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Vandersteen Forum
It is possible that it might have been your tone that set people off? duh...  my oh my...  
Differences between models of expensive vs inexpensive DACs
@mahler123 I have owned 3 DACs in the 5K range that sounded very different from each other, and also 4 DACs in the 1 K range or below that also sounded different from each other curious... please share which 3 expensive dacs you tried... and ... 
Old guy needs recommendation request for old CD players / DAC
it has been a long while since i have searched for a new integrated cd player -- i have modwright’s modded units with tube output stage and outboard ps with tube rectification (actually two of them - one a marantz 8005 and the other a sony dvd 540... 
Differences between models of expensive vs inexpensive DACs
op old post below, fyi - perhaps a useful summary of the topic jjss49 2,132 posts 09-01-2020 10:44pm as to what matters in a dac, let’s make this simple, even though it isn’t... a) the digital (bitstream) input signal needs to be received an... 
Full range speaker recommendation
you can insert a photo using the buttons on top of the forum posting area... there is one for ’image’ (square with the mountain and sun symbol) - there you will need a link to the photo you are using, that link to a photo sharing app like google p... 
The review wehave been promising is up
+1 @soix fishies swimming in the kool-aid pitcher are by definition drinking it... just the way it is...  
To have or Not to have an Cord M-Scaler feeding my Terminator Plus?
i would agree with what scott (@verdant) just said m scaler works with other dacs accepting spdif inputs, but it can be hit or miss depending on the topology of the subject downstream dac... and it is best used with chord dacs... mine feeds a hug... 
Do audiophiles creat the high prices we complain about.
again?  uh...  
Differences between models of expensive vs inexpensive DACs
in my travels through several dozens of dacs since 2020, i would say there is definitely more variation in s.q. among lower priced dacs, as each are making cost-driven tradeoffs in the various elements that affect sonic performance and trading the... 
RiP Peter Breuninger AVShowrooms
rip p b... you will be missed...  
Full range speaker recommendation
op - as mentioned above, you need to specify what you are hearing now, what you are seeking to improve, what music you listen to, how loud, live or dead room, setup/placement limitations (dual use room, or dedicated) and so on... photos of the roo... 
Vandersteen Forum
reading through all these posts on this thread, must say a few elements are surprising/amusing -- if someone knows they have a blown/malfunctioning driver in a well respected speakers (even a NOT well respected one), why would they not have that ... 
What are we objectivists missing?
haha just like being able to read and being able to comprehend... not the same...   
Vandersteen Forum
brand specific sites tend to accumulate fanboys and girls... helpful for tips if one has committed to that brand, perhaps less useful otherwise  that said vandys and b&w's are at opposite poles of sound character... so if someone likes one it... 
The review wehave been promising is up
https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/bricasti-m3-w-network-card-vs-usb yo yo whodat ho? 🤣😂🙄😪