Hi John. I'm sure you're going to get quite a few responses. If you go vintage, I'd recommend Tara Labs 22/33, Wireworld Oasis 3/ Equinox 3, AQ Quartz, Ruby, Topaz etc... If you're handy, the Mogami 2549 cable paired w/quality RCA ends are fantastic! (I've made a few sets using entry-level Rean NYS373's and one set using Neotech DG-303. Well worth spending extra on the better rca connectors.) I was very tempted to order a set of IC's are ready made up from "Take Five Audio" in Canada. The Mogami 2549 w/Furatech FP-126 ends are $30.91 (3' one cable. Need to order 2, so $60.82 plus shipping.) If these sound anything like the one's I made up, order these. You will be pleased. One other suggestion, the Wireworld Luna 7 is very, very good for $40 1m. I own these as well as the Oasis 3. The Luna 7 would go well w/the ADS's softer sound. I'm really impressed by the Mogami 2549 though. I've interchanged quite a few IC's in my modest system which consists of Nad 302 Int. amp, Pioneer PD-7300 cd player, Arcam Alpha 7 tuner and PSB 300 bookshelf spks. All the IC's sound good but it takes care system matching to get to "musical" if you know what I mean. I'm using the Mogami IC w/the Neotech rca's w/the Pioneer CDP (which uses the fantastic Burr-Brown 59 dacs.) Let us know what you decide on. Hope this helps, Bill. Happy Holidays!
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