larshepping

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This forum is antiquated.
@csontos Also no personal party lines to toe here.  Really? If you can’t “hear” how good a power cable sounds you are roundly accused of being either a) too poor to afford the really good stuff b) too cheap to have a good system or c) lacking in l... 
3 Ingredients to a Healthy Audio Community
daveman2.....This thread wouldn’t have anything to do with that dumpster fire of a “discussion” about rap from last weekend, would it?I’m on several other forums focused on audio and non-audio hobbies and they each do a much much much better job k... 
What is the average life expectancy of a DAC?
jasonbourne52Nobody can tell a $100 DAC from a $1000 DAC if they listen blindfoldedThat’s an interesting claim. Please tell us about your listening tests that have led you to this conclusion.Here’s a 140 page read on the topic. Many more on the sa... 
Interconnects—Just a thought.
Schiit don’t make the interconnects. They’re made by others and sold by Schiit. 
Schiit Saga+...What’s the point of the tube?
Thanks for your reply and explanation, George! 
What frustrates you the most about seller’s for sale ads?
Mine is a basic one:It bugs me when sellers don’t say why they’re selling an item. I always want to know and sometimes lose out on an item whilst waiting for a reply.Are you “upgrading”? That’s useful to know because maybe the item isn’t as top of... 
Schiit Saga+...What’s the point of the tube?
Ok, trying my last post again. Looking for a little help regarding input/output impedance:My amp has an input impedance of 100k ohms. I’m not sure what that means vis-a-vis the Saga+. With the tube engaged, the Saga has an output impedance of 180 ... 
Schiit Saga+...What’s the point of the tube?
My amp has an input impedance of 100k ohms. I’m not sure what that means vis-a-vis the Saga+. With the tube engaged, the Saga has an output impedance of 180 ohms. In passive mode, it has variable impedance with a maximum of 4.8k ohms. If someone m... 
DAC Burn-In Question
I heard he’s still burning it in 🔥. 
Schumann Resonator
Earlier in the thread I suggested optimism or confirmation bias accounted for the perceived benefits of homeopathy and resonators. I hope it is coincidence that you woke up with headaches. But FOR GOODNESS SAKE don’t put dodgy electronics under yo... 
Recommend a dac that contributes to system for tight bass
Change an engine because it doesn’t sound right.. See how funny that sounds. Change the muffler?Something else is wrong like, get a tone control, and don’t compare analog to digital, ya can’t. One you will like, and one is better, not the same thi... 
Better Records White Hot Stampers: Now the Story Can Be Told!
“White hot stamper”So the seller has a stamping machine? Because the stamper is that which does the stamping.A “white hot stamping” would be a record very well stamped by a white hot stamper.”My white hot stamper produces white hot stampings” vs. ... 
Tube virgin looking for tube amp under $3k
I have to say my head is really spinning. If this site allowed stickies on forums, this should be at the top for all the newbs like me. This is a really comprehensive list of manufacturers and products. @bpoletti If I posted about the best amp in ... 
Tube virgin looking for tube amp under $3k
I appreciate all of these opinions and insights. I guess now I have to figure out how much amp/watts is just right for my speakers. For example, those Rogue pieces are nice but 100wpc is a lot for my sensitive speakers and medium sized room. But h... 
Tube virgin looking for tube amp under $3k
Cary SLI-80 sure is gorgeous to look at. Is 80WPC too much for 95dB sensitive speakers? Though it’s only 40WPC in triode mode so there’s that....