Responses from johnto

The Absolute Sound posts a video about a new product development from Magnepan, but...
Lots of good info but would like the videos more concise.  
Buying Used Speakers
No problem buying used speakers or other equipment used, purchased Magnepan 1.7, 1.7i and 3.7i also Parasound, Pass, Ayer and VPI electronics as well as Soundsmith Cartridge everything has bern as advertised and worked fine. I couldn't afford the ... 
Solar Eclipse Music
Grateful Dead - Dark Star  
Solar Eclipse Music
Pink Floyd - Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun.    
can you help me narrow my speaker cables short list please?
If you've happy with what you have why not just buy a jacket to slip over them.  
Whats playing on your system today?
All Irish music all day. Happy St Pats.  
Beatles CD box set
I'd be interested in your thoughts on the mono vs recent stereo remasters.  
Maggies and subwoofer integration
Just noticed the question my subs they are self powered 12"Sony that go down to 20 Hz that I picked up on CL for $30 each. They integrate well with my 3.7i. I run them off the RCA taps on a Pass pre with the XLR going to the amp. The key is settin... 
Magnepan DWM Bass Panel
Not sure how low your 8" sub goes depending on the music you listen to you would probably want one that goes down to about 20 Hz. That's the problem with the DWM too it doesn't go that low. Try setting the sub at about 50 Hz and settings the volu... 
Magnepan 1.7 and Subwoofer help/recommendations
If you contact Magnepan I'm sure you can get the resistors from them. I recently replaced the 1 ohm resistors on my 3.7i with .47 from do it yourself electronics and love the sound. As for subs I found used 12" Sony on CL and found if you keep th... 
Magnepan DWM Bass Panel
As a Maggie owner I think your money maybe better spent on a sub as I believe the DWM only goes down to about 35 Hz. I have used a sub with 1.7 and now 3.7i once you lock it in it really fills out the bottom.  
Sub $2,000 Integrated Amp Recommendations
Check out a pre-owned Parasound Halo Hint it has everything you could want and should be obtainable for under 2k.  
Beatles CD box set
The 09 version isn't bad but I would be more inclined to purchase the latest remixes from Revolver on as I think they are so much better and maybe the Red double for earlier songs or the first 2 in mono and the 09 for the remainder. Hope that help... 
Maggies and subwoofer integration
I'm using cheap used Sony subs with Maggie 3.7i as that's all the budget I had left. I've found that a setting of about 50 Hz works well and keeping the sub volume low to avoid bloat works fantastic. Even my musician friend are surprised at how we... 
Starting a Classical Vinyl Music Collection
If you want some lively classical music try Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich. The Boston Symphony just did an amazing set of the Shostakovich Symphonies, I'm not sure if they were released on vinyl but I'm sure you can find them by others. There's s...