calvinj

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What Sonically is the Difference between a $1,500 CD Player and a $10K-$25K One?
I went from a tube modwright Sony Es 5400 to a Mbl c31. Better soundstage, depth, detail, imaging and transparency. There is a difference if you pick the right 10k player or up!  
Great sounding/recorded albums
The Bright Mississippi by Allen Toussaint is the best recording in my 2000 cd collection 
Any other lone audiophiles here?
My audio buddy died two years ago and it’s been tough.  The dude was audio nuts but man we had some great times in this hobby.  It’s just not the same 
What Sonically is the Difference between a $1,500 CD Player and a $10K-$25K One?
Look y’all I heard the solutions 540 after I heard the luxman d06 and the Luxman was no slouch but the soulution player is the best I have heard in my life. I think it’s 35k. It sounds analog, natural, open with big images. Lots of air ,space, tim... 
What Sonically is the Difference between a $1,500 CD Player and a $10K-$25K One?
Transparency, depth, detail, image placement, space and dimensionality. The soulution 540 is the best player I have heard to date.  
YOUR AUDIO JOURNEY COMPLETION!
I also have a rel 212se that I use. Best sub I ever hear. Fast and musical  
YOUR AUDIO JOURNEY COMPLETION!
Fellas we get there in different ways. @ianmuir1 you have a nice set up. You should be in a good place.  I have allowed myself to just enjoy the music. I am keeping the majority of my system stable because I’m not going to throw any more money int... 
YOUR AUDIO JOURNEY COMPLETION!
@technick thanks. It’s been tough. @magnetoserge you look like you got a nice set up. Just enjoy it. I ended up with a lot of expensive stuff because of my initial journey. I’ve sold and flipped a lot of gear through relationships to get great pri... 
YOUR AUDIO JOURNEY COMPLETION!
I actually did it on a suggestion from KR Audio and Gato  I’m friends with a lot of local guys in our audiophile community. Since my listening buddy died 2 years ago I’ve been kinda of down.  Setting my system up in that environment was fun.  I’m ... 
DAC Upgrade
Look at the measurements on the Resonessence mirus 
DAC Upgrade
If you can spring for a little more Resonessence mirus 
How Often do you Change Your Gear
Me and my 2 brothers went on an 8 yea gear changing journey that was crazy. We either owned or demoed 50 different cables. 20 different speakers 20 amps and 8 integrated and another 20 pre amps between the three of us.  
WHY DO SOME AUDIOPHILES THINK YOU ARE BRAGGING WHEN YOU ARE SHARING?
Enjoy Mahler123.   I enjoy the experience of trying new gear that challenges what I have now.  Some don’t understand but it’s not for them to! 
WHY DO SOME AUDIOPHILES THINK YOU ARE BRAGGING WHEN YOU ARE SHARING?
@han_n I run into that problem a lot on audiogon. When I mention experiences with the higher end equipment then the judgement wolves come out. My interest is not in the lower end equipment at this point.  I want to hear and share experiences with ... 
DO CABLES REALLY MATTER?
Cables matter to my ear and that’s all that counts.  If you can hear it enjoy it!