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Harrumph - lucky you is all I can say.

Back in the late eighties I was working in Bahrein, and had to make a trip over the causeway to Al Khobar, where I happened upon a HiFi shop that sold me a set of Stax electrostatic 'Ear speakers' - much too posh to be just headphones. They cost around five hundred bucks, which I thought pretty good back then.

Move on thirty plus years, and I decided that as the power supply was dodgy, and the volume control a bit hit and miss, I would replace them. Off to Amazon I go, and then went into serious cardiac arrhythmia. Three and half thousand Elephant | [mastadon] ing quid!

Needless to say, the soldering iron was wheeled out and a massive amount of TLC applied. The volume control is now external, as the original was part of the circuit board, and the power supply replaced and directly soldered to the board as the socket had cracked away from it.

MrsLadyWife is not overly enamoured with the four piece combo (headphones, power supply, amplifier and volume control) and a four metre cable littering 'her' drawing room, but the complaints lessen considerably when I mutter about spending £3.5k on a replacement.

The problem really stems from her liking to watch television of an evening, whereas I much prefer to read and listen to the great groups of yesteryear, like Mo's Art, Jo's off hidin' and Beat Oven.
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