grr6001

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Attn Vinyl lovers - what CD Player do you use?
Playback Designs MPS-5, as close to analog I have heard yet. 
Need Some Advice regarding interconnects
As we all know... cables are of a personal preference.If you are using Tara already may I suggest climbing the ladder of their cables. Once into the Reference series the benefits are far greater & you may end up preferring them to some of the ... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
KINGS OF LEON - ONLY BY THE KNIGHTANTHONY WILSON TRIO - OUR GANG ERIC CLAPTON & STEVE WINWOOD/LIVE FROM MADISON SQUARE 
SACD Player with hi-rez digital input
I would seriously look at the Playback Designs MPS-5 over the Esoteric. Just a personal observation of the two of course. 
Best digital interconnect
As they say, system dependent or to each his own:I found the Tara Labs worked best in my system when compared to the Stealth Sextet & the Virtual Dynamics Genesis.Much better bass definition & balance through the frequency range over the o... 
Which cable has most impact - IC, Spkr., power?
Ok, everyone is right.....Remember..Your system is only as good as your weakest link !!!!They are all important, ic's, power, & speaker c's. Don'tlet anyone tell you your cables don't make a difference because they do.Yes, many different flavo... 
Cable elevators - conventional wisdom wrong?
I have to agree with dave b on the dark fields.Not only did these things sound bad but they fell apart after 1 month. Can you spell junk!!!!Stay with Wood or Acrylic, much better effect on the the over all sound. 
Best Interconnects for ARC gear
Tara labs & forget about it 
Playback Designs Firmware Update
Crna39,Ditto on the new update (19). I did mine a couple of nights ago. Very impressed with improvements, keeps getting better.I agree with you, at this point I feel it has to be one of the better units out there. All subjective of course, so no o... 
Playback designs followup?
call it what you want!!!!!!synergy is important... 
Playback designs followup?
Arthurp, Thanks for the rebuttal. Nice system indeed. It just goes to show us that there are many different ways to reach our nirvana.The darTZeel was for me , as was the Playback. They were a major leap for me to reach what I was seeking. No syst... 
Playback designs followup?
Arthurp,I'm curious to know what your system & room consists of. I have already heard the Modwright T. transporter, so I have a feel for that. Just wondering what you have found to be more involving for your tastes.What a boring world it would... 
Mark Levinson No.512 CD Player---Opinions
I finally heard this player at a store just to see what some of the hype was & having owned some levinson players in the past.Now I would have loved to have done a a/b with some players I have & others in our small group. Sorry to say the ... 
Playback Designs Firmware Update
After downloading the update I noticed improved bass definition & articulation on redbook cds. Attack & dynamics also.I to thought this was a strength already in the mps-5 but they managed to take it to another level.I find it refreshing t... 
Playback designs followup?
After having the mps-5 since June of 08 I find this player to be one of the best players I have owned or heard.The updates have added even more to the Musicality & versatility of the player.Our small group has done a few a/b comparisons with a...