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Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
Well I received the Niagara 7000 back today. I hooked up all the power cords and stood back, to a drum roll (inside my head)…The buss/hum has been reduced by about 99%!  Whew!It is still (very faintly) there but is now extremely tolerable. All in ... 
Sopra N°2
I posted a review a while back about the Sopra 2's.https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/my-speaker-journey-and-focal-sopra-2ozzy 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
Thanks slaw. The Niagara doesn't use fuses either. I also have a whole house surge protector, and during a bad storm I still unplug.ozzy 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
Just got tracking info. It looks like delivery to be next Tuesday. That seems like pretty good service.I sure hope the buzz/hum will be eliminated (or at least reduced considerably).ozzy 
Whats playing on your system today?
Pretenders "Live In London 2010"Pretty good sound quality.ozzy 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
jea48,Thanks for sticking with this. I have read the attachments over and over and I honestly don't understand it.Here is what Garth said they have done to my Niagara "The PCB-1060 has two parts removed so that the redundant sense circuit we discu... 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
4425,Believe me I have tried everything, including the expertise from Audiogonner’s on this thread. I have also read all the info on the Audioquest site.  And, I have been able to reduce the hum. Hopefully, now with Garth Powel (the lead engineer ... 
Whats playing on your system today?
"Bombs Away Dream Babies"- John Stewartozzy 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
My Niagara 7000 was received at Audioquest yesterday. And Garth says they are already working on it.ozzy 
Helmhotz resonators for audiophile at almost no cost and without calculus...
Some of my tips for this tweek.1. Instead of using the "slush" straws how about using tubing perhaps the size used for ice maker's?. Or some teflon tubing used for interconnects. That way you can experiment with the length and/or the diameter of t... 
Using Martin Logan speakers with tube amps??Any experiences??
You might want to try the Bob Carver Raven 350 mono block amps. With 350 wpc and the ability to drive low impedance speakers they should work great!ozzy 
Focal Sopra 2's vs Titron GoldenEar Reference speakers
I wrote a review of my speaker Journey and the Focal Sopra 2 speakers.https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/my-speaker-journey-and-focal-sopra-2 ozzy 
Preamps... understanding volume...
Most preamps do provide gain to the signal. Passive preamps do not.ozzy 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
axeis1,I have always been interested in electronics. Heck, I started when I was about 10 years old building Heathkits. It has always been a passionate hobby for me.The Furutech NCF IEC connectors are the best available in my opinion, so why not us... 
Audioquest Niagara 7000 hum/buzz
bultaco,Thanks, I'll check out that review.ozzy