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Best integrated/power amplifier under $6000
REGA OSIRIS PRE-OWNED FOR SALE CURRENTLY IN TORONTO At dealerhttp://www.audioeden.com/useddemo-gear-2/4525867701$CAN 5600 = $USD 4166 
Need suggestions for outdoor speakers to lounge withithe qualifications for
KANTO YU6 Powered Bookshelf Speakers .....HIGHLY RECOMMENDED “....Satisfy your craving for powerful, full-impact sound with Kanto YU6. Armed with a formidable Class D amplifier pumping out 200W peak power, YU6 will have you questioning what it rea... 
Best integrated/power amplifier under $6000
REGA OSIRIS integrated (pre-owned)highly recommended ...http://audiofi.net/2012/08/rega-osiris-punching-heavy/https://www.techradar.com/reviews/audio-visual/hi-fi-and-audio/amplifiers/rega-isis-and-osiris-66135...http://www.hifiplus.com/articles/r... 
In-wall speakers vs. bookshelves plus subwoofer for Stereo/HT setup
It does not have to be in-walls.....Option 1 - On wallsMONITOR AUDIOhttps://www.monitoraudio.com/en/product-ranges/soundframe/https://www.whathifi.com/monitor-audio/soundframe-1/reviewMARTIN LOGANhttps://www.soundandvision.com/inwallspeakers/708ml... 
What are considered to be the best Subwoofers for 2 channel music only ?
A repost and good summation of the conflicting strengths and warts in setting one up properly and more importantly , first considerations  you would undertake to do so. http://ultrafi.com/why-everybody-needs-a-good-subwoofer/August 3, 2008 by ultr... 
Amps suggestions for ATC scm 40 mk2
Stretch a bit for a pre-owned REGA OSIRIS integrated amp. It’s a high end classy powerhousePower output: 162Wpc into 8 ohms, 250Wpc into 4 ohmsAnalog inputs/outputs: Four single-end stereo inputs (via RCA jacks), one stereo record input (via RCA j... 
Why the fascination with subwoofers?
It’s no fascination, but rather a measured extension of your speakers limitations Here’s an edited précis from one of a buzzilion prior posts on this subject“.... A crossover is inserted into your signal path in order to remove the lowest frequenc... 
Best mid-range for $3K
Without knowing the rest of your system, it’s a pure “fave” push.Standmounts or floorstanders ??SPENDOR, HARBETH, PROAC, REGA, JMR, NEAT, KUDO,TRIANGLE, ROYD (if you can find them) are the first volley shot across the bow 
Power Cable Suggestions Please For Integra Receiver
At $200, I would strongly consider DIY with quality build components. The connectors on most run of the mill brand offerings at the sub $200 price-point are built with their lowest available price point offerings , ergo a low level, invariably you... 
Active Subwoofer Recommendations
At that stated $500 price-point, there is minimal to nil audio performance differentiations between your contenders and pretenders. It’s largely a “just pick on of ‘em” exercise for you. Personally, I would strongly recommend that you stretch the ... 
Nordost fans
I am a NORDOST fan. Here are my experiences:(1) LEIF SERIES: NORDOST PURPLE FLAREits a very good cable doing yeoman duty, but it is comparatively expensive to its peers. I tested it extensively in A-B shootouts in my $5000 “B” system. Again,becaus... 
Help me find the right DAC
(1) In the sub -$1000. - $2000 price point strata, there is minimal to nil differentiations in DAC audio performance ( with a slant more to the latter in many cases). Stepping up in price$$ alone won’t get you to Audio OZ either: you need to have ... 
Cardas Cables vs Wireworld Cables
I have/ had models from both brands over my 40 years in this hobbyYour question is impossible to provide any meaningful reply; in that the audio performance of each brand AND each model within their respective stables, is ENTIRELY system dependent... 
ITunes from Iphone or Mac Air to Arcam Network Player
The ARCAM control app has been reviewed as “not the slickest either.....most find it a bit buggy. “Back in 2015 Arcam says it’s “working on” the compatibility issues I have similar failing grade control app issues with my ARCAM SOLO NEO unibox in ... 
Display off- any benefit?
No audio benefit from clicking off the LED display. Ditto if the display LED bulb(s) burned out and needed to be replaced.That feature is non-audio visual fluff.