Tag Archives: Hifi

Monitor Audio Silver 1

So, having fretted overe the increasing deterioration of my Gale GS401 loudspeakers I finally bit the bullet and bought these excellent Monitor Audio Silver 1 replacements. I say replacements… alternatives would be a better word really, although I would not like … Continue reading

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Minirigs Are Go!

So, having upgraded my awesome Minirig Portable Speaker with a Minirig Subwoofer at Christmas I finally went the whole hog and purchased a second portable speaker and the Minirig Custom Stereo Splitter Cable that will enable full stereo reproduction. At £360 or … Continue reading

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iBasso DX50

My last four media players have been Cowon devices, so my latest acquisition represents something of a break with tradition for me in that regard. My most recent one, a Cowon C2, is still going strong, but has a number … Continue reading

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NAD VISO HP20 Earphones

To be perfectly honest (and unashamedly cheap) I doubt I would have looked much further than a replacement pair of SoundMagic E10s had my current pair taken a walk or suddenly failed on me. At around £30 they still represent … Continue reading

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Rega Upgrades

Now, having being given a fantastic record deck for Christmas, it might appear a little impertinent for me to rush straight out and buy a bevy of upgrades. However, there were a couple of factors affecting that decision, the first … Continue reading

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NAD C356BEE Amplifier

This post is one of a several drafts that I found languishing in WordPress, and as such is out of chronological order where the recent post about my new Rega RP3 turntable is concerned. The NAD C356BEE was bought late in the … Continue reading

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Rega RP3 Record Deck

Several decades ago (three and a half to be precise) I got interested in hifi and would drool over the hifi magazines of the day while listening to my cheap and often nasty kit, more often than not bought second … Continue reading

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Behringer A500 Volume Issue

Searching through my previous posts it appears I neglected to mention that I had a Behringer A500 power amplifier given to me for Christmas by my lovely wife. I had purchased it used some six weeks before from eBay, and … Continue reading

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Vibravoid – Burg Herzberg Festival 2010

At this point I’ll confess that up until recently I had no idea who Vibravoid were, despite the fact they’ve been around for more than a decade, and it was through taking a punt on a download that I went … Continue reading

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AR R300/MD Refurb – Plan B

*sigh* I think I’d save time and money if I simply omitted Plan A and went straight for Plan B as a matter of course, given the number of times that I eventually end up there! Following on from the … Continue reading

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