Weeman1973

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  1. Now sold. Mods - please move to Sold items Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Now sold. Mods - please move accordingly.
  3. Picked these up around 18 months ago when I was trawling through endless IEM’s to double for my on-stage use as well as regular listening. I’ve now settled on my Campfire Audio’s (mainly due to my ear shape but that’s another matter...) so selling these on. Worn around 6 times, totalling say 10 hours then thoroughly cleaned with anti-bacterial wipes and put away in their box. The Michelle Limited features three 3-way balanced armature drivers which boast a much smaller size and amazing efficiency compared to conventional dynamic drivers. The Michelle Limited also features Jerry Harvey Audio’s patented FreqPhase™ technology which adjusts the length and shape of the tube that is connected by a nozzle to each driver, to minimise the phase shift of each frequency and produce a more accurate sound. Just like its siblings, the Michelle Limited is based on years of proven, patented, professional sound technology from Jerry Harvey Audio who has been making custom IEMs for years. The Michelle Limited features a detachable, Silver Tinsel Cable with 2-pin connector. The cable is manufactured by first compressing the silver plated copper wire, which is then flattened and rolled into a steady interval that is then used to wrap around the Kevlar. Conventional straight cables do not handle the frequent bending of cables and often short out. The intertwined cable disperses the stress to the cable and offers better resilience. This newly developed cable has astounding tensile strength and delivers the full dynamic range of music. Two types of cables are provided - a 3.5mm unbalanced and 2.5mm balanced cable. Also included in the Michelle Limited package are 3 different sized silicon ear tips (S/M/ L) to provide the best in-ear fit, wax tool and a carrying case. Cost me £350 so looking for £230 fully insured posted to UK mainland addresses.
  4. Selling my MicroRendu as now stream direct to my Gato. Bought this in March as a significant upgrade to my RPi at the time which it certainly is. I upgraded to the 7v Linear PSU as recommended by Audiostore. Comes with latest V2.8 software preinstalled on included Micro SD card so literally is plug and play. Ethernet input with optimised USB connection offers the best sound quality from your DAC. Developed in collaboration between Sonore, Small Green Computer and John Swenson it comprises a custom proprietary audiophile circuit containing only essential components. microRendu been designed to incorporate all that is important to USB Audio. The microRendu is easy to configure and can accept audio streams from many digital sources. There is signal conditioning, signal isolation, and EMI suppression at the input of the microRendu Often music servers are manufactured from low-cost mass produced components intended for regular computers but microRendu is a purpose-built audiophile device. microRendu has been specifically developed to play USB audio perfectly. Low jitter oscillators, one for the CPU and another for the inbuilt USB hub generate a completely new USB data signal to feed your DAC. The USB subsystem takes three supplies, all fed by ultra low noise regulators. Combine the microRendu with the optional audiophile grade linear power supply for the lowest possible noise floor. Sonore DLNA Bridge APP allows Roon output to DLNA streamers (NAIM etc), Spotify Connect and Songcast playback. Native DSD support now for selected DACs, now work as a network output for Audirvana. I went from this into my Pro-Ject S2 Digital DAC (which I'll also soon be selling) for an all round awesome streaming (MQA) system. Looking for £430 posted to UK mainland addresses only.
  5. Can’t believe I’m doing this but it’s time to let the wonderful MBL go to pastures new. I’m the second owner of this piece of aural and visual art and I genuinely cannot see a mark on it. Finish : Piano Black / Gold Original boxes and packaging Upgrade MBL full aluminium remote control User Manual Mains Cable Retailed at £6k when new Benefits from the upgraded full function aluminium remote control, and has a very high end headphone amplifier built in. Sound is quite wonderfully organic, with immense presence and fluidity - very three dimensional sounding amplifier - a rare find on the pre-owned market for sure. What the manufacturer says : The MBL 7006 is an excellent choice for music enthusiasts seeking a compact integrated amplifier. Produced with know-how and a passion for detail, its technical qualities, solid workmanship and attractive design makes the 7006 first choice for music lovers who want maximum listening enjoyment at manageable costs. Its exquisite visual appeal is matched by sophisticated engineering that puts it in the genuine high-end range of the market. The MBL 7006 integrated amplifier is rated at 180 watts per channel but uses the same circuits as the MBL 8006 B amplifier and 4006 preamplifier combo that has a great ability to drive low sensitivity speakers. The clarity and precision of sound will blow the minds of listeners. The amplifier has unbelievably clear, detailed and vivid sound. It lends power and natural quality to the music as never before experienced in this class. With the signature MBL's warm, rich and and dynamic characteristics, other solid state amplifiers pale in comparison to the MBL 7006. Usually only tube amplifiers can give rich sounds, but the MBL 7006 takes that a step further, surpassing them in dynamism and bass control that will even surprise the tube lovers of the world. SPECIFICATIONS Inputs..............................................6 inputs ..............................................1 x XLR, 2 x CD, 2 x high level, 1 x processor Outputs........................................... Fixed out, Headphone Out (front panel) Frequency Range............................DC - 400kHz Output Level....................................1 Veff to 10 Veff max Output Impedance...........................100 ohms Noise Distortion...............................<0.001% Input Sensitivity................................315mV Signal to Noise.................................98/101dB, 1V/25 ohms ....................................CD: 103/107dB, 1V/25 ohms Input Impedance...............................High level: 50k ohms ...................................Bypass: 10k ohms ....................................CD: 10k ohms Power Section Rated Power....................................120 watts (8 ohms) ........................................185 watts (4 ohms) Output Voltage.................................35V max Output Current.................................20A max Input Sensitivity................................1.5V, 185 watts, 4 ohms Channel Separation..........................90dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio........................Unweighted: 111dB .........................A-weighted: 115dB Frequency Response........................DC - 135kHz / -3 dB Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise......<0.006%, 4 ohms, 1 kHz, 50 watts Damping Factor................................300 at 4 ohms Power Consumption..........................4VA, sleep mode ..........................120VA, idle mode ..........................450VA, maximum Line Voltage......................................230 Vac 50/60 Hz (single voltage) ....................................115 Vac, 50/60 Hz Dimensions(w x d x h).......................45 x 41 x 12 cm Weight...............................................15kg Looking for £1950 collected from Conington, Cambridge or will send out at buyers cost / responsibility as still have original packaging etc.
  6. Somebody’s looking for one of these on PFM..... https://www.pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/leben-cs300xs.239990/#post-3991813
  7. Thanks Tom - amp is now in situ in my study and sounding great! Great guy to deal with and been really patient throughout the whole process of taking this amp from him.
  8. No worries - good luck with the search
  9. Here’s a couple really quick of it currently set up in my study which is overkill for such a small room, hence the sale. Once I remove it from there I’ll get some proper photos and add it to the classified ad’s
  10. That was my first thought when I seen them at the then UK distributor's and always hankered after a pair ever since. Great to look at, even better to listen to currently. Feeling the love for the Ray's
  11. I'll be selling my MBL 7006 Integrated very soon indeed... It's their 'entry level' offering that retailed around £6k I believe and gives an insight into the wonderful world of MBL. Totally mint with double box etc Will be looking for around £2k when I finally get to take photo's and list it.
  12. So, the Davone Ray’s are here in and situ! They are the VSA’s with the 3 drivers, one down from the current HR’s which is the top model.Think these retailed at £6000 when released in 2016. Anyway, first impressions are very positive. Exceptionally well built with massive attention to detail. Even the stands are a work of art! The soundstage is really big for a relatively small enclosure and the best way I can describe my initial listening is to say they sort of disappear into the room. The music fills a space rather than coming from 2 boxes stuck in a corner. Bass is low and tight (maybe deeper than my WLM’s but that may be due to rear facing ports as opposed to downward in the WLM’s) which is suiting my current listening of old school Rock (Zeppelin), Electonic (Muse, Daft Punk etc) so let’s see how it handles easier stuff later such as Fleetwood Mac, Rumer etc. later on. Did I mention the looks as well, they certainly look the part as well, which always goes down well when in the main lounge. Lots of tweaking, positioning to play with in the two weeks I have them before having to pay up or return but currently they’re doing a great job of winning me over. Pics:
  13. So I pick up the Davone Ray's tomorrow for a two week home demo trial and have to be honest, I can't wait. I'm really going into with open eyes (or should I say ears..) because I've never heard them with anything but fell for their looks hook, line and sinker. If they sound as good as they look with the Gato then everyone's a winner and hopefully I will have found my end game system (I know what you're thinking....). If they don't sound as good as my WLM's or what I'm hoping they will, then I've lost nothing and I can return them safe in the knowledge I tried them and they weren't for me. If that is the case then I can pick up again on the hunt and from what Jules and Phil are saying above, would probably head down the Tannoy Legacy route. Hopefully I can get them set up tomorrow night then have a full weekend's listening before reporting back my initial findings....
  14. Now Sold. Mods - Please move thread to Sold items.
  15. Thanks for the input Jules. The Q Acoustics sounds interesting as always wanted to try a pair. There's a nice pair of Concept 500 on eBay within budget but without trying it's really a bit of a gamble. Also considering the Tannoys that Phil mentions (Legacy Eatons) but they're a bit more than I'd like to spend and now also stumbled across some Tannoy Stirling for around my budget so have confused myself further!
  16. Reading this with interest as I have my DIA 250S NPM in my lounge which has stone floors but sounds wonderful with my WLM La Scala Floorstanders. I'd be looking at Harbeth, Stirling, Falcon, Spendor etc. as all mentioned before - something warm sounding. I'd love to try some Shahinian Arc's with mine but not sure if they would work in your larger room with all that space behind? Another one to try would be the Heco Direkt's (or even Dreiklangs in that room) but I know this thread isn't about new speakers......
  17. Oh I see, yes there's Reference Threes's and then Reference 3's! Personally I prefer the look of the older ones... The new ones then come as Reference series then R series I believe - all very confusing! Yes I like the R5's however prefer the look of the Tannoy DC8Ti if going down that route and seen a pair of mint used ones coming in at £2k. Still can't past the Davone Rays however so definitely will be trying these once I can get out and sort the home demo.
  18. I would say around the £2k mark but would stretch it for the right pair of 'end game' speakers (if such a thing....) I have seen and heard good things abut the Ref 3's but again just not so sold on the looks side of it and also they are somewhat ageing now.
  19. That's the Amp I bought Phil so totally agree on the looks front!
  20. Thanks Phil - they look great. Do they go quite low (I listen to Rock / Electronic music) as found my Chester's (also with 10" Drivers but not Paper) didn't go as low as my WLM's? What's the Dali box on the top of them?
  21. Thanks - I've had Harbeth before but found them a little 'safe' for my taste. Which Harbeth's have you paired with your 250S?
  22. Thanks Phil, really kind of you and something we should definitely do. Which Legacy's do you have? think the Arden's are out for me on size and cost but maybe the Cheviots or something could work.
  23. A couple of weeks into the ownership of my Gato DIA-250S NPM and I've got to say I'm really enjoying this all in one unit. So easy to set up with Roon and sounds sublime as well of course probably the best looking amp out there (in my opinion). Class D really has come on leaps and bounds since my first foray into it a few years back with a Bel Canto S300i which in itself was lovely but just lacked that something that Class A or valves have. I think this Gato I have now has managed to capture all that. I'm pairing it with WLM La Scala (Floorstander) speakers and whilst I am enjoying it, I can't help thinking there's other speakers I should be looking at to reach Class D Audio Nirvana (if there is such a thing!) so would appreciate some advice on where I should be looking next. Call me shallow but aesthetics play a huge part in HiFi for me, hence the move to the Gato the first place so the speakers not only need to sound amazing but look the part too. High on my list are some Davone Ray's which in theory should fill the void (definitely do on the looks front) but I also like the look of Tannoy DC8Ti (must be Walnut finish to match the Gato and the plinth on my LP12...) but not sure of the sonic match between Tannoy and Class D. So what else should I be looking at as well as the Davone's? They must be visually appealing, exception sounding (with Class D) and finished in Walnut!