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HEYBROOK: The TT in as few words as possible.

Pitch stability rhythm and timing were all very good while the bass was a strong point with welcome firmness coupled with good extension to lower bass frequencies. Solo singing focused well in the stereo sound stage, the latter exhibiting good space and depth. One cannot help but be impressed by the fine finish and construction […]

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CAMBRIDGE AUDIO: The CXA61 – in a few words

HI-FI CHOICE … “If the old CXA60 was a close-but-no-cigar integrated, its successor might well have hit the jackpot at its price point. It isn’t perfect and needs care with partnering equipment if its inherent enthusiasm and eagerness to entertain is to be sympathetically framed. But, if not quite limitless, the CXA61 is potent beyond […]

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MICHELL ENGINEERING: TecnoDec (RB250 Tonearm / Denon DL103 Cartridge) test review

“Its neutral balance is good for keeping the various elements consistent with one another and it makes a clear case for itself next to a more affordable deck like the Rega P3-24, thanks to a decent grasp of timing. Some will prefer a warmer sound, perhaps, but that’s a matter of cartridge choice and while […]

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