Forum discussion tagged with newbie.
  1. LeeBean

    Question First time DAC buyer

    I'm fairly new to the world of HiFi and therefore haven't luckily developed all that high standards yet. Been using the headphone out on my 2015 Dell Precision for quite some time for streaming Tidal quality level music through my powered bookshelf speakers and desperately want to upgrade to an...
  2. MrNatural

    Updating Setup: Newbie Question

    I plan to upgrade my elderly setup, and wonder whether I should start by replacing the receiver or the speakers. All this is going to happen at an absolutely minimal budget, so I'll do it one step at a time. I have a Rotel RX-830 receiver and Celestion DL4 speakers. I bought these back in 1985...
  3. C

    Denon PMA-800NE vs Denon PMA-600NE

    Hi Folks. I'm new to this site and lacking in knowledge, but keen to get up to speed and am spending an inordinate amount of time reading reviews and articles. I have purchased a Denon PMA-600NE on backorder. I'm itching to receive delivery. No date as yet... it's been a couple of weeks...
  4. B

    Total newbie - Been looking/researching, but not listening - B&W DM302 speakers and Denon PMA-225 UK Amp??

    Newbie here. So I've started getting in to my music again just as lockdown happens. I have a garage full of old CDs (very eclectic - but like my dance mixes of the mid 90s) , but had nothing to play them on - aside from a crappy PC and attached speakers. And in the current situation I'm facing a...