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by karatestu
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last listen
Replies: 3431
Views: 325146
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Re: Your last listen

Portishead - Dummy A real test of the deep bass producing quality of your speakers (I have no probs in that department with isobaric 12" woofers and up firing 5 1/2 inchers :dance: ) . This album has made the ornaments, windows and other things rattle on occasion when i could crank the volume up. Sa...
by karatestu
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Cartridge for PL71
Replies: 16
Views: 330
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Re: Cartridge for PL71

Thanks for the replies (especially Dave's long list) :guiness; I have a cartridge already - Lyra Argo (not the i version). Quite expensive when i bought it (£700 in 2002) Not loads of use but currently sat in a Naim Aro :shock: specs (if they actually mean anything) MC, low impedance, low output 10H...
by karatestu
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Cartridge for PL71
Replies: 16
Views: 330
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Cartridge for PL71

Its about time i got this thing playing records.

I have very little knowledge of matching cartridge's to tonearm's and even less experience of actually fitting a cartridge. :oops:

What cartridge specs does the PL71 require?

Many thanks, Stu
by karatestu
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Cdp refresh
Replies: 14
Views: 621
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Re: Cdp refresh

I would say that most of the sound of a cdp comes from the anologue output stage I.e after the dac chip. I bypassed the output stage in my cdp and was very pleasantly surprised at the outcome - still use it that way. My dac chip has enough grunt to drive the next stage but that may not be the case w...
by karatestu
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Cdp refresh
Replies: 14
Views: 621
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Re: Cdp refresh

I'm still keen on cd. I know there is a ram chip in them but anything that resembles a computer puts me right off.

Get the lid off that meridian and the soldering iron out. :guiness;
by karatestu
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Speakers
Replies: 70
Views: 3210
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Re: Speakers

I love my speakers even though they look like shit. A final build is still to come but i am so busy listening to music through them i cant find the time to build just yet. I have two pairs of B&W speakers from 1995 and 2000. I still like my transmission line P4's but they are a poor 2nd best when co...
by karatestu
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Introduce Yourselves
Replies: 1045
Views: 101809
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Hi charlieboy. Hope you enjoy the forum.
by karatestu
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Elsewhere on the Web
Topic: Madness
Replies: 13
Views: 594
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Re: Madness

That has gotta be a joke, right ?
by karatestu
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: 10 Best Dylan songs, Jimmehs
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Great Britain

Re: 10 Best Dylan songs, Jimmehs

One too many mornings - beautiful. Makes me hairs stand up.
by karatestu
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last listen
Replies: 3431
Views: 325146
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Re: Your last listen

Mississippi Blind Child Assburn wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:58 pm
Groundhogs Split

Orlroight!

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