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The High End for Under a Grand?
Speaker System: Boston Acoustics A-150 (Used) -- $150.00Integrated Amplifier: NAD 3140 (Used) -- $150.00Turntable: Technics SL-1800 MkII (Used) -- $250.00Phono Cartridge: Nagaoka MP-110 (New) -- $125.00Compact Disc Player: Emotiva CD-100 (New) -- ... 
One DAC/integrated you could be happy with forever?
Affordable:  Cambridge Audio AZUR 851AHigh-End (Go For Broke):  Bryston B135--Charles-- 
Whats in your second system?
Update onto my second system (which is placed into my bedroom):Headphones #1: Sennheiser HD-650 HeadphonesHeadphones #2: Sennheiser HD-598 HeadphonesHeadphones #3: Audio Technica ATH-M50x Headphones (Forthcoming)(Price — $150.00)Integrated Amplifi... 
Whats in your second system?
The Third System is a Mobile Headphone Based System.Headphones #1: Sennheiser HD-650 Headphones (Same Ones Used In Second System — Home Listening Only)(Music Only)Headphones #2: Sennheiser HD-598 Headphones (Same Ones Used In Second System — Mobil... 
Whats in your second system?
I’m assembling a Bedroom (Audio Only) System now with the following:Headphones #1:  Sennheiser HD-650 HeadphonesHeadphones #2:  Sennheiser HD-598 HeadphonesHeadphones #3:  Audio Technica ATH-M50x Headphones (Forthcoming)(Price — $150.00)Integrated... 
Suggestions for a dedicated rock system
My "Rock" System would be Vandersteen 2Ce Signatures, with a Bryston BP26 w/Dedicated Power Supply and a Bryston 3B3 Power Amplifier.ORKlipsch Cornwall III (VERY EFFICIENT) -- Goes VERY LOUDLY with very little amplifier power, and I can get away w... 
If your system were a car!
I have small German (1988 KEF Reference 102 w/Kube Equalization System) bookshelf monitors that are mounted on 24-26 inch stands.And to front the system, I’m mainly using a modified German turntable (1971 Thorens TD-160 — standard plinth, but with... 
What is your favorite budget audio component?
Nakamichi BX-300 Cassette Deck (owned from new in 1987, and sold it 17 years later) -- Same Performance, Same Sound Quality, and Same Refinement as their more expensive decks of the era (but without an automatic tape calibration system).  Three Mo... 
Apartment Dweller's Paradise - The Ideal 2 ch. system?
" Ideal system for a SMALL space is a headphone system ,With a little careful buying you can get as good, or better, than the average10K$ system for a thousand bucks .And 95% of the population can adjust to "phones. After 3-4 weeks they seem norma... 
What music or equipment gifts did you get for Christmas this year?
Christmas Present to me was an Adcom GFA-555se.I've been a good boy this year, and Santa has SO rewarded me.--Charles-- 
What's on your audio wish list for 2018?
I have a small but intimate listening room.I already have an Adcom GFA 545 MkII Power Amplifier (Purchased in 2000), and with my Christmas Bonus this past year, I purchased an Adcom GFA 555se (200 WPC @ 8 Ohms/300 WPC @ 4 Ohms vs 100 WPC @ 8 Ohms/... 
What’s in your system today that you also had 10 years ago?
Everything but the CD Player and the Turntable.10 Years Ago, the CD Player was a Pioneer Elite PD-65, today, it is an Oppo Digital BDP-95 Universal Player.There was no Turntable 10 Years Ago. Today my Turntable Rig consists of a Thorens TD-160 (19... 
Apartment Dweller's Paradise - The Ideal 2 ch. system?
Or if I am to move into VERY small efficiency (renting an apartment or buying a condo)(about 500 Sq. Ft. or less), and would still would like to have excellent sound, then I can also put together this nice little system for VERY little money.Speak... 
2k budget for home theater
Well here’s what I have in mind:Speaker Package -- Definitive Technology Pro-Cinema 800 -- $1,200.00 -- https://www.definitivetechnology.com/products/procinema-800-systemAudio/Video Receiver -- Yamaha RX-V681 (2016-17) $600.00 ($300)/Yamaha RX-V68... 
Would you buy a 12-14 year old Integrated?
If it's a Krell, a Mark Levinson, a Simaudio Moon, or a Bryston, I probably would.If it's anything made in China or Japan (unless it's an insanely good design)?No.--Charles--