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by Joe
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anyone recommend....
Replies: 12
Views: 504

Re: Can anyone recommend....

Sounds better than anything else under a ton but there were serious issues with the Kickstarter units.
by Joe
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: coloured vinyl?
Replies: 3
Views: 179

Re: coloured vinyl?

Picture discs are bound to sound shite but I’ve had no issues with modern coloured vinyl. I have some very nice sounding half black/half colour Third Man Records LPs. If coloured vinyl sounded worse they’d be unlistenable.
by Joe
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windor HFi Show
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: Windor HFi Show

If anyone cares, it seems the mysterious new Luxman integrated on the top shelf was the 120W Class AB L-509X, price TBC but I'd guess it sits between the L590AXII and the 700U pre/power combo.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1zEMoUKzrQ
by Joe
Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Private
Topic: All Sold
Replies: 11
Views: 757

Re: MFA Classic v2 Passive-Pre

Final price cut.
by Joe
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windor HFi Show
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: Windor HFi Show

Do you know which amp was playing? Mine sounds anything but thin. I love it.
by Joe
Tue Oct 24, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windor HFi Show
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: Windor HFi Show

Did anyone hear the new Luxman integrated in the Dali room? Mine only came out last year so I'm assuming this new one sits between mine and the top of the range pre/power.

https://twitter.com/HiFiNewsmag/status/ ... 7019080704
by Joe
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Private
Topic: All Sold
Replies: 11
Views: 757

Re: MFA Classic v2 Passive-Pre

A further £50 off the MFA.
by Joe
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inner sleeves for vinyl LPs
Replies: 21
Views: 478

Re: Inner sleeves for vinyl LPs

Thakker’s brushes are great value so I’d give em a go.
by Joe
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cyrus - Micro DAC on Kickstarter...
Replies: 75
Views: 5894

Re: Cyrus - Micro DAC on Kickstarter...

The disastrous Kickstarter campaign seems to have been brushed under the carpet because a fortnight after reviewing it, What Caravan have given it an award. I guess it's been officially released then, but most websites seem to have it as available to order. ???
by Joe
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Luxman L-590AX II
Replies: 14
Views: 453

Re: Luxman L-590AX II

Played a 1971 pressing of Led Zep IV last night, a recording I've always found a bit light compared to, say, LZII so I switched "line straight" off and had a play with the tone controls for the first time. They're fairly subtle. I found that messing with the treble just lost clarity but bo...
by Joe
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Another itch scratched - Anthem M1
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: Another itch scratched - Anthem M1

I've had similar experiences where kit that makes you sit up and take notice starts to grate with general day to day listening. I also have the Hi-fi playing at low levels for a few hours most days.
by Joe
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What speakers do you use with Cyrus amp?
Replies: 56
Views: 2907

Re: What speakers do you use with Cyrus amp?

It depends on the sort of sound you want. Cyrus amps have a crisp, neutral sound and I've come to the conclusion I like a contrast between amp/speakers which is why the warmer Vienna Acoustics speakers work so well.
by Joe
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: happy birthday joe
Replies: 11
Views: 232

Re: happy birthday joe

Stop it. ;)
I wonder how it compares to the Aurender. I found the original Aries a bit clinical sounding. Can you use the G2 as a music server to feed other devices? I like that about the Aurender.
by Joe
Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inner sleeves for vinyl LPs
Replies: 21
Views: 478

Re: Inner sleeves for vinyl LPs

Some people reckon the PVC ones can damage the sleeve. I use these. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00KS5 ... UTF8&psc=1
by Joe
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: happy birthday joe
Replies: 11
Views: 232

Re: happy birthday joe

No, just the Luxman. :)