keithtexas

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Interconnect recomendations, ~$500 new or used, RCA...
Silnote Ref II Series II 
Keep SVS SB16 or change to REL S5 music only
I'm a little surprised that Audiotroy found the SB13 Ultra to sound slow and boomy. I'm using a pair to augment my Wilson W/P system, and they are extremely fast and tight. I can see how a 16" might not be as musical. 
... WHAT POWER CORD(S) ARE PLAYING IN YOU SYSTEM TODAY?
Tek-Line Silver 10 guage (amp)DIY Acrolink 7N P4020II w/ Oyaide C/P-004 plugs - digital 
Interconnects and Speaker Cable, What in your history hit your pleasure button?
System dependent as always, but in my current system...MIT Matrix HD 36 interconnects and MIT Matrix HD 60 bi-wire speaker cables. 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
Put my money where my mouth is and purchased second unit today.. Will put this one on the 'digital' outlet. 
Horn Speaker Recommendations
@willgolf - I was looking at hifishark.com and it showed a listing date of Aug. 31, 2019. Don’t know how accurate those dates are. (Do a search from the hifishark main page - and listing dates are shown on the right of results)Maybe worth sending ... 
Horn Speaker Recommendations
Modern decor.... Acapella, Cessaro, or from left field - Geddes https://www.partsconnexion.com/ACAPELLA-85817.html May be a pain to get ship them from Europe, but the USD and Euro are getting pretty close to par, putting these within range? https:... 
The Best Compliment You've Gotten On Your Rig?
My two oldest daughters (28 and 30) said this summer - "wow dad, that DOES sound pretty good!" :) 
Your favorite Small Apartment Speakers
ATC SCM19 v2https://www.musicdirect.com/speakers/ATC-SCM19-v2-Bookshelf-Speakers-Satin-Cherry-SCRATCH-and-DENT 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
Quick update - everything sounding VERY nice.  Little instrumental clues are much more clear, soundstage well delineated. Seems to enhance the space, sweetness, and silence between notes and instruments that I appreciated first with my MIT cables.... 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
Thanks lowrider. Considering getting a second unit after a little more break-in. B-stock pricing is pretty sweet :D 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
@lowrider57 Power to sources are unfiltered, direct from the wall. I do use DIY powercords using cryo’ed Acrolink 7N 4030II cables and Oyaide P-004 terminations for both transport and dac.  MIT interconnects and speaker cables. 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
@nonoise and @lowrider57  - Thanks guys. A little afternoon listening today and I would say:1. Initial upper midrange prominence (more thrust forward than overdone) has retreated back to similar/proper stage with the other frequencies - although t... 
High Fidelity Cables MC-0.5 Effect
I bought a MC-.05 to try.Put it in outlet that supplies my amplifier power.Burning in for 2 days now. Did notice a *little* more upper midrange clarity, But depending on music/recording, the bass is a little more boomy.Is this normal for 'break-in... 
Looking for a SPDIF cable from Adiogon
https://www.mcssl.com/store/silnoteaudio/catalog/product/600215e2fded4096b5fb4560df57668f