buconero117

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Should i have my Harmon Kardon repaired or replace
No, dump it. Repairing vintage electronics is not cost effective, especially since parts are generally not available. 
Paypal insecure?
Will become more so, now that eBay and PayPal are splitting. For sellers and buyers, there will be less protection. So, for sellers ask for payment via a bank check sent to you via US postal mail, not shipping until the check full clears, sometime... 
How NOT to sell an item on Audiogon
Selling should always involve buyer pick up, demonstrated operation ability of the item and payment in cash. All else is 'risky business'. 
Help with equipment rack design
To assure 'better sound' your design efforts should include consideration of acoustic shields, of all kinds. Remember, when the speakers are playing, acoustic energy is flying around your room and impacts every surface it can find. Especially impo... 
Schiit Bifrost driver and Windows 10
Windows 10? Be prepared to experience major disruptions of your digital life. As with most early adopters of anything, they get a lot of 'arrows' in their back, hey its what pioneers do. Let you digital life take a holiday on 'new', at least for a... 
Rip LP's to Digital
Don't. The time spent and the quality of the sound, no matter what the converter and software, will disappoint. The conversion process is time intensive, better you just buy used Cd's of your favorite albums, and spend time just enjoying the music... 
Do Countries Have a "House" Sound
Must be, for many years ago an article appeared in 'Fi' magazine that explored how people in different countries 'hear' differently. When you think about, that is what accents are all about. The article in question explored the British sound, vs. ... 
The best preamp without a doubt..in my experience
Tried them all? No Audio Research in your list. I have been down your path, including an EAR. For the last few years I have a VAS Citation I, which is a knock off of the HK design of the 70's, with updated components. If you are into vinyl, the VA... 
Why Listen To FM Radio For Music Anymore At Home?
I listen to WGBO at home for a few hours a day, since I do not spend much time in my car. I have found that the best way to discover new music is listening to FM radio. Most of the music services are not very good for discovering new music. Long l... 
Benefits of Proper Vinyl Record Cleaning.....
You forgot the labor cost. At minimum wage, it works out to about $1 per album. 
Michael Fremer's record cleaning process....
So little time, so much music still to be listened too. 
Electron microscope slow-motion video of vinyl LP
Speaking of electron microscopes, all should know that the ultimate platform for you vinyl rig is an electron microscope platform, costs about $10K, but it tame all vibrations. 
Does anyone run 2 or more turntables...
Yes, if you have mono lps, you need a cartridge that is design for them. So, two tables. 
Help with Turntable/arm/cart decision
Your lucky day. Be bold, adventuresome and go for a U-Turn Audio table, available only on the Net. I know, how could something so inexpensive be so good? Little risk since you can send it back. Worst it will make you feel better that you spent meg... 
overwhelmed by record rituals
Steam, is the answer. Its a $30 no brain er.