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What about the Teres Turntable?
Not heard the Teres table butI am investigating the Redpointunit. Redpoint uses PVC or acomposite platter. Most high tablesuse something more massive than acrylic.check their website out: [email protected] . 
Turntable help Please
Not knowing the overall sytem youhave or your budget makes anyrecommendation questionable. Onegood combination that would lastyou for a long time would be a usedWell Tempered Labs unit going for$ 450 to 650 which includes a good tonearm.High outpu... 
Best Inexpensive Tuner?
If you want a good sounding unit withremote that is brand new with 3 yearwarranty, try www.everestaudio.com .They sell a new silver unit for CAN $849.00 including shipping. At currentexchange rate, this is $525 for a newunit, 12 presets, cool look... 
Turntable upgrade: What to do?
I am considering the same up-gradesituation. My Linn 12 has been modifiedby George Merrill with new damped suspension,syn. arm board, mat, record clamp, Morch armand Benz cart. Looked at Oracle, Basis andSME tables. More ad money than table/platte... 
Tonearms: Graham 2.1 or 2.2 vs Basis Vector
I to am cosidering up-gradingtablesand arms. It is my understandingthe Schroeder arm are similar to ET-2units but slightly different concept.NJ dealer sells them foe full price:Ref.-$5500 and model 1- $3300-3600depending on arm type. I am tring to... 
switching from Tubes to SS
Using Symphonic Line RG-7 ([email protected] ohm) andlike sound of having almost tubes. Consideringgoing back to tubes and the Grand Marquis isone I want to listen hear. Speakers on my shortlist are Kharma 1's, Alon's and Avalon's (87-90db) units. Whats the ... 
Good component video cables....?
Get the Nordost S video cable. A bitexpensive but if you upgrade to a betterDVD unit or plasma TV(when they become affordable)you will not have to buy another cable. I have aToshiba 35" Cinema Series and 6200 DVD and it worksgreat. If I get a plas... 
Cal Audio Alpha 24/96 upgrade?
I bought my Cal unit from Galen Carol Audio.At that time, he ststed(and I purchased) a matchedset of low noise RCA 5751's. They sound much betterthan the stock tubes and only(?) cost $20 each. I alsohave a VAC and Aronov tube preamps so I have tri... 
Biggest soundstage in a CD Player ?
Check out the Audiomeca unit or the EMC-1. List are$7500 and $4000 respectively. You can buy demo unitsfor roughly $5000 and $2800. For less try Naim unitsbut cost is not straight forward as you need powerupgrades which adds to price. Hold out on ... 
Best Tubes For Cal Alpha DAC
Using RCA 5751 and like them. 
Lyra Lydian or Benz L2 for a Linn Table
Iam a Linn owner with a Morch arm. Started outwith a Benz Glider which is a balanced unit forthe price and good for rock and group listeningwhen people can get a little careless. My limitedlistening of higher priced Benz units (Ruby and Ref.)sugge... 
Coincident Total Eclipse/Avalon Radian
Question for the Avalon owners. Will 32W (high current)SET amps power the Radian HC which is listed as a 88 db,4 ohm speaker? If not, which is better: high poweredtubes (100-150W) or similar solid state units? Thanks tothose that took time to reply. 
Buying from outside the United States?
Considering buying a pair of Sonus Fabersdirectly from dealer in Italy. With weakEuro $ buying German, Italian, etc. gearcan save big money. However, if the unitbreaks while in warranty, will the US importerfix the item. Second issue is import dut... 
Talon Khorus Speakers
Heard a dealer's pair through some pricy gear. Maybe it was the room, equipment, or something else; they sounded very good but they were not world class. The build was above average but not furniture quality like JM Labs and others. My guess the m... 
Tyler Refrence system, Good like JM lab?
I have a pair of Tyler 7's and considering getting a pair of Ref I's. The designer/owner is a straight forward guy that will special build/ modify the speaker to fit your situation (not possible with larger company). Finish- not furniture quality ...