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What speakers work with low wattage class A amps
REFERENCE 3a DE CAPO BE Sensitivity 92 dB Impedance 8 Ohms Frequency Response 42Hz to 40KHz      
Amazon Music High Definition and Ultra High Definition Equipment Requirements
My understanding is that streaming through an iPhone is capped at 24-bit/48 kHz lossless audio. Any DAC induced further upscaling from that - even if it is even possible with your suggested budget Schitt which I tentatively highly doubt - … is a b... 
Is a FLAT response the IDEAL?
@gregm  +1 ,,, well said sir, ,,,bang on critical point.    
Choosing new cables
You already know that choosing your your cables array is ENTIRELY bespoke system dependent. Anecdotal generalities or one-size-fits-all choice pontificating is an anathema to cable upgrade success and audio performance satisfaction. When I change... 
Fee for home audition
5% fee for a piddly home demo time? Or any kind of fee in general? I’ve been in this hobby for 50 years and shopping from dealers in the high-end strata for over twelve+ years, I have NEVER been set up for a “fee”. And you cannot make a proper ass... 
Will increasing speaker cable AWG make a difference in sound quality?
  @ghdprentice kinda said it all IMO without much further need….. ( quality build matters , not just bulk. Think important contributing and bespoke factors such as dialectic, Litz design, et al) The only thing I can offer for you ponder as you n... 
Streamers made in America?
Almost USA ….high-end unit made in Canada work for you? BRYSTON BDP-3        
Read the post and Re-read it again (regrettably);…= a .brain fart!       
What is your experience with amp power?
Understanding Amplifier Power Output Specifications Don’t base an amplifier’s quality just on its wattage output          
IMO It’s only a half-baked question and resulting half-baked equation …ya don’t hear or process the laser-read 1’s and 0’s digital bits alone, and it needs to be converted into analogue first, Hence, a careful matching of a transport to its stabl... 
Building stands for Harbeth 40.2's
@krelldog I understand why you may want to sub-in spikes for placement on a carpet or rug . FWIW, the bottom tenons serve as replacements for spikes. The TT manual recommends that you place their stands on a slate platform (or equivalent materi... 
Unscrupulous ebay buyers
(1) @jl35 has an important point. Using PayPal as the payment intermediary can shift the discussion away from terms and conditions in your EBay ad , to vagaries in terms and conditions in PayPal. PayPal has its legendary warts and risks causing en... 
Building stands for Harbeth 40.2's
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Building stands for Harbeth 40.2's
@whipsaw  I appreciate your comment …. I guess that NO speaker is decoupled from their speaker stands . If I highlight below the TT narrative explaining the purpose of extended tenons in my prior post, maybe that is a better synopsis for the rea... 
Building stands for Harbeth 40.2's