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  1. #1
    Join Date: Nov 2020

    Location: Aix-en-Provence, France

    Posts: 2
    I'm Olivier.

    Default Hello AOS world

    My Name is Olivier
    I live in Aix-en-Provence area, France
    I'm an engineer i a semiconductor company.
    I'm found of sound reproduction since I'm a youth and still in Quest of Audio Grail after 40+ years after my Revelation, listening to a system made of Oracle Delphi turntable, Spectral pream, Krell KSA50 feeding Onken-like loudspeaker made according to French review "l'Audiophile" (Altec 416+Audax PR17TSM + Fostex T925).
    I own multiple gears and parts. I'm currently working on loudspeaker design.
    Best regards

  2. #2
    Join Date: Nov 2011

    Location: Seaton, Devon, UK

    Posts: 7,699
    I'm Adrian.

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    Bonjour Olivier,

    Welcome to AoS, what genre of music do you listen to? Lots to read and chat about on here and most are friendly.

    Cheers

    Adrian
    Listening is the act of aural discrimination and dissemination of sound, and accepting you get it wrong sometimes.

    Analog Inputs:
    Pro-Ject Signature 10 TT & arm
    Benz Micro LP-S, Michel Cusis MC, Goldring 2500 and Ortofon Rondo Blue cartridges
    Hitachi FT5500 mk2 Tuner

    Digital:-
    Sony 3d blu-Ray for CDs to Caiman SEG
    RaspberryPi/HifiBerry Digi to Beresford Caiman SEG DAC
    Buffalo NAS Drive

    Amplification:-
    LFD MMC special phono stage & Rothwell MCX SUT
    ALLNIC T1500 MKII SET 300B amp
    Schiit MAGNI 3 Heresy amp

    Output:
    Wilson Benesch Vector speakers
    KLH Ultimate One Headphones

    Cables:
    Furutech AG-12-R4 High Performance Phono Cable
    Eccose Conductor CA1
    Belden 8402 with Switchcraft 3502A Audiophile High-End RCA
    Chord Epic speaker leads, & signature links


    I think I am nearing audio nirvana, but donít tell anyone.

  3. #3
    Join Date: Nov 2020

    Location: Aix-en-Provence, France

    Posts: 2
    I'm Olivier.

    Default Favorite music

    Hi Adrian
    Difficult to say what is my favorite music. It depends highly on my mood. I can listen to rock, pop, ethnic, classical, blues... I'm quite open. Even if there is to say about sound quality, I even like Spotify playlists or proposals based on my previous choices. It makes me discover some talents I was not aware of. I'm really angry with the corner's record shop that recently suppressed the listening points with headphones. I think I didn't purchase any CD since they did that, though I really liked this format.
    What I almost never do is listening music whilst doing something else, except driving and gym. I'm so receptive to music I can't concentrate on anything else at the same time.
    Not sure I really answered your question, but this is where it drove my thoughts...

  4. #4
    Join Date: Apr 2012

    Location: Southall, West London

    Posts: 45,405
    I'm Geoff.

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    Hi Olivier. Welcome to AOS.

    Take a look around the site and join in the chat, I'm sure you'll find plenty to interest you.


    Enjoy the forum,
    Geoff.
    The word is 'valves' in this country, not tubes. Tubes are what Smarties come in!

  5. #5
    Join Date: Jan 2009

    Location: Essex

    Posts: 24,431
    I'm openingabottleofwine.

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    Welcome to AoS Olivier.

    Are you a disciple of Jean Hiraga?

    Enjoy the Forum
    Barry
    Barry

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    Join Date: Mar 2019

    Location: New Jersey, USA

    Posts: 232
    I'm Leo.


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