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What's the hifi?

Discussion in 'audio' started by fama, Feb 14, 2020.

  1. fama

    fama pfm Member

  2. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    TT looks like an upmarket Dual. The rack is a 1970s/80s Ladderax much beloved of student accomodation.
  3. notevenclose

    notevenclose pfm Member

    Looks like a Pioneer receiver and a pair of AR speakers.
  4. deebster

    deebster Half Man Half Biscuit

    Behind her on the unit

    edit - ah, what's not where's
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  5. linnfomaniac83

    linnfomaniac83 I bet you can’t wheelie a unicycle!

    The receiver is a Pioneer SX-750.
  6. narabdela

    narabdela who?

    Almost definately AR speakers.
  7. Shadders

    Shadders pfm Member

    Is it an old photograph, or a new photograph of someone in an old decorated room etc ?.

  8. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    pfm detective agency is alive and well.
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  9. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    Looks like a Pioneer receiver and AR speakers plus a nice picture of a Constellation on the wall which helps to date the photo.
  10. deebster

    deebster Half Man Half Biscuit

    It's a proper brown-fest of furnishings. Reminds me of my grandad's flat in the 70s.
  11. Alex S

    Alex S carbon based lifeform

    Okay, what’s the aircraft?
  12. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Lockheed Super Constellation.
    One of the most beautiful aircraft ever made.
  13. Alex S

    Alex S carbon based lifeform

    Ah, apologies to snufkin!

    Furniture looks like Robin Day.
  14. JemHayward

    JemHayward pfm Member

    The rack is a Paul Cadovious 'Royal System' wall unit. This is still made though the modern copy isn't compatible with the original.
    If anyone desperately wants this wall unit I have one in my garage, it's original, and I've owned it for about 40 yrs and it wasn't new then. It's been used in kids bedrooms, in the garage and some bits are missing but if anyone fancies a furniture restoration project, the underlying structure is well made and still sound. Cosmetically most of it is sh*t. I have a full depth three drawer unit, full depth desk, full depth drinks cabinet. A half depth unit with sliding wooden drawers, and a selection of full and half depth shelves. I really need to put it on eBay!
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  15. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Got to be in the US.
    We didn’t have air con vents like that.
  16. stuwils

    stuwils pfm Member

    Pioneer SX-750 was in my first hifi in the 70's along with a garrard gt35p and a pair of wharfedale chevins. the poineer and the garrard are still doing service for my mum.
  17. madmike

    madmike I feel much better now, I really do...

    Yep...could be US, is that Kennedy in the picture above the Constellation?
  18. Craig B

    Craig B Re:trophile

    Those ARs are Dynacos!
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  19. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    Ev'ry picture tells a story, but the eyesight or magnification capabilities of some of you is uncanny. It's not exactly a high def. picture !
  20. julifriend

    julifriend pfm Member

    We may not have had aircon vents like that but we did have warm air central heating vents that looked like that at my mother’s house in the early 70’s.
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