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LINN: Exactly the way it happened folks: LP12 and a/b demonstrations

From and including the 1970s, Linn popularised the concept of the A-B demonstration. It was, on the face of it, a faultlessly logical ethos. It was adopted by reviewers and dealers alike, myself included. It was rumoured they had mystery shoppers in circulation, prepared to report back any deviation from the dogma. For a while […]

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AUDIO ELECTRONICS PARTS / DIY / ASSISTANCE: [Aiwa / Aragon / Arcam / Belles / Bose / Grace / Hafler / Harman Kardon / JBL / Lenco / Linn / Luxman / Linn / Marantz / Meridian / Mission / Musical Fidelity / Naim / Nakamichi ./ Onix / Onkyo / Pass / Pro-Ject / QUAD / Teac / Technics / Yamaha ]

AIWA 9300 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mulgrave/radios-receivers/aiwa-stereo-tuner-9300-faulty/1281020127 ARAGON 4004.2 … https://audiokarma.org/forums/index.php?threads/modifying-aragon-4004-mkii-power-supply-capacitors.509888/ ARCAM A60 … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/a-r-cambridge-a60-tidy-up.207599/ BELLES 150A … https://audiokarma.org/forums/index.php?threads/belles-150a-output-mosfets-blown.971414/ BOSE 802 … https://reverb.com/item/42943307-bose-equalizer-802-e-faulty-capacitors-replaced-case-cleaned-recoated-no-cables GRACE G707 … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/quad-303-circuit-diagram.257309/ HAFLER … https://audiokarma.org/forums/index.php?threads/hafler-dh-101-preamp.965667/ HARMAN KARDON 330C … https://audiokarma.org/forums/index.php?threads/harman-kardon-330c-back-for-more-help-stereo-indicator-lamp.970178/ JBL 4312A … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/quad-303-circuit-diagram.257309/ LENCO B-52 … https://allegrolokalnie.pl/oferta/lenco-b52-shure-m75-diy LINN AXIS PSU … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/linn-axis-psu.2697/ LUXMAN DZ 111 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mulgrave/stereo-systems/luxman-dz-111-cd-player-faulty/1281019868 MARANTZ CD … https://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=b1007304458 MERIDIAN […]

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SPEAKERS: Parts, DIY and assistance. [Audax * B&W * Celestion * Coles * Jamo * JBL * KEF * Linn * Scanspeak * SEAS * Tannoy * Wharfedale]

AUDAX … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/subs/listing-2846937843.htm AUDAX 16 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649638178-15-tannoy-lf-driver-3836/ AUDAX 8” … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/other/listing-2906120234.htm AUDAX BASS … https://www.finn.no/bap/forsale/ad.html?finnkode=201732098 AUDAX TWEETER … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Estevez/items/352182890?awc=6238_1608309057_03833d38b5275b88367c78f6e37ae1e5&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa AUDAX TWEETER … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/floor-speakers/listing-2846317222.htm B&W BZ … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/other/listing-2901835878.htm CELESTION HF2000 … https://reverb.com/item/38885048-celestion-hf2000-tweeter-1970-s-1980-s-black-gray-red CELESTION TF … https://www.njuskalo.hr/zvucnici/akcija-zamjenski-driver-celestion-tf-0615-oglas-16377598 COLES 4001 … https://www.springair.de/de/coles-4001-hochtoener-paar/h62719 COLES 4001 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/tweteers-coles-4001-varese-333811184.htm COLES TWEETERS … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/luidsprekers/m1620539499-set-coles-tweeters-uit-b-w-dm4.html GARRARD (PARTS) … https://reverb.com/item/38487783-lot-of-vintage-turntables-nos-parts-rca-victrola-vm-garrard-bsr-crescent-magnavox-1950-1980-mu JAMO 15” … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/other/listing-2849123921.htm […]

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SCOTTISH TURNTABLES : Linn / Ariston / STD / Systemdek [pre-owned FOR SALE @ sensible prices

ARISTON: ICON … https://www.audioasylumtrader.com/ca/listing/Turntables/Ariston/Icon/Turntable/217279 ARISTON: Q DECK … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/macclesfield/stereo-systems/ariston-q-deck-turntable-with-ortofon-cartridge/1277082615 ARISTON: Q DECK TYPE 2 … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/west-london-branch/ariston-q-deck-ii-oem-arm-ortofon-om10-cartridge/ ARISTON: RD 11 [CANADA] … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649749693-ariston-rd-11-turntable-no-arm-or-cartridge/ ARISTON: RD 11 [TYPE E] … https://2ndhandhifi.co.uk/product/ariston-rd11-model-e-turntable/ ARISTON: RD 11S … https://hifi.nl/tweedehands/10052222/Ariston-RD-11S.html ARISTON: RD 11S … https://lydbutikken.dk/vare/ariston-audio-rd11s/ ARISTON: RD 11S … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers/m1726739872-ariston-rd-11s-uitzonderlijk-mooi.html?previousPage=lr ARISTON: RD 11S / SME … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers/m1714808290-draaitafel-ariston-rd-11s-met-sme-arm.html?previousPage=lr ARISTON: RD 40 … […]

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ORIGIN LIVE: Encounter on a Linn LP12 (updated in the light of a conversation with Mark Baker)

 From the archives I received an email  from Mark Baker (Origin Live) expressing disappointment re my observations re his entry level arm’s performance on a Linn LP12 as shown below. I phoned him, out of courtesy, to discuss this with him. I envisaged a bruising encounter (don’t ask!) but it turned out be cordial. As […]

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LINN: Source last…a tale of the LP12 vs a Radioshack

As some of you may know, in the last few years I have migrated from Naim 552/500/DBLs to some custom built speakers and tube amps and have never looked back. A friend of mine who was running DBLs actively with 3×500 did the same and also loved the final results. So, in an effort to […]

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LINN: Moving from Isobarik speakers – Opinions and Advice requested

I am planning a move from Linn Kan(powered by Nait 2) to Linn Isobariks(powered passive by 300/500). I have an LP12 as front end, but am doing a lot of streaming using a squeezebox classic/beresford dac. I have settled on the Isobariks, just because they are something I have looked forward to upgrading for a […]

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NOT ON EBAY / HARD TO FIND SPEAKER PARTS

Today we include Audax, B&W, Celestion, Coles, Jamo, JBL, KEF, Klipsch, Peerless, Scan Speak, SEAS, Tannoy and more AUDAX … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/subs/listing-2846937843.htm AUDAX 16 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649638178-15-tannoy-lf-driver-3836/ AUDAX 8” … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/other/listing-2906120234.htm AUDAX BASS … https://www.finn.no/bap/forsale/ad.html?finnkode=201732098 AUDAX TWEETER … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Estevez/items/352182890?awc=6238_1608309057_03833d38b5275b88367c78f6e37ae1e5&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa AUDAX TWEETER … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/floor-speakers/listing-2846317222.htm B&W BZ … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/other/listing-2901835878.htm CELESTION HF2000 … https://reverb.com/item/38885048-celestion-hf2000-tweeter-1970-s-1980-s-black-gray-red CELESTION TF … https://www.njuskalo.hr/zvucnici/akcija-zamjenski-driver-celestion-tf-0615-oglas-16377598 COLES 4001 […]

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LINN: The sound is all there from top to bottom, and everything was very neat and tidy – nothing untoward, but somehow lacking realism and life

Have just been listening to a Linn-amped system in someone’s house and it reinforces my thoughts about the Linn sound. It was digitally based system and not cheap. The sound is all there from top to bottom, and everything was very neat and tidy – nothing untoward, but somehow lacking realism and life.  To my […]

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LINN: CD 12

  Hello Howard The Linn demo I mentioned must have occurred at the time of the CD 12, (I think it was called) launch. It was in rooms in the Park lane Hotel, and it’s sole purpose was to demonstrate that a £12,000 CD player was the equal at least, of six grand’s worth of […]

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LINN: Sara speakers – a warning from history

I never really cared for or about Linn Sara speakers, but some reviewers did and that drove prospects through our doors at Subjective Audio, most of whom had already decided to buy them – so sales were pretty much a foregone conclusion. I carried out a number of Sara installations, never thinking to peel back […]

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