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Best Speakers You Have Ever Heard In Your Home
In my home, KEF 104/2s w/KUBE. 
How old are you?
54 
What piece(s) of gear did you sell/give away that you would like to have back?
Forte IIs, my wife didn't like the looks. 
Tekton Electron SE
I've been eyeballing some Electron SEs myself. Would a Musical Fidelity M2si have enough for them? 
What companies, out of Business, did you LOVE???
Snell 
When was the first time that you heard great sounding speakers?
@samac The first time I heard Forte’s I was blown away as well. It was around the same time I heard the 104/2s back in the mid 80s. I had a pair of Forte IIs a couple of years ago but with the WAF I had to regrettably sell them. Maybe I need to ge... 
When was the first time that you heard great sounding speakers?
I can't remember the name of the shop in Pittsburgh but it was back in the early 80s, KEF 104/2s w/KUBE. I couldn't believe how good they sounded. As a kid I couldn't afford them but over the years I've always wanted a pair. I finally picked up a ... 
WD-40 for electronics
Which De-Oxit is the one to get? 
phono preamp for the ortofon 2m bronze
Not sure what your budget is but I have a Parasound JC3 Jr. with my Denon DP-60L/Ortofon Bronze combo. I'm no vinyl expert but it sounds great to me. I was able to snag the JC3 Jr. used for well under a grand. 
Where go in Tampa area to repair turntable?
Ron at Sound Exchange helped me out with my Denon DP-60L. Nice guy and excellent service. 
Need some guidance with music server and cd ripping.
The ZENMINI looks nice. How's the OS compared to BlueOS?Thanks. 
Great Qobuz streamer. Upgrade from Bluesound Node 2
How about keep the Node and spend on a good DAC? 
Snell E-5 with my Rega Brio?
Those Snell Es sound great. Nice deal! 
Pls Recommend Streamer Under $500 for Tidal “HiFi”
You get the first unfold via these connections, (as long as it’s a MQA Master track). True, you don’t full MQA, but the first unfold is pretty good.I didn’t know I that about the digital connections. Thank you. 
Pls Recommend Streamer Under $500 for Tidal “HiFi”
@junzhang10  the OP wants under $500.