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what was the last piece of hifi you bought

Discussion in 'audio' started by chris turner, Jul 4, 2021.

  1. chris@panteg

    chris@panteg pfm Member

    Naim Nait XS2 second hand in mint condition.

    I just fancied trying one , especially now as they provide a choice of RCA and Din inputs, the thing is that I wanted a headphone amp but also wanted a back up,/ alternative amp to my Puresound 2a3 .
    Wasn't sure how it would work with my LV avatars and P10 Phono stage and Hitachi speaker cable.
    Well it works just fine and sounds great.
    In fact I really like it a lot, it's a cracking good amp.
     
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  2. Beobloke

    Beobloke pfm Member

    An Ortofon Cadenza Black from a spiffing chap on here. :)

    And a boxed, mint, unused Vestax PDX-8000 turntable. I should never have sold the one I had - I will not be making the same mistake twice!
     
  3. GruntPuppy

    GruntPuppy pfm Member

    I bought an Anthem MCA225 Gen 2, and I am rather smitten. I wasn't expecting it to be so big (But hey, I'm very much a fan of large black lumps of audio goodness), but got it as a 3 year old amp at just under half RRP, and amp currently having a great deal of fun swearing and being a carmudgeon whilst dialling in the subs again.

    I could DIRAC and have it all done automatically, but where's the fun in that?
     
  4. htsdgrvs

    htsdgrvs pfm Member

    A Burson Conductor Virtuoso 2+ DAC/preamp/headphone amp. Currently doing DAC and preamp duty in my system and sounding quite nice.
     
  5. HiFiman

    HiFiman Don't tell him Pike

    Chord DAVE
     
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  6. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    good to hear , we hear very little about these pre amps . Do they have remote control?
     
  7. earlofsodbury

    earlofsodbury Wastrel.

    A very excellent burglar-club of machined alloy that works no matter where it's pointed.

    It has its idiosyncrasies - most notably different input impedances on each input, and it is very sensitive to valve-rolling (a first for me), but beyond that it continues to sound excellent (even better with top-notch valves). Very pleased with it.
     
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  8. gustav_errata

    gustav_errata pfm Member

    A bespoke hi-fi/AV stand built by a local furniture maker. Not a spike in sight, but I may play around a bit with vibration isolation like isoacoustics pucks at some point.
     
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  9. Jezzer

    Jezzer Passionate

    A pair of Coherent modded Bel Canto Ref1000M mono-blocks. Looking forward to taking delivery of them once the seller recovers from his cold..!
     
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  10. jobseeker

    jobseeker pfm Member

    Pathos Classic One integrated and Audio Physic Tempo 35 this very day. A toss up between the AP and Focal Kanta 2. Yet to set them up. Sounded great in the shop so fingers crossed. Got exchange options if the room proves problematic.
    Edit - Tempo 35 sounding great on the end of Mytek Brooklyn Amps. Expecting something different from the Pathos. Better would be nice :)
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2021
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  11. yespsb

    yespsb pfm Member

  12. GruntPuppy

    GruntPuppy pfm Member

    Banana plugs
     
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  13. Tigerjones

    Tigerjones Bagpuss

    Happy with them?
     
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  14. Beobloke

    Beobloke pfm Member

    I picked up a few new toys last night...

    [​IMG]
     
  15. GruntPuppy

    GruntPuppy pfm Member

    Sadly no! They're basic stackables that are good enough to prove a viable solution to a problem I'm having, but I'll be getting some better constructed items for the future. They'll be going on some expensive cables that are extremely well made, I see no point of leaving them terminated with flimsy crap.
     
  16. JTC

    JTC PFM Villager...

    Jay’s Audio CD2T mk3 CD transport in silver. It basically completes my system :)
     
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  17. Funk

    Funk pfm Member

    A pair of very nice Kef Ref 3.2s:

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Now in the process of deciding whether they're ousting my Celestion A3s...(it's looking likely!).
     
  18. Bairnstorm

    Bairnstorm pfm Member

    Look the same as mine. So much so I just checked! Mine are still here.
     
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  19. Bairnstorm

    Bairnstorm pfm Member

    NAD Masters M22 power. Welcome to class D!!!
     
  20. linnfomaniac83

    linnfomaniac83 I bet you can’t wheelie a unicycle!

    That’s some seriously cool looking kit!
     

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