photonman

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Lightspeed Attenuator - Best Preamp Ever?
I have the Blue Jean LC-1 which is 12.2 pf/ft.$31 for pair of 3 footers or $29 for 2 footers.The Brystons I already had otherwise I would have used all Blue Jeans. 
Lightspeed Attenuator - Best Preamp Ever?
Just received mine and have been listening for two nights now and loving every minute of it.This little box really makes me think that I will never again need to spend bank on a pre, and as such my $3k Bryston is now sitting under my bed collectin... 
Are some of us losing our minds over upgrades??
It is not necessarily about the sound or equipment. It is a mindset, a personality trait with a propensity to want to make things better than stock, because it is fun and it appeals to that part of the brain that makes us feel good in knowing we h... 
what is the theory behind maple stands and racks?
Just an update, my TS plinths will be in hand in about 2 weeks. 
Best Audio Electronics for Paradigm S8v3 Speakers
Don't have S8's, but my S6's shine with my Bryston 4B SST Wish I had the 14B. These speakers seem easy to drive. 
Paradigm bookshelf speakers...
There was an S4 version back when, that I would have loved for the bookshelf 3-way format. 
Oh, the frustrations of the speaker search
Ejlif, never say never because I did exactly that!When I was in the speaker search, I bought a cheap pair of Cambridge Audio Sirocco S-30's to hold me over so I would have something on my system while I searched, and I was actually impressed with ... 
People buying Transports again?
I think there will always be a niche market for legacy sources. Vinyl and compact disc and some day the digital player. 
Lightspeed Attenuator - Best Preamp Ever?
what kind of case is the LSA built with as it looks like some type of casting in the pictures and not the usual bent sheet metal? 
Paradigm bookshelf speakers...
Tonyangel,the 20's definitely had more bass and better lows, and when played at normal to moderate volumes, overall better sound to me, especially over amped on my system. In the low volume range, the 10 is comparable to the 20's where the details... 
Paradigm bookshelf speakers...
Helloany reason why you are focused on the 10 or S1?I had the 20 v.5 decked out with brass footers on 2" maple plinths and they sounded really good. plenty of bass detail and stage, albeit, you need to run them at moderate volumes to appreciate th... 
Lightspeed Attenuator - Best Preamp Ever?
Not really damned. If you try to satisfy every condition, you will be in an endless loop of frustration. You have to take what works and just keep improving upon it, if possible. Many times marketing dictates product but it sounds like you do not ... 
Lightspeed Attenuator - Best Preamp Ever?
If no balanced LSA is possible, you can easily get a cable made with XLR/RCA terminations but you will not be balanced anymore but so what :) 
Lightspeed Attenuator - Best Preamp Ever?
This forum is dangerous. I just ordered one as I always wondered about removing the preamp but never acted on the thought until this forum and at this sane and reasonable price, it is a good calculated risk to take. Really curious about this one. 
New rack or power conditioner
what is your budget?