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moving magnet cartridge suggestions for rp8?
Ortofon 2m Black Currently using this model on my Vpi Prime. Great performing cartridge. 
How do you like your VPI Prime?
So far, Excellent. Using the Ortofon 2m Black. Merry Christmas to all! 
Top Ten Speakers of All Time?
Hello TbgThe DQ 20's when first introduce, where excellent performers.Since they are over three decades old,It would be very rare to find a pair that is fully functional without some sort of repair or mod. Most of them suffer from woofer surround ... 
Speakers to hang on to for LIFE
Dahlquist DQ 20's 
Top Ten Speakers of All Time?
Dahlquist DQ 20's 
Overall opinions on Harman Kardon
Harman Kardon Citation 1 Tube PreAmp, Perhaps one of the very best designed and sounding pre amps to this very day. 
Tally up best preamplifier ever
Matching the proper components,Placette Passive! 
SS/Mono Amps Warm,Musical,Detailed
Any Sierra Amplifier,If you could find a used one.Made by PBN Audio,Maker's of Montana Loudspeaker's. They Rival in Performance pretty much anything out there regardless of price. 
No one cares this is the anniversary?
Good Bless the Men and Woman who served,We said a Prayer at church yesterday for them and their famalies. 
Which Solid-State Preamp under $7,000.00 New?
Gentleman,I need to make a correction,I did not see the Herron HL-1 on the list. I have not own that pre-amp or have heard that particular model.I apoligize to Herron Audio for this oversite on my behalf. Sincerly,Jose 
Krell HTS 7.1 Room EQ.
The Krell HTS 7.1 is a 1/3 octave EQ,By no means it's intended to correct 100% room acoustic abnormalities,But to help the system/room intergration.Most room's have a suck-out at about 200hz,The EQ built into the Krell HTS 7.1 is great to handle t... 
Wadia 860 upgrade to 861
Having own most of the Wadia players,850,860,860x,861,861SEIf i had to do it over,I would by the 861SE in original form.First is the Resale value,and Second the transport mechanism is very different form the older 860+861's.They are all great play... 
Sonic quality of the Denon DV 5900.
Look into a Denon 2900 with an Exemplar Audio Modification,Your search for a Reference caliber 2 Channel player will be over for a very long time. 
Which Solid-State Preamp under $7,000.00 New?
Having own all the pre-amps mentioned on the list,with the exception of the klyne(auditioned as a loaner)The Placette Active in my opinion as heard in my sound room is more musical and transparent then the others.I used the Placette Active with bo... 
Denon 2900 mod. How does it sound?
I Finally heard the Exemplar Mod on the Denon 2900 and i'am saving my pennys,A very trusted audiophile that i know just sold he's Esoteric DV-50 and a Wadia 861SE,Replacement:The Exemplar Denon 2900 with the analog tube output stage.