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In rough order: Shock

Technics SCHD-70 Mini Seperates

NAD L73 (All-In-One)

Cambridge Audio 540R

Primare A20

Teac A-BX7R

Consonance Cyber 10SE (KT88 SET)

Marantz PM-7200

Sony TA-F770ES

Rega Brio3

Temple Audio Bantam Gold (Long term Loan)

Amptastic TA2020 (Long term Loan)

Sony TA-F558E

Sony TA-F670ES

Arcam AVR-200

Decware Zen SE84C (US built SV83/EL84 SET)

Denon PMA-2000AE

Teac A-H01

Antique Sound Labs Wave 8 Monoblocks (EL84 PP Monos)

Icon Audio LA3 (Valve Preamp)

Audion Sterling Plus (KT88/KT120 PP)

Quad Elite Stereo

Restek Challenger

Puresound A10 (EL84 PP)

Sony TA-F770ES

Eagle SA100 (EL83 SE)

Topping TP20

Doge 8 Preamplifier

Decware Zen SE84C+ (DIY EL84/SV83 SET)

 

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Trio 3030 Nad 3020i Marantz

Trio 3030
Nad 3020i
Marantz pm 66se
Rotel ra 971 mk2
Marantz pm 6004
Rega brio r
Rega Elicit R

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RE: Amp history

You're off again I see. excellent!

- Teleton GA203

- Sony TAF 4A

- A&R A60*

- Naim 42 / 110 / Snaps

- Linn Kairn / LK100*

- Musical Fidelity AMS 35i*

- Arcam AVR 350

- Arcam AVR 600*

 

*In use.

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RE: What Amps have you had?

hoopsontoast wrote:

In rough order: Shock

Technics SCHD-70 Mini Seperates

NAD L73 (All-In-One)

Cambridge Audio 540R

Primare A20

Teac A-BX7R

Consonance Cyber 10SE (KT88 SET)

Marantz PM-7200

Sony TA-F770ES

Rega Brio3

Temple Audio Bantam Gold (Long term Loan)

Amptastic TA2020 (Long term Loan)

Sony TA-F558E

Sony TA-F670ES

Arcam AVR-200

Decware Zen SE84C (US built SV83/EL84 SET)

Denon PMA-2000AE

Teac A-H01

Antique Sound Labs Wave 8 Monoblocks (EL84 PP Monos)

Icon Audio LA3 (Valve Preamp)

Audion Sterling Plus (KT88/KT120 PP)

Quad Elite Stereo

Restek Challenger

Puresound A10 (EL84 PP)

Sony TA-F770ES

Eagle SA100 (EL83 SE)

Topping TP20

Doge 8 Preamplifier

Decware Zen SE84C+ (DIY EL84/SV83 SET)

 

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Started with some little

Started with some little Rotel
Sony tuner amp thing
Cyrus 2
Naim Nait 5I
Sugden A21
Sugden Masterclass IA4
Accuphase E350
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RE: An old and very expensive

An old and very expensive 1970's McIntosh integrated amp (don't know what model).

 

A reconditioned 1970's JVC amp (only the pre-amp section was used) together with two high quality 30watt MOSFET power-amplifiers bought from RS Components and fitted by my dad who was an electronics engineer. These had a very genuine 2 x 30 watts of power and were comparable in power output to typical HiFi amplifiers that are optimistically rated at double that amount.

 

A Yamaha RX-V667 7.1 receiver.

 

The three 100 watt amplifiers that are built into my Neutron system.

 

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Creek CAS4040Rotel

Creek CAS4040
Rotel RA-820BX2
Arcam Alpha 2
Denon D-M7
Musical Fidelity X80
Creek 5350SE Classic
Yamaha DSP-620AX
Primare A20 MkII
Naim Uniti
Cambridge Audio Azur 651A

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RE: What Amps have you had?

At my parents home:

Pioneer receiver SX some thing.... Very shinny silver thing

Pioneer A402

My money:

old yamaha receiver

yamaha RXV750

NAD 3020i 

Rega Brio R

to be

Musical Fidelity M6i

Rega Elicit R

AA Fortissimo

 

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In rough order: Sansui

In rough order:

Sansui AU101
Denon PMA something
Sansui AUG11X MkII
Pioneer SA520
Rotel RA840BX4
Audiolab 8000A
Audiolab 8000C/8000P
Heybrook C2/P2 x2
EC Audio Finestra
Meridian 601/605 monos
Krell KAV500
Bryston BP20/3B
Cyrus DACxp/Mono X x6
Yamaha MXD1

There will be a few more, but forgotten them at the moment...

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RE: In rough order:Sansui

Erm.....  I'm not playing anymore. embarassed

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Had a few including a short

Had a few including a short phase changing a few.

Rotel 931 (great first amp) l
Arcam 5 (a freebie)
Yamaha s500 (ok )
Marantz 6003 (Did not like at all)
Rega Brio 3 (liked this one and regretted selling, was hoping to pair with RS1 but finances did at time did not allow
Onkyo tx8050 (ok)

Talk electronics Storm 2 (present amp)

Only changed from rotel when I replaced my tannoy m1s.
Arcam 5 nice but sucked the life out of the more lively tunes.

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RE: In rough order:Sansui

matthewpiano wrote:

Erm.....  I'm not playing anymore. embarassed

Hi Matt

Why ?

All the best

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RE: In rough order:Sansui

MUSICRAFT wrote:

matthewpiano wrote:

Erm.....  I'm not playing anymore. embarassed

Hi Matt

Why ?

All the best

Rick @ Musicraft

did you saw the speakers thread...? 

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RE: In rough order:Sansui

Hi-FiOutlaw wrote:

MUSICRAFT wrote:

matthewpiano wrote:

Erm.....  I'm not playing anymore. embarassed

Hi Matt

Why ?

All the best

Rick @ Musicraft

did you saw the speakers thread...? 

Hi Hi-FiOutlaw

Thanks.

Matt relax  Smile

All the best

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RE: What Amps have you had?

Arcam Alpha 9

An Onkyo mini system that I can't remember the name of

Esoteric RZ-1 (all in one)

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RE: What Amps have you had?

In chronological order Smile

 

1. An old Sansui amp inherited from my late dad (1992 to 1997)

2. An old Akai amp purchased from Brighton Sunday market for a tenner in the first week I arrived in the UK (1997)

3. Sherwood RDS 325 (1997 to 1998 )

4. Marantz PM57 (1998 to 1999)

5. Musical Fidelity X-A1 and Yamaha RXV795aRDS (1999 to 2011)

6. Added Musical Fidelity X-A50 monoblocks to bi-amp(2000 to 2011)

7. Musical Fidelity M6i (2011 to current)

8. Yamaha RXV-2067 (2011)

8. Added Musical Fidelity M1 PWR to bi-amp (2012 to current)

Will now rest....until more fund allows me to get M6 PRX power amp.

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