Posts Tagged: 1983

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

The Smiths – The Smiths

The passing of time often takes the edge off great albums, rendering them merely ‘good’ after a decade or so of weighing up their relative merits. Others seem to get better with age, going on to becoming iconic of their

The Smiths – The Smiths

The passing of time often takes the edge off great albums, rendering them merely ‘good’ after a decade or so of weighing up their relative merits. Others seem to get better with age, going on to becoming iconic of their

Naim NAIT

Until the Naim NAIT surfaced in 1983, integrated amplifiers had traditionally been regarded as something you bought before you could afford a ‘real’ preamplifier/power amplifier combination. The breed, it’s fair to say, wasn’t widely respected. The little Naim changed all this, because

Naim NAIT

Until the Naim NAIT surfaced in 1983, integrated amplifiers had traditionally been regarded as something you bought before you could afford a ‘real’ preamplifier/power amplifier combination. The breed, it’s fair to say, wasn’t widely respected. The little Naim changed all this, because

Goldmund Reference

Hi-fi’s pantheon is packed with products that aspire to be ‘the ultimate’, and turntables are a particularly hotly contested area. Some swear blind that Linn’s LP12 is the best deck ever made, others say it’s a Garrard, Roksan, Oxford Acoustics,

Goldmund Reference

Hi-fi’s pantheon is packed with products that aspire to be ‘the ultimate’, and turntables are a particularly hotly contested area. Some swear blind that Linn’s LP12 is the best deck ever made, others say it’s a Garrard, Roksan, Oxford Acoustics,

Audiolab 8000A

It all started in a Cambridge bedroom – Audiolab, that is. Alongside Derek Scotland, Philip Swift quit his ‘day job’ as a director of Lentek Audio to start a company that was to have a major impact on the hi-fi

Audiolab 8000A

It all started in a Cambridge bedroom – Audiolab, that is. Alongside Derek Scotland, Philip Swift quit his ‘day job’ as a director of Lentek Audio to start a company that was to have a major impact on the hi-fi

Myst tma3

“We were trying to achieve an amplifier that was properly made”, says Michael Maloney. “At the end of the nineteen seventies when we came into being, the quality of the components was pretty poor. They were still using old carbon

Myst tma3

“We were trying to achieve an amplifier that was properly made”, says Michael Maloney. “At the end of the nineteen seventies when we came into being, the quality of the components was pretty poor. They were still using old carbon