Richard Dane

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Joerand: mention of former members in passing is usually fine - it's a judgement call. A more involved discussion of former members is...
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Yes. I think these days it's best arranged through your Naim dealer who then obtains the required RMA for return to Naim's service dept.
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When using one of Naim's Classic pre-amps with system automation connected and activated on the streamer and app, it's basically just...
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Gavin, yes, the head unit also requires a service. Depending on the age there are also some upgrades that can be done (POTS8 board is...
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Pat, I realise that this is an option you really want, and that the delay is frustrating for you, however, I can't be more specific as...
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My Jack Russell, Louby lou, rather enjoyed this piece on BBC news; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/u...lay-harry-and-meghan
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Pat, last we heard from Phil at Naim was that it was scheduled for the last quarter of this year. In fact it was in your recent thread...
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OK, it looks like the way to print off a long thread is to go to the last reply and underneath you can set the page to show up to 200...
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Nicnaim, It's nice to see your Rotel RT-850L rubbing shoulders with such esteemed company. I still have my RT-850AL in the study system...
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Peter, it seems to me that if you right click on the page (double finger click for mac) then you get the option to print the page. The...
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Peter, I've never tried to do this so i thought I'd investigate. There's a Printer friendly format button, but it only seems to work on...
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I'm pretty sure that the NAP250DR would be be able to drive them, within its thermal limits, and provided the speakers cabling is...
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Well, everyone is entitled to their opinion as to what sounds best to them. There's a good deal of passion shown here, but let's keep it...
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Bob, when you ask whether the forum is becoming tired, have you asked instead whether you are becoming tired of the forum? Whatever the...
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Thing is, with a really exceptional turntable front end, what starts out as 60 LPs very quickly turns into a proper LP collection,...
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I've never come across such a thing, but then I don't use a Nova. Do you mean that the cover art freezes in the App or actually on the...
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Could members please be mindful of forum rules - specifically regarding cross-forum discussions. Thanks.
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The Core rips CDs, which are 16bit. If you wish to rip 24bit files (these are usually only found on DAD, DVD-A, or Blu-Ray discs), or...
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Re: Munich
This is a wonderful album. IIRC it was Olaf at Music Line who introduced it to me for the first time around 12 years ago and was kind...
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IIRC, I think the NAC282 has been reviewed in either Hifi World or Hifi News (or maybe both?). And I think the Stereoplay review is...
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Re: Hat!!
...except that, quite apart from the many other moral issues with that, it would be an infringement of trademark, so nobody will be...
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Re: Hat!!
Drop Naim a line via email. I don't know what their stock is like, maybe all gone, but that way you can find out for sure.
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Re: Munich
David, the V15 was certainly, at one time, considered the best cartridge around, but I would reckon that many more turntables were sold...
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Re: Munich
Yes, I posted on this on the Garrard and SME thread last week. It's certainly the end of an era, but the fact is that for many music...
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I tried and tried to get on with the Audiolab 8000a. It was nicely built, reliable as anything, and was always quiet, flexible, highly...
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I'm afraid that's something of an internet myth, propagated over and over again. Just one example to totally refute this: Rega get...
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Re: Munich
Chris, I doubt you'll get any definitive or meaningful answer to that. I would guess that it comes down to speakers being a very...
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Re: Munich
Like myself, the few people who have been lucky enough to hear the ND555 up until now, have agreed to keep their powder dry until it's...
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I see you were paying close attention James. Well done, I couldn't have explained any better myself.
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Re: Munich
Dagnabbit! If it wasn't for you pesky kids...
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Re: Munich
Eek! OK, I'm busted. In spite of its Goodmans connection, the NAM 402 may have been the first Naim product. My notes say it first...
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Re: Munich
Nice try Alba, and I like the sentiment, however... The NAM 502 was introduced in 1972, designed and built to IBA approval for broadcast...
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Sam, I have something like that but it's unfinished work in progress at the moment. So far I've done about as far as the start of the...
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Re: HDX
Which is where the Core makes things simple; Rip CDs via the Core (I go for WAV here - mainly because, some reckon it sounds slightly...
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Re: HDX
Max, AFAIK the Innuos units do not have s/pdif digital outputs. They use either USB or Ethernet. So if using one to serve a NAC-N272 you...
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Steve, be careful with Meet me in London comparisons. The 24/192 version was completely remixed from the multi-track masters, so not a...
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Peder, I've edited the title of your thread slightly to make it a bit less alarming, more relevant, and less irksome to some.
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Re: HDX
Max, I don't know for sure what's up Naim's sleeve but seeing the way things have been going, I think the new "HDX2" may well be a Core...
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I think the 850 and 860 are close enough for the latter to be a safe substitute for the former. AFAIK the main difference is that...
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You might be able to use a USB to s/pdif converter such as an Audiophileo, Mtech or Gustard. What provision does it have to support...
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Andy, the Supernait has a decent quality DAC on board with optical and coaxial s/pdif inputs. The DAC is capable of handling up to 24bit...
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