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    Playing lossless music on an old non-airplay Zeppelin

    Hi. We have a challenge based around two fixed points... 1) we like our lossless music for full-room sound and 2) we can't afford to replace our old B&W Zeppelin (which still sounds good, if not perfect to our ears). So.... my ipod won't play FLAC and 192 files and the Zeppelin only has...
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    Should I buy something better than Aiyima preamp/amp to go with my BW 606s2 anniversary speakers?

    I'm a new hifi guy so I read some reviews and bought the B&W 606 S2s and bought an Aiyima A08 amp and Aiyima T8 Preamp and then I plug my laptop into my Fiio M11 Plus LTD in Dac Mode and it sounds great. Is there something I'm missing here by not buying a more expensive amp? If you think so...
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    Question Upgrade from first hi-fi (B&W 684 / Marantz PM7200)

    Hi everyone, I have B&W 684 floorstanders and a Marantz PM7200 amp, playing a mix of Spotify and FLAC through a Yamaha WXC-50 streamer/DAC. This was my first ever hi-fi setup, assembled second hand for under £1000, and for many years it has served me well, but I'm looking to make the step up...
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    Arcam AVR 10+what front 3 speakers??

    Hi all, I posted earlier. I have a Arcam AVR 10 and a LG 65 GX. I am looking for a front 3 speakers. I am not in a position to try and get sound from the speakers. I am thinking of splurging and buying the KEF R2C. Its 850. And then the front R5'S or the the equivalent in the GX series. There...
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    Question Upgrading to an older B&W set

    I'm wondering if an upgrade that presented itself is worth it or not: I'm currently using a 5.1 home cinema setup, these are the JBL's Northridge series, specifically: 2x E80's floorstanding speakers 2x E20's as rear speakers 1x EC25 center speaker 1x EP150 subwoofer. These are paired up...
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    What DAC to use with Marants PM8006 and B&W 707 S2

    Hi there, I am fairly new at this, I have recently purchased a Marantz PM8006 and a pair of B&W 707 S2. I have testes both in separate occasions and really liked them. I know this is not the best, but the speakers are placed on my desk so they are roughly 20cm from the wall and I sit fairly...
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    B&W Setup for Home Cinema

    Hi, my current setup is: Emotiva XMC-2 plus XPA-5 Fronts - B&W 702 S2 Center - B&W HTM72 (I do not have place on shelf for HTM71) and currently looking for surround speakers to finsh setup. My room is about 40 m2 (I have attached room plan). I see two possbile choices for me based on my...
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    What to do!!

    Hi Folks I’m after some advice if I may please! My Av set up is a Sony str dn1040 with B&W 605 fronts and 603 tears with a HTM62 centre, Sounds great for my home cinema needs but as I’m now starting to get back into Vinyl I’ve been advised the the amp I have will not get the best results from...
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    Need an opinion on old vs. new speaker tech?

    Folks, At the moment I've got my B&W CDM1-NT's and Nautilus HTM2 centre speaker up for sale on eBay. We've got a much bigger room since the CDM's were bought (in early 2000's) and the they don't have enough bass, unless you really crank them up. I also find the CDM1-NT's a little too...
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    Advice for new B&W 606 speakers

    Last week I bought a set of B&W 606 speakers and connected them to my Sonos Amp amplifier. I am a bit in doubt about the best settings for the speakers and Amp. The speakers are about 10cm from the wall. Is it wise to keep the foam plugs in the bass output of the speakers? Do you have any tips...
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    Formation v Uniti

    Hi All I'm new to the quality hifi game and still have a lot to learn. I'm contemplating a Naim Uniti (Star, probably) and suitable speakers but now I'm wondering about the B&W Duo instead. I have a relatively small number of CDs but mostly stream via Spotify. My current gear is not worth...
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    Question What speaker series and product is this a part from?

    I need some help in identifying the make and model of this unorthodox empty speaker cast that I acquired many years ago at work. I used to work for a Refinish coatings company and this was sent as a sample to match for colour. It came in a B&W spare parts box and has the reference 6160-1 or...