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Unnecessary admin meddling?
There is usually a good reason for material here getting deleted. Think about karma. Live and learn! ^^^^Is the post/topic Q , offensive? Political?Religious?EtcIf not, mods need show the true american spirit and leave free speech to fly like a ea... 
Unnecessary admin meddling?
WEll I sure hope and pray the mods are reading this topic and actually listening.. As we all know censoring is on the rise, Free speech is being strip from our basic rights daily.I would hope  Audiogon would make the right call and allow free spee... 
why a 75 dollar blue ray smokes all 2k CD players and any turntable???
He's correct in his assessment that the biggest challenge anymore is the speaker not the DAC or amplifier etc.. which have exponentially less distortion than speakers. Most DACs and amps if they measure reasonably well are indistinguishable in b... 
Amp repair cost — is this right?
Cost for that was $465, which included the parts & labor for: ^^^^^^^What quality./brand cap?I mean where they Mundorf SESGO or just <<garden variety Nichicon's>>???I mean $465 seems fair,, but i can't say for sure unless i know... 
Amp repair cost — is this right?
I opened another disc on TECH TALK, , with the discussion taking on  up this issue,,, 1) repair?2) upgrade?3) sell?I thought over this $1500 tech estimate and I've come to the conclusion (based  on my exp of local techs fees) this amount is excess... 
amp repair cost too high??
Much depends upon who the manufacturer is. ^^^^^^This may be a  huge selling point for labs who wish to stay in healthy business over the next  80 years.Labs should begin offering  a  ligit/bonifide tech service within a  reasonable distance fr... 
Budget Tube Preamp ($2000)
Cayin 12AU7 line stage under $1500 = best bang. Matches Jadis's quality /sound at less than 1/10th the price. 
Are there any tube amps that don't give off any---
I havea  Defy 7 , has 12 6550's, Honestly heat has not been a  issue, room 10x12 8 ft ceiling,, here in new orleans 90% humidity, I mean yeah in summer i run a/c as needed... , but on cool/fall days , a/c is not needed. You'll be fine with a  mid ... 
Power Amp
We will never know! ^^^^^^I have a  hunch or 2.  
Power Amp
Oh boy...another "Don't want to name the brand" post. ^^^^Yeah must be a  popular/highly regarded/highly respected  lab,,which must be protected from any bad press.  
Amp repair cost — is this right?
Have them ship it back, sell it, and get something else on the used market.Not adviseable to spend even $500 to swap out the caps. Here is your amphttps://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ALeKk02MceG65SQYDS2ndUQE1nLmoHvcfg:1603415550268&source=univ... 
Takman Rey Metal Resistors
OK you can read my Q which i just posted on the DIY board.Mozartfan is my handlehttps://www.diyaudio.com/forums/parts/360151-vishay-vs-takman-metal-23.html#post6384748 
Best method to connect subwoofer to amp
bass to be driven exclusively by the sub so my main speakers could be relieved of that duty ^^^ ^^^^^^^^^I had plans to employ a sub woofer,,, a  tech geek  told me,, but why? subs are not high fidelity bass, its more like a  rumble = not ture ... 
New or Old
SEAS new high tech drivers are  tried and proven. , Old is old, dated, My Thors are cerca 2002 and still command top performers. I thought my Philips 2 ways from 1981 were top top dawgs,,til I got the Thors next to them, and like WOW,,, then i hea... 
Takman Rey Metal Resistors
i'm from new orleans, gotta excuse our style down here in swampland,,btw we don't come here for studies in lingistics/rhetoric skills, Our only purpose for posting on audiogon is to take all things high fidelity to ,,wel, beyond the 21stC. Which i...