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Latest Reviews

Rotel RC-960BX
(1 vote : 1 review)

Rotel RC-960BX

By: Roger
"Nice performance when partnered appropriately"
3 out of 5 28 July 2019
I am using this simple preamp with a Linn Room power- Amp which are available very cheaply on the second had market. It provides plenty of detail and scale but is not the most refined in presentation. So do not partner with anything more than a Linn LK85 or it's partner from the Rotel range. It is an old amp now so expect a few dry joints which may impact how well it travels when delivered. The stand out feature is that it has an MC phone input! ... More

Pioneer A-33
(2 votes : 1 review)

Pioneer A-33

By: Joost
4 out of 5 15 July 2019
Superb sound quality, Good Bass feed More

Technics SB-HD81
(5 votes : 1 review)

Technics SB-HD81

By: Giacinto
3 out of 5 20 June 2019
Basse frequenze molto invadenti e alte frequenze cupe e troppo ammorbidite. Su una vecchia coppia ho messo in serie al woofer una resistenza da 1 Ohm riequilibrando la riproduzione acustica. Mobile del diffusore ben fatto, altoparlanti economici e filtro crossover ben ingegnerizzato. Con la modifica apportata si é dimostrato notevolmente migliorato e la consiglio a tutti. Buona Musica.

Translation: Low frequencies very intrusive and high frequencies dark and too soft. On an old pair I put a 1 Ohm resistor in series with the woofer, rebalancing the acoustic reproduction. Well made speaker cabinet, inexpensive speakers and well engineered crossover filter. With the modification made, it has proved remarkably improved and I recommend it to everyone. Good music. More

Celestion Ditton 33
(7 votes : 5 reviews)

Celestion Ditton 33

By: Steve S
"They were the best in our shop!"
5 out of 5 18 June 2019
I used to sell these at an East Coast hifi store back in the '70s. They blew away the Large Advents and Genesis 2s we also sold, and were even more involving than the fine Yamaha NS-1000s we had in our "hi end" room. Iggy, Bowie, Clash, etc. sounded GREAT on these with Nelson Pass designed Nakamichi separates. Not as dynamic as horns but dynamics are good with exceptional tone! Sound great with Class A solid state. Just bought a pair in good s... More

Kenwood Model Basic M2
(12 votes : 2 reviews)

Kenwood Model Basic M2

By: David Picard
"Kenwood basic M2"
5 out of 5 24 May 2019
one of the best sounding amps for the $ with lots of watts and head room to boot very durable and well put together with 2 power supplies one for each channel or mono block diesine in one unit I like the sound at low and high volume very clear More

Philips CD303
(3 votes : 1 review)

Philips CD303

By: René
"CD 303"
5 out of 5 08 May 2019
It was one of the first cd players on the market and it was very expensive, I paid 1600 dutch guilders in 1984 and had to wait 6 months before delivery. I still have it but I don't play any cd's anymore. Just keep it for fun. More

Yamaha A-320
(4 votes : 3 reviews)

Yamaha A-320

By: Dean
"Yamaha A-320"
5 out of 5 08 May 2019
Picked one of these little jems up on Ebay for next to nothing. It holds its own against amps I paid ten times as much for. I intended to use it to power a couple of desk top monitors for my computer, but now run it with my Linn turntable and some homemade speakers. The phono stage is as good as if not better than my Project Phono pre amp. More

Sony PS-X55
(1 vote : 1 review)

Sony PS-X55

By: Pamela
5 out of 5 20 March 2019
I wanted a fully automatic turntable due to a movement disorder making manual turntable operation too risky for my records. The 1980 SONY PS-X55 seemed very well regarded by those who own one so I bought a good example off EBay and everything worked perfectly. It's built like a tank and sounds head and shoulders better than my belt-drive UTurn Orbit. Took it in for a preventative service and it only needed a couple of capacitors replacing that w... More

Mordaunt Short MS3.20

Mordaunt Short MS3.20

By: J Kuehne
"Best Buy!"
5 out of 5 21 February 2019
If you own one of these: Here are my congratulations. This is a best buy small money loudspeaker from the 1990. In Germany it was 600 DM without stands in 1992, which was not a lot. It is really good engineers for this price, with a custom made bass-middle paper cone and a quite cheap (looking) tweeter. But everything seems to be taken into account with it. The phase, the way, all corners were accoustically smoothed around the drivers, the overl... More

(6 votes : 3 reviews)


By: steve
"jvc a s5"
5 out of 5 06 February 2019
brilliant amp More