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Threshold s/500 vs Cambridge Azur 851 CD
Below is a Legacy Amp, made by CODA, excellent build quality. Might be tough to find, but look for CODA Amps: Model 10, 11, 12, 20, 30 & 100. They have been in business since 1990 and I carried the line when I was in the business. Also checkou... 
Threshold s/500 vs Cambridge Azur 851 CD
If you want Threshold quality and balanced inputs, checkout CODA amps. Both are several steps above the Cambridge.  
Paradigm speakers resale value
Older upper mid-fi system - $700 - $950 for all.  
Advice on online shipping labels
I sell on eBay and all the audio sites since 1999, thousands of items. Learned early not ever to ship out of the USA. It might take a bit longer, however you will always find a USA buyer eventually. It pays to be patient, never be in a hurry to se... 
Power cords: Kimber Kable Palladium
I agree with maxima95 the Kimber PK-10 is great and I use it on my integrated amp. I would suggest you try a PK-12 or PK-14 as a DAC really doesn’t need a 10 ga. power cord. I use a PK-14 with my phono preamp. BTW jason, I assume you mean a Will ... 
Why is used audio equipment so undesirable?
I'm with you Batman, it really is a silly thread.  
Amp Recommendations for Marantz 7c
You might consider this too. https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649469154-harmon-kardon-citation-2/    
Vladimir Lamm RIP
Yes sad indeed, defiantly the wrong Vladimir.  
Did Audiogon get sold to the Chinese or Russian Govt?
"Whatever happened to free speech? Here is free speech https://www.uscourts.gov/about-federal-courts/educational-resources/about-educational-outreach/activity-resources/what-does      
everything sounded great until the upgrade
If it is solid state amp leave it on for a week or two, listen to it or not, at the end of the 2 weeks, if you don't like it sell it and get something else. Don't try to make gear sound how you like it, buy gear and keep gear YOU think sounds good.  
Turntable Identification
"Looks like a Thorens." You gave me the clue, I did some research and jasonbourne52 confirmed. Bingo!  
Turntable Identification
Yes, it is a 124. The system belongs to a friend's customer who restored the two Marantz components. She sent him the photo of her setup.  
Turntable Identification
For some reason, the original photo has been replaced with the broken link symbol above.  
Does Anyone Else Member the Golden Age of Audio Insults and Product Degradation?
"Karmon Hardon:  Harmon Kardon" People continually want to put an "o" in harman/kardon, when there is none. A good percentage of eBay & Craigslist ads proves that is true.  
Harmon Kardon Citation 12 Amp with Bellari Passive Pre-Amp ?
There is no "o" in Harman ... 😎