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Best way to clean CD's?
I use the Mapleshade Products with great results. You will clean them and improve the sound also. Micro Smooth and Optrix will do the trick. 
Need advice on good, clean, stable power
Saki70,When I first set up my system, about 6 years ago, I had an electritian install a standard dedicated line (20amp breaker,12/2wire,$.89 Leviton outlet). I had all sorts of line noise issues, and then got onto the line conditioning merry-go-ro... 
Need advice on good, clean, stable power
lej1447,Lets clarify a few things:A "dedicated line" is a line from one breaker to your system.An "isolated line" is a dedicated line with an isolated outlet in use. An isolated outlet is a specific type of outlet, that looks different from a norm... 
Need advice on good, clean, stable power
Lej1447,It is always best to try and run your dedicated line on its own path. However, in a finished construction insallation, this may present a problem. If you have no choice but to run your line along the same path so be it, but try to keep the... 
Good, Neutral, Reasonably Priced Cables?
Dodgealum,Look into Virtual Mode cables, www.virmode.com. I've used many different types, far too many to list, and have settled with these. For what you are looking to spend on used, Brad can set you up with new. Good-luck,Rodge 
Please recommend speakers for ASL 1003
Mrpapa,Look into Salk Sound. Jim Salk has been involved in the recording industry for some time, he has recently began making speakers. To me his products look first rate and come with a return policy. Just Google Salk Sound and follow the link to... 
Need advice on good, clean, stable power
Lej14447,Yioryos has given you a good insall procedure to follow. If you have a basement or crawlspace utilize it, run the wires there, exposed is ok just get some wire staples to keep things in place. As far as the wire reccommended go with a 14/... 
Passive Bi-Amping-Amps With Level control
Foolish1,Virtual Mode makes a very good passive attenuator. Go to www.virmode.com and check them out. You can contact them by phone or email, the phone number is on the site. Brad is a good guy and will set you up.Good luck,Rodge 
Need advice on good, clean, stable power
Hey guy, take it from somebody who has been there. I did the panamax,monster, and other various "conditioning' products. The cheapest and best bang for the buck is to install a dedicated and isolated line. You can go for the very resonable materia... 
CD changer cutting out. Volume causing vibrations?
I have a PDF 19 in the shop right now for the same reason. I listen primarily to acoustic jazz at normal listening levels. Unfortinatly those of us who want the convienence of a mega changer with coax dig out are stuck with Pioneer Elite. Hopefull... 
Any upgrades done on CAmbridge D500se?
Call Brad at Virtual Mode (203) 929-0876. Ask him about his radiation and resonance control tweeks. The guy knows his stuff. His philosophy is all about presenting the digital format in its best possible manor, without NOISE!!!!!, internal and or ... 
How Do You Clean Your CD's?
Use Micro-Smooth and Optrix from Mapleshade. Go to www.mapleshaderecords.com, each produt costs about $16.95+s/h. The Micro-Smoth is good for about 300 CDs,Optrix for about 100CDs. The sound improvement is extreemly noticeable. 
What s your favorite amp 2500 used/ 4k
I have been very pleased with my Parasound 2205AT. Put a B.M.I. Whale on it and be prepared to be amased. The 2205AT can be had at www.world-exchange.com for about $1800.00. A B.M.I. Whale can be purchased direct call (856) 875-7737, The owner or ... 
BEST AC CORD UNDER 1000?
Give B.M.I. Whales a try. I recently replaced two Synergistic Recearch Master Couplers with the Whales. Away went the harshness, and out flowed the music. I've had other cables some costing more and some less, but for the money I strongly reccomen...