Vinylpassion

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About Vinylpassion

  • Rank
    Wammer
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Personal Info

  • Location
    Mansfield
  • Real Name
    Mark Sears

Wigwam Info

  • Turn Table
    Hanss T-30 & VP-12
  • Tone Arm & Cartridge
    SME V ART-1000
  • SUT / Phono Stage
    Ming Da 2006 nos
  • Digital Source 1
    Panasonic
  • Digital Source 2
    Pioneer NP-01
  • DAC
    Chord
  • Integrated Amp
    Lots
  • Pre-Amp
    Vincent SA94
  • Power Amp/s
    Vincent 995s
  • My Speakers
    Quad 2805
  • Headphones
    AT 5000
  • Trade Status
    I am in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. Hi All there will be an Audio Jumble at clifton leisure centre on the 9th of April with tram access from nottingham and ample parking at the venue for those driving this will be the first event in nottingham in many years so i am really looking forward to i am not linked to this event other than having a wallpaper table out clear out all my old junk this is the first audio jumble tried in our neck of the woods so the more who attend the better and tables are v cheap who knows what you might find ! Hope to see some of you there https://www.facebook.com/events/165670527250577/
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    Wigwam show 2017

    Hey Barneys dad.. Great to hear from you Steve hope lifes being kind its been far to long.. i hope to see you you at the pie fie Cheers George we do try i look forward to meeting you
  3. Greeting all its that time again and we have a few treats in store for you this year This year we will be taking the exclusive ART-1000 Flagship direct generator cartridge from Audio Technica this is only available from 2 approved specialists in the UK This will give many there first chance to listen to this unique product that is the result of over 50 years of research from the largest cartridge manufacturer in the world.. The ART-1000 will be mounted in one of our custom Missing Link pure Silver Wired SME V tone arm fitted with Missing Link pure Silver head shell leads and Passion Signature tone arm cable partnered with the Superb Hanss T-30 turntable and in the second arm slot the sublime Audio Mods 5 arm with a dedicated AT Mono 3 moving coil cart to get the best from mono pressings.. We will also be showcasing the superb new Quad Z-2 stand mount Ribbon speaker to show just how good A stand mount Loudspeaker can be at this price point with a build and finish quality that will beguile..This combined with the flagship Vincent 995 class A mono-blocks directly driven by our favourite valve Ming Da 2006 Phono stage with full Missing Link pure Silver Loom of cables you should be in for a real vinyl treat. We hope to meet both customers old & new and you will also find Jan running our stall with lots of show special show offers and a bargain bin full of DIY bits and bobs normally not available so don’t miss this event it will be a fun day out and something v special for the music lover Our VP-12 Turntable will be on loan to Pearl Acoustics so you will also be able to hear our Fully upgraded LP-12 with SME 309 and AT ART-9 as well in the Dining room See you soon Kind Regards Mark Jan Jon & the 5 Vinyl Passion Music Room Cats
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    Missing Link & Vinyl Passion room

    Greeting all its that time again and we have a few treats in store for you this year This year we will be taking the exclusive ART-1000 Flagship direct generator cartridge from Audio Technica this is only available from 2 approved specialists in the UK This will give many there first chance to listen to this unique product that is the result of over 50 years of research from the largest cartridge manufacturer in the world.. The ART-1000 will be mounted in one of our custom Missing Link pure Silver Wired SME V tone arm fitted with Missing Link pure Silver head shell leads and Passion Signature tone arm cable partnered with the Superb Hanss T-30 turntable and in the second arm slot the sublime Audio Mods 5 arm with a dedicated AT Mono 3 moving coil cart to get the best from mono pressings.. We will also be showcasing the superb new Quad Z-2 stand mount Ribbon speaker to show just how good A stand mount Loudspeaker can be at this price point with a build and finish quality that will beguile.. This combined with the flagship Vincent 995 class A mono-blocks directly driven by our favourite valve Ming Da 2006 Phono stage with full Missing Link pure Silver Loom of cables you should be in for a real vinyl treat.. We hope to meet both customers old & new and you will also find Jan running our stall with lots of show special show offers and a bargain bin full of DIY bits and bobs normally not available so don’t miss this event it will be a fun day out and something v special for the music lover Our VP-12 Turntable will be on loan to Pearl Acoustics so you will also be able to hear our Fully upgraded LP-12 with SME 309 and AT ART-9 as well in the Dining room See you soon Kind Regards Mark Jan Jon & the 5 Vinyl Passion Music Room Cats
  5. The new 80th Anniversary Quad Z2 Loudspeakers landed in the music room today all I can say is WoW I did not think a stand mount loudspeaker could sound this good at any price they are a real end game product with build quality and looks to kill for the humble retail price of £1499 the biggest hi fi bargain we have encounter'd in recent years and the rest of the range are just as good book your dem today or come hear them at the Scalford Hall Hi Fi show.!
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    VP-Upgraded Linn LP-12 £1295

    Stunning example VP-Upgraded Linn LP-12 part exchanged against a new VP-12 11-16 Refurbished & ready for sale with 12 month warranty Fitted With Cirkus sub chassis Fitted with Goldring MM Elektra Cartridge ( wide range of cartridge upgrades if required) Fitted with Linn Akito Tone arm with original box Choose from our range of beautiful hardwood plinths from £350 extra fitted at no extra cost Classic corner braced fluted Linn Plinth (can be changed to your preference) Upgrades already fitted New Vinyl Passion Orpheus top plate New Vinyl Passion VP-12 Armboard New Vinyl Passion Float baseboard New Vinyl Passion Platter Mat Rebuilt Valhalla power supply £1295 we can upgrade this further to full VP-12 Spec if required or rebuild to suit your specifications & budget... 12 month warranty included This is an outstanding example of a Vinyl Passion Upgraded and Refurbished Linn LP-12 turntable Demo px welcome Lots of pictures if required Full VP-12 Upgrade package fitted + £995 New Linn Packing and posting within the EU + £100 See our website for pictures call to arrange a dem
  7. Quad ESL-63 In Black outstanding condition i have been an ESL fan as many of you will know for 30 years its not often you see a pair this well kept from a non smoking home.. if you have always wanted to own a pair of ESL speakers this is a golden opportunity to snap up a fully refurbished set at a bargain price with a good history Full rebuild by Quad in November 2012 all panels replaced, matching serial numbers, they have had very little use since rebuild and are an absolute bargain £995 Delivery and setup for very reasonable cost.. demo welcome...
  8. Just In Part Exchange Set of 6M Nordost Frey Loudspeaker cables in good condition resistance check reveals all conductors are good RRP was in excess of £4000 This is a bargain @ £1995 we are happy to professionally re terminate to your required length or loudspeaker configuration please contact for a quote part exchange or dem welcome see our website for pictures
  9. We are Proud to announce The Missing Link & The Vinyl Passion Music Room are the very first UK Audio Technica Excellence retail centre, and one of only 2 dealers in the U.K. to be selected to Demonstrate and Stock the ART-1000 flagship cartridgeThis is a design that Mark has been very excited about since its official launch at Munich High End 2016 and is certain to become a legend in the making among audiophiles and music lovers alike, In our humble opinion in the time we have spent with the pre release models since May this is one of the finest cartridge in the world that we have encountered The Flagship ART-1000 is only available for demonstration and purchase from Excellence retail centres of which there will be 50 world wide.. The First stock from Japan has now arrived in our music room If you are in the market for the very best Vinyl has to offer book a demonstration today POA.... you will not be disappointed… http://excellence.audio-technica.com/
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    North West Audio Show 2016

    wow i thought we were there.. ! must be my memory i am past 50... - - - Updated - - - you deserve it m8... you should do a you tube channel as i suggested all that passion and knowledge should be shared
  11. By reducing resonance of the springs while maintaining free movement.. see our e bay shop and how many sets we sell and see customer feedback .. this is independent so should tell you all you need to know.. you can find a link to our e bat shop from our Vinyl Passion music room website Kind Regards Mark http://www.missinglinkcables.co.uk/
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    North West Audio Show 2016

    plenty of pictures of our room but ime afraid that is check our fb page out..
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    North West Audio Show 2016

    Had a great time was superb to get to see Deans music presentation this year, for those who missed it hear is his final track selection it made the show for me.. cheers Dean.
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    4th June - Spalding Edd and Mick's joint bake off.

    cheers bro will just have to come down for a private session in the v near future just made you a v healthy goody bag up any questions just call me.. xxx
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    4th June - Spalding Edd and Mick's joint bake off.

    Hi Edd very sorry but will have to cancel as i have just been informed by brother is flying in from spain its very rare we get chance to hook up so need to make the most of it i hope you all have a great time.. i will put a goodies bag in the post for you both today.. Regards Mark Jan Jon & the cats