Responses from beewax

Do Countries Have a "House" Sound
Yes, engineering sound and taste of music is the way of life of different countries – they’re the expressions of their Culture,behaviors, beliefs,identity, worship, protest, anguish, celebration and the way it is treated, Also can be a very politi... 
Some Musical Truths
Music is not about sound, it's about learning to dance in the rain. 
Definitive Technology BP2000 vs BP7002
Yes, Difinitive technolgy BP7002 would be an upgrade, audio technology just like vidio technology they get better everday.Since audio sound and music perception is entirely imaginary (you can't touch or see a musical image), what and how we hear i... 
Anyone love TIDAL lossless streaming like I do?
I also love Tidal even for $20/month fee. Yes, they not cheap but worth every penny. They made all music sound sweet without any tweaks. i stream with Sonos and Parasound Dac for less that $1K. Wonderful deal... 
Recommendations for a Analog to Digital Converter
I've been using RME Babyface ADC/DAC ($700 new). Check Amazon with excellent reviews for many year. 
A-B testing of cables
One of my McIntosh system just like yours. For many years I have done many ABX tesing of many tweak, Interconnect and power cord from $200 to $2,000 with my audio club friend and could not tell the difference between them whatsoever.My thought was... 
How do you respond to this question?
Because i like it... Have to be the best. 
ces 2016
I was at "T.H.E Show" every year at Flamingo except last year with their message."T.H.E. Show at the Flamingo is taking the year off" Sorry, no more high end.The new audio product manufacture always been at Venetian Hotel. I understand CES 4 days ... 
You know you're an audiophile if--
Just read article Listed below "What is a Audiophile" 
Which computer for digitizing and streaming?
You can start digitizing you best LP into Mac Mini($500+) with Amarra, Stream Tidal with Sonos ($500)and all control by Ipad ($500).System software upgrade / update easily and free, all you have to do is push one button and music will sound better... 
Is digital contamination that big of a deal?
No..The air we breathe, the water we drink and the food contaimination is much bigger deal. Just enjoy what's coming at you. 
New speaker technology vs. Old speaker tech???
Agree with statements above. Audio and Video is technology and gets better daily. Because audio 'quality' isn't something tangible for some people, it's an area where the unscrupulous can dive in and make their outrageous claims. Audibility are so... 
Is Vinyl Worth It
Yes, if vinyl is your only hobby and to "live you passion". 
Which MM Cartridge for under a grand
Soundsmith designed & manufactured products in USA. Many cartridges under a grand. 
Room correction - what device works best?
I completely agree with Plato and RW is correct. Audio is technology and must be corrected them with electronic engineering. The last thing I want is to tweak and install Pads on my wall because it just telling people that my system needs help.