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Two medium size woofers Vs One big size woofer
I have two Vandersteen 2wq subwoofers. Each has three 8 inch drivers driven by a 300 watt internal amp. They have a "Q" control on the cabinet back to increase or decrease the tautness of the sub response. The three 8" drivers with the "Q" set low... 
Perfect Path Total Contact no longer?
And from whom do the governors get their data to support the shuttering of the state's citizens?  Yep, the EXPERTS.  So when it comes down to it we are being subjected to the "Tyranny of the Experts".  And yes, every state's got 'em.  Congratulati... 
Tweaks - An Honest Discussion
For me the most rewarding process is that of system "tuning".  The tuning process often involves applying tweaks strategically to tune your system to your perception of excellence.  This is the step where you really have to think creatively and fi... 
Tweaks - An Honest Discussion
Of course all systems are different from one another but...the BDR boat sailed a  l o n g  time ago.  Easily my biggest regret tweaking was all the $ I spent on an assortment of BDR #3 and #4 cones and pucks. I didn't want to give up on them but m... 
Sales or clearances happening now
The Cable Company has Wireworld Series 7 discontinued cables at 50% off right now.  Some USB's, AES/EBU, SPDIF and Eclipse series interconnects and speaker cables!   
Your "Best of..." audio manufacturer in each state
In Pennsylvania it would probably have to be Rogue Audio. 
Parasound A21+ or PS Audio S700 monos?
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In Appreciation of Healthcare Workers
Worrying about my niece who is an ICU nurse.  Thankfully they have the necessary protective devices so far...  very proud of her! 
Power Conditioner: Isotek, Audioquest or other?
@tuberist Can you explain what you mean by the PS Audio being "sacrificial"? thanksPS    Which PS Audio unit? 
Luxman m-900u owners - quick question
@mocassin2     Congrats. on having such a fine amplifier!  Luxman gear is very robustly built all across its product line.  I have the E-250 phono preamp and it really allows me to hear the best that my vinyl has to offer.As far as the M-900U runn... 
Bose 901
I had a pair of the more conventional 501’s but lusted after the 901’s. We’ve come a long way baby! 
Future of cables!
@djones51  Have you ever experimented with vibration tuning in your system? 
Calling Vandersteen Treo owners
@pstores   I had a pair of the original 2C's in the 80's then traded up to the Model 3's then 3A's then 3A Signatures.  I then traded up to the Treo CT about 17 months ago.  In a nutshell, the Model 2 and 3's particularly the Signatures are very m... 
Cover Songs that are better than the Original
Eva Cassidy's "Fields of Gold" is ravishingly beautiful as if it was written for her! 
New silversmith fidelium cable
@fxman I would be interested in hearing about your system and how the sound of it is different/better than with the cables you were using previously.