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Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@charles1dad Would be fun to combine the best of both worlds with four Cube subwoofers!  
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@charles1dad I suspect the Cube Audio solution is of higher quality (17,000 euros for the two Cube subs vs $3200 for the Swarm), but at the end of the day you've still only got two sources of bass and all the standing wave issues that that brings.... 
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@david_ten No affiliation, but I would point basically everyone to audio kinesis’ swarm solution. It fixes issues in a scientifically proven method. I truly believe that multiple sources of sub80hz bass spread around the room fixes a problem that ... 
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@stephendunn Thanks, even that little bit helps.  Appreciate it.  
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@stephendunn Congrats Stephen, great to hear.  Do you have a thread up where you discuss your DAC auditions?  I'd love to read more about the competitors and decision making. Have heard many good things about those PD dacs.  
CLASS D MONO AMPS buy ATMASPHERE MUSIC SYSTEMS
Ultimately, there is no debating opinions. The only thing that can be debated are facts Actually, its the other way around @noske Hahaha. Touche. And precisely correct.  
CLASS D MONO AMPS buy ATMASPHERE MUSIC SYSTEMS
I was a scientist and for a long-time I had myself convinced that I could find better equipment by knowing more facts about the gear I might buy. And sure, I still think some audio facts can be a useful guide. At some point, however, you’ve just g... 
Another new DAC: Audio Mirror
@audio123 Looking forward to the report.  
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@abd1 If it works it works.  I had a bad experience with system wide room correction (Lyngdorf), but still use it on my subs (miniDSP).  In the end you have to trust your ears.  Dogma is for people who prefer thoughts of superiority over experimen... 
Pass Labs Int 25 vs Int 60
@aberyclark #1 should be easy enough to test.  Find (or make) a quiet track  and just plug your source straight into the J2.  Then compare with it through the BHK.  Or borrow a DAC with variable output and try the same. As for #2, I haven't heard... 
Recommended S.S. amp type for TANNOY 15'' speakers
@whitecap The preamp's output impedance should be at least 10 times lower than the amps input impedance. If so, then a listening test is warranted. If not, then skip the pairing.  
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@jollytinker Ha. You just gave me flashbacks to having my soldering iron pulled out of my hand by the magnets on my accuton drivers.  Fortunately just to the magnet and not towards the driver.  Super fun times!  
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
@abd1 This won't help with bass frequencies, but if you're wondering about the impact of your cutout, one useful technique can be to carry around a bluetooth speaker (obviously the closer to full range the better) and listen to how the sound chang... 
Disappointment with Pass Labs - I'm looking for something else
@hifi59  That´s the first time I've ever seen a Pass amplifier measure at less than specified power.  On multiple other occasions reviewers have explicitly noted that the amps are very conservatively rated.  See, e.g., this stereophile review of t... 
Audio Mirror vs Prima Luna tube DAC
@jerry2021  You're always evaluating a system... and how different components sound within it. I personally auditioned a number of different DACs at the same time within my system and did indeed hear differences, as did a blinded co-listener.  We ...