jacksky

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Esprit4si am powering CS5’s with Bryston 7b monoblocks. Positively no lack of bass.my room is not boomy.start investigating, Tom goes right to driver testing. I would then go to placement, Tom might go to crossovers.if you are near NJ and want a b... 
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Esprit4s,i am powering CS 
I woke up with cold ears
Wonder if any others have experienced....suddenly hearing  in one ear becomes lower in volume.  Slowly my body adjusts and hearing feels normal.....until the volume comes back up minutes later.almost like only one ear is suffering from airplane pr... 
What is an Audiophile? Here's the list for newbies.
I think mg16 is the WINNER! Sez: "" An audiophile is someone who, when they are not listening to music through their system, is thinking about listening to music through their system. ""And when the audiophile gets home and sits down to listen to ... 
What is an Audiophile? Here's the list for newbies.
I think mg16 is the WINNER! Sez: "" An audiophile is someone who, when they are not listening to music through their system, is thinking about listening to music through their system. ""And when the audiophile gets home and sits down to listen to ... 
Tool fan needs help with speakers (and electronics)
I give a nod to NHT’s.i ran both 2.9 and 3.3 in a room 15x 22 ( not simultaneously).I preferred the 2.9 actually , they didn’t jut out as far into the room so the soundstage worked better yet still had the bottom in spades even with a 10” woofer.i... 
Ask the local curmudgeon (me) anything related to tech or liquor. :)
Secret to the blender is the isolation feet.greatly reduces transmission of ...........wait, spiced rum?all is good. 
Does removing anti-skating really improve sound?
I am not at the engineering level of most of the contributors of this thread but let me pose a  solution that I think is quite simple and then you all can make fun of me.The stylus travels in almost  a straight line toward the center.The skating f... 
Chinese fake cables How fake, how good?
So many aspects of products fall in the gray area.I doubt audio cables made in China were ever assembled by child labor, doesn’t make business sense for the Chinese employer. And if we frown on forced labor, weren’t most license plates in the US m... 
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Jafant,https://www.vandersteen.com/audio-perfectionist-journal 
Thiel Owners
Jafant,if you are interested you may want to read the audio perfectionist journals written by Richard Hardesty. The 16 issues are available at vandersteen.com.  
Thiel Owners
Regarding differences between Thiels and Vandys, I only had brief demos of vandy 3’s, 5’s and my newly acquired CS5’s.my impression was the vandys offered a wider sweet spot but the Thiels have greater clarity. Granted I only have theThiels a shor... 
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Tomthiel;i little more about my CS5’s: serial numbers 183/184 probably make them fairly early production.previous owner informed they were sent to a Maryland authorized Thiel tech for upgrades, namely woofers and internal wiring for what he termed... 
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Tomthiel,thanks for your advice.I am using Bryston 7b monoblocks.i don’t think power is the problem but I will change the Parallel/series mode setting so they double down in the 2ohm loads.  will let you know if that changes anything. Then I’ll pu... 
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Is it too late to join this party?2+ years and 100 plus pages of forum discussion proved too much catch up reading, so hope you all don’t mind me jumping in at the risk of repeating what may have been covered.i just got a pair of CS5i  and am goin...