harkey

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Reference 3A Decapo "i" sounds shrilly
This is what I love about this website. Thank you all for your responses. I don't get the same shrilliness from my tuner(magnum dynalab etude) or when the system is hooked up to my cable box. I believe the problem is the cd-amp interface and perha... 
Speakers in the $600-800 to match a 22wt set amp
Thanks Bignerd, Your recommendation was echoed by a few people so I just purchased a Klipsch Heresy on Ebay. Thanks again 
Xindak SCD-2 Tube SACD player advice.
I recently auditioned the Xindak scd2 with improved power cord and NOS tubes. It is a very good player. In direct comparison to my Cary 306/200, in the same system configuration, the Cary won out against sacd's and cd's each and every time. The Xi... 
Recommendations for tube amp to replace Plinius
Thanks for your feedback. 1markr makes a good point about the current needed to drive the woofers. I guess I don't understand the practical application of the sensitivity rating. I've never heard the Plinius 102. The Plinius is a great amp, very p... 
6922 tube rolling recommendations
I own the Bel Canto sep 1 which came with amperex 6922's. I hated the sound of the pre-amp (harsh and shrilly) I decided to change to telefunken 6922's to give it one more chance to shine.(By the way Kevin Deal woundn't sell me the telefunken 6922... 
DNM from England/Swiss - anybody know?
I used a DNM pre amp. I found the phono stage to be excellant while the line stage didn't compete with my passive audio synthesis passion. 
I don,t Understand ????
I bought a 2 and 1/2 meter sg3 80 siltech on audigon. Siltech agreed to cut it into three equal lengths and charged me just the price of retermination which was $50.00 per end for a total of $400.00. I recently had them reterminate a digital cable... 
Help!My systems sound too bright
Hi Samual. I have a Bel Canto pre amp that had amperex tubes. I changed to telefunken tubes and the difference was absolutely remarkable. My system went from an edgey bright sound to a lush warm balanced sound. Go figure. Good Luck Harvey 
Speaker suggestions for Plinius, Muse...
I'm using the plinius sa 100 mk3 on a pair of apogee stages. They have the command and authority I was missing from the BEL 1001 mk3. I found the plinius a bit dry, lean egdy and analytical however nicely detailed and very balanced throughout the ...