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if you did buy the new schiit sol.......
When I saw the Sol at AXPONA, the first thing I though was that with a unipivot and that fairly thick arm cable, they are going to run into problems. Maybe they could look at some thinner wire to ameliorate this. Also consider that with a Nag ... 
A brief review of 15 high-end speakers on home demo including B&W, Boenicke, Magico,Wilson
Good stuff. I wish the audio mags did more of these shootouts. Great read and quite informative. 
Spatial Audio X3 Open Baffle Loudspeakers
Have you tried them a little closer together and firing straight ahead? 
What is a non-active pre-amp stage?? Are their advantages to this design??
Not heard it but removing the first stage input amplifier does a number of things. It takes out an extra stage of electronics with the idea that simpler is purer. Less crap in the path. You might want to check the input impedence matches the sourc... 
Anyone have experience with the Tung Sol 7581a vs. EL34, KT66, KT88, 6L6
Almost 2 years on with 2 x quad sets of Tung Sol 7581A in four monoblocs and they still sound superb. They've held the initial bias settings which indicates good stability and look great.   
Hear my Cartridges....🎶
Raul. We know all this. We accept the experiment as it is. Let’s call it a fun and slightly illogical and maybe flawed hueristic methodology. We trust that Halcro has selected the best combination of arm/table to enable each cartridge to perform a... 
What's your favorite album cover art ?
Google "Roy Harper Flashes from the Archives." 
What's your favorite album cover art ?
Hawkwind  -Space Ritual and many of their other covers like Quark, PXR5, Astounding, Hall etc. 
Cassette tape
I used make tapes ack in the 80s on TDK SA90 CrO2 from my LP12 with no Dolby and play them on a silver Pioneer deck in the car. No CD or MP3 I have now has sounded as good. 
Random Skips
The bass is shaking the table.  
Preamp Output Capacitor: Mundorf Supreme vs. Supreme Silver Oil
You sure they're the correct values? 
Need help!
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/master/mbrs/recording_preservation/manuals/Tanget%20AX%20Series.pdf$275https://www.facebook.com/MetronomeMusicInc/posts/anybody-need-a-24-channel-mixer-we-just-took-in-a-t... 
garrard vs clearaudio innovation
Moving one of my 401s to a concrete block "rack" on a concrete floor wrought a substantial improvement over a metal one. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade Op. 35 Munchner Symphoniker - violin Schneider (Zafiro 1977)Very good recording with the sweetest and most colorful instruments. 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Prokofiev - Symphony No. 7 Paris Conservatoire Orchestra (Decca 1971)Dvorak - Cello Concerto Rostropovitch RPO Boult (HMV 1958)