Discussion in 'Dollars and Sense' started by Netdewt, Jan 20, 2012.
A newer generation, but I love my Yamaha R-S700
I lust after the A-S3000.Way beyond my reach though.
Two AR 3 ‘s, a Sansui 5000x receiver and a REK O KUT s-34 H turntable with a Micropoise tone arm. Oh ya and a couple of Kenwood receivers. All from the same lil ol’ Lady.
Plus I have to go back next week to sort through her recently passed electrical engineer husbands meters and what she is calling junk.
Now let thee cleaning begin
A Behringer Monitor1 monitor controller and a couple pair of XLR cables.
I've got a good mate who buys records but not audio gear and gives them my name.
Had some awesome finds through him.
I give him finders fees when l sell something or keep it.
OK, not an "audio" purchase, but I will be putting it into my mancave where I listen to audio.
New Yamaha A-S301 integrated amp that replaced an NAD 326 which gave me nothing but trouble and I don't intend to fix. The new Yamaha sounds great!
A Oppo UDP- 205 will be at my door tomorrow . That's one more thing I can take off the list or things I wanted / needed / dreamed of having in my collection .
Dust cover for my AR XA
A wood cabinet for my C22 CE (this still inbound)
A stylus for my pickering XV 15
and a Schiit Bifrost MB (this still inbound)
Townshend Audio Maximum super tweeters. Trying to freak out the neighborhood dogs
Onkyo’s last Grand Integra components for the US market. DX-G10 and A-G10 before cleanup.
Kenwood KR 6400. Almost perfect shape! Lights work, all the meters are correct and the tuning light on the FM glows red as it should. The face plate and wood sides no chips or scratches. Pulls radio stations right on point. 45 watts per channel hooked to my computer. 24.00 dollars at GW. First things like this at GW for quite some time. They had just set it out.
I picked up a pair of Polk S4 speakers off of OfferUp for $20. They will be replacing the Minimus 7 in my home gym.
The Polk S-4 is the smallest of the Polk S Series speakers from the early 90s. A sticker on the crossover says they were manufactured in August 1992. It has a 1 inch silk dome tweeter and 6-1/2 inch poly woofer with a front port. The weak spot is the plastic bezel attached to the baffle. The plastic is screwed to the baffle and has a recess for the grill to fit into. To get access to the drivers, the grill frame with cloth has to be pried away from the plastic bezel. Many pull on the plastic bezel thinking it is removable. It is not. The plastic has broken apart on one of my speakers where it was pulled away from the baffle.
They sound pretty good for small bookshelf speakers. The original MSRP was $259 per pair according to one article I found.
Guy had a vintage system of Magnepan mg 1.4 ( refurbed by Magnepan 5 years ago) a Sunfire symphonic amp, a Legacy high current pre and a California labs icon mk2 cd - all pretty cheap - picked up yesterday - found out why so cheap - hooked up when I got home and sounded muffled -wth - got home from work today and investigated - magnepans tweeter fuses were both blown - put in new fuses and they sound like new - everything else works great except remote to pre - sanded battery contacts and that works now also......
Bought this Parasound P5 for my Christmas (sorry about the flash)
Marantz 8b. It played for about 1 hour then went on the Fritz. It's in the shop now ,my tech called and said he can't find much wrong with it to cause the loud ass noise that it started making. So he's replacing the selenium rectifier and a few caps that don't check out.
I should have it back early next week.
Ain't vintage tube amps great.
This week....Sherwood S7110B receiver , pair of KLH model 6 and broken Scott 344c receiver. $45 for all. The Scott came with the 6s.
Selenium rectifiers should be replaced anyway. Does it still make the noise when you put it down flat?
What do you mean? At low volume? It did stop. If I remember correctly. Eric
I was goofing on your picture.
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