keithsax

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Internet radio for Luddites
Thanks cm6td- have just been reading the instructions for CXN and you are totally right. It seems to be the only bit of kit out there that is pretty much switch on, set the WiFi up and listen/ explore with a reasonable display. The reviews seem pr... 
Internet radio for Luddites
Thankyou everybody but it seems HI-FI, like life is now totally app based ARGGHHThe haunted fish tank has become the black mirror. At least the blue screen of death is rarely with us and turning off and on still often fixes it... 
Internet radio for Luddites
I don't think the FM reception will reach Bedfordshire from Boston! (even the Lincolnshire one). Love getting the green bars on the Leak Troughline as close together as poss or the signal strength needle on the Yamaha CR-800 receiver┬áto the right.... 
Internet radio for Luddites
I was originally going to get the CXN but got the Denon instead and have since regretted it (money was tight at the time and the DNP seemed to fit the bill). As I said I don't do smartphones or tablets! Just want basically an internet radio versio... 
In praise of the ESL-57
I put mine directly (minus the little wooden feet) onto triangular pieces of kitchen worktop in the corners of my garage (spend a lot of time tinkering with push bikes, usually standing) loaded with weights on them and bolted to three metal tubula... 
Have speakers really improved within the last 20 years??
I know my hearing's got worse over the last 20 years! (still don't like 'bright' speakers though to offset this). Am still happy with ESL57s and a sub. Have replaced older drivers in my Castles which has made a big difference. 
Cambridge Audio Product Reliability
Have had subs, AV amps and just now my CXA80 become an expensive doorstop. Have taken stuff to a pro repair guy in the past but CA don't help with specs and the parts are often not easy to access anyway.Great sounding stuff when it works but my pa...