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McIntosh C12000
@audioquest4life It's not 2 chassis vs 3. The previous version and this version offer the same functionality within two chassis. A controller and an analog preamp. With the previous version, the separate digital preamp D1100 could be made a part o... 
McIntosh C12000
Not sure what you mean. On their website they provide literature on the product, with which you can see any and all changes. After comparing the literature and then the specifications, there are virtually no substantive changes aside from the new ... 
Best Tube PreAmp - McIntosh vs. Audio Research vs. VAC vs. Atma-Sphere
FWIW, I use a C2700 for two channel and HT purposes, and am very happy with it. McIntosh also makes AV processors and the like if you want to take it a step further.  
A turntable that plays all types of music well
I was contemplating buying a record mat to start keeping the dust off. Forget that, polka it is.  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Those VACs sure look good next to the Wilsons. Have thoughts been posted on them yet? 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Have FM Acoustics or Goldmund been tried?They are by many considered the best in the world and have been for decades. Especially Goldmund. The top tier is incomplete without auditions of these two legends, is it not? With that said they may not be... 
A turntable that plays all types of music well
I highly recommend the Thales TTT-Slim II (or TTT-Compact II if you’d like to go a little above budget). It is the finest made turntable I have ever come across, more finely manufactured than turntables that other builders list for significantly h... 
Rank the top reference DACs you've heard
The only one that has really captured me is the Brinkmann Nyquist.  
Point to Point vs Circuit Board
@speakermaster thank you. That answers what I was curious about. 
Point to Point vs Circuit Board
Respectfully, with this Question/thread I was hoping to find out whether P2P can be done with solid state, and if so, whether anyone out there is doing it. I am not "hyperfocused" on it, beyond being generally curious enough to pose this question.... 
Point to Point vs Circuit Board
Nice find. 
Point to Point vs Circuit Board
@three_easy_payments I see. Do you know of any companies doing point to point solid state? 
Mcintosh c2600 issue
For whatever it's worth, I've never had anything but stellar experiences with my Mc products or Mc service (only needed them once, to send me new packaging, they were quick and easy to get a hold of). 
What speaker do you passionately want to demo?
The new Zellaton Plural EvoAnd, the new Steinheim Reference Ultime Two 
THE IRS HAS TAKEN MY TRANSACTIONS VIA PAYPAL AND IDENTIFIED THEM AS TAXABLE INCOME
I’m moving off PayPal seems like it’s time.