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by karatestu
Sat May 19, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Onwards pioneers!
Replies: 10
Views: 289
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Re: Onwards pioneers!

Fretless wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 7:02 pm
karatestu wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 6:54 pm
Nirvana nevermind ?
'Smells like teen spirit' was ripped off from a Kiiling Joke song - 'Eighties' if I remember rightly.
Thats why i put a question mark after it. Oh well, nevermind :lol:
by karatestu
Sat May 19, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Onwards pioneers!
Replies: 10
Views: 289
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Re: Onwards pioneers!

Nirvana nevermind ?
by karatestu
Fri May 18, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Definition
Replies: 15
Views: 591
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Re: Definition

Coming from a mostly DIY angle I have witnessed myself what simplifying things can do for music playing abilities. Forget all the nonsense and some one telling you it wont work - try it yourself and then evaluate. Simplifying things can only go so far though. I have simplified power supplies but the...
by karatestu
Fri May 11, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: New A40s
Replies: 23
Views: 975
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Re: New A40s

I will always go for amps with a dedicated psu for each channel - it makes so much sense musically. Giving the input stages their own dedicated psu (as in A80) was a big step up musically too.

Bigger cases = increased distance between toroid and amp board = win win win
by karatestu
Fri May 11, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: A20 love
Replies: 17
Views: 601
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Re: A20 love

If you want to keep it I would have Alfi look at it and fit some of his "in sole" spring replacements.
by karatestu
Thu May 10, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: A20 love
Replies: 17
Views: 601
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Re: A20 love

Get that naim stuff sold. Holds its value well if in good nik. Then you can buy more NVA :dance:
by karatestu
Tue May 08, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Bake-Offs
Topic: DAC Bake-Off - Durham - March 31st
Replies: 98
Views: 2982
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Re: DAC Bake-Off - Durham - March 31st

Not sure when I will get around to it.

Remove it from steel case, hardwire psu to board, see if circuit will take more than one psu, build necessary psu(s). That is as far as I have got with thinking about it.
by karatestu
Fri May 04, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Do Hi-Fi Forums have a sell by date
Replies: 5
Views: 326
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Re: Do Hi-Fi Forums have a sell by date

Apart from here i only read the diy rooms. Even then there is only so much i can endure. No, not another best capacitor for a Naim thread :naughty:
by karatestu
Fri May 04, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Dacs
Replies: 55
Views: 1953
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Re: Dacs

Chopsaw54 wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 12:46 am
Naim CD3 through MF M1DAC suits me fine. I find the CD3 on its own a bit anemic and Les's mods were a bit out of my reach.
Naim cd3 doesnt have a digital out so you must have added your own :clap: :o
by karatestu
Fri May 04, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Dacs
Replies: 55
Views: 1953
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Re: Dacs

Yes it's small Stu but it looks much better than I would expect for the price. Not that it's going to be on view of I can help it. I've been listening to it for a few days now and I like what I hear. It has more detail than my modified vintage CD player which I expected but there's a lot more spati...