kren0006

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... WHAT POWER CORD(S) ARE PLAYING IN YOU SYSTEM TODAY?
Audio Art in main system.Signal MagicCable in secondary system.WAudio for home theater setups and third system.Stock cables for all "figure 8"'s throughout (one sub, desktop active pc speakers). 
PS Audio Revises Marketing to a Direct Sales Only Model
Do Parasound and PS Audio generally compete or market themselves at similar levels of quality / performance, at least in the preamp/amplifier markets?  Don't know a lot about either brand (dealers I've been to don't carry either), serious question... 
Paradigm Persona series
Agree with the "pick speakers first" advice. So much more variability with speakers and resulting in so much greater sound presentation differences with speakers versus anything else.It takes a long time to do it right because you need to listen t... 
Separate subs for music and HT/surround
I don't have a separate music room, so my main music system is right in the family room with my home theater/general TV watching setup that my kids are using all the time.But the music and HT systems are completely separate (electronics, speakers,... 
PS Audio Revises Marketing to a Direct Sales Only Model
I skimmed the forum thread at PSA, including the two entries from the CEO.  Nothing in those two entries to indicate prices would drop as result of this move.  To the contrary, discussion by forum members (not the CEO, however) that the change wou... 
PS Audio Revises Marketing to a Direct Sales Only Model
Is there any actual indication that prices will be lowered as a result? 
Paradigm Persona series
I’ve visited Paradigm dealers where 75% of the salespeople will candidly admit that they prefer a competitor to the Persona line at similar cost for their home systems, and no these aren’t all people who don’t appreciate clarity or who lean toward... 
The best looking speakers
Subjective of course but I think generally Sonus Faber probably looks the best 
Spendor D7
I own D7’s and love them. Not bright at all, upgraded tweeter vs A7. I first heard D7 immediately after listening to A7 for 40 minutes- difference in quality was MASSIVE. I knew right then my budget for speakers needed to jump above my initial $5k... 
MQA?
I confess I have no idea whether MQA itself is good or bad, but my only music source on all of my systems is Tidal streaming, and so therefore the only way I can hear music above FLAC quality is via Tidal Masters which necessarily involves MQA.  S... 
MQA?
Hey, sorry I don’t know answer to that question re Teac dac.i got mine and ran it awhile without the firmware update but wasn’t really focused on the question at hand, more really was just fumbling trying to get the fw updated (doing so not as eas... 
MQA?
I was first respondent here and mentioned I could hear major mqa positive difference on my reference system but not on my two secondary systems. For context, those systems are:Reference: Teac NT-505 (AK4493) -> MIT matrix 6 XLR balanced IC ->... 
Only $800 to work with streamer/power for 3rd system
Well, I now have two days of lots of listening and not enough working with the Powernode 2. I think it’s getting better with run-in. Probably 10 hours now. I find its sound to be warmer and better match for my NHT C-1’s than was my Integra DTM-7 a... 
MQA?
IMO all depends on quality level of rest of your system. Speaking from experience with full mqa across 3 systems, it is only my main system where I can appreciate the sonic difference of mqa. But the difference on that system is substantial and we... 
Only $800 to work with streamer/power for 3rd system
thanks!