RADFORD: Quad II vs Leak 20 vs Radford STA 25 vintage equipment

Good afternoon folks. Just discovered this thread which started in 2010 and then drifted way. The points raised are, in my view, valid and relevant – and that’s why it’s here now. So all you UK valve lovers, you might enjoy dipping in and out there. It starts ….  I have now had several months […]

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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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JIM ROGERS JR149: Versus their JR150 … what can you reasonably expect?

  I currently have a pair of Jim Rogers JR149’s and I love them. Very clear, and very punchy for small speakers. I’ve been on the lookout for a pair of JR150’s for a year or two though. The other day a pair came up (eagle-eyed eBay watchers may have spotted them) and I jumped […]

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GALE: 401a speaker restoration in Ireland. Those of a sensitive nature are advised to look away.

Terry wrote to us recently as follows and we are delighted to publish his text here. Thank you Terry. Hi there… Just registered. I searched for Gale on your site and found some great info. I’ve just restored a pair of 401a’s and your readers may be interested in how it worked out. Process documented […]

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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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