Responses from rocray

Linlai E 6sn7 tubes
My primary Elite 6SN7 purchased from an eBay vender in China, are still sounding great. I’m probably at 600-700 hours.   My only experience is with the Elite’s. The only visible difference I can see between them, is the labeling, as also stated by... 
What is the current retail cost of your reference system?
@curiousjim, I think you meant ONE MEELYON DOLLARS.    
What is the current retail cost of your reference system?
I’ve spent more than some, less than others.   
You know when you are dealing with a BS company....
If I made purchases based on a company’s marketing, I would never purchase anything.    
A Skeptics Digital Upgrade Journey
I have a feeling I will be upgrading my Node 2i very soon.  Thanks for the post @macg19.    
Worth upgrading my cables?
The only suggestion I will make, is purchase cables from the used market.  There are so many really great values out there.    
Definitive Technology, Inc.
I have a pair of BP8’s I purchased from NEWEGG about 10 years ago for $399 for the pair delivered. These are still being used in our home theater. This should help give you an idea of what folks should be asking for these.   
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Oh the irony!   
What's been your experience with New Chinese 6SN7 tube options?
I have had great luck with the Linlai Elite E6SN7. This has turned out to be my go to tube in my preamp.   
Buyer anxiety
Run fast and far!  Every spam scam email starts with “Hello Dear”   
Looking for a good small subwoofer...
Rythmik,REL,or SVS should fit the bill. I run a pair of SVS SB2000 pro in my main system. They work great. I run older HSU’s in my secondary system,but HSU is probably too big for what you’re looking for. Good luck with your search, and let us kno... 
Starting from Basically Scratch. Help me power some Wilson Watt Puppys
The Vidar run as a monoblock must be run balanced.  You’ll need a balanced preamp. Also,they only show power ratings at 8ohm in mono.   
My PerfectWave dac is working!
What inputs are you using on your pre? What inputs do you have the knobs selected to?   Just trying to eliminate the simple stuff. It’s odd that both your sources aren’t working.    
My PerfectWave dac is working!
What preamplifier?   
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