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System pics 2017

Discussion in 'audio' started by Tony L, Jan 1, 2017.

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  1. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Time for a fresh thread!
  2. hifi-dog

    hifi-dog pfm Member

  3. hifi-dog

    hifi-dog pfm Member

    Ta muchly!!! I must read up on how to do it..!
  4. Tony Lockhart

    Tony Lockhart pfm Member

    Here's mine.


    We moved house three months ago, and bought the oak PMC Twenty.23s last month, used, from Signals. Very happy with things as they are. We've had the CDX, 102, HC and 180 since the late 90s, and hidden on there somewhere is an Avondale headphone amp powered by a homebuilt psu with Teddy SuperRegs in a HC casing.
  5. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    A hop out of the 2016 thread.

    No changes anticipated this year.

    Sansui TU9900
    Weiss DAC 202 / Mac Mini with Amarra and Dirac IRC
    Lavardin IT-15
    Art Emotion Signatures


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  6. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

  7. Mikee

    Mikee pfm Member

    Hope this works, I've not posted pics before. Sorry if it fails!





    Audio Note TT2, Arm3, IQ3, Audio Note Zero CD transport and 2.1x Signature DAC, Naim Unityqute 2 as streamer and radio source, Audio Note Oto phono Signature, and finally Shahinian Larcs.

    If the pics don't appear, made to share on Dropbox, perhaps a kind individual could tell me how to do it correctly, and I'll try again. Happy new year, Mike.
  8. Gromit

    Gromit Plasticine Dog

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  9. Mikee

    Mikee pfm Member

    Well it's not worked and I'm at a loss to know why. Help please.
  10. thebiglebowski

    thebiglebowski pfm Member

    Under the message window click "Go advanced" and then click the "insert image" icon (looks like a mountain) and then enter/paste the picture URL.

    Either that or just wrap your link in
  11. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    There you go Mikee,




  12. thebiglebowski

    thebiglebowski pfm Member

    :rolleyes: , what happened to teach a man to fish and all that.
  13. flatpopely

    flatpopely Prog Rock/Moderator

    gromit, where is the Ittok?
  14. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    :D You'd already done that. Purely selfish, I wanted to see Mikee's set up without going into Dropbox.
  15. drummerman

    drummerman pfm Member

    You've had the cyrus quite a while. Looks like it is staying for some more time?

    Could you please give a personal review of the little QAcoustics? You had a few speakers but these have been favourably commented on since your Scalford show display. What are their strengths/weakness?

    What cabling are you using.

    Cheers and a happy New Year to you.
  16. drummerman

    drummerman pfm Member

    Those Larcs are CUTE :)
  17. Mikee

    Mikee pfm Member

    I've made notes! Thanks to you both. Mike.
  18. s1h1

    s1h1 performing within expectations

    Those Larcs look interesting. How are they with the 10W Oto?
  19. Gromit

    Gromit Plasticine Dog

    Good question. :)

    Firstly, I really liked the Ittok - so full of life, drive, rhythmically extremely articulate/demonstrative and just downright great fun.

    The downside is that I wasn't 100% happy with the presence-region 'sting' it tended to tarnish sounds with. Fine on drumkit (rim shots were particularly life-like) but on wind instruments - Tenor Saxophone in particular - it was all a bit too shouty and uncouth. Spoke to Peter at Cymbiosis (who rates the Nima very highly) who was happy to exchange the Ittok and at the same time the Cirkus bearing was fitted.

    Got the deck back home and wondered what the hell I'd done! :D Over the next week though, it really settled down with music re-gaining cohesion and whilst not as dynamic as the Ittok on the transient sense, it easily keeps up in letting music breathe naturally. It's also more detailed and a lot kinder to orchestral music, for example.
  20. pianoman

    pianoman pfm Member

    Looks like the great Vlado Perlmuter is waiting to be tried out on it...)
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