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About hifinutt

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    midlands , , United
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  • Turn Table
  • Digital Source 1
    marantz sa8005
  • Digital Source 2
    onkyo sacd
  • DAC
    bel canto 3.5 vbrs
  • Pre-Amp
    schiit frey/bc pre 3
  • Power Amp/s
    MSB S200/firebottle
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    rfc taus/tan eaton
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    I am not in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. hifinutt

    Wilson Benesch Actor Speakers - No Knowledge, thoughts?

    would it be worth taking them to him to replace the tweeters or work his magic ? or even get those modded impulse H2 in the classifieds my impulse would match speakers worth 5 times more so worth presevearing
  2. yes , rather yummy !!!
  3. Ah I thought it was the real thing as Zoe mardle posted it I thought
  4. looking forward to bristol show this year where i believe the new D2 ribbon will be showing , now the d2 is just one of my favourite speakers but not very common 49896401_10218605814358174_2659648379105050624_n by , on Flickr
  5. just get a listen to cable monkeys system at kegworth if he is there this year , his class D amps and the tannoy are very compelling and my oldest been using a tripath amp for years which sounds reasonable considering you could put in your pocket
  6. hifinutt

    Under-powered amp and Electrostatic speakers

    be a good question for the martin logan forum http://www.martinloganowners.com/forum/forum.php i could only find this thread http://www.martinloganowners.com/forum/showthread.php?17109-Minimum-WPC-to-drive-ML-Source-and-system-wide-budgetting-advice&highlight=how+much+amp+power it also says in the manual e. However, it is important that the amplifier be stable operating into varying impedance loads: a stable amplifier will be able to deliver twice its rated wattage into 4 Ohms and should again double into 2 Ohms.
  7. hifinutt

    FS: Impulse H2 Horn Loudspeakers

    seaton in devon i think
  8. hifinutt

    The Arcam Owners Club

    just bought the hi fi critic mag reviewing this amp , i read a review of the cd version which was good but the bit about cheap tray rather put me off https://www.hificritic.com/store/p140/hificritic-vol12-no-3.html
  9. hifinutt

    Croft Corner

    an interesting write up re the 5 power amp https://theartofsound.net/forum/showthread.php?61361-Critique-of-Croft-5C-power-amplifier-with-a-safety-alert
  10. hifinutt

    What are you listening to right now?

    preparing for a concert of this guys stuff who i have never heard of weinberg violin concertino op 42 , rather good really
  11. hifinutt

    kudos titan 505 standmounts

    now withdrawn
  12. hifinutt

    Pre-amp for newly acquired ATC SCM40A's

    i use a passive /valve pre which costs about 760 new with a remote . its american made . it is incredibly transparent but the sense of live recordings is pretty marvellous . for the money its a cracker BUT i am not sure if it would match the atc . one would have to try it . must say since i changed to tungsol valves i have really been enjoying it with the big horns . very very real sound . i think a MFA might have more bass and slam though than this pre which is totally linear in presentation . In my loft room i can`t have too much bass so it suits well . it has xlr in and out
  13. hifinutt

    What are you listening to right now?

    oscar petersen , in tune with some vocalists is so good , one of my fav albums https://www.discogs.com/The-Oscar-Peterson-Trio-The-Singers-Unlimited-In-Tune/release/982144
  14. hifinutt

    kudos titan 505 standmounts

    yes i adore the 808 and 707 and fortunately my speakers are every bit as good i think . i tried to hear the 505 at a show but they were playing all day this heavy metal stuff on a tape loop [ well thats what it sounded like !! ] and it was so appalling . but i am sure they sound beautiful with decent music