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    16-01-2017, 20:59
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Well I was using the Reds in the GRFs which I found more open and natural. They did lose on extension as there was significant roll off, but what...
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    15-01-2017, 20:24
    Cut and pasted from my emails with Noriyuki Miyajima '16 Ω of ETR-KSW writing in the website is real input impedance. (phonostage of the 47k load)...
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    12-01-2017, 14:54
    These are easily convertible to Pentode Tom. I had the stereo version of them with my Reds/Tom's GRFs and it was a great match, these would be...
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    12-01-2017, 12:07
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Hi Marco, thanks for your reply. That is interesting regarding your experience of the Red’s lacking bass impact and sounding lean and cold. It...
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    10-01-2017, 21:27
    Mike Adams replied to a thread SUT shielding in Analogue Art
    Just realised Adey is looking for a SUT to match the Shilabe with the VIDA (the end of the previous page) From memory (Tom can confirm) the...
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    10-01-2017, 18:13
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Well these were original, and personally I think orange formica would have been an interesting look! They would have need a fair bit of work to...
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    10-01-2017, 16:55
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    You are probably right Paul but I struggle to think that most keep with it if they have a similar experience to me...Crossovers were the least of my...
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    10-01-2017, 16:31
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    By now I had a more refined sound and whilst the voicing of the Axia suited my system I was beginning to feel I was missing some refinement. Tom...
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    10-01-2017, 16:19
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    One of the nice/bad things about all the forums is you can see who has bought the very thing you wanted! I also realized that this pre was a bit...
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    10-01-2017, 15:54
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Thanks Paul. I don't know if you remember but I actually spoke with you about building me some crossovers for the Reds at the time. Yours was a...
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    10-01-2017, 15:47
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Next came a location move, plus a drop in income…something to slow me down! One bigger open plan room with a vaulted celling, in many ways this...
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    10-01-2017, 15:33
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    This is a fair summary but as stated its system dependant, I liked the KSW enough to keep them and build the HM7s... ...
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    10-01-2017, 15:02
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Liking the Miyajima sound, when the opportunity to buy a KSW SUT that matched the higher end models came up I got this. After quite some time trying...
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    10-01-2017, 14:51
    Mike Adams replied to a thread SUT shielding in Analogue Art
    I looked at some of Dave's SUT too. They are quite a bit bigger than most SUTs and I believe Dave houses them separately, which I guess goes a...
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    10-01-2017, 14:21
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    I still had the GRF cabs at this point and several times almost hit the button to turn into a 3 way horn system. I realized the only way to stop me...
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    10-01-2017, 14:05
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    After all this I was glad to have something that just worked. Initially unimpressive, the RAs have really grown on me over time and are really...
    35 replies | 1280 view(s)
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    10-01-2017, 11:55
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Thanks Marko/Grant. Regarding the Tannoys. I heard Golds vs Reds in York cabinets and to me it wasn’t just the midrange that was better, I...
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    10-01-2017, 09:45
    Payment received from Jake, thanks I will post today. PMed you James last night, no sign of any payment, let me know if you didn't received my PM....
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    09-01-2017, 22:29
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    The Tannoys would have been the end of the journey for me but issues with matching the HF units of the Reds made it impossible for me to live with...
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    09-01-2017, 21:40
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Well I got mine with the TT, at the time I just didn't want the faff of finding a suitable tonearm. I think the design is amazing TBH; mine sounds...
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    09-01-2017, 21:15
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Thanks Adey... Somewhere along all this I decided that I needed to try vinyl. Every time I visited someone with a turntable I always preferred the...
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    09-01-2017, 20:50
    Mike Adams replied to a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    The Tannoy Saga Well some more exposure to different systems and I was convinced that Tannoys were a step in the right direction for me. I had...
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    09-01-2017, 20:10
    Mike Adams started a thread The Odyssey in The Gallery
    Ive been on here and the Wam a while but never got around to posting much about my system, anyway I thought I would do so, so here goes. I was a...
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    09-01-2017, 16:04
    Ive decided to try to clear some space, first to go some of the spare valves Ive had sitting around. I don't have a valve tester so can't re-test but...
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Lenco B51/upgraded bearing/slate plinth
DIY Schroder/Kansui/Axia/HM7
Schick/Zero/KSW
Art Audio Vinyl 1 Ref
Mach modified Mac Mini/Weiss DAC 202
SJS Model 2
BP P20 (SJS upgraded)
Trenner and Friedl RA

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