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Forum: WAD General 15th April 2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By Greg.
Re: Kat6550 vibration/hum

Yes, going on from what John has said, on my WAD 300B PP, I tried tightening up all the mounting screws on the mains Tx which was the source of the buzz to little effect. No buzz through the system,...
Forum: WD Loudspeakers 14th April 2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By Greg.
Re: WDXRS Supertweeters

Read my last but one post. I have now decided they are not worth bothering with in my system, however, I know several people who absolutely enjoy their inclusion with their speakers. Each to their...
Forum: WAD General 14th April 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By Greg.
Re: Kat6550 vibration/hum

I have found sorbothane feet under the chassis can be a real cure for a buzzy amp. Cheap as chips on eBay.
...
Forum: WD Loudspeakers 11th April 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By Greg.
Re: WDXRS Supertweeters

Richard, asumming you bought from eBay, all those Taket Batpures come from Japan. You do not have to pay import duty because their value is below £135, however they are more than £15 which means you...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 9th April 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Greg.
Re: E Bay fraudsters.

Hmmm, see what you mean. legopaulkelly has had very limited feedback, mostly for his purchases and nothing for over a year. Buy it now price of £13,800 which even I can see is a nonsence price. Also,...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 9th April 2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Greg.
Re: E Bay fraudsters.

So if the link is dead in such a short space of time, why does it show me a list of jaguar related items and cars plus other vehicles offered by different sellers. Is this just a feature of how eBay...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 9th April 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Greg.
Re: E Bay fraudsters.

So arunltd has about 65 specialist or collectible vehicles for sale. I’m completely ignorant here. Are they all being offered at well below market value?

Actually that link opens up several Jaguar...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 9th April 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Greg.
Re: E Bay fraudsters.

It would be useful for you to publish a link to one of these eBay adverts but in general based on what you have said, it is probable that an offence has been committed within the provisions of The...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 3rd April 2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Greg.
Re: photobucket image retrieval

I think there are several ways, Colin but what I rather laborious did was send them all to myself in emails and transfer from there to my personal album.
Forum: WD Loudspeakers 1st April 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By Greg.
Re: WDXRS Supertweeters

Well done!

These things are interesting. What I have found is that they seem to make a difference which is difficult to identify but is immediately discernible as soon as you take them out of your...
Forum: WAD General 31st March 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Greg.
Re: Kat88 Power Amp Seen On Sale

John you are right. Several owners upgraded to Sowter O/P Tx’s, actually, John Caswell included! It was at the time a big financial step some could not stretch to including me.

Studying the...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 31st March 2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,327
Posted By Greg.
Re: KEL84XL build

Oh, I also note you have posted your problem on the TAS forum. Please be aware that the advise you might receive there might be very unreliable, based simply on ignorance. You will get much better...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 31st March 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,327
Posted By Greg.
Re: KEL84XL build

You’ve used those upgrade sonic caps. They need at least 100 hours of use before the amp starts to sound correctly balanced. I would expect initially the sound is a bit bass heavy and bass muddled.
...
Forum: Sources 27th March 2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Greg.
Re: Disappointing Audiolab

Stuart, your post supports what I say. This Massdrop has ‘designed in’ cooling. I hope it has been done taking into account the optimum operating temperature of any transistor being used. My point is...
Forum: Sources 25th March 2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Greg.
Re: Disappointing Audiolab

But if you alter the operating temperature of mosfets, my understanding is you interfer with their optimum operating point. I thought designs incorporating mosfets include the consideration of...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 20th March 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,107
Posted By Greg.
Re: Maplins going under as well

Thatíll free up a bit of space for a few more charity shops. Youíll be spoilt for choice when hunting for those rare Max Bigrave and Mrs Mills albums :D
Forum: WD Amplifiers 17th March 2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Greg.
Re: Which do you prefer?

So, Brian, clearly you have a dilemma so many others have also had. For me, in this situation, Iíd be looking at how much fine and micro detail is being revealed. Looking for subtle sounds such as...
Forum: WD Loudspeakers 17th March 2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Greg.
Re: High sensitivity please

Brian,

You’ll need to be more specific with what you would happily use, such as minimum sensitivity and how much you would be prepared to compromise bass performance because after all, this aspect...
Forum: WD Amplifiers 16th March 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Greg.
Re: Which do you prefer?

Not a silly question at all. Brian asked which do you prefer and why? Obviously what Brian prefers will be a subjective conclusion he will reach on his own.

I have listened to both versions of WAD...
Forum: The Coffee Bar 15th March 2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By Greg.
Re: Hello everyone...

Welcome, Brian.

See this thread. http://www.world-designs.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=7505

Open up the link I posted in that thread to read in detail my reservations about re-inflating the...
Forum: Loudspeakers 7th March 2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Greg.
Re: Suitable 'speaker cables for valve amps?

I have tried many speaker cables over the years including home made designs. I have also experimented with bi-wiring. I now have for me my ultimate cable. I have concluded bi-wiring is simply a waste...
Forum: WD Loudspeakers 2nd March 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Greg.
Re: WAD KLS3 Mk3 Millennium

Yes, it seems tinypics has a limited hosting life:rolleyes:

Iíll email you.
Forum: Sources 14th February 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By Greg.
Re: Life after Squeezebox - any advice?

Fine. What you do should be good for you. For me it is not worth considering because of too much inconvenience, time lost and faff. Iím totally happy with my streamed sound anyway. The fact an LP...
Forum: Sources 13th February 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By Greg.
Re: Life after Squeezebox - any advice?

<EDIT>

My last post should have read........I also have a very good dac which doubles as a headphone amp and additionally can be used as a Pre amp.
Forum: Sources 12th February 2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By Greg.
Re: Life after Squeezebox - any advice?

Well, that RME ADI-2 looks very comprehensive be it the basic £600 version or the Pro at more than twice the price. The thing is, I already have a fine Phono stage and Audacity is more than adequate...
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