jl35

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SPEAKER CABLE OR INTERCONNECT
I always assume that return costs are on the buyer, unless told otherwise...  
SPEAKER CABLE OR INTERCONNECT
I think that the terms of in home trial should be set before shipping...I have found that shipping costs are often negotiable...certainly many direct sale manufacturers and online stores offer free shipping both ways and no restock fee...  
New expensive power cord for amp and no change in sound?
often, if it sounds "different" it will sound better to some and not to others...and yes, many here have done blind tests, but to decide for ourselves, no need to "prove" to others...no one here really wants to spend money and get nothing in retur... 
Streamers under $1500
I also read, long ago, that the WYRED4 upgraded Sonos had more dropout issues...  
New expensive power cord for amp and no change in sound?
I prefer my Pass XA160.8 (as well as my previous Pass X250.8) with Cerious Matrix and Lumniscate  power cords. According to Stereophile (and others) Pass Labs uses Silent Source power cords and cables to voice their products and present them at au... 
New expensive power cord for amp and no change in sound?
I find that used power cords hold their value extremely well...I've bought and sold some fairly expensive cords, and generally ended up spending less than if I had bought parts to make my own (which I could not actually do)...we all have different... 
Streamers under $1500
WiiM Pro Plus is incredible value…$149 for a refurbished from WiiM…  
Could Class D really be that good?
Thanks lanx, just ordered the V3 with the 32v  
Can you tell the difference between a $200 and a $200,000 guitar?
I shared a country house some years ago with professional classical guitarists, and clear difference in sound when they brought home custom made guitars from Spain, though no idea the actual cost...  
Streamers under $1500
I still have and enjoy my Wyred4 Sonos in office system...main system has Airlens and I’m very happy with sonics and functionality ... I find I mostly use Tidal Connect, never really felt comfortable with Roon...when I had the Simaudio Mind, I fou... 
Could Class D really be that good?
Any comparisons between Fosi V3 and Za3 ? With 32v or 48v  
New expensive power cord for amp and no change in sound?
I felt my X250.8 and XA160.8 Mono Blocks sounded better with Cerious Matrix power cords than the included ones...I do find that power cords are more unpredictable than other cables and cords...Pass does include good power cord, and I use them in s... 
Best way to sell a record collection
USPS media mail is very inexpensive...it's a choice between ease of sale and getting more money...I sold maybe 20 individually and the rest in larger groups...    
Best way to sell a record collection
I sold my valuable records singly, and the rest as a collection, typically by genre...I was just selling records I didn't want anymore, probably 500 ...  
2 vidar 1’s or 1 vidar 2?
if you are worried about 2 ohm, you better ask Schiit about a bridged Vidar into 2 ohms, as they only rate a single amp into 4 ohms, with no 4 ohm rating for bridged...,often bridged amps don't like 4 or 2 ohms...