TECHNICS: 5350 receiver test review

Contents: Comparative pricing Buying advice Minimalist power cord The tone balance control Headphone jack FM section Amplification section Suitable partners For and against Should YOU buy? Where to buy Howard Popeck writes: Even before I founded Subjective Audio Ltd I was an enthusiast of Technics gear. The Tottenham Court Road audio bullrings had visually impressive […]

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STAX DA 100, CA-X, SRA 12s, servicing, attitude towards end-users, Audio Research REF75 and 5SE as possible alternatives

Originally published in 2009 Question: Hi. I have à pair of Stax da 100  with ca-x after  having the da80 vwith sra12s I had some problems with the ça-x but none up to now with the  da100 and i had them  for almost  30 years  I like them how ever vu the age and the […]

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SANSUI: Really good performance or just nostalgia and self-delusion?

Hi, I joined a few weeks ago and am initially looking for a second system for use in 2 small rooms (i.e either an amp with 2 speaker outputs or a speaker switch box). I’ve been underwhelmed with the modern equipment I’ve demo’d and reading this section of the forum has roused my interest in […]

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TECHNICS: SE-9060 – uncomplicated ways of solving common issues

I inherited this Technics Pro System last week. The Equalizer was not working. I am getting that fixed (power supply) for $220. Now I noticed the left channel has static coming from it. I tried changing all the wires, still there. I then took the speaker wires out of the main terminal (channel A) out […]

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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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