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    Join Date: Aug 2016

    Location: steyning

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    I'm paul.

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    Forgive my slow responses ,and if I appear in someone's mailbox by mistake apologies in advance the art forum's are a mystery to me, somehow I missed the boat ,
    Well I love all types of music it's a big part of my life not to play but to listen ,its always been there through happy and sad times its kept me going , I started off to a good start buying a nad 3020b rotel cd player I forgot the model number mission 780se speakers , dual turntable some 25yrs ago , during the years being a parent unfortunately it took a battering and broke ,. It's only the last 5yrs I have started to try and get some sort of system together and basically been going round in circles , I've had mission 753,752,771,773, m74, m33i,loads of Yamaha amps DSP A1, DSP A 1000 , onkyo 9355, 9155, ,alot of subwoofers REL stadium etc ,I won't bore you with everything , I suppose I was trying to get a particular way the sound was created on a budget but was never happy , fortunately I happened to have the pleasure of meeting someone who has been guiding me through what would likely suit my needs I've just purchased some ROYD MINSTREL ,and some B&W DM 4 speakers , I do like older equipment I've now sold all my missions and will be having a sort out of the amplifier I don't need , my current listings format is digital streaming via dragon fly DAC via pc + amp it suits my needs presently over the years my CDs have just been lost broken etc the joys of parenting ,. To date I have X2 DSP A1,A700, DSP A 1000,a broken DSP 2070,, X2 Yamaha M35 ,M45 rel subwoofer and some audiocrest nighthawk headphones, basically I've got to much for my needs , well it's a pleasure being part of this forum , and thanks to all who give their time assisting people like myself who only have a limited knowledge regarding the world of hifi past and present , many thanks Paul

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    Join Date: Nov 2015

    Location: Wolverhampton

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    I'm Oliver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul 48 View Post
    Forgive my slow responses ,and if I appear in someone's mailbox by mistake apologies in advance the art forum's are a mystery to me, somehow I missed the boat ,
    Well I love all types of music it's a big part of my life not to play but to listen ,its always been there through happy and sad times its kept me going , I started off to a good start buying a nad 3020b rotel cd player I forgot the model number mission 780se speakers , dual turntable some 25yrs ago , during the years being a parent unfortunately it took a battering and broke ,. It's only the last 5yrs I have started to try and get some sort of system together and basically been going round in circles , I've had mission 753,752,771,773, m74, m33i,loads of Yamaha amps DSP A1, DSP A 1000 , onkyo 9355, 9155, ,alot of subwoofers REL stadium etc ,I won't bore you with everything , I suppose I was trying to get a particular way the sound was created on a budget but was never happy , fortunately I happened to have the pleasure of meeting someone who has been guiding me through what would likely suit my needs I've just purchased some ROYD MINSTREL ,and some B&W DM 4 speakers , I do like older equipment I've now sold all my missions and will be having a sort out of the amplifier I don't need , my current listings format is digital streaming via dragon fly DAC via pc + amp it suits my needs presently over the years my CDs have just been lost broken etc the joys of parenting ,. To date I have X2 DSP A1,A700, DSP A 1000,a broken DSP 2070,, X2 Yamaha M35 ,M45 rel subwoofer and some audiocrest nighthawk headphones, basically I've got to much for my needs , well it's a pleasure being part of this forum , and thanks to all who give their time assisting people like myself who only have a limited knowledge regarding the world of hifi past and present , many thanks Paul
    Welcome!

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    Join Date: Mar 2012

    Location: London and Somerset

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    I'm Dave.

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    Hi Paul, welcome to AOS. Enjoy the forum.
    Kraken, Saturn, Emotion, Flying V Rocket, Planets.

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    Join Date: Apr 2012

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    I'm Geoff.

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    Hello Paul. Welcome to AOS.

    There's plenty for you to join in with here. You don't need extensive knowledge to participate, everybody's input is welcome.

    As I'm sure you've seen, there are sections covering every aspect of Hi-Fi and music chat too, so just get involved, the members are a friendly bunch.


    Enjoy the forum,
    Geoff.

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    Join Date: May 2008

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    I'm Rob.

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    Hi Paul, your journey in hifi is probably what most people encounter. The SME tonearm factory is in Steyning, if you need a good tonearm see if they have any "seconds" or "thirds" . Have fun here.
    Buy Bose...And get your parking validated!.

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    Join Date: Nov 2008

    Location: Belfast/Northern Ireland/UK

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    I'm Neil.

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    Welcome to AoS
    Regards Neil

    System 1 (Living Room) : AMG Giro turntable, AMG 9W2 tonearm, Air Tight PC3 cartridge, Passlabs Xono phonostage, AMG Reference armcable. Marantz CD7 CD player, Sony HAP Z1es Digital File Player + Audioquest Jitter Bug, AMR DP777 DAC + HP laptop + iFi Audio i power, Wireworld Starlight USB + Audioquest Jitter Bug, for computer audio, Audio Valve RKV2 headphone amp, headphones Grado GS 1000, Nakamichi CR5e tape deck, Balanced Audio Technology VK300se integrated amplifier, Anthony Gallo Reference 3.1 speakers. Cabling: Signal - Atlas Mavros, Audience AU24, Speaker - Atlas Mavros. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, Analysis Plus, TCI. Mark Grant distribution blocks, Equipment tables Target Audio B series.

    System 2 (Music Room) : Loricraft Garrard 401 turntable + SME 5 tonearm + VDH MC10 cartridge + Graham IC70 tonearm cable, Modified Technics 1200 turntable + Triplannar 7 tonearm + VDH Frog Gold cartridge + Paul Hynes SR7 PSU, SME Model 20 turntable + Graham Phantom tonearm + Ortofon MC5200 cartridge + Graham IC70 tonearm cable, Balanced Audio Technology VK10se phonostage, Moon Andromeda CD player, Esoteric P5 SACD transport and P 5 DAC, Toshiba 9500 DVD Audio player, AMR DP777 DAC + Dell Laptop + iFi Audio i power + JKenny JKSPIDIF + Wireworld Starlight USB - for computer audio, Kenwood 8300 tuner, Revox B760 tuner, Magnum Dynalab signal sleuth, Leak Troughline tuner + EAR Stereo decoder, Revox B77 mk 2 & Revox A77 mk3 reel to reel recorders, Balanced Audio Technology VK52se pre-amplifier, Music Reference RM200 mk1 power-amplifier, Anthony Gallo Reference 3.5 speakers. Cabling: Signal/Speaker - Audience AU24, XLO Type6. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, TCI. Mains distribution blocks Mark Grant and Russ Andrews, Equipment tables Clear Light Audio.

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    Join Date: Jan 2009

    Location: Essex

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    I'm openingabottleofwine.

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    Welcome to AoS Paul

    Enjoy the Forum
    Barry
    Have you listened to this month's choice in the Album Club?

    Barry

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    Join Date: Aug 2016

    Location: steyning

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    I'm paul.

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    Many thanks for your message I've just worked out how to reply sorry for the delay

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    Join Date: Aug 2016

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    I'm paul.

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    Hi Barry thanks for your message , sorry for delay I've only just worked out how to reply

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    Join Date: Aug 2016

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    Thanks for your message

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