|good discussion on power cords|
|Badly recorded albums needing upgrading|
I have found this site pretty useful for finding better versions of specific albums. I have gone with their recommendations and been satisfied. https://audiophilestyle.com/ca/the-best-version-of/
|Warm up time for amps|
My pair of Bryston 3B are ready in about 15 minutes...
|Amazon Launches Lossless "Hi-rez" HD Music Service|
Most will not be hi res. If they were originally recorded before digital recording, they cannot be high res as the source was not. Putting them in a high res package, does not improve the resolution.
|Speaker toe in|
Just toe them in till they sound the best to you...
|Any Love For Bryston Here?|
They are excellent amps. I have had two Bryston 4B amps for years performing biamp duties for my Magnepans. I also use a Bryston 10B crossover.
|What’s your vote for the most ridiculous, overpriced, and useless tweak?|
Power cords. No question there. If you think a fancy power cord will make the difference, when the remainder of your house wiring is barely equal to a cheap power cord, you are deluding yourself.
|Reasonable high end interconnects: without breaking the bank|
I had good luck with Benchmark Media Systems. They sell XLR or RCA. Very reasonable... about $60/ pair.
|So you want to buy a turntable?|
|Who thinks $5K speaker cable really better than generic 14AWG cable?|
Cables seem very much in the realm of a religious discussion. Dr. Aix (Mark Waldrep) on realhd.com has had some interesting posts about cables from a recording engineer point of view....I tend to agree with him.