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    I'm Simon.

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    Same page Macca, there's nothing worse than someone you don't know showing initiative ....

  2. #52
    Join Date: Jan 2008

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    Letting any non-enthusiast use your system is a mistake unless you have given them a one hour training course followed by practical and written examinations with a 90% score required to pass

    I had a lodger's brother staying one time, I got home from work and stuck a record on 'This don't sound right.'

    Went to investigate, deck was set on '45', the tracking weight was way off, the anti-skate way off. Turned out the bloke had tried to play a record but didn't realise that to make the platter turn you had to lift the arm. So he'd twiddled every single knob and adjustment possible, got no result and then just left it without saying a word to anyone.


    Quote Originally Posted by Stranraer View Post
    The same scenario in this house would definitely be my fault, regardless of circumstance.
    I don't take any nonsense.
    Main system
    Ben Duncan mains conditioner
    ATL Audio DC mains trap
    Mac mini running Fidelia
    Samsung QE75Q90T 75" QLED TV
    XMOS DSD Async USB to Coax converter
    RME Audio ADI-2 FS (AK4493) DAC
    AD Audio bespoke balanced valve buffer stage with...
    2x 1959 NOS RCA Red Base black plate 5691s
    Joe Henry-built Pass Labs Aleph 3 Class A power amp
    Reiver Acoustics Edingdales speakers
    BK Double Gem twin 10" subwoofer
    Chord Clearway XLR interconnects
    Mark Grant 6mm UP-LCOFC speaker cable
    Audioquest SLiP Neutrik subwoofer interconnect
    Audioquest Crimson USB interconnect
    QED Quartz Reference optical interconnect

    Secondary system
    iMac 27"
    Samsung Blu-ray
    Technics TRS cassette deck
    Arcam rDAC
    Arcam A85 integrated amp
    Edifier S3000 Pro active speakers
    Atacama SE24 stands
    Chord Chameleon interconnects
    Audioquest Evergreen interconnects
    Silver Studio USB interconnect

  3. #53
    Join Date: Nov 2020

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    Yep, one of the big downsides of a cherished hifi is other bloody people in the vicinity, or even suggesting a visit.
    Mine's in the living room where visitors crash if they're staying over, and I need mucho booze to sleep well in those circumstances.
    Mark Levinson 390 CD & Audiolab 6000 CD Transport / Soncoz SGD1 DAC / Croft 25RS Preamp / Croft 7R mono Amps / Neat Ultimatum XLS Speakers

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