|Replacement transport for the Audio Research CD1|
It used the Philips CDM 12.
|Wise audio aphorisms|
An unemployed comedian is nobody's fool.
|Audyssey SE - Questions|
Previous experience w/ Audyssy revealed a tendancy to give false polarity readings if one or more speakers are near a room boundary. Again, no free lunch.
|Replacement for adcom 535II?|
If you can only afford $300, get the Adcom repaired. Getting a Rotel is a sideways move.
|Damping factor or watts?|
The claim that high wattage combined w/ high damping factor is expensive is an urban legend.
|Care and Treatment of Wood Speaker Cabinets|
Old English lemon oil works fine. You don't need much. A little dab will do you.
|What are the effects of cable ties?|
As long as the cables are shielded, both audio & video, you can use cable ties all day long. Don't over tighten.
It's another opinion. I wouldn't make funeral arrangements just yet.
|Best Speaker Cable Terminations|
One could make a case for locking banana plugs.
|Vintage Mcintosh Speakers - your thoughts?|
Those Mac spkrs. need the Mac equalizer. They'll tax severely, if not kill, any Fisher 500 unless you listen @ low levels.
|Need budget CHEAP speaker cables|
Any 10 or 12 Ga. wire will work fine, contrary to audio myth.
|tube Watts vs solid state Watts|
It isn't. Contrary to audiophile myth WATTS ARE WATTS. It makes no difference whether they are tube or SS watts. They all measure the same.
|3 or 5 channel amps but using only 2 channels?|
As long as a channel has no input, it matters not that it has no output. This covers 99.99% of the SS amps available.
|How to determine wear on a stylus?|
A microscope w/ 200X magnification. Some good audio stores had them prior to the CD onslaught. One would think w/ the mega buck T/Ts, their dealers would invest in one. After several stylus replacements or retippings, it would pay for itself.n
|Best Source For Quality Jazz CDs?|
reference recordings.com is another.