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Pickering XV 15 Cartridge question...re: Installing

I just installed the above cartridge on my Technics SL 1600 turntable.Sounds great...But...when I...

rocky13130
Marantz PM10 class D amp

Hi every one. I am in the market for a new amp.Because of WAF, I have to go with integrated amps ...

viethluu3
An Excellent New Read: "A Brief History Of Why Artists Are No Longer Making A Living..."

Posted March 14th, 2019 by Ian Tamblyn. "A Brief History Of Why Artists Are No Longer Making A Li...

ivan_nosnibor21
Casual PC speakers for music

https://i.gyazo.com/9f4fc79313de372bf5fab03f40df2ad4.png Hey guys , I am new to this audio thingy...

d1versify10
Ugh....dropped the stylus on the platter

I was adjusting my turntable level which somehow was slightly out of level and the cue lever was ...

audioguy857
ortofon rmg 309 i

..good morning to all .... I bought an ortofon rmg309i .... but I do not understand how to set co...

luigilamarca2
Looking for my first DAC

I have mostly equipment from the eighties with the exception of an OPPO BDP-93.  My Preamp is an ...

curiousjim10
Rip Bernie Torme, another one bites the dust!

Sad to see this over the weekend.Even sadder to see nobody appeared to have noticed!Bernie Torme ...

uberwaltz0
System Health Check - Any recommendations?

Hi there, I have a mix of bought-new equipment and bought-used equipment. I've had mixed results ...

nigelfrank0
Posting and communicating on Audiogon ?

Is it just me, or does it appear that there is more arguing, debating, name calling, blatant host...

mrdecibel39
Phonostage preamp HELP

All -I just purchased a Clearaudio Innovation with a Koetsu Black cartridge. I currently have a M...

hambon6
Double blind test- over a month- could this be a reliable test for any equipment?

I am aware there are lots of debate about the merit of the double-blind test.Reading lots of arti...

msnpassion32
Lightning quick DYNAMIC amp in the under $1000 range

Hi guys, slowly upgrading my system on a bang for the buck budget. Anyone know of a musical, dyna...

bstatmeister0
Help with speaker cable recommendations please

Hello and thanks for reading!I have a Krell Vanguard integrated rated at 200W @ 8 ohms and 400 @ ...

grm10
Sonus Faber: Amati Futura vs. Serafino Tradition

I have owned the Olympica 3 and now moving up to my destination speaker.  At the time I purchased...

djfst1
System Upgrades for Streaming

Hi all. Wondering if some of the experts here could lend me a hand. About 3 years ago, I purcha...

jdtalv5
Soundstaging and Imaging: Not an Illusion

A recent topic Soundstaging and Imaging: The Delusion about The Illusionhttps://forum.audiogon.co...

ieales31
Best Bass Amp!

I’m in the process of rebuilding my pair of Kinergetics SW-900 linesource subwoofers that have si...

ptheo7
Home made treatment to reduce Bass bloom or resonance in a room?

Hi All,Has anyone constructed their own panels or treatments for certain areas of the listening r...

scratcha10
Does anyone have a Schiit Yggy DAC?

I just purchased a Schiit Yggdrasil DAC that runs much hotter than any component I have ever used...

golferjw12
Tone Arm board material

My VPI Ares3 turntable which is made with a laminated acrylic/aluminum/acrylic plinth, about 2.5 ...

slimpikins520
Acoustic Energy AE-2 * any info helpful

I haven't been around the audiophile block long enough to remember these when they were new but a...

oharchie2
Elton John Tumbleweed Connection SACD Hybrid

After extensive research, I can only find SACD hybrid multi-channel, DSD.  Is there an SACD hybri...

celtic660
Plinius SA-102

Hi everybody, I have a Plinius SA-102 that has worked flawless for a long, long time, I never tur...

lillapepe3
picking speakers (and electronics) for a relatively large room - new

Hi guys I am purchasing my first high end 2 channel audio system for a reasonably lar...

gryphonite23
Bookshelf Recommendations

Long time, first time here. Looking to upgrade my current speakers. While I know the best way to ...

carerra4s13
This is a brilliant interview of Keith

I really enjoyed this. Keith says other artists try hard to fill ever corner of a blank canvas bu...

shadorne14
new to the family....

just to talk out loud to the crowd:new family members:Manger P1 passive loudspeakers Shunyata Del...

markmendenhall1
spectron musician III mark 2 repair

Have a musician 3 mark 2 with one channel out. I understand the manufacturing facility in Califor...

greglintner1
Did Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain" blow up my woofer?

System: Ortofon 2M Red > Musical Surrounding Phonomena II > PS Audio Stellar preamp > M7...

jayy4221
Wanted Any Symdex Speakers

These Symdex Gamas have continually amazed me, especially considering the 50 dollars I paid for t...

cooper60hz5
Eliminate USB from the chain?

I borrowed a Naim UnityQute2 over the weekend that I ended up really enjoying with my Harbeths. I...

clarinetmonster27
Advice on compensating for hearing loss

Here's a puzzle: I'm an 84-year-old music/movie lover with considerable hearing loss (especially ...

jessleo16
Someone help with these cables (3.5 Stereo L, S-Video R) and what the coloured wires are?

http:/imgur.com/a/i3DLGwPImgur link to the cables ^Help! :)

parfitarole1
Installation of new AC lines......best way to ground to avoid loops and noise

I plan on installing dedicated (new breaker box near stereo) lines. I already have the AC plugs a...

jsautter7
Yamaha CD 2100

I currently have a Yamaha cd-s1000. Nothing wrong with it, but I have the opportunity to get an ‘...

iasi1
The most important factor in soundstage imaging

Everybody wants a system that images well. There are  many discussions here positing equipment ch...

phomchick42
Tru-Sweep Anti-Static Dust Cleaner/Sweeper

I recently added a Tru-Sweep Anti-Static Dust Cleaner/Sweeper to my turntable setup. I purchased ...

benjie1
Streaming music using Oppo 105

I have a Oppo 105 connected directly to my Bryston amp. I want to stream music through Magnepan s...

elf15
KT88 tube amp

Which kt88 do you prefer between these two models?- golden dragon retrò or  shuguang treasure bla...

nic100
Out of phase signal shifts radically

Using a Stereophile test disk I used the phase tests as I have many times before. Right channel p...

amansker2
Belles 350A Reference Preamp Choices

Could anyone share their preamp combinations they have used with the Belles 350A Reference and wh...

hoopster0
Step down transformers for japanese gear

Hi guys,Lately, I have bought for quite a good price Luxman power amp and preamplifier m900u and ...

taviran2
Audio Nirvana Drivers

Recently I had a chance to listen to the Audio Nirvana 15in Alinco driver, connected to a nice 30...

akwilson5011
Charts & Graphs?

Over the years I've seen a lot of Charts & Graphs guys convert to listening. Still I'm notici...

michaelgreenaudio4
Acceptable speaker hum from integrated or sign of impending failure?

I have two integrated amps that are now about a decade old and one produces a slight 60 Hz hum th...

joincoolkidclub11
Looking for Mac tube amp for my Focal Kanta 2 speakers. Suggestions please!

Looking to finally make the jump to Mac gear after years of lusting. I currently have a couple ho...

sadcaper1
Forum contributions in the past 48 hours
Top music streamer for 2019? Aurender N10’s? (nyev)
Do you have any concern for the environment when keeping your equipment 24/7 ? (inna)
What are the speakers you very rarely find in the Used market(Audiogon or Anywhere)? (karurravi)
Marantz PM10 class D amp (viethluu)
An Excellent New Read: "A Brief History Of Why Artists Are No Longer Making A Living..." (ivan_nosnibor)
ADC 26 BEST PRITCHARD CARTRIDGE EVER? or BEST CARTRIDGE EVER? (rauliruegas)
Casual PC speakers for music (d1versify)
Cartridge issues need suggestions (pops)
T+A elektroakustik HV Series Components (david_ten)
Ugh....dropped the stylus on the platter (audioguy85)
ortofon rmg 309 i (luigilamarca)
Whats on your turntable tonight? (slipknot1)
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC? (rauliruegas)
Looking for my first DAC (curiousjim)
Posting and communicating on Audiogon ? (mrdecibel)
Rega RP8 cartridge? (boofer)
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ? (select-hifi)
Digital Room Correction For Speakers (samgar2)
Tube Rolling with the Line Magnetic 518 IA (frontier1)
Phonostage preamp HELP (hambon)
Double blind test- over a month- could this be a reliable test for any equipment? (msnpassion)
Recommended Speaker List for Atma-Sphere OTL Amplifiers. (dragon_vibe)
What do you drive and why? (2psyop)
Let's compile list of brands that produce Amps AND Loudspeakers. (bluenote64)
Help with speaker cable recommendations please (grm)
Soundstaging and Imaging: The Delusion about The Illusion (celander)
Jazz for aficionados (orpheus10)
Benchmark AHB2 Amplifier, opinions and competition (rvpiano)
Sonus Faber: Amati Futura vs. Serafino Tradition (djfst)
What is the best USED Speaker Under $10,000 (jprice)
System Upgrades for Streaming (jdtalv)
Opinions on Nuprime vs D-sonic vs Red Dragon vs Class D Audio (autre)
Speaker help (golden210)
Soundstaging and Imaging: Not an Illusion (ieales)
This Schitt is totally refreshing in the world of high end audio! (jbhiller)
Best Bass Amp! (ptheo)
Home made treatment to reduce Bass bloom or resonance in a room? (scratcha)
Thiel Owners (jafant)
Component isolation (zavato)
Does anyone have a Schiit Yggy DAC? (golferjw)
Best Cartridge for $1000-$1350? (deanshias)
KEF LS50 or Harbeth P3ESR for desktop system? (bbarlow690)
Tone Arm board material (slimpikins5)
Acoustic Energy AE-2 * any info helpful (oharchie)
Whats playing on your system today? (nutty)
Classical Music for Aficionados (rvpiano)
Upgrade the projector or projector screen? (danimaz)
DAC - Aqua Formula or Aqua La Scala (mi4)
Has anyone tried these stunning new CPT power cord? (bacardi)
Cartridge for Symphonic music . (schubert)
Looking for speaker recommendations (darrenmc)
Dick Dale (jafant)
Plinius SA-102 (lillapepe)
picking speakers (and electronics) for a relatively large room - new (gryphonite)
Is a PTP Solid 12 (Lenco) worthy of a $5k cartridge (pani)
Radikal Linn LP12 or Palmer 2.5? (latenitecity)
Bookshelf Recommendations (carerra4s)
This is a brilliant interview of Keith (shadorne)
new to the family.... (markmendenhall)
Going linear - The Luxman 507ux (erik_squires)
spectron musician III mark 2 repair (greglintner)
What are you streaming tonight? (uberwaltz)
Is There a Speaker for Me/Impossible Requirements? (budget: $2000) (joincoolkidclub)
Atoll IN200SE Integrated Amplifier (musky_don)
Did Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain" blow up my woofer? (jayy42)
Another new DAC: Audio Mirror (rja)
MORE Esoteric problems (jnovak)
Ask the local curmudgeon (me) anything related to tech or liquor. :) (erik_squires)
Wanted Any Symdex Speakers (cooper60hz)
Preamp Deal of the Century (slowhand)
Is DEQX a game changer? (ptss)
Looking for a pre-amp (Pass, ARC, BAT, Sim, PS Audio) (jmarshak)
Ceiling speakers for Home theater..... (sogvet)
Eliminate USB from the chain? (clarinetmonster2)
Ever Bought an Audio Product that was Stupid Good for the Money? (seanheis1)
Advice on compensating for hearing loss (jessleo)
Should I buy Anthem 1120 for a 11 speaker system or Sony 5000 ES (galleybob)
Music server (digitaljoseph)
Spade termination for Vandersteen 2CE Signature ii (arturos73)
Cambridge Azur 851C (sabrejet)
Online store refusing to sell me an SET amplifier (rmd1114)
What are the weak points of Pass amps and pre-amps ? (inna)
Someone help with these cables (3.5 Stereo L, S-Video R) and what the coloured wires are? (parfitarole)
Tekton Design's new THE PERFECT SET equals "goosebumps time" (teajay)
I want to be moved and have the music touch my soul! (honashagen)
Installation of new AC lines......best way to ground to avoid loops and noise (jsautter)
Rogue RP-7 vs. New RP-9 - What's the Difference? (irrenarzt)
Best integrated up to $6000 (erasto)
Prima Luna EVO series amps/preamps now available... (aolmrd1241)
The Audio Gods are tough but fair-Have you had the "Curse of the 300B" ? (jbhiller)
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report (ghosthouse)
Best Tube Amp for B&W Bookshelf (rocketroom)
Yamaha CD 2100 (iasi)
is there an app for mac that plays any music file type? (blindjim)
The most important factor in soundstage imaging (phomchick)
Will the SA8005 decode MQA? (dyl71)
Relaxed, musical DAC around 2k used? (blorp)
Best song for immediate impact when presenting or testing? (cmjones)
Best speakers in the 50-60k range ? (d2girls)
Tru-Sweep Anti-Static Dust Cleaner/Sweeper (benjie)
South Florida - join in and make a REAL effort! (marktomaras)
Streaming music using Oppo 105 (elf1)
Magnepan and room size, room placement (meiatflask)
I’m gob smacked. What were you’re aha moments? (lmnop)
On order, new receiver (pcc67)
Mytek Manhattan II Phono or other options (mayoradamwest)
Why do some manufacturers reverse preamp polarity in the first place? (aberyclark)
Really...My favorite power tube is reissue that's not widely popular (jbhiller)
Tweeter Capacitor Upgrade (Coincident PREs) (cal3713)
Out of phase signal shifts radically (amansker)
Wilson WITT (v1) resistors (omemijk)
Audio Technica VM540ML v. N97xe Jico SAS (bstatmeister)
Al’s Audio Sliver Series Power Cable (matt_carter)
Best Pre+Monos for Dynadio Contour 60? >No tubes (user140)
Best speakers for classic rock (burkeys66)
Step down transformers for japanese gear (taviran)
Virtual Systems Activity
120x85An Office System Don Draper Would Be Proud Of (agear)
My tube complement for the amp is now complete with the addition of the Sophia electric 300B Blues.  They sound as advertised (to my ears) with a lovely, sul... (agear)
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120x85tomic601's Casa Pacifica (tomic601)
I also do not like having a PC always on running ROON core. For now it is a necessary evil.... (tomic601)
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120x85tomic601's Casa Pacifica (tomic601)
Eric we are south of LB in Carlsbad @smortega no, two places, which makes it hard to synchronize the music servers and record collections... There was a kill... (tomic601)
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120x85Our Townhome System (mjcmt)
Thanks Smortega. I agree w/ your esthetic reasoning, though I would like a little less echo. I was mainly referring to an audio room for music only w/o TV an... (mjcmt)
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120x85Fortes (jamesclarke)
James, are those Forte 1s or 2s? And what are your other components, please? More photos would be most welcome, too.Thanks. (amvm73)
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120x85NOLA Built (david_ten)
Loving it! : ) (david_ten)
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120x85Hamr's house (hamr)
Breezer: from what I understand the driver configuration is the same , but with different drivers. I have heard a 2 version and my sound very different. You ... (hamr)
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