[Boatanchors] RME 6900 users?

rayfri rayfri at HIGHSTREAM.NET
Fri Jan 6 10:03:09 EST 2006

I used to have an RME 6950 and I just LOVED that dial mechanism with the 
big silver tuning knob and that half circle tuning dial....

Todd, KA1KAQ wrote:

>On 1/5/06, w7fe <w7fe at cox.net> wrote:
>>Anybody out there have a good-working RME 6900?  I'd like to compare notes
>>with you on restoration and performance.
>Had one for a while with the matching 6901 speaker, wasn't at all
>impressed with it so it was traded off along with a spare RAO-7 for
>another receiver. Was gone through by an experienced tech, properly
>aligned, bad components replaced and so on. Didn't find it a whole lot
>different than say, a hopped-up Halli S-40B or such. The term 'big,
>empty box' comes to mind. I got it in a trade with some other gear for
>a 4CX1000 pull.
>It was a nice looking set up. Looked much nicer than it performed.
>Especially nice was the solid metal tuning knob with its polished
>finish. Almost kept it just for that!
>This is only my opinion though, not a statement of scientific fact. It
>should be reasonably easy to compare the specs with other receivers.
>They bring a fair price due mostly to their scarcity/oddity factor.
>For the same money, one could get much more receiver in something
>else. At the end of the day, it's really about what you like and enjoy
>about it that matters.
>de Todd/'Boomer'  KA1KAQ
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