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    Upgrade Rotel RB1070 with CJ PF2L to Parasound A21 (old version)

    First post on here. I’m running a Rotel RB1070 and CJ PF2L (no phono stage) through Wharfedale Linton 85th and a PecanPi Dac in a pretty small room 12x11. To my ears it sounds pretty good, though I was wondering if it might be worth it to upgrade the Rotel to a Parasound A21 (non plus) or...
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    Integrated amplifier advice

    Hi all, after allot of lurking around I've decided to create an account. Mostly because I could use some insights on buying a new integrated amp. My current setup consist of the following: - Harman Kardon BDS, used as a pre amp for digital sources. - Sony ES integrated stereo amp, used as...
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    Amplifier decision time for Triangle Borea 08

    Hi everyone, Greetings from Berlin. I am a complete newbie and I am in the process of building my first HiFi system. I recently got a great deal on Triangle Borea 08 during the Black Friday and bought them. Though I have never heard them, from the reviews, they come across as dynamic and...
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    Rotel DT-6000 Review & Measurements (CD Player / DAC)

    Rotel DT-6000 Review & Measurements Hi folks, I am back for another review. Today's one is about the Rotel DT-6000 CD player and DAC. The latter is self-qualified by the company as a "DAC Transport", which sounds a bit unusual. It has been launched in 2022, as part of the Diamond Series...
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    Replacing a tired Marantz CD6000OSE

    Hello, my 21 year old Marantz cd player is starting to behave funny: some disks won't play, the tray door won't open half the time. I though that maybe it's time to look for a replacement. And that is where things got a bit complicated. First I thought of using a cheap DVD player as a...
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    Is my Rotel RC-1590 preamp THIS bad or am I measuring wrong?

    I have a Rotel RC-1590 preamp and have noticed that when it's not muted there is an audible hiss from my tweeters. This prompted me to hook up my QuantAsylum 402 analyzer and measure the SNR to see what was up. The spec on the Rotel web page lists the 'IHF "A" Weighted' SNR for digital inputs at...
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    Please help me choose

    Hello guys. I’m on a tight budget around 3000€-3500$ for an integrated amp. Last days I searched hours on this forum and YouTube and plenty others for different amps reviews. Somehow I started in mind with 1 model amp and ended up with even more models and more dilemmas. As for speaker i’m very...
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    SOLD!!!: Rotel RA-1572 (Mk I) integrated amp

    Selling a 3 years old Rotel RA-1572 (Mk I) in perfect condition. No scratches or any aesthetic defects. It has been used in a hifi rack with plenty of ventilation in a smoke-free household. Full data here: https://www.rotel.com/product/ra-1572 Cool feature: it has 2 mono sub outputs, which is...
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    Advice for an amplifier Rotel Hypex Purifi Classic?

    Hello beautiful people of Audio science once again i need some help to make a good decision for my future. let me clarify i know we don't compare equal things. but i want to see what is the best plan of action for the future of my setup. Soo keep that in mind. So after a long time of...
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    Amplifier/DAC for Heco Aurora 700 speakers

    Hello everyone! I'm building my first setup and recently bought Heco Aurora 700 speakers and thinking about amplifier/DAC stack. Audio source - PC. So here is my choices, what I'm able to find in my small (Estonia) market: Yamaha A-S701, No USB input, 650 Eur. Yamaha A-S801, USB, 840 Eur...
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    Help with DAC…

    Hi All, I am a newbie here and to the audiophile world as a whole, so would appreciate any help on the below….and please excuse me if the questions are too basic for all of you. I have a ROTEL A11 tribute AMP connected to BW CM5 speakers. Currently I am trying to find the best way to stream...
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    Rotel component identification question

    Hi all, I have a Rotel RA-12 integrated amp. I opened it to blow out the dust and noticed that 3 of the 4 pictured components on the riser card (marked with red dots) are looking a little cooked (brownish in color): What are these, and is the discoloration typical? Thank you! Updated with a...
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    Rotel RB-1080 Stereo Power Amplifier; RB1080 (1/0)

    Rotel RB-1080 Stereo Power Amplifier; RB1080 (1/0) On Ebay Price: $635.00 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rotel-RB-1080-Stereo-Power-Amplifier-RB1080-1-0/223581266431?
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