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What stereo gear are you planning to purchase in 2021?

Discussion in 'Audio Hardware' started by LeeS, Dec 4, 2020.

  1. Nielsoe

    Nielsoe Forum Resident

    Aalborg, Denmark
    Hopefully an Audio Technica AT33PTGII although it’s more realistic for early ‘22.
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  2. mtrot

    mtrot Forum Resident

    Tyler, TX
    I just bought an Anthem STR Preamp and I'm also planning to get a new DIN to rca tonearm cable for my turntable. Earlier this year, I bought a set of Dynaudio Excite X-44 speakers.

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  3. Mister Charlie

    Mister Charlie "Music Is The Doctor Of My Soul " - Doobie Bros.

    Aromas, CA USA
    I didn't plan on buying anything. Went ahead and bought a new turntable for the bedroom anyway, thanks stimulus. Pioneer PLX 500 (basically an AT LP 120).
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  4. 16hz lover

    16hz lover Forum Resident

    Cornelius, NC
    I've bought 7 Mirage speakers so far this year.
    Might buy a new stylus for my Shure.
    Goodwill speakers for the garage.
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  5. The Beave

    The Beave My Wife Is My Life! And don’t I forget it!

    ike you are out of control!!! Lol!
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  6. Art K

    Art K I bite you!

    Corvallis, Oregon
    Lovely story. The P3’s are a wonderful speaker. Timind, good on you! Enjoy the music, sir.
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  7. The Beave

    The Beave My Wife Is My Life! And don’t I forget it!

    I hate pads, it should have been Mike!
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  8. Tullman

    Tullman Senior Member

    Boston MA
  9. Harris11235

    Harris11235 Forum Resident

    Minneapolis, MN
  10. Tullman

    Tullman Senior Member

    Boston MA
  11. Glmoneydawg

    Glmoneydawg Forum Resident

    Ontario Canada
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  12. hippieben

    hippieben Senior Member

    I may grab a multi bit bifrost for the office, now that I have some decent speakers in there. Currently using a modi 2u, but I love the sound of schiits multibit dacs when fed with HQPlayer
  13. Mindhead1

    Mindhead1 Well-Known Member

    Planned, a new integrated amp. I’ve settled on the Cambridge Audio CXA81.

    Planned, a new subwoofer. I picked up an RSL Speedwoofer.

    Unplanned, new speakers. RSL had a scratch and dent sale and I picked up a pair of CG25 speakers that don’t have a scratch or dent on them.

    Unplanned, Qobuz subscription.
  14. Tawaun A Williams

    Tawaun A Williams Forum Resident

    I picked up the CG5 on the scratch and dent sell they were flawless...and just sent the Speedwoofer 10 back to fund my rega system...the CG5 is probably the best deal on the planet right now for $500 Bucks...they will head my Home Theater when i move but they are outstanding on their own for 2 channel listening im sure the cg25 is a beast...
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  15. Wolverine 05

    Wolverine 05 Forum Resident

    Virginia Beach
    I was looking at getting a streaming device and used part of my tax return to get a Bluesound Node 2i. Very happy with it!!
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  16. Mindhead1

    Mindhead1 Well-Known Member

    I thought about the C5, but figured I’d go with the CG25 for my 2.1 setup. With the CXA81 I’m not sure I need the subwoofer. The CXA81 and CG25 are a great combo.

    I’m going to keep the Speedwoofer as it fills the low end nicely with my rp160m.
    Up until a couple of months ago I never heard of RSL. I’m impressed.
  17. saturdayboy

    saturdayboy Forum Resident

    Best $550 I ever spent on gear
  18. guidedbyvoices

    guidedbyvoices Del Rio Dan

    Alpine, TX
    if it'll ever come back in stock, my first DAC - a Schiit Modi Multibit in black.
  19. BilboAlaska

    BilboAlaska Forum Resident

    Hegel is on my short list. Looking at the lower end H95 or H120. Honestly I don't know why since I have not heard them. Just reputation, style, looks, features.
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  20. BilboAlaska

    BilboAlaska Forum Resident

    Devore are my dream speakers but I am not doing that anytime soon.
  21. BilboAlaska

    BilboAlaska Forum Resident

    Meze99 Classic are very comfortable and durable. I wore out a few pair of Grado and 2 pair of PSB but the Meze are strong.
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  22. BilboAlaska

    BilboAlaska Forum Resident

    May I ask, is that for a different set up, not replacing the Croft?

    I still have the Brio in my bedroom set, but one generation before they added the Headphone out.
    That room has undergone a few replacements from the old Onix AO21s, to a Rega Mira, to the Brio, with the old Rogers LS3/a monitors.
    With your experience with amps, that is quite a compliment to the Rega. Very interesting following your journey.
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  23. BilboAlaska

    BilboAlaska Forum Resident

    Oops. Sorry. Last summer I broke 3 ribs stepping of a ledge and flying down onto the deck. Not a slip or stumble. I simply stepped off the edge backwards. Oh well, all better now.
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  24. jusbe

    jusbe Modern Melomaniac

    Auckland, NZ.
    Well, we were thinking of these 4349. But deliveries are backed up and hard to predict.

    So now we're wondering if we should try something quite different and get some of these over-achievers instead:

  25. Glfrancis2

    Glfrancis2 Overworked and underpaid state employee

    Birmingham al
    If all goes as planned:

    Gold Note DS 10 Plus
    Gold Note PSU 10 EVO
    Schiit Freya+
    Schiit Aegir (x2)

    But the Gold Note piece(s) first
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