Meet Ups

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Dr Bunsen Honeydew
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Meet Ups

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:58 am

Not organised bake-offs just someone with a system who *could* be available to let other members hear it to help them decide where to take their systems next.

If you are willing then put a post here with town and system that can be heard. Only available to forum member so we know who you are and who is visiting.

Terry Booth has done this and I think it is a nice idea.

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Re: Meet Ups

Unread post by Fretless » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:18 pm

JohanJongstra is coming over on Saturday for that very reason.

For anyone else in the Benelux area, I am 30km south of Utrecht.
Main: NVA: P50sa - SSP - A40 - LS6 - Cube3
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Unread post by terrybooth » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:49 pm

Yep. Anyone fancy a trip to Halifax, please make contact.
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Unread post by zebbo » Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:59 pm

Always happy to have a wee music session ! :grin:
A bit out on a limb down in Dover Kent. System as per sig:
Audio Grail "Sable" Garrard 401 with constrained layer plinth / SME V / Benz Micro Gullwing SLR, Phono 3 + 2X BBPSU - MEGA!, NVA P90sa, NVA Cubix-Pro, (top & mid sections). (Oh and a Pioneer BDP LX70A when I just want some background music!)

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Re: Meet Ups

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Sep 15, 2015 12:01 am

Well it goes without saying, but I suppose I had better say it. I am available in Sidcup (SE London).

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Re: Meet Ups

Unread post by brit-pop » Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:23 am

I've made some good pals through meetups and bake offs so of course I'm be behind this.

I'm in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear... All are welcome to pop by.

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Re: Meet Ups

Unread post by walterwhite » Tue Sep 15, 2015 9:49 am

I'm in Norwich if anyone wants a listen to an NVA system as per sig.
Bi-amped A80's, P90sa, LS6, AP10h, Phono2/2 PSU's, BMU, SSC, SSP2, Raspberry pi/Durio Sound Dacs, Rega RP6/Dynavector 10x5, Royd RR2.

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Re: Meet Ups

Unread post by Fretless » Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:25 pm

Spent a pleasant couple of hours with johanjongstra today. He came over to get a taste of NVA and I hope he liked what he heard.

Spun a few albums, played some bass (he used to be a professional musician). And swapped some computer audio tips.

It's certainly fun to meet a fellow member of the Universal Brotherhood of Music Fanatics. And we discovered that we have a mutual acquaintance. It's a small world! :grin:

Cheers Johan. :guiness;
Main: NVA: P50sa - SSP - A40 - LS6 - Cube3
Digits: RPi 2B/Allo DigiOne/Volumio/Tomanek ULPS/AQ Jitterbug
DAC: Metrum Acoustics Musette CD Transport: Cambridge CXC
Headphones (1): AQ NightHawk & Schiit Magni 3
DAC: Cambridge DacMagic Plus + Sbooster LPSU
Headphones (2): AQ NightOwl & MF XCanV3
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Re: Meet Ups

Unread post by johanjongstra » Sat Sep 19, 2015 9:33 pm

Fretless, thank you for your hospitality in your wonderful house. The NVA's sound wonderful, open and transparent, even with the unmatched tweeters. I enjoyed it very much. Decided to start with the sound pipes, I have to measure what length I need. I still have the a80's in mind, but that is for later.
Had a wonderful trip back home, took one ferry, than my iPhone ran out of juice, so no satnav. Had some trouble finding the second ferry. But hey, here I am...
And of course you are invited to my place. Maybe we can compare the Hegel against the Lampizator?
DAC: Lampizator Amber
Streaming: homemade fanless computer, i7, Windows Server 2012, HQPlayer, Bug Head Emperor, JRiver, Audio Optimizer.
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Speakers: Magnepan MG1.4, Totem Rainmakers
Turntable: Rega P3, Rega exact cartridge
Cables: NVA SSP interconnects, audio quest power chords, Totem Tress Loudspeakercable
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Re: Meet Ups

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Sep 19, 2015 10:09 pm

Good stuff Image chaps.

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