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Hii I'll start this thread by saying that it's alway intimating to post on this fine site, not because of any particular people, but simply because I know how far my knowledge goes (enough to to make a dangerously expensive mistake). Before I go any further, my rig is as follows: speaker - proac d20r (chord epic cabling) amp - Roksan Caspian m2 (sons power amp) dac - rega dac r streamer - 2012 macmini (audiravana) (all digital sources using optical) transporter - Trichord genesis (modded pioneer (rarely used, drunk ebay purchase) deck - Linn LP
Having just had my Croft amplification upgraded by Glenn Croft, I’m now considering a turntable upgrade but I’m having trouble working out exactly what to do. In terms of usage, I probably play as many singles as albums, and I enjoy playing DJ when we have friends around. (I can keep the music going nicely using my turntable, my Rega Saturn CD player and my Bluesound Vault 2.) So, for me, it won’t be a case of just popping on an album and sitting down to listen. It’s equally likely that I’ll be comparing different pressings of a single or flipping from one single to another in rapid
I am happy with my current equipment but to say it is dated is an understatement - but I am very happy with the listening experience. Contemplating 'modernising' by having my CD collection ripped and integrate streaming services such as TIDAL or Qobuz. Current set up: - Systemdek+Linn Basik plus+Ortofon - Meridian 596 CD - Levinson NO.36 (only supports 44.1khz) - Audiosynthesis Passion 8M (passive pre-amp) - Chord SPM1200C - power - ProoAc Response 1SC speakers Decent cables throughout Presently can't see a clear way forward that would preserve a sound I like whi
Hi all,I hope you can assist me & offer some advice. I am looking to upgrade my current system, my set up is:-Amp: Cyrus IIIiTurntable: Rega RP1 (standard with Carbon stylus).Speakers: B&W CDM1 SEI also hook up a Nakamichi Cassette Deck 2 and an Astell & Kern AK70 for lossless digital on occasion.I've had the amp & speakers since about 1997/8 if I recall and these have been teamed up with CD transport plus DAC and iPods etc over the years. After years of collecting records, 3 years ago I finally got myself a turntable, vinyl is now my main format.I've been very happy with the a