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Your advice needed, speakers to buy $8K to $13K
I went similar shopping and chose Revel Studio 2's.  (used 6-8K) new 12K.  Excellent for the money.  I have since upgraded to Salon 2's , but I have a big room.They are not the most efficient, but are smooth and a great value if you can still find... 
Reccomend a good preamp for me.
I also have replaced my PS Audio BHK Pre.  First with the Audionet Pre1-G3, which afforded more clarity and resolution, and a better image.I have now upgraded to the Audionet Pre G2, with even more of the same virtues.The comments about the Benchm... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Funny!  I also have Carbon Limited Subs! Where are you located Ron17? 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Hi Jay, You do an amazing job with all of this tuff! Thanks!!  I will share my short amp ventures as some are pertinent to your discussion and responses:My upgrade path started with my Classe SSP-800 and CA-2300 stereo amp.  This was years ago upg... 
Looking for speaker advice-$10-20k
+1 For Revel Studio 2's.  Not too bright (Persona), not too laid back (SF).I went on a four day 4 dealer listening spree, Auditioning these as well as KEF and others.  I do not regret buying the Revels.  Good luck, and yes you will know it when yo... 
Looking for a good Bluetooth speaker
+1 on the JBL portable speakers.I have a small one for travel and the larger boombox for down at the dock or out in the yard. 
Absolute top tier DAC for standard res Redbook CD
Hello,Very interesting discussion and I am late to the party.I have read / skimmed most entries, but excuse me if this has been mentioned.I own and highly recommend the Mola Mola Tambaqui.  It easily bested (to me) my old PS Audio DS, Auralic Vega... 
ROON NUCLEUS+ KEEPS CRASHING
Thanks again to all...I am waiting for the next crash to alert ROON so they can investigate.Of course it has been flawless since I contacted them! 
What is the most analytical sounding amplifier that you have heard?
agree yyz! 
What is the most analytical sounding amplifier that you have heard?
...and non fatiguing! 
What is the most analytical sounding amplifier that you have heard?
How about FAST!  Resolving!  Soundstage! = Audionet 
ROON NUCLEUS+ KEEPS CRASHING
Thank you both! I have similar support request in at Roon just have not heard back yet.... 
Which speakers did you find bright, fatiguing or just disappointing in some way?
at the dealer, Paradigm Persona 7F 
Class D
Helllo,  My experience with the Mola Mola Kalugas is far better than others here. They replaced my Classe CA-2300 and the dynamics, bassand overall resolution improved markedly. They were better with an old Audionet Preamp, and they continue to sh... 
Spades vs Bananas vs Bare Wire Treated with Caig Deox
I like spades.   Easy (for me) to solder nice spades to copper wire with audio grade (Cardas) solder.  Secure connection with little chance of stray wire shorting.   Plus I agree with all the issues of multi contact points and breaking wires with ...