HARBETH: Speaker shoot out: Harbeth P3ESR vs Proac Tablette Anniversary

What HiFi write ….. I thought I’d post this mini review about my impressions of these two competing mini monitors, I know some members here will be interested. I own both so I have no axe to grind when making these comparisons and each has its own virtues and pitfalls. The Proac’s have a more […]

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LFD AUDIO: Q&A … damping factor

Howard writes … A question of mine, to address my inquisitive nature.  My preference, for most types of music and most speakers is a high damping factor. I value speed, agility and articulation over heft, weight and so on.  To date, the PA2M(SE) is the most satisfying I have heard. Hypothetically, is it technically possible […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (30/09/2020) HEYBROOK NOT ON EBAY: Catch of the day

OFFERS INVITED … https://hifitorget.se/visa_annons.php/heybrook_hb4_mycket_valljudande_golvhogtalare_109231.htm OFFERS INVITED … https://www.vatera.hu/heybrook-optima-mc-hangfal-par-2957210438.html £119 … https://www.willhaben.at/iad/kaufen-und-verkaufen/d/heybrook-hb100-408085279/ £599 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/heybrook-tt2-giradischi-padova-346068942.htm OFFERS INVITED … https://theartofsound.net/forum/showthread.php?70677-FS-Musical-Fidelity-MC4-Loudspeakers-and-Heybrook-stands £23 … https://www.willhaben.at/iad/kaufen-und-verkaufen/d/heybrook-heywire-flat-cables-408083590/ £499 … https://www.willhaben.at/iad/kaufen-und-verkaufen/d/-heybrook-ein-echtes-high-end-schnaeppchen-preis-ist-leicht-verhandelbar-407272426/ £350 … https://www.ricardo.ch/de/a/heybrook-hb4-lautsprecher-np-2600.-1134044508/ £117 … https://bazar.bg/obiava-29683204/heybrook-hb-8-by-audio-arts Please click HERE for all the Audio Miser groups PRIVATE AND TRADE ADVERTISERS CAN ADVERTISE FREE OF CHARGE   British / European loudspeaker members’ group MICHELL […]

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Professor M.J Hawksford (joint founder of LFD): Low-frequency sound source localization as a function of closed acoustic spaces

Further development of an emerging generalized theory of low-frequency sound localization in closed listening spaces is presented that aims to resolve the ambiguities inherent in previous research. The approach takes a robust set of equations based on source/listener location, reverberation time and room dimensions and tests them against a set of evaluation procedures to explore […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (30/09/2020) TRANSCRIPTORS NOT ON EBAY: Today’s catch

OFFERS INVITED … https://www.hifionline.cz/hifibazar/prodam/gramofony/j-a-michell/transcriptor-skeleton/ £10 … https://www.hifionline.cz/hifibazar/prodam/gramofony/j-a-michell/transcriptor-skeleton/ £50 … https://www.idealaudio.co.uk/headshells/improved-fluid-arm-vero-black-headshell-suitable-for-transcriptor-amp-michell OFFERS INVITED … https://www.hifionline.cz/hifibazar/prodam/gramofony/j-a-michell/transcriptor-skeleton/ £769 … https://elektro.bazos.cz/inzerat/124140777/gramofon-transcriptor-skylab.php £1,400 … https://hifisentralen.no/forumet/classifieds/transcriptor-hydraulic-reference.228143/ £1,820 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/platenspelers-en-pick-ups/m1600880475-transcriptor-transcriber-compleet-gerestaureerd.html $3,750 CAD … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649654367-ja-michell-hydraulic-reference-turntable-with-ortofon-2m-black-stylus/ £1,800 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/3023/73/turntables/mitchell-hydraulic-transcriptor-turntable-sme-309-tonearm.aspx Please click HERE for all the Audio Miser groups PRIVATE AND TRADE ADVERTISERS CAN ADVERTISE FREE OF CHARGE   MICHELL / TRANSCRIPTORS ON A TIGHT BUDGET

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THE AUDIO MISER (30/09/2020) VINTAGE CELESTION NOT ON EBAY: Catch of the day

OFFERS INVITED … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/celestion-ul10.241365/ £40 … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/120159745/celestion-dl4-mk1-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_1601456012_53194f047574067d0e1f080239f65b4a OFFERS … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/120013713/wharfedale-celestion-dl8-speakers-vgc.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_1601456076_c2ea5fb6cf63bea3c03cfbdb8cd5f5d0 £80 … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/119915544/celestion-f2-floor-standing-speakers-beech.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_1601456140_67e428bb862677a9c98217bac51c12af £110 … https://www.ukaudiomart.com/details/649599367-celestion-metal-dome-tweeter-diaphragm-used-in-ditton-88-sl6si-dl/ £50 … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/119543258/vintage-celestion-speaker-and-cabinet-1920s-era.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_1601456297_47ac2d1fdcb022aad68212bcb103e1e9 £550 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2214/66/floor-standing-speakers/celestion-a2-speakers-rosewood.aspx Please click HERE for all the Audio Miser groups PRIVATE AND TRADE ADVERTISERS CAN ADVERTISE FREE OF CHARGE   British / European loudspeaker members’ group

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NAIM: “Goodbye”

This is something new. I have had at least one Naim component in my system for the last 27 years. The result of all the swopping and changing ended with me having a LP12/Aro/Armagedden, CDX2, 52, Super, Snaxo, Hi, 250×2, SBL. Finally decided, enough is enough. Sold everything from 52 to SBL, only leaving my […]

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TANNOY: Monitor Gold LSU/HF/III.L.Z/8 question

… or, more precisely, a quite naive but humble question it is that aims to know whether is a pair of these speakers are worth investing in? To note, I followed some threads with Tannoy speakers mentioned here at TAOS but now do not remember whether these exact models were recommended to be purchased or […]

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GARRARD: Tonearm Choice for Garrard System

Hi all. I am currently running a fully Origin Live modded rb250 (the OL1 I believe) on my 401/A60/LS7s) system. I was considering selling it, adding a bit more cash and ‘upgrading’ to the Origin Live Alliance arm. It would currently be with an Ortofon 2m blue which would eventually be also upgraded.As this system […]

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COLIN WONFOR: Discusses his MC-V power cord

Editorial note: Written by Alan Elsdon and Re-engineered by Colin Wonfor (above) Q: Looking at the EWA power cord – your MC-V – it doesn’t look anything special. But knowing you, there’s clever engineering that’s gone into it and so a few questions if I may. Let’s start by looking at the topic through the […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (28/09/2020) VINTAGE NAIM NOT ON EBAY: Catch of the day

$22 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649642529-naim-nac-a5-speaker-wire-new/ OFFERS INVITED … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/naim-nait-1.245846/ £228 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/naim-naca-5-firenze-354002508.htm OFFERS INVITED … https://hifiwigwam.com/megastore/product/naim-snaic-5-pin-black/?refsource=hifishark $2,400 … http://www.xtremeplace.com/yabbse/index.php?PHPSESSID=fdf1cdbcd9674dd9ea1456ce7a59e6f0&topic=299836.0 $175 CAD … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649653237-bis-audio-din-din-pour-naim/ £212 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/naim-nac-a5-6-5-x-6-5-m-cavo-audio-di-potenza-cosenza-353990889.htm OFFERS INVITED … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/naim-nap-250.244201/ £1,850 … https://www.ukaudiomart.com/details/649659001-naim-aro-tone-arm-with-naim-prefix-k-phonostage/ £700 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2732/30/cd-players/naim-cdx.aspx $190 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649614614-naim-naca5-2-pairs/ $200 USD … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649651302-naim-stageline-e-for-moving-coil-cartridges-near-mint/ OFFERS INVITED … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/naim-hicap-regulators.245967/ £958 … https://www.audio-markt.de/market/naim-audio-hi-cap-dr-4874321600 £655 … https://www.finn.no/bap/forsale/ad.html?finnkode=193017606 $299 … http://www.saturdayaudio.com/gear/naim-stageline OFFERS […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (28/09/2020) HARBETH NOT ON EBAY: Catch of the day

$5,000 … http://www.xtremeplace.com/yabbse/index.php?PHPSESSID=30bd8695845f16e0ec1c78925f1dccde&topic=299897.0 £2,600 … https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/audio-tv-en-foto/luidsprekers/m1605225822-harbeth-hl-compact-7es-3-35th-anniversary-edition.html OFFERS INVITED … https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/323725-harbeth-speaker-stands-open-frame-oak/ £3,149 … https://hifi.nl/tweedehands/10046050/Harbeth-Compact-7ES3-40th-Anniversary-+-Tontrager-stands.html £1,925 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/39/383286.php OFFERS INVITED … https://www.audiologica.co.uk/product/harbeth-p3esr-anniversary/ $2,779 … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisa5b4a-harbeth-p3esr-full-range?refsource=hifishark £1,487 … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/speakers-and-stands/floor-speakers/listing-2798206575.htm OFFERS INVITED … https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisa585f-harbeth-p3-esr-rosewood-special-edition-monitors?refsource=hifishark £3,149 … https://www.2dehands.be/a/audio-tv-en-foto/luidsprekerboxen/m1604545935-harbeth-compact-7es3-40th-anniversary-tontrager-stands.html $2,550 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649658580-harbeth-7es-3-speakers-conus-free-shipping/ OFFERS INVITED … https://www.club-hifi.com/forum/topics/vds-enceintes-harbeth-hl5-plus-avec-pieds-hifi-racks $1,900 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649658263-mint-condition-harbeth-p3esr-40th-anniversary-edition-speakers/ Please click HERE for all the Audio Miser groups PRIVATE AND TRADE […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (28/09/2020) LOUDSPEAKER CROSSOVER – NOT ON EBAY: Today’s catch

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Do slow blow t2 250v fuses blow for no reason?

Hi Colin. Just had a crackle in a left channel (nothing you’ve built by the way), fade to nothing, then that stench of death. Took the lid off my Crimson mono (a simple oblong) and all looks healthy in fact like new, the only thing that’s gone is the fuse. Could it be a mains […]

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COLIN’S TECHNICAL CLINIC: Hum and woofer oscillation

Q: Colin – help required please! Hum and woofer oscillation… I have just rearranged my system and entire room. This has lead me to run my Pioneer PL-707 with Denon DL-301II through an AU-320 SUT to my (freshly recapped) Accuphase C-200 and on to my little Cayin TA30. It’s the smallest amp I have and […]

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