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rodge827

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Class-D recommendation
Look into Digital Amplifier Company (DAC)! DAC has been mentioned a few times and here’s another strong recommendation. Tommy sometimes has demos and trade ins available at a discount. All of them are put on the bench and certified before they go ... 
Help with upgrade bug...
I have the same size room as you and listen to a pair of Charney Audio Companion horns with Omega RS7 drivers. My system is Sparkler Audio CD player as transport to a Digital Amplifier Company (DAC)  Dac 2 with volume control (HSV) to a DAC 2 Cher... 
Recommended SET amp and speakers to 20k
I second the Charney Audio recommendation by larryi. Beautiful horns built on the tractrix theory that engage the listener. http://charneyaudio.com 
To horn or not to horn
Horns for sure! I have the Charney Audio Companion and have no need for a sub or tweeters. If you like to be engaged with what the artist is doing than a good horn set up is the way to go! No filters (crossover) to muck up the sound! http://charne... 
Efficient, affordable speakers for SETs?
The Charney Voxativ speakers are very interesting. Looks like the cheapest way to get into the fabulous Voxativs!                                   Yes the Charney’s are cost effective versus the Voxativ offerings. Here's a little secret Charney s... 
Efficient, affordable speakers for SETs?
With a 10k budget you should consider the Charney Audio Companion with Voxativ drivers. Charney is located in Somerset central NJ. If your close by contact Charney for a demo.  Well worth it. http://charneyaudio.com 
Efficient, affordable speakers for SETs?
@mglik What is your budget? Room size?  
Anyone else grateful that they got hooked on this crazy addiction
It’s late spring 1979 and I’m leaving my first job, a dish washer at Wally Mitchels in Surf City NJ. When Cliff the owners son standing at the back door says “psst yo dude come upstairs and listen to my new stereo” Cliff was great guy and always h... 
Amp Section for New Pair of Magenpan 3.7i
Tommy at Digital Amplifier Company tests his amps on Maggies. Fantastic sounding class D amps that deliver a smooth non fatigued sound with plenty of grunt to drive them. I use a low power STM integrated on my 100db horns with great results. Think... 
Best DAC for my system?
Talk to Tommy at the Digital Amplifier Company (DAC) the DAC DAC HS is exceptional. Contact him for a price he always has demos available. https://www.cherryamp.com/ 
I need a good looking and good sounding speaker ....
Charney Audio Companions a work of art with sweet engaging sound that fits in your budget! No sub needed and in Somerset NJ about 45mins west of Manhattan off NJ Trpk exit 9. Contact Charney and set up an appointment for a listen...well worth the ... 
What are your top three live concerts of all time?
Genesis at JFK Stadium Philadelphia August 1982 ( Suppers Ready)Diana Krall Feb,14 1999 at The Shell Trump Marina from 10’ away (Christian McBride and Russell Malone)Casting Crowns with the True North Symphony and 250+ choir 1/24/2015 at Carnegie ... 
Ever Bought an Audio Product that was Stupid Good for the Money?
A pair of Bose Noise Canceling 700 headphones for my wife!!! So I come out of my listening room/office and my much better half is lying on the couch with her hands over her ears. Under them was a pair of cheap headphones attached by a cord to the ... 
What is your most beautiful component?
My Charney Audio Companion horns a work of art that deliver exceptional engaging sound! 
What other Hobbies or Interests Do You Have?
Golf, chillin on the beach, and hanging with my best friend of the last 22years. She doesn’t understand my audio/music obsession but loves the results!   I have a small business that takes up a lot of my time so my hobby list is kinda short.