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A review in What Hifi should be nice  Laughing

What HiFi is not as rose tinted as the other two magazines might be, which is why we´re nagging for a third opinion.  :wave:

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I have read the review. The Creek won the test and it was described as the best mid range amp currently available. The Arcam A19 also did very well in the test
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NHL wrote:

Cypher wrote:

A review in What Hifi should be nice  Laughing

What HiFi is not as rose tinted as the other two magazines might be, which is why we´re nagging for a third opinion.  :wave:

 

I'm not so sure about the "rose tinted" part, but WHF tends to have different opinions from other mags. So it would be interesting to see another opinion. Though based on the HFC and HFN reviews I think it's fair to say that the Creek is a must audition in its price range.

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The May issue supertest with 7 amps missed to include the creek.

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Yes, I noticed the Creek is missing too...  maybe WHF are waiting for the Pre amp/CD/DAC and test them together and use the amp just as a power amp.  They say that makes it sound even better.

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It would be good to have a group test with amps around £700, inc. Audiolab, Cyrus, Creek, Arcam, Naim, RK.  etc.

 

 

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There's just such a test in the May issue, on sale today

May 13 amp supertest

Runners and riders:
Arcam FMJ A19
Audiolab 8200A
Cyrus 6a
Naim Nait 5i
Onix A-25
Pioneer A-70
Rotel RA-12

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Why no Creek, seems to be plenty of interest in it?

 

 

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Why no Creek, seems to be plenty of interest in it?

If Creek don't submit a sample for review,  then ... no review.

 

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chebby wrote:

BigH wrote:

Why no Creek, seems to be plenty of interest in it?

If Creek don't submit a sample for review,  then ... no review.

 

Fine, then the issue is sorted out. Will stop commenting about the missing Creek.

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chebby wrote:

BigH wrote:

Why no Creek, seems to be plenty of interest in it?

If Creek don't submit a sample for review,  then ... no review.

I think if I were a manufacturer with two top write ups from magazines, which I could quote in publicity, I might not risk a less enthusiastic one which would spoil the overall impression.

Creek clearly make good products which many people like.  And if fans are curious there are plenty of dealers to listen at.     

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nopiano wrote:

chebby wrote:

BigH wrote:

Why no Creek, seems to be plenty of interest in it?

If Creek don't submit a sample for review,  then ... no review.

I think if I were a manufacturer with two top write ups from magazines, which I could quote in publicity, I might not risk a less enthusiastic one which would spoil the overall impression.

Creek clearly make good products which many people like.  And if fans are curious there are plenty of dealers to listen at.     

 

Why not buy one, Im sure WHF can afford to buy it, Im sure they would get their money back from increased sales, then sell it on, probably only cost £100. 

 

Actually there are no Creek dealers in my county.

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nopiano wrote:

chebby wrote:

BigH wrote:

Why no Creek, seems to be plenty of interest in it?

If Creek don't submit a sample for review,  then ... no review.

I think if I were a manufacturer with two top write ups from magazines, which I could quote in publicity, I might not risk a less enthusiastic one which would spoil the overall impression.

Creek clearly make good products which many people like.  And if fans are curious there are plenty of dealers to listen at.     

 

Let me add that I've saved a lot of money by studying WHF reviews!

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What HiFi is not as rose tinted as the other two magazines might be, which is why we´re nagging for a third opinion.  :wave:

 

:roll:

 

Lol, love it. Ken Kessler giving a rose tinted review, yeah right. If tis c**p he dosnt mess around. Neither does Bamford/Keywood etc etc.

 

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floyd droid wrote:

NHL wrote:

What HiFi is not as rose tinted as the other two magazines might be, which is why we´re nagging for a third opinion.  :wave:

 

:roll:

 

Lol, love it. Ken Kessler giving a rose tinted review, yeah right. If tis c**p he dosnt mess around. Neither does Bamford/Keywood etc etc.

 

 

Correct, WHF have the most relevant review rating system. WHF does not seem to consider the price tag, in as much as other magazines do. Best information for the ordinary public. Period.

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