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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

You could try listening to a DAC with a built in pre amp such as the MDAC or better and maybe get 2 upgrades for the price of one?

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

CnoEvil wrote:

plastic penguin wrote:

That's the first I've heard about an upgrade to the A38.

That's cause it's a secret!  shifty

Not anymore. Smile

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

Ben K. wrote:

You could try listening to a DAC with a built in pre amp such as the MDAC or better and maybe get 2 upgrades for the price of one?

Th OP really needs to discover whether Naim has the right sound.

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

plastic penguin wrote:

CnoEvil wrote:

plastic penguin wrote:

That's the first I've heard about an upgrade to the A38.

That's cause it's a secret!  shifty

Not anymore. Smile

.....hence described as "poorly kept". shifty

There is always the possibility that I am mistaken.  shifty shifty

 

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

CnoEvil wrote:

plastic penguin wrote:

CnoEvil wrote:

plastic penguin wrote:

That's the first I've heard about an upgrade to the A38.

That's cause it's a secret!  shifty

Not anymore. Smile

There is always the possibility that I am mistaken.  shifty shifty

 

Could be if you got the info from a Linn site. twisted

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

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Could be if you got the info from a Linn site. twisted

It's "eyes only"......so if I told you, I'd have to de-feather you!  ohhh sure

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

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It's "eyes only"......so if I told you, I'd have to de-feather you!  ohhh sure

 

Lol,I had to read that twice just be sure what you typed  Shock

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floyd droid wrote:

CnoEvil wrote:

It's "eyes only"......so if I told you, I'd have to de-feather you!  ohhh sure

 

Lol,I had to read that twice just be sure what you typed  Shock

It's a PENGUIN.......(said in a Brian Conley stylee).

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

Ben K. wrote:

You could try listening to a DAC with a built in pre amp such as the MDAC or better and maybe get 2 upgrades for the price of one?

 

It needs to be a wireless solution, as all my music is stored on my Macbook.

 

Ok, dealer has thrown me a curve ball - ex-demo 152-XS/155-XS and a new ND5-XS for £3k..  silenced

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

Walkzinho wrote:

Ben K. wrote:

You could try listening to a DAC with a built in pre amp such as the MDAC or better and maybe get 2 upgrades for the price of one?

 

It needs to be a wireless solution, as all my music is stored on my Macbook.

 

Ok, dealer has thrown me a curve ball - ex-demo 152-XS/155-XS and a new ND5-XS for £3k..  silenced

snap it up...and you will never feel the need to upgrade again.

until you see an ex-demo HiCap for sale that is...

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It's a PENGUIN.......(said in a Brian Conley stylee).[/quote]

Boring...

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RE: Out with the Arcam, in with the Naim?

plastic penguin wrote:

It's a PENGUIN.......(said in a Brian Conley stylee).

Boring...

I've seen more boring on here!  shifty

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