Step-down transformers with unchanged mains frequency?

Hi Colin, Pls can you help me? Can I safely run a USA spec amp designed for 110v 60Hz in the UK on 240v 50Hz, with a step down transformer (but it will still be 50Hz). So many conflicting views across the web. I think a lot of people believe it can work ok the […]

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YAMAHA: R2000 A user’s experiences

This was THE top-of-the-line stereo receiver from Yamaha. This receiver just trounces the famous Marantz receivers. I know, because I had two Marantz receivers. This is a fantastic sounding receiver, bar none. The only reason I am selling this is to upgrade to a Krell receiver at about 4 times the price. In addition to […]

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Ask Mr. H: MERIDIAN: 101B preamp potential input overload

Just to be clear by overload (on my Meridian 101B preamp) I mean you don’t have to push the volume control very far on either CD or LP to get a decent volume. I do not want to use an attenuator if I do not need to. I thought you meant by overload that you […]

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RECEIVERS: What is the flashiest, most obnoxious looking receiver/amp of the 80s/early 90s?

  Now, when I say the 80s, I don’t mean that early 80s transitional time that produced things like the Galaxy Commander Please click HERE to continue EDITORIAL NOTE: The opinions expressed in the above post do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. Neil McCauley  

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TECHNICS: The SU 9600 – user observations

FYI: A thread – from a while back – that some might find contains interesting observations, advice and so on. Certainly worth dipping in and out of if you have only a few minutes to spare. Neil / editor in chief =========== Won this today.I put in a much lower offer yesterday and it was […]

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