Rockfish8


  • rtI’ve been listening to Richard Thompson’s music for a long, long time, and his latest sees Thompson at the top of his game. He is prodigiously talented both as a guitarist and a songwriter, and performs live on what seems like a never-ending schedule. Those of you who have hair as white as mine will recall his early days with Fairport Con…
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  • rtI’ve been listening to Richard Thompson’s music for a long, long time, and his latest sees Thompson at the top of his game. He is prodigiously talented both as a guitarist and a songwriter, and performs live on what seems like a never-ending schedule. Those of you who have hair as white as mine will recall his early days with Fairport Con…[Read more]

  • I’ve been listening to Richard Thompson’s music for a long, long time, and his latest sees Thompson at the top of his game. He is prodigiously talented both as a guitarist and a songwriter, and performs live on what seems like a never-ending schedule. Those of you who have hair as white as mine will recall his early days with Fairport Con…[Read more]

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  • I got the pin connectors and tried them out. No go. While the connectors easily attached to my wires, the depth of the hole where the connectors attach is less than half the connector length, and with only half the pin inserted the cables quickly fell out. But I didn’t quit. I went back to bare wire, trimmed the ends to fit in the holes and…[Read more]

  • Thanks for the feedback. I did some snooping around and found connectors that should do the trick. Hopefully they’ll be here next week. Can’t wait to hear the older components and compare the now ancient Yamaha to the Anthem. Cheers.


  • This is hopefully very basic, but that never seems to be the case!

    I have a pair of KEF R500 speakers connected to an Anthem Integrated 225 using Audioquest FLX DB 14-12 cable. In short, 14GA copper wires.

    I also have a Yamaha CR-2020 receiver circa 1978 that I recently took to the Yamaha service center and had them clean switches, resolder…[Read more]