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Soundproofing
micthurst  Do you have a high basement unfinished ceiling at present? When we had our house built I knew I wanted a basement listening room so I had the builder put in an extra course of concrete block to allow for a reasonable height for my liste... 
CJ PV10AR upgrade?
jkf011 Obviously cj can perform a cap upgrade and perhaps they should. First off, they should be able to tell you what you will hear with their upgrade!Before you settle on cj, I would urge you to check out RHB Dezigns. Bob Backert and his son hav... 
Upgrading Speaker Cables: Wireworld Silver Eclipse or Transparent Audio Ultra?
@b4icu  You may have misinterpreted my intent.  I am not questioning your hearing acuity.  I am wondering if you would allow yourself to hear differences that do not align with your rather narrow construct based on your education.  Thanks for shar... 
Upgrading Speaker Cables: Wireworld Silver Eclipse or Transparent Audio Ultra?
@dweller   Thanks. 
Upgrading Speaker Cables: Wireworld Silver Eclipse or Transparent Audio Ultra?
@auxinput  "It is largely system dependent, but they all add a level of brightness and sterileness."  Might the more appropriate adjectives be detail and openness?An example of this is my SACD player's owner's manual.  The manual that accompanies ... 
Upgrading Speaker Cables: Wireworld Silver Eclipse or Transparent Audio Ultra?
@b4icu "Purity: Did you know, that the copper wire industry STD. for copper purity for electric use, is 99.98%. That’s the worst!All purity you may add (none was proven beyond the claim it is!) can improve that by 0.02%.There is no way that would ... 
Upgrading Speaker Cables: Wireworld Silver Eclipse or Transparent Audio Ultra?
@auxinput  You've posted here enough to realize what a canard the old silver is bright line is eh?@b4icu  Of course, size is not all that matters with cables.  Purity of conductors, nature of dielectric, cable geometry, connector quality all matte... 
PS Audio BHK lacking..
If the sound doesn't change for the better you should call PS Audio and see how they suggest you proceed. 
Favorite song to demo or test drive speakers?
Clark Terry: Portraits SACD   Carrie Newcomer: The Slender Thread SACD on Stockfisch   Katherine Bryan: Flute concertos on Linn Records 
Speaker vibration control idea.. What are your thought?
 I have a bunch of BDR stuff in my closet where it belongs. BDR =glare and hardness Not very PS Every one in a while, after upgrading gear, I try BDR again.  The vacation from the closet is short-lived. 
What Are Your Experiences with Decoupling Products and Your Recommendations?
OPIf by "decoupling products" you include speakers then yes, hell yes!The cool part about decoupling your speakers is that not only do you relieve the rest of the house from having to experience the deep bass but it also helps to keep speaker vibr... 
Furutech vs Audioquest Power Cables
Paul McGowan, CEO of PS Audio was so "gobsmacked" by the Audioquest Dragons when all components in system 1 were plugged in using them that he purchased the lot even though PS makes their own Power cables!!  If you go to PS website, you can watch ... 
Who buy PS AUDIO ?
BTW... Paul McGowan's autobiography "99% True" is a fun, fast read and will give you insight into his humanity.  Paul screwed up a lot growing up.  Somehow he always manged to escape very difficult circumstances so he and Terri could be in the suc... 
Who buy PS AUDIO ?
@jbrrp1  A big +1 
Who buy PS AUDIO ?
@tomcy6   Light is not an issue with me because I have a dedicated basement listening room.  It's always dark down there!  State of mind always plays a role.  If I'm not in the mood to listen, then I don't.