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Static remover.
Its nice that you are using a humidifier but is it large enough or are you throwing your money away. Humidity is calculated by Cubic Feet not square feet because the moisture will move to the dry area. Check with a humidistat and the spot to hit i... 
Do you rely on RAID as your NAS backup?
Yes and No.I use both Raid5 & Raid10 configurations all should be backed up.As stated above Raid5¬†should be backed up and can fail in a number of ways. If you have 1 drive and only 1 drive fail in the Raid5 you can put a new drive and in most ... 
need help moving to NAS and RAID
If you are going to build a NAS/RAID make sure you use a UPS. If you pull the the plug or have power failures the system will test the integrity of the drives that make up the Raid configuration when it is powered up again. This can take hours to ... 
need help moving to NAS and RAID
I use 2 Western Digital NAS enclosures in my system and have no issues with them.1 is the DX4000, I do not recommend it because it will only accept certain drives and they are not cheap as it is meant for business.The 1 I would recommend is the DL... 
MRA : Myth or Menace?
I like Mo-FI clean all records now. I did a test to see what sounded better. I first played some new records without cleaning them then again after they were cleaned. I found the cleaned records were quieter and more of the nuances through out the... 
record storage question
As long as the wall is not facing the sun for most of the day there should be no problem, in my area SE is to be avoided. I am selling a pair of speakers and if you look at the pictures you will see my wall of albums behind the chairs. That is an ... 
£15k $22k to spend on speakers...but which?
I have a nice pair of Verity Sarastro MkII for 16k they would sound great for all your tastes in music. 
Best DAC for around $10K new or used
dCS Debussy is in the range, I enjoy it. 
For Basis TT owners does the VPI SDS work?
I had the VPI SDS and it worked fine but after trying the PS300 from PS Audio I sold it and still use it today. I feel the 300 sounds much better. It adjusts both voltage and frequency and is better for an AC motor. If you can get one used upgrade... 
AC POWER DISTRIBUTOR/POWER CABLE VERSUS DEDICATED
I agree with the suggestion to run 10 gauge wire but would recommend you run 3 wire with ground BX. In the future if you decide to do isolated ground or balanced power you are all set.Just because you run 10 gauge wire does not mean you have to us... 
AC POWER DISTRIBUTOR/POWER CABLE VERSUS DEDICATED
Dedicated line only means that none of your other household appliances are directly connected to the power going to your stereo/home theater equipment. It does not mean the other appliances like hvac equipment, refrigerators, charging stations for... 
Directional cables - what does that really mean?
As far as I know it has to do with shielding to minimize interference from other sources and line voltage noise. The shield is only connected at one end to minimize ground loops from one item to the other also. 
Audiophile Boston pressing?
The best ones I have on vinyl are in this order:Japanese, best overall sound.American original, good but bass could be better.Fridays Music, good bass.MFSL, Crap, very muddy compared to all above.Bostons first album I feel was over processed espec... 
Paypal insecure?
They are not a bank and cannot be held responsible to you like a bank. They can put a hold on any account they have access to.1. Get a separate bank account at a different bank than you now deal with and no links to anything else in your life. 2. ... 
Why Listen To FM Radio For Music Anymore At Home?
To listen to music/artists you know nothing about and its free. I do not have to have my phone, tablet or other item using up Data.