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Forum: News Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Forum back up.

Sorry Greg, my spelling of some words is poor to say the least, words that sound the same but spelt different :D'oh!:. put my name on that list :o. Bob
Forum: News Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Forum back up.

Well spare a thought for a lad who I went to school with, he left school and could not read or wright, he has just recently died at 65 and still could not read or wright, I helped him with some...
Forum: News 20th April 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By bob orbell
Re: A new member of the family!

Thanks Matthew, they both look very promising. Bob
Forum: News 19th April 2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By bob orbell
Re: A new member of the family!

Thanks Richard, I looked at that, but was interested in the internals and the lay out. Maybe Matthew can post something. Bob
Forum: News 19th April 2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By bob orbell
Re: A new member of the family!

Is there any possibility of a picture Matthew. Bob
Forum: News 19th April 2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Forum back up.

Hi Colin, reading your post I have a question, do you have spell check on your computer ? I know of your problem, so please don't think that I am being a prat, the lack of punctuation we can all live...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 18th April 2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 296
Posted By bob orbell
Re: How is everyone’s hearing?

Come on Baggo, you should have said, YOU WOT :). Bob
Forum: The Coffee Bar 17th April 2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 296
Posted By bob orbell
Re: How is everyone’s hearing?

I don't think you will ever be without tinnitus now Ali, mine is quite loud and it is present even when listening to head phones, it dose subside after a night on the piss, but returns with a...
Forum: Loudspeakers 17th April 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By bob orbell
Re: JR149 speakers

You should see Richards main room Andy, you need binoculars to see the far wall :) and as for the reception area, well it would make a lovely workshop ;). Bob
Forum: News 17th April 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By bob orbell
Forum back up.

Just had an email from Matthew, forum now back, I think its been down for about six days :D'oh!:. Bob
Forum: The Coffee Bar 9th April 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 296
Posted By bob orbell
Re: How is everyone’s hearing?

I too have hearing aids, but don't use them at all now, they make my music sound bloody orid and they do get uncomfortable, may be we should rename the forum to the wrinkly design, ;). Bob
Forum: The Coffee Bar 8th April 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 296
Posted By bob orbell
Re: How is everyone’s hearing?

Your no alone Phil, my hearing rapidly deteriorated over some 6 months, mid frequency's now sound very distorted :(, bass is still very good but I can no longer hear anything above about 9000Hz...
Forum: Loudspeakers 27th March 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By bob orbell
Re: JR149 speakers

You have made a good job of them Richard, I am not surprised you like them, I have always had a soft spot for small speakers but I am very surprised they work so good in your large room. BOB
Forum: Problems 25th March 2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By bob orbell
Re: KEL84 Bi-coloured LED

Hi Mark, Andy's comments on limited use is correct, on my WD88 I just used a nice single blue LED, that really is all that is needed. BOB
Forum: WD Other Parts and Projects 22nd March 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,345
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Musical Fidelity A100

If it was mine and no mention of not moving it on, I would have given it to you Philip, I will try to get hold of the chap who gave me it to see if I can part with it. I would hate to cross the...
Forum: WD Other Parts and Projects 22nd March 2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,345
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Musical Fidelity A100

Sorry Philip, I can't let you have it as it was given to me by a friend who asked me not to move it on, I must respect his wishes. BOB
Forum: WD Other Parts and Projects 22nd March 2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,345
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Musical Fidelity A100

Hi Philip, yes it , but it has again failed, how can I help you ?. Bob
Forum: Loudspeakers 21st March 2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Electrostatic Loudspeakers any experience?

The 989's are very good Andy, but need space behind them, I had a demo some years back but found the bass not to my liking, good but not powerful, if you chose the 57's then ONE THING AUDIO...
Forum: Loudspeakers 14th March 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By bob orbell
Re: JR149 speakers

Hi Richard, these were a alternative to the much now sort after BBC LS3 5A and I think that they use the same drivers, I had a pair of the LS3 5A's that I bought in the late seventy's for £20.00 and...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 13th March 2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By bob orbell
Re: A little sad but believable

You are spot on Andy with your comments, just look at the i-pod of yesteryear, it was fantastic and now selling for a lot of money, but there will always be a small band of people who want VERY high...
Forum: Amplifiers 11th March 2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Hum issues on transformer output preamp

Well this is strange Andy, but as you say in your PM to me, it is possible that the double insulated power amp is responsible. Some time back I looked at a Pre III and Phono III for one of our...
Forum: Amplifiers 8th March 2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Hum issues on transformer output preamp

Andy, I may have said before but, do the cables from the transformers to the output sockets connect to ground, the output should float, IE, "NO" connection to ground, that is as far as my thinking...
Forum: General 28th February 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Darkvoice 336se

Martin, I tried the entry level set up first and then tried the top set up at the time, however, I opted for the 007t energiser and the 404 head set, at the time it was £1295.00, but worth every...
Forum: General 28th February 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Darkvoice 336se

Martin, all but the solid state Stax are excellent and the Stax Omega, bloody hell. but the price, I did think about changing my 404 headset for the Omega, but at the time they alone were in excess...
Forum: General 28th February 2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By bob orbell
Re: Darkvoice 336se

Hi Martin, before you waist more money have you ever had a demo of Stax ear speakers ? if not then please try to have a listen, they are electrostatic, and come in solid state and valve energiser...
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