mwh777

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Couple of Line Conditioners...
I once had an old PS Audio conditioner called the Quintessence and a couple of their in wall mini conditioners, don't remember the name of them. Didn't like any of them. I think the nickel plating and  the "high purity brass" used for the conducto... 
How Important Are System Cable Upgrades and Where to Start?
I agree with both of the above posts.  Focusing on cables, I also am in the power cords first camp. I have found that power cords often are component dependent. I suggest buying various used ones to find what works for you and your components.   
A suitable cart and possible practical tweaks for a Rega Planar 3...
Replacing a very old cartridge is a good idea since the suspension is likely to be very tired. However, there are various theories and opinions about how to apportion your spending for an analog setup. One viewpoint is to spend in approximately th... 
IeGo Power Connectors
I have used the un-plated copper IeGo 8055 on many cords. Due to me having a hearing condition known as Hyperacusis, most plated power plugs and receptacles sound too bright to me. One thing that I have found about the copper plugs is that they ca... 
New mat for Rega P6?
After you have examined all the various mat choices, take a look at the upgrades from Groovetracer. A friend has done the reference sub-platter upgrade and just recently got the Delrin platter for a current P3. The sub-platter, the Herbie's mat, b... 
Transparent Gen 5 Super vs. Gen 6 Plus
While I usually agree with the idea that the next generation is about 1 1/2 steps up from the previous, which means that the Gen 6 Plus should sound a little better than the Gen 5 Super, at least in some ways, I find that each tier has a somewhat ... 
Audiophile Grade Wall Receptacle
As expected, there are as many different opinions as there are people. There are those that view the receptacle as the last piece of the electrical supply to your system. If you consider that alternating current electricity does not flow in the wa... 
Stylus supplier
Well, I've answered my own question. The name I was seeking is Ed Saunders. Apparently, the styli were Pfanstiehl brand. Those that he sold were supposedly made to his specs. and were personally inspected by him. The little research I did says tha... 
Recommended dealer for widely distributed stuff
Dedicated Audio is a perfect fit for many products.  
AC Connectors
Check out Iego (capital "eye"- ee - go). Lessloss switched to Iego cord ends. The eBay vendor "alexsoundtechnology" has them. These do not have the screw in the middle. Please PM me for more info. I'm not affiliated with the seller or Iego.  
Budget High Current Power Cords
Here's yet another place to look, Douglas Connection. You can get DIY materials from them or they can build what they call "custom made" cords. Their Elite 12 power cable may be what you are looking for. I have made some DIY cords with the Lapp wi... 
A little tube magic?
The following is what I'm doing right now for the exact same issue, millercarbon's eyes will be rolling soon I'm sure (don't get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoy MC's presence both for the experienced perspective and the entertainment value provided f... 
TV Power Cords
My Panasonic 65" plasma has a standard C15 IEC connector. My DIY cord is a DH Labs Encore cable with a Furutech silver IEC and a Furutech gold male plug. I don't listen to the TV speakers so, no comment on the sound (my tv sound is routed through ... 
Rega P3: Neo PSU or New Cartridge?
undefined.....A friend of mine is farther along the same path that you are on. He has the same table with the same upgrades. He has the NEO PSU and he also bought an aftermarket linear power supply (sorry I don't know the brand or source) for t... 
Linn Sondek LP-12 tonearm recommendations?
Lots of good info has been provided here. cd318 mentioned that a lot depends on the spec level of your table, that is, what bearing does it have, what sub chassis, what arm board, is the plinth a corner braced version, what bottom plate, what top ...