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  1. Item: Infinity RS4000 Speakers, black, 8" three way, with Emit K tweeter Location: Sydney - Hills District Price: $175 Item Condition: very good, see photos Reason for selling: too many speakers Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, Direct Debit Extra Info: These are quite heavily built cabinets and host an 8” three-way design with EMIT K ribbon tweeters, hence the extended upper frequency range to bat levels, 45kHz. The sound is clear and spacious, the bass tight and down to 45Hz. Recommended power covers a wide range from 25-125 watts, and at 89dB efficiency you have a fair bit of leeway. I'd tend towards the upper third of that range. Nominal Impedance: 6 ohms Power Recommended: 25-125 watts RMS Sensitivity: 89dB @ 1 watt, 1 meter Crossover Frequencies: 800Hz and 3,500Hz Frequency Response: 45Hz-45kHz +/-3dB Dimensions: 57cm(H) x 31.75cm(W) x 26cm(D) There’s a tone adjustment on the back to fine tune for room acoustics. According to the included manual there’s a protection circuit for the tweeters. Probably get best sound when used with short stands (maybe 250-300mm) but they can be floor standing and still work well. Update: I have an old pair of metal stands about the right height that can be added for $25 the pair - no time to photo at the moment. Freight: ask me about this. No boxes at the moment. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  2. Item: Richter Wizard IV speakers Location: sydney Price: $675 Item Condition: excellent Reason for selling: not needed Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Selling my richter wizard pair . series 4 these have the beautiful ribbon tweeter matched with a very nice open midrange driver. plenty of bass and are very efficient speakers to drive. They present in really great condition with no marks and they have been sparingly used. Solid curved cabinet design leaves minimum room for unwanted resonances. Not too heavy at 25 kgs each but yet very well built deisgn. RRP was $1800 i believe. Pickup preffered but can post with extremely well packaging if needed for a very resonable price. thanks for looking☺ Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  3. The best floor stander money can buy! Quite Possibily… Monitor Audio Platinum PL300 Floor Standing Speakers (UK) Tech Spec Frequency Response: 28 Hz - 100 KHz Sensitivity (1W@1M): 90 dB Nominal Impedance: 4 Ohms Maximum S.P.L (Per pair in room): 118.6 dBA Power Handling (RMS): 300 W Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS): 100 - 300 W Bass Alignment: Twin Ported HiVe II Technology Sealed Mid-range TLE Mid / H.F Crossover Frequency: 4000 Hz Bass Low Pass Crossover Frequency: 550 Hz Driver Unit Complement: 2 x 8" long throw RDT bass drivers 1 x 4" RDT mid-range driver 1 x C-CAM high frequency ribbon transducer External Dimensions - Including Fixed Plinth & Feet (H x W x D): 1113 x 410 x 470 mm (43 13/16 x 16 1/8 x 18 1/2) Weight (each) including Plinth: 43.8Kg (96.4lbs) See more at: http://www.monitoraudio.co.uk/products/platinum/pl300/#/specification Special Mentions: Ribbon Tweeter – “Monitor Audio's proprietary ribbon tweeter design uses an ultra-thin sandwich of C-CAM alloy suspended in a powerful transverse magnetic field of high energy NeFeB rare earth magnets. The ribbon serves as both voice coil and radiating diaphragm, with every part of the ribbon driven directly and simultaneously without energy storage. Having a mass of just 18mg, its diaphragm is able to start and stop in an instant, producing a transient response capable of defining the leading edge and natural harmonic resonance of complex musical sounds. Specified to reach ultra-high frequencies up to an elusive 100 kHz, Platinum’s magical ribbon tweeter will reproduce with ease every last nuance and detail from vinyl, CD, DVD-A and SACD, together with the wider bandwidth of Blu-ray.†RDT C-CAM “RDT is a unique technology developed specifically by Monitor Audio's engineers for the Platinum series of loudspeakers*. Designed to reduce mass and increase cone stiffness, RDT applies ultra-thin skins of C-CAM to a core of honeycomb Nomex®** material, creating a structure which is extremely light but incredibly rigid. At only 40 microns thick, the C-CAM skins are half the thickness of a human hair, yet when bonded to the Nomex core they form an RDT cone, which is 150 times more rigid than a single layer of 200 micron C-CAM alloy, but has a fraction of the overall mass. These properties allow the cone to operate as a lightning-fast piston for a clearer more natural sound. The RDT cone's concave geometry has been refined by FEA analysis to provide a smooth frequency response and to eradicate break-up. “ See more at: http://www.monitoraudio.co.uk/products/platinum/pl300/#/technology Background Obsession can sometimes be destructive. A Buddhist may say the search for perfection equals suffering, and life is full of suffering as it equates to humanities preoccupation with material needs and wants. However, sometimes obsession can be a good thing. For without obsession, we would never have products like the PL300’s. Over five years I had a mission, to explore strange new speakers, to seek out new tweeters and drivers, and to boldly audition like no one has auditioned before. The mission took me to some serious testing sessions, some of which are now vague memories. Some others included an array of speakers from a host of manufactures including but not limited to following– B&W, Sonus Faber, Klipsch Palladium, Klipsch THX series, M&K, Monitor Audio, SGR, PMC, Linn, Dynaudio, Quad, Martin Logan, Krix, etc. etc. Now all the speakers above were good, some were great. But dollar for dollar, pound for pound (and in my humble subjective opinion) the PL300’s are probably the best floor standers that you can buy for the money. A friend of mine said, “Buy in haste and repent at leisure.†He’s not wrong. I took his advice and auditioned the hell out of all manner of speakers/amps before I bought the PL300’s, even taking the baby ones home to play with. The local dealer was extremely patient, and understanding, and let me listen on numerous occasions. I was going to buy the full gambit of speakers of another model, but persevered and bought the PL300’s instead. Here is why… Sound Having spent 2 years with the PL 300’s it’s been a very enjoyable and sublime relationship. I have the speakers bi-amped with a NAD M25 amplifier. This gives a real and resounding 160 watts per channel designed in a mono block fashion. The NAD power-drive system means the power is doubled in those need to moments. The NAD has bags of authority and plenty of grip over the PL300’s. Like a giant hand clutching your nether regions they control every nuance squeezing as and when required, controlling speed, bass and high-end frequencies with pin point precision. The sound is typical NAD, a little dark and warm, which I enjoy. Having a sensitivity of 90DB the PL300’s are very efficient and easy to drive. Listening to an eclectic catalogue of music in various formats, the Platinums bring out instruments in a three dimensional soundstage, revealing obvious differences and nuances that have not been heard before. The ribbon tweeter throws these variances with outstanding accuracy, never bright, never overbearing, but with pinpoint detail that envelops the listener. Clarinets, strings, flutes, cymbals, synthesizers, in fact any percussion ensemble resonates with tonality I rarely find in other speakers. The frequency response of the bass is deep, sub territory, but never overblown or emphasised. It is fast, accurate and powerful. The duel 8-inch long throw RDT bass drivers perform exceptionally well in two-channel stereo and in any movie surround format, Dolby Digital, DTS etc. that you can throw at them. You may never want to listen to a bookshelf speaker again. Midrange musicality is produced with a 4" RDT driver, balanced and mature, and is perfectly sandwiched between the bass and tweeter, never giving ground to either. This is a perfectly balanced full range speaker. Linn Records – Linn Selektions – (SACD) – Salvator Mundi – Voices sing out in cathedral like harmonics. The Platinums disappear completely leaving you suspended in the beautiful 40-voice Latin choir. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (great soundtrack!) - Space Oddity – David Bowie Feat. Kristen Wiig (Mitty Mix) (CD) – An excellent mix of the song with the Platinums showing precision imaging of vocals that transcend the drivers. Pink Floyd (the Best Of) (DTS Master) – the recoding is smooth warm and velvet rich with a topping of fine detail. Imaging of instruments, vocals and sound effects is precise and the music fills the room. Dire Straits – So Far Away CD - The synthesised beginning of this song resonates and slowly fills the room deeper, wider and taller. Likewise the atmospherics in Brothers in Arms is bought out in impressive fashion. Angelique Kidjo CD – Voodoo Child from the album Oremi – is stunning. Little whispers are abounding, and you you hear them like never before. Bass is resoundingly powerful deep and fast. Elbow - live (DTS) recording is detailed with an abundance of precisely imaged vocals, the soundstage –wide, deep and detailed. A selection of High-Res Audio tracks in 24 bit 192 consisting of Jazz, classical and pop. The timbre of drums and vibration of strings is lovely – but what is also remarkably impressive is the ambience of the sound – the presence of music that surrounds the listener. This is quite particular in tracks such as synthesised music, strings and film sound tracks. Sometimes it’s a hair standing ovation, especially on the back of your head. The extra bit depth to some of the music recordings and mastering was clearly articulated by the Platinum’s range and scope of playback. There is no doubt the Platinums are grand wizards of two channel. Imaging and soundstage are definitely its forte. Vocals are clear and give a fine sense of live presentation and clarity. This works with any kind of music from classical and jazz to hip-hop and dance. I recently had the opportunity to try the system out with a Chord QBD76 HDSD. A brilliant piece of kit and to date one of the best DACs I have heard. The detail, bass, presence and scale of the Platinums was outstanding. I’ve never heard them sound so good, or realised that a CD or equivalent computer file could contain such an amount of information, or sound so incredible. Movies – every film played showed that the Platinums were clearly at home creating turmoil and uproar when needed, with subtlety in equal measures. The atmospherics in The Conjuring sound track added and extra layer of fear. Lord of The Rings – Fellowship, where Sauron gets his ring sliced off (literally J) – the resounding deep bass response was beautiful, as if there was a sub present. In fact I had to double check that the visiting Sub (REL 528) was switched off, which it was. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – beautifully directed by Ben Stiller has a great soundtrack, which is equally presented by the PL300’s. TV – Hannibal, the sound engineering in this show is excellent, from the opening title sequence and throughout with incidental music. The PL’s perform exceptionally well, conveying every emotion. The title sequences to Game of Thrones, Vikings, and Dexter are other great examples where the Platinums shine. It’s not just in the big stakes where the drivers can slam and dunk. The subtle noises are important, whether it’s the intake of breath, a pen scrawling on paper, the distant sound of rain, a creak in a floorboard, the PL300’s perform exceptionally well, articulating what the sound engineers want you to hear. Listening for over 10 hours hindered zero ear fatigue. With any partnering equipment there needs to be a degree of synergy. Not all components will work together in harmony, and personal tastes vary considerably. Therefore cable changes, and more importantly the amplifier and speaker combination must be right for the individual listener. I find the whole Platinum range neutral in transparency which is excellent for tuning a system for greater flexibility. This is nice as they can be modified to suit personal tastes. As I said earlier, I love a slightly warmer sound and paired up with the NAD, the Platinums emulate this resoundingly. The build quality of the units is exceptional and far superior to speakers costing the same if not two or three times the price. Money has been no object in their presentation and construction. Even the metal grills are substantial and attach by strong magnets, providing a useful protective layer for the drivers. The acoustic plinth and machined aluminium spikes hold the speakers well, and isolate resonance effectively. Looks are extremely personal and probably for me the least important factor. Having said that the speakers look exquisite, especially in Ebony real wood veneer with added leather to boot. Matched with commensurate equipment the Monitor Audio Paltinums are one of the best floor standing speakers for two channel music and movies you can own. This ambidextrous duality is rare and exceptional. In summary massive detail, powerful bass, 3D soundstage with the ability to bring out everything on your chosen format with bags of transparency. They have the ability to fill a room with music, fully immersing and losing you in the experience of musical bliss. If you’re in the market for something quite special or thinking about an upgrade, put the Platinum PL300 on the top of your consideration list. For the money, you will be struggling to find something superior or even close. What’s your best amp/speaker combination? PS The actual measurements on the website are for the plinth, the speaker is smaller:
  4. Item: speakers (Mordaunt?) Location: S.E.Subs Melbourne Price: $500 Item Condition:good Reason for selling:abandoned project,too big Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, COD Only Extra Info:please check my post https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/235232-checking-for-interest-on-speakers-with-kelly-compone Pictures:
  5. <strong class='bbc'>Item: RAAL 70-10D Amorphous Core<br /> Location: </strong>Sydney<br /> <strong class='bbc'>Price: </strong>$850 incl. shipping <br /> <strong class='bbc'>Item Condition: </strong>Brand New in the BOX.<br /> <strong class='bbc'>Reason for Selling: Change of direction</strong><br /> <strong class='bbc'>Payment Method: </strong>COD or bank transfer<br /> <strong class='bbc'>Extra Info: S/N # 626 AM and 627 AM;</strong><br /> <br /> <strong class='bbc'>RAAL </strong>great reputation as one of the best tweeter in the world (prob best ribbon). Suitable 2.8khz up, with reference crossover from RAAL. 70-10dAM.pdf
  6. Item: RAAL 70-10D Amorphous Core Location: Sydney Price: $950 incl. shipping Item Condition: Brand New in the BOX. Reason for Selling: Change of direction Payment Method: COD or bank transfer Extra Info: S/N # 626 AM and 627 AM; Best tweeter above 2.8khz FEATURES: - Special FLATFOIL® pure Aluminium ribbon - Special SYMMLEAD® low inductance signal path - Special EQUAFIELD® NdFeB magnetic structure - Special “non-wave-guide†INOX front plate - Super-fast settling time - Flat frequency response - Low nonlinear distortion - High signal power handling - Highest reliability SPECIFICATIONS: - Ribbon material: aluminium - Ribbon dimensions: ( 70 x 9.5 x 0.004 ) mm - Ribbon mass: 0.0075 g - Ribbon area: 6.65 cm sq. - Gap induction ( mean value over gap width): 0.62 T - Frequency response: 2 kHz ~ 100 kHz - Sensitivity: 92 dB / 1 m / 2.83 V - Impedance: 8 Ohm - Program power handling: 150 W* - *Recommended crossover: 4th order L-R @ 2800 Hz raal_70-10.pdf
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