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Upgrade from Technics SP25

I currently have a Technics SP25 with ATP-12T arm and Denon DL-103 and a solid, custom plinth. I ...

Long XLR cables - DIY construction suggestions?

Hello,Wanted to ask for recommendations for a DIY XLR cable designs suitable for about 40 foot ru...

Looking for suggestions on best small footprint speaker under $4K

Greetingsi’m a long time 2 channel system guy that rekindled his  interest in music and Is lookin...

Tracking Force?

I have a Clearaudio Concept turntable (about 7-8 months now). Beautiful piece of work. It was bou...

Power Cord Break In

Does it make a difference breaking in a power cord using an amplifier opposed to a DAC?  I'm thin...

Upgrade? Luxman M-900u and C-900u from Pass X250.8 - Simaudio Evolution P-8

I am thinking about trading my Pass Labs X250.8 amp and Simaudio Moon Evolution P-8 PreampLuxman ...


No connection between brands But big buck difference. Still I've seen a number of reviews stating...

How to record from lps to tapes

Hello audiogoners,I am having trouble recording lps to tapes using the Otari Mtr 10 and appreciat...

Which technology is a better match for my Parasound Halo A21?

Hello again.  I am seeking opinioins on which speaker technology might be a better match for my H...

BUSTED: UK company is raided for fake vinyl production

This is pretty interesting:

Older or Modern amp for older Speakers (NHT 3.3)

My tube amp currently puts out 60 watts. These NHT 3.3's are calling for more power.I see (but ne...

Tube pre for class d recommendations

Would anyone care to share their experience running a tube preamp in front of some Class d amps?

Vandersteen VLR CT

Just noticed that the VLR CT is now on the Vandersteen website:

Pure TV dialog for tired old ears - no more subtitles for me!

Sennheiser RS 175 RF

T&A integrated amps, any users?

I have been thinking about changing to an integrated amp to consolidate my system.  The usual sus...

Going back to basics

After a few years playing the A/V game I am going back to a pure audio system. My fantasy was I w...

Luxman MT-88 Step up transformer pairing

I was hoping for some insight as for the life of me have not been able to find any reviews or com...

Magico S5 MK II Speakers - amp/pre options

I am thinking about trading my Pass Labs X250.8 amp and Simaudio Moon Evolution P-8 PreampLuxma...

MQA is Legit!

Ok, there is something special about MQA.  Here is my theory:  MQA=SACD.  What do I mean by this?...

Digital output from Oppo 103 CDP?

I need some help here.  I have an Oppo 103 and an Ayre QB-9, the first version of it with only a ...

Opinions on Dacs...

Looking for a budget DAC...Not to bright A little warmer...CommentsOpinions...thx!List...Audiolab...

VPI Classic vs Clear Audio Wood

Looking for some advice.  Upgrading Luxman PD 284/Grado Red.Leading candidates are VPI Classic 2 ...

What can I expect? Hooking up a HagUsb to DAC

Hello to All,What can I expect in regards to SQ when a HagUsb from my laotop is going into the DA...

Topping D50 vs Schiit Modi Multibit vs Topping D30 vs SMSL M8A DAC

Have someone heard and compared these DACs?1-Topping D502-Schiit Modi Multibit3-Topping D304-SMSL...

Forum contributions in the past 24 hours
Upgrade from Technics SP25 (gotog)
Tube pre for class d recommendations (owentdc)
Q acoustics harsh high end (jlj)
$1000 should be spent for a NOS DAC or a turntable? (quanghuy147)
DC Offset Blocker/Killer - where to buy in the USA (tomiiv30)
Side by side comparison of HT processor possible? (gillatgh)
DAC Bandwidth settings (infection)
Upgrade? Luxman M-900u and C-900u from Pass X250.8 - Simaudio Evolution P-8 (fsmithjack)
Krell XD gear in the House Initial Impressions (audiotroy)
Mcintosh MA6600 (justjames72)
Long XLR cables - DIY construction suggestions? (gera)
GaN-based Class D power amps (celander)
Totem Hawks - my impressions (whitestix)
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each! (whitecamaross)
Where is great audio going? - Headphones and Mid-Cost (erik_squires)
2 way vs 3 way question (snapsc)
mcintosh MT10 turntable good or not. (beerdraft)
The quest for the hot stamper or is it a myth (blueranger)
Pulled out an older amp from the closest, and WOW ! (mrdecibel)
Highest BUILD quality tube amps? (aberyclark)
First DAC: Metrum-MHDT-Rega-or? (stuartbmw3)
Best Power Cord For Video Projector (billandsol)
Any one try the new Synergistic Research BLUE UEF Duplex receptacle? (lak)
Looking for suggestions on best small footprint speaker under $4K (miamiangler)
Tracking Force? (vinowino)
Shorter speaker runs or shorter IC Runs...Which is the better set up and why? (rikintpa)
Power Cord Break In (radiomanjh)
Saving the sound of the Stradivarius (ghasley)
Are Pass Labs amps probably the best ever you can buy ? (cakyol)
Jimmy Page, It's time to call your lawyers? (jbhiller)
How to record from lps to tapes (dangcaonguyen)
Which technology is a better match for my Parasound Halo A21? (wisciman99)
Upgrade from my internal Primaluna phono stage... Audio Alchemy PPA-1? What else? (delay1968)
Does a cheap cd transport create poor digital copies? (glow_worm)
Looking for a mid-priced TT to install my 2M Black Cart (sircheech)
Whats on your turntable tonight? (slipknot1)
This question is aimed to TRUE Elec Engineers, not fuse or wire directionality believers. (cakyol)
Main L R speaker connection from seperate amps (gillatgh)
BUSTED: UK company is raided for fake vinyl production (mofimadness)
Ripping to FLAC - Lumin D2 users (spoutmouzert)
MAC to DAC connectivity (stuartbmw3)
Why Power Cables Affect Sound (mkgus)
Auditioned Magico A3 - VERY DARK... (alexb76)
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report (ghosthouse)
Speakers with the most detailed midrange? (non-ESL/planar) (woofer72)
How important is it for you to attain a holographic image? (rvpiano)
Movies employing music in a great way. (bdp24)
Luxman Integrated - What do they sound like (erik_squires)
Favorite band or artist of all time? (arcam88)
So disappointed in today's Americana (mcondo)
Who has Luv for the Lyngdorf 2170 and is thinking about the 3400. (kdude66)
Marantz ND8006...anyone had experience with it? (joekapahulu)
How to DIY yourself very nice Class D monoblocks (erik_squires)
Measuring impedance with multimeter (recluse)
Linear tracking turntables, whatever happened? (uberwaltz)
Pure TV dialog for tired old ears - no more subtitles for me! (wlutke)
What's the deal? (tablejockey)
The new Synergistic Research BLUE fuses .... (oregonpapa)
Perfect Path Technologies: Omega E mat (t_ramey)
Going back to basics (mtj)
Audioquest custom made triple weave design power cable (Storm Series). (richardhk)
Dragon, RX-505 or DR-2 ? (dmormerod)
Classical Music for Aficionados (rvpiano)
Any experience with Tannoy loudspeakers? (bache)
New TT, current Clearaudio... (audiojan)
Solid Core Audio (holman)
Luxman MT-88 Step up transformer pairing (wado)
Kimber 4TC vs 8TC (uncrocco)
Melody EL34 amp sudden drop in Volume and loud buzz. (jkontuly)
power cord (mewsickbuff)
MQA is Legit! (waltertexas)
Which area of components to spend the most $ on? Boy I was wrong all my life! (skimrn)
Adcom GFA 555 II (daywalker702)
PS Audio Direct Stream JR (lnitm)
Do $2k speakers + DSP = $50k speakers? (hifiguy5)
Thiel Owners (jafant)
Digital, Low Mass, ClassD, Less expensive, Let it happen! (michaelgreenaudio)
Full-sounding SS amps (besides Pass) (taww)
People That Have Upgraded From Harbeth 30.1s.... (dhcod)
Buy 12ax7 tube (mehdikh423)
New DAC not streaming hi res files (rvpiano)
Can a 75 ohm digital rca cable be used in place of a regular rca interconnect? (deanshias)
Pass Labs Amplifier Meter meaning? (tvad)
Denafrips Artemis.... (lordcloud)
Karaoke mixer preamp (audioex)
Are high sample rates making your music sound worse? (ishkabibil)
Gryphon Integrated or Seperates for $20K Pre/Power budget? (nyev)
Gryphon vs Luxman vs Accuphase (freesole)
Off grid digital music (rugyboogie)
Experience with Audioquest Redwood (bo1972)
Has anyone tried these stunning new CPT power cord? (bacardi)
Goto Unit (nickecb)
Need some feedback on the REL 212SE Subwoofer (barnettk)
Shunyata Alpha/Delta NR Line. (samzx12)
AIR TIGHT PC-7 with Shindo preamp. (fjn04)
New Rega Planer 8 (P8) Turntable - Apheta 2 Cartridge Combo - Thoughts (fsmithjack)
Brilliant Pebbles, a new tweak, cheaper than high end cables. (tobor007)
Digital and interconnects together (jab)
Any Tekton users in UK??? (singintheblues)
capacitores en potencia krell (oswi)
What are you streaming tonight? (uberwaltz)
Problems with Bluesound Vault and PC app finding Node2 that are wireless (spatialking)
The invention of measurements and perception (erik_squires)
Bryston 4B3 vs Mac MC462 vs Pass Labs X250.8, OR... GRYPHON Diablo 300? (nyev)
Whats playing on your system today? (nutty)
PS audio ultralink II dac distortion (harnellt)
Help me - am I stupid (lohanimal)
What preamp creates the largest soundstage? (meiatflask)
IDAGIO the best sounding streaming service (rvpiano)
Digital output from Oppo 103 CDP? (whitestix)
Has there been any inexpensive item that enhanced your system's sound? (foster_9)
Parasound A23+ vs. Emotiva XPA-DR2 (no2headphones)
Newbie - Streaming Recommendations (mjmurray68)
Do you ever do this before you listen? (barnettk)
Opinions on Dacs... (ishkabibil)
***Going Insane***End Game Speakers***Harbeth Verity or Living Voice*** (freediver)
Hegel H590 List $13,500. Reasonable? (d2girls)
Jazz for aficionados (orpheus10)
KEF LS50 Wireless -- wow!!! (arafiq)
Tekton Double Impacts (corelli)
VPI Classic vs Clear Audio Wood (mpomerantz)
Thoughts on VTA...... (uberwaltz)
Harbeth Super HL5 Plus speakers & integrated amp pairing recommendations (rothfusslg)
What about the Belles SA-100? (noortje)
Can one use 2 sets of monoblock amplifiers to one stereo set of speakers? (vittles)
Budget Music Streamer (ghulamr)
Best Tonearm Lifter? (johnyradio)
Power Cords (ricred1)
AMR CD-77 anyone tried rolling the tubes? (baranyi)
Has anyone added a small subwoofer to 2 channel and been thrilled with the result? (casteeb)
Virtual Systems Activity
120x85Man Cave System 2 (vperry2)
Nice cave!  Love to see fellow Matrix 800 listeners. (cymbop)
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120x85sorin1967's System (sorin1967)
The system is three amperes horizontally, the Yamaha AX 1050 deals with the bass speakers, the Marantz pm 6010 of the Elac LK 5000 medium speakers and the Ma... (sorin1967)
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120x85MY Place sbayne (sbayne)
I placed an E-Card on top of the Kemp QA, the end of my Ethernet cable where it enters the Yamaha and over the speaker binding posts. Its now a couple of day... (sbayne)
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120x85marktunis's System (marktunis)
I have a Jay's Audio CDT2 MK2. I love it. It sounds much better than my previous transports, and is built extremely well. (lordcloud)
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120x85freesole's System (freesole)
Nice system @freesole. Nicely put system, especially the Spendor and tube combination. Is the amp able to drive the Spendors properly?Also, did the Gaia make... (milpai)
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120x85SteVe's Vs (sgr)
Steve,Thanks for hosting me late last year; your system has never sounded better and the level of realism, imaging, musicality and impact is at a level that ... (zephyr24069)
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