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Why are there so many wooden box speakers out there?
To bad the world is made of wood… And flat….If only it was spherical.  
Jazz for aficionados
Oscar Peterson Trio, On A Clear Day - Live in Zurich, 1971.    
Whats playing on your system today?
And to you and yours. 🦃   
Toroidal vs EI power amps any difference.
Toroidal transformers are quieter to a point, but the larger they get the more susceptible they are to DC offset. I was told it starts to be more common  in toroidal’s over 300va. They can start humming or buzzing because of anything from a space ... 
Why are there so many wooden box speakers out there?
Kenjet, Please help me understand your question. You asked why companies use wood to make speakers and people have answered you. But you don’t seem to be interested in anyone’s answers. Maybe you should either try to rephrase your question or may... 
Question about a set up
Everything @soix said + Check out Denon and Yamaha receivers as well. This is 2 channel with subwoofer outputs. If you’re looking to expand to home theater, they both have AVR’s   Save the sub for last.  
Looking for preamp recommendation
A simple answer, would be to start looking for a Pass Labs preamp. As a general rule, companies design their products that play well with each other. All the best.  
Bi-amped system
How loud do you play your system? How far off the front wall are the Virgo’s? How far are they from the side walls? How big is your room? Have you thought about using a SS stereo or a different tube amp? My memory say’s those want more power than ... 
KT 150 failure
Monophonic noise is the Bane of tubes. What does Upscale say??  
Why are there so many wooden box speakers out there?
Cheap and easy to work with. I’ve built several over the years.  
Whats playing on your system today?
And tonight     
Whats playing on your system today?
Canned Heat    
Whats playing on your system today?
   
Whats playing on your system today?
Tony Bennett & Diana Krall, Love is here to stay in HR And for something completely different, Robyn Hitchcock, Shufflemania The first cut might be the only weak link. Steely Dan, Can’t But A Thrill  
Break In Failed
What kind of speakers are you talking about?