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Post Your Hi-Fi Equipment Here (Something a little different!)

Discussion in 'Soundcards, Speakers HiFI & File formats' started by Deckard79, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. NAJMI ADNAN

    NAJMI ADNAN Ancient Guru

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    Modded X-Fi XtremeMusic with no opamp, Blackgate NX HQ coupling caps with Sanyo OS-CON on analog stage supply (thanks to NapalmV5 supplying the caps :D)

    Amplifier:
    Technics SU-V7 70W+70W stereo amplifier

    Speaker:
    Monitor Audio systemR252

    Note that the amp and speaker is older than me, my father bought both of them when he is studying at Dublin :)
     
  2. Deckard79

    Deckard79 Member Guru

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    Monitor make lovely speakers, and that old Technics amp must be great. Got any pics? It's funny how you get a kind of emotional attachment to that old equipment. My dad still has this old amp from the 70s - nobody lets him get rid of it.
     
  3. NAJMI ADNAN

    NAJMI ADNAN Ancient Guru

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    Yup I love both of them, I don't think I ever buying another set of speakers :D They sounded so great despite their age, my father never ever gonna sell these things to others so I get it, and he have a better Technics amp too, he is a Technics freak at one time ;)

    Here is some pics:
    The amplifier:
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    Speaker with grill attached:
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    Speaker without the grill attached:
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    Such simplicity :)
     
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  4. Deckard79

    Deckard79 Member Guru

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    Damn, they look brilliant :)

    Hook those up to a quality turntable, get a comprehensive LP collection and you'd never want to leave your room...!
     

  5. jamiee

    jamiee Active Member

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    Here's a list of my PC/HTPC audio and video gear.


    Display#1 = SHARP LC-32D62U 32" 1080p
    Display#2 = BenQ FP241WZ 24"

    Sound Card = Auzentech Prelude 7.1
    CD Player= Cambridge Audio Azur 640C
    Integrated 2ch Amp = Cambridge Audio Azur 640A
    Surround Processor = Arcam AVP700
    Power Amp = Parasound HCA-855A (85W x5 channels)
    Front Speak = Dahlquist QX10A Towers
    Ctr Speak = Dahlquist QX60CA Center Channel
    Surr Speak = Dahlquist QX10A Towers
    Subwoofer = HSU STF-3 (12")


    Next up..... A bigger room :wanker:
     
  6. SkOnArN

    SkOnArN Member Guru

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    for my pc I got:
    some old Sony 2x75W amplifier (getting a 5x100W amp soon)
    Philips 2x80W 3way speakers
    and a 10'' Lanzar Heritage 400W RMS subwoofer

    for my 32'' hdtv i got:
    Philips home theater 5.1 (good value for money)
     
  7. Spezzy

    Spezzy Master Guru

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    Back again :D
    www.youtube.com/spezzy
    I've gone through a myriad of setups.
    Personal favorites were the JL F113s (had two.. miss them :() and the DIY RL-P18. Miss those, but damn I love the JBL MRX528S'. The SQL surpasses the JL, that says alot.
    Sold all the old HT gear and invested in the JBL setup (wasn't bought for home usage, I just happen to use it at home when they're not out at gigs), you can find it in my videos. In a couple months I should have 4x of the 528s and 4x of the 525s as well as 8x FRS-2800s from Mackie.
     
  8. umeng2002

    umeng2002 Master Guru

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    Stopped using my crappy 5.1 system. Now I just use Sennheiser 595s hooked right into my Auzentech Prelude (the 595s are 50 Ohms).

    Since I watch most movies on my computer, I just use CMSS Headphone - more than convincing.

    I'm thinking of getting a headphone amp for the 595s though (not for portable use), any suggestions?
     
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  9. Deckard79

    Deckard79 Member Guru

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    My latest project... home-made hifi speakers:

    [​IMG]

    linkie
     
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  10. barwell1992

    barwell1992 Ancient Guru

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    X-FI xtreamMusic 3.5 to RCA

    JVC RX-702B 7.1 HDMI/DIGITAL 250w Per chann

    Mordaunt Short TI 25I 350w rms

    Yamahar 150w rms
    SONY DVP 708 > HDMI > T260HD tv > DIgital (optical) > amp > 2.1

    JVC+SONY
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    Mordaunt Short's
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    Yamahar sub
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  11. Deckard79

    Deckard79 Member Guru

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    Cool-looking retro Mordaunts!
     
  12. barwell1992

    barwell1992 Ancient Guru

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    thanks second set of bass pins thogh lol


    they are older than me purchased in 1988 i was born in 1992 lol :D :banana:
     
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  13. UnclePappi

    UnclePappi Banned

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    Home Theater

    TV - Sony KDS-60A3000 "SXRD"

    Receiver - Onkyo 605

    Speakers - Polk RTI 8's(fronts), Polk CSI 3(center), getting rears soon or new fronts and moving the 8's to the rear

    Sub - BIC H-100

    Players and consoles - PS3, xbox 360

    [​IMG]
     
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    malky Master Guru

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    my home theater - about 10 years old :3eyes:

    Receiver - Yamaha RX-V2092
    Mains - Polk Audio RT20p
    Center -Polk audio CS-350LS
    Rears - Energy Veritas V2.0r & 8" polk passive sub

    Still sounds as nice as it did 10 years ago.
     
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    guido22 New Member

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    Denon AVR 3806 w/Cambridge surround speakers
    still tweaking as not completely satisfied with sound quality.
     

  16. HeavyHemi

    HeavyHemi Ancient Guru

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    Geeze you guys have all these tiny amps and speakers....

    JBL L100t's connected to a Kenwood Basic M2a
     
  17. barwell1992

    barwell1992 Ancient Guru

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    i dont think myn is particuly small posted a copple of pages back.
     
  18. Deckard79

    Deckard79 Member Guru

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    Meh. Loud but nowt special ;)

    I'd stick with my homemade IPL S4TLs and Linn Majik-I for absolute clarity any day.

    Depends what you use it for, I guess.
     
  19. Tom F

    Tom F Ancient Guru

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    No change really. I got a pair of Alessandros (Grado based) and they are fantastic! Still haven't got around to building any amps for them though...

    My PC died so I don't have a decent source at the moment - might buy some kind of nice laptop soundcard - garbage in = garbage out. Still. Sounds good :)

    Same speakers/amp too - I know it's not very high end but I really like it. Again, my tiny room is far from ideal, set-up wise.

    But yeah, I like the idea of a lithium powered portable amp for the Alessandros to make the most of the on-the-move FLAC goodness :)

    Impressive looking speakers Deckard! I still really want to do that. No space at the moment though. Not sure the GF will let it happen next year as we're sharing a room...

    What are the specs of the speakers?
     
  20. Deckard79

    Deckard79 Member Guru

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    Crossover KHz: 2.6, 2nd order
    200 Watts max
    Wiring: HU1 Silver plated PTFE
    Sensitivity db SPL 89
    Frequency Response: 27Hz - 22KHz
    Frequency Linearity: + or - 1.5db (250 Hz to 22KHz)

    Half of that means nothing to me! :grad:

    All i know is, they sound really nice.

    Alessandros always appealed to me - they look identical to Grados though, and I've always wondered what the difference is between the two. Yours would be comparable to.... SR-225s?
     
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