It dawned on me that I've been a member of this forum since Feb 08 and not made a single post, so Ithink an intro is the best place to start. I've been into hifi for a long time now and from the early 90's have moved more towards vintage hifi. I've owned lots of great kit over the years and have a now quite close to having my ideal setup(s). I am currently using: Toft LBPA-1 pre into Musical Fidelity 550K monoblocks which drive my JBL Array 1400 speakers A Cambridge Audio C100 pre into a DPA OS51 stereo single ended PE1/100 valve amp which drives my Westrex 2326A speakers A neumann W444St pre into an Amcron D75 amp to drive my BTH K10A speakers Sources are: EMT 930st / 929 / 155st/ TSD15 or TMD25 EMT 938 / 929 / TSD15 Garrard 401 / Acos Lustre / Denon DL102 or Ortofon S15TE or Ortofo SL15E + 2k - 15k SUT / Surrey Electronics DiskAmplifier 4 Pioneer PD-D9-J SACD Sony PS1 modded Cambridge Audio CD6 Pioneer RT707 Sansui TU-517 Other bits are : Sennheiser HD560's Koss Pro 4a (original) Western Electric 119C repeating transformers BBC Propak 2 Musical Fidelity X-10v3 Nakamichi 600 Also have a nice BTH A1A valve amp and pre awaiting a service. I have lots of vinyl,mainly classical but my tastes are varied so quite an eclectic mix overall.