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  1. Item: TONE WINNER BEAST AMPLIFIRE (NEW) Location: North Ryde or Terrigal Central Cast Price: $1550 includes $15 donation to Stereonet Item Condition: Brand New in box Reason for selling: Upgraded to Accuphase and have too many other amps Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Brand New in box, beautiful beast of an amplifier, this is probebly cheapest Hi End amplifier you can buy these days. Pictures can tell million words. it is truly amazing amp, I am only selling as I upgraded to Pre and Power Accuphase amplifiers. Now some of you wonder and think that the Accuphase amplifiers sounded much better then this amp? Well, I have tested them both and it was hard for me to determine which one is better because thy both performed unbelievably impressive, bare in mind that this amp is $1500 and the Accuphase is $8000 and yet the sound different is not huge like the price gap. Truly, you will be amazed how good this amp is when you hear it. if you are not sure then you are welcome to my place and we can test them together and witness it yourself. In one of the pictures you can see how big beast this amp is compare to my old school Kenwood and my spare accuphase amplifier. There is one for sale on ebay, price is (PRICE: AU $2,707.64*) + Postage from overseas (+AU $568.90*) SO grab yourself a bargain brand new in box, dew to renovating house and moving I haven't had the chance to use it, just test it. ToneWinner Flagship AD-2SE Hi-End Full Balanced Integrated Amplifier Dual 600W screened ring-type transformer Total 144000 uF 12 filter capacitors 12 pair/48 MJW0281A/MJW0203A power transistors Balanced input Full function remote control Specifications Frequency response: 10Hz - 100KHz(+1/-3dB) THD: ≤0.01%(1KHz) S/N: ≥100dB Power output: 2 x 200W(8 ohms), 2 x 400W (4 ohms) Power supply: 220V-240V 60/50Hz Weight: 45Kg Size: 450W x 540D x 240H mm Audition is welcome in Terrigal, I can deliver this amp around Central Coast or in Sydney if you are not too far from North Ryde in Sydney or Terrigal in Central Cast. or can arrange freight at buyers expense Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  2. Item: MONITOR AUDIO SILVER 2 (NEW) Location: North Ryde or Terrigal Price: $970 includes $10 donation to Stereonet Item Condition: Brand New, Yes, Brand New Reason for selling: Upgraded to B&W 805 bookshelves. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: These are brand new, bought them about 3 years ago from Monitor Audio dealer shop in SA, I opened the box myself tested them and back in the box and in storage for renovating my house, then moved to new home this is why they just sat in dry storage for a while, recently I carefully took them out again took photos and back in the box ready for new home, got them on special at that time cost me around $2200 they were expensive speakers and now I think the piano black finish is No longer available for sale anymore PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT COMPARE THESE SPEAKERS TO ANY OF THE MONITOR AUDIO GOLD SERIES OR MONITOR AUDIO SILVER 1 SPEAKERS. These are bigger and have 8 inch woofers and sound is much better then all the above. FURTHERMORE: THESE SPEAKERS NEED TO BE RUN IN BEFORE FULL USAGE. More about the speakers. MONITOR AUDIO SILVER 2 SPEAKERS The Monitor Audio Silver 2 loudspeakers feature a powerful 8” C-CAM® RST® bass/mid driver in a compact two-way stand mount design. Higher overall efficiency and driver size deliver excellent dynamic headroom with the extended bass normally associated with floor-standing models. Combining audiophile standards of resolution and dynamics, the Monitor Audio Silver 2 will fill medium to large rooms with glorious audio in two-channel stereo or multi-channel cinema applications Stylish looks, punchy sound Experience the clear, open highs, surprisingly deep bass, and wide soundstage that Monitor Audio's Silver 2 speakers deliver. You'll be amazed how these compact bookshelf speakers have the power to make your favorite concerts and movies come to life. And you'll be impressed by the luxurious construction that make them a handsome addition to any listening room. The Silver 2s are ideal for home theater or stereo setups in medium- to large-sized rooms. frequency response: 40-35,000 Hz sensitivity: 88 dB recommended amplifier power: 40-120 watts impedance: 8 ohms ultra-rigid, lightweight C-CAM® (Ceramic-Coated Aluminum/Magnesium) cone material used to provide high efficiency and low distortion 1" gold dome C-CAM tweeter for detailed sound and extended high-frequency response 8" C-CAM woofer with RST® (Rigid Surface Technology) to enhance stiffness and reduce mass for greater speed and accuracy single bolt-through driver attachment provides mechanical decoupling and increased cabinet rigidity for greater clarity and resolution bass reflex (ported) design with HiVe® II technology for reduced turbulence and higher velocity airflow high-quality crossovers with polypropylene film capacitors for greater accuracy Pureflow® Silver plated oxygen-free copper internal wiring dual binding post speaker terminals with bi-amp/bi-wire capability 9-1/16"W x 14-3/4"H x 13-1/4"D weight: 21.3 lbs. (each) MFR # Silver 2 GB What's in the box: Monitor Audio Silver 2 owner's manual 2 Bookshelf loudspeakers 2 Grilles Hex-key Owner's Manual Audition can be arranged either in Terrigal or Sydney North Ryde area. also can post Australia wide at buyers expense. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  3. Dear N@qOyQ@tSi Long time ago I bought a special speaker surround treatment liquid kit online from Japan, HiFido, it does not soften the surrounds straight away but I used them often like every few months I applied inside and out of the surrounds and the surrounds now are soft and operating great. DS-5000? Wow they are very beautiful speakers indeed, love the sound of Diatone speakers, they are kinda sweet at the top end. To my ears DS-3000s were sweeter then the Yamaha NS-2000s.. Again, this is to my ears, everyone ear and taste is different. some may not like the sound too sweet, then the Yamaha's are better. I only say this because I did actually hear and compared them both before I purchased the DS-3000 PS, I also own NS 1000M in beautiful piano black finish and I love them.
  4. Item: TECHMICS Pre (SU-C2000) & Power (SE-A5000) Amplifiers. Location: Terrigal or North Ryde Price: !$4800! REDUCED TO: $3950 FOR BOTH AMPS. Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Too big for my new house. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: These Technics Pre and Power amps, in short explanation these are Not for the feint hearted, simple. They are big, bulky and heavy, specially the power amp, as you can see in pics, the power amp has 3 transformers 2 massive ones and one in the middle. Pictures tells million words, these as you can see in pictures (inside) looks better and cleaner then other amps. They are in perfect working condition. Both amps have been serviced and cleaned and both works perfect, they appear to be not used much and I also didn't have the chance to use them much either due to renovating and moving to a new home, now they are too big for my new home therefore I have sadly decided to sell them. These Technics amplifiers are perfect match to my Diatone DS-3000 speakers which are also for sale here, however, these Technics amps also performed very well with my B&W 802 Diamond speakers as well. More about the Power amp. Class AA and voltage control amplifier Block diamond class AA Class AA and electric-current drive amplifier Block diamond class AA electric-current drive amplifier Block diamond Rating of a mode Form Stereo power amplifier Output power 240W+240W (4 ohms, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.002%) 200W+200W (6 ohms, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.001%) THD 0.0007% or less (20Hz - 20kHz-3dB, 8ohms) Output bandwidth 5Hz - 100kHz (cpo-3dB, 0.01%, 8ohms) Frequency characteristic 0.8Hz-150kHz+0 -3 dB 20Hz-20kHz+0dB-0.1dB S/N ratio (IHF66) 120dB Dumping factor 120 (8ohms) Input sensitivity/impedance 1.2V/47kohm Meter indication precision ±3dB (-40dB or more) ±5dB (less than -40dB) Power source AC100V, 50Hz/60Hz Power consumption 400W Dimensions Width 484x height 207x depth of 475mm Weight 34.0kg Technics SE-A5000 * Build-to-order article 300,000yen (around the 1990 time) The Pre amp has treble and bass controls which I love most, I know these days some of you may think there is no need for treble & bass controls but in my own opinion sometimes the room cannot fit perfectly with your audio gear even with acoustic sound traps on the walls and floors a little adjustment with treble or bass controls helps a lot to improve the sound without going too much trouble, if not then just leave them in the middle or just press the DIRECT button and you have a pure direct sound without tone controls. Simple. I can deliver these amps around Central Coast and Sydney if you are Not too far from north Ryde in Sydney or Terrigal in Central Coast. Simple. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  5. Item: DIATONE DS-3000 Hi End SPEAKERS Location: North Ryde or Terrigal Price: !$3800! REDUCED TO: $3500 Item Condition: Good Reason for selling: Upgraded to B&W 802 Diamonds. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: These speakers are fully serviced, all drivers are original and work perfect, surrounds are serviced and soft as they should be, cabinets are checked and are re sealed to last another 30 + years, crossover networks are huge and heavy, in pictures they look small, pictures not doing true justice, all crossover network tested carefully and in perfect condition, sealed speakers means better bass to some ears, I personally like sealed boxes better then ported, in my opinion I do not hear the unwanted airy bass that comes out of the port, however, this is just my own opinion to my ears, every ones taste and ears are different. if I had the room in my new house I would keep them for sure because these cost me well over $5000 and have different detailed sound to any speakers I have heard, many in my life, but unfortunately cannot keep to many speakers therefore I would like to see them go to a good home. You will Not find a better pair, most of these speakers at this age the surrounds are hardened and will be needing replacing if they are Not regularly serviced and the seals inside the box between the subwoofer and mid woofer they all leak at this age, they do need major servicing carefully need re sealing them, this prevents the air pressure from the big woofer interfering with the separately sealed mid woofer chamber and these speakers are fully serviced and re sealed perfectly, all done for you, you just need a good amplifier, if you do not have the right amplifier for these speakers then check out my Technics Pre & Power amps, a perfect match for these speakers which I also decided to sell because they are too big for my new house. I can deliver these speakers around Central Coast or to Sydney if you are Not too far from Terrigal in Central Coast or North Ryde in Sydney. Audition is welcome in TERRIGAL only. More info System 4 way 4 speaker acoustic air suspension system - Book shelf type Use unit For low-pitched sound: 32cm corn type For inside low-pitched sound: 16cm corn type For inside loud sounds: 5.0cm dome shape For loud sounds: 2.3cm dome shape Nominal impedance 6ohms Play frequency band 25Hz - 40000Hz Output sound pressure level 90dB/W/m Crossover frequency 350Hz, 1350Hz, 4500Hz The maximum input 180W(EIAJ) Dimensions Width 450x height 750x depth of 420mm Weight 52kg 260,000 Yen. Release date: 1984 Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  6. I have exact same pair (B&W 802 D2) speakers and all I can say is I couldn't be happier, I have owned and auditioned many hi end speakers more expensive then these and these were the winners.
  7. Hi all. Love modifying speakers.
  8. Welcome to Sydney, I am new here, I also live in a very small house and have collection of new and vintage Hi Fi gear and mix of quality speakers and I cannot think of downsizing even though I ran out of space long time ago, I just can't live without them lol, but I guess everyone's situation is different and I agree with Viognier, it is terrible to having to get rid of good gear because of lack of space.
  9. Speakers are very important, must chose carefully, also must match your amp too.
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