blindjim

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AUDIRVANA No Support CAVEAT EMPTOR!
@joscowMore will find out about this lack of support as more people fork over good money for their error prone software which offers no means for resolving client issues .neither has their forum base support been forthcoming despite several posts ... 
AUDIRVANA No Support CAVEAT EMPTOR!
@mitchchavis>Thank you. I wish I were as fortunate as yourself in terms of a timely reply.Are there previous versions of A'vana posted online at their site?perhaps I can fix it myself if this is so.Once an update to 3.5 and then .6, I had two v... 
SS DAC's driving tube pre / amp vs ss pre / amp
best input so far is to auditionh whatever at home and be way more confident with your decision.although, if the initial sound was not unattractive I doubt it will be unacceptable in your rig either. the contrary or negative accolades tube gear ... 
I've never believed much in cables, that said... (USB)
@andy>I was wondering the reason audio grade cables are so expensive simple.you have likely noticed performance often equates to its cost to purchase.not always is the what ever item littered or filled with unobtaininum or can'taffordiumn.ala, ... 
looking for ideas on must have classical music
@tom>“… TAS..”Great idea! Many thanks. I decided to look for those links at various online mags. which regularly account for music genre reviews.  
Looking for Network audio bridge on a Budget
looks like Blue Sound 2I gets the nod here. most likely. unless for a few dollars more another piece is mo' better. ?? 
Looking for Network audio bridge on a Budget
apparently there is nothing in the category I chose for the price I listed.Too bad.I thought for sure someone here would know of something, somehow.Oil well. 😁 
looking for ideas on must have classical music
@oldears>Really? $10 ? decent quality>? Cool.  many thanks. 
Looking for Network audio bridge on a Budget
OK.It seems Google has developed its ESP so more links began populating pointing towards RPI and reviews on the Bluesound Node 2i, since this topic was posted.J Darko 2018 Youtube video says the Aloe path rivals the $2K streamers, specifically ai... 
Merrill Audio Element 116 Review
well, its been a while....what do you think now that you have your new amps run in and your cables reterminated?better? same? worse?thinking of upgrading your dAC now?Adding a streamer/server?still very curious as to how MA fits with Sasha's?many ... 
looking for ideas on must have classical music
isn't most classical music over 50 years old? 😎 
How far have ss amps really come in the last twenty years?
as for the insight on amps have reached their zenith, and or are all alike now, well, that is pure nonsense.neither are they indistinguishably similar in build, they are different sonically as well.just my input, mind you, but I trust my ears and ... 
Rockport Avior 2 vs Wilson Sasha DAW
good sized room. keep the subs.for good or ill, in this price range I've gotta submit were it me, I'd have a terribly hard time justifying buying either brand without having heard it myself as that is a fair to middlinn' stash of cash about to be ... 
How far have ss amps really come in the last twenty years?
amp tech has stalled in terms of design, although in terms of innovation and advances on some themes, amp builds are being updated with fresh lines of thought on how best to get from input to output.one example I recall from reading articles on va... 
Preventive maintenance or wait till it breaks?
I'm a pretty much 'fix it till it breaks' kind of guy. 😉I would wait. just wait till it actuallly quits working.once a part fails its easier to discover. usually.intermittent issues take forever to discover and determine. sometimes they get misdia...