HARBETH: Please recommend an integrated amp for my Harbeth 40.1’s

I’m considering simplifying my system (and banking some cash) by selling off my separates (Aesthetix Calypso pre & McIntosh MC 275 MK V) and replacing them with a solid state or hybrid integrated amp. I don’t want to spend over $2,500 and would love to find something for less if it performs well… maybe vintage? […]

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HARBETH: Buying customized Harbeths – Is a warning in place?

The thread starts ….. A few days ago I stumbled upon a website from a company in Norway called Maxwell Sound System that states on their website that they have permission to custom produce Harbeth speakers. The page says that these speakers – and I quote- ‘are exclusively made for ‘Maxwell Sound System’ in Norway’. […]

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ARCAM: FMJ D33 test review

  John Atkinson writes ….. As I wrote in my review of the Bricasti M1 D/A processor in February 2012, it seemed a good idea in the late 1980s: upgrade the performance of your CD player by feeding its digital output to an outboard digital/analog processor. British manufacturer Arcam, one of the first companies to see the […]

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ROOM ACOUSTICS: Diy or get an expert in?

I’m finally getting around to my new listening room, which is not intended to be a man cave but a room for the whole family. The recording studio look is not what I’m after, any acoustic treatments will have to be reasonably subtle and not too ugly. So, can I do this myself or should […]

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CELESTION: 57 used pairs for sale. This list updated January 7th

SL 7000 … https://usato.audiograffiti.com/annunci/diffusori-acustici/255702/ 682 … https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/194689138045?mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=710-53481-19255-0&campid=5338381867&toolid=10001&customid=faf12c80-6d88-11ec-a6b7-653066376562 SL 700 … https://usato.audiograffiti.com/annunci/diffusori-acustici/267685/ DITTON 15 … https://www.audioscope.net/celestion-ditton-15-p-2170.html?ref=3 A2 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/01/432962.php SL6S … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/wattle-park/speakers/legendary-celestion-sl6s-speakers-with-matching-stands/1286811137 DITTON 442 … https://reverb.com/item/41530870-pair-vintage-celestion-ditton-442-loudspeakers-excellent-serviced?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy 15XR … https://reverb.com/item/37063013-celestion-15-xr-natural-superb-refurbished-condition?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy A2 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2214/66/floor-standing-speakers/celestion-a2-speakers-rosewood.aspx SEVEN … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/121112826/celestion-seven-hi-fi-speakers.html?affil=awin&utm_content=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hifishark.com&utm_term=Comparison+Engine&utm_source=AWin-536903&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=AffiliateWin&awc=5834_1634556033_91ddf61011f1f1e402d8336beb9549ce DITTON 44 … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/120889589/celestion-ditton-44-vintage-speakers.html?affil=awin&utm_content=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hifishark.com&utm_term=Comparison+Engine&utm_source=AWin-536903&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=AffiliateWin&awc=5834_1627394336_21b8b2be8aec25b431e0377fa4578e9e 5000 … https://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/celestion-5000-ribbon-loudspeakers/ A2 … https://allegrolokalnie.pl/oferta/celestion-a2-kolumny-glosniki A2 [ROSEWOOD] http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2214/66/floor-standing-speakers/celestion-a2-speakers-rosewood.aspx A2 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/02/395569.php 5000 [RIBBON] … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/celestion-5000-ribbon-loudspeakers/ A2 […]

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BRITISH LOUDSPEAKERS: From the tube-era?

I couldn’t find one, so I thought I would put one up myself. Just a simple place for British speaker porn from the days when hot glass bottles ruled the hi-fi industry. I’ll start. Here are some old Goodmans Audioms in console enclosures. From the ’50’s, I believe. Dip in and out HERE

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JVC: AX-Z1010TN may make uncomfortable reading for those wedded to their NAIM amplifiers!”

Stanley Kramer writes: JVC AX-Z1010TN Digital Reference Integrated Amplifier SuperDIGIFINE – A Review Let me state that for those who think long reviews are just self-gratification, you better stop now.Also it may make uncomfortable reading for those wedded to their NAIM amplifiers! A bit of history:-I have been a lover of NAIM amplification for as […]

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PARASOUND for sale. This list updated 6th January

HALO A51 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaei0i-parasound-halo-a51-multi-channel-amps?refsource=hifishark A23 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaehj4-parasound-a23-power-amplifier-solid-state?refsource=hifishark HALO A23 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaehh9-parasound-a23-power-amplifier-solid-state?refsource=hifishark A21 … https://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=179892.0 A21 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649811464-parasound-halo-a21-silver/ A23 SILVER … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649810952-parasound-halo-a23-amplifier-silver/ JC1 MONOS … https://www.audio-markt.de/market/parasound-parasound-jc1-monos-7074020371 HCA 2205 … https://www.2dehands.be/v/audio-tv-en-foto/versterkers-en-ontvangers/m1791740828-parasound-hca-2205 PL/D … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649810513-parasound-pld-line-stage-preamp-no-remote24/ HINT 6 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisaegi1-parasound-halo-hint-6-integrated-amplifier-solid-state?refsource=hifishark HALO JCS … https://www.annunci.net/calascio/elettronica/audio-tv-video/parasound-halo-jc-2-bp-amplificatore-2532451.html P3 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/koptelefoons/m1676006803-parasound-tune-p3.html?previousPage=lr HALO A51 … https://www.hifishark.com/goto/19_649783493/80b79acc-30d3-11ec-b202-323662653062 P5 … https://www.finn.no/bap/forsale/ad.html?finnkode=196086921 P7 … https://allegrolokalnie.pl/oferta/parasound-p7-przedwzmacniacz-stan-bardzo-dobry 1250 … […]

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FOSTEX 24 used pieces for sale. This list updated January 6th

A2 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-stereo-systems-home-theatre/ottawa/fostex-a2-reel-to-reel-includes-remote-and-user-manual/1600629968 R8 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/audio-tv-en-foto/bandrecorders/m1792685209-te-koop-fostex-r8 HP A4 … https://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=n1029594262 TH X00 … https://www.head-fi.org/classifieds/fostex-th-x00-mahogany-recabled-2-5mm-e1da-9038gen3-2-5.17403/ TH 909 … https://www.head-fi.org/classifieds/fostex-th909.17385/ T40 … https://www.olx.pl/d/oferta/fostex-t40-sluchawki-planarne-profesjonalne-CID99-IDNdBPN.html TH 610 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/redbank/headphones-earphones/fostex-th-610/1287727382 3011 PATCHBAY … https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/fostex-3011-patch-bay-32-port-rca-phono-jack-version/1957565049-172-15597 MODEL 80 OPEN REEL … https://www.2dehands.be/v/audio-tv-en-foto/bandrecorder/m1782198819-fostex-model-80 TX 900.2 … https://www.head-fi.org/classifieds/fostex-th-900-mk2-as-new.16065/ X15 … https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/393779141360?mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=710-53481-19255-0&campid=5338468473&toolid=10001&customid=cb000302-59b0-11ec-bb62-626534653834 TH 900.2 … https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/194598437126?mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=710-53481-19255-0&campid=5338468473&toolid=10001&customid=ed6ad39a-59b0-11ec-87ca-623661383835 HP A3 DAC … https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/255269849534?mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=710-53481-19255-0&campid=5338468473&toolid=10001&customid=03cdb5c6-59b1-11ec-add0-623630383662 6301B … https://www.tori.fi/uusimaa/Fostex_6301B_92093221.htm EN15 […]

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