User Details - Dumfy

  Mark Gould
  Always loved HiFi and music, and also into home cinema (theater)
  Living and working in Wales UK.
  Linn Axis turntable with Ortofon MC15 Cartridge.

Currently in the market to upgrade speakers, amp and CD player

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Latest Posts

Newbie Questions
October 9, 2008
I mostly listen to pop/rock myself, so I guess like most opinions within HiFi, it's subjective and personal taste. From looking at the titles list here, there is a good selection of pop/rock SACDs available, though maybe not as extensive as classical. To be honest, I wasn't looking to buy a dedicated/specific player for SACD or even go the SACD ... more
Newbie Questions
October 8, 2008
Hi DSD, Many thanks indeed for such an informative reply. I guess you've hit the nail on the head. My first love is the good ol' vinyl LP and I was hoping that SACD would be more akin to this than the harsher sounding standard CD. After all, I thought that was part of the idea behind SACD - to use the extra data and resolution to improve on CD so ... more
Newbie Questions
October 8, 2008
It's interesting that you find stereo SACD a complete waste of time. As I mentioned, I am new to SACD and would have thought that with the increased resolution and detail that SACD affords, it would lead to a much improved sound. So are you saying that SACD stereo is not a vast improvement over standard CD? I can appreciate what it must be like ... more
Newbie Questions
October 7, 2008
Thank you one and all. Appreciate the help and it's much clearer now. Best Regards Dumfy ... more
Yamaha SACD Player
October 6, 2008
Thanks for the info, soundboy. Just what I needed to hear. Could you tell me which UK audiophile mag had the review, please, and I'll get myself a copy. Thanks in anticipation, Dumfy ... more