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Is there such a thing as a FOREVER DAC/streamer?
Back in the early 1980s when CDs were launched the marketing phrase was "perfect sound forever".  Advancements since then make that phrase seem somewhat humorous.  I think the same could be said of today's state of the art looking back from the fu... 
Why does rock concert sound suck?
Most of the concerts I go to I am wearing ear plugs these days, no need to aggravate tinnitus, I go for the show not the sound quality which is poor +90% of the time especially in the large venues.  No doubt there are exceptions  
Amp Internal Wire
I'm not getting into the debate over conductor material but would recommend Teflon for the insulator.  Why?  High melting temperature so less likely to damage it while soldering and then there is the whole low dielectric absorption thing.  
Experience with XRCDs
Have several, XRCD and XRCD 2, the sound quality is excellent. "I was expecting prices to come down, but they’re still expensive."  Agreed, even worse when you convert to Canadian .  
Anyone replace ceramic caps with film?
"Circuit designer select ceramic caps for a reason, in some place on the circuit ceramic caps is the best choice." Agreed, you need to understand the application.   As general rule of thumb, if in the signal path film is superior to ceramic, and... 
Michael Aday (Metloaf) has passed away.
RIP I always liked the cover art on Bat Out of Hell by Richard Corben.  I used to read a lot of the Heavy Metal magazine in those days, he was a regular.  
Phono input cap to preamp
There was an informative article in Audio Amateur n4/1980 on modifying the Hafler DH-101 you might want to look at  
Share MYSTICAL, HAUNTING songs
Alan Parsons - The Fall of the House of Usher  
CLX ART with 2 sub connections
Descent I do not use downloadable custom crossover, that feature began with Balanced Force models. You can run Descent I without the internal CLX cross-over card but it is preferred (it  integrates the the subwoofer with the low frequency roll of... 
Audio Research Reference 75 conversion to SE
Have you asked ARC what the kit consisted of, specifically the resistors and diodes?    
Dynaudio Confidence C1 MKI treble
I don't have Dynaudio C1 but do have Dynaudio Mirage (WMTMW configuration) which have the Esotar tweeters.  These are excellent tweeters, amongst the very best.  I have no problem with rolled off highs, in fact I added foam around the baffle for t... 
HDCD
I always liked the sound of HDCD, my Assemblage DAC 3.1 could decode them 
What do audiophiles do in their cars?
The flat 6 in my 911 
Bryston ???
I'm sure they will used the now tired excuse"short staffed due to COVID"blaming it on "supply chain issues" doesn't apply 
Solar Panel and Inverter Recent Audio Lessons Learned
Although this deals with a generator and transfer switch you may find it worthwhile to watch, the concepts are similar.Michael Fremer posted thishttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGhfdpn9bsY