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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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CHEAP VINTAGE CD PLAYERS SHOOT OUT: Akai / Hitachi / Marantz / Meridian / Mission / NAD / Philips / Sony / Yamaha (Part 2 of 2)

TO RECAP: 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 site. Part #1: I wanted to determine if via my reference £100 system, I could (a) here and worthwhile improvement […]

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CHEAP VINTAGE CD PLAYERS SHOOT-OUT: Akai / Hitachi / Marantz / Meridian / Mission / NAD / Philips / Sony / Yamaha (Part 1 of 2)

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 site. Part #1: I wanted to determine if via my reference £100 system, I could (a) here and worthwhile improvement and (b0 […]

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JAPANESE VINTAGE TURNTABLES [pre-owned FOR SALE @ sensible prices

Denon / JVC / Luxman / Micro Seiki / Pioneer / Sansui / Technics / Yamaha DENON DP3000 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649698918-denon-dp-3000-turntable/ DENON DP75 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649680393-restored-denon-dp-75-turntable-dk-300-plinth/ DENON DP80 … https://reverb.com/item/38360077-denon-dp-80-direct-drive-turntable-w-da-307-tonearm-japanese-vintage DENON SL 7D … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/turntables/listing-2973970028.htm JVC QL Y66F … https://reverb.com/item/36134324-jvc-ql-y66f-turntable JVC QL YZ … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649686607-jvc-ql-y7-semi-automatic-turntable-rosewood-near-mint-in-original-box-with-denon-dl103r-cartridge/ JVC VL5 … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Estevez/items/350048758?awc=6238_1613406003_5587f7833d54937bdd2b3650257fd559&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa LUXMAN PD 121 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649672768-vintage-hi-end-luxman-pd-121-turntable-with-sme-3009-tonearm/ LUXMAN PD 121U […]

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FM TUNERS / RECEIVERS AND TUNER/-AMPS [pre-owned FOR SALE @ sensible prices

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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CASSETTE DECKS: [pre owned] FOR SALE @ sensible prices

First, please read: This page is in effect a bulletin board which means that members can post their for sale gear. 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 us […]

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VINTAGE: Examples of legendary audio equipment

I’m interested in getting some feedback on legendary pieces…vintage and the like. I’m not talking “good” or “in my opinion”, I’m talking widely accepted legends of the audio world. For example in my opinion, Evander Holyfield is a good boxer, but everyone knows that Muhammed Ali was the all time greatest…an undisputed legend. That’s the […]

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From our 2010 archives: Bryston BCD-1, Hi-fi News, Andrew Harrison, Jason Kennedy – and a Marantz SA11-S1

Dear Mr. Popeck Although I had been a regular subscriber to HiFi News for several years, I gave it up in January 2007 out of exasperation (what with all the changes and the, at the time, rather evident lack of leadership, etc.). On a recent trip to the UK I did pick up an issue, […]

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