Many of you will know of the legendary NHT 3.3 loudspeaker, they have acquired somewhat of a cult status due to their wide bandwidth and neutral presentation.
I am selling, on consignment, one pair of these classic NHT 3.3s, in almost perfect condition. No dings or scratches that I have found, all drivers in perfect condition, the only thing to mention is that the foam diffraction sheet on the front panel has dried with age.… Read more
This weekend has been intense. I’ve just finished servicing three Technics SL-1200 direct drive turntables, along with several other jobs. I service a lot of these Technics turntables and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of this legendary design and look at some basic servicing. I’ve written a review of the Technics SL-1200 series which you should also take a look at.
I want to tell you about an amazing subwoofer that few people know about – the awesome Mackie HRS120 THX studio subwoofer.
The HRS120 is a monster, weighing in at nearly 50kg and able to deliver 400 watts continuously, via a proper high-power linear amplifier and power supply. All this power is fed into a downward-firing 12-inch RCF bass driver, made in Italy.… Read more
I want to tell you about a headphone bargain, in the interesting world of speakers you wear on your head – the Logitech Ultimate Ears 4000. Every once in awhile you find a bargain and doesn’t it feel good?!
I have just purchased a pair of Logitech Ultimate Ears 4000, on-ear, sealed-back headphones, for use out-and-about, and when practicing on my electronic drum kit.… Read more
I recently finished another, perhaps final, round of modifications to my Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Class A Tube DAC.
Actually, I may do some more power supply modifications, but more on that when it happens. This is part three in an ongoing process to develop and evaluate the best performance modifications for the wonderful Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 DAC.… Read more
As a bit of a teaser for the new year, I hope you like this piece on servicing my Accuphase C-202 preamplifier. The C-202 is a line-level, Class-A preamplifier, with dedicated CD buffer and is fully hardware balanced. It is a superb piece of gear.
I pulled the main circuit board to address some dry joints and clean tobacco residue, left from the previous owner.… Read more