curlyhifi

Responses from curlyhifi

Looking for more detail in a speaker
The Gryphon Diablo 300 is also contributing.See if you can take a pair home to demo.I have the 805's using a Krell KSA 200s. I switched over from my ARC DS 450 and the sound Came alive. 
A move from Harbeth to... Wilson?
Great room size. Great Amp. You really have to listen to the Sabrinas.The Harbeth you have would go nicely with two REL s/510.The Sabrinas are very different then the Vintage watt /puppys.Very transparent and open. If you listen to them you will d... 
A move from Harbeth to... Wilson?
Great room size. Great Amp. You really have to listen to the Sabrinas.The Harbeth you have would go nicely with two REL s/510.The Sabrinas are very different then the Vintage watt /puppys.Very transparent and open. If you listen to them you will d... 
Internet radio for Luddites
The Cambridge DAC CXN V2 is absolutely the best I heard in that price range. I have it connected to my network switch via ethernet. My host is ROON based on my Mac mini. I have also streamed directly from TIDAL. 
How do I pay?
I had the same experience. The person was a genuine first timer all was good. The second time not so good.After that I have learned to walk away.If you can pick them up and give them a listen ,you decide. If not hold onto your cash and wait for an... 
Negotiate good price
Curious is to how often you take the extended warrantees on Audiogon products. I find it very entertaining how your request was handled by the proprietor.  
What's the best and/or favorite piece of equipment you've owned? And do you still own it?
Krell KSA 200S and Krell MD-10 
I think I over treated my room. I can't hear anything.
Your listening room or area is the most important part of your system. You are in a great spot starting in your new home. If possible get your equipment in and start adjusting the room.Some of the highest rated equipment can sound terrible in a po... 
High end stereo preamps? Worth it?
IMHO.... It has probably made the most significant change in systems I have owned in the past 35 years.1980 Something... DQ-20 speakers, Adcom GFA 555, Amp GFA 565 preamp SOTA sapphire TT  ..I went from the Adcom GFA 565 to a CJ Premiere 2.I was c... 
Amp repair cost — is this right?
Well worth the recap you will not be sorry. I have had some popular "High End Amps" recapped. For that model the price is right. 
In Search Of... Desktop All-In-One
I would go with kren0006 suggestion . If it is for your office you will be more then satisfied. Going the parts express route will only distract you from getting your work done. Don;t get me wrong those products are good introductions but you are ... 
Need Tubes
Have had great luck with tubestore.com Matched tubes available 
Need Tubes
Have had great luck with tubestore.com Matched tubes available 
Can I use 24 gauge speaker cable?
Can you use 24 awg? YesDo a simple listening test. 14 awg from Amazon or the depot. Then try the 24 awg. See what sounds better.... No Brainer. 
How do you know what you're missing?
sgordon1 has said it best.Great comment!!!!