Category Archives: tuners

Sony ST-J60

The radical new 1978 range of Sony tuners was topped by the ST-J55 (£200), ST-J60 (£295) and flagship ST-J75 (£375). Stylistically these were a radical departure for the Japanese consumer electronics giant, with slimline proportions that were a marked contrast

Sony ST-J60

The radical new 1978 range of Sony tuners was topped by the ST-J55 (£200), ST-J60 (£295) and flagship ST-J75 (£375). Stylistically these were a radical departure for the Japanese consumer electronics giant, with slimline proportions that were a marked contrast

Sony ST-S770ES

Back in 1991 Sony Corporation was Japan’s best-known purveyor of premium priced electronics – from Trinitron televisions and MiniDisc recorders to portable video cameras and CD players. Basically, if you wanted a ‘good’ TV or hi-fi, you could save yourself

Sony ST-S770ES

Back in 1991 Sony Corporation was Japan’s best-known purveyor of premium priced electronics – from Trinitron televisions and MiniDisc recorders to portable video cameras and CD players. Basically, if you wanted a ‘good’ TV or hi-fi, you could save yourself

Denon TU-260

The great pantheon of hi-fi is full of iconic, highly celebrated products about which reviewers wax lyrical – Linn LP12, Technics SL-1200, Naim NAP250, NAD 3020, Quad ESL-57, Celestion SL6, etc. – but what about the forgotten, fallen heroes? Denon’s

Denon TU-260

The great pantheon of hi-fi is full of iconic, highly celebrated products about which reviewers wax lyrical – Linn LP12, Technics SL-1200, Naim NAP250, NAD 3020, Quad ESL-57, Celestion SL6, etc. – but what about the forgotten, fallen heroes? Denon’s

Creek CAS3140

“I have had a genetic interest in radio, since my father got into consumer electronics when he was a boy, and then joined the RAF as a wireless operator during World War 2,” Mike Creek tells me. “I made my

Creek CAS3140

“I have had a genetic interest in radio, since my father got into consumer electronics when he was a boy, and then joined the RAF as a wireless operator during World War 2,” Mike Creek tells me. “I made my

Pioneer TX-9500 II

There was a short period in the history of hi-fi when many people considered this tuner to be the best in the world. It wasn’t a universal view, but along with the Yamaha CT-7000 of a few years before, this

Pioneer TX-9500 II

There was a short period in the history of hi-fi when many people considered this tuner to be the best in the world. It wasn’t a universal view, but along with the Yamaha CT-7000 of a few years before, this

Aiwa AT-9700

Tuners are rarely objects of desire. Even the best examples of the breed struggle to arouse passions like, say, high end turntables or monster open reels. But Aiwa’s AT-9700 was different – ultra modern in the nineteen seventies sense of

Aiwa AT-9700

Tuners are rarely objects of desire. Even the best examples of the breed struggle to arouse passions like, say, high end turntables or monster open reels. But Aiwa’s AT-9700 was different – ultra modern in the nineteen seventies sense of

Naim NAT 01/NA PST

If you’re ever unclear about Naim Audio’s philosophy, then look no further than this. Within the small (86x206x300mm) case of the NAT 01 are the purest fragments of the company’s DNA. Purposed for the highest fidelity reproduction of FM radio broadcasts,

Naim NAT 01/NA PST

If you’re ever unclear about Naim Audio’s philosophy, then look no further than this. Within the small (86x206x300mm) case of the NAT 01 are the purest fragments of the company’s DNA. Purposed for the highest fidelity reproduction of FM radio broadcasts,