Solid state power amps with valve pre amps / stages.

  The unwanted boxes are now out the door freeing up some valuable spending money. I currently run a NAIM pre/power amp, a fairly beefy NAP180 power i’d be looking to keep (as I love it) and a NAC72 pre with the K phono boards fitted, running through Rogers studio 1 speakers. All fed by […]

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GEAR APATHY: Anyone else find themselves there?

Greetings from the UK. Here’s a thread – from a while back – that some members here might find contains interesting observations, advice and, perhaps, more. In my view, certainly worth dipping in and out of if even if you have only a few minutes to spare. Neil / editor ===================== I think once I […]

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FM ACOUSTICS: “I have been told by a couple of Audiophiles that the FM Acoustics amplifiers were incredibly good …….”

  “I have been told by a couple of Audiophiles that the FM Acoustics amplifiers were incredibly good and very expensive. Has anyone had hand-on experiences with these amplifiers? The amp I have heard of most is the Resolution 811. Would this venerable amp still approach the state of the art for solid state?” Read […]

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Albarry Music: “… my system today is a Trio LO7D t/table,dynavector 10X5 cartridge Spectral DMC 12 pre amp, Albarry M408 power amps”

Hello chaps I’m new to the forum and not very good with computers but I do have a love of music and Hi-Fi ,I’ve been hooked since the 70s and I have worked in the industry in various positions over the years mainly with Bespoke Audio Stockport. my system today is a Trio LO7D t/table,dynavector […]

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MUSICAL FIDELITY: The amplifier designer hall of fame

Editor McCauley in conversation with Howard Popeck in 2008 Can we return to the mercurial Mr. Michaelson at some point today? Possibly. Possibly ….. not. Depends on what your questions are. Some matters are strictly off limits. He is though a bit of a hero for me frankly. (HP makes direct eye contact as if […]

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Sensibly defining the term World Class?

Is it a meaningless pile of ambiguous rubbish, or can something meaningful actually be derived from the audio journalist’s term “world class’? Well, masses? Please click HERE to continue Blank recording tapes buy / sell / info and reassurance   The FM radio community British / European loudspeaker members’ group

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