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NY Audio Show
audition_audio,Have you ever worked being in a Union? I'd bet not, otherwise you wouldn't talk so foolishly 
Oh great a new hum
I forgot to mention this PS is for the turntable. 
Oh great a new hum
Rnm4,I had a similar hum problem like you. I grounded everything possible from amp to phono pre, to turntable. The last thing I was ask to try was going from the cheaper switching wallwort power supply to a linear PS wallwort. Voila! No more hum. ... 
How do you listen?
Blow out your hearing and it won't matter where you set the volume.  
Tiny bridges everywhere, but why?
OP.The good thing I see in your room is carpet, wall to wall, which is good.Would you/have you tried your system on the long wall? Short wall can be fine but it looks like your speakers are a bit to close to the side walls. Usual (but not limited ... 
Tiny bridges everywhere, but why?
Izjjzi,Careful with cable riser recommendations, their effects are limited at best. Tried it with little to no results. Be careful with certain individuals that will get you charging down deep, dark rabbit holes.Just another way to spend a lot of ... 
HDMI ARC or Optical out ?
I have been using a Wireworld Supernova 7 glass optical with good results. It's surprisingly affordable too. 
Denafrips Ares II vs MHDT Orchid
I think you can get the Denefrips for just a hair over $800 new. 
$2000 Tektons, which one for my use?
I think the addition of powered subs has something to do with that high output. 
$2000 Tektons, which one for my use?
I think a lot of those used Tektons for sale is the speakers weren't the original buyer's cup of tea.They probably figured it was easier and less costly to sell out right rather than go through talking to an indignant Erik Alexander and going thro... 
Nagaoka MP-150 vs MP-200
For what it's worth Nagaoka has their MP-500, which has a line contact styli. 
Nagaoka MP-150 vs MP-200
I'm sure whichever you choose, you will be happy. Enjoy the journey!Cheers, 
Nagaoka MP-150 vs MP-200
@chakster Favorite on line reviewer??? FYI, I have none. I've done my own comparisons albeit limited. Sorry I don't have the funds to own several turntables and dozens of carts and styli. Sounds like capitalism is alive and well in Russia. 
Nagaoka MP-150 vs MP-200
@mwink@Philgo01I apologize for not knowing the ethnic backgrounds of Ian. Lord knows I have no intentions of being racist.I was taken a back of Chakster's comments and called him out on it.True to his nature, he was only interested in getting his ... 
Nagaoka MP-150 vs MP-200
@williewonka Steve, duly noted, your money, your ears, your choice. I have no problem with that.@chakster Well comrade, while we are airing our "dirty laundry" I'm at least willing to give that gentleman the benefit of the doubt. I have done my ow...