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Atma-Sphere in CO?

I'm looking to listen to one of Ralph's amps.  I'm in Denver and have Coincident PREs and a pair ...

cal37130
Best vintage DD turntables from the 70's and 80's?

Howdy folks-We’ll I’ve got the vinyl bug for sure. 6 months ago, I bought my first TT, a nice Tec...

knollbrent20
Room placement for Vandersteen Treo CT

I  am considering Vandersteen Treo CT's for purchase. In doing some research on them I read they ...

skyscraper8
Audioquest Slate biwire vs Audioquest GBC single wire

New to Audiogon. I just purchased here PSB Imagine T2 speakers, driving them with an Arcam Alpha1...

manlio241
Empire Turntable Parts

I am using a very old Empire 698 with a Ortofon MC20 Mikita. I am also using a Parasound Zphono h...

falmgren2
Herron VTPH-2A Phono Preamp....anyone familiar?

Hi just reaching out to get any input/feedback  on the Herron VTPH-2A Phono Preamp.   While I'm h...

jhajeski14
Paradigm Studio 40 v3 owner looking for 2 channel setup, Dynaudio Contour, ATC SCMs etc

It has been 10+ years with these speakers and they are great all rounders. I am looking for a ded...

geek1012
Cover songs that are better than the originals.

There is an active thread about terrible cover songs so I thought I'd start one about cover songs...

n8043
Bands with great second albums

Bands that had a great second album. We all know the obvious ones Led Zeppelin, Hendrix, The Beat...

lenmc296457
Favorite musician(s)

I am first and foremost a song lover. Chords (the importance of which is not taken seriously enou...

bdp2414
Any love for Rogue Audio Apollo Dark monoblocks?

This is more of a casual question.  In my research and audition of loudspeakers these past few mo...

kcpellethead4
Alabama Shakes

Recently purchased Alabama Shakes first album, Boys and Girls. I purchased this on iTunes right a...

n802
Expanding your hobby by expanding love

Let me be a little Zen here. I’ll keep this short. 99% of what we read in magazines and on this f...

erik_squires7
Phono preamp/turntable connection question.

Should I put the better cable in between my phono preamp and turntable or from my phono preamp to...

asahitoro7
Marantz SA 10 compared to

Oppo 205 for CD play only. ?

ptss0
Sirius XM Buying Pandora

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/09/24/siriusxm-acquire-music-streaming-company-pan...

ejr19535
Recording with a Bryston 17b3 preamp.

I just got my Dragon refurbished today and I'm trying to record. The instructions are not quite c...

blueranger1
Converter for digital out to analog in to Integrated

My wife purchased a smart TV that bypasses the mac mini I use as a music server and to watch Netf...

bjesien2
Marantz DV8400 SACD Output

I'm trying to run my Marantz DV8400 into my Cambridge Audio Azur 851 player. I'm using the coaxia...

malibupacific4
pioneer 12" pax-30E speakers do I need to re attach, attenuator's?

Hi The leads for the attenuators have been cut off so he could remove the speakers from the cabin...

merry0
Where to put one's best power cords??

, Where should one put their finest power cords? Mono amps, preamp, DAC or transport?  Where will...

jmslaw11
Revel F228BE

For all you Revel lovers out there and those who should be. I just received my new Revel F228BE s...

lnitm0
Weakest link - a different question?

Google shows a fair number of posts to this forum where people ask "Here's my system, what is my ...

wqgq_6413
Bass and treble levels

Where would you mostly set bass and treble levels on a good quality integrated amp? Any differenc...

mysteriousmrm8
Will the Thiel CS2.4 fit in my car?

I will be picking up a pair of Thiel CS2.4 at UPS tomorrow.  Do you think they will fit in my car...

andy29
FM Night - Blues / Jazz

Listening to a tune and have no idea who it is...One of the lyrics: Cadillac problem living in th...

mental2
Opinions on these budget integrateds?

Searching to replace a NAD C352 with a new/used integrated that will provide a meaningful sonic u...

sforrey24
Warm up Turntable

Did you noticed that it takes some vinyles to make the music shines, for me it takes 11/2 vinyle ...

audiosens7
Quick Question: Creek 5350SE or McCormack Micro pwr & Micro pre?

Quick question: Which sounds better? Creek 5350SE integrated amp-or-McCormack Micro power drive a...

jsbach16853
SPEAKERS, SPEAKERS AND MORE SPEAKERS.. BUT NEED BASS.?

Greetings audiophile fans,I am in a challenging dilemma with SPEAKER selection and need a advice....

shinemaster27
Technics 1200G - clamp record weight or no record weight?

It seems as though 95% of the time the 1200G sounds better without a clamp or weight.  I use a Bo...

tzh21y15
Damn it

Ok, I have a problem, granted it is a gold plated one. I thought I had this down to two choices, ...

mrdon0
Reference 3A MM De Capo vs Legacy Calibre

I am starting the process of putting together a new system. An important design goal is the speak...

changeout6
Gold Note PSU10 , anyone yet get one?

Thoughts would be most appreciated.

rsf5076
Klipsch Palladium P39F and Probably the Entire line Major issue!

I have a pair of P39F's and have had an issue for a while with one of the 9" woofers.  The rubber...

78c3sam6
Bobs Device SKY 20 or A23 (Denon) SUT for my Charisma 103 cart

I will be adding a Step Up device to my system soon. It's an Amadeus table, Charisma 103, which h...

fjn042
Conrad Johnson MF-200

I have been using my sons Conrad Johnson MF-200, he had it stored for about 10 years, when I firs...

thefile2
Biwire to single terminal

I have a beloved set of shotgun biwire speaker cables, and am trying to ascertain whether I can u...

tseliot4
Someone please "(do) get me started"

Been a Ray Charles music lover, my problem is I’ve always held off buying his lps out of (where t...

slaw7
My Sonic Lab with Thoress?

Anyone using an ultra low impedance My Sonic Lab cartridge with the Thoress Phono Enhancer?

vortrex1
Song of the day?

For me today it is Slow Drag by Taj Mahal and The Phantom Blues Band off the Maestro album, great...

tooblue2
JRiver hack notice. True?

I was gone away from the net since Thursday and I received an email from JRiver (I hope!) stating...

jsd527561
Has anyone compared the new MicroZOTL Preamp to the MZ2?

I’d like your thoughts on how the sound of the new one compares. I have the MZ2 and would prefer ...

joeinid6
Best Baffles for In Wall Speakers

So it looks like the Russound In-Wall Flexbox is not available anymore. Does anybody have any oth...

craigert0
Exposure 2010S2-D Exposure 3010S2-D Integrated Amps

Wondering about sonic differences between these Integrateds, other than output power. Thanks.

jl350
Exposure 3010S 3010S2 3010S2-D CD Player

Curious if there are significant differences between these three versions.  Thanks 

jl350
Pneupod NP-1 Pneumatic Isolation Feet - Feedback please

I came across these very unique decouplers (isolation) feet for components. The adjustable air pr...

lalitk4
Magnetfi power cables Encore

Anyone tried this powercables? They look well made...

jayctoy2
any experience with Esoteric SACD/CD players reliability?

thinking of purchasing.

anthonymolfetta7
Synergistic Research Blue Powercords

  Just curious if anyone has tried either the 10 guage high current blue pc or the 12 guage model...

simguy0
Users of: Graham Slee phono stages + Graham Slee monoblock amp, share your thoughts.

Hello to all.I read great reviews from Hi-Fi magazines about the Graham Slee phono stages +  the ...

bluenote640
Rotel Amp RB 985 repair.

Need repair work on Rotel RB 985 Amp and seeking shop suggestions.  Preferably in Florida or SE U...

jwinsor2
Ayre MX-R Twnenty instead of Audio research Ref 250SE

Wondering if I can replace my ARC 250SE with Ayre MX-R Twenty to save on tube cost in the long ru...

veerapaneni2
Velodyne Minivee Repair or replace

Would appreciate any advice on the current state of subwoofers.  I have an an older velodyne mini...

kbuzz5
Whammerdyne “The Truth” or their other amps .....

I heard the Whammerdyne "The Truth" at an audio show several years ago and remember absolutely lo...

joeinid1
Headphones? I could use your experience/thoughts.

Open to buy as great a set of headphones as I can afford.  Likely under one hundred dollars.  Tha...

whatjd8
Forum contributions in the past 48 hours
Best vintage DD turntables from the 70's and 80's? (knollbrent)
Lyngdorf TDAI-3400 (snackeyp)
Room placement for Vandersteen Treo CT (skyscraper)
Audioquest Slate biwire vs Audioquest GBC single wire (manlio24)
Kinki Studio EX-M1 (nonoise)
Empire Turntable Parts (falmgren)
Perfect Path Technologies: Omega E mat (t_ramey)
Herron VTPH-2A Phono Preamp....anyone familiar? (jhajeski)
Paradigm Studio 40 v3 owner looking for 2 channel setup, Dynaudio Contour, ATC SCMs etc (geek101)
Cover songs that are better than the originals. (n80)
Bands with great second albums (lenmc2964)
Favorite musician(s) (bdp24)
Klipsch Forte III--Pleasantly Surprised (jbhiller)
A song murdered by someone. (gawdbless)
Any love for Rogue Audio Apollo Dark monoblocks? (kcpellethead)
Please help me figure out what I need to do this. My head spins with tech talk.. (abstract)
WHY ARE SOME AUDIOPHILES CRITICAL OF THOSE THAT PURCHASE EXPENSIVE GEAR? (calvinj)
Is there actually a difference? (asianatorizzle)
Best Loudspeakers for Rich Timbre? (cd318)
WHY DO PEOPLE HATE HIGH END AUDIO SO MUCH? (calvinj)
Alabama Shakes (n80)
Expanding your hobby by expanding love (erik_squires)
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each! (whitecamaross)
Phono preamp/turntable connection question. (asahitoro)
Let's talk power cords (thirsty93)
Sirius XM Buying Pandora (ejr1953)
For those of us over 60.. (slaw)
Recording with a Bryston 17b3 preamp. (blueranger)
Do speaker cables need a burn in period? (gawdbless)
Converter for digital out to analog in to Integrated (bjesien)
Any Members Tried the Audio Interface CST-80 SUT? (ateal)
Marantz DV8400 SACD Output (malibupacific)
All Quiet on the Oppo front? (bultaco)
Jazz for aficionados (orpheus10)
Where to put one's best power cords?? (jmslaw)
Lab 12 DAC1 Special Edition (david_ten)
Weakest link - a different question? (wqgq_641)
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report (ghosthouse)
Tekton Double Impacts (corelli)
Bass and treble levels (mysteriousmrm)
What are you streaming tonight? (uberwaltz)
Will the Thiel CS2.4 fit in my car? (andy2)
Help me make a decision! Turntable overload (aqueousaris)
The best books on music (lugnut)
Phono Stage Recommendation $3000 (srafi)
Best turntable under $2000 (neo_the_one)
This is juvenile... (slaw)
TRADITIONAL HEALER CALL 27789866084 IN Durban Ekuvukeni Emnambithi (profmarick)
FM Night - Blues / Jazz (mental)
DIY - Two kits using similar tweeter to Tekton (erik_squires)
Worst Rock Band Ever !!!! (david99)
Received your Magnepan 30.7’s Yet (stickman451)
Opinions on these budget integrateds? (sforrey)
Adirondack Audio (stereo5)
Warm up Turntable (audiosens)
Quick Question: Creek 5350SE or McCormack Micro pwr & Micro pre? (jsbach1685)
SPEAKERS, SPEAKERS AND MORE SPEAKERS.. BUT NEED BASS.? (shinemaster)
Technics 1200G - clamp record weight or no record weight? (tzh21y)
Vintage Cassettes: Direct Drive, 3 Heads: Sendust (phasecorrect)
Kandace Springs - Indigo, the long awaited sequel to Soul Eyes (hifiman5)
Doubts about Luxman M-200, E-250, and DA-250... (bluenote64)
Reasons (sound22card)
Spend my $1000 on a turntable (kenscott)
what did I do to my Oppo/Modwright UDP-205 ? (goofy)
Best vinyl purchases based on pressing, studio production, sound quality and enjoyment. (knollbrent)
Thiel Owners (jafant)
Pieces of music that digital can't get right (blueranger)
Is the Eico HF 81 really that good? (baranyi)
Reference 3A MM De Capo vs Legacy Calibre (changeout)
Focal Aria 936 / Elac Adante AF-61 / Von Schweikert VR-33 , impressions, thoughts? (uberwaltz)
Digital integrated alternatives to SET tube system (hfaddict)
Doug Schroeder Method, Double ic (jayctoy)
Why the Distain For the Rotel RB-1080 Power Amp? (kitjv)
Whats playing on your system today? (nutty)
Gold Note PSU10 , anyone yet get one? (rsf507)
Infinity Kappa 9's sound terrible...HELP (barricadedbob)
Klipsch Palladium P39F and Probably the Entire line Major issue! (78c3sam)
SAT Comparison (moonglum)
NEW Cerious Technologies Upgrade - Graphene Matrix Cables (lancelock)
Bobs Device SKY 20 or A23 (Denon) SUT for my Charisma 103 cart (fjn04)
Conrad Johnson MF-200 (thefile)
Biwire to single terminal (tseliot)
Legacy Audio Focus SE to XD upgrade (louisl)
If you still spin CD's their is a reference level Transport for reasonable money (teajay)
ADC 26 BEST PRITCHARD CARTRIDGE EVER? or BEST CARTRIDGE EVER? (rauliruegas)
Someone please "(do) get me started" (slaw)
PS Audio Sprout 100 (mansana)
The Truth about Modern Class D (erik_squires)
Might try a tube preamp (rshad0000)
klipsch speakers,be honest (bigjoe)
High Fidelity Cables MC 1-PRO (68pete)
Furutech GTX-D Rhodium NCF Outlet (mikey8811)
Aries 1 JWM 10 Tonearm replacement or upgrades? (billandsol)
The Conrad Johnson Premier 350: Revisited (vhiner)
My Sonic Lab with Thoress? (vortrex)
Trade Shows (djtunes)
Breakthrough in volume control or just hype? Relay-Controlled Volume! (shadorne)
Song of the day? (tooblue)
Contemplating DEVORE SPEAKERS (and others)....LONG audition report of many speakers (prof)
Temple Audio - anyone have dealings? (lenny_f)
Home theater bypass (audiomaze)
JRiver hack notice. True? (jsd52756)
Has anyone compared the new MicroZOTL Preamp to the MZ2? (joeinid)
Paradigm Personas: A First Listen (blackfly)
Upgrade from Classe SSP 800 processor (caphill)
Empirical Audio Synchro mesh reclocker, anybody? (uberwaltz)
Solid State vs. Tubes - What if Transistors came first? (erik_squires)
Rega Brio R or Alex R for new Klipsch Heresy III's. (beernut)
Audio Circle (steakster)
Whats on your turntable tonight? (slipknot1)
Shout out for Better Records (rosedanny)
Virtual Systems Activity
120x85oldschool1948's Rec Room (oldschool1948)
Great looking room love the bar. And that Pioneer amp is gorgeous! Very cool and very old school indeed thanks for sharing! (jond)
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120x85jenssmed's System (jenssmed)
I don't know much about your electronics, but it looks like a spectacular high end system. I'd like to move into the modern era and be able to access the ava... (mjcmt)
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120x85Small Room, Big Sound (folkfreak)
Updated photos and posted some details on the Taiko mods which continue to astound (folkfreak)
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120x85Mkiser's System (mkiser)
I have been in Austria at the listening room of Mr. Spitaler (ex. Artkustik) never heard such a sound, never feel Music so real. He is using his own Speakers... (drhalla)
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120x85caveman cinema (ryan1fs)
Long time I also do not listen to vinyl, because a lot of the turntables I listen to, had been disappointed, but now after I have this German Turntable and o... (drhalla)
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120x85My Stormin Gale System (mgattmch)
Amazingly clean room without cables! Enjoy and great view! (cytocycle)
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120x85Another Woman's Perspective (sc53)
Are you married? I think I'm in love ;-) . (bdp24)
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120x85Another Woman's Perspective (sc53)
Excellent choice of components and a well thought out room design. Your front wall is attractive and must provide great damping and diffusion.   You've been ... (lowrider57)
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120x85Desert Blend (bar81)
4 letters is the only way to describe your setup - S O T A!Do you stream music with Roon or another software? Or only SACD/CD? (shadorne)
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120x85Home Office System (hendrixinc)
Absolutely superb! I love tha blue & green glow! (shadorne)
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120x85Small Room, Big Sound (folkfreak)
Thanks for your posts @shadorne and @bdp24 Regarding the questions you posted. I've not actually compared the DCS to anything else -- I've been in the DCS ho... (folkfreak)
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120x85vernonwtx's System (vernonwtx)
Cool system and speakers.... (musicmann1)
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120x85Small Room, Big Sound (folkfreak)
Keep coming back to this beautiful setup. Love the look of Tim’s turntable! I am hoping to get my hands on an EAR 912 one of these days. Have you compared th... (shadorne)
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120x85A Never Ending Dream (tattooedtrackman)
Killer System! (jafant)
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120x85migueca's Second System (migueca)
Greatly appreciate this virtual system post, which has made me strongly consider both KingKo and Omega for my home office as well. Intrigued to hear the syne... (toro3)
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120x85Gerald Smith's System (gsmith5)
DB-25 cable from Revelation Audio Labs was a great addition to my Pass Labs xp-20 preamp. Highly recommended. (gsmith5)
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120x85rclop's System (rclop)
Yes this turntable has got a wonderful desigen and craftmanship... but sound..... I am using also a turntable from Germany it is the SRA Seismograph II, I us... (drhalla)
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120x85gadawg58's System (gadawg58)
Very nice system, if there would the Seismograph II Turntable (from Germany) with SME Tonearm and Esoteric Phonostage, this is what I would like to hear...Ha... (drhalla)
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120x85Home Office System (hendrixinc)
Thanks.  Regarding the cable,  I tried a Tributaries RCA digital cable and the DHLabs Silver Sonic D-750 high performance RCA digital cable, which was very g... (hendrixinc)
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120x85Home Office System (hendrixinc)
Hello, very nice room. I have also a MCT450. May I ask how you connect it to the MA-8900? I myself use the din connector but haven't tried the others to comp... (pierrehaas69)
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120x85Small Room, Big Sound (folkfreak)
So true ff. The squiggles in an LP groove are measured in microns---that is really, Really, REALLY small in relation to the size of even the stylus tip that ... (bdp24)
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