hleeid

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Searching for matching(?) Subwoofer solution
Ok. So after researching the wonderful resources about subwoofers, I think I am beginning to understand nodes, evenness, cancellation, etc. and leaning towards going with the Swarm again.But Swarm or DEBRA?  Not finding much info about the differe... 
Searching for matching(?) Subwoofer solution
Apologies to all! I didn't mean to stir up so much drama!But I sincerely appreciate so many of you responding to my query.  This is still an exciting journey for me. I have enjoyed and learned quite a lot each of your postings.So I have decided to... 
Searching for matching(?) Subwoofer solution
Hi racamuti,Will take a look.  I am also going to take a step back and address room concerns as indicated by tablejockey.  Perhaps move things around. Get some damping material ready, etc. before deciding on the actual subwoofers.At this point, gi... 
Searching for matching(?) Subwoofer solution
I use my office set up for only music and not HT.mijostyn - They are sealed cabinets. Not sure about if they are dipoles. Hardwood floors. Speakers are about a foot from the walls and about 6 feet apart.Rocket 88 speaker cables.I am in Reading. Ar... 
Searching for matching(?) Subwoofer solution
Thanks for the great suggestions! I like both the DBA and SVS suggestions. If I go with the SVS, I will graciously seek out your set up advice Tim. Millercarbon - do you actually build DBAs? If so, and if I decide on a DBA I would prefer to send b... 
Power on popping sound
I reversed the cables.  Turns out it is the left channel. Thanks Yogiboy!Checked out the amp repair site. I'll get in touch with them on the buzzing and pop sounds.  What a great [email protected] - What amp are you using with your Audible Illu... 
Power on popping sound
Thanks for your help! I will try reversing the cables and also the LOFO steps.Is the power supply capacitor an expensive thing to replace? 
Current amp setup for secondary listening room
Makes sense about a how a large adjacent surface reinforcing bass would have an affect on mid and treble. I will definitely experiment with speaker placement. Shows (again!) what an audiophile newbie I am!Good to know about the power reqs!Would... 
Current amp setup for secondary listening room
Thanks for the tips!  I was not aware of the added bass reinforcement from the bookshelf placement.Does anyone have experience with the PA-1?  I know it's a bit old.  I have heard positive things about it.  If I use the Fostex HP A8 as a DAC only,... 
CD ripper
Thanks for the responses!Is there a reasonable SQ advantage to using a dedicated hardware ripper vs. running ripper software from a laptop?Another newbie question:  Why rip to FLAC and not DSD? 
Audiophile newbie in need of DAC/DAP.
Thanks for all of your responses!  Did some research and I'm leaning towards the AK70 MKⅡ.  Has anyone listened to this DAC through Fostex TH900s?  Do dual DACs really matter?Also, I have my Fostex HP A8c power cord plugged into a power strip. Do ... 
Audiophile newbie in need of DAC/DAP.
I would like to keep it around 500 maybe a little more.  I guess used is ok. Also, does the RCA cable provide better sound than the 1/4 inch cable when listening to my electric piano?