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#277031 - 2018-06-12 13:59 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Hector]
Registered: 2004-08-07
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Ian Offline
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Ian Offline
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Registered: 2004-08-07
Posts: 7,582
Loc: Surrey, England, UK
Sad news.

An all too often an occurrence these days.

By the sound of his systems, not sure if RIP is what he would have wanted.


There is no problem so bad that politicians cannot make any worse.

Meridian owner since 1992
DSP5000 96/24, MC200, roon (ROCK 8Gi5 Nuc), Prime & PSU, Focal Elear, Explorer 1 & 2, F80, 200/203 and various Sonos.
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#277038 - 2018-06-12 15:29 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Ian]
Registered: 2013-12-31
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LeeRankin Online content
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Registered: 2013-12-31
Posts: 346
Loc: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
What sad news, Rodney was very helpful both on the open forum and via PM when I made the switch from physical to streamed music. Very knowledgeable guy, but a great sense of humour to boot.

RIP

Lee


1. 568.2mm, M33c, Beolab 6000, Fujitsu Q520 HTPC (Kodi Jarvis), Samsung KS7000 55, Sony BluRay
2. AC200, DSP5200SL, Squeezebox Touch, Rega Planer 2, Ortofon red
3. Lenovo Thinkpad, Prime, Prime Power Supply, Explorer2, Sennheiser HD700 cans, Shure SE425 buds
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#277039 - 2018-06-12 15:39 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: LeeRankin]
Registered: 2004-04-23
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Registered: 2004-04-23
Posts: 2,492
Loc: South Wiltshire, UK
Sad news indeed. It was Rodney who introduced me to the amazing Vivid Audio speakers.


Main system - Sources (Kodi-HTPC, Vero 4k, FireTV, Sat) into Trinnov Altitude 32 (8-16) (+Roon), Trinnov Amplitude 8 amp & Vivid Audio (Giya G3, V1.5) and REL Stentor III speakers. Others: F80 + Raspberry Pi and other Pi systems.
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#277048 - 2018-06-12 17:42 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Carl]
Registered: 2006-01-14
Posts: 625
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Registered: 2006-01-14
Posts: 625
Loc: Gregory, Michigan, USA
What sad news. He made some great contributions to the community. His spirit and generosity will be much missed.


Cheers, Ian

1: G68ADV (croaked), G98DH (also croaked), HD621, MS200 + Syles SL-S/PDIF, MD600 (2*4TB), , QNAP 469L (4*3TB), Mac Mini, Carver A-705x, Martin Logan Aerius
2: 818v3, Aragon 8008x3, Aerial 10T's
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#277059 - 2018-06-12 20:36 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: ISB]
Registered: 2002-02-14
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Oh dear. How very sad. Rodney’s contributions to this forum over many years have been top quality and always great to read and learn from.

Condolences to his friends and loved ones.


Rgds,
Nick

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#277065 - 2018-06-12 22:13 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: ncpl]
Registered: 2002-08-28
Posts: 4,377
Mr Meridian Online content
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Registered: 2002-08-28
Posts: 4,377
Loc: Perthshire, Scotland
That's quite a shock... Rodney always felt like a pillar of the community here, someone who'd always been around, and who always would be. I enjoyed reading about his "out there" system tweaks to wrestle the best out of his system over the years. Very sad, and a loss to several online communities by the sound of it. Condolences to his family.

George

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#277069 - 2018-06-13 04:21 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Mr Meridian]
Registered: 2010-02-03
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Registered: 2010-02-03
Posts: 783
Loc: North Carolina, USA
Very sad.


James
NC1: 861v4+ID40, 218, MS200 (to outdoors), DSP8000SE (upgraded). 5500VC, 5500s, Hsu Research ULS15x2, DirecTV, Oppo BD103, QNAP251, Roon
NC2-see FL 2 with Triad Silver Speakers

FL1: G61R, 218, DSP8000SEs, 5500HC, DSP5000s, DirecTv, Oppo BD103, QNAP469, Roon
FL2: Marantz 7005, M60s, M60C, M33s, Oppo BDP-93, MS200, Roon
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#277123 - 2018-06-15 07:58 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: Mtns]
Registered: 2004-10-20
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GMT Online content
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Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,454
Loc: Cambridge, Cambs, UK
A real shame, a very intersting and generous man. Loved his Frankenstein project.


Main: G61 SL, 218 HD621, 2* 7200SE, 5200HC, DSW,3200s,SBT, PS4, Amazon TV Fire, Dune Base 3.0, Xbox, NUC (Roon server & Kodi)
Kitchen: 5200s, SBT, Chromecast
Office: A330i, G41, Explorer2,Velodyne CT120
F80s, M60s
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#277141 - 2018-06-15 22:14 Re: RIP Rodney Gold [Re: GMT]
Registered: 2012-04-17
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Registered: 2012-04-17
Posts: 1,951
Loc: South UK
Very saddened to hear this. Rodney was always very helpful, particularly on any threads to do with room correction. I recall him being very knowledgable when I was trying to tame the in-room bass on a pair of 6Ks a few years ago.

Deepest condolences to family and friends.


818v3, DSP7200.2, Oppo BDP-105, Sony VPL-HW55ES projector, Kimber Mains Cables, Russ Andrews Torlyte Equipment Rack and Mains Filtration, GIK Acoustics Room Treatments
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