Introduce Yourselves

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Karnevil9

Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Karnevil9 » Thu May 10, 2018 4:27 am

Disco deck were a fad, Lucky they dont bind on about them much any more.

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CN211276
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by CN211276 » Thu May 10, 2018 9:22 am

Wet Cotlake wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 12:01 am
Karnevil9 wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 10:14 pm
You cant challenge things in a sheep farm.

For a few quid more a month he could blast what he has now and enter true high end sound solutions.
He really must be mad. There is no rationality in him.
That few quid a month comes to less than the price of a blue fuse over the course of a year.
I set a course just east of Lyra
And northwest of Pegasus
Flew into the light of Deneb
Sailed across the Milky Way

NVA BMU, Sonore microRendu/McRU PS, AQ J-bug, Wirewold Ultraviolet, Chord Qutest, NVA P90SA, NVA A80sMk2, NVA Cube 3s, NVA TSCS, NVA TIS mk2. Rega Planar 3, Denon DL-110, NVA Phono 1, NVA SSP Mk2, Grado SR 325e, headphones, Chord Mojo.

Second system
Arcam Miniblink Bluetooth DAC, Marantz pm 5004, Wharfdale Diamond 121, NVA LS2.

Out and about
Oppo PM3, Audioquest Dragonfly Red.

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BrandonMarlow
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by BrandonMarlow » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:00 pm

Hi, I am Chris.

Sorry, I do not have NVA amps - just an old Quad 99. I listen to CDs mainly, which I think sound good enough.

I really love music but discovered I am not good at making it myself (despite trying hard). So, I like to sit back and be amzaed at how the experts do it.

Somehow, I was a big ELO fan as a kid and progressed to Yes, Rush, Genesis and Pink Floyd. Now I like a lot more from ABBA to Metallica.

I have my main setup and a little Headphone-only setup, perfect for late nights when writing things like this...

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Dr Bunsen Honeydew
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:06 pm

You don't have to own NVA to be welcome here, have what you like as long as it makes music.

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Fretless
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Fretless » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:16 am

Welcome Chris.

HFS is a good place for music lovers. Any genre, any style. Just as long as it moves you.

HiFi - a good system is one that lets the emotions flow to the listener. Doesn't have to cost an arm & leg.
NVA: P50sa - SSP - A40 - LS6 - Cube3
Digits: RPi 2B/Allo DigiOne/Volumio/Tomanek ULPS/AQ Jitterbug
CD Transport: Cambridge CXC DAC: Metrum Acoustics Musette
Headphones: AQ Nighthawk Carbon H/P Amp: Schiit Magni 3

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CN211276
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by CN211276 » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:06 am

Welcome to the forum. I did not have any NVA kit when I joined and learnt that you do not need to spend an arm and a leg to have a great enjoyable sound. Your musical tastes are similar to mine.
I set a course just east of Lyra
And northwest of Pegasus
Flew into the light of Deneb
Sailed across the Milky Way

NVA BMU, Sonore microRendu/McRU PS, AQ J-bug, Wirewold Ultraviolet, Chord Qutest, NVA P90SA, NVA A80sMk2, NVA Cube 3s, NVA TSCS, NVA TIS mk2. Rega Planar 3, Denon DL-110, NVA Phono 1, NVA SSP Mk2, Grado SR 325e, headphones, Chord Mojo.

Second system
Arcam Miniblink Bluetooth DAC, Marantz pm 5004, Wharfdale Diamond 121, NVA LS2.

Out and about
Oppo PM3, Audioquest Dragonfly Red.

AudioRecruit
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by AudioRecruit » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:26 pm

Hi,

Just a quick one to say hello. Just joined and going to be an NVA customer very soon. I`m in norfolk so not too far away from NVA (unless i`m mistaken). I`m running an audiolab setup at present but have always wanted an NVA setup, looking forward to hearing my music properly again!

I`m in to most genres, something vocal, something that presents little details that keep me interested, something with spark and emotion. I fear the NVA will keep me indoors more than the missus would like :)

Cheers,

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It is I, Leclerc
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by It is I, Leclerc » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:35 am

Hi all :grin: Attempt at intro number two (the first one was about to be posted when I shut down the page rather than backscreening it. DOH!) :x Anyhoo, I guess I've been into audiophoolery since around 1970ish. I'm only dating that from the fact that I upgraded to my first "serious" turntable when Ted Heath was PM and I'd been at it for a couple of years before that, it was a Thorens TD160 so it wasn't that serious by current standards. As I rarely sell anything I've gathered enough electrical junk over the years to keep a few set ups on the go and a pile of "spares" stashed here there and everywhere around chez nous. Mrs Leclerc has a tolerant disposition fortunately.
As there's a whole world of music to listen to, and sometimes a life to lead, I tend to be a sporadic poster rather than a permanent forum fixture. My knowledge of audio varies from very little to none at all and that's on a good day! I'll stop there because (a) overlong intros are a pain in the arse and (b) CBA has set in.

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Fretless
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Fretless » Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:26 am

Allo Allo! :grin:

Welcome Leclerc.
NVA: P50sa - SSP - A40 - LS6 - Cube3
Digits: RPi 2B/Allo DigiOne/Volumio/Tomanek ULPS/AQ Jitterbug
CD Transport: Cambridge CXC DAC: Metrum Acoustics Musette
Headphones: AQ Nighthawk Carbon H/P Amp: Schiit Magni 3

Andy-831
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Re: Introduce Yourselves

Unread post by Andy-831 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:06 am

Hello and welcome Leclerc.

Before pitching in it might be good to list your current system, tell us what you like listening to and give us an idea where in the world you are.

Cheers

Andy
Analogue
301 / 3012 / 2m black
401 / PU7 / AT33ev / Highphonics SUT
Phono 2 + extra PSU
Digital
Vortexbox, SBT / Teac Dac
Cambridge CXC
Amps
Glasshouse TVC, P50 Sa or Quad 34/44
Quad 303; 606 or Bel Canto Set 40 or NG 300B Set Monoblocks
Speakers
Tannoy GRF Memory.
Q Acoustic 3020.

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