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    20-02-2017, 20:02
    Thanks; it's on my 'watch list'.
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    20-02-2017, 18:05
    Thanks everyone. A Linn Mimik (minus remote) has just sold on eBay for 256, so given the CXC is 350 (250 a month ago!) there's not a lot in it....
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    19-02-2017, 18:32
    I have upgrade-itis. Having just upgraded my cartridge to an AT 33PTG and just got a good Quad 99 power amp (although I am split between it and...
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    14-02-2017, 09:36
    Bonky replied to a thread Hi from Nottingham in Welcome
    Hi, rather unexpectedly , I have a Quad 99 power amp winging my way. How do you find it? Have you done any mods (There don't seem to be any on the...
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    12-02-2017, 19:41
    Bonky replied to a thread Turntable Oil in Analogue Art
    Hi, apologies for highjacking etc as I know the OP did not (want) mention (of) 'what oils to use'. For those of us (like me) who haven't oiled...
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    12-02-2017, 13:58
    Bonky replied to a thread Cartridge advice please in Analogue Art
    Hi, yes; I've only just fitted it. It's a bit heavier than my previous AT MC so took a bit of 'fettling'. It's tracking at 2g. So far: Domingo and...
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    09-02-2017, 19:46
    Please add my name to the list (I have a CP2). Thanks Richard (Sheffield).
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    09-02-2017, 19:32
    Bonky replied to a thread Cartridge advice please in Analogue Art
    Thanks everyone; much appreciated. Apologies for the tardiness in replying but we have terrible problems with BT broadband here. I think I'll wait...
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    09-02-2017, 08:25
    Bonky replied to a thread Cartridge advice please in Analogue Art
    Hi, yes, I was thinking on the same lines. Any suggestions? Do I get a MM/MC preamp or just a MC one. Ideally, I think, I would prefer one that is...
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    08-02-2017, 21:21
    Bonky replied to a thread Cartridge advice please in Analogue Art
    Nope, I got it... Obviously not received it yet. It's output is only 0.3mV - the AT I've got is 0.4mV and I think my pre-amp - a Cambridge CP2...
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    07-02-2017, 22:57
    Bonky replied to a thread Cartridge advice please in Analogue Art
    Excellent; thanks; I've sent a PM but fear I may be too late. ...and Oliver ...thanks too... BW Bonky
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    07-02-2017, 20:46
    Equipment: Roksan Nima arm with an Inspire Apollo deck. At present I have an AT05MC cartridge - but this must be past it's best by now. It feeds a...
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    06-02-2017, 18:36
    So glad you like them Bev, as I said before, I have the IBX-R2s, and I think they'll be my final speaker too (I do have others (Q Acoustics in...
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    06-02-2017, 15:47
    Bonky replied to a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    Off topic I know, but I can recall wiring Strowger gear at Shepton Mallett Exchange in 1967 for the Post office. Ericksons were the suppliers (my Dad...
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    05-02-2017, 22:31
    Bonky replied to a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    I see the Moderator has moved this thread to 'Past Masters', presumably because he thought the the OP was wanting to debate old Quad gear. In fact it...
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    03-02-2017, 16:41
    "Living Voice" speakers are recognised to work well with valve amps (and Sugden amps).
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    02-02-2017, 09:16
    Bonky replied to a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    Thanks Chris (and others). More food for thought ...and cheaper too! BW Richard.
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    02-02-2017, 00:31
    Bonky replied to a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    OK, but surely fake transistors and diodes would soon fail or show-up in poor performance. The manufacturer says the pcb is Chinese, but, and...
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    01-02-2017, 23:28
    Bonky replied to a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    Well, 250 -265 perhaps, but + DADA and/or RedHill upgrades (say 250), not all components being tested, perhaps an inferior PS, and if, in the...
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    01-02-2017, 22:35
    Bonky replied to a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    Ok, perhaps, I get the point, but better than a Chinese assembled modern Quad...without easy access to a UK warranty? Better than a UK Quad (say...
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    01-02-2017, 20:49
    Bonky replied to a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    Yes I agree; the PCB is Chinese but it's all up-front and honest as far as I can see. I hope the boards are populated by UK-sourced components (in...
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    01-02-2017, 20:36
    Bonky started a thread Quad update in Past Masters
    Hi, So impressed was I with a modified Quad306 that I looked for a 405-2 model or 606; then I came across this UK maker and distributor of 405...
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    27-01-2017, 22:44
    Ah! thanks; interesting; food for thought - I'll experiment. How again do you 'link' the bottom of the speaker to the 'marble' plinth? BW R...
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    27-01-2017, 22:12
    Hi, PM sent. Essentially: (for others who may be interested)... (Hi, I too have some LVs (Auditorium Ibx - R2s). I have them on spikes onto ...
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Richard
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Sheffield/Peak District. UK
Interests::
Long-bow archery; Steam trains; model trains. Hacker radios.

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My Gear:
Source component/s:
Linn Mimik2 Cd player; Inspire Apollo deck + Roksan Nima arm + AT-0C5MC; Pioneer F656 tuner; Cambridge DAB500; Aiwa R650 Cassette Deck. Logitech Squeezebox Touch
Amplification:
Sugden A21a; Mini-T (amptasitc). Mission Cyrus 1
Loudspeakers:
Living Voice auditorium IBX-R2
Cables/stands: Chords
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Any other hi-fi bits:
Beresford Caiman + Gato DAC; Apple's airport express; Apple iMac i5; Senn HD598, 467, 650s. Beresford Bushmaster

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