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High Fidelity Cable PRO, URH, UR, 
Power cord recommendation for a dac?
+ 1 LakPower cords do and can make a difference. 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
audioman58I purchased my MC O.5s over time, every time i add a couple the sound just got better. The Helix design was not on the market  yet. The Pro works well with the MC O.5s making the sound even better. As Rick will tell you the more magnets ... 
Balanced vs RCA between amp/preamp
If you have true balance from out put to input XLR is the way to go 
Anyone else attend the California Audio Show in Oakland?
audioman58I believe you have the shows mixed up. The Newport Show moved to Long Beach this year. The show in Oakland has been there the last couple of years(not a big show). I do agree with you they need to bring the show back to Newport Beach. It... 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
lowrider57The Pro Power conditioner is in a league by itself. Just when i thought my system sounded good for what it is. The Pro Power conditioner took it up several notches.  To get that kind of performance i thought i would need to do a major co... 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
Hello lowrider57I started with 2 MC O.5s one on each line at the wall. I really liked what  they did to the sound so i would add a couple every so often, when budget would let me. I tried a couple in my PS Audio P10, it was ok. But better at the w... 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
NonoiseThe MC O.5s are very addictive. I know because i have 49 of them in my simple system. I use 2 types of 3 to 1 splitters. The orange one that most people use and a green one that is "L" shaped. the MC O.5s caps face down ward to the floor wh... 
Music Direct - Audio Hardware Seller?
Never had a problem with Music Direct`, have bought a lot of music from them and some equipment. 
What Sonically is the Difference between a $1,500 CD Player and a $10K-$25K One?
Going from a Oppo to a  to a Esoteric the difference was huge! 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
jerrybjI have a simple system all so. A dedicated line for my amp and one line that feeds my front end. I started with one MC O.5 on my amp line at the wall. This was a noticeable improvement. I add one to the front end side and the improvement wa... 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
The MC .O5s where a game changer for me. Easy to use, short break in. Had good results right away ten hours or less. Best results was at the wall for me. If you can swing 3 on 1 power line, think you will be impressed. I did get good results start... 
What equipment upgrades or tweaks will improve the sound of drums?
For me The High Fidelity MC O.5s brought better base. Easy to use and not that expensive in the scheme of things 
[email protected] Matrix 800 speakers
tattooedtrackmanI have had my 800s about 15 years now. Purchased them from a local [email protected] dealer going out of business. He had all the original crates and jumpers they came with. Since then i have up grade the jumpers to High Fidelity level 2 jumpers... 
eqipment on 24/7?
I leave all my solid state on 24/7, the amp is in stand by. Pre Amp and Disc. player on all the time. Unless i am out of town then they are all unplugged from the wall