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Top 10 vintage cassette decks
I always used top tier Teac 3 head units. I made all my own tapes for the car and they always sounded great...of course using good tapes IE Maxell. The darker the color of the tape the better. TDK was also good  
Connecting USB streamer server to I2s RJ45 input of DAC?
@gdnrbob Thanks for your offer and I may surely take you up on it. The system is listed and my streamer is a Teac NT505. At this point I am quite put out by the thing to the point that i find it hard to even want to deal with it. Thus I was cons... 
Connecting USB streamer server to I2s RJ45 input of DAC?
Thanks guys. I have a streamer / dac combo now which sounds very good when it works. Too many problems, too much frustration. I was hoping that the aurender would simplify things. I can use the Dac in my Teac NT505 but I'm not sure the aurender wi... 
Are some streaming players more reliable than others?
@russellrcncom  My personal opinion:  It seems to me that this is a wonderful idea that was foistered on us before the bugs were worked out of the technology.  This is my thoughts exactly  Even with an all in one streamer/dac its a PITA. Too m... 
HT & Stereo System Fuel Shortage Coming According to Grid Operators
@nonoise Casting aspersions on the author, the article’s source and the poster along with Reporting the thread to the Mods as spam is NOT debunking the subject. Those are things you do when you cannot defend your position. I’d love to be wrong ... 
HT & Stereo System Fuel Shortage Coming According to Grid Operators
@realworldaudio     Even though I disagree, Thank you for a reasonable response. I hope you understand that there are thousands of scientists who disagree with your assertions. The ones that do disagree get little or no press nor any grant $$$. I... 
Connecting USB streamer server to I2s RJ45 input of DAC?
Thanks @soix  I was kind of expecting that. I have found a Sonnet Morpheus Dac which has the RJ45 I2s rather than the USB. I was leaning towards an Aurender streamer but they mostly have USB. I'm glad you told me of the lack of standard for the ... 
HT & Stereo System Fuel Shortage Coming According to Grid Operators
As for the costs of charging an EV outside the home, North Carolina is trying to pass a law so that free EV charging is a thing of the past. It’s free at various locations and rest stops so they want the state to pay for gas and diesel fill ups a... 
HT & Stereo System Fuel Shortage Coming According to Grid Operators
Official Govt Report NERC report outlines potential electricity disruptions in the United States this summer     Parts of the United States are at elevated or high risk for potential electricity emergencies this summer, according to the Nort... 
HT & Stereo System Fuel Shortage Coming According to Grid Operators
  Extreme heat could cause U.S. power shortages this summer -NERC May 14 (Reuters) - The organization responsible for North American electric reliability warned energy shortfalls were possible this summer in California, Texas, New England... 
HT & Stereo System Fuel Shortage Coming According to Grid Operators
@ghdprentice  The weatherman gets the daily weather right 50% of the time yet you think he is spot on about catastrophic climate change. Yet in the 70's the Time magazine headlined the COMING ICE AGE . I moved south in 1978 after the Chesapeake b... 
HT & Stereo System Fuel Shortage Coming According to Grid Operators
@Nonsense. I expected the lefties to disparage the writer rather than the argument. Its what Marxists / Progressives always do because they have no reasonable argument. to refute the facts put forth   https://www.wsj.com/articles/electricity-... 
Audiophile Tool Bingo
Beer for my horses Syringe for oil change in TT bearing Jewelers loupe  for stylus Maybe a USB microscope Shelving for records Record cleaner CD cabinet storage Computer/ Hard drive for storing my FLAC library Tube Tester Electric sniffer... 
Is the Walker LP system necessary if one already uses a good RCM?
Years ago a company came out with pure water based cleaners and was the new kid on the block back then. That company who's name escapes me, is now owned by MoFi. I use their cleaners for years with the enzyme cleaner being the main one on used rec... 
A perfect song? What are your choices?
Here's the perfect Country & Western Song