NAKAMICHI: The PA7 power amplifier … a few observations

An inconvenient truth – rarely acknowledged I have a great interest in vintage equipment. From my retailing perspective it’s an inconvenient fact of life that occasionally, vintage equipment sounds every bit as good as brand new equipment and for far less money too! And then, the value. When you take into account the fact that […]

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NAKAMICHI: 680ZX dual-speed cassette deck – test review

Howard Popeck … Launched in 1980, the maker’s claims were, on the face of it, outrageous; “True high-fidelity performance at half-speed”. Although cassette recording and play-back technology were, through outstanding engineering, approaching the theoretical limits of what could be achieved, and enthusiasm for the medium was probably at its peak, true audiophiles rarely accepted that […]

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SANSUI AUDIO NOT ON EBAY: Dozens of pieces for sale – updated June 2020

THE PUBLISHERS DO NOT VOUCH FOR ANY CONTENTS HERE.THE LISTING YOU ARE ABOUT TO VISIT MAY BE A SCAM. PLEASE BE CAREFUL —//— TU 217 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-systeme-de-son/ville-de-montreal/sansui-tu-217stereo-tuner/1622570121 AU 317 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649872364-sansui-au-317/ TU 217 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649872367-sansui-tu-217-tuner/ 7000 RECEIVER … https://reverb.com/item/56856175-vintage-sansui-7000-solid-state-receiver-rare-minty-original-mic?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy SP 9300 PAIR … https://reverb.com/item/56856175-vintage-sansui-7000-solid-state-receiver-rare-minty-original-mic?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy SP 4500 PAIR … https://elektro.bazos.sk/inzerat/139034985/sansui-sp-4500a.php G5700 … https://sp.olx.com.br/sao-paulo-e-regiao/audio-tv-video-e-fotografia/receiver-sansui-g5700-1048410919 CA 2000 … […]

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NOT ON EBAY / BLANK SEALED CASSETTE TAPES

THE PUBLISHERS DO NOT VOUCH FOR ANY CONTENTS HERE.THE LISTING YOU ARE ABOUT TO VISIT MAY BE A SCAM. PLEASE BE CAREFUL —//— BASF … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Vintage_Minidiscs/items/1071134812?awc=6238_1624287072_b90c1400f0ce54ba5b36134ea57629fa&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa BASF … https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/marketplace/electronics-photography/other-music-players/cassette/listing/3138261062?bof=H0xoisEg EMTEC … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Vintage_Minidiscs/items/1071135910?awc=6238_1624286920_6f56620bd7166332897baa11c59b76ce&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa FUJI K2 … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Vintage_Minidiscs/items/1071134801?awc=6238_1624287261_a0b446876bbda9180b5c8530ffa0e50b&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa JVC GI-60 … https://www.hifishark.com/goto/412_1071136003/0fd12ede-d29d-11eb-8843-396461373435 JVC GI-90 …. https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Vintage_Minidiscs/items/1071137408?awc=6238_1624286955_364706f52a5fab26479d5497e273fc65&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa MAXELL … https://reverb.com/item/41378636-maxell-xl-ii-90-high-bias-cro2-90-minute-blank-audio-cassette-tapes-japan-2-pack-nos-sealed MAXELL … https://reverb.com/item/41378710-maxell-xl-ii-90-high-bias-cro2-90-minute-blank-audio-cassette-tapes-japan-2-pack-nos-sealed PANASONIC PX1 … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Vintage_Minidiscs/items/1071135469?awc=6238_1624287113_9d757841ac3dc9005c33eaf5e66e48ae&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa SCOTCH […]

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CLASSIC KIT: What is the attraction?

Whilst my recent additions are for a secondary system, they certainly are competitive with today’s offerings at a corresponding price point (well, I believe so) albeit not likely to replace my main system. I could so easily have popped into Sevenoaks or the Classifieds and put together a middle of the range system but just […]

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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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