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3D Array Soundbar - GoldenEar Technology

Does anybody have experience with GoldenEar Technology 3d Array soundbar?  The reviews sound good...

garyagostini2
Wavac PR-T1 vs Shindo Vosne Romanee

Hi there. Does anyone have any experience listening to these two amps, and have any thoughts as t...

easyaudio0
Looking to upgrade my preamp, suggestions?

Decided it is time to try out a newer preamp, have upgraded everything else over last couple of m...

uberwaltz13
Advice on replacing 12 in woofer in Martin Logan Monolith III's

I'm needing to replace the 12 inch woofers in my Martin Logan Monolith III's.  I am running a dBx...

stevepa3
Packing up my CDP...bittersweet

Today I received my new DAC and will be packing up my Luxman D-06 cdp. This will be the first ...

tboooe0
Insane ground loop; anybody wanna try?

I have a ground loop that's been killing me for weeks. I've tried several things to limited or no...

pbraverman0
Speaker companies with a focus on parts quality and measurements

Researching my next upgrade and am looking for good price/performance ratio with high quality dri...

skinwalker12
Advice on how to reset circuit breaker on Richard Gray UPS Power Conditioner

Richard Gray Power Conditioner/UPS Maintenance. Model RGPC 400 ProMy unit was hit with a major ...

nouveau9200
Reversed polarity?

I built a new main power cable to replace the stock one that came with my Integrated, the PC that...

pfarley5602
XLR to RCA adaptor

So I have a new integrated Decware tube amp coming and its inputs are RCA. All my current sources...

last_lemming7
Richard Gray Power Conditioner/UPS Maintenance. Model RGPC 400 Pro

My unit was hit with a major power surge induced by lightning storm.  I need to learn how to rese...

nouveau9200
Please Help Me Choose a Speaker Cable

I need to replace my existing speaker cable setup with something more wife-friendly. I am curren...

treebeard111
Does anyone have any experience of hybrid valve and solid state power amps?

Hi guysI ask this question because I recently had a listen to a JE Audio Dyad S400 power amp. I w...

bazb4
Do I need a power conditioner?

I’m in the process of dropping a dedicated 20 amp circuit or 2 into the music room.So if I have a...

leotis21
Paypal Increases Fees Effective March 29

We are changing the cross-border transactions fee for card present and PayPal transactions from...

stanleylocke2
XLR cable signal ground wire question

Hi,    I have  a question regarding balanced (XLR) interconnect cable design.   There are 3 wires...

audiobb1
Can't tell,if my house is properly grounded

Hey guys, I have a low level hi/low buzz that is coming through my speakers, not dependent on the...

last_lemming18
It is a good idea to purchase a vintage tube pre-amp.

Since the new one are pretty expensive and what I can afford is an old one with budget of US$2000...

faust1684
I've decided to try Tubes

I have been going back and forth a while. I was thinking of the Yamaha AS2100 to replace my B&amp...

aberyclark17
Looking for recs for my first foray into MC cartridges...

I am hoping to keep my budget around $500. Existing system includes: -Garrard 301 turntable -Thom...

jaredvancamp789
Tuberolling the REF5se...

just dropped in a NOS 60's Tung Sol black plate 6550 ... wow relavator moment for sure....Sourced...

tomic6014
T+A DSD 8 DAC v. Lampizator Atlantic DSD only

My current setup: Sonictransporter server (i7 quad core purpose built to run HQP) running Roon ...

shredder1
Mono questions

I have a couple of mono questions on a stereo system:1.  Will playing a mono recording be the sam...

philcrocetti1
Do caps deteriorate with time even if an amp is not being used?

Recently I was considering purchasing an amp which was ten years old but had only been used for a...

weebeesdad8
B&K preamp question

I would like to hear from those that may have experiences with the b&k PT 3 and PT 5 tuner pr...

geph00072
Finally absolutely satisfied with my system

Just wanted to share my satisfaction with the latest iteration of my setup. I wrote some posts he...

itsikhefez8
Project Debut Carbon

Found a listing on Craigslist for this table for $60 and though it wasn't the newer DC version an...

john4214
Not to be too maudlin, but what will be your Swan Song?

I just ran across this article and after thinking euuuuwww gross, I tried to decide what song I w...

toolbox1497
ELROD new MASTER SERIES Statement Gold,a true surprise; changes the game considerably

ELROD new MASTER SERIES Statement Gold Power Cord:Installed ONE of these in the system today on m...

zephyr2406925
Need Wireless Subwoofer Options

I am in the process of minimizing my system footprint and the large boomy Velodyne VA-1215X that ...

treebeard10
Ir repeater to plug into the "remote in jack"

I am confused. It seems everything out there is an emitter based system. Is there not an option w...

aim1photo1
Klipsch Heresy iii paired with Vintage Marantz integrated amp?

Hi,I've focused in on the Klipsch Heresy iii speakers and have found a few second hand pairs that...

onefin3
Power cord for Electrocompaniet aw250r

Any cords that truly standout when mated with this amp?

hiendmmoe1
DACs - what exactly do these things do?

Howdy.So I recently bought a Sony HAP-Z1ES so I could rip all my CDs in ALAC and keep them on the...

babyseaotter993
Streaming Tidal through Bluesound Node 2 vs Oppo 105D

I've been streaming Tidal through my Oppo 105D (with some bugs), but with MQA I'm wondering if th...

halecory2
Anyone experience Cala Mighty Sound Denon 103's.

I've dealt with the French outfit Cala Mighty Sound a couple of times and have had great experien...

jtnicolosi0
Do I need a power conditioner?

I’m in the process of dropping a dedicated 20 amp circuit or 2 into the music room.So if I have a...

leotis5
Interesting comments on noise regarding LIGO,

both thermal and shot noise. And the near vacuum state required for the project.This knowledge in...

ptss1
Forum contributions in the past 48 hours
XLR to RCA adaptor (last_lemming)
Cerious Technologies NEW Graphene Cables (ozzy)
Need Wireless Subwoofer Options (treebeard1)
Insane ground loop; anybody wanna try? (pbraverman)
Does anyone have any experience of hybrid valve and solid state power amps? (bazb)
3D Array Soundbar - GoldenEar Technology (garyagostini)
Why are Harbeth speakers expensive while its drivers are not. (quanghuy147)
Looking to upgrade my preamp, suggestions? (uberwaltz)
Replacement Sonus Faber grille strings? (tboooe)
Do you think you need a subwoofer? (rauliruegas)
Advice on replacing 12 in woofer in Martin Logan Monolith III's (stevepa)
New Townshend Rock 7 owner (slaw)
Speaker companies with a focus on parts quality and measurements (skinwalker)
Reversed polarity? (pfarley560)
Looking to build a system for under $5k (audionoobie)
Wilson Sasha 2 or Alexia for small room 10' x 17'? (996cupracer)
Please Help Me Choose a Speaker Cable (treebeard1)
Wilson Audio Haters (crazyeddy)
Fidelity Research FR-64 vs. FR-54 (bdunne)
Do I need a power conditioner? (leotis)
Paypal Increases Fees Effective March 29 (stanleylocke)
New Ikea storage unit great for LP's! (bdp24)
When and how did you, if at all, realize vinyl is better? (jbhiller)
DAC for CD transport (murgeshj)
Have you ever tried a pair of speakers and said this Is the last thing I will ever need. (jakecanada)
Whats on your turntable tonight? (slipknot1)
Ancient AR Turntable with NO anti skate (normansizemore)
Please assure me I'm not going to burn my house down. (toddverrone)
Agoners: Need Advice! Have 3K to spend on an Amp, what do I do with no way to audition? (cohicks4)
What's your favorite album cover art ? (brf)
Interesting look at THD (ptss)
XLR cable signal ground wire question (audiobb)
Amps Atma-Sphere M-60 Mono blocks OTL design (ozzy)
Audiogon Anti-Lowball Offer setting (jedinite24)
Ohm Walsh Micro Talls: who's actually heard 'em? (rebbi)
Has anyone compared K150 tubes and the stock EL34s in Primaluna integrated/amplifiers? (jbhiller)
Can't tell,if my house is properly grounded (last_lemming)
How much do large Vinyl collections go for these days? (jyprez)
It is a good idea to purchase a vintage tube pre-amp. (faust168)
I've decided to try Tubes (aberyclark)
Looking for recs for my first foray into MC cartridges... (jaredvancamp78)
Acoustic Zen Crescendo speaker crossover capacitors ... who makes them? (grannyring)
Tuberolling the REF5se... (tomic601)
Grateful Dead May 77 Box Set Announced (otherone)
Jazz for aficionados (orpheus10)
Best standalone music server? (uberwaltz)
Class D audio vs James Romeyn (bakalovb)
Counterpoint NP-220 died: (quercus)
CDP or DAC with high end volume control (manthik)
Metaxas Solitaire ll Amp (bkdou812)
Chord Dave or Ayre QX5 Twenty DAC??? (musicfx)
All I want is The Truth, just gimme some truth... (clio09)
Saturday Afternoon at the Opera, often live, from The Metropolitan Opera (ptss)
Is it too bright or is it high resolution? (phd)
T+A DSD 8 DAC v. Lampizator Atlantic DSD only (shredder)
Pani ... New ART-9 up and running ... (oregonpapa)
Alan Maher Designs (tjbhuler)
Whats playing on your system today? (nutty)
Mono questions (philcrocetti)
Rotal 1072, Oppo 95, or Oppo 105? (simao)
PS Audio BHK 300 mono VS Modwright KWA 150SE mono VS D'agostino Classic stereo (thieliste)
High fidelity REVEAL interconnects (jayctoy)
Paradigm Signature S4: Any info please (xenithon)
Time to Upgrade (dnanstad)
Any Recommendations? Southern California Audio Shows & the California Audio Show Oakland (hgeifman)
Straightening Bent Fins (alpha_gt)
Do caps deteriorate with time even if an amp is not being used? (weebeesdad)
B&K preamp question (geph0007)
Ahhhh...breaking in a cartridge. (jbhiller)
Finally absolutely satisfied with my system (itsikhefez)
Cardas Clear Beyond Interconnects ? (biggy79)
Project Debut Carbon (john421)
Berkeley vs Bryston vs Lampizator (rockyboy)
Best female vocal recording on CD? (meiatflask)
Not to be too maudlin, but what will be your Swan Song? (toolbox149)
Calling all VDH Colibri Fanatics and Experts ... (ctpilapil)
ELROD new MASTER SERIES Statement Gold,a true surprise; changes the game considerably (zephyr24069)
Legacy focus polyfill (rvito)
Subwoofer cable question for those in the know... (hossfly10)
Need a remote control for my Audio Research CD1 CD Player (okimike23)
Help me get started again. Tube amp... (portlandlay)
What to add or change for my system? (smills59)
Ir repeater to plug into the "remote in jack" (aim1photo)
I'm considering replacing my passive preamp with a tubes. Is it worth it? (amritash)
Problem with CD Baby cds (jzzmusician)
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report (ghosthouse)
Klipsch Heresy iii paired with Vintage Marantz integrated amp? (onefin)
Power cord for Electrocompaniet aw250r (hiendmmoe)
Sony UHP-1 experience? (mahler123)
Tube vs Solid State (lalitk)
Confessions from a VPI owner of some 30 years (slaw)
DACs - what exactly do these things do? (babyseaotter99)
Relaxing Records for Better Sound - Using the AFI FLAT (bluewolf)
Is a low output MC superior in sound quality to a high output MC?? (sunnyjim)
Tekton 1812 speakers (tooth2th)
Streaming Tidal through Bluesound Node 2 vs Oppo 105D (halecory)
Transformers humimg........again (shawnlh)
Looking for a Speaker Recommnedation (fdemello)
Why pay so much for super high end? (funaudiofun)
The Palladian-A step beyond (halcro)
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each! (whitecamaross)
Best Hi-Res Audiophile Downloads Top 3 (kefas)
High End Amp Price Collapse musings (energeezer)
Miyajima MADAKE experience (chakster)
Legacy Audio Classic HD Speakers with or without Sub (routeman21)
McIntosh MAC6700 Stereo Receiver or MA6700 Integrated Amp (agiaccio)
Your favorite Sheherazade LP ? (rosedanny)
Good preamp with Merlin TSM speakers? (pmboyd)
PS Audio PWT - cd transport (grateful)
PS Audio Power Plant Premier THD Output Results (southernphoenix)
musica bella tube preamp (kedoades)
Bluesound Vault 2 or Node 2? (drcjj)
Bach Goldberg variations played by Glenn Gould analogue master (jetrexpro)
Tune of the Day (77jovian)
How do I power my 800D(3)s (matt_gf)
Do I need a power conditioner? (leotis)
Your Favorite Cover Songs? (danoroo)
old revels vs new revels (chrissain)
This is My Music on CBC FM, Saturday mornings (ptss)
Albertporter,Tireguy, Sean, MikeLavigne, Ozzy ?? (jayctoy)
Modding Synergistic Research MPC to Galileo status (michaelspallone)
Interesting Magico news (ptss)
Rives PARC parametric equalizer (alectiong)
How do you deal with absolute polarity? (tommylion)
Recording quality... (mikeydee)
Comments on new B&W 800 D3 (ptss)
Legacy Audio AERIS: RMAF/listening impressions? (zephyr24069)
Virtual Systems Activity
Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Westminster GR System (arthursmuck)
Yes it's R2R.  Differences are thicker faceplate, upgrade IC sockets, AC filter, Copper chassis, two superclocks, KR rectifier, Mundorf caps in power supply ... (arthursmuck)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120rgafvert's System (rgafvert)
The SME sits on a Project Ground it platform which sits on a 3/4" inch piece of granite.  It's a reasonably priced platform weighing some 25 pounds and fille... (rgafvert)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Albert Porter's System (albertporter)
Albert I know if I will look at your system and Mike Lavigne I would learn and discover something new.I love those speakers.. (jayctoy)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Hey buddy, can you spare a couple watts? (scott_w)
Hi Scott,The PMC Fact8 are fairly efficient at 89db 8 ohms. I am also looking for efficient speakers. Can you please elaborate on the areas that the Sonist i... (milpai)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Life is too short...Listen to more music!!! (zephyr24069)
LAK...it's great to hear from you and thank you very much for the kind words! You are welcome here anytime with a bit of advance planning (travel and schedul... (zephyr24069)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Albert Porter's System (albertporter)
Hello, Albert,I hope all is well. Think of you and your system every time I plug my system into the Porter Ports I purchased from you back in '06. You were e... (samac)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120rgafvert's System (rgafvert)
What do you have your sme 20/2 sitting on and what else have you tried? (jim94025)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Westminster GR System (arthursmuck)
Arthur,What is the difference between the Lampi Atlantic and the "Golden" Atlantic? Also, how would you characterize the sound quality and how does it compar... (pdreher)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Painless Storm (beewax)
Beewax,  I am putting together a McIntosh system. I have recently auditioned the MC601 and loved them.  Are you biamping MC275 (MF/HF) with MC601 (LF) with 8... (lalitk)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120System 954 (exlibris)
Replaced the stock Philips 12au7  in the linestage with a Mullard  long plate (1958) . (exlibris)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120acoustic1's System (acoustic1)
Nice system. What Jimmy Page LP is that? (suncore)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120main system (dctom)
Thanks Shadorne, I have not been on the site for a while so missed your comment.I did see the film about Abefan. I do remember it from my childhood, lived in... (dctom)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Westminster GR System (arthursmuck)
Added Shunyata, Lampizator and Finale Audio equipment.  Also added Belden IC and Duelund speaker cables. (arthursmuck)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Jeff's All New System (jeff1225)
my buddy gave it to me for my birthday. Painted by a local artist here in LA. (jeff1225)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Babybear's System (babybear)
Hi knghifi,Thanks very much.I have given some thought to auditioning the CH M1 mono block amps but I am really enjoying what I am hearing at the moment so pe... (babybear)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Life is too short...Listen to more music!!! (zephyr24069)
Hello Mark,Your system is improving all the time!Very impressive setup, I wish I could hear it.That new power cord must sound impressive;-)!Great job... (lak)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Life is too short...Listen to more music!!! (zephyr24069)
Thank you mountainzen, very much appreciated!Tried something new and extremely surprising today;ELROD new MASTER SERIES Statement Gold,a true surprise; chang... (zephyr24069)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120mountainzen's System (mountainzen)
It's a great system!  I have a pair of Hallographs that I have not used in a few years. May have to pull them out and give them a new audition. I got them fo... (zephyr24069)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Doug's Audio Den (douglas_schroeder)
Zephyr, I have usually placed subs behind the mains, so in many of my pics the subs are not visible. I will likely put some new pics up soon.  I have been ex... (douglas_schroeder)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120Hey buddy, can you spare a couple watts? (scott_w)
Hi @milpai - decided to go with high efficiency speakers only. The Concerto 4 play everything smoothly. Can go plenty loud. Fast transients. The Facts are as... (scott_w)
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Convert?fit=crop&h=85&rotate=exif&w=120996cupracer's System (996cupracer)
I designed, made and wrapped the panels myself with batting and fabric. There are also front, rear, center, and surround  triad speakers hidden under them fo... (996cupracer)
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