Monitor Gold Ten

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  • Turn Table
    Luxman PD264
  • Digital Source 1
    Rotel RCD-06 SE
  • DAC
    C. A. Dacmagic 2i
  • Integrated Amp
    Audio Innovations500
  • My Speakers
    Tannoy Monitor Gold
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    I am not in the Hi-Fi trade

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  1. I wish to make a confession. I was at a Classic Car Event in Bromley a while back. I trawled the stalls looking for Valve Radios and possible NOS Spare Valves. πŸ€“
  2. Good evening, yesterday afternoon I had my Upstairs Neighbour and his Girlfriend around for a quick Music Session. Two minutes became two hours! Anyway, I took the opportunity to really turn it up and go upstairs to my Neighbour's place... Wow! I could feel the bass through the floor! Was a fun experiment. Listened at normal volume levels and could hear nothing in their flat. Excellent news! πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘
  3. Hi Dom, thanks for your kind comments! I'd come from a Pro Ject Debut 2 TT so I'm not able to make a useful comparison I'm afraid. I'm very pleased with the Luxman PD264 though! It does need to be placed on Vibration Absorbant stuff though. Being as I'm on Suspended Wooden Floors does not help! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
  4. Ummm; any recommendations for Power Tubes? πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈπŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈπŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ
  5. Good evening all! Just had another (totally unplanned) listening session with neighbours... Funny how these are more frequent now I have "Audrey" my first Valve Amplifier. My neighbour's Significant Other commented on "A different kind of sound...don't know what it White Noise...really smooth" Mine is a humble System built up over a number of years. Was well worth the extra wait for supper; a couple of minutes turned into a couple of hours. And then some! The weather is shite on Sunday and they are keen to attend a Music Evening... And my Neighbour was looking at some nice Turntables. Spread the word, guys! πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘
  6. And they're in! Wow! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽŠπŸŽŠπŸ’‘πŸ’‘πŸ’‘βš‘βš‘βš‘πŸŽΌπŸŽΌπŸŽΌπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜
  7. Good afternoon! I've just "Pulled the Trigger" on a matched trio of Mullard ECC83 NOS Valves... What have I started? πŸ˜¨πŸ˜¨πŸ˜¨πŸ€‘πŸ€‘πŸ€‘
  8. I've got my system set up in a similar way; the AI 500 side connections mean the amp' sits on a cabinet in front of the TV. By the way, I like the EFE RT/RTL. I drive an RT for fun. Usually 1702, though I've driven RTW 467 a couple of times... πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘
  9. Well all I have to say is... 😜😜😜Yeah! That'll tell ya! 🀣🀣🀣
  10. πŸ€“ πŸ€“ πŸ€“ My friends say I was born in the wrong era... πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
  11. I've just remembered the young neighbours saying that the experience was "Like being in a Cinema"... Not bad for Two Channels! πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘
  12. Good morning all. Had an unexpected Music Evening last night. Went into the early hours. With this Thread in mind, I saw and invited some much younger neighbours. Their 6 months old baby couldn't stop staring- at a safe distance- at my Valve Amplifier. The Mother asked what it was and I gave her a very brief description. The Father got into the Listening Position and didn't bloody move! I always lose my bastid Listening Position when I have people around. And these always go on to about 2- 3 AM... They are interested and engaged and I've a feeling that they will buy something tasty when they get the disposable income to do so. In the meantime, I will continue to hold my Music Evenings! πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘ Hi Fi isn't dead or dying. What I'm doing is "Spreading the Word" 😎😎😎
  13. Thankyou for your kind comments Richard. Yes you're right about Crosley & Co; having said that, my first system was an Akai SYS 150 (From memory) and I soon started getting the best I could with limited budgets... πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘ 😎 😎 😎
  14. Hi Fi isn't dead; the look of wonder as I played something from Miles Davis's ESP to a neighbour was priceless. When people hear their favourite music like this, things happen. I've assisted friends with buying equipment. I only ask questions; I don't give advice... I would love to write more but I need to listen to some more music... πŸ‘ πŸ‘ŒπŸ˜Ž
  15. It is a starting point though; we're all on a journey... πŸ‘