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  1. ssb102

    FS: Lenco L452 Turntable

    Now 150 firm, final price drop
  2. ssb102

    FS: Lenco L452 Turntable

    Price drop. Now 200, or make an offer.
  3. ssb102

    70's Yamaha with Bluetooth Mod

    Feel free to send me a DM with more information and pics
  4. Was wondering around half drunk on ebay when I found this: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Bluetooth-4-2-Audio-Receiver-Board-CSR64215-Wireless-Stereo-Module-Replacement/122708170868?epid=2246264127&hash=item1c91fa1874:g:h38AAOSwIINZvL7P Bluetooth module with a built in signal relay and line in that switches in bluetooth automatically when music is playing...nekminit Figured I had to replace the blown panel lamp bulbs anyway...and BUY IT NOW! Dead simple, just locate the aux connector, cut the line and solder in the cables. One goes to the original RCA inputs (line-in) and the other goes directly to the board. So it sits between the amp and the rear panel. No drilling required, just some standoffs with double sided tape already attached. Peel and stick! I tried various power supplies including tapping off the onboard linear supply however this caused some noise to leak over and could be heard when music was not playing but a bluetooth device was connected. Also tried rolling my own linear regulated supply from the AC lamp circuit but same issue! Ended up going with an entirely separate isolated switch mode power supply soldered directly to mains. This means it's always on but the power draw is negligible, and the sound quality is fantastic with no noise. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/AC-100-240V-To-DC-12V-2A-Buck-Converter-Isolated-Step-Down-Power-Supply-Board/332377583437?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 There's a lesson here: linear is not always better. This particular chipset supports APTX, and I can verify it is a good combo with the yammy. Punchy bass, plenty of detail and very exciting! Best of all? I haven't lost an input.
  5. Item: Lenco L452 Turntable Location: Hills District, Sydney Price: $150 Item Condition: Good Reason for selling: Surplus Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Made in Czechoslovakia! I have just fitted a brand new AT3600L cartridge and replaced the connectors. Even with this budget cartridge the sound is lovely, detailed and punchy. The sub-platter is warped as is common due to the faulty alloy chosen by the manufacturer, however this has been rectified with the use of appropriate padding shims. This turntable is in superb condition otherwise and the heavy steel platter that is beautifully black matte powder-coated along with the ruby bearings on the tonearm make this a worthwhile purchase just for parts! This would make an excellent starter turntable for anyone just starting out in vinyl or to give to a young son/daughter/niece nephew that has been begging you to buy them a cheapy import from JB! Pictures:
  6. Item: 1TB Music Server Location: Sydney (Hills District) Price: $300 Item Condition: New Reason for selling: Surplus Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only. Postage available, DM me for a quote. Extra Info: Snazzy aluminium music server! Comes running Volumio pre-installed but would be ideal for Roon. Built on rock-solid HP hardware, based on an almost new HP Compaq desktop. Way more grunt than necessary! You could totally turn it into a full-blown media center as well. Intel Pentium J1800 (Bay Trail-D) Dual Core processor Wifi 1TB HDD (mounted with noise-absorbing rubber washers) 4GB DDR3 DVI+VGA USB3.0 Ethernet Win 10 licence (digital entitlement) Separate Power supply Volumio automatically turns your PC into a streaming NAS so you can just drag and drop your music from the network. Plugins available for youtube, spotify etc. https://volumio.org/ Just needs a good USB DAC, maybe a HDTV and you're all set! Note that it is not completely silent. More details: https://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c04411700 Pictures:
  7. ssb102

    Speaker Repairer Sydney?

    Thanks for all the help guys, really appreciate it. Ended up repairing the spider myself with a bit of automotive trim adhesive! Worked extremely well. Will probably post a quick howto in the DIY forum.
  8. Hello all, Just wondering who the go-to speaker repair guy is in Sydney? I have a woofer with a cone that's broken away from the spider. Interstate is fine too, if you can recommend someone.
  9. No I didn't know they were the distributor. Good idea! Have emailed them.
  10. Hello all, Just wondering if someone can point me in the direction of a suitable woofer replacement for a Paradigm 7se? Have emailed Paradigm, so far no reply. I pulled these out of ewaste some time ago as a student while I was still studying, and have served me well but one woofer was a non-compatible donor, implanted by the previous user. Flange diameter is 215mm, and nominal impedance is 4Ohm. There are some on ebay but these seem ridiculously overpriced, and well above the actual market value of my speakers.
  11. ssb102

    FS: Pro-Ject 9cc tonearm

    Still available?
  12. On a side note, would you ship to Sydney?
  13. I've had a similar issue. Over time the magnetic head that reads the strip on the platter becomes less sensitive. Take the platter off, loosen the knob that holds the magnetic sensor and push the sensor as close to the rim as possible. Put the platter back on and make sure it's not rubbing. I have mine all the way. One thing i'd really like to do is measure the output of the read head so we can tell if the magnetic strip itself is degrading...