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Holo MAY KTE DAC/ Kitsune Hi FI, Lynnwood Washington
The OP was asking about warranty support, not general repair services.  
Are the KEF Blade/Blade 2 Metas a Significant Upgrade from Blade?
Here’s a comment from Hong Kong on the Blade One Meta, making some comparisons to the original Blade One: "What a surprise!!! KEF’s previous Blades are not my cup of tea. I personally think that they are a bit clinical and uninvolving. This pair o... 
Jays Audio cdt2 mk3 burn in and user experiences
@egrady, Try this - https://www.tekaudiospecialties.com/jay-s-audio   
Rose RS250 Streamer/Dac?
@aberyclark - That can be quite subjective and the degree of difference would likely vary with the level of electronics used and in particular if the amplification is fully balanced in design.  
Rose RS250 Streamer/Dac?
@agolde1110 - Yes, if you connect the 250 via the USB digital output to a compatible DAC with balanced XLR outputs you can connect those into analog XLR inputs on a preamp or integrated amp. Hope that answers your question.  
Review: Holo May (L2) DAC and the Musetec Audio (LKS Audio) MH-DA005 DAC Compaired
Midwest Audio is the USA dealer for Musetec, and currently has the MH-DA005 listed on another sales site for $3,199. They're at 55855 Breden Rise Lane in Mishawaka, IN 46545 Tel.: 574-329-1850 .  
Speaker dust cover repair
The typically dome shaped cover in the center of cone driver is called the dust cap.  
Speakers: Anything really new under the sun?
Those Node Hylixa speakers have some interesting design elements, but they're -6dB at 56Hz anechoically and have a sensitivity of just 82.4dB/2.83V.  
Sonnet Audio Morpheus
Heard very few were initially released due to limited parts availability.  
Lumin U1 vs Lumin U1 mini + sbooster?
Despite what you might predict based on logical comparison of the specs, those that have actually compared the sound of the U1 Mini (now discontinued) with Sbooster to the U1 have found the latter to sound significantly better. Of course whether y... 
Musetec (LKS) MH-DA005 DAC
For potential buyers in the US, you may want to contact Midwest Audio to inquire whether they'd be able to match this sale price. They have posted earlier in this thread. https://forum.audiogon.com/users/midwesternaudio  Midwest Audio: 574 329-1... 
KEF Blade 2
Haven't heard the new Blade Meta or Reference Meta models yet myself, but there have been a few early reviews which are uniformly positive. They comment that the changes go well beyond the Meta material and its impact, including many upgrades acro... 
Looks like PS Audio has a hit on their hands with the new speaker
Regarding their pricing, with PS Audio's direct sale model in the US they eliminated their dealers but offer unusually high trade in values. The result is that US buyers generally end up paying well under retail prices for new PS Audio products wh... 
KEF Blade 2
First review I've seen on the new Reference Meta series, this one on the Ref 5. It's from Lyud & Bild and you'll need to translate it to English. "TEST: KEF Reference 5 Meta - Shocking sound experience - I could hardly believe my ears. These s... 
Does hi-res downloads get any better than this?
The Sound Liaison site has previews of all tracks, so not the full album but enough to give you a good idea of the content.