ishkabibil

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What makes a DAC so expensive?
The fools willing to pay the price. 
Never Owned a Tube Amp and Want Advice
try a Carver M500t and forget the Tubes 
Sub Question. One higher quality sub or two lesser quality? (Rythmik vs HSU)
neither subs are a waste of Money. 
Want to setup basic home audio system
HiWith no hesitationany NAD amp which can run as Pre as well try a 7130 if possible.Amp Carver M200tAdvent 1 speakers or Boston A200sArcam rBlink btoothTube buffer pre amp on amazon by Suca audioMight be a little over 1k. 
Does the first reflection point actually matter??
Worked wonders in my room! 
Any advantage to Bluesound Node 2i Versus Streaming from PC
Yes from PC USB to Spdf to DACSIs a "non jam" event...like hi res...Sucks rhe soul out of the music.Yet only certain ears can relate. 
Does the first reflection point actually matter??
You bet it does.Listen to the difference. 
Who puts their speakers right up against the back wall and why?
People that dont understand proper 2 channel audio setup. 
My pet peeve: "revealing" speakers
Revealing is revealing....like hi res...It dont Jam! 
High Performance Audio - The End?
Steve's point, and it's one I've seen mentioned many times previously at shows and demos, is that better more revealing systems will often only serve to make most recordings sound worse. Exactly!An AM car radio serves songs better than a highly re... 
"Bridge Over Trouble Water" sounds artificial
Nothing wrong at all....Hi Res sucks the "Secret Sauce" right out of the listening experience.  Some material sounds "impressive" but does it Jam like the way especially that song was originally recorded?Absolutely not.Hi Res Audio is the equivale... 
What do/did you do for a living?
Respect to all those working and dont quit if you are making money and enjoy what you are doing. 
What do/did you do for a living?
Nothing. 
Seeking advice on Speakers that create an intimate 2 channel listening experience
Until you nail down...reflection points...and especually diffusion....You will clutter your soundspace compromising your speakers true tone. 
Seeking advice on Speakers that create an intimate 2 channel listening experience
Back wall of treated......https://s.amsu.ng/F5iRU4MQ44gN