Long-gone, once-had or childhood system pics


#208

Yes. LOL :blush:


#209

https://goo.gl/images/GKRE9m

this was it, around 86/87. Had a record deck too and later a CD player. Gave out a lot of teenage kicks form the Pistols to the Doors to the Cure. Was in constant use evenigns and weekends. happy times.


#210

My first system centred on an amp built by a good friend of mine had one input and a volume control that was either at zero or max subsequently resolved by the addition of a nad preamp. Speakers were kits and source was a Phillips cd101. Sounded like bliss to my ears right up to the point when some toad pinched the whole lot.


#211

Put this in the long gone column …


#212

Some decent size speakers - but three of them?


#213

He was notoriously hard of hearing …


#214

I suspect he might have been a bit chesty too, smoking all those fags!


#215

My two places where music lived in the beginning…


#216

And some other sound objects…

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#217

That brings back memories, Graeme. I had a Haker (mono) in the late '60s and loved it! Thanks for posting.


#218

Everyone had such cool stuff back in the day. I’m afraid my journey has been through a pretty humdrum path

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My first music system - Philips FCD485 . It was 1989 and it had a CD player! I used to have a subscription with my local library to hire their CDs to try different music.

I eventually graduated, and with my first salary payment bought a Technics SE-CH404. It was a big jump for me in sound.

A few more salary payments and a few months of paying the mortgage on a flat…

I decided I wanted a proper HiFi. What HiFi? magazine consumed and off I went to my local HiFi dealer and home I came with my Arcam Alpha One CD player, Arcam Alpha 5+ Amp and Mission 751 book shelf loadspeakers.

WOW!

Ofcourse… inevitably an upgrade session called… Mission 752 Freedom speakers had just been launched… more salary payments and a promotion or two…

Then marriage, a move abroad… The Alpha 5 + volume pot started to scratch and pop. Time for an upgrade

Rega Mira 3 amp and Rega Planet 2000 CD player.

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Pro-Ject RPM6 SB

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But then

And then…

And then another 2 after him… It was all iPods and iTunes after that for quite some time… 15 years actually.


#219

I thought I would add one of my dads early systems that actually got me interested in separates hi fi.
I would eagerly wait for him and my mum to go out somewhere, so I could have a private listen :innocent:

Dual CS505 Turntable
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Nad 3020 to Nad 3020e

Kef Coda 3 Speakers

Then Later Rodgers LS4a
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#220

I had that system (with the Rodgers)! Sweet sounding I recall.

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