frozentundra

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A rookie with 10K, seeking advise
@llid2  also , Read the Recommended Lists of the hIFi magazines  And buy a Stereophile magazine subscription!  they ratings also give you a price range to help in putting your money down   jeff  
A rookie with 10K, seeking advise
@llid2  Lots of good comments; 1) you are in the learning stage  2) take you’re time  3) you need to hear to find out what you like  4) go to a big city and listen to multiple setups  5) or/preferred  -Find an audio buddy and go to a Audio S... 
Luxman D-10X Follow up
@billstevenson  one of my audio buddies in town has the Luxman dac  he has had a bunch of dac’s in rotation to try over the last year  he picked the Luxman and it sounds very nice I have a question on your phone pre from CJ , what sq do the SU... 
Which DACs are known to be sweet/rich/relaxed?
Robert1976   per my previous response make sure you do the easy stuff, first  tonal balance is a big thing and easy to do with Roon dsp so, is converting files to dsd , in roon i tried playback design dac in my system and was astounded how s... 
Which DACs are known to be sweet/rich/relaxed?
Frozen1976 you said a mouthful I’ve fought the rock issue of brightness since I had Thiel Speakers ,very revealing , and metal tweeters The more revealing your speakers with all solid state, especially , the rock becomes tough to accept. You h... 
Cornwall 4 vs JBL horn under $10,000
Tooth i finally got hearings aids  I’ve got 60% hearing loss, above 1000 hz and tinnitus  live with it , is my answer  I love answering phone thru my hearing aids i smell things lots better, kinda like a dog I just went to AXPONA and enjoyed... 
Cornwall 4 vs JBL horn under $10,000
Tooth look into Volti speakers ……. jeff  
Will upsampling of new DAC make lossy sound as good as Lossless
Mcgrif104 I would agree with your logic  With all the digital…..Does a recording actually resemble the original ?  Soix polishing a turd …….. lol  
Will upsampling of new DAC make lossy sound as good as Lossless
Fuzztone nope, not crappin you  I run a Chord Qutest thru Roon   I ran on mp3 files in my library, and then compared it to the streaming version in Qubuz .   I was pretty dumbfounded as to which I liked better Give it a shot, granted,  I’m an ... 
Every day I see another turntable recommendation...
J-wall Im interested in your upgrade path on turntable and cartridge  an upgraded cartridge and a little better TT goes a long way  but, I’m most interested in your sq difference between the solid state musical surroundings phono and Allnic pho... 
Best "Giant Killer" Value Cables For...
Bassdude:   I always add this link I have a couple of them & the guy is right  https://audiophilereview.com/cables/5-cable-combos-that-wont-break-the-bank/    
DAC Upgrade Advice, budget $5k
Stgrim:nice system , add some pictures?how does Focal and the Pass Labs sound for bass slam? Anyway,  you appear to like smooth highs and bass slam in your dacone that is not mentioned, lately is Exogal Comet I have the Chord & like it for bas... 
Next step in Turntable
Tomic601:It appears you are good one to talk to:you have. Brinkman Bardodenon Dd and SOTA and you have ass on arms ( triplaner etc) what is you spin in turntables ? And accessories Direct drive vs belt etc my head is spinning …..lolJeff 
Next step in Turntable
Chackster;oooooooooo, Very pretty turntable setup It must sound very nice .  Why did you pick the reed arm vs others? My one buddy has a tri-planer The gray iron base looked really cool.Older machine tools used cast iron for damping and scraped th... 
Next step in Turntable
Tablejocky:I keep hearing of Brinkman Bardo from this string Im going to take a look at it ? DIrect Drive?What it is sound signature compared to others ?what arm goes best with it ?seem like a reasonable deal Jeff