minorl

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Amp Repair
Fortunately, if I can't fix it or don't feel like it, I put it in my car and drive to George Meyer AV in LA.  They are about four or five miles from my home.   They are authorized repair facilities for so many companies that I have lost count. ... 
Where does music come from that streams?
@pwerahera:   Thanks for the suggestion.  I am going to purchase this Gene Ammons LP.  I haven't heard this one. Also, I have a really nice Pioneer Elite BDP-09 unit that I use exclusively as a CD transport that sounds great.  I use my Aurender ... 
I’m getting a hum in my integrated tube amp and it’s bugging me alot
Try this.  Unplug everything from the wall and just plug in the amp and connect the amp to the speakers. Disconnect all interconnect cables also. If, with the amp the only thing connected you don't hear hum, then connect the DAC to the amp/speak... 
Speakers 10 years old or older that can compete with todays best,
Wow, so many comments.  Both informative and some insulting.  Interesting. In my opinion, cabinet making has improved greatly over the years.  However, there are some excellent speakers out there 10 years and older that If I could grab (without l... 
Question: What are some of your best pieces of advise to someone new to the hobby?
Wow, apologies for lack of spell check. enjoy  
Question: What are some of your best pieces of advise to someone new to the hobby?
Wow, lots of good and not so good advice so far. My Opinion: 1.  Is your friend going to upgrade an existing system or purchasing a totally complete system altogether? a.  If upgrading an existing system, then my advice is to go one piece at a ... 
Does it make sense to "ignore low ball offers"?
There is a very huge difference between a reasonable counter offer and a low ball number.  A low ball number is an attempt to get something for nothing and totally not considering market value. Any potential buyer worth their salt knows how much ... 
Leaving my amplifier on ok?
No worries. we are on the same page.   Thanks,   enjoy  
Leaving my amplifier on ok?
@soix, Thanks for the information.  I don't believe that it is a constant temp flux, because one isn't turning on an off like a 3 year old.  It is turned on and let warm up.  Hence the word warm up. however, I appreciate your input and will look ... 
Leaving my amplifier on ok?
First, yes, there are many older posts that discuss this topic at length.  However, the OP asked a question and is requesting help, not a scolding for not reviewing prior posts. If you don't want to help, then don't answer.  Second, most new com... 
Mark Levinson Repairs
@raggah. I don't believe that you contacted George Meyer AV repair facility in Los Angeles, CA.   They are an authorized Mark Levinson repair facility and a simple call would confirm this. I have had two Mark Levinson 23.5 amps repaired and one... 
Amplifier considerations, PrmaLuna EVO 400 versus ARC Reference 160 S. Is ARC worth it?
The only way you can tell is to take each home, at the same time and do an A/B comparison in your home with your system. component and music memory is extremely faulty. I know there are some dealers that will either let you take a unit home for ... 
How Do Amps Affect Soundstage?
Many good responses above. Anytime an electrical signal passes through an electrical component or circuit or device, it will affect the music.  Be it distortion adding, soundstage, etc. The discussion regarding the amp (Audio Research REF 6) pai... 
Mark Levinson Repairs
Again, George Myers AV is an authorized Mark Levinson Service Center. I've had a few Mark Levinson Amps repaired there.  Along with Audio Research projects. They are excellent. Give them a call. enjoy  
Mark Levinson Repairs
George Meyer AV in Los Angeles. Give them a call.  They are authorized Mark Levinson repair facility along with several other brands. excellent work. enjoy