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Factory service for products from the 90's
Glad to hear it laps !  
Cheap hearing aids?
I ended up buying a higher end Phonak. After audiologist adjustments I'm very satisfied :)  Certainly the best hi fi upgrade I could make..  
Why phase reverse switch only works when cold?
Thanks guys. Taking to a local tech shop for checkout of relays. Fingers crossed.  
Factory service for products from the 90's
Interesting. Some of these Top Line products were advertised as a lifetime product. I find the 90's seem like yesterday :)  
How to check relays in a preamp?
@petg60 . What do you expect would be cost to check out all relays on a preamp?    
Factory service for products from the 90's
Even for "top of the line"  Mark Levinson, LAMM, ARC and Spectral amps and pre's? What do you feel repairs will cost. What are hourly rates?  
Avalon Acoustics reputation
@petaluman . I agree with you. I believe there may be other small "boutique" exceptional quality manufacturers may be heading that way as Founders or chief technologist age out of working life. Any come to your mind?   
Avalon Acoustics reputation
It's disappointing. Their website indicates great products, and I heard a demo sound excellent, but this reputation puts me off. I also noticed another well known reviewer 'doubting' the perfection they claimed for their Tesseract. I did a double ... 
Install Quality IEC input on Nak Dragon
Maybe  
Is an isolation transformer better than a power conditioner?
FWIW. Balanced AC is simply 120 Volts that has been split evenly across two AC mains. One phase is +60V while the other is -60V. The mains are always 180 degrees out of phase across the load and therefore sum to 120 Volts, the same voltage and fre... 
Is Spectral Audio on holiday?
Finally got an answer.  
Is an isolation transformer better than a power conditioner?
Equitech "balanced" power is used by countless professionals who must have clean power. Travelling bands love balanced power by Equitech. Recording studios. University research labs, etc. Check out Equitech website, perhaps they have a customer li... 
Best power cord for a preamp?
@joenies . I'd be interested to hear your experience with the new AC2. If you enjoy please advise. Will you try any Shunyata model?  
Best power cord for a preamp?
@loganfan . Thank you; however,  You don't appear to have any experience with power cords. It's worth giving a try to just a simple Oracle AC3 non networked cord. I wouldn't joke with you.   
Best power cord for a preamp?
@slaw . Lack of noise. Fast power delivery. Lowest noise will allow detail, nuance, (dynamics- as lowest sounds heard)  :)  .