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rel with monoblocks
@maxoman1 I know this is an old post, but in case others come across this post. I just purchased a single  Rel 212SE and will be using them with (2) Mcintosh MC601 mono blocks (fully balanced) I will not be connecting them in the manor described a... 
Need some feedback on the REL 212SE Subwoofer
@iwinThanks for the input. Yea I went to audition the RELsub yesterday and I have to say I was extremely impressed with it. I agree that the ML BF212 is an amazing sub and I would love to own a pair of them. IMO that would be the perfect solution ... 
Do you ever do this before you listen?
Wish there was a Valsalva method for the eyes...we could then make have NFL refs do it.. Sorry Saints Fans.  
Do you ever do this before you listen?
I have found several medical websites that discuss using this very process to clear pressure form the inner ear. However there are other methods mentioned as well so for those interested below are a few links. each of which by the way recommend us... 
Do you ever do this before you listen?
@mark_hubbard "I tried what you suggested upon reading your original post, and it immediately plugged up my left ear! I should have read the rest of your and other contributors’ posts before trying it. Now, if I gently occlude my ear canals with t... 
Do you ever do this before you listen?
@pjcoughter Thank you for your service Sir. I think we have all cleared our ears at one time or another, and if you have ever done it you already know how to be careful doing so. This goes without saying. Not sure why now that it’s suggested doing... 
Do you ever do this before you listen?
You guys are just so full of information. I LOVE it!   
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Oh boy. Just picked up two Joe Henderson LPs. “Page one and live at the Village Vanguard” the weekend will start with these two. Where I go from there...we will see.  
Do you ever do this before you listen?
“Or just hold your nose when you sneeze.....jk of course!”Lol. I know your jk. Don’t do that. You may blow your brains out 😂 
Do you ever do this before you listen?
@golden8ears haha. That would work to I suppose.  
Do you ever do this before you listen?
@markmendenhall "the most important part of your system is your EARS! Take care of them! "Amen brother! Thanks for sharing your story. "As far as Neti Pots, they work too, but I've only used them to remove pollen from my sinuses; it is very effec... 
Skeptic or just plain hard headed
P.S. I think the moral of the story (for me at least) is to play your system often and regularly if possible for best SQ. Something we don't think about often but it makes sense.  
Skeptic or just plain hard headed
@dave_b So Just got off the phone with Richard Vandersteen. Had a nice chat. So you are correct the DBS system is to keep the dielectric formed in the cable essentially keeping it burned in once it has completed its initial burn in. Which is why y... 
Skeptic or just plain hard headed
"The battery pack seems to allow the cable to sound consistent throughout the listening session.  My MIT’s always sound dark on first listen but open up more as they play longer.  Less of a capacitive effect with AQ!"I have heard people describe t... 
Skeptic or just plain hard headed
@dave_b Yeah I put about 100 hours of burn in on them before putting them in my system just for good measure. I personally think they are a great cable. Im not sure if polarizing the dielectric is what makes them sound so good, or more that its ju...