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Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:41 am
by YNWaN
Hi Zig,

Sorry for the slow response; as you say, this is a very small site and I had to do a bunch of work related stuff yesterday (today I have to do a bunch of family related stuff.....). I did like you introduction post, very good indeed and made me laugh 8-) can't remember when a hi-fi forum did that to me! I totally understand and relate to your comments regarding moderation etc - at least I authorised your account promptly (I hope)?

Welcome to NS1000M owners club - I'm still absolutely loving mine! So, as I understand it, you have imported a refurbished pair from Japan to Denmark (your home)? Would that be from the renowned Kenrick Sounds? I don't know them very well but they seem to specialise in a kind of 'classic car' restoration where they change as little as possible (other than upgrading the finish and changing the rear terminals) - very different to the project I undertook.

Is that picture of their awaiting stands by any chance?

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:07 pm
by Zig
Thanks YNWaN for the welcome.

Yes - it's Kenrick Sound. And yes you were very prompt.

More on the stands in the new thread.

Zig

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:15 pm
by sq225917
Welcome to the little enclave.

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:31 pm
by Andy831
Hi

For those that don't already know me I am Andy

I live out on the moor above Hebden Bridge,

I got into all this via collecting Vinyl and latterly CD (There is a glut of CD's out there for pennies and I am buying up as much of the bonanza as I can before I retire)

Current kit as follows but changes fairly often:-

Analogue
301 / 3012 / 2m black
401 / PU7 / AT33ev / Highphonics SUT
Phono 2 + extra PSU
Digital
Vortexbox, SBT / Teac Dac
Cambridge CXC
Amps
Glasshouse TVC, P50 Sa or Quad 34/44
Quad 303; 606 or Bel Canto Set 40 or NG 300B Set Monoblocks
Speakers
Tannoy GRF Memory.
Q Acoustic 3020.

Andy

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:04 pm
by sq225917
That's a mighty fine analogue front end selection you've got there Andy.

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:21 pm
by YNWaN
An interesting combination of gear :). How do you find the Glasshouse TVC?

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:29 pm
by Andy831
Thanks Sq it took more years than I care to remember putting it all together. The price this stuff goes for these days makes my eyes stand out on stalks sometimes :D

Glass house Tvc is a good preamp I like it a lot, its been in the system for about 5 years but has recently been relegated to the subs bench by the P50sa.
I owned a Glasshouse 300b too but that's gone now in favour of Nick Gorhams 300b monoblocks. The real star on my big Tannoys though is the Bel Canto 845 valve set amp. Most folk think Bel Canto is just about Class D but this almost 40 watt Single ended amp is truly fabulous

Andy

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:48 pm
by FrostEOne
Hello from Iowa, USA,

Joined this forum due to my love of Yamaha NS1000M speakers and my want to rebuild the crossovers on a set of them I purchased in 1974.
I'm an old vinyl owner who enjoys listening to music from the 50s to 80s the most. 500+ albums that have always had excellent care.
Recently made the move from solid-state to vacuum tube gear, so I now have 2 stereo systems.

I have little electronics knowledge but I do have a very discerning ear when it comes to stereo.
My handle "FrostEOne" I've used since I got the internet in 1984, real name is Mark, but since there is already a Mark, I will use Mark B.

Retired now, previous background includes but not limited to: Automotive Machinist, Heavy Equipment Operator, Plumber, Boiler Operator, PC Support Analyst

Hope to learn a lot here and occasionally share what little I know.

Cheers,
Mark B

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:48 pm
by YNWaN
A very warm welcome Mark ;). I’ll answer your PM questions when I’ve had a chance to do some double checking :).

Re: Welcome - Say hello in this thread.

Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:39 pm
by FrostEOne
Thank you for the very warm welcome Mark. No big hurry on the PM questions, one thing I have these days is time and age teaches one to have patience for the good things. 8-)