kren0006

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Spendor D9.2 Run In
Stick with them. They take long to break in. The mids will come around and surpass what you are used to  
Spendor D9.2 Run In
When I settled on D7’s, I demo’d a couple dozen different speakers before finalizing. Spendor D series, to me anyway, is neutral, and sounds the best in its price range and higher. Brighter speakers include Focal Kanta/Sopra, Magico, Paradigm Pers... 
Spendor D9.2 Run In
That's normal.  It takes awhile for everything to break in and settle down. I've got three D series with LPZ tweeter.  Absolutely amazing when broken in, but give it a couple hundred hours (no kidding).  They sound bright when new but neutral and ... 
Luxman 550AXii and 509X
I’m not surprised that a 550 might pair better than 509 with Magico. For many other speakers it would likely be the opposite  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Daryl  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Bascom H King also, reportedly.  Two good designers gone.  
3-Dimensional Soundstage
Interesting thread  
New Luxman 507Z
Any new info out of Axpona about Luxman plans going forward? New 507z integrated and M-10x power amps already announced or released.....anything more concrete on what will happen with the 509X (upgrading in future to 509Z ???) and when? Still true... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Good job WC. Well deserved milestone    when you get a chance, please rank the Krell integrated amp as it compares to the other integrateds you’ve had (Luxman 590axii, Pass int 60, Sim Audio, Gryphon, etc).   
Wadax Reference Dac and Reference Server--arrived in my room.
OP, has this equaled or surpassed your analog setup?  If no, how much has it closed the gap?  
Playback Edelweiss in the house
Verdant do you know how long the less expensive Merlot dac will be around?  I think it was introduced 6-7 years ago so perhaps due for replacement?  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Yeah gotta be Wadax dac. You guys who guessed that win. Hats off to ya  
Luxman 590AXII Discontinued??
I would. Buy the superior 595ase (per numerous owners who’ve had both) and still have thousands left over ; )  
Luxman 590AXII Discontinued??
Got it. That’s too bad.    any word on when 509X will be replaced?  
Luxman 590AXII Discontinued??
"I believe Luxman is getting out of the Class A game which is a shame!!"   Based on what?  You said in December that Luxman told you that the 590 would be replaced in 2022.  Did they now tell you something different?