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R2R Dac choices.
I have a MHDT Labs Orchid and am very pleased with it. I'm sure there are a number of other good options. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
R. E. O. Speedwagon - Ridin' the Storm Out. 
Whats playing on your system today?
Long Player and Ooh La La are great also! 
Whats playing on your system today?
Faces - A Nod Is As Good As A Wink To A Blind Horse, Qobuz Hi Res 
Whats playing on your system today?
Jeff Beck - Wired.  Qobuz HiRes 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
A nice promo copy of Roxy Music - Avalon. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Carly Simon- Boys in the Trees, Super Disk half speed mastered.  
What are you streaming tonight?
Checking out some new jazz on Qobuz - You Can't Steal My Joy, Ezra Collective, and Invincible Nimbus, Anne Mette Iversen's Ternion Quartet. 
The best State or region for Audiophile
Olympia has one of the best record stores around (Rainy Day) and Desco Audio graciously hosts the Olympia Music Club.  
Big systems - Little rooms
I'm on board with using multiple subs, but in a bedroom? I have one in my bedroom, but never really use it and don't have room for another (or two or three more). 
MOVING TO computer/HD/audio player from CD's
Look into getting a streamer - Bluesound, Lumin, etc.  Some can also act as a server, allowing you to copy your CD collection onto it.  I use Bluesound, so that's what I will speak to, but the concept should be similar with other streamers.  I hav... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Alan Parsons Project - I Robot 
Big systems - Little rooms
I currently have a pair of Klipsch KLF-30 speakers in my bedroom.  They're almost right up against the wall, only about 5 - 6 feet apart, they are pointed right at my bed, the room has wood paneling and no acoustic treatment.  They sound terrific!... 
Sound quality issues streaming from Tidal vs CD
It could be that your CD player is so good that the streamer doesn't compare favorably.  I have a Marantz KI Pearl CD player and it sounds better (to me) than any of my other source components, including my streamers.  I am using lower cost stream... 
Sound quality issues streaming from Tidal vs CD
It might be the streamer.  The quality of the streamer matters just as the quality of your CD player matters.  I'm not familiar with that streamer, so don't have any comment on how it compares to others.Streaming music can sound as good as CD, a l...