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  1. _S_A_S_H_

    FS: Panerai Homage Mechanical Watch

    Pardon my ignorance but is this really a $100 watch or are we missing a zero or two?
  2. _S_A_S_H_

    FS: Zaph L18RNX low baffle-step speakers

    WAF has been an ongoing challenge but actually of all the speakers I’ve had setup these were her favourites and she wanted me to keep them over the Anthony Gallo’s @Dave O))) which she says look too retro for her 😮 but they just don’t fit in that small space I have at the moment on the sides of the TV @DdDesign which is literally the only space we have at the moment unfortunately as I too prefer them. The padding around the tweeter was to assist in diffraction or something technical like that.
  3. Item: Zaph L18RNX low baffle-step speaker Location: Parramatta Sydney Price: $500 Item Condition: Some marks and a ding Otherwise Very Good (See Photos) Reason for selling: Too Big Ironically Extra Info: I bought these wonderful speakers a while ago. A short while later we moved apartments and now they are just too big for the space I have available, so regrettably I've had to put them up for sale. I've thoroughly enjoyed these speakers, they have a wonderful rich sound, I never felt the need for a sub. They are a substantial speaker for a "bookshelf" speaker and VERY solid. Literally everyone comments on these when they see them, they are simply a beautiful piece of furniture, my wife loved them also. There are some superficial marks and a small ding on the rear edge of one speaker. They have been hand built by a member here StereoNET (you can search for his original add of which I’ve copied and pasted the technical details) they sound like a far more expensive speaker than the asking price (I paid $900). As they are hand made they have some minimal imperfections that you won't notice unless examined closely, sitting in your room they will be far more beautiful than your friends speakers. I've included a description of the speakers design as described by the maker. Quote: I built these to try out a new construction technique and look at executing lower baffle-step designs. The speakers are now nicely run-in with ~50 hours of use. I cannot stress enough, that if you were to buy a pair of speakers from a retailer you would be looking at spending thousands of dollars to equal the sound quality that these speakers deliver. It's a great price-point in terms of performance and value. These speakers are based on a well-respected design by John "Zaph" Krutke. Some of the technical details are outlined on his website http://www.zaphaudio.com/audio-speaker17.html though a slightly different crossover configuration was used in this speaker to facilitate different room placement. The crossover is the heart and soul of any speaker. This electrical network divides the entire frequency spectrum and sends higher frequencies to the tweeter, and lower frequencies to the woofer. The crossover for this speaker features quality components such as film capacitors to maintain transparency. The speakers crossover has been designed to allow for room placement on a desk, television cabinet, or other location close to a wall. Important design considerations ensure that in such a location the speaker will still sound clean and transparent generally when placing a commercial speaker in such a location you end up with a bloated mid-range, where a lot of the important musical information resides. The mid-woofer is ported with a tuning frequency of ~40hz. The rounded entry result in low air-turbulence and thus no annoying port-chuffing noises. The port is placed on the front of the baffle to again allow placement close to a rear wall. The speakers present a nominal 8ohm load, with a sensitivity of ~87db which makes them easy to drive with any small to moderate sized amplifier. These speakers use drivers from the prestige range offered by SEAS. Their drivers are developed and manufactured in Norway. The mid-woofer is a 6.5inch alloy cone L18RNXP (H1224). This revision of the driver features a new cone profile that is more rigid and has lower distortion than previous iterations. The tweeter is a 1inch aluminium dome 27TBFC/G (H1212) renowned for a a low resonant frequency, low distortion, and smooth frequency response (both on and off axis), making it a pleasure to listen to. The cabinets are made from a composite of MDF, plywood, and chipboard, with epoxy stiffening. This results in a cabinet requiring a greater amount of energy to excite the panels and have them resonate. The speaker has a very neutral sound, free of audible colorations from the cabinet. The speakers are veneered with bookmatched jarrah veneer from Western Australia, and are finished tastefully with multiple coats of wipe on satin polyurethane. This results in a beautiful natural appearance; the photos really don't do it justice. The roundovers you can see are a full 32mm radius! The veneer work here isn't perfect (please see the pictures) but the overall gestalt is stunning. Each speaker features a terminal cup with sturdy binding posts. These accept bare wire, banana plugs, or spades. Dimensions Height: 435mm (including feet) Width: 204mm Depth: 271mm (including grill) A genuine Bargain here guys. Pictures: obviously looks worse enlarged substantially
  4. Cool cameras, stereo photography was a bit of a fad but so great if you ever see the results. The precursor to VR.
  5. Really cool. Best used with transparency film then viewed with the viewer. GLWTS
  6. _S_A_S_H_

    SOLD: FS: Metz 45 CT-1 Flashgun

    Massive flashback here for me (no pun intended [emoji23]). I used one of these with my Canon T90 for years, awesome combo awesome flash. Parts were available separately so I reckon a new battery pack will be easy to find.
  7. Yes you’re right [emoji1360][emoji1360] I am genuinely sad to let them go but I’m a non hoarder living in a small apartment so I need to move things on if I’m not using them. Yes they are Great value thanks.
  8. Item: Zaph L18RNX low baffle-step speaker Location: Parramatta Sydney Price: $500 Item Condition: Some marks and a ding Otherwise Very Good (See Photos) Reason for selling: Too Big Ironically Extra Info: I bought these wonderful speakers about a year ago. A short while later we moved apartments and now they are just too big for the space I have available, so regrettably I've had to put them up for sale. I've thoroughly enjoyed these speakers, they have a wonderful rich sound, I never felt the need for a sub. They are a substantial speaker for a "bookshelf" speaker and VERY solid. Literally everyone comments on these when they see them, they are simply a beautiful piece of furniture, my wife loved them also. There are some superficial marks and a small ding on the rear edge of one speaker. They have been hand built by a member here StereoNET (you can search for his original add of which I’ve copied and pasted the technical details) they sound like a far more expensive speaker than the asking price (I paid $900). As they are hand made they have some minimal imperfections that you won't notice unless examined closely, sitting in your room they will be far more beautiful than your friends speakers. I've included a description of the speakers design as described by the maker. I built these to try out a new construction technique and look at executing lower baffle-step designs. The speakers are now nicely run-in with ~50 hours of use. I cannot stress enough, that if you were to buy a pair of speakers from a retailer you would be looking at spending thousands of dollars to equal the sound quality that these speakers deliver. It's a great price-point in terms of performance and value. These speakers are based on a well-respected design by John "Zaph" Krutke. Some of the technical details are outlined on his website http://www.zaphaudio.com/audio-speaker17.html though a slightly different crossover configuration was used in this speaker to facilitate different room placement. The crossover is the heart and soul of any speaker. This electrical network divides the entire frequency spectrum and sends higher frequencies to the tweeter, and lower frequencies to the woofer. The crossover for this speaker features quality components such as film capacitors to maintain transparency. The speakers crossover has been designed to allow for room placement on a desk, television cabinet, or other location close to a wall. Important design considerations ensure that in such a location the speaker will still sound clean and transparent generally when placing a commercial speaker in such a location you end up with a bloated mid-range, where a lot of the important musical information resides. The mid-woofer is ported with a tuning frequency of ~40hz. The rounded entry result in low air-turbulence and thus no annoying port-chuffing noises. The port is placed on the front of the baffle to again allow placement close to a rear wall. The speakers present a nominal 8ohm load, with a sensitivity of ~87db which makes them easy to drive with any small to moderate sized amplifier. These speakers use drivers from the prestige range offered by SEAS. Their drivers are developed and manufactured in Norway. The mid-woofer is a 6.5inch alloy cone L18RNXP (H1224). This revision of the driver features a new cone profile that is more rigid and has lower distortion than previous iterations. The tweeter is a 1inch aluminium dome 27TBFC/G (H1212) renowned for a a low resonant frequency, low distortion, and smooth frequency response (both on and off axis), making it a pleasure to listen to. The cabinets are made from a composite of MDF, plywood, and chipboard, with epoxy stiffening. This results in a cabinet requiring a greater amount of energy to excite the panels and have them resonate. The speaker has a very neutral sound, free of audible colorations from the cabinet. The speakers are veneered with bookmatched jarrah veneer from Western Australia, and are finished tastefully with multiple coats of wipe on satin polyurethane. This results in a beautiful natural appearance; the photos really don't do it justice. The roundovers you can see are a full 32mm radius! The veneer work here isn't perfect (please see the pictures) but the overall gestalt is stunning. Each speaker features a terminal cup with sturdy binding posts. These accept bare wire, banana plugs, or spades. Dimensions Height: 435mm (including feet) Width: 204mm Depth: 271mm (including grill) A genuine Bargain here guys.
  9. No longer for sale - the wife has taken it. Thanks.
  10. I’ll give this a yes vote ? I reckon there’s a decent chance it’s still superior to oled. These had a depth and colour that just looked right.
  11. Awesome TV. I’ll keep mine till it blows. GLWTS
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