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KEF blades 2 or Dynaudio C4?
I was so excited to hear the blades when first released, then the blade 2.   I heard them at one of the audio shows, and on several occasions.   Being a fan of concentric drivers, and looking at the cabinet design, I thought they would have been i... 
Is It Possible?
Great thread that brought back many memories of when I used to own Crosby modded  quad 63's.    I did love those speakers but got sick of replacing panels.Many years later I have the pleasure of owning TAD CR1'S.   It was remarkable that they seem... 
New TEO Audio ICs, who has them?
Jumping in on this thread a little late . What does the Schroeder method actually do? Lower resistance? I use an all balanced system so I’m intrigued that it works balanced as well. However not to power amps ? Also has anyone just tried soldering ... 
power cables' effect on power conditioner?
I found mention of that steel shielded ac cable on another audio site but no one had actually used it.  They also have already aluminum cased version.  Would that be better?In My application the cable will be in wall for for A foot or two from the... 
power cables' effect on power conditioner?
I am planning on running a dedicated 10 Guage steel shielded power cable from my breaker box to feed my niagara 7000.   This cable claims to deal with harmonics - if I can find some others take 190 feet  since  they only sell 250 reels http://www.... 
ELAC - Adante... what’s the verdict?
I just ordered the A61 center channel for my separate HT system (that is in the same room as my TAD CR1'S.)I was trying to convince a friend to raise his budget and spring for the adante bookshelves and in his research he found a customer returned... 
Bass trapping - corners or walls?
Has anyone tried one of the major companies I’ve seen advertised that claims their latest traps Are more efficient? I can’t seem to find the ad but it was tas or stereophile.Also what are the best tri corner traps? I have some old room tune ones t... 
Tower Records
I liked that documentary as well! I used to spend a lot of time at tower records multiple stores on Broadway in NYC’s downtown village location. They even got into used LP’S at one point. When they got ready to close the prices were at a good disc... 
Shuguang Black Treasure CV181-Z
Dragon Vibe.  Can you post your findings using these new tubes in the MP-1 and Any longevity issues?    
Audioquest Niagara 5000 or 7000
I discovered this thread quite a bit after it was relevant, but thought I’d add my comments in case anyone else is considered this product line.I became an AQ dealer specifically because I thought Niagara seemed to represent an advance in power co... 
Has anyone NOT listened to their system for a long time?
Wow all this talk about young kids and lack of being able to listen make me think of getting a vasectomy!!!! These are the things that have competed with my listening lately.Listening or watching to MSNBC’s entire evening of shows- lots of drama t... 
TTWeights closing their doors
I own a ttweights momentus supreme and really love it. It sits on a Halcyonics type active anti vibration platform and feel like the combination is excellent without having to reach into the 6 figure turntable category.http://i290.photobucket.com/... 
What's your OTL tube amp experience and suggestion?
Also don't forget using an auto former like the Speltz to pair with a wider variety of speaker impedances.  If anyone wants to hear the Atma-sphere gear in NYC give me a shout out.  TriodePictureSound.  
Best cable for short monoblock runs?
I use a very similar configuration, very high purity copper, fine strands to mono blocks on a very short run 3 or 4 feet. I’m actually using quad wire from the BHKs 300 amps dual binding posts. (Mid/hi, bass, super tweeters and subs- each with its... 
2017 amps - $10K to $15K who is on your short list?
Jim, If you want to hear the BHK 300 mono's and you ever travel to the NYC Area, I'm a dealer and would be glad to meet another  A'goner and let you have a listen in Manhattan.   Especially with NOS tubes and good power conditioning, I feel the hy...