128x128

karmapolice

Responses from karmapolice

AudioQuest Hurricane High Current Question.
So if you got a preamp with built in headphone amp like my benchmark would that be better suited for hc hurricane or source hurricane?  
Townshend Audio F1 Fractal Speaker Cables
Townshend makes great products....   If you got his IC you really should try his allegri preamp...   I already had pricey SR Galileo SX speaker cables but did hear briefly the Townshend pricey speaker cables too and still preferred SR Galileo ... 
A turntable that plays all types of music well
I may well keep the Lenco but its very bulky and if it ever needs repairs and I cannot find someone who does house calls, it will be a large paperweight.  I am not keen on trying to fix it myself one day.A local dealer will bring over a Helius Vir... 
A turntable that plays all types of music well
Let me clarify one more time....Some tt provide better bass and for me that matters more for some genres than others....If you think your tt handles all music and sounds equally well that is awesome but it ain't what I hear....For some genres bass... 
A turntable that plays all types of music well
Lot of ideas...thanks ....people have strong opinions about tt.I know people who don't like SME or VPI even Brinkman and they are in the industry......Some hate direct drive others dislike belt system.High mass versus skeletal design....I even thi... 
A turntable that plays all types of music well
check out many turntable reviews and many of them well this turntable is ideal for classical or jazz or acoustic but not for rock ....It doesnt mean it aint good but is not quite as good for some type of music.Lets just say most interested in reco... 
A turntable that plays all types of music well
Hi,Yes correct Lenco is idler drive but looking for non idler replacement that plays all genres well 
Townshend Audio EDCT Isolda Speaker Cables
sorry I auditioned the townshend fractal cables not the isolda.... 
Townshend Audio EDCT Isolda Speaker Cables
I tried the Townshend isolda briefly in my system and preferred the Galileo SX Speaker Cables. That said the Galileo cost much more....I use the Townshend fractal rca interconnect for my digital connection to my preamp and these speaker cables hav... 
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 swear 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...