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Bose 901's in an acoustically treated room?
The "no bass" comments surprise me.  Back in the day, four 901's (one in each corner of a ceiling) were used in some clubs for dance music.  They produce plenty of bass, IMO. I wonder if the treatment reduces the higher frequencies just boosting ... 
Bose 901's in an acoustically treated room?
I think properly set up the Bose spealers can sound rather nice.  As good as higher end speakers?  Possibly. I was curious to see if anyone plopped down a pair of 901's in an acoustically treated room as the majority of their sound is aimed at th... 
Local pick up only…
Lucky for you. I've never experienced that with few occasions things were broken enroute to me.  I've also been told each time I ship something that damage will not be covered unless the UPS packs the item regardless of original box or not.       
Local pick up only…
It’s not just the shipping costs or taxes that people are concerned about.   Many don’t realize this, but carriers (at least UPS) will only insure for damage if “they” box the item up themselves.  Even if i box the speakers or any other item in i... 
Why should audiophile deniers be allowed on an audiophile forum?
So one cannot be an audiophile, in your opinion, if one doesn't believe switches, cables and fuses make a difference? How boring any forum would be if everyone agreed about everything.  
Speaker positioning: why do audiophiles neglect this so much?
I don’t think it’s so much “neglected” as it is “reasonably located” within what is, normally, a room used and shared by other members of a household.  Not many are lucky enough to have a dedicated listening room.     Now take that small group lu... 
Should I turn my CD player off when I am finished for the day
I’ve never turned any of my CDPs off unless I was going on vacation or there was a severe thunderstorm.  This applied to all my non-tubed electronics, as well.  
Has the cost of HiFi gotten a bit too much?
Guessing the bar is set low.   Actually, the opposite.  You’d be amazed at the quality of sound a pair of Etymotic ER4 and a phone streaming lossless can provide your ears.  
Internal biwire question
Thank you.  
Surprised by streamer differences
I've downloaded the Lightning DS but haven't compared the sound to the Roon.  I wonder why the sound quality is different?   Funny you mention the U1 Mini.  I just got that in yesterday. I picked up three streamers (Stack, Auralic, Lumin) and th... 
Interesting comment on Bose Speakers.....
I've been a big fan of Bose for damn near 40 years!  601 Series II, loved them and wish I still had them.  301 Series II was the first pair of speakers I bought after joining the Air Force.  I still remember how nervous I felt spending that kind o... 
Best cable for record cleaner, ever
I didn’t realize power cords made a difference with RCMs.  Will have to look into upgrading.   Thanks for the heads-up.  
Speaker Recommendation Help Please.
I think, unfortunately, with your room layout the only way you’re going to get anywhere near great sound would be to listen to something in the near field to account for the vast openness to the left and glass wall to the immediate right of your s... 
Has the cost of HiFi gotten a bit too much?
I think the upper end of the high end maybe even the “vanilla” version of the high end has gotten stupid expensive.  But at the same time one can assemble a great system for not too much of a cost nowadays, as well. What’s really crazy is you can... 
Qobuz/Tidal Differences
jjss49, I've seen lots  of threads where people express their likes/dislikes for one services or the other and their reasons for it, but not any that come to mind where actual recordings are named so others who want to can also compare to see if t...