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Rega P10 Owners: have you compared to other tables?
The P10 really is an excellent, musical turntable but you will be giving up a bit of bass-weight compared to the VPI, and you'll need to pay close attention to placement to avoid structural resonances. But for the size and price? Hard to beat. 
How to isolate turntable from footstep shake or vibration
He's thinking the Tacoma Narrows bridge in 1940 
Cut lower frequency to help my bookshelf speakers
<<Maybe someone else can give a good suggestion for a variable high pass filter with XLR's?>>Marchand makes one, but it's around $1200.. 
So you think wire conductors in cables are directional? Think again...
If you reverse your cables you can play Revolution No. 9 from the White Album and clearly hear John Lennon say "turn me on dead man" 
Cartridge for Rega Planar 3?
The Grado hum on Rega's can be eliminated with some wire and a little soldering to properly ground the arm and motor but not everybody is up for that. Under 1K a popular go-to choice is the Dynavector 10X5 II, a high-output MC. Excellent match for... 
CHALLENGE: Best speakers for playing 1812 Overture by Eric Kunzel with real CANON at 92+dB
A couple of these will work:https://www.danleysoundlabs.com/products/loud-speakers/jericho/j5-4015-caleb/With a few of these:https://www.danleysoundlabs.com/products/subwoofers/tapped-horns/th-812/BOOM!!!! 
Are these streams being replaced... node 2i, and PS
Who knows, on the Bluesound website the Node 2i is marked “Unavailable”.Either supply problems or plans for a new replacement. Guess I’ll have to buy the White Album again... 
Looking for my Final Pair!!
<< Looking for my Final Pair!!>>That’s what my wife said when we first met.. 
Initial disappointment with 1st set of “expensive’ IC’s...
I’m surprised no one suggested placing the cables in the freezer for 72 hours.. 
Wilson Audio Specialties Chronosonic XVX loudspeaker!! only $300,000.oo
There is a lot of money out there and these people want to enjoy themselves, why shouldn’t they. God bless ‘em.  And they are having no problems finding ways to spend it. The $800,000,000 net worth guys read the Robb Report. The over $1B guys don’... 
Wilson Audio Specialties Chronosonic XVX loudspeaker!! only $300,000.oo
And these are not even the top of the line- the WAMM Master Chronosonics are $850K. 
You pay for it and you get it...
daveyf-  You can do this in a smaller room too but there are obvious limits. (I wouldn't try it in a 10x12 room.) I set up a similar system 2 years ago in a 15x20 living room for a client, using Ocean Way HR4's (a compact active horn monitor) for ... 
You pay for it and you get it...
Actually there is a way of achieving the “large scale” of very large speakers with “bookshelf” sized speakers with subwoofers.contuzzi has touched upon an interesting point: <<How high up are the midrange drivers on the Alexx V in compariso... 
Worst Concerts You Have Attended ??
Dolly Parton at Carnegie Hall, around 1992 or so. Private concert for Sony Music. OMG, cornball music and a voice that was like an ice-pick in the ear.. 
WHAT IS THE MOST UNIQUE SONG THAT YOU HAVE EVER HEARD?
"We'll See A Psychiatrist" by Skafish. Or, ANYTHING by Skafish...