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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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    Analogue: Technics SP10 MK2 > Phonomac AT-1010 MK5 tonearm > Ortofon Kontrapunkt b > Bigbottle Jfet MC Valve Phonostage (Telefunken & Tesla Valves)
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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

    Location: Surrey

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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

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    I'm Neil.

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    Welcome to AoS
    Regards Neil

    System 1 (Living Room) : Vinyl: AMG Giro Turntable, AMG 9W2 Tonearm, AMG Reference Armcable, Air Tight PC3 MC Cartridge PhonoStage: Passlabs Xono Digital: Esoteric P5 SACD Transport and Esoteric P 5 DAC, Sony HAP Z1es Digital File Player + Audioquest Jitter Bug, Computer Audio: Veracity Audio Mystra DAC + HP laptop + iFi Audio i Power, Wireworld Starlight USB + Audioquest Jitter Bug Tuner:Revox B760 + Magnum Dynalab Signal Sleuth FM Amplifier Cassette Tape: Nakamichi CR5e Integrated Amplifier: Balanced Audio Technology VK300se Speakers: Anthony Gallo Reference 3.1 Audio Cabling: Signal - Atlas Mavros, Audience AU24 Speaker - Atlas Mavros. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, Analysis Plus, TCI. Mains Distribution: Mark Grant Distribution Blocks, Mark Grant DC Blocker Equipment Tables: Target Audio B series + Track Audio Isolation Spikes Isolation/ Platforms: Bright Star Audio Isonodes, BASE 01, SSC Platforms.

    System 2 (Music Room) : Vinyl: Turntable 1 Loricraft Garrard 401 Turntable + SME 5 Tonearm, Graham IC70 Tonearm Cable + VDH MC10 cartridge Turntable 2 Modified Technics 1200 turntable + Triplannar 7 Tonearm + VDH Frog Gold Cartridge + Paul Hynes SR7 PSU Turntable 3 SME Model 20 Turntable + Graham Phantom Tonearm + Graham IC70 Tonearm Cable, Ortofon MC5200 Cartridge PhonoStage: Balanced Audio Technology VK10se Digital: Moon Andromeda CD Player, Toshiba 9500 DVD Audio Player Computer Audio: AMR DP777 DAC + Dell Laptop + iFi Audio i Power + JKenny JKSPIDIF + Wireworld Starlight USB Tuners: Kenwood 8300 Tuner, Revox B760 Tuner, Leak Troughline Tuner + EAR Stereo Decoder ReelToReel Tape: Revox B77 mk 2, Revox A77 mk3, Sony TC-377 Cassette Tape: Nakamichi DR10 Headphone: Audio Valve RKV2 OTL Valve Headphone Amp, Headphones Grado GS 1000, Sennheiser 560 Ovation2, Sennheiser 410SL Pre-Amplifier: Balanced Audio Technology VK52se Power-Amplifier: Music Reference RM200 mk1 Speakers: Anthony Gallo Reference 3.5 Audio Cabling: Signal - Audience AU24, Kimber KCAG, Audio Note ANVs, Barry Hunt Cables Speaker - XLO Type 6. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, TCI. Mains Distribution: Mark Grant and Russ Andrews Equipment Tables: Clear Light Audio Aspekt Tacks Isolation/Platform: SSC, Bright Star Audio Isonodes, Naim Frame Record Cleaner: Hanns 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

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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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    I'm paul.

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    Thanks for your message

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