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NAD M23 Stereo Amplifier: Best Amp Ever Bench Tested?!?
@kuribo - Thanks for your response, then we're in agreement (which rarely happens in audio forums!) 😀  
NAD M23 Stereo Amplifier: Best Amp Ever Bench Tested?!?
@kuribo - Entirely your right to disagree. Specs are far from meaningless and can indicate many things, but not necessarily how a component will ultimately sound. Some would define audio ignorance as choosing a component by the specs without regar... 
Infigo Cables
Wonder how they compare to the knockoff Nordost Odin cables Ozzy also recently purchased. 😏  
Counterfeit Chinese Cables
As long as they're making fakes they may as well duplicate the Made in USA text and a valid serial number. Doesn't make it any more authentic.  
Does a turntable make a DRAMATIC difference?
Unless you put a huge amount of money into your digital setup it'll never come close to good analog playback. ☺  
Triangle Antal 40th Anniversary get rave review in Stereophile Magazine
Triangle has a newly upgraded line of their top Magellan speakers, the 40th Anniversary editions. Being introduced this weekend at the New York Audio show, details were recently posted on the Triangle website: https://www.trianglehifi.com/en/high... 
Does a turntable make a DRAMATIC difference?
Not saying you have to spend $100K or near on a turntable, but once you've heard an exceptional turntable setup on a suitable system it's apparent that there is much more to a fine table than just spinning at the proper speed. Analog playback is a... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
@johnread57 - Jay has not tried Pillium electronics, I recall him being asked on an earlier video.  
Audio Technica ART9 fans....who's getting this?
@blisshifi - Yes the stylus is diamond. Quoting from the design details: "As in the flagship model of the ART Series, the AT-ART1000, titanium is used for the tip reinforcement plate that holds the diamond tip in place. This reduces its mass and i... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Thought this new review of the Gryphon Apex stereo amp from Michael Fremer might be of interest here before Jay gets his. MF also gets to check it out with the matching Commander preamp. https://www.stereophile.com/content/gryphon-apex-stereo-pow... 
Has anyone compared Lumin the U1 Mini to the U2 Mini?
https://soundrebels.com/lumin-u2-mini-english-ver/  
MoFi controversy
MoFi President Jim Davis Addresses the Digital LP-Mastering Controversy -  https://www.theabsolutesound.com/articles/mofi-president-jim-davis-on-the-companys-mastering-process   
My thoughts on the HiFi Rose 150B
@rman9 - Congrats on the RS150B! I read from a HiFi Rose dealer that when doing critical listening it sounds significantly better if you turn off the display as well as disabling any unused inputs. You could give it a try to see what you think.  
MM, MC, or MI cartridge
btw @lewm, you're correct that finding where to access those messages can be a bit of an adventure. I don't think you can when in the forums, but when logged in on the main site "audiogon.com" it's accessed by the message bubble icon under your us... 
MM, MC, or MI cartridge
@lewm - Is it possible the message you received can be accessed here?  https://www.audiogon.com/messages Good luck, hope it helps!