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  1. OK I'll take £175 including postage. I've sent you a private message so we can discuss payment, addresses etc.
  2. No problem with any questions. Yes it is a Nikon F mount.
  3. Maybe 'Work Horse' was a poor choice of words as it's all relative to the amount of pictures I've taken in the time. Maybe I should have described it as my 'go-to walk around lens' from 2004 to 2010. I bought the Nikon 16-85 in 2010 to use instead of the Sigma 24-70 and it's had little use since then. I've just looked at the statistics part of my photo library software and can see that i've used that lens to take a total of 5685 photos and since 2010 it's taken 535. Add perhaps 20% for the out of focus and crap pics that I've deleted and it's still not a huge amount of use. I hope that eases your apprehension. I'm sorry I have no experience of the D700 or D750 so I can't comment directly. Here's a quote from Wikipedia 'The D700 has a built in autofocus motor for all Nikon autofocus-lenses' so I assume that it will autofocus.
  4. Also still working on my Moon Neo Ace
  5. Yes it was. This was more of a Moon electronics demo, no swapping of cables to show the differences. In the order I listened to them the three systems were System 1 in the main showroom - Moon Neo Ace + Dynaudio Evoke 30 System 2 in the main demo room - Moon 780D v2 Streaming DAC / Moon 740P Preamplifier / Moon 860A v2 Power Amplifier + Dynaudio Confidence 30 System 3 in the small demo room at the back of the store - Moon 390 Network Player - Preamplifier / 330A Power Amplifier + Fyne Audio F703 I found the 'mid priced' System 3 the least involving and least listenable but that might have had something to do with the small room size, I thought the Fyne F703 were too big for the space. The big surprise for me was how good the 'budget priced' System 1 sounded in the big showroom. The big price tag System 2 was easily the best system on dem on the day it sounded superb; big soundstage, holographic imaging, delicate in the quiet passages, hugely dynamic in the loud passages, tuneful, musical and so much more. Did I say I liked this system?? I had goosebumps when listening to every track that was played, I loved it but with a £40k price tag for the system I'll be sticking with my Linn system. Doesn't stop me playing with the ancillaries though
  6. This morning I attended a Nordost and Moon event at my local Linn dealership - just for a listen you understand - the credit cards were left at home I listened to three different systems with Moon electronics, Nordost cables/accessories and either Dynaudio or Fyne speakers. It was a very interesting couple of hours but I have no intention of changing any of my existing Linn gear. Just before I left I was offered a home demo of both Nordost power cables and speaker cables, I just have to wait for them to come into the dealership. Watch this space.......
  7. If t's any consolation, I had to get my reading glasses out too
  8. I have an Akurate DSM with HDMI2 board and connect my TV ARC socket to the HDMI Out socket on the DSM - that works for me. Also I've just looked at the Linn KDSM manual on the Linn website and can see this Hope this helps
  9. All items priced individually and will sell individually. Cokin P-Series Filters P101 Close-up +1 - £13.00 P103 Close-up +3 - £13.00 Cokin P-Series Accessories Bellows Lens Hood (Speed Graphic) - £20.00 P-Series Lens Adaptor Rings 49mm - £4.00 52mm - £4.00 55mm - £4.00 62mm - £4.00 72mm - £4.00 82mm - £4.00 All in excellent condition and there are no marks or scratches on the filters. Both close up filters have the original individual Cokin cases. From a smoke free, pet free and child free home. Cash on collection or willing to post to mainland UK at buyers expense.
  10. Bought CD after seeing them live last year
  11. Now SOLD Bought new by me in 2004 from Camera Centre Cardiff and is genuine UK stock, not grey market. This has been my ‘work horse’ lens and used on all the Nikon cameras I’ve owned - D70, D200, D7200 and my current D500. It can be used in manual focus and autofocus modes on Nikon FX bodies and Nikon DX bodies except those that require a focus motor built into the lens for autofocus. The front element of the lens does not rotate during focusing so is easy to hold, makes a Polarising filter easy to use and allows the use of the petal- shaped ‘Pefect Hood’. This lens is in good condition and is in perfect working order. It comes with original lens cap, original lens mount cap, original reversible lens hood, original lens case, original warranty card and instruction sheet. I will also include a Kood 82mm skylight filter. The lens comes from a smoke free, pet free and child free home. Technical information Lens Construction - 14 elements in 13 groups and includes 3 aspherical elements and 2 Special Low Dispersion elements Angle of View - 84.1° - 34.3° Maximum Aperture - f2.8 at all focal lengths Minimum Aperture - f32 Minimum Focussing Distance - 0.4m (15.7 inches) Magnification - 1:3.8 Filter size - 82mm Dimensions – Diameter x length - 88.6mm x 113mm (3.5 x 4.4 inches) Sample photos taken with this lens using Nikon D500, D200 and D70 bodies can be seen in my Flickr album 'Sigma 24-70' here For sale at £200 Collection preferred with cash on collection. Willing to post to mainland UK only, at buyers expense. Post Office Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm® (Mon-Fri) - Up to £500 for loss or damage - Up to 2kg £11.00
  12. SOLD Later renamed “Akurate Kontrol” by Linn. This Linn Exotik +DA pre-amplifier/ surround sound processor is in excellent condition and in perfect working order including display and front panel buttons. It comes complete with Linn packaging, Linn remote control, printed owner’s manual, 1 pair of Linn black interconnects and mains power lead. Specification from Linn website: The Linn Exotik pre-amplifier digitally processes Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Surround and DTS 96/24 for multi-channel audio from stereo CD or multi-channel digital formats. 6 pairs analogue RCA inputs, 1 pair configurable as Line level/Moving magnet/ Moving coil currently set to Line level. 3 pairs can be grouped for discrete surround channels. 4 pairs analogue RCA outputs, 1 pair front left/right, 1 pair surround left/right, 1 pair surround back, 1 centre, 1 sub. 3 SPDIF digital RCA inputs. 1 SPDIF digital RCA output. 3 Toslink digital optical inputs. 1 Toslink digital optical output. 1 pair of RCA analogue tape outputs. 1 pair RS232 input and output (RJ12 sockets) for connection to Linn Unidisk. 6 RCU sockets for connection to Linn Knekt system. Remote RC5 in/out for use in Linn Knekt system. Dimensions: 381mm wide x 368mm deep x 80mm high. Weight of unit; 3.7kg – Boxed weight; 7.5kg From a smoke free, pet free and child free home. For Sale at £450 Collection preferred with cash on collection, willing to post to mainland UK only, at buyers expense. The ‘bubbles’ showing on the front display are reflections of the cloth it was placed on.
  13. I've had my Super 20s for about 18 months and agree with everything you have said - I love them
  14. While playing with my new Tamron 150-600 G2 on a Nikon D500 in my back garden this afternoon a starling landed on the bird feeder, the first time I've seen one do that.
  15. I just fired up Konfig and noticed that there are new updates available for my Akurate DSM and Exaktbox. Davaar 69 Build 289 (4.69.289) I'll give that a try
  16. Oops posted in wrong thread - sorry
  17. Another South Walian here - from Cardiff
  18. Hope you get rid of the flu bugs soon. I'll revisit the first custom filter to see if your suggestion works.