Just bought a CARY SLI-80 anyone know it well?
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Well I finally caved in and went for HI-FI in my listening room.

First purchase : Ah! Njoe Tojeb 4000 cd player ( amperex bugle boy tubes NOS... yummy)

Second: Triangle NAIA 260 Speakers

Third: CARY SLI-80 this integrated makes the triangles SING there is no reason to ever power these speakers with solid state... unless you dont like midrange... or the sound of a american strat on overdrive.... or a saxophone.... It blows me away..... anyway...

Does anyone know their way arond the CARY real well.

It looks like there are some upgrade points that would be fairly easy and not very $$ to get even more out of this powerhouse.

(eg. replace stock caps. with Jensen Caps ?!?)

Also any of u Tubers out there have suggestions on what to Roll with this one?

I listen to alot of rock n jazz.


Oh.. and get this... I have yet to hear the headphone stage. I am eagr to get home and plug in the grado's...... now .. if i can just get that 100 hr break in to go faster ( any suggestions?)






Thanks... from an Elated head-fi'r with new toys
 
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I don't know the Sli-80 well, but I like your system. I have a similar system: Cary SLP 98P, AES SuperAmp, Njoe Tjoeb, Triangle Zerius. I love my Triangle speakers. I can only imagine how good your Stratos series sound.

Congrats on the great system. You killed two birds w/ one stone with the H/P out on the Cary, too. I will be selling my Gilmore V2 soon. I'll MPX3 on the way as soon as I order it! I use a Linn CD source for H/P listening.

Enjoy!

John.
 
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I've also got the SLI-80 and love it. Should anyone turn you on to some easy to do mods, please let me know!
 
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New power cable, some tube rolling, and the biggest is the JENSEN caps ( if you don't have them already) ... the caps have to be a factory install unless you are good with an iron.
 
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I think Nightfall has used one for awhile now. You might want to PM him about it.
 
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