Tag: Onkyo

S. Branch’s Den Revamp

S. Branch’s Den Revamp

Decided to re-vamp the old den with some vintage equipment and new. Looks good, but the sounds is lackluster (although adequate). Let me explain. Yes, the Sansui SP-2500 speakers are not my favorite but after softening the woofer vinyl surrounds with carefully selected hydrocarbons I was able to elicit a decent sound. The JVC CD…

Isaac’s Goodwill Setup

Isaac’s Goodwill Setup

This is my goodwill setup. Everything was found and acquired at a local goodwill. The Nakamichi RX-202 was the first find and what started the system. When I saw that on the shelf I knew I had to make a system out of it. I love the look of it and it records tapes like…

S. Branch’s Current Setup

S. Branch’s Current Setup

Growing up, we really never had any good hi-fi equipment (did have a Zenith console that served more like furniture); however, I often read about hi-fi in the 1960s magazines we tended to have around. In the 1970s, some of my better friends had cobbled together Pioneer systems that were ear-awakening to me. By the…

Ernest Bondy’s Vintage System

Ernest Bondy’s Vintage System

1978 Onkyo TX2500-MKII Receiver1979 Kenwood KD-2070 TT1975 Marantz Imperial 5g speakers A wonderfully warm listening experience (especially at low to mid volume)Superb Bass, clear mids, and clean highs from the Marantz speakers.Not too fond of the TT but it does the job.