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Review: Alon Model I Speaker
There are a few out there but I do not recall them.  You should do a search.I am laughing to myself as this past weekend I stopped by my buddies house who has Alon Ones.  He pulled them almost to the midpoint in his listening room and man did thos... 
Review: Alon Model V mkII Speaker
Also have Alon V MKII compltee X-over set I can sell. 
Litz configuration
Audio Tekne has copper litz ICs out for many years. 
Why don’t tube amps sound like tubes anymore?
Wima caps wee used in most of the Counterpoint power amps and preamps.  That being said, I would call those products not sounding like tubes even as hybrids.  The mosfets gave that warm sound.   Taking out the Wima for Nichicon and V-Caps retains ... 
Mundorf Silver Caps
Call V-Cap and get one of there caps to replace them. 
Emotiva Repair
That would be me  I am in New Jersey so you would have to ship to me  PM me if you wantPeter 
Feeling Tweaky
Swap out your preamp resistors with Audio Note 2W non-magnetic resistors of the same value. 
CD Transports
Having heard most of these in my own system, the lower priced units perform as that, they are not giant killers if that is what you are looking for.  My friend has the CEC TL5 that he is selling that was converted from a Japan model to now able to... 
What Percentage Off Would You Expect to Discount For Open Box Amp with Blemish
35-40% off what is the blemish?  35-40% off really what business do you won that gives that much off?  Maybe up to 25% off depending on the blemish. 
is it possible to make digital audio sound like vintage vinyl
Yes and no. Our DAC will out perform most analog systems but once you hear our phono, all bests are off, 
Are integrated amps technically better than separates?
he first statement is true. The second needs more explanation; as far as I can see its false. Regarding the first statement, over the years I've found that a lot of the improvements I've been able to make in our gear have related to power suppli... 
In the middle of a pandemic, Stereophile reviews ~ $30K equipment
Pointless - why should only review equipment for people with no money?If you want an apple iPod go to CNET reviews.    
How many people here generally buy used?
Used to always buy used now I just build my own since most manufacturers use cheap parts 
Speaker cable arrows???
Oh crap my home depot wire is not marked with the direction I should install them.  Does anyone know which direction will work best?  I'm freaking out here. 
What kind of listener are you?
change to Shinkoh resistor if you want and more intimate, emotional sound, change to Audio Note if you what a little more open musical sound just not as emotional. It is not the speakers so much.Happy Listening.