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PROAC D48R Bass Booming
Your getting some great advice here. I had a similar issue with myD-30R’s. Bass was overpowering my room and sounded a bit sloppy at times. Did the easy stuff first, trying to position them correctly. This helped somewhat. I then replaced the stoc... 
LOOKING TO UPGRADE FROM BW 805 NAUTILUS TO COMPACT FLOOR STANDERS
I went from a pair of B&W Signature 805’s to the Proac D-30R’s. As nice as the B&W’s were the Proac’s were a huge step up. I find the D-30R to be a much more engaging and musical speaker. Also they are easier to drive and a bit more room f... 
Amps for Proac D48R
I’m running my D-30R with a Pass Labs XA30.8. No issues what soever with plenty of oomph in reserve. The D-48R’s are pretty efficient so you shouldn’t need a whole lot of power. They do need space to do their thing though so that might explain som... 
Pass Labs and Fuses
+1 for davidpritchard. I got the SR Blue Fuse on my Pass XA30.8 andthe improvement over the stock fuse was significant. More resolution and air with a smoother sound. I now have the Blue fuses on my preamp and cd player with similar results. One o... 
Is the Modwright for an Oppo udp205 worth it?
I’ve owned two of digtial mods over the years. First one was the Modwright 999ES and currently own the Modwright Marantz SA8005. As mentioned in this thread, Dan does great work and his support is second to none. In my experience his work is a con... 
SACD or not
The Marantz is a good choice. I have the Modwright version of the SA8005 and I think you will be happy with the choice. Its an excellent cd player and good SACD player. Its well built and musical player. 
Is Revelation Audio out of business ?
Being persistent is the best bet. I had to do the same dance with Brad as well. Returned a power cord and took months to get the refund. A shame because he does build nice stuff but his customer service is awful. Good luck! 
Fuses on Marantz SA-10?
Thanks Nonoise, I don't actually own a SA-10 but am considering it as future upgrade. I looked through the on line manual and nothing about fuses is mentioned.Thanks 
Spikes for very heavy speakers
Audio Points may be an option here. There are a set that can handle upto 450lbs and you can add the coupling disks or APC-D4 invert to protect the spikes from bending. I should add they also make significant improvement to the sound.   Good luck 
Hi howdy folks, a quick Vapor question for ya......
Try looking on audiocircle.com on the Owners Circles. There is an forum for Vapor audio there and its still active. You can try posting your question there. Good luck 
Triangle Theta vs. B&W 805D3 with Luxman tube amp
I owned a pair of Signatures 805's and powered them with a pair of Manley Snappers. In Ultralinear mode (about 100W) they sounded great. If I ran them in Triode mode (about 33W) per side they ran out of steam quickly. Dynamics, bass and sound-stag... 
Proac D30R vs Devore O93
Let me throw my hat into the arena. I currently have the D-30R andauditioned the D-20R and D-48R. The D-20R is a different animal thanthe D-30R/RS. Its leans slightly to the darker, richer side of the musicalspectrum. It excels with vocals and the... 
Sistrum SP101 Platforms - under floor standers
I have Audio Points underneath all my gear and have the Apprentice platform underneath my Pass XA 30.8. Without a doubt they have provided some of the biggest bang for the buck results of anything I've tried over the years. I'm saving my pennies n... 
Best speakers for a Pass XA 30.5
I have the Pass Labs XA30.8 and I'm running a Proac D-30R. The Proac's are easy to drive and the D-20R should fit in your budget.Good luck 
Update on Paul Laudati of Clear Day Cable
So sorry to hear the news. Condolences to his family. I have a pair of his double shotgun cables as well as a set of jumpers I use on my Proac's.One of the best buys in audio in my opinion. We need more people like Paul in this hobby. He was a gen...