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Recommendations to use Meridian DSP5500s with just a streamer/preamp w/remote volume ?

Flame away and point me to previous threads if exist :-) really looking for the most simple, st...

dcfsf0
Straight out of the box doesn't work.

Just received my new Prima Luna EVO 400. Heavy thing, looks good. Took the foam off the tubes, on...

knighttodd7
Marantz integrated amp question

I have Rogue Cronus Magnum that has even had a cap and resistor upgrade from Rogue but am thinkin...

geph00073
Searching for a new CD player

I would like to purchase either a new or used CD player.  Budget is about $600.  My biggest prior...

will621
If you had access to a time machine, what concerts would you go back to see?

2020 was the first year of my adult life that I did not attend any concerts. I'm sure that I'm no...

mitchagain16
Cart adjustment, that moment when you nail it!

Dang, after futzing with my analog system, and getting it “ok” but with some distortion here and ...

geof319
Koetsu Rosewood Sig or other Koetsu on medium mass arms

I have a Kuzma Ref 313 arm with a mass of 13 grams. It's a gimbal type arm. I'm looking for opini...

fjn0411
Anthem STR Power Amp vs Parasound JC5

Hi. I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts or experiences with the Anthem STR Power amp and t...

tistru2
Brand new Technics SL-1210GR platter wobble ... disappointed!

Got a brand new Technics SL-1210 GR. Tonearm bearing feels good, no other issues, but it has a ...

dandaroy10
Recommend a dac that contributes to system for tight bass

I am not a bass fiend just would like a dac that has pleasing tight moderately deep bass.  I have...

karmapolice34
Preamp input sensitivity and phono stage output voltage question

Greetings from Oregon,I was hoping that a few of you veterans could help me with a question about...

smrex132
Blue Jean/Belden LC 1

I  get an occasional hum from my turntable setup, a VPI Classic 2, hooked to a new Parasound JC3+...

cincinnatipete3
The Absolute Sound vs Pleasing Sound

I have changed my mind about this over the years. The absolute sound (closest to real live music)...

russ6924
845 Tube Refresh

Most of the info I find on new production 845 tube recommendations is a bit stale. Some of the va...

hoopster6
CD or Streaming... am I missing out?

I listen to CD in my headphone office system. Use a Theta Compli transport and a very nice and pr...

mglik9
DAC/w Volume control + Power amp or DAC + Integrated?

Doing lots of research for complete new set up from the scratch but very confused about DAC /w vo...

czar200024
"Real" streamer vs. Bluetooth adapter--what's the advantage?

Hi folks. Please explain this to me in simple terms. I’m currently streaming from a Galaxy 8 ph...

rsgottlieb14
Connectivity of an external DAC to an NAD M33 integrated amp

I have looked into this connectivity issue without answers as I have a friend with a new NAD M33 ...

whitestix4
If your were to assemble a vintage system ?

Let’s say you were going to put together a vintage system and your source was primarily vinyl. Yo...

zavato45
Acoustic Blanket for TV

I put in a 50 inch TV near the left speaker in my office. The TV is against the side wall and the...

yyzsantabarbara8
Here is all my gear. What's the best combo?

I feel i need some matchmaker advice. I know the "use your ears" mantra.... i have ears but also ...

mid-fi-crisis0
DAC- R2R, Chip or ?

-$5k as a max-Stream Qobuz-Listen at 70db max-Female vocals -No room issuesPlease explain why you...

chorus9
Experience with HFTs

There was a very extensive discussion about Schumann Generators (SGs) over the past week and in s...

sokogear9
Replacing Bel Canto S300 blown ASC200 module

So I have lost left channel on my S300 and after reading up on the amp a little and realizing tha...

ukthunderace3
Audio Technica AT7V cartridge stylus replacement and/or swap

Hi out there,I've needing to replace the stylus on my cartridge, an Audio-Technica AT7V. I like t...

p_oto0
If I wished to upgrade my cables, in which order would you place these in terms of impact?

Please list the most important first.a) interconnects?b) speaker cables?c) power cables?

johnnystereobuyer6
Townshend Audio Podiums: The Full Review

I’ve been fascinated with the importance of vibration control for more than three decades now. A ...

millercarbon6
How do I play YouTube music from my IMac thru my Conrad-Johnson amps?

Hi guys and gals... How do I make this work?  I’m asking you knowledgeable people here rather tha...

doug71415
Looking for Forte 1A 50w Class A replacement for Thiel 3.6s

After 40 years I may need to upgrade my  power amp lol.   It is a great high current 50 wpc class...

gomemore311
Input or ExperienceDoge Tube Amps

Looking for some input on Doge 5 and Doge 10 integrated tube amps?  Look interesting and seem lik...

tksteingraber0
Acoustic treatment

I need some advice on how to proceed with acoustic treatment in my listening room.  Setup is Whar...

treepmeyer8
Long power cable for subwoofer

I'm thinking about moving my SVS SB16s and require longer power cords, about 15 feet.  All I've f...

dtximages8
Tone Arm for Miyajima Zero

Des anyone have suggestions for an optimum 12" arm for the Miyajima Zero? Considerations of mass,...

ifanpayne10
Marantz 5014 avr vs marantz 7706 processor

I am using the marantz 5014 avr for 3 channels and preouts connected to a McIntosh amp.  Is their...

jumia0
Sonus Faber speakers

Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend.Has anyone owned the Sonetto v and the Olympica iii and c...

sheridan5012
What would sound better: LUMIN D2 or Bluesound Node 2i using an external DAC

Hello,So what do you all think would sound better? I would be using a PS Audio Gain Cell DAC with...

grunge1005
Klipsch Forte III or JBL Studio 590, help me to pick

I do not have opportunity to audition either Klipsch Forte III or JBL Studio 590 in real life. Ca...

idolindian9
Tape deck repair in the Chicago area

Greetings tape-o-philes!   I have an old friend who lives in Chicago and has revealed to me that ...

armstrod2
Rebuilder of Drnon Dp59L’s

Hello, i was exchanging emails with a guy who rebuilt denon dp59L l’s. I have lost contact with h...

kgveteran0
Focal Aria 936 compared to Legacy Signature III

I have a pair of Focal Aria 936s now and I am happy with the sound. I don't find them to be brigh...

baclagg2
Denon dp59L rebuilder needed

Hello, i was exchanging emails with a guy who rebuilt denon dp59L l’s. I have lost contact with h...

kgveteran0
Pass Labs XP30 problem

I recently bought a Pass xp30 pre amp from someone. I hooked it all up and one chassis (left chan...

ssmaudio4
Pathos Inpol Remix vs Bakoon 13R ... Anyone have experience with both?

Looking at small form factor integrated amplifiers and these are both on my shortlist... Same pow...

jrinkerptdnet0
Choix Carte Son PCI pour Liaison serveur / DAC

Bonsoir je suis en train de faire évoluer mon sytème et je viens de terminer un Serveur Audio s...

cpasmoi0
Dynaudio M3XE

Hello All,Can you please help?I am expanding my audio collection and where I am not an expert I...

onamatappear1
The sound comparison between LUXMAN DA-200 D/A and LUXMAN DA-250 D/A convertors

Dear Friends,I was own of   converters RME ADI2 (AK 4490) and  RME ADI2  (AK 4493) and MATRIX 903...

chelg2
Moon audio 740 p linestage

Anybody got this?  Hear 740p is a great ss pre at around $9k. Seems pricey.  Is this one of the b...

jumia4
Anyone Recently Change to Class D power?

Sell your Class A or Tube gear and truly improve your SQ?Some recent reviews have me wondering if...

chorus14
Clearaudio Innovation Wood or Oracle delphi

Thoughts on Clearaudio Innovation Wood with Universal 9” arm and Jubilee MC Cartridge or Oracle D...

bageljoe0
want to get up and streaming with all new gear, please help

Hello everyone,origianlly i guess I am looking for input on the best way to connect up a Blue sou...

blindjim4
XLR cable choice between DAC Audio GD and AMpli Hegel H80?

Bonjour Je  viens de  me  séparer  des  câbles RCA  de la marque Esprit Beta entre le lumin D1 ...

cpasmoi0
USB Jcat card for DIY mounting

. HelloI'm finishing up to mount an audio server in a Streacom Alpha 9 box on the base of an MSI...

cpasmoi0
Sonus Faber vs Totem vs Spendor vs Focal ?

Any advise ?IF i were to replace my Cremona M floor model with something smaller ?

changfranklin1
Technics 1200 MK2 vs Technics SL-1210GR

Hi everyone,I’d like to hear opinions from members that upgraded from the original Technics1200 t...

davidantonio13
Accidentally left hot terminal jumper in place when bi-wiring. Damage potential?

I just noticed when I bi-wired my new speakers I accidentally left the hot terminal jumpers in pl...

lostark5
Is it worth upsampling with dBpoweramp

I am re-ripping my redbook collection.  So is it worth it to upsample the collection to 24/192?Am...

artizen6511
yamaha cr-620 and cr-420

I have these two receivers and they both have the exact same problem. All functions work great b...

gsranch0
Martin Logan SL3 repair

Does anyone know where I can get Martin Logan SL3s serviced in the USA?Martin Logan stated that t...

syduck6
What subwoofer

I have a pair of power monitor and I am using dac to drive them directly and just wondering what ...

taylor020
Need Help on Optical Cable Connection

Hi,My TV has a malfunction and the only available audio output is via optical cable (TOSLINK). Bu...

daudzhu1
Forum contributions in the past 48 hours
If you had access to a time machine, what concerts would you go back to see? (mitchagain)
Straight out of the box doesn't work. (knighttodd)
Takedown of pricey servers, streamers OCD HiFi guy (hilde45)
Clearaudio Innovation Wood or Oracle delphi (bageljoe)
New KEF Reference 5 speakers (fast)
Marantz integrated amp question (geph0007)
Tube amplifier upgrade suggestions welcome. (shawn3997)
Searching for a new CD player (will62)
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure (david_ten)
Cart adjustment, that moment when you nail it! (geof3)
I bought some Owens Corning 703. Now what? (hilde45)
Worst Concerts You Have Attended ?? (goodlistening64)
Koetsu Rosewood Sig or other Koetsu on medium mass arms (fjn04)
Spendor D9.2 vs. Harbeth super hl5 plus xd + REL Stentor III vs. Spendor Classic 100? (tomer_tsin)
Anthem STR Power Amp vs Parasound JC5 (tistru)
Brand new Technics SL-1210GR platter wobble ... disappointed! (dandaroy)
Whats on your turntable tonight? (slipknot1)
Recommend a dac that contributes to system for tight bass (karmapolice)
What are you streaming tonight? (uberwaltz)
Preamp input sensitivity and phono stage output voltage question (smrex13)
Blue Jean/Belden LC 1 (cincinnatipete)
Russian Tube Preamp, No Return, Here I go again (elliottbnewcombjr)
The Absolute Sound vs Pleasing Sound (russ69)
845 Tube Refresh (hoopster)
CD or Streaming... am I missing out? (mglik)
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each! (whitecamaross)
Full circle and thinking about speakers (smaarch1)
DAC/w Volume control + Power amp or DAC + Integrated? (czar2000)
Synergistic Research ECT (millercarbon)
Considering a Raven Audio Blackhawk Integrated for Tannoy Sterlings (mesch)
"Real" streamer vs. Bluetooth adapter--what's the advantage? (rsgottlieb)
Connectivity of an external DAC to an NAD M33 integrated amp (whitestix)
Would This Amp Be Worth The Cost? (greywolf)
Are the new Ohm Walsh speakers Audiophile quality? (sixsigmaguy)
120v vs 240v (digitaljoseph)
If your were to assemble a vintage system ? (zavato)
Vinyl cleaning - Ultrasonic vs. Walker products (fiesta75)
Bladelius Ymer power amp - any experiences..??? (zormi)
Best Server To Run Roon Core (jmarshak)
Acoustic Blanket for TV (yyzsantabarbara)
Audio Education (jimmyj11)
Bluesound Node 2i & KEF LS50 wireless hum/buzz (skoorb824)
GaN-based Class D power amps (celander)
The indisputable benefit of fiber for music (erik_squires)
DAC- R2R, Chip or ? (chorus)
Experience with HFTs (sokogear)
Replacing Bel Canto S300 blown ASC200 module (ukthunderace)
I saved alot of money. (golden210)
Planned to upgrade to DeVore Gibbon X, but concerned about comment of base leanness (mindlessminion)
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report (ghosthouse)
Schumann Resonator (stringreen)
If I wished to upgrade my cables, in which order would you place these in terms of impact? (johnnystereobuyer)
Townshend Audio Podiums: The Full Review (millercarbon)
How do I play YouTube music from my IMac thru my Conrad-Johnson amps? (doug714)
Power cables for CD player, DAC, etc, but not for the power amps = priced around $125 (johnnystereobuyer)
Looking for Forte 1A 50w Class A replacement for Thiel 3.6s (gomemore3)
Calling all electrostatic speaker owners (rmrobinson1957)
Jazz for aficionados (orpheus10)
Ever wanted to know, what your phono cartridge sounds like dead flat?? (georgehifi)
New Cartridge Time (cub)
What makes speaker's sound big? (martin-andersen)
What speakers are shown in the movie The Counselor? (drowe)
Record Cleaner Advice? (keegiam)
Acoustic treatment (treepmeyer)
Long power cable for subwoofer (dtximages)
Mysterious Cartridges: forgotten Argent MC (chakster)
Doubling a Set of Speaker Cables (gdhal)
The best TT system for under 30K (uwiikz)
Tone Arm for Miyajima Zero (ifanpayne)
SQ vs. Music (rvpiano)
Purifi Class D: Junk? (madavid0)
Why No Love For Peachtree Audio? (larstusor)
Sonus Faber speakers (sheridan50)
Wanting to try a tube amp. (knighttodd)
Tube preamp suggestion (sudharl)
Install Quality IEC input on Nak Dragon (ptss)
Wireless Ethernet Router Advice (jaymark)
What would sound better: LUMIN D2 or Bluesound Node 2i using an external DAC (grunge100)
Tube preamp with remote suggestion to go with Berning ZH-270 (traudio)
DAC as a preamp? (flaxxer)
Does anyone play two pairs of speakers at the same time? (aburnhamuu)
Klipsch Forte III or JBL Studio 590, help me to pick (idolindian)
What does Roon give me beyond just Tidal HiFi? (mrbobm)
Best Live Recording on LP (kurt_tank)
Best sounding resistors (jaytor)
Better digital front end for my DAC (mmporsche)
Tape deck repair in the Chicago area (armstrod)
Focal Aria 936 compared to Legacy Signature III (baclagg)
Building a house (neuroop)
Best cost no object tube phono (uwiikz)
Big Red Supers, the Electronic Crossover, and HF "Equaliser" Units - Can You Help Id? (toddalin)
What is it you expect to hear from hifi gear that you have not yet? (mapman)
Some love for the Benchmark HPA4/LA4 (yyzsantabarbara)
Pass Labs XP30 problem (ssmaudio)
Preamp or not. (daledeee1)
Help Tannoy XT6F with Primaluna (honashagen)
A Visit to Vu Jade' Audio in New Jersey (rx8man)
Ohm F remodel options (parasound63)
to buy or not to buy (ultrasonic record cleaner) (barnettk)
Supratek Owners Thread (markusthenaimnut)
Worst Audio Injury !! (david99)
push pull or single ended (injr)
Just how many outlets do you need for your stereo? (spatialking)
Dynaudio M3XE (onamatappear)
Tune of the Day (77jovian)
Anyone here tweak any Legacy Focus speakers? (edonsmith)
The sound comparison between LUXMAN DA-200 D/A and LUXMAN DA-250 D/A convertors (chelg)
MM Phono preamp under $200 Recommendations (altx)
Thiel Owners (jafant)
Check in: How quickly are streamers and servers evolving? (hilde45)
Moon audio 740 p linestage (jumia)
Bass Vs speaker efficiency (ashoka)
Virtual Systems Activity
120x85MY Place sbayne (sbayne)
Like I've discussed many times before the key to getting good sound is to manipulate the power feeding our system and the audio signal itself. Science shows ... (sbayne)
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120x85tvad's System (tvad)
@tvad thank you for information. (royhosna)
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120x85Streamlined System (jayrossi13)
Love the simplicity!!  Enjoy!! (linnie01)
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120x85grannyring's System (grannyring)
Very Nice system. I see you have the Perfect Path cards, etc and lots of other tweaks. I have them and was quite amazed at the difference. I see you have twe... (artemus_5)
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120x85Streamlined System (jayrossi13)
The goal was to create something clean and very simple. I also run the TV through the Klipsch speakers. The Unit Nova sound very good with the Fortes.  (jayrossi13)
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120x85Uwiik’s latest update March 2021 (uwiikz)
Gorgeous setup, Enjoy! (lalitk)
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120x85To see and feel the music (aball)
I love it!  Your philosophy is so wonderfully correct.  And your opinions are informed by so much critical listening and equipment comparisons, what a wealth... (cal3713)
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120x85Streamlined System (jayrossi13)
Sleek and smart.  Nice job! (cymbop)
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120x85Grove Terrace Groove (walterb3)
Impressive gear.Even if those horns are a little much for the room, it must be difficult to leave when good music is playing. I wouldn't get much done with a... (tablejockey)
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120x85Miesdavis's System Reboot (miesdavis)
@jond It’s looking like the Pure Audio Project speakers are winning me over. I like that they don’t need the subwoofer and they are really fun spatially. Kin... (miesdavis)
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120x85Miesdavis's System Reboot (miesdavis)
 @sevi01 Yes. I’m a big Dieter Rams fan and used to live in a Mies van der Rohe home. Lots of love for design in our home—mostly me and the kids. I really do... (miesdavis)
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120x85Miesdavis's System Reboot (miesdavis)
Nice shelving system for your albums and CDs! Is that the 606 Universal? (sevi01)
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