WE, THE JURY. Civilised audio and hi-fi equipment opinions & debates #002 (RECEIVERS)

This is where WE ask the questions and you folks give your answers. Jury members are by invitation only. QUESTION: RECEIVERS: What is it about the monster 1970’s ones? —//— Stan Skatvedt Then there was the receiver that Harman/Kardon designed and built.Not monstrously powered, but truly intended to be every bit as musical as the […]

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WE, THE JURY. Civilised audio and hi-fi equipment opinions & debates #003 (GROUNDING BOXES)

This is where WE ask the questions and you folks give your answers. Jury members are by invitation only. QUESTION: GROUNDING BOXES – do they work? —//— —//— David Rance Proper amp power supplies should isolate the amp circuit very well. Grounding boxes are a foo thing which can actually add rf noise into a […]

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MARANTZ 61 PRE-OWNED PIECES VIA THE AUDIO MISER UPDATED 10/04/21

20b … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649699338-marantz-tuner-model-20b/ 2110 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/marantz-2110-oscilloscope-stereo-tuner-am-fm-milano-370498858.htm 2215 BL … https://www.2dehands.be/a/audio-tv-en-foto/versterkers-en-ontvangers/m1657297387-marantz-2215bl-vintage-retro-tuner-versterker-receiver.html 2218 … https://www.olx.com.pe/item/receiver-marantz-modelo-2218-japan-iid-1103107000 2250B … https://reverb.com/item/38478153-marantz-model-2250b-stereophonic-receiver 2250B … https://www.olx.com.pe/item/receiver-marantz-modelo-2250-b-japan-iid-1103107385 2252B … https://www.olx.com.pe/item/receiver-marantz-modelo-2252b-japan-iid-1103107663 2330 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649699949-marantz-2330-receiver-professionally-serviced-partial-recap-new-fuses-and-new-leds-excellent-conditi/ 2330B … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649700029-marantz-2330b-vintage-receiver-excellent-cosmetics-sold-as-is-read-description/ 5025 B … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/marantz-5025-b-cassette-avellino-370346305.htm C-190 … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/cassette-decks/listing-2952783341.htm DC 1020 … https://elektro.bazos.sk/inzerat/119947117/marantz-dc1020-cd-playercassette-tape-deck-rarita-z-1994.php NR 1501 … https://www.ricardo.ch/de/a/marantz-nr-1501-receiver-1156448156/ PMD 501 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-systeme-de-son/ville-de-montreal/marantz-pmd-501-cassette-deck-rackmount-professional/1547370580 SD 275 … https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/wareemba/stereo-systems/vintage-marantz-sd-275-stereo-cassette-deck/1266229877 SD 315 … https://bazar.bg/obiava-31523490/marantz-sd315-stereo-double-cassette-deck […]

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MARANTZ: Model 2325 vs. Sansui 9090?

bb3blog writes ….. Much like the beginnings of early high end audio when Audio Research and Conrad Johnson were the common catch words, Marantz and Sansui are two names that most likely crop up when talk goes vintage solid state receivers. Of course there was Pioneer, Sony, Technics and others that carved their respective mark […]

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CASSETTE DECKS (161) PRE-OWNED … VIA THE AUDIO MISER UPDATED 20/04/21

TEAC V10 … https://www.olx.co.id/item/teac-stereo-cassette-deck-player-iid-826349374 TEAC 450 … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Quality2sell/items/747570166?awc=6238_1618918089_08fbc2e4324de036ed311900cb3935fd&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa TEAC A480 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/teac-lettore-cassette-audio-vintage-a-480-cosenza-153771776.htm TEAC W 518R … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-general-electronics/hamilton/teac-double-cassette-deck-w-518r/1549857640 TEAC V735 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/cassette-teac-v375-firenze-363224372.htm TEAC R445 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-appareils-electroniques/longueuil-rive-sud/lecteur-cassette-teac-r-445/1493307339 TEAC C3 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/registratore-cassette-teac-c-3-x-napoli-367709973.htm TEAC C3 … https://reverb.com/item/29974813-teac-c-3-cassette-deck TEAC C3 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649687056-teac-c-3/ TEAC Z6000 … https://www.hifishark.com/goto/71_w464863067/5ee2aec8-a1cc-11eb-b3ac-633664316237 TEAC Z5000 … https://www.2dehands.be/a/audio-tv-en-foto/cassettedecks/m1625575269-teac-deck-cassette-vintage-serie-z5000.html TEAC Z6000 … https://bazar.bg/obiava-30465462/teac-z-6000-master-cassette-deck TEAC Z5000 … https://www.audiophile.org/Ilan/%E2%80%8Bteac-z5000-master-reference–cassette-deck/41137 AKAI CS […]

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CLASSIC JAPANESE GEAR (131) VIA THE AUDIO MISER UPDATED 18/03/21

PLEASE NOTE: These are trade sales, not private sales. The publishers of this site do not vouch for any contents and the listing you are about to visit may be a scam. SO … please be careful. —//— Aiwa x 4 / Akai x 4 / Denon x 1 / JVC x 3 / Luxman […]

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TURNTABLES: JAPANESE VINTAGE / 74 PRE-OWNED / UPDATED 12/03/21 VIA THE AUDIO MISER

Denon / JVC / Luxman / Micro Seiki / Pioneer / Sansui / Technics / Yamaha DENON DP3000 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649698918-denon-dp-3000-turntable/ DENON DP75 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649680393-restored-denon-dp-75-turntable-dk-300-plinth/ DENON DP80 … https://reverb.com/item/38360077-denon-dp-80-direct-drive-turntable-w-da-307-tonearm-japanese-vintage DENON SL 7D … https://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/home-audio/turntables/listing-2973970028.htm JVC QL Y66F … https://reverb.com/item/36134324-jvc-ql-y66f-turntable JVC QL YZ … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649686607-jvc-ql-y7-semi-automatic-turntable-rosewood-near-mint-in-original-box-with-denon-dl103r-cartridge/ JVC VL5 … https://www.bonanza.com/booths/Estevez/items/350048758?awc=6238_1613406003_5587f7833d54937bdd2b3650257fd559&utm_source=awin&utm_medium=cpa LUXMAN PD 121 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649672768-vintage-hi-end-luxman-pd-121-turntable-with-sme-3009-tonearm/ LUXMAN PD 121U […]

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VINTAGE: Examples of legendary audio equipment

I’m interested in getting some feedback on legendary pieces…vintage and the like. I’m not talking “good” or “in my opinion”, I’m talking widely accepted legends of the audio world. For example in my opinion, Evander Holyfield is a good boxer, but everyone knows that Muhammed Ali was the all time greatest…an undisputed legend. That’s the […]

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MARANTZ / ROWLAND: Classic 9 + Rowland Coherence, hot pins on XLR connectors.

Can I use other tubes than the EL34s on the Marantz 9s? The amps themselves and the manuals are marked with those specific tubes. So I don’t know if tube rolling would create problems. If you feel it’s technically possible and advantageous, what would you recommend in connection with the Quads?  Also, a phase issue […]

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