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The Vintage Audio section / Re: Sansui AU-999 Restoration
« Last post by afroaudio on Today at 07:04:06 PM »
Nice work Gareth! Amazing you found two of them  :dop:

Good to hear you checked out the Audiokarma threads... I got a lot of help over there when I did mine a few years back and the mods are more than worthwhile. Those little low frequency rolloff tag strips must be gotten rid of to get some bass reproduction.. I also recapped mine entirely and got rid of all the "flying saucer" small signal transistors. The early triple digit series is just so solidly built and just sound right.. many say there is good synergy with B&W.

These are the little circuits which start rolling off bass at about 200Hz... one on each channel.. they must go!

DSC_0709 by Bregtje Cals, on Flickr

My 999 when it was work in progress:

DSC_0913 by Bregtje Cals, on Flickr

Open Sales / Re: Jekyll and Hide leather briefcase and laptop bag
« Last post by Andile on Today at 07:04:05 PM »
It can also be used as a travel bag, enough space for clothing  :groovy:
The Vintage Audio section / Re: Sansui AU-999 Restoration
« Last post by Family_Dog on Today at 06:58:30 PM »
Shot Gareth, you've done an excellent cleaning job there. My laziness precludes such fine work, but you have inspired me!

Open Talk / Re: Compile-an-Album
« Last post by JonnyP on Today at 06:55:31 PM »
The war on drugs, (pro works too,like a beer medley  :dop:)

1. Nine Inch Nails - Hurt
2. Talking Heads - Drugs (
3. The Needle and the Damage Done - Neil Young
4. Perfect Day - Lou Reed
Open Talk / Re: Magnus and the boys...
« Last post by JonnyP on Today at 06:54:22 PM »
Whether he is guilty of these crimes will no doubt be determined as time goes on, from the recollections here and reading up about him he certainly seems to have been a deeply unpleasant stain on humanity and from his actions will no doubt be rotting in the Hell of his purported religious beliefs for eternity.  Hopefully more survivors will come forward and a posthumous inquiry can be held.
Open Talk / Re: Magnus and the boys...
« Last post by Curlycat on Today at 06:43:21 PM »
I have imprinted memories from serving in the SANDF and none of them are pleasant.
Magnus was not a favourite person of mine.
I will take all of them!

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General Discussion / Re: Yebo Electronics special price for members
« Last post by Aqualung on Today at 06:31:18 PM »
I must say that when shopping at Yebo in Boston, I always get my AVSA discount.
Thanks again for arranging this!  :2thumbs:
Computers & Networking / Re: Good explanation about high-end USB cables
« Last post by chrisc on Today at 06:29:05 PM »
Better value?   Certainly well made, which I think is all you need

The Vintage Audio section / Re: Sansui AU-999 Restoration
« Last post by Gareth80 on Today at 06:28:39 PM »
Listening to it now with the B&W DM1400's. Terrible pictures but the combo sounds amazing.

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