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R.I.P: Rest In Peace Roy Johnson, Green Mountain Audio's Genius
I'm terribly sorry to read this news. it was only last weekend I was talking about Green Mtn Audio & Roy with a family member & was informed that it was his birthday that day. We almost picked up the phone to call him to wish him but decid... 
Greenville SC / Hendersonville-Asheville NC areas
hello zephyr24069, cymbop, hope you guys are doing well these days & enjoying listening to your audio systems... :-)you guys are very lucky as you will be in the path of totality for the Aug 21 solar eclipse. i understand that the hotels in yo... 
Must speakers have certain volume to sound convincing ?
Panels sound nothing like real music, as beautiful as they can do. They are for dreamers not for those who want to hear it as it is.totally weird statement Inna. Sorry to read that your panel speaker experience has come up really short... 
Tube amp Questions
theothergreg101 posts09-09-2016 1:05amSpecs I saw said 87.5db sensitivity. theothergreg, you might want to read my post (above/before yours) in this thread. I believe the stated spec of 87.5dB is not totally correct....  
Martin Logan CLS "Buyer's Guide" Question
i'm with jond on this one - really very nice of you mofimadness to help parabolic with some great & pertinent information.  these sort of episodes make me believe that in fits & starts Audiogon is still the same as it was when i first join... 
Tube amp Questions
i found your speaker specs here:http://hometheaterhifi.com/reviews/speaker/surround-sound-speaker-systems-reviews/revel-performa-f52-c52-s30-and-concerta-b120/ The F52 is a 6.5 Ohms nominal impedance speaker & they seem to have determined its ... 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
last night it was "the very best of Julie London" (2006). beautiful pix of her wrapped in 3 long satin sheets.... 
Recommended Power Amp watts vs Speaker Watt power handling ability
mewsickbuff, good to read that you found the info in the other thread informative.I get the impression that Ohms can dip to 2 or 1 with deep bass notes. this is not necessary for every speaker. it depends on the speaker design & one needs to s... 
Recommended Power Amp watts vs Speaker Watt power handling ability
mewsickbuff,you need to read this thread - same question asked by another member & lots of us contributed to the thread....https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/speaker-wattage-question  
We recap, why not re-sist?
rodman99999 brings up some of the key reasons to re-cap older audio gear.the thing to understand is that re-capping is directed mostly to electrolytic caps which are mostly in the power supply. Boutique electrolytic caps (paper in oil, silver/gold... 
Is DEQX a game changer?
From a practical perspective, this whole thing is looking more and more like Enron or "Dark Energy Generators.""Enron" - I haven't heard that word in a long time..... ;-) 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
last night it was "Cannonball Adderly Sextet in New York". Fine album indeed.  
Does the heat an amp puts out have any effect on the sound quality ?
there is no doubt in my mind that the E-600 is a better designed integrated & it is also accordingly priced. These 2 amps come from a different eras of audio - 2009 for the E-600 & 1977 for the Yamaha. yes i did see that the specs of the C... 
Does the heat an amp puts out have any effect on the sound quality ?
well, for the sake of discussion then......I've a vintage Yamaha CA-2010 integrated which has a switch on the front to toggle between Class-A & "Normal" (which is Yamaha speak for class-AB). in class-A it is also a 30W/ch into 8 ohms just like... 
Outboard crossover? Why not?
My preference is a fully digital crossover feeding reference grade DAC's and a multi-channel preamp, but I can't afford that at all. :) After that it's passive. you know I doubt that you will need a preamp as you can find several DACs in the ...