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seeking ‘HORN’ ideas apart from Klipshc Lascalla
mapmanDefinitely check out Volti. blindjim> I heard one of the line up last year at the fla audio show pushed by outlaw powwer though it was all analog. no digital input. missed them this year but think I will be able to check him out again in... 
seeking ‘HORN’ ideas apart from Klipshc Lascalla
jimHave you maybe looked at the Zingalli range. blindjim> sorry. no. they are news to me. thanks much for the mention though.3djones JBL 4367blindjim> hmmm. appreciate it.ozzy62ozzy621,035 postsTake a listen to the Cornwall IV if you can. To... 
Balanced Audio Technology MK-30 tubes. Alternative to Sovtek 6922
First off I’d give BAT support a call. I’ve had several BAT amps. all are balanced and spurrious noises are routinely absent. I rolled tubes in an older vk5 pre and in a vk60. noise was never a consideration while interjecting different tubes. con... 
DAC - Streamer or all in one unit
@fuzztoaneThanks. @jjss49much appreciated. good insights and your EXP is certainly . valued. Usually I try to seek that line where diminishing returns begins to announce itself and maybe take one more step. garnering the input to date, I’ll be ke... 
DAC - Streamer or all in one unit
@mahlerMany thanks. brevirty online seems the current ettiquette though it leaves a lot to be desired.FYII own a Bel Canto DAC e One ver 3.in a week or so, a Synology 719 twin bay NAS. necessary to retrieve older data off of a former syn NAS which... 
BEST SOUNDING SYSTEM FOR THE LEAST AMOUNT OF $$$$
thanks so much for these insights thus far. the thrust of this thread is to examine and illustrate the actual real world facts of high end audio, and that is most high end audio arrangements begin quite modestly for many people. its an acquisiti... 
BEST SOUNDING SYSTEM FOR THE LEAST AMOUNT OF $$$$
Thank you for the insights. very nice rig.I dig tubes too, though SS with tubes has a strong attachment still. 
How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect sites like Audiogon?
OP... good thoughts there.forum activity should go up. sales may see some down turn briefly.thev irus to worry most about is the spin C19 is accumulating, not the gvirus itself. simply look at the numbert  in the ratio of affected vs non affected.... 
Is it all worth it?
doubtless it has been said, or soon will be, there is a mystical attachment to the orig standard of LP playback.Its pure old school. Ritualistic. For some even comforting and nostalgifc. For others its the ‘only pure way to audio nirvana’, despite... 
which car is sitting in your listening room?
the only other quite noteable former chicken rancher that comes to mind was Heinrich Himmler. .well him and my Aunt Doretta., although she did not have the infammy Hmmler did, but she had way more birtds!funny thing... Alfred Hitchcok's 'The birds... 
which car is sitting in your listening room?
as for Mr. Shelby… saw a Netflix Doc on him called Shelby American last night. very good! it revealed every nook and cranny Carrol ventured into. including his stint with Aston Martin as their #1 driver, and his eventrual disgust and feud with ... 
2020 FLORIDA AUDIO EXPO WHICH ROOMS would YOU VISIT?
Congrats!  The Raven room did impress... across the board. 
2020 FLORIDA AUDIO EXPO WHICH ROOMS would YOU VISIT?
sorry 'bout the assignements on the MA1 & MP1 items.these were on hand anbd playing when I entered the room as they were driving the T3s while I spoke with Ralph for a bit.apparently the two systems were aimed at differing demographics or budg... 
2020 FLORIDA AUDIO EXPO WHICH ROOMS would YOU VISIT?
I missed the PAP latest itteration and am sorry I did.AV showrooms however did a video on it/them.RE Classic Audiosorry. no Heartsfield, just the T1 & 3s.  although Atmas did show the MP1s along with the Novachrome line of elite powered OTL am... 
It looks like a debate to me.
Rather have feedback from Industry professionals vs hobbyistsPros vs Joes, huh?Why? Are all of them in agreement with each other now?OP > If alienating people is not your forte, hang in there. It will be soon enough as you are definitely headed...