Responses from dave_b

Describe the "new HiFi sound"?
Listen to the New Sound Same as the Old Sound Don't get fooled again  An inexperienced individual with money is liable to do or say just about anything imaginable.  The problem is most of it will be meaningless. Find YOUR truth and enjoy!   ... 
Describe the "new HiFi sound"?
@pedroeb Generalize much?  
Rhodium plated audio grade wall socket
Nice…enjoy the journey!    
What is the VERY BEST CD album you've ever heard?
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra - New World Records  Slatkin conducting  Michael Colgrass -Deja vu / light spirit  Jacob Druckman- Aureole   Many more gems in my archives!        
Speakers and amplifiers show audiophiles are confused.
@mijostyn I have favored mostly Krell but have tried many, including tubes!  My Krell Class A integrated is overkill for my Cornwall IV’s but it gets’er done ✅   
Integrated Amp Shopping Decisions
Yamaha A S801 is a solid piece, sounds natural and has plenty of power and features.  Use the extra money for some music or an upgrade elsewhere.  
MIT Digital + coaxial cable - why the switches?
Call Joe Abrams at Equus Audio…he’s a veteran and knows everything about MIT. Tell him Dave Borda referred you!   Joe Abrams 520-867-8072  
Speakers and amplifiers show audiophiles are confused.
85db is ok, but frequently I go all the way…guess I’m easy!  
Speakers and amplifiers show audiophiles are confused.
@ghdprentice Was your pinky sticking out while you were writing that response?  We are contemporaries but I have never been satisfied with constraints.  Live music lives and breaths dynamics…tea totaling doesn’t quite do it for me.  Whether it’s S... 
What can beat Wilson XVX for less money?
JBL K2 Everest series can produce a large dynamic and totally convincing soundstage with sexy smooth tone.  More amp friendly and easier to place as well.  
How large should be my port
Oh the horror!!  Why do this…so many well designed inexpensive speakers you can purchase.  I have a JBL Charge 5 that sounds incredible and is Bluetooth ready.    
We should reject hard-to-drive speakers more often
I have owned several of both types, 86db to 100db efficient and I have found that the more efficient speakers play more effortlessly without sounding forced…more relaxed with better dynamic scale.  
Are you interested in the new generation of "old school" design loudspeakers?
My Klipsch Cornwall IV’s are definitely old school but I am quite amazed at how well they throw such a large and wide soundstage.  They also have less phase issues compared to other high end speakers I have owned.  Relaxed, musical, detailed, dyna... 
Are you interested in the new generation of "old school" design loudspeakers?
Klipsch Heritage and JBL Synthesis speakers are unbelievably realistic sounding and dynamic.  Get a decent amp and an EQ and you will be in heaven.    
"Audiophile" Power Cables: The Greatest Audio Conspiracy Theory of All Time?
In addition, if there ever was a conspiracy to drive cash out of audiophiles pockets and into the hands of the High End Audio manufacturers, it is the nonsense regarding EQ’s!  If you put an EQ in your system you will not be spending gobs of money...