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    Join Date: Sep 2009

    Location: Bournemouth

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    I'm Dan.

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    Hi Guys

    Yep now have one of these monsters and its for keep one of the better rated Yams on the day....i also have a CR 820 the one below....

    They don't make them like this anymore set up sounding superb with a Pair of Mission 770 Freedom , Yamaha CDX 860 & The Rega Planar 2
    Couple of Pictures below - Yes it needs bulbs but that is all

    Happy Days been trying to buy since last October when i saw it in my local record shop - Steve is on here "Dr Henry Jones " excellent guy to deal with knows his stuff...
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    Main System
    Musical Fidelity E100 Amplifier & Tannoy 615 MK2 Speakers & Rotel RD-945 Cassette Deck & Cambridge Interconnects & QED Speaker Cable , Arcam Alpha 7SE ,
    Vinyl :
    Rega Planar 2 / RB250 / Ortofon OM Super 10 / VDH Oil Bearing Upgrade / Roksan R Mat

    Second System
    Quad 34 Pre Amp FM 4 Tuner & 303 Power Amp & Pioneer PDS 703 Modded & Celestion Ditton 15 Speakers - Turntable Yet Decided on...

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    Join Date: Sep 2017

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    I'm Pavel.

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    Congratulations! This is a very sweet sounding receiver.

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    Join Date: Sep 2014

    Location: brighton uk.

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    I'm jamie.

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    yep it looks like it means business.
    My System/ Yamaha NS1000M speakers ,Pioneer PLC-590 turntable,Pioneer PA-5000,Alphason HR-100S-MCS,Zeta tonearms,Denon 103SA Cartridge's,Denon HA-500 Head Amp, John Wood KT88 Valve Amp,Sony 700ES Amp,Sony X555ES CD Player, Nakamichi ca5 pre amp ,

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    Join Date: Feb 2008

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    I'm Shane.

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    Used to sell them back in the day. What sticks in the mind is the wonderful feel of the controls. Nothing else came close.
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    Join Date: Apr 2015

    Location: Central Virginia

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    I'm Russell.

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    I do believe you can get LED lights to replace the incandescent lamps, Direct replacement. Iím not sure where but I know Iíve seen them. And congrats on a killer Yammy!

    Russell


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    Join Date: Mar 2013

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    I'm nigel.

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    I'm not so sure the LED's available will be a direct replacement.
    I had CR1020 and 2020 recievers and the bulbs were hard wired in circuit.

    Still....fabulous piece of kit, should come up spangly with a facia stripdown. Simply soak the knobs and front in CIF foaming bathcleaner....the non bleach type.

    P.s...the variable loudness is a waste of space.

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    Join Date: Apr 2015

    Location: Central Virginia

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    I'm Russell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sumday View Post
    I'm not so sure the LED's available will be a direct replacement.
    I had CR1020 and 2020 recievers and the bulbs were hard wired in circuit.

    Still....fabulous piece of kit, should come up spangly with a facia stripdown. Simply soak the knobs and front in CIF foaming bathcleaner....the non bleach type.

    P.s...the variable loudness is a waste of space.
    Thinking back, I recall the bulbs that looked like glass fuses that were stock in a Marantz receiver from back in the day, the LED replacements were made as an exact replacement for those.

    And Iíve done a few clean ups on old gear before and I agree about the foaming bath cleaner! Cuts years of finger grime off the brushed aluminum instantly!

    Russell

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