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Re: upgrading

Post by Wenge1 » Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:16 pm

Coyote Jim wrote:
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:00 pm
Wenge1 wrote:
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:45 pm
Coyote Jim wrote:
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:27 pm
As this is an upgrade thread I do feel the itch maybe in the speakers dept. :shock:

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What speakers might be in the reckoning Jim ........... :smt020
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Hi Adam,
Been swithering for for a little while about something simpler with less electronics and connectivity complications and signal path interference.
Came to the conclusion we might go for little floorstanders the ones that fit the bill just now as far as simplicity and high quality crossovers and components seem to be made by Kudos.
Our living room isn't huge but being in a semi does mean that I can now get away with enthusiastic listening during the day and not miss out too much at quieter times late at night.
The ones I'm looking at are Kudos X3. 8) :smt023

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All the variations of Kudos speakers that I have heard at Peter's have all sounded to very good to my ears ....... :smt020
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Re: upgrading

Post by kota » Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:02 pm

I love Neat speakers. Work simply great with Linn/Naim systems. Peter must have a reason not to stock them but ten again I would love to compare them with the Kudos ones within the same price range which is just impossible where I live :evil:
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Re: upgrading

Post by ray davis » Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:42 pm

i havnt actually done anything since the big rebuild. got a few days off and intend to enjoy as much as possible.. I think their was a keel uniarm issue so that went on back burner. I did buy a supercap from Cymbiosis and wow what a game changer that was for the 202. If i have to do anything it will be cartridge. And my final jigsaw part is a 252 next year,

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Re: upgrading

Post by Coyote Jim » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:36 am

ray davis wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:42 pm
i havnt actually done anything since the big rebuild. got a few days off and intend to enjoy as much as possible.. I think their was a keel uniarm issue so that went on back burner. I did buy a supercap from Cymbiosis and wow what a game changer that was for the 202. If i have to do anything it will be cartridge. And my final jigsaw part is a 252 next year,

Ray.
I'm no naim expert by any means but if you're still using a Prefix have you thought about putting the Supercap on it instead of the Nac 202 preamp.
Just a suggestion passed on by someone much more clued up than me. 8) :smt023
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Re: upgrading

Post by Red Chris » Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:58 pm

Jim

Ray has a Urika now - but you make a very good point
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Re: upgrading

Post by Coyote Jim » Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:37 am

Chris,
Kudos to Ray for finding that special moment. :smt023
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Re: upgrading

Post by Red Chris » Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:29 pm

Coyote Jim wrote:
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Kudos to Ray
I suspect so, in due course .... but still SBLs at the moment :D :smt080
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Re: upgrading

Post by ray davis » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:21 pm

putting the Urika on the Radikal was a brilliant move. Supercap is now on the 202 and whoa what a difference that made. Yes still got the SBLS, but i am quite happy with them. The SBLS i reckon have a lot more to give me yet so at some point a 252 and better power amps. The Naim side of the system is trickling along slowly. As i got told get the source fully up together, its getting there slowly.

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Re: upgrading

Post by Mr Fixit » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:25 pm

ray davis wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:21 pm
putting the Urika on the Radikal was a brilliant move. Supercap is now on the 202 and whoa what a difference that made. Yes still got the SBLS, but i am quite happy with them. The SBLS i reckon have a lot more to give me yet so at some point a 252 and better power amps. The Naim side of the system is trickling along slowly. As i got told get the source fully up together, its getting there slowly.


:smt023 Yes and side-stepping the 282 is a good idea for sure.
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Re: upgrading

Post by ray davis » Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:40 pm

Mr Fixit wrote:
Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:25 pm
ray davis wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:21 pm
putting the Urika on the Radikal was a brilliant move. Supercap is now on the 202 and whoa what a difference that made. Yes still got the SBLS, but i am quite happy with them. The SBLS i reckon have a lot more to give me yet so at some point a 252 and better power amps. The Naim side of the system is trickling along slowly. As i got told get the source fully up together, its getting there slowly.


:smt023 Yes and side-stepping the 282 is a good idea for sure.


Exactly Peter i cannot see the point in me going for a 282 when i have a supercap to be fully used.

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