|Back to vinyl need phono stage help!|
PS Audio Stellar is an excellent choice in the $2,500 range new, used for maybe $500-$600 less.
|what is the advantage of having a Roon core that's not on your computer?|
I started with an Innous Zenith MKII hosting Roon Core. It wasn't powerful enough to use DSP or upscaling so I purchased a Small Green Computer sonictransporter i7 for Roon DSP w/o storage and everything worked fine. I used it for over a year bu...
|Frail and Bedazzled |
@snackeyp +++1Vinyl - Technics SL-1200G w/ stock arm and Ortofon Quintet Black cartridge. Digital - Innous Zenith MKII, Matrix X-SPDIF, and PS Audio DirectStream DAC. I do more streaming these days because I’m getting too lazy to flip vinyl for ...
|Recommendation for new cables|
I use Transparent Super cables and have no complaints
+1 BHK Preamp and BHK 250 (paired with a DirectStream DAC) sounds excellent
NAD M22v2 350 wpc will handle 2 ohms
|Does Age Matter?|
I’ll be 73 next month. I’ve always preferred vinyl over digital. These days I do more streaming from Tidal than listening to vinyl. I’ve also ripped my CD collection to an Innous Zenith MKII and have a small collection of DSD songs. I’ve put t...
|Technics 1200 G a Forever Turntable?|
I had an SL-1600MK2 for over 35 years. The 1200G will definitely be my last one.
|DAC's Made in the USA|
I tried the NAD M12 Pre/DAC, Mytek Liberty DAC, and Audio Mirror Tubadour III SE DAC before settling on the PS Audio DirectStream DAC. The Tubadour is a wonderful sounding DAC; the DirectStream DAC sounds better and more analog like.
|DAC finalist please help|
+1 Audio Mirror Tubadour III DAC. Call Vlad direct. You might get a deal on the SE model, which is an excellent DAC.
|How old are you? |
72, 73 Feb 7th
|what are your cartridge set up go to |
I use the Feickert protractor. Took me a while to understand how to really use it. I'm satisfied with the results I get.
|Experiences Selling Stuff On Audiogon?|
I’ve had excellent buying and selling experiences on Audiogon and US Audio Mart. I only buy from people with a good selling history. I only sell to people with a good buying history and/or verified PayPal account. I don’t try to sell high-end ge...
|Are all of these NOS tube inventories real? How have we not consumed them already?|
I'm new to tubes. Where's a reliable place to find Tungsram PCC88 / 7DJ8's
|DAC Choices - $5,000 to $7,000|
I went from an Audio Mirror Tubadour III SE DAC to a PS Audio DirectStream DAC. While the Tubadour is a very, very good DAC, the DirectStream DAC sounds closer to my analog rig; it is also smoother with more detail.