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  1. Spinnergeoff

    DIY audio: what are you building?

    It's 26mm Merbau benchtop, oiled. The box behind is plywood. This design needs little in the way of crossover, and if I do add a super (which Coral themselves are ok with - I have the brochure on the MHD-55) it will only need limiting to higher frequencies by a capacitor. So far none of the possible supers I've tried are convincing, pointing forwards or backwards. My designer friend may have something for me to try, but nothing is being added at this point. They sound very nice as they are.
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    DIY audio: what are you building?

    You may be right. The ears will be the final arbiter, and looks will count of course. I won't cut or wire anything in until it's a convincing sound & look. Currently trialling Linaeum ribbons which are also dipole-ish and run out to 30khz allegedly. But you're right about them already looking finished.
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    DIY audio: what are you building?

    Latest build: Coral Flat 10 with Coral MHD-55 tweeters. Contemplating adding a super-tweeter.
  4. sold subject to payment being done.
  5. Conductor and Orchestra? Various famous names and orchestras from the EMI stables, from some earlier song cycles (Fischer-Dieskau, Schwartzkopf) to the more recent like Rattle. Conductors of the symphonies include Giulini, Tennstedt, Barbirolli, Rattle, with others like Szell and Klemperer on song cycles with the above singers and Kathleen Ferrier with Bruno Walter. It's an EMI all-star cast.
  6. Spinnergeoff

    FS: Sonab OA-4Type 2 Speakers

    Good value retro speakers at this price - I have had various Sonabs over the years.
  7. Item: 16 CD box set complete works Gustav Mahler Location: Sydney Price: $40 Item Condition:excellent Reason for selling: NLR Payment Method: Bank deposit or cash on pickup Extra Info: has everything you need, all good artists. Postage: ask about that, varies depending where you are but shouldn't be much. Pickup Baulkham Hills 2153. Pictures:
  8. OK, here goes my final recommendation on this thread. These look good, apart from some tweeters pushed in - which should be fixable. Four Rega Jura speakers - 8" two ways, floor standing - were initially advertised at $400 the lot, no bids, now up for starting bid of $300, and I have confirmed that an offer of $300 would be accepted. Pickup only, Turramurra (Sydney, northern suburb) I have no room at my place, which already resembles a secondhand speaker shop. Check them out, see what you think. That's it from me, over and out. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Rega-Jura-Floorstanding-speakers-4-available-top-condition-80-cm-high-20cm-wide/153248751141?hash=item23ae565e25:g:zmoAAOSwSxRb2A0g:rk:7:pf:0
  9. Spinnergeoff

    FS: Yamaha NS10m Speakers

    Great midrange and all-round nice speaker, very solid cabinets, very sought after model in the marketplace. Even the drivers go for top dollar.
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    That's a nice big box set - I used to have a shop which dealt in s/h LP & new CD. The La Scala recordings that DG did back then were tops. None more so than the Kubelik set of Rigoletto. Get it whatever way you can, it is one of the very best opera recordings I have ever heard and owned, and Scotto, who sometimes gets mixed reviews, is in electrifying good form there. She was damn good in the above Traviata too with Votto conducting. Youthful, tonally exciting, vocally gymnastic. All of the DGG La Scala sets from that era had quality in every department. Singers, orchestra, conductors, and sound. There are two of Abbado's here as well. I have his complete opera recordings for DGG.
  11. Spinnergeoff

    SOLD: FS: Apple Ipad 3 wifi + Cellular + 64GB

    Winter returned item as I hadn't scrubbed it completely/properly, now has been fully done so available for resale.
  12. Spinnergeoff

    SOLD: FS: Yamaha Powered Speaker PDX-11 $35

    Yeah, no sweat. I'll have to find a box anyway - needs to be about 250x250x300mm. Looks like it could be about $14 via Couriers Please or $17 via Star Track to Melbourne. Sydney Metro area $12 via Aust Post.
  13. Spinnergeoff

    SOLD: FS: Yamaha Powered Speaker PDX-11 $35

    Will respond re postage asap.
  14. Item: Yamaha Cassette Deck KX-390 Location: Sydney Price: $50 plus postage if required Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Not being used and I have others Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Nice deck, working well, with Dolby B/C/MPX, Bias Adjust, Plat Trim, Auto Tape Tuning. Ask about postage or pickup; Baulkham Hills 2153. Pictures:
  15. Spinnergeoff

    SOLD: Relisted: Axis Voicebox S speakers

    One of the very best compact speakers around.