upgrade advice

  1. P

    speaker(s) upgrade from Qacoustics q7000i

    Hi all, I'd like to upgrade my qacoustics package but not sure where to start. I cant upgrade all the speakers in one go so I thought I'd start with the centre speaker. Will my audio sound unbalanced? My amp is a Sony STR-DN1080. Budget for the centre is around £200-300 and preferably good...
  2. czaszi

    Upgrade to Samsung Q800T or wait for 2021 model

    Hi, I currently own a LE40D550 Samsung and am considering an upgrade to 65 inch. I have the opportunity to go purchase slightly used Samsung Q800T (2020) 8K for approx. 1000 pounds. Alternatively, I can wait until 2021 models will be discounted and go for a 4K as the only reason I am...
  3. S

    50PUS7304 upgrade “path”?

    Hi! As title says I’m contemplating upgrading from my 50PUS7304, which doesn’t necessarily have any problems (well expect hdr performance) and was wondering if because of that it’s even worth it to cash out to probably a 55OLED806, while my main usage case is 70% YouTube, 25% gaming (ps5 and...
  4. darrenhaken

    Advice - upgrade my Sony STR-DN1080?

    I've recently upgraded my LCR speaker system to Dali Opticon 6 and Opticon Vokal MK2s. I also have a BK Sub and Tannoy Mercury rears. I'll be upgrading the rears to Dali Opticon On-Walls/Silver FX's soon. During the process, each person I spoke to recommended that I really need to think about...
  5. S

    Stereo upgrade suggestions

    Hi there, new member and fairly inexperienced hi-fi owner! I have the following setup: Kenwood KRF-V7010 KEF Q35 standing speakers Onkyo DX-C390 Regar Planar One I was wondering if anyone can recommend a better preowned receiver to look in to? I’m thinking the Kenwood might be overkill for my...
  6. Kier

    Looking for upgrade advice from Pioneer SC-LX87

    I'm currently running an SC-LX87 into my B&W 802D / B&W M1 (2nd gen) speakers and I'm very happy with it, but unfortunately Pioneer decided only to provide a firmware upgrade for the subsequent model (SC-LX88) to enable Atmos support. I could look for an SC-LX88 on the used market, as I believe...
  7. D

    Speaker upgrade (and placement) advice

    Hi all, Sorry quite a long post. I've recently purchased a house I've been long time renting and we are in the current stages of rewiring and renovating. I have a small living room (4.55m x 3.66m) that I use for my home cinema/music. Current setup is 5.1.4 consisting of: Polk Audio Monitor 70...
  8. ivankg123

    Finding the best affordable Technics SL TT?

    Finding the best affordable Technics SL TT? After a lot of research on the internet and some hours spent in searching TTs. I decided to go with Technics. There were quite a few new offers for record players for sale in my country, so I decided to post a thread here. I made a discussion few days...
  9. L

    Advice on System Upgrade

    I could certainly use some upgrade advice. My current system is below, I have included when I bought it and how much I paid as this has, rightly or wrongly, informed my thinking to date: Rega RP 1 turntable (with original cartridge) 2011, £229 NAD C370 amp 2001, £405 Pro-ject The Phono Box...
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    Question My Son asks for a Gaming Tower: Where do I start?

    So my Son asks me for a Gaming Tower for his 13th Birthday. He has had 6 years of XBox and laptop use, but now wants to switch so he can have a wider experience and perhaps set-up a camera and microphone. Cards on the table, I have no idea where to start. What's my budget, well I wouldn't want...
  11. U

    Question Nad 3020i with TDL Rtl3 speakers - should I upgrade

    I've got more time at home and can listen to music without kids. Currently using hard drive flac files via Topping E30 DAC into NAD 3020i out of TDL RTL3 floor standing speakers. It does sound good, but I've got an itch. I've have "permission" for £400 to improve my sound. Happy with new or used...
  12. Turaism

    Question Upgrade from Denon x1400 H for 5.1 clean sound setup

    First of all thank you all your support from now on. For a year I own a Denon X1400 H. It was an upgrade from Yamaha rx v367, which indeed caused a lot of hearable difference. I used MA Bronze BX 5 as a start and now changed to Quadral Signo Avantgarde 80 (4 to 8ohms working range) Audioquest...
  13. Princebeef

    Question Source/Streamer upgrade advice

    Advice on upgrade path request: Add a Qutest or replace streamer? Hi I'm looking to improve my source. I currently play all my music digitally in flac/wav 16/44 up to 24/192 over wifi: WXC-50 > Chord C-line RCA > Arcam A39 > Dali Rubicon 2 All my files are stored on MicroSD on my Galaxy...
  14. AndrewYeh

    Xbox Series X HD TV Upgrade Help. Stuck

    Hi I'd appreciate some help, I've looked so much I've gone round in circles and going mad. I have LG HD 43" led that needs upgrading. Don’t fancy risking screen burn with an OLED. It's a touch out of my comfort zone with that risk, at my budget. I'd like to unlock as much of the Xbox as...
  15. KKooki

    Upgrade question: In which order would you recommend? DAC/Speakers/Sub

    Hello All! I need some advice as to what I should be doing in what order. This year is the year of upgrading my system, it's nearly been about 15 or so years for me and usual gear stays with me for a long time. So lately I upgraded my record player to a Rega P3 and got a new amp (I went from a...
  16. A

    What to upgrade next in HiFi setup

    Hi guys, I've discovered the world of audio in the last year, this is my first post and am looking for suggestions for my next purchase /upgrade! I appreciate there is a lot of personal taste and subjectivity involved, and I definitely enjoy what I hear, but at my current level I hope there...
  17. S

    Multiroom Upgrade advice

    Hi, this is a first attempt at multiroom audio for me so bear with me. I have moved into a new house which has a fairly old 4 zone multiroom system (Living Room, Music Room, TV Room, Kitchen Zone with 2 outdoor speakers) run off a Russound A-H41 hub with keypads in the 4 zones. I think the...
  18. T

    F8000 upgrade replacement

    Hi, just looking for any suggestions to upgrade to a new model to replace my ue55f8000 TV.
  19. javt

    Question Advice on if I upgrade or not?

    Hi all, So I have been looking to do a full upgrade of my PC for a while, as I can’t get any better hardware due to being limited to DDR3 and a 1155 Socket. I have the opportunity to get a motherboard, CPU, RAM and a M.2 SSD however the specs compared to mine are somewhat similar so I was...
  20. M

    Rega Planar 3 Upgrades

    Hi there, Looking at some potential upgrades to my 2016 Planar 3 / Elys 2. Current setup: - Brio-R integrated amp Neo PSU White belt Had a look around various forums, and quite a few people suggesting cart and sub-platter upgrades can make a big difference. Lots of people saying the...
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