QUAD: 303 treble anomalies?

Wonder if the brains trust has any advice for me. Just taken delivery of a lovely Quad 303, restored by Rob at AmpLabs (who’s been a perfect gent throughout) to match the original design but with old components swapped for new. I’m almost completely delighted with the results – warmth, intimacy, believability, it really draws […]

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STAX: Vintage better value than modern?

I’d be interested in your opinion of the relative merits of the SRM-001, SRM-252 II and SRD-X energisers and specifically, whether upgrading to the SRM-252 II from either of the others would yield significantly improved audio performance. I ask because I’m thinking about ‘rationalising’ my current Stax kit; SR-001MkII and SR-Lambda Pro/SRD-X. By upgrading from […]

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MUSICAL FIDELITY: 77 pre-owned pieces for sale – this list updated March 2022

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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LEAK AUDIO: 19 vintage pieces FOR SALE. Updated March 2022

130 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/versterkers-en-receivers/m1715877391-leak-130-streo-versterker.html?previousPage=lr 2030 [PAIR] … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/120805980/leak-2030-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_1627308781_9223114a4ca2b814caf2682bb38afdff 3000 [HEADPHONES] … https://www.head-fi.org/classifieds/leak-3000-isodynamic-headphones-planars.1612/ 600 [PAIR] … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/dianella/speakers/leak-sandwich-600-speakers-vintage-rare-unique/1277923341 CDT … https://www.2dehands.be/a/audio-tv-en-foto/cd-spelers/m1718013139-leak-cdt-cd-t-shipping-loopwerk-inruil-garantie-woerden.html DELTA 30 … https://www.olx.pl/d/oferta/leak-delta-30-wzmacniacz-i-tuner-vintage-CID99-IDKjRcx.html POINT ONE MONO … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/leak-point-one-vintage-mono-tube-preamp/ STEREO 130 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/stereo-sets/m1718642584-leak-stereo-130-versterker-met-de-bijpassende-cd-speler.html?previousPage=lr STEREO 20 … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/leak-stereo-20-vintage-valve-amp-rebuilt-gwo/ STEREO 20 … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/leak-stereo-20-vintage-valve-amp-rebuilt-gwo/ STEREO 20 … https://www.skelbiu.lt/skelbimai/leak-stereo-20-55152901.html STEREO 30 … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/leak-stereo-30-vintage-valve-amp/ STEREO 60 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/buizenversterkers/m1718524159-leak-stereo-60-grijze-uitvoering.html?previousPage=lr TL10.1 … https://phonobar.se/hifi/p/leak-tl10-tl101-point-one-1-paar-ueberholt-philips-el33-mullard-etc/ TL12 […]

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HARBETH: 7ES-3 (A Whack on the Side of the Head)

Jeff Dorgay writes ….. Sometime back in the early 80’s Roger Van Oech wrote a book titled A Whack on the Side of the Head focusing on creative solutions to problems that one might not have considered without being taken outside of their comfort zone.  The new Harbeth Compact 7ES-3 is the perfect example of […]

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