THE AUDIO MISER: 10 pre-owned vintage CD players under £40 each compared

In this, my latest experiment, I decided to buy as many pre-owned / low cost CD players as I could afford for the investigation and NONE over £40 each from the major auction sites. PART 1: I wanted to determine if via my reference system #1 (£100 in total), I could (a) hear any worthwhile […]

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THE AUDIO MISER (12/10/2020) MARANTZ CASSETTE NOT ON EBAY

£497 …https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/port-melbourne/stereo-systems/vintaga-marantz-5025b-stereo-cassette-deck-rare-japan-serviced/1247898812 OFFERS INVITED … https://elektro.bazos.cz/inzerat/124220045/marantz-dd-82-digital-compact-cassette-deck-high-end.php £1,353 … http://www.audioscope.net/marantz-model-5220-cassette-deck-p-2576.html?ref=3 £364 … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=e461249214 £354 … https://www.tutti.ch/de/vi/tessin/tv-audio/audio-hi-fi/marantz-5420-stereo-cassette-deck/38716609 OFFERS INVITED … https://www.tutti.ch/de/vi/tessin/tv-audio/audio-hi-fi/marantz-5420-stereo-cassette-deck/38716609 £345 … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/piastra-cassette-marantz-5220-roma-354613170.htm £292 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649628088-marantz-5420-stereo-cassette-deck/ £272 … https://www.vintagechief.com/marantz-sd-62-cassette-deck-21971 £270 … https://reverb.com/item/32650445-marantz-5025b-stereo-cassette-tape-deck-player-for-parts-or-repair-vintage OFFERS INVITED … https://elektro.bazos.cz/inzerat/125845072/marantz-sd-72-top-cassette-deck-pocatku-90let.php £230 … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649662635-vintage-marantz-sd4050-cassette-deck-in-exc-condition/ £192 … https://reverb.com/item/34783411-marantz-pro-pmd-300cp-dual-cassette-recorder-player-with-usb-out-rack-mount IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ. The publishers do not vouch for any contents and the […]

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MARANTZ / ROWLAND: Classic 9 + Rowland Coherence, hot pins on XLR connectors.

Can I use other tubes than the EL34s on the Marantz 9s? The amps themselves and the manuals are marked with those specific tubes. So I don’t know if tube rolling would create problems. If you feel it’s technically possible and advantageous, what would you recommend in connection with the Quads?  Also, a phase issue […]

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