I decided to buy as many pre-owned / low cost CD players as I could afford for the investigation and NONE over £40 each from the major auction sites. PART 1: I wanted to determine if via my reference system #1 (£100 in total), I could (a) hear any worthwhile […]

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JBL VINTAGE: 61 pre-owned pairs for sale. This list updated 25th January

PARAGON … https://usato.audiograffiti.com/annunci/diffusori-acustici/277171/ L40 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649818163-jbl-l40-speakers-1977/ L110 ALNICO … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649817642-vintage-jbl-l110-with-alnico-drivers/ L36 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649809784-jbl-l36-vintage-speaker-pair-sw-fl/ PARAGON … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/jbl-paragon-perugia-417382050.htm L82 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649816970-jbl-l82-classic-w-stands/ L166 … https://reverb.com/item/49483845-pickup-only-ma-vintage-audio-jbl-l166-horizon-speakers-studio-monitors?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy L100 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaf1eg-jbl-l100-classic-pair-monitors?refsource=hifishark L100 … https://reverb.com/item/48831754-jbl-l100-1970-s-speakers?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy L36 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649810236-excellent-set-of-jbl-l-36-decade-loudspeakers-from-the-golden-age-of-audio/ L200B … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-general-electronics/cole-harbour/jbl-speakers-l200b-mint-condition/1590282932 128H … https://hifisentralen.no/forumet/classifieds/jbl-128h-l112-150-som-ny.235013/ L100 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649785097-jbl-l100-century-speakers/ 180t gi … https://hifitorget.se/visa_annons.php/jbl_l80t_gi_130341.htm L150 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-speakers/markham-york-region/jbl-l150-speakers/1590239020 2445L [PARTS] … https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketplace/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/floor-speakers/listing/3126187030?bof=doQ8858v CM62 … https://www.olx.com.pk/item/jbl-control-cm62-speakers-original-jbl-studio-monitors-iid-1040344509 DECADE […]

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TOWNSHEND ENGINEERING: Howard Popeck speaks at length to people with interesting things to say: Max Townshend

From our archives : Howard Popeck: Not many people know you’re a qualified engineer. What engineering discipline was your first degree? Max: Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical, specialising in communications. Where did you study? University of Western Australia So what happened after that? I accepted a commission in the Royal Australian Air Force where I was […]

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ALPHASON: What happened?

Apparently … Made the HR100S and HR100s MCS arms in the late 80’s early 90’s, it’s a medium compliance unit featuring a ultra rigid design machined from titanium right from the bearing to headshell as a one piece, features a ceramic gimbal bearings and was designed by Mike Knowles, the Xenon was a slightly cheaper […]

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OPEN REEL RECORDINGS: Why analog-obsessed audiophiles are returning to reel-to-reel

Audiophiles are notorious for embracing dated technologies, but their latest move might leave some wondering if they’ve lost their marbles. Incredibly, the audio world is seeing the resurgence of a product that declined decades ago and practically disappeared from the market around the early 2000s: the reel-to-reel tape deck. Forty years ago, a reel-to-reel deck […]

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From our archives: The amplifier designer hall of fame / Julian Prendergast Verreker

Editor McCauley in conversation with Howard Popeck: More? More! Well, I never met Julian Verreker. Because of my public loathing for the Linn ‘culture’ in the 1980’s; he and I would never have seen eye to eye. It wasn’t to be. However he was a self-taught designer. That’s gotta mean something, right? I took a […]

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There are no hard feelings on our part if they are returned

We wouldn’t need laws if everyone did the right thing. Unfortunately, people justify all kinds of behavior that’s socially unacceptable: greed, selfishness, every-man-for-himself, self-aggrandizing at the expense of others. We make laws and rules to even the playing field—then those same people spend their days figuring out how to work around them. An endless circular battle that benefits […]

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…….. but then uncomfortable when we speak of it in absolute terms

Paul McGowan: We’re comfortable suggesting sound is subjective when it comes to our differences in perception, but then uncomfortable when we speak of it in absolute terms. In other words, we believe the source of sound to be absolute. The perception of sound a matter of personal choice. The dictionary describes subjective as a central philosophical […]

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Ask Mr. H: SACD, DVD-A and CD. Howard Popeck answers a reader’s question

Howard. were the public remiss in not giving more support to SACD and DVD-A – or is CD sufficient? SACD was flawed; there’s no question about that! It wasn’t a good medium. It never sounded right to me. None of the players that were available gave the comprehensive performance that the advanced CD players gave. […]

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LEAK: 2001 Cassette Deck

The Leak 2001 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Leak in 1973. The main features of the Leak 2001 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection with support for normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport. Typical of this deck is […]

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SME: 27 pre owned items for sale. This list updated January 24th

3009 III … https://www.2ememain.be/v/tv-hi-fi-video/tourne-disques/m1800958170-sme-3009-series-iii 30/2 … https://www.olx.pl/d/oferta/gramofon-sme-30-2-CID99-IDNxu2C.html 3009 III … https://www.blocket.se/annons/skaraborg/tonarm_pickup__sme_serie_iii/99337540 3009 III … https://www.2dehands.be/v/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers/m1800958170-sme-3009-serie-iii SERIES V … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/sme-v-genova-419702379.htm 12A … http://seattlehifi.com/demos/?sme-model-12a-turntable-with-sme-309-tonearm-open-box-demo 3009 … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=p805861077 3009 2 … https://www.willhaben.at/iad/kaufen-und-verkaufen/d/sme-tonarm-3009-s2-422828940/ 3009 S2 … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=u401685608 3012 2 … https://www.hifido.co.jp/20-28801-33814-00.html?LNG=E 3012 R … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=h518261307 3012 RG … http://www.audioscope.net/sme-3012rg-limited-edition-p-2800.html?ref=3 HEADSHELL … https://www.tradera.com/item/302048/430365535/sme-3009-3012-headshell-pickupskal-med-sladdar HEADSHELL … https://www.tradera.com/item/302048/430365827/headshell-pickupskal-med-sme-faste-sme-liknande-skal-i-metall- MODEL .. 30/12 … […]

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NAIM: 143 pre-owned pieces for sale. Updated January 24th

DAC V1 … https://shop.club-hifi.com/fr/listings/1695179-dac-naim-v1 DIN CABLE … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/naim-hi-line-5pin-5pin-din.263799/ 112 + + … https://www.2ememain.be/v/tv-hi-fi-video/chaine-hi-fi/m1801064285-naim-set-nac112-flatcap-2x-nap-150x-avec-cables MU-SO I … https://www.2dehands.be/v/audio-tv-en-foto/luidsprekerboxen/m1800934842-naim-mu-so-1st-generatie MU-SO II … https://www.av-market.com/fr/annonce/naim-audio-mu-so-ii-2104949380 NOVA … https://www.stereonet.com/forums/topic/529194-fs-naim-uniti-nova-all-in-one-streamer-dac-amplifier/ NAP 150X … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/04/435355.php SUPERNAIT II … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/naim-supernait-2-milano-419789410.htm HICAP DR … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/naim-hicap-dr-milano-419789647.htm CD 5I … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaf645-naim-cd5i-cd-player-remote-mint-cd-sacd-players?refsource=hifishark NAP 250DR … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649819020-naim-250dr-amplifier/ SUPERNAIT III … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649818949-naim-supernait-3/ NAIT XS … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-systeme-de-son/longueuil-rive-sud/naim-nait-xs/1602989344 SNAIC V … […]

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LUXMAN 97 pre-owned items for sale. This list updated 24th January

SQ38 … https://hifi.nl/tweedehands/10056103/Luxman-sq-38-u,-ca-10-jaar.html T230 … https://www.rehifi.se/tuner/luxman-t-230 SQ N150 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649819140-luxman-sq-n150/ T102L … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/tuners/m1801079309-luxman-t-102l E 03 … https://www.hifido.co.jp/22-34215-28174-00.html?LNG=E P 700U … https://www.audiounion.jp/ct/detail/used/188892/ L31 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/versterkers-en-receivers/m1800881640-luxman-l31 M800A … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649819027-luxman-m800a-class-a-amplifier-230-volt-version/ R 113 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-systeme-de-son/ville-de-montreal/luxman-r-113-hi-end-audiophile-stereo-receiver/1603007979 R 800 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649818946-luxman-r800-receiver/ CL 35 III … https://reverb.com/item/49731320-luxman-cl35mkiii?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy MQ 70 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaf4gj-luxman-mq-70-vintage-stereo-tube?refsource=hifishark LV 113 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaf536-luxman-lv-113-solid-state?refsource=hifishark L 110 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649817401-vintage-luxman-l110-integrated-amp-good-condition-and-amazing-sound/ R113 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-systeme-de-son/ville-de-montreal/luxman-r-113-hi-end-audiophile-stereo-receiver/1590430306 […]

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ALPHASON: What happened?

“Made the HR100S and HR100s MCS arms in the late 80’s early 90’s, it’s a medium compliance unit featuring a ultra rigid design machined from titanium right from the bearing to headshell as a one piece, features a ceramic gimbal bearings and was designed by Mike Knowles, the Xenon was a slightly cheaper version of […]

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