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  1. Yes, the dspeaker’s digital out goes into the phantom
  2. My room isn’t treated, ie hard floor and one side and back wall of mostly glass, 6m x 10m. Any active (or non active) speaker system will be hit or miss depending on its enviroment , hence room treatment is key. If we cant treat the room then digital room correction is a great option. As you mention, a treated and enclosed room could work if it flattens the right things, or an open room equally works too. These speakers are very non fuss regarding placement ie back and side wall, and still throw a wide sound stage and are quite onmi directional. However, tweaking brings out their best ie stands, correct height and some toe in. Without the dspeaker correction I was content (yes naively) until experiencing the difference. I have had many different set ups, perhaps my stacked quad 57s with subs and valve amps were my benchmark, without being $ ridiculous. Stacked quads create an immense radiated sound that your whole body absorbs, and their midrange is totally intoxicating. Back to your question, my thoughts are these speakers aren’t overly bass sounding it’s full spectrum, they have that ability to sound awesome at low listening volumes which most people do, but when played loud they can alter your heart rhythm in a nice way 🙂
  3. Welcome to the club Snoopy. I have had the Silvers then the Golds for a few years now and did the same minimalisation trick as you......less is best....less boxes, cables and cords. Recently I added a dual core DSP unit and it has really tamed the bass humps and made the system sound much better. My room isn’t overly difficult but the before and after measurements are amazing. No raat as you mention but many use Roon through a RPi or Mac mini. The Devialet user forum has more. i run a mac mini using spark (not great) and a Project digital phono for the TT. I loved the Golds before the DSP addition, now I am completely besotted.
  4. Awesome package here,.......you get incredibly sounding speakers, amplification, dac built in and no need for expensive cables, hi fi racks, boxes and clutter. Add some pics, to do the Phantoms justice as this system is revolutionary and pleasing on the eye without the usual stacked box look.
  5. Yep, another early adopter of these for many years. Had them with their matching chrome stands and those big woofers would make them rock back and forth with their very high SPL abilities. These look in awesome condition and a steal for the price when you compare to similar for the price......huge sound. Worth the auditioning to compare.
  6. Thanks. I'd prefer to sell both items at the same time so I'll wait a bit longer. If it doesn't happen within a day or two, you can have the DSPeaker only. I will take both but was respecting that Darren69 was in first for the psu. Have pm’ed. Cheers
  7. Hi I will take the dspeaker only if it’s still available. Thanks.
  8. These are awesome sounding speakers, and you get amplification and DAC included. No need for cabling as well. GLWS
  9. Noted Wilson, thanks and subject to payment
  10. Item: OL Alliance- awesome tonearm and works nicely as an upgrade to many mid level TTs that suffer from cheap budget arms Location: Sydney Price: $250 firm plus postage, rrp is approx $500. Item Condition: very good, comes with all packaging and box for travel, the manual and mounting kit. (No cart and no turntable as in picture.) Reason for selling: i switched out to an arm that is made by my tt manufacturer to get the right geometry, as TT arm board is non Rega and should be 5mm shorter. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, eft Extra Info: I can only concur with the reviews, it’s an upgrade arm for many decks with Rega geometry, that punches well above its weight. I have been v happy with it on a $4k Wilson Benesch turntable but I am unsure how the lessor 5mm sounds, which is the difference of Rega and WB specs. Google the OL arm , but I can’t find any negative reports and it bests the equivalent Rega arms. Here is some review info https://www.originlive.com/hi-fi/tonearm/budget-tonearm-alliance/ Pictures:
  11. Item: Sonneteer Sedley phono with USB vinyl ripping facility (ADC) Location: Randwick NSW Price: $600 plus shipping Item Condition: very good, and with little use Reason for selling: Surplus to needs Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank tfr Extra Info: having had many phonos over the years this is an incredible one for the asking price. With ADC functionality you can digitise your record collection by just adding software. Flexible leadings and MM/MC suitable. Comes with original packaging and manuals. It’s a solid piece of engineering topping scales at 4kg. http://wallofsound.ca/audioreviews/sonneteers-sedley-sings/ Pictures:
  12. Item: Music Hall (as new) MMF-2.2 turntable in white, with a brand new Ortofon OM10 cart and a Supex SM100 mk3 moving magnet cart (extra cost option) Location: Randwick Price: $350 $300 firm (plus shipping) with the new OM10 cart or $475 $400 firm (plus shipping) with both carts . Item Condition: excellent, little use (less than 10 hrs) and would suit a buyer looking for a new TT. Reason for selling: NLR, was in second system in bedroom but just sat there, before going back in box for last 2 years. Now clearing out all extra gear not being used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank dep Extra Info: TT comes with original packing box and manuals, etc. these have great reviews and has the very nice Project tonearm, which is better than its rivals. The Supex is also in v good condition, low use and is a classic MM cart. Paired with the MMF2.2 this is a great budget combo that holds its own against more expensive TTs. The OM10 is also great sounding but a level down from the Supex https://www.stereo.net.au/reviews/music-hall-mmf-22-turntable. Here’s a SNA review on the TT, but not with the Supex Pictures:
  13. Item: Project SpeedBox DS in black, a great low cost upgrade for many TTs Location: Randwick nsw Price: $100 plus shipping Item Condition: Good, had very little use, I bought it for my music hall tt , but it was incompatible. Reason for selling: NLR, sat in draw but now clearing out stuff Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank dep Extra Info: comes with all packaging and instructions, cables, etc. Pictures:
  14. Item: Rega RB700 tonearm, brand new Incognito wiring, Michell tecno counterweight and VTA adj kit. Location: Randwick NSW Price: $700. $600 plus shipping, or less again without the Michell mods (let me know if interested, but better with them) Item Condition: good, one minor blemish on top of tube (see photo), otherwise great arm with the extras lifting it’s performance even higher Reason for selling: not used, I had a project dream but never got started Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank dep Extra Info: upgraded incognito wiring is the copper version (less bright sounding, my preference), RB700 is the three point mount. Comes with original counterweight as well. Pictures:
  15. Item: Cawsey EarScience Powebox Location: Randwick nsw Price: $200 plus postage Item Condition: good Reason for selling: not used and just clearing the decks Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, bank tfr Extra Info: bought this from another member but never really used it and has sat in a draw for a few years. Pictures:
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