YAMAHA: R2000 More user’s experiences; versus Yamaha CR 3020

The Tuner on the R-2000 is actually quite sophisticated. It will easily out perform the ones in your RX-1603, 2500 and SX-1250. As for the “horses”, bear in mind that the R-2000 is 2 generations down the road from the CR-3020 and benefited from all of the advanced research being done at the time. Most […]

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Ask Mr. H: STAX: Their 717 & 727 energisers

Hi Howard, Very briefly, could you tell me if there is any significant improvement in sound between the older SRM 717 and the newer 727 solid state amplifiers. Also, I would be interested if you have any opinions on third party energisers for Stax earspeakers. I’ve seen several mentioned such as KGSS and Rudistor (at […]

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Ask Mr. H: STAX – deteriorating gauze on vintage earspeakers

  How can I replace the gauze on my old STAX earspeakers? These are the key points: 1.    The gauze is purely cosmetic. It is lightweight and open so as not to influence the sound. However because of this it offers no physical protection nor protection from dust. Or put differently, you can safely use […]

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PIONEER: The Linear1

Any users out there, especially in the UK? Thanks. HP Many preowned classic examples for sale HERE Many preowned classic examples for sale HERE 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: RS-1500US – The performance of the RS-1500US leaves substantially nothing to be desired by serious audiophiles

Many preowned classic examples for sale HERE Many preowned classic examples for sale HERE Dozens of preowned machines available HERE 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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