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by callen24
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: What did you listen to tonight?
Replies: 8945
Views: 430005

Re: What did you listen to tonight?

last night I had the opportunity to listen to four albums in a row on my portable, on a flight back from Crete
Astral Weeks - van morrison
Avalon - Roxy music
Walk across the rooftops - the blue nile
Come away with me - Norah Jones.
I think buying senh ie8 earbuds is one of my best hifi purchases
by callen24
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: From the mists of time... what were these speakers?
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: From the mists of time... what were these speakers?

heybrook hb 2000 , or something like that?
by callen24
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new project dac
Replies: 0
Views: 52

new project dac

Project Pre Box S2 Digital
is this set to be a must hear?
http://www.analogueseduction.net/latest ... gital.html
by callen24
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enhancement
Replies: 41
Views: 1007

Re: Enhancement

I haven't used a Sonos Connect for streaming, but as long as its a digital output to the DAC-XP "imagine" it won't be significantly worse or better than any other streamer in its price range. If its an analogue output to the DAC-XP then the Sonos is doing both streaming and DAC duties, an...
by callen24
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enhancement
Replies: 41
Views: 1007

Re: Enhancement

i can't claim to any sort of expert, but suggestions that he buy some lovely speakers seem to be odd as a first step when his source is an unmodded sonos. if it was an sbt, but this is a sonos
And are speakers the most difficult to get right?
by callen24
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Inner sleeves for vinyl LPs
Replies: 13
Views: 257

Re: Inner sleeves for vinyl LPs

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01LMN465S/ ... B12J9WASWS

Has anyone tried these?
Very good value
by callen24
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Luxman L-590AX II
Replies: 14
Views: 275

Re: Luxman L-590AX II

if anyone wants one there is one on hifi for sale . there is also a 550ax mk2, is that just a lower power 590? And therefore fine driving easy to drive speakers like VABBG? MCRU Have a 550 for £3k 590 is apparently worlds best amp http://www.fanthorpes.co.uk/luxman/luxman-l-590ax-ii-integrated-ampl...
by callen24
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: What did you listen to today!
Replies: 4557
Views: 240344

Re: What did you listen to today!

As i'm away from the main hifi for a week trying some stuff i've neglected on filo x3
first christian's album
decade - a neil young compilation
dive deep - moorcheeba
a mike oldfield compilation
by callen24
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: happy birthday richard lowe
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: happy birthday richard lowe

this explains everything
the speakers were a present
by callen24
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Another itch scratched - Anthem M1
Replies: 4
Views: 121

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. joe, they were never harsh, or tiring when the mfa was removed, and the oppo was the pre it was a cl...
by callen24
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Another itch scratched - Anthem M1
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Another itch scratched - Anthem M1

Another itch scratched – Anthem M1 monos Introduction I had read Richard Lowe's comments on these Amps, and have now lived with them for a week. I have been fortunate to have at least a week of listening to the same system with x300s, ncores (david H loan), and now anthem M1. I think Richard was cau...
by callen24
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: High res download sites
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: High res download sites

i usually try and wait until qobuz has offers, sales
by callen24
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: blade runner 2049
Replies: 8
Views: 166

blade runner 2049

Very good Four stars Saw it this afternoon with 10 other people My worry that they would trash it, was unfounded I think one of the strengths was they avoided set piece dialogue speeches, which the original was strong on, having iconic words in some places. Instead they let the situation, visual cue...
by callen24
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: When is 4K Resolution Not 4K Resolution?
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: When is 4K Resolution Not 4K Resolution?

rarely ever? being able to display the content does not mean that the tv can give you the full whammy. but having just bought a tv it is now hard to get one which isn't 4k compatible very much as it was with 3d the 4k streaming of netflix and amazon is a key thing i think . i can't think that UHD bl...

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