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Good info for Pass Labs amp owners
I’m having difficulty figuring out how you “shorted” a speaker cable? I’ve never heard of that. 45+ years of music, systems, as a professional and layman how did you short a speaker cable? Are your speakers powered? Even then? I’m clueless... expl... 
Vibrating speaker cables
@roadwhorerecords... my wife likes vibrating electricity? 
High Pitched Frequency From Speakers, tried everything - - - Driving me crazy, help!
It’s unlikely you would only hear the sound in one speaker if it were an external power issue. Have you tried different interconnects? They can go bad and do weird things. If you eliminate those things, most likely you have a wonky output stage on... 
"Amplifier Noise Floor" and hum acceptable?
Obviously no one is reading the post. The OP changed out three amps, all had hum, albeit to a different degree. So the problem isn’t the Parasound or any other amp, it is a problem with your power and the Parasound is more affected by it. Do you h... 
Would This Amp Be Worth The Cost?
Geez, my wife (and she isn’t “into it”) can hear the differences between amps... trust me, I’ve had a few now. To the OP, I agree with what you were told by the sales guy. Current can make a significant difference, possibly very profound. A class ... 
Technics 1200G phono recommendations
If tubes? Herron. Just fantastic. Used (if you can find one) just under your threshold. If SS Sutherland Engineering or Parasound JC3/+ or JC3jr. There are many others. Look Simaudio as well, you will get close to your budget.  
Cart adjustment, that moment when you nail it!
A USB microscope and fozgometer are two things I have yet to get into. I’m worried that would open an entirely new realm of crazy!!! 
CD or Streaming... am I missing out?
Sound quality is arguable. Music selection is not. That is what makes streaming worth it. Period. 
If you had access to a time machine, what concerts would you go back to see?
Zeppelin... fortunately I have had the opportunity to see just about every band I’ve wanted to see in my life. Zeppelin is the hold out. 
Cart adjustment, that moment when you nail it!
Yes, and adjusting the cart alignment to the head shell. The SME V doesn’t have an azimuth adjustment per se, but it can be tweaked a tiny bit by making sure the arm is in perfect alignment when tightened after the VTA adjustment. I thought I was ... 
Cart adjustment, that moment when you nail it!
Mostly adjustment. I got super specific with the alignment it was just a tiny bit off. Made all the difference.  
Pass Labs XP30 problem
Yeah, would be unusual for a channel to just die like that. 99% of the time it’s a cable issue of some sort! Congrats! 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
@spiritofradio yes, and for a live album the mix and pressing are stellar. 
Odd problem with TT setup...
Ah, kind of forgot about this thread. All sorted, and sounding great. Still have no idea what the problem was, but it is no longer an issue. I was having some other issues that just boiled down to getting the setup just right. Happy ending! 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
David Gilmour Live at Pompeii Freakin’ awesome!Chills actually...