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older CD transport vs newer ones.
Since you already have a dCS, great products, and you are very happy with the brand I would look for a matching dCS Transport, one that has a a VRDS, or Stream Unlimited transport mechanism. The overall performance will be seamlessly next level.... 
What is wrong with my system?
First understand that B&W Group includes Classe and Rotel. Any Store/Salesperson will be inclined to sell/pair any combination of these units regardless of performance. A more modern version of this is McIntosh paired with Sonus Faber. That Sa... 
A full range speaker?
Just to be perfectly Clear - I am not disputing that normal human hearing range of a healthy individual ears is usually in-between 20Hz and 20kHz. My take away from the info/ reports/articles, by various different sources(there are several more) i... 
A full range speaker?
Since Asked.. For those that care...Inaudible High-Frequency Sounds Affect Brain Activity: Hypersonic Effect https://journals.physiology.org/doi/full/10.1152/jn.2000.83.6.3548 There are two factors that may have some bearing on this issue. Fir... 
What is the most important component to consider while building a new system?
The most Overlooked, Underrated, Un sexy Component is Power Delivery. I consider it a paramount component because having Clean Power gets your entire System working at its Optimal Performance, and then there is also the cost. I did not start with ... 
A full range speaker?
The entire audible environment for Humans measure at 15Hz - 150kHz.As pointed out - the ear drum cannot pick up those frequencies. Humans process sound utilizing more of the 30+K hair cells located within the ear which relay information to an extr... 
Speaker Cables? why all the hype for expensive speaker wire?
The only way you will ever know is if you try it out for yourself. The cable company offers a trial plan.The reason why I invest in cables, is to attempt to get the best sound replication possible. I accept the fact that I am not a sound engineer ... 
Vintage vs New
If you are happy with the way your system sounds then I would leave it alone. Some times that is the hardest part about this hobby. I believe that newer isn't necessarily better. If you are looking to improve the sound - there are several ways ... 
What speaker has the best tweeter?
The best speaker I have heard so far is the Lansche 8.2. It uses the Corona Plasma Tweeter, that George referred to earlier. After Lansche's  Corona Tweeter, RAAL 70-10 ribbon and ELAC 4 Pi Omnidirectional are at the top of my list.Corona Plasma m... 
Money Well spent
Check OutTempo ElectricI have used for Interconnects/Speaker Cablehttp://tempoelectric.com/cables.htmThales - one of the most under rated cablesI have used for Interconnect/Speaker Cablehttps://www.tonarm.ch/en/products/accessoiresAs for Power Cab... 
Looking for an amp that punches way about its weight and I can grow with
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwhSVatAMSEI would agree with going with Rogue. If you are able, I suggest that you invest in The M 180/150 Mono Blocks, perhaps source them in the used market to keep closer to your Budget.I Invested in a pair of M... 
Speaker size and soundstage
I agree with those who have pointed to adding a pair of Subs to increase your Soundstage, for your situation. Getting another brand of speaker in the same price point is more of a lateral move than an investment in achieving your goals.I have spea... 
Stratospheric audio gear prices
As some have pointed out - It is all relative to the goals of the individual consumer. There are those who find peer brand acceptance more important than enjoying the authentic experience.  To take the OPs car example - As a consumer are you looki... 
A phenomenal new CD transport-Pro-Ject CD Box RS2 transport
It appears that Phillips/Stream Unlimited is looking to give Teac some competition. Utilizing some of the same attributes that made Teac's mechanism one if not the best ever produced. - Milled solid aluminum, extra rigid clamping device and carbon... 
True or False?
I wish it was true - it would make things a lot less expensive and easier.In my experience I have found its not true. Regardless of budget each adjustment applied works towards achieving a personal goal realized by the listener. Even for the the "...