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Aesthetics

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What do you like the look of ?

Most things made out of wood for me. I really like these, my favourite looking amplifier.

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I’m a sucker for musical fidelity equipment
Love the x series stuff
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karatestu (Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:59 pm)
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I like the looks of the Leben gear.

Also Tokyo Sound Valve

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I've said before, if money was no object I'd probably have an aircraft hanger-sized space full of vintage Japanese hi-fi, purely for the aesthetics.

Stuff like this...

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And I've always lusted after a combo like this. I'm a sucker for knobs and needles.

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or even...

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Over engineering and crafrsmanship. This photo doesn't do justice to the size. They have 18" woofers.
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I also love the aesthetics of the Klipsch Belle also. There are horn upgrades from VTrack or Volta for the speakers, but the cabinets are timeless in their looks.

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I loved the clean look of the Nytech CA252 when I had one:

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Lindsayt wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:14 pm Image

Over engineering and crafrsmanship. This photo doesn't do justice to the size. They have 18" woofers.
Well I don't know how this is going to turn out or what I am going to use it with. But I just paid for this

https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details ... dium=email

The price was real reasonable, although I need to supply a head shell and tone arm cable. I have two LP Gear Zupreme head shells so that is no problem.

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I have this cartridge planned for it. Its an Ikeda 9 Kawami. The only direct scanning moving coil I am aware of.

https://conchan1.files.wordpress.com/20 ... peg?w=1024

https://conchan1.files.wordpress.com/20 ... jpg?w=1024

I have no idea what table its going on yet. Or what the plinth for it will look like. But I am willing to save money and bide my time, as the Well Tempered Reference and the Sota Cosmos can keep me busy for quite awhile.

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slinger wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:17 pm I've said before, if money was no object I'd probably have an aircraft hanger-sized space full of vintage Japanese hi-fi, purely for the aesthetics.

Stuff like this...

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And I've always lusted after a combo like this. I'm a sucker for knobs and needles.

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or even...

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I am sure you wouldn't like the aesthetics of my Quad 707 then!

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This is my eye candy (I have the 2015 rather than the 2010 but they are near identical)...

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