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by james
Tue May 14, 2024 9:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Headphone amp
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Re: WTB: Headphone amp

https://www.tnt-audio.com/headphones ... ps_e.html


Interesting review but you probably want something berrer
by james
Fri May 10, 2024 1:57 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Power distributor block / extension lead
Replies: 19
Views: 831

Re: Power distributor block / extension lead

Also on the topic of distribution blocks if you read the naim web-forum a lot recommend the graham hydra

https://community.naimaudio.com/t/gr ... ra/14362

Basically all the wires into one-plug. So star earthing which a "thing" with naim.

Probably not that hard to make at home
by james
Fri May 10, 2024 1:48 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Power distributor block / extension lead
Replies: 19
Views: 831

Re: Power distributor block / extension lead

This is a bit off topic but discussion seems to have moved from distribution blocks to cables ... I started to build this cable but can't remember why I stopped .. http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/merlino.html It is basically a shielded cable using industrial shielded mains cable. It's available fro...
by james
Wed May 08, 2024 10:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Power distributor block / extension lead
Replies: 19
Views: 831

Re: Power distributor block / extension lead

I bought (years ago pre Brexit) from Olson

https://olsondirect.co.uk

https://olsondirect.co.uk

Got a 6 way metal distribution board.

Quite happy with it.

No idea what the situation is post Brexit

I understand Olson is not hifi but industrial
by james
Sat Apr 27, 2024 12:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bring Back the Edison (sic) wax (sic) cylinder!
Replies: 7
Views: 984

Bring Back the Edison (sic) wax (sic) cylinder!

I have just read a fun article on tnt-audio.com ... Here is the last paragraph that explains the "(sic)" bits in the title ... ".... I'll close this segment of the review with a pedantic aside. In the popular press, when the sort of writers who like to lump all disk records together a...
by james
Sun Apr 14, 2024 5:19 pm
Forum: Classical
Topic: What are you listening two?
Replies: 4059
Views: 148591

Re: What are you listening two?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Shostakovich-Symphony-No-10/dp/B000024K4Y/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?crid=2L9QP50U2XV6I&dib=eyJ2IjoiMSJ9.zPmBQG7ZtXfR2NhnUpvoBi9PFhMl6HzlZ-wpQeTVyeZ9re-ustEjh3avZHxjnvSAeL5r1AiGQcCiv2Y3-s3cFO6NRZx2SjTs0KrPKHCWqNGTLFO_r44QEc_d7QsnvH5dfsEo8MhiW2T8VFG0OreyDaikBUnRwIcWRYQxlWxt3X5C1Kmkj...
by james
Sun Apr 14, 2024 3:19 pm
Forum: Classical
Topic: What are you listening two?
Replies: 4059
Views: 148591

Re: What are you listening two?

https://www.siue.edu/~aho/muso ... os10.html

Quite a good version of shostakovich. Had not listened to it for a while.

Also quite like karajan 10 but rattle really disappointing
by james
Sat Apr 06, 2024 3:16 pm
Forum: Classical
Topic: What are you listening two?
Replies: 4059
Views: 148591

Re: What are you listening two?

The mention of the Shostakovich symphonies in an earlier post reminded be that I have the CD/SACD set mentioned. https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51HEaZ0gaEL._AC_.jpg However I refer this version (although the sound quality is not as good). https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/711b7yEXYBL._AC_SL15...
by james
Wed Mar 27, 2024 5:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One man's dream...
Replies: 6
Views: 1005

Re: One man's dream...

Ken Fritz was years into his quest to build the world’s greatest stereo when he realized it would take more than just gear. It would take more than the Krell amplifiers and the Ampex reel-to-reel. More than the trio of 10-foot speakers he envisioned crafting by hand. And it would take more than what...
by james
Wed Mar 27, 2024 4:32 pm
Forum: Classical
Topic: RIP Pollini
Replies: 2
Views: 437

RIP Pollini

The pianist Pollini has died.