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WHat did Audiophiles hear during Tape deck era?
mijostyn, you seem to need a lot of work on your hearing. Can I suggest a good candling? 🕯 
In Defense of Audiophiles, Bose, Pass, Toole and Science
The Concorde was a fabulous aircraft. Unfortunately it kept crashing. Oh, well, that’s life in the fast lane.  
Directionality Explained
I know you are but what am I? 
WHat did Audiophiles hear during Tape deck era?
I didn’t say cassettes were perfect. But what is? Cut me some slack, Jack. At least at the end of the day you have music. Tape is a natural medium. It breathes. You wouldn’t believe what I have to do to get CDs to sound half as good as cassettes.  
Directionality Explained
Professional bozos, you mean. 🤡 🤡 🤡 You wouldn’t have to look very hard to find some bozo somewhere who agrees with you.If the rule you followed brought you to this, of what use was the rule? 😬If thy Eye 👁 offend thee pluck it out.Metaphors be wit... 
Youngsters these days.
Did you remember to take your smart pill 💊 today?  
Directionality Explained
You don’t have to wait until you measure. You just have to hear it. Or in the case of John Curl wait until someone else hears it. 🤗 Besides no one has figured out how to measure warmth, air, transparency, soundstage or presence. We’re waiting for ... 
CD Transports
Yes, I’m aware you don’t feel as though you experience scattered light. You’re used to it. You would be aware of it by its absence. Same goes for seismic type vibration. You get used to the distortion/noise. Most people believe the CD laser is mon... 
Youngsters these days.
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In the middle of a pandemic, Stereophile reviews ~ $30K equipment
Bad gnus.🐃 🐃The worldwide number of new cases per day is spiking. That doesn’t bode well for near future New Daily deaths. What’s the fatality percentage these days, 10%?The devil’s teeth - the topmost charts below,https://www.worldometers.info/co... 
WHat did Audiophiles hear during Tape deck era?
For the hardcore junkie cassettes are pure heroin, everything else is methadone.  
Cleaning tube pins
Alcohol evaporates 100%, leaves no residue. Use 91% or 99% isopropyl alcohol. Wait til completely dry before reinserting tubes.  
Directionality Explained
djones51I guess you could say imagination playing tricks, or our biases confirming what we believe. I have a bias that cables that measure similar sound the same. In a sighted test even if the cables have been altered to obviously sound different ... 
In Defense of Audiophiles, Bose, Pass, Toole and Science
Good catch, mapman, it doesn’t. It defends “scientific” institutions like AES and other stodgy Backward 🔙 orgs. 
In Defense of Audiophiles, Bose, Pass, Toole and Science
djones51What other scientific endeavor accepts subjective opinion as evidence and rejects scientifically accepted DBX testing as worthless? >>>>>Ironically it’s only your opinion that DBX testing is accepted by all scientific endeav...