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  1. vectra1

    New system suggestions please.

    advice needed. I sold my old hifi this week and am in the process of purchasing something new. I guess the best bet is my starting point. What I have now is my surround system. Denon 2600 Panasonic UB820 ~ 4k player Lenovo thinkbook 15 G2 laptop ( to stream from ) Iphone 11 plus for Deezer &...
  2. A

    New system?

    I've been reading threads for a while and there are some incredibly knowledgeable and helpful people so hoping you can collectively steer me in the right direction I have a 2004 Cambridge audio 540a in the living room connected to the virgin box\tv and a pair of Tannoy revolution dc4 speakers...
  3. M

    Advice on my new system & streaming

    Hopefully this will be the last bit of advice i will need. I have Dali Oberon 5 floorstanders and will have tomorrow a musical fidelity M2Si amp and also a nad PP4 phono stage. I want this to sound the best it can given my room constraints. The speakers are 18 inches from the rear wall (Dalis...
  4. Wilfko66

    Help with new system. (HQ streaming requirement).

    Hi guys, I'd really appreciate some advice. I have just purchased a pair of Fyne F303 and a Cambridge Audio AXR100 to upgrade my TVs audio (currently have a Sony 5.1 surround unit). Let me know if you thinks there's better components I should have bought? Is the Reciever a bit ott powerwise? I...
  5. C

    New system spec and many questions

    Hi I have bought a new TV recently and to get the audio better I thought I would keep thing simple and just get a sonos beam. I was hoping for something that played music well too, but to be honest it does not get anywhere near what I would like for playing music. I either play flac files from...
  6. J

    Upgrades or new system

    Hi folks, Would appreciate your thoughts on whether to have single upgrades or just go for a whole new system entirely. My current system is: i7 6700k Skylake 16gb ram Asus Z170M-plus GTX 1080 250GB SSD 1TB HD The case is a BitFenix Prodigy Micro ATX. I;m looking to upgrade to: Asus TUF...
  7. PAR

    Answered How to use an old amplifier in new system

    Hello all. Just want to say thanks to everyone who helped me w/ the setup in my new home. Everything rocks! I'm not exactly sure how to adequately explain what I'm trying to accomplish in this thread so please bare with me. So, here's my question. I have a Yamaha RX-A3070 powering my Home...
  8. B

    Help with a new system

    Hopefully someone on here can help me with a surround sound system. Ideally one that is future proof and incorporates Dolby’s Atmos. If I start with the challenges, the room is 12ft x 12ft with a ceiling height of 8.5ft. The TV is set in an alcove between the chimney breast and the outside wall...
  9. M

    Question Switch to Hi-Fi from a DJ setup - New system advice

    New to the forum and the Hi-Fi world so thought I get some advice from the experts:) So far I have been playing my record collection on two Technics 1210s that go to a pair of active studio monitors via a DJ mixer. I know listening on studio monitors isn't ideal hence the decision to finally...
  10. T

    New system help please

    I have a limited amount of money to spend on a new audio system. I have been doing my homework and require the following; Turntable CD player, possibly SACD Streaming device with MQA capability for a Tidal (and others) subscription 150 Watts or so stereo amplifier Floor standing loudspeakers...
  11. LieutenantDan

    Question New to the home cinema world. Advice.

    Hello all, I'm a first timer around here. I recently moved to a new place and I am looking to get my foot through the door in the home cinema world with some entry level gear. My budget is £600 and I was hoping to get a 5.1 system, however when I was researching a lot of people suggested that...
  12. J

    New system

    Having suffered a devastating flood which trashed everything 6 months ago, I'm now in a position to start building my home AV system. I would appreciate your comments and advice on the following from those of you with far more experience than myself. Media Server - Intel i7 NUC, windows 10 with...
  13. P

    Question How do I set up my new system?

    Hi all, Many thanks for the recommendations of what Amp and Speakers to buy in my £500 budget. I now have them, in a box, ready to be set up (I had a massive flood in the meantime, so I had to stop everything and deal with that - entire kitchen floor has been up - thankfully the tiler is...
  14. PSS65

    New System - Advice

    Hi; I am a newbie to the forum and would love to get the advice of you pro's! I am buying a new system; a bit of background: - Content stored on a Synology NAS - Most content is 320KBPs MP3 (sorry if this is a sin!) - I need to be able to stream content - Occasionally, the speakers may drive...
  15. G

    New system up to £2000

    Following from my previous thread around the Marantz 611, I've been away and had a rethink, as well as done quite a bit of research and decided to increase my budget. Firstly some history: Recently signed up to Spotify and reignited my love for music. That, combined with a switch to...
  16. L

    Bought new system. Shop has stored boxes in damp environment.

    Hello, This is my first post, so greetings to everyone. I'm here to seek your thoughts on a bit of a strange situation I've found myself in. Today, I took the plunge and bought my first serious hifi separates system (speakers, turntable, CD player, amp). It was brand new, from a reputable and...
  17. P

    Question Looking for a new system similar to the following one

    Long story, but I'm no longer going to be living in the same house as my beloved hi-fi that has served me well over the last 9 years...as it's done me so well, I'd like to get a new equivalent if possible. I'll be playing a mixture of vinyl and CDs, but will likely also link it to my PC at...
  18. N

    Question Setting up a new system

    Context Within the next few days, our new router/modem (BT Smart Hub) will be connected to the master phone socket in our small, single level London apartment. Our TV, Apple TV and sound system (a simple Orbitsound soundbar) will be located in the same room but at a distance of about seven...
  19. R

    Question Help on a new system

    Hi All, I am looking at getting a new hi fi system/amp and was hoping that you could provide a little bit of advice. I have gone into a few shops but they are obviously interested in selling me the most expensive option. As a bit of background I currently own a Project Debut Carbon turntable...
  20. D

    New system help

    A week ago I was burgled and they took my Sony Str-dn840 and Boston acoustics speakers (x3 left two and the sub) and took the Blu-ray player. Insurance are paying out but i don't know what to get instead. I'm thinking Denon AVRX3300w with Q Acoustics 7000i and a Sony UHP1 Blu-ray. Will be...
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