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by callen24
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Offer on Cyrus One and OneHD
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: Offer on Cyrus One and OneHD

hifinutt wrote:yes noticed a few dealers had this offer . the HD sounds excellent . just the lack of remote might put me off but great vfm

isn’t there an app for your phone?
doesn’t it come with a small remote?
by callen24
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Spotted
Topic: HMV
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: HMV

If you have a local store it might be worth popping in some vinyl at £10-13. But some wildly expansive box sets with money off eg 4 LP BEATLES WHITE ALBUM £60 I guess stock will vary between stores i resisted getting Duke and abacab for a tenner - not sure how i resisted edit i guess they will have...
by callen24
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Spotted
Topic: HMV
Replies: 2
Views: 225

HMV

If you have a local store it might be worth popping in
some vinyl at £10-13.
But some wildly expansive box sets with money off
eg 4 LP BEATLES WHITE ALBUM £60
I guess stick will vary between stores
i resisted getting Duke and abacab for a tenner - not sure how i resisted
by callen24
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phono Sig...does psxr-2 make a big difference
Replies: 14
Views: 459

Re: Phono Sig...does psxr-2 make a big difference

Hasselblad100 wrote:Thanks for replies and info. So is there any sonic difference between psxr-1 and 2?


yes, much better, but then the phono sig was designed with it
by callen24
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phono Sig...does psxr-2 make a big difference
Replies: 14
Views: 459

Re: Phono Sig...does psxr-2 make a big difference

And people on the cyrus facebook page on all saying it is definitely worth it ( relative to hifi norms, not the real world)
by callen24
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phono Sig...does psxr-2 make a big difference
Replies: 14
Views: 459

Re: Phono Sig...does psxr-2 make a big difference

i’d expect it to also sound better with a psx-r1 to
by callen24
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Spotted
Topic: mfa baby reference
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Re: mfa baby reference

for those who can’t stretch that far there is a mk1 copper on ebay, good price £750, or best offer?
might they take £680?
seller lives in west mids O0
by callen24
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Spotted
Topic: mfa baby reference
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Re: mfa baby reference

angelface wrote:Do you think I could rent this pre-amp?

i believe the distance selling laws allow you to return it and get a full refund O0
by callen24
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Spotted
Topic: mfa baby reference
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Re: mfa baby reference

slightly disagree there chris , there are huge amounts of folks who cannot get a mortgage , poor credit history , zero hours contracts etc etc. they deserve very nice houses to live in as well , unfortunately the goverment is against private rental and the housing crisis won`t get any better while ...
by callen24
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Spotted
Topic: mfa baby reference
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Re: mfa baby reference

hifinutt wrote:very true , renting remains the only option for many


And buying existing homes to then rent out, rather than converting old buildings, or new build is one of the reasons that the economy has not yet recovered
by callen24
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Spotted
Topic: mfa baby reference
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Re: mfa baby reference

since the 2008 bank bailout selling high priced stuff has been hard, there are many amazing bargains if you want to own a flash car. I also suspect that younger generations have less disposable income because housing costs are such a big part of outgoings now. If you are renting that does not decrea...
by callen24
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Spotted
Topic: mfa baby reference
Replies: 12
Views: 597

mfa baby reference

emporium hifi have one of these for sale at £2500
i wonder whether someone might contact them directly and ask if they will take £2250

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3505113747
by callen24
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Please give me your reviews on streamers
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: Please give me your reviews on streamers

I have put a toe in the water with my Chromecast audio with Spotify. The sound quality is good but no where near my CDXTSE2 with PSX-R. I might get a Naim (wasting internal DAC) or a Moon streamer but only after I have got a Signature CD player. The convenience is an issue for me. For downloading I...
by callen24
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Qobuz on Cyrus
Replies: 17
Views: 2906

Re: Qobuz on Cyrus

there is some news previously the hi res streaming ( sublime+) was only available as a yearly subscription. Now it is also an expensive monthly subscription. The advantage of this is that you can just do a trial to see if you find benefit, before plumbing for a yearly If i hadn’t had the trial I wou...
by callen24
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Please give me your reviews on streamers
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: Please give me your reviews on streamers

My initial foray into home streaming of locally ripped FLAC files was with a Cambridge NP30, and I would have been happy with that (around £400 I think it was). The sound was good, pretty much the same as playing CD's. Then my amp packed up, so I auditioned and bought a Cyrus system (XP/StreamX/PSX...