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End of year thread - 2013

HoopsOnToast

Legend Wammer
Wammer
Feb 6, 2006
11,800
582
208
Oxfordshire
AKA
Rob
HiFi Trade?
  1. Yes
Its getting to that time of year again.

So whats been in and out this year for you? Any big changes, or perhaps like myself, not changed a single thing at all, all year :zip:

 

JamPal

Content Provider
Wammer
Jul 19, 2005
32,264
552
173
Sussex, West Side
AKA
James
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
Out:

Arcam FMJ integrated.

Cambridge Audio P60 phono stage

Beard P100

Nag cartridge

In:

Tuneto Platter

Puresound P10 and T10

Benz Glider - re-built by Benz.

ModWright Pre Amp

Advantage S150 power amp.

Acoustic Energy 305s

Meadowlark Shearwater hot rods.

Still deciding with the speakers. Still have the Triangles too.

To say my enjoyment of HiFi has gone up this year would be an understatement. Over the moon with the improvements. Need some room treatments in place before deciding on the speakers.

 

Brown Bottle

Wammer
Wammer
Jul 27, 2005
5,878
1,241
158
The Hoo Peninsula
AKA
Steve
HiFi Trade?
  1. Yes
  2. No
For the 5th Year Running:

In: Nothing

Out: Nothing

My CD player is dead though, currently using Sony DVD player.

Cheers BB

 
G

Guest

Guest
Oh blimey, I don't keep track.

My system usually revolves around stuff I or my Dad have already got....

 

RSand

Wammer
Wammer
Aug 25, 2012
691
16
48
Liverpool
AKA
Rob
After a bit of date checking in the classifieds:

Out:

Cyrus 8VS2

Cyrus CD6SE

CA 740a

Trichord dino+

In and out:

Hashimoto HM3 SUT

Croft RIAA

Trichord diablo NCPSU

In and staying

Art Audio quintet integratred

Ayre p5 XE phono

Thats quite alarming I seem to have contracted wam-fever

 

craigmclellan

Wammer
Wammer
Jun 17, 2011
2,337
107
0
Boston, Lincolnshire
AKA
Craig
In:

Sony TA-N80ES, TA-E80ES, DTC-60ES, TC-K677ES, Yamaha NS-1000M, Denon DP-55K,

Out/Moved to send room:

Sony TA-N55ESx2, B&W CDM1NT, Project Debut Mk III, Technics SL-DL1

Has been a fun year for hifi (if frustrating and gutting at times when I hoped to be excited, but oh well.

 

glowingtones

Wammer
Wammer
Mar 1, 2011
2,075
85
0
Out :

Goldring Eroica LX mc cartridge

Musical Fidelity V Phono

2 sets of fancy Campaign Audio silver interconnects

In:

Home made 'street cred'' Sharkwire interconnects

Definitive Audio / Art Audio Step up transformer

Used Ortofon Kontrapunkt C with 500 hours use.

 

syep2001

Wammer
Wammer
May 5, 2006
2,990
70
93
Plymouth
AKA
Simon
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
Out:

Living Voice Avatar II

Audio Innovations S500

Meridian 206/563

In:

Harbeth P3ESR

Naim SuperNait

Naim CD5/FC2

I.e. the Anti Wigwam way...!

I bloody love it though!

 

rmsshipbroker

Wammer
Wammer
Feb 4, 2012
5,599
156
108
Yorkshire
AKA
Steve
HiFi Trade?
  1. Yes
  2. No
No, no, no, it's far too early to say definitively what's in and out.

There are still 18 days left..... ;-)

 

HoopsOnToast

Legend Wammer
Wammer
Feb 6, 2006
11,800
582
208
Oxfordshire
AKA
Rob
HiFi Trade?
  1. Yes
You ready? :D

In

Michell Gyrodec

Rega RB300

Ortofon MC10 Supreme

DIY Horns (Volt, Radian and Fountek Drivers)

Audio Note M-Zero-R Pre

Behringer A500

Toshiba SD-9500

Foam Bass Traps

Muse M20 TA2020 T-Amp

Veravox 5S drivers

Decware Zen DIY

In and Out

Fostex FF225K Drivers

Doge 8 Pre

Eclipse TD-508 Mk1

Audio Technica AT-1005 MkII

Eagle SA100

Klipsch Heresy II

KEF Reference 104/2

Sony TA-F770ES (2nd one)

Out

Puresound A10

Sony TA-F770ES (1st one)

Sony TTS-3000 Bits

So the only bit(s) that were carried from 2012 was the Sony DVP-S9000ES and Keesonic Kolts although the Decware bits were ordered/planned IIRC as well as the Veravox drivers.

 

gintonic

Noise, distortion & faff
Wammer Plus
Apr 25, 2012
6,682
1,036
193
no where
AKA
simon
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
Out:

Nothing

In:

Virtue One Amp [kitchen system]

Squeezebox Touch [kitchen system]

Q Acoustics 2010i [kitchen system]

Opera Consonance Droplet 5.0 CD Player [main system]

Marantz MCR 603 mini system [bedroom system]

 

Eddieedwards

Wammer
Wammer
Jul 31, 2013
414
15
0
DE6
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
I've been quite a busy boy..... lots of the "out" list came in as well in 2013. Looking at the lists makes me realise what loons we are :doh: :

Out:

Linn Majik DS

Linn Majik 2100

Linn Majik 140

Linn K400

Naim CDX

Naim XPS

Naim CD5X

NAC102

NAC82

NAP180

NAP135 x 2

HICAP x 2

Isoblue x 7

Chord Epic Twin

In:

Opus 21

Art Audio Jota

Art Audio VPL

Living Voice OBX R2

Kondo SPc

Living Voice I/Cs

Safe to say I'm in a better place now! The trouble is, even though the Opus is well regarded, I'd rather listen to my Pro-ject. Which leads me nicely onto 2014..... (sell the Opus, buy a Jolida DAC and then buy a TT?!)

 

Sumdumgi

Interstellar Overdriver
Wammer Plus
Jul 4, 2008
6,344
4,748
193
Durham
AKA
Les
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
Out:

Audiolab M-DAC

In:

Naim DAC-V1

Sonos Connect

Synology 214 NAS

 

James Evans

Wammer
Wammer
Oct 26, 2006
2,836
23
68
Wirral
AKA
James
Out:

M2tech Evo Dac

Project phono mm/mc

Behringer UCA202

DIY speakers

AI Alto mk1

In/Out:

Cymbol CPA3

Cymbol CA1

Ref3a Dulcets

Orelle SP150

Myriad Mi

Matrix mini-i

ESI unik08

Ortofon 2M red

Canton your duo

In:

Amptastic mini-t

Inca Tech Oberon

Ortofon 2m blue

Project phono SEII

Orelle Orator mk2

DIY dac

Rega Brio-r (not yet here)

New years resoluton:

get a life

 

jkbmusic

Moderator
Staff member
Nov 25, 2006
33,602
7,826
173
Brittunculi
AKA
Jeff
HiFi Trade?
  1. Yes
Out

Ear Deluxe Phonostage

Ear Deluxe Linestage

Ear Deluxe Monoblocks

Monitor Audio GR60's Loudspeakers

Sony CDR Recorder

Sony Minidisc Player

Sony Cassette Recorder (Died after 35 years :cs: )

In

Audio Analogue Crescendo Integrated Amplifier

Usher Mini Dancer Two Loudspeakers

Tri-Chord Dino Mk2 Phono-stage.

Bang & Olufsen 8000 Loudspeakers.

Blaupunkt iPad Player (irresistible bargain from Sainsbury's )

I'm not a box-swapper Martin (Horace) honestly :oops: , however, I'm looking forward to reading your list, page, Book of Changes:22:.

Edit: Reading somebody else's list, reminded me of something else. :doh:

 

JamPal

Content Provider
Wammer
Jul 19, 2005
32,264
552
173
Sussex, West Side
AKA
James
HiFi Trade?
  1. No
Out:Living Voice Avatar II

Audio Innovations S500

Meridian 206/563

In:

Harbeth P3ESR

Naim SuperNait

Naim CD5/FC2

I.e. the Anti Wigwam way...!

I bloody love it though!
Yep, that's the full reverse wigwam, with pike!

nice work. :) :^

- - - Updated - - -

I've been quite a busy boy..... lots of the "out" list came in as well in 2013. Looking at the lists makes me realise what loons we are :doh: :Out:

Linn Majik DS

Linn Majik 2100

Linn Majik 140

Linn K400

Naim CDX

Naim XPS

Naim CD5X

NAC102

NAC82

NAP180

NAP135 x 2

HICAP x 2

Isoblue x 7

Chord Epic Twin

In:

Opus 21

Art Audio Jota

Art Audio VPL

Living Voice OBX R2

Kondo SPc

Living Voice I/Cs

Safe to say I'm in a better place now! The trouble is, even though the Opus is well regarded, I'd rather listen to my Pro-ject. Which leads me nicely onto 2014..... (sell the Opus, buy a Jolida DAC and then buy a TT?!)
And that's the full Wigwam with triple falco.

 

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