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    The site is intended to provide members with a place to discuss Music, Hifi and other related ...
    by Published on 26th May 2010 00:12
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    So here it is... the new look software.

    I know it will take a while to get used to, but get used to it you will.

    I'll update this with more relevant information soon, I'm still ...

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    ESK

    I concur with passives sucking the life out of music.

    A few years ago I had a similar search for a new pre. Tried loads of options but ended

    ESK Today 07:23 Go to last post
    uzzy

    This looks rather nice http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audio-Rese...0AAOSw~e5ZR~6Y

    uzzy Yesterday 12:01 Go to last post
    uzzy

    I would hold judgement until you heard the Cary retubed and or rebiased. However, having said that my SP9 albeit a hybrid did not show any changes in

    uzzy Yesterday 11:36 Go to last post
    ahabec

    It was a brief demo of records. A/B'd three or four songs.

    The tubes on the Cary have never been changed and it has been on for a decade,

    ahabec Yesterday 01:30 Go to last post
    uzzy

    I was looking for an SP8 when I ended up buying the SP9 - the SP8 is full tube and the SP9 is a hybrid .. but neither sound "tubey" they are

    uzzy Yesterday 01:21 Go to last post
    ahabec

    This may be the most viable option. Reflecting on my experience with the Cary, it added a lot that the NVA lacked, but it very very obviously added coloration

    ahabec Yesterday 00:49 Go to last post
    uzzy

    I am not surprised - there is a certain something missing with every passive pre I have tried .. it is as though the life is sucked out of the music ..

    uzzy Yesterday 00:35 Go to last post
    ahabec

    I have been reading a lot on the Tortuga Audio product. There's also a cheaper kit form of it.

    But I'll look also for TVCs.

    ahabec Yesterday 00:10 Go to last post
    Cable Monkey

    A trade off between the separation of a resistor passive and the body of an active pre is a transformer volume control. I use one with my Hypex NC400's

    Cable Monkey 27th June 2017 23:56 Go to last post
    ahabec

    Update: I am sending the NVA P50 back and am on the lookout for an active preamp.

    The other day a friend brought over his Cary tube preamp

    ahabec 27th June 2017 21:16 Go to last post
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    karma67

    zeta tonearm

    Thread Starter: karma67

    whats your thoughts gents? is it a sideways step from an alphason hr100 mcs? are they serviceable? ie bearings etc?

    25th June 2017 12:50 by karma67 Go to last post
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