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Here is mine.. Sansui AU-8500

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Right now it's gotta be Windows Server 2012 R2 (core).

Why, you ask?
I just 3 hours ago finally got JPlay mini to play on a stripped down (only 7 services) install, in hibernate mode too!


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My personal favorites, something more recent...

1- Mytek stereo 192-DSD Dac

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2- Burson Timekeeper (power amp)

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Fat PS3 because it can rip SACDs.
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post #6 of 16
My dad has used an old Pioneer SX-780 for as long as I can remember. Its really a nice looking machine and amazing sound. He would literally shake pictures off of the wall.
But it doesn't really have enough power for modern, super-low efficiency speakers...

So I dream of walking through a flea market one day and scoring a Pioneer SX-1980.

270 watts per channel into 8 ohms? And none of the crap marketing PMPO or well-into-clipping or the at-1-ohm ratings. That is 270 watts of true power. Would probably be rated at over 1000W in today's numbers.

<.03% THD when most modern amps are rated at 10%. Yes please!
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post #7 of 16
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Originally Posted by kevmatic View Post

My dad has used an old Pioneer SX-780 for as long as I can remember. Its really a nice looking machine and amazing sound. He would literally shake pictures off of the wall.
But it doesn't really have enough power for modern, super-low efficiency speakers...

So I dream of walking through a flea market one day and scoring a Pioneer SX-1980.

270 watts per channel into 8 ohms? And none of the crap marketing PMPO or well-into-clipping or the at-1-ohm ratings. That is 270 watts of true power. Would probably be rated at over 1000W in today's numbers.

<.03% THD when most modern amps are rated at 10%. Yes please!

I have had one of those in my house before, was a friends and he let me borrow it unfortunately one of the channels went out and he never got it fixed to my knowledge.

That being said my sansui will still deafen you easily and is only rated like this.

Effective output (both channel operation, 20Hz - 20kHz) : 60W+60W (8ohm)

Effective output (both channel operation) : 90W+90W (4 ohm, 1kHz)
64W+64W (8 ohm, 1kHz)
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post #8 of 16
my favorite hi-fi gear (I own right now) is my Onkyo M5030 /P3030 / T4087 and EQ35 stack someone basically gave me for $25


post #9 of 16
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bump there have to be more hi-fi heads here on ocn
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post #10 of 16
Well if you include speakers, I'd say it would be my Klispch Cornwall's by far.
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