Tuner recommendation.

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Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by kimangelis » Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:22 pm

Hello all.

I'm looking for a quite reasonable tuner. Bid for a Rega unit recently and got bounced by the bidding software. I've had a Quad FM4 unit and although it's reputation is good, it simply wasn't sensitive enough for my signal. I'm about 20miles from the main (Ashkirk) transmitter and there's half a mountain range in-between, so the reception isn't great even with my roof-top aerial.

Also considering a good DAB tuner such as the Cymbol Electronics CDAB-1. My Roberts Stream 83i pulls ina reasonable signal. Any thoughts anyone? PLus of course if any of you have anything half-decent lying around.....
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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Sep 09, 2017 4:26 pm

I have a old Sony you can have for free as long as you pay P&P. The one with the circular dial on this page https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/99642210484669024/

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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by kimangelis » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:01 pm

Looks interesting... does the flywheel hamster have a particular diet or will corn suffice?
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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:03 pm

Just needs some wireless signal and a bit of lecky.

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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by kimangelis » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:12 pm

That's perfectly fine Richard. Shall I arrange to have it collected (DHL) or do you prefer a one-off payment for PandP by PayPal gift?

Regards, Derek
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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by kimangelis » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:19 pm

Additionally Richard... ever thought of making an NVA FM/DAB tuner?
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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:23 pm

NO

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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by zebbo » Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:41 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:31 am

Collect is fine.

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Re: Tuner recommendation.

Unread post by terrybooth » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:35 am

When I first got into hifi, I put an FM antenna on the top of my parents house with an aerial rotator (please no one but me). It worked but I guess you might need a bit of a tall mast!
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