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Rudy Van Gelder: Genius or just lucky?
Great responses folks. Khaki, I'm not suggesting that the music isn't great. To my mind it's the most amazing catalogue of 20th century recording there is. However, what's available sure doesn't sound like they put a lot of effort into making it s... 
Compare Large Advent?
Had a paif Advent Heritage from about 1991. Just put them away when I got the Spendor S8s. The Advents's had very mushy bass and compared to the Spendors, although I think they went lower. Also, switcing back to them after listening to a more mode... 
Rotel RA 1062 integrated vs RB 1050 & RC 1070 seps
The other advantage of the seperates is that if you're feeling bold down the road, the 1070 is bridgable to 300 watts mono, and apparently it's a five minute job that involves moving one clip inside the amp. At $600 a piece throwing another one on... 
Should I switch from Jolida JD100 to Rega Apollo
I just installed a pair of Phillips tubes (it says ecc83 on the box) in my JD-100 and they made a HUGE difference. 1/2 an octive of much more well defined bass and much more top end clarity. They weren't cheap at $180 but a lot cheaper than buying... 
Current vs. Watts??? Need clarification.
Gentlemen, That is a great set of answers. Thank you.To clarify a few things. 1. Beavis - I'm just driving the one pair of speakers. There is only one set of posts on this amp. 2. Viridian - It is interesting that you mention the S5e, as I actuall...