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Technics SB-HD81
(6 votes : 2 reviews)

Technics SB-HD81

By: dpg
"buon diffusore se ben posizionato (Good speaker if well positioned)"
4 out of 5 15 January 2020
partiamo dal presupposto che ogni altoparlante da una resa diversa in base a dove si posiziona.a che tipo di amplificazione si utilizza eccetera. questi diffusori soffrono particolarmente la vicinanza alle pareti posteriori.le basse frequenze si enfatizzano troppo,e le medioalte passano in secondo piano. sconsiglio di utilizzarle in librerie,o loculi chiusi.hanno bisogno di aria attorno. discorso diverso se si posizionano distanti dalla par...

Translation: We assume that each speaker gives a different performance based on where it is positioned, what type of amplification is used, etc. These speakers suffer particularly the proximity to the rear walls. The low frequencies are emphasized too much and the mid-high ones go into the background. I do not recommend using them in bookstores, or closed niches. They need air around them. Different sound if they are positioned far from the rear wall: t... More

Arcam Alpha 3 Integrated Amplifier
(1 vote : 2 reviews)

Arcam Alpha 3  Integrated Amplifier

By: George Chomacki
"Arcam Alpha 3"
5 out of 5 13 January 2020
Have used this unit now for thirty years with a pair of Paradigm Compact Monitor speakers (same age). A couple of years ago a capacitor of some type was replaced because it was overheating but that's it as far as repairs or anything like that goes. The only time it's ever been in the shop. Have never used a turntable. Am using an Audiolab 8200CD CD player with it for 4 years now, I think this is the third CD player. I don't understand all the bad... More

Denon PMA-250SE
(1 vote : 1 review)

Denon PMA-250SE

By: Joe Turner
"Denon PMA-250SE"
5 out of 5 30 December 2019
This little amp, 2x30 Watts/c at 8 ohms and 2x50 Watts/c at 4 Ohms is surprisingly powerful and drives my Dali Spektor 2 speakers with rated sensitivity of 84.5 db with no stress and goes very loud. The sound is clear, transparent, neutral and very detailed. Absolute gem. More

Tannoy Revolution R3
(5 votes : 1 review)

Tannoy Revolution R3

By: Tobias
"Dry heavy weights"
4 out of 5 14 December 2019
Reviewed these Tannoy Revolution R3 speakers together with Dynaudio Audience 122 speakers in a hifi store when new back in the day. I was impressed by these more than the Dynaudio's because of their neutrality an weight. The really low clean bass sounds perfectly integrated. Friend of mine bought the Dynaudio speakers, because they are a bit more present in de mids and highs and the bass is more punchy. I went and bought these a few years later s... More

Rotel RDP-980
(2 votes : 1 review)

Rotel RDP-980

By: Vinnie
"Rotel RDP-980"
5 out of 5 11 November 2019
The Rotel RDP-980, is an excellent DAC, with outstanding detail and insight, a warm full sound, clean accurate top end, tight powerful bottom end, and detailed warm mids, and expansive sound stage, a well balanced sound that with ease, can reveal elements of a recording that you haven't noticed previously, a very good match for an already revealing amplifier and speaker combination, if you find one for sale, I recommend you have a listen, and buy... More

Mordaunt Short MS3.20

Mordaunt Short MS3.20

By: abraham cadaon
"mordaunt short ms3.20"
5 out of 5 08 November 2019
i bought this at auction and performs great using a yamaha rxv 496 More

Pioneer SA-7500
(2 votes : 1 review)

Pioneer SA-7500

By: alan rochester
"pioneer series 7500"
4 out of 5 19 October 2019
a gem of an integrated amp. a tuner is easy to find for it as well. this will provide meters .its got the same thought of low watt sounds better. runs cool,lasts and lasts. im a believer that mid sized speakers sound best. try polk...jam packed with features. find one and listen to all fav cds ...ull be impressed More

Harman Kardon HK1400
(10 votes : 4 reviews)

Harman Kardon HK1400

By: Rudi
"Harman Kardon HK 1400"
5 out of 5 17 October 2019
Having a long search to find the right audio set-up, i experimented with speakers from JBL ( 4312a) B&W , Magnat, Focal and Audiolab. Amplifiers from Technics, Sony to Luxman ( LV 105 ) Tons of sounds from harsh to warm, but only the Sphinx Myth 5 was exact on the spot The Harman Kardon HK 1400 is exactly the same only more affordable. You just never want to look futher for something better ( what i always used to have ) Deep bass when it is ... More

TDL Studio 5
(4 votes : 1 review)

TDL Studio 5

By: Bert Pachner
"TDL Studio 5 speakers linked to a Yamaha DSPA2 AV system"
5 out of 5 11 October 2019
I bought these speakers 2nd-hand some 5 years ago. Amazing clarity from anything and everything thats been thrown at them. They are the rear speakers in a 4-1 surround-sound set-up, the front pair being a pait of Goodmans DP900's. Very satisfying all round More

NAD 304
(3 votes : 1 review)

NAD 304

By: Phillip
"Great Sounding Amplifier"
4 out of 5 16 September 2019
Great sounding Amp for the money... Plagued thou by the usual MAD cost cutting built in dry joint syndrome...Almost as new dry joints built into this amplifier due to minimal solder being used in manufacture.....For about 10 years from the mid 90's to the mid 2000's I can't remember any NAD amplifier being free form this curse...Pity as a lot of customers got fed up with the reliability of this company being so bad...as it was a good sounding amp... More