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Jeff Rowland Daemon – Reviewing The JRDG Superintegrated Flagship Amplifier
Hello @lwilkins44, your question is very interesting and somewhat complex because of the relatively large number of variables involved. A reasonable treatment bears a dedicated discussion, which would exceed the scope of this thread.   Some of the... 
GaN-based Class D power amps
I wonder when @George-Hifi will be restrained from posting his tedious condescending comments ad hominem.... Members who disagree with him are invariably insulted as being a "lackie", a Dummy", or the ever popular "sunshine", or derided by postin... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Hmmm.... Did you mean 180 deegrees perhaps? Far as I know, a 360 degrees turn takes you back to your original direction.G. 
Why Don't More People Into Music Reproduction At Home Play Around With Musical Instruments
All, not all categories of musical instruments require capital investments comparable to high end audio equipment.   European made 1st tier professional level High brass horns can be had for well under $4K. See for example the rather spectacular A... 
Jeff Rowland Daemon – Reviewing The JRDG Superintegrated Flagship Amplifier
Hello A1UC, it was indeed fab chatting with you about Rowland Daemon!   I have since checked with the Rowland factory. I was told that Albert at Precision AV in Chicago should have the amazing Daemon in stock for you by mid or late next week.   No... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
dguitarnut, you have a point. Here is the recording of the Rite of Spring that I am planning to get for my birthday... 'Tis about time, actually:   Claudio Abbado and the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra: https://www.amazon.com/Stravinsky-Rite-Sprin... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Hello Pokey, I am a dinosaur... Meaning that I do not have Tidal or other internet-based music service.But if you PM me with the list of performances available on Tidal, including conductor, orchestra, label, and year of recording, I should be abl... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Hello WC, I would not suggest that you replace your standard test tracks with something like The Rite Of Spring.... For one thing, the first movement is about 15 minutes long all together. I rather suggest that you add on occasion a broad-spectrum... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Without knowing what #1 and #2 represent, and using my Plantronic USB headset connected to an HP Zbook.... And with the premise that my observations might be different if I played back on my stereo... I felt that #2 is downright boring... Relati... 
Jeff Rowland Daemon – Reviewing The JRDG Superintegrated Flagship Amplifier
Hello Juan, happy to see you on my little watering-hole :) ... You are right, it has been a spell since I posted an update to my Daemon project. A number of stressers of a global and a personal nature -- totally unrelated to the world of audio -- ... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
In descending order of preference for the three systems:   #3 -- Greatest harmonic complexity in guitar. Greatest clarity in enunciation of lyrics. Also the most emotionally involving... Seems to have more microdynamics than the other ones, and gr... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Hello Whitecamaross, love your videos!One small suggestion/request for your comparos/shootouts... In the video itself, please announce verbally which component plays first, second, third, etc... While the sightling majority has plenty of visual cu... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Hi @Whitecamaross, last night Rowland has finally released information about the new M735 monoblock amp. Like its M725 predecessor, M735 runs in class A/B, and has a rated power of 330W per channel.   Per the announcement letter linked below, ... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Hello WC, I am with you concerning CH Precision.... I should add: two-dimensional, grainy, screechy, sand-papery, and utterly unmusical. Mind you, this was several years ago at RMAF in the CH Precision suite, so things might have evolved for the b... 
Class D is just Dandy!
Hello listening99, what power rating would be ideal for your speakers? ... And what is your budget for an amp?Regards, Guido listening99