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  1. CaptHowie

    Sansui SR-212?

    Hi All, Sorry if this sounds rushed but I don't have to much time left before my opportunity to get this ends. Is this a good turntable? I'm starting to build my Hi-Fi system, so what needs to go with this? A receiver and an amp I'm guessing, a preamp too? Is this a quality turntable (Sansui...
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    Fixing Up My Sennheiser CX300's

    Hi All, Until I get my Sennheiser IE7's I need to put up with my CX300's. The filters have gunked up with ear wax and the rubber tips have gone hard. What can I do to fix this? I was thinking about putting the tips under hot water since they might soften up, but for the filters I will need to...
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    Recommend Me a Turntable

    Hi All, Before I start, I have read the sticky up top. I'm looking for a decent sounding turntable that is reliable and cheap. I'm a student, so I probably can't spend to much money, so I will probably end up buying secondhand with a new cart. I'm relatively new to vinyl, but my dad has just...
  4. CaptHowie

    Speaker Recommendations...

    Hey Everyone, I'm looking to buy some speakers. I'm on a low budget [ahem... student...] so powered ones not needing an external amplifier would be better, but i'd probably be able to buy an older external amp if the speakers werent too expensive. I don't want any Logitech crap or stuff that...
  5. CaptHowie

    Is It Worth It?

    Hey Everyone, Just a quick question related to the HeadRoom Total Bithead Headphone Amp/USB DAC. And that question is 'Is it worth it?'. How big a leap is the quality from using a normal output from a 6th Gen iPod classic 80GB or a MacBook Pro? So, is it worth putting out the money to buy one...
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    Grado SR60 vs Grado SR80

    Hey Everybody, I'm currently looking for some new [good-quality] headphones for home use. After looking around the Head-Fi forums and reviews around the internet I've come across the 'acclaimed' Grado SR60 headphones. I mostly listen to Rock (think The Killers, Green Day, Dire Straits, Kings of...
  7. CaptHowie

    First CMOY Build: Help!

    Hey Everyone, Just to let you know, i've built two before this one. They both didn't work. I'm now pretty angry. I'm hoping to get this one actually working. Ill post pics soon but here is my current problem. Basically, no sound is coming out of the amp at all. The grounds are hooked up...
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