CASSETTE DECKS: 107 pre-owned pieces FOR SALE

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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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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BRANDS: As … commodities

Paul McGowan … It is truly rare that a brand name can survive an ownership change: Marantz, JBL, Infinity, Harman Kardon, Wharfdale, Klipsch, Krell were all iconic brands when owned by their founders. Today they are but commodities. The wholesale name transfer doesn’t automatically pound a nail in the brand’s coffin. Mark Levinson’s brand got […]

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