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Best sounding new DAC under $2500?
Stevechamit would be nice to hear how you like it when it comes back. Mods are always such a mystery as to what happens to the orig item once it is done, back and run in good. 
Upgrade BC DAC 3.0 or go BC REF link instead?
thanks much... got the reference as to cost actual now.I'm figujring about $2.5K to $3K for the upgrade, VBS & Ref link. Probly 3K and a bit.optimizer? lemme go see about that.Many thanks.geeezzz there's a bunch to go over!  
Upgrade BC DAC 3.0 or go BC REF link instead?
DoggiehowserA complete BC 3.5 only equals or gets out run by the PSA setup, huh?wow. I recall hearing another friend here saying his then ver of a DCS setup was bettered by the orig Wave as well. Hmmm.I’ve some catching up to do for sure. That sai... 
Upgrade BC DAC 3.0 or go BC REF link instead?
Thanks… I’ll have to recheck for the full on off the grid upgrade… I’d thought to go only to the guts inside the 3.5, not the whole deal. I seem to recall the whole Magilla was around $1100 or $1250 a couple years back. Prior to Ver II.Just to 3.5... 
Best sounding new DAC under $2500?
isn't the Bel Canto 2.5 in that price range? if it's a bit more, I'd say it's worth it.I'd not overlook what the BC line up offers prior to pulling my wallet out.. excellent audio and versatility lay in the entire point 5 line up. Even if nothing ... 
How good is the Oppo 105 as a DAC?
OP: I'm in the market for a good DAC and always heard good things about the DAC in the Oppo 105. I already have the 103 Darbee edition for my home theater setup but was wondering about using the Oppo 105 for my 2 channel setupI suppose the real an... 
need tips on Integra 9.9 aV proc
Alas... HT questions here lay fallow so often.Thats a real shame.Ok… so we’ve discovered there are no stupid questions a long time ago.Well, maybe one now and then, but that’s all.RE: DHC 9.9 front panel displaythe front panel display comes on whe... 
Integra DHC 99 simple config Q’s
Huge thanks ... sorry for the delay in getting back here on this topic. I ran into some really crazy stuff yesterday.sort of figured most of them out, but your input on the switching and household remote gizmo interface fixed that worry.I'd go wit... 
Best Headphones $150?
LoomisjohnsonUh oh. I completely forgot about J River. I bought my Onkyo rec from them a while back too. Nice folks. My Bing searching only revealed the Koss with the mic, As I actually type pretty well, and don’t chat or Skype online I didn’t wan... 
Best Headphones $150?
Thanks all...RE KOSSI can only find the port a pros with mic... but I did find Koss RUK40 - $40 free ship with a 60 day free trial/return or upgrade window.RE There is a solution!given this is a budget buying affair, and having much respect for th... 
Best Headphones $150?
OK...here's my ideea.The sound is the key, right?I’ve narrowed it down to these 3 and only need to get an idea of what sort of sound can be expected from them. Actually it’s two brands, but 3 models.Grado & Senheiser.As Duke suggested, the SR ... 
What’s hot in monitors from $2K to $3K in 2012?
All thoughts here are immensely welcomed. Thanks very much.I have a lead on what some folks regard highly in monitors. They have a powered 8" bass driver w/300+ wpc. Mid & co ax tweeter. $$$ Affordable. New. I'm bad with faces and now with nam... 
What’s hot in monitors from $2K to $3K in 2012?
J_favThat's cool And is appreciated. I'll give 'em a look see in the AM. Thanks. 
What’s hot in monitors from $2K to $3K in 2012?
I apologise for the delay folks. The main reason I’ve been away from here was/is health and of course those nasty security issues. Been back and forth to the hosp lately a fair bit and will be going back soon again.So again, I am sorry for not fol... 
What's Oppo up to in 2012?
Well, that simplifies things a lot.maybe next year, huh?