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recommendation for stereo tube amplifier for Marten Bird 2 speakers other than EAR....
Gonna try the VAC 200IQ as local one avail used 
recommendation for stereo tube amplifier for Marten Bird 2 speakers other than EAR....
Thanks for the ideas I don't have room for monoblocks but was considering the VAC 200IQ but not sure if it would be much warmer sounding than the pass x260.8 and seems the 200IQ is frequent resold... 
Townshend Audio F1 Fractal Speaker Cables
I tried cable elevators sold online by an amateur hifi enthusiast and it made the sound worse. To be fair these power and speaker cables were quite heavy..I let my ears decide not shrill online types who┬áswear they know the best albeit experiment ... 
Townshend Audio F1 Fractal Speaker Cables
not sure why the cable deniers persist on trying to convince us that anyone spending over $50 on cables is a fool.if the cable deniers are happy with their $20 cables that is brilliant and I am happy for them.for those that believe cables make a d... 
Synergistic Research Galileo SX Power cord. (Opinions on sound quality appreciated).
this is typical now for fedex but they should find it albeit will be delayed arrival 
Townshend Audio F1 Fractal Speaker Cables
I really like the fractal IC between the preamp and a tube amp but not between preamp and a solid state amp....It also sounded exc between preamp and Chord dac.It's amazingly transparent and vocals are so palpable just wish there was a little more... 
Synergistic Research Galileo SX Power cord. (Opinions on sound quality appreciated).
The Galileo SX power cables are fantastic on sources and solid state amps wonderfully rich detailed. In my system I greatly preferred the silver bullets as the the gold was too warm.I prefer the SRX cables as they are more flexible and are even mo... 
preamp recommendation for bedroom set amp
I was going to try the linear tube audio when I can find one secondhand as it would provide me a preamp and a headphone amp and a remote for volume.I am not in a rush where I am gonna buy it new..... 
preamp recommendation for bedroom set amp
my amp has volume control but seems many believe that amp is better still not receiving source digital system direct so want to try a preamp between the marantz digital player and the amp (ideally tube (dont want to lose set amp sound signature) w... 
preamp recommendation for bedroom set amp
I agree that linear tube audio seems like a good idea just did not know if it necessarily mated well with a set amp.....its on my short list ....just seeing if anyone has been down this road testing preamp with set amp.....the art preamp is far to... 
recommend technician in los angeles area to reterminate speaker cables
thanks for the recommendation they are less than a mile from me.... 
Recommend a dac that contributes to system for tight bass
while streaming may be great I dont want to go there yet....mostly vinyl if want to play digital will play occasional disks.....the whole streaming thing is not my bag.......as someone else pointed out its not so much the bass as a bit lean in mid... 
Recommendations for 3rd party power supply for Chord 2qute?
If you are contemplating upgrading power supply maybe just upgrade to the chord qutest instead..I had a teddy pardo power supply and preferred original power supply albeit into a SR power conditioner......Upgraded power supply alters sound not nec... 
Recommend a dac that contributes to system for tight bass
I adjusted my oppo transport by putting it on a solid base and using stillpoints and the bass is fine now....upgraded to lifeatec toslink from bluejean toslinkI still prefer the slightly warmer sound of the playback designs mps5 but it cost 5x as ... 
Chord Qutest + MScaler
I briefly tried the mscaler on the qutest and while there was improvement its not worth additional 4k used......would not get tt2 either ....would recommend either go dave or stay qutest