rsjm80

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Integrated amp shutting down
Joeb if you had to search for an integrated wgat type of budget would you be considering? Since you had Classe before the Models CAP 101,150,151 come to mindand are reasonabily priced here at 'goN. I've got a CAP 151 and it sings great in my syste... 
Richard Green room tune?
Not to be fussy but did you mean Michael Green? I'm using Corner Tunes and 4 48" Room Tunes IMO I 've been very happy with the results and wouldn't be without them. 
does anybody still listen
Bigjoe, Nice thread! I agree I to have dug back into some of the older music again such as; the 1st Blue Oyster Cult, Who's Next, Arageddon to name a few, and I greatly agree that that was innovative music from back then. Now my tastes has changed... 
Suddenly, things are sounding awful...
sounds funny but.... have you made sure that all the contact points have been cleaned on the cables and equipment? Have your actual room changed in it's treatments in some way unlike that which had been before? In the new set up has the placement ... 
Suggestions for upgrading audioquest interconnects
Leatherneck1812, I can't speak for the AQ line either but, can I suggest that power cord change at your scource could yeild excellent results for you. My AR CD2 has made an amazing change in everyway thru the addition of my Polestar pc from Locus ... 
Which is more important - Interconnects or PCs?
I take a bit different view, I completly agree dedicated lines for sure. After that I'd start at the scource componets down, my search took me IC then to pc, and yes the pcs made one hell of a difference (see my reviews of Beast and Polestar pcs) ... 
Vibration Isolation............ where to start?
Source componets first (CD, TT), Pre Amp, Amp, Speakers. You can also make these in combination with one another as well such as (name dropping) Bright Star/FIM where you chase the control. You also may want to ask Maxgain about this as well, he i... 
Review: Locus Designs Highly Recommended Polestar Power cord
Keith, Thank you for your patient guidence and suggestions. When Lee and I first started to corrospond and I was deciding on a pc it scared me to death but, as you can see it was one of the the best and most important upgrades I've made along with... 
Review: Locus Designs Highly Recommended Polestar Power cord
Jond please check the Locus Design web sight @ www.locusdesigns.com prices vary according to lenth, I use 7ft. Alos I have no ties to either CryoParts or Locus Designs aside from being one VERY happy customer. 
cause, solution, ideas please...
Chad, I'm going to suggest the same idea as I pass to anyone that will listen... have you tried vibration control? I am now using it in my system and the results were jaw dropping! I'm not using a Turntable at this time but, when I do go back to i... 
Listening triangle
Warren, I have a room that is a basicly dedicated that I listen to music in but, is much smaller in proportions. My speakers are Apogee Slant 6s and I have the same type of boundries as you do, my spaekers are approx.8-9 feet in spacing as opposed... 
What's a Triode configuration?
Jeffery, Thank you for that explaination that helped greatly and I think I understand better now. Yeah I know that the audio world has changed over the years and I'm holding on to some older goals, can't help that I've always loved AR, Levinson an... 
Shunyata Vs. Nordost power cables ?
Si, I know this is way off the comparision you're asking for but... I am using new pcs from CryoParts and Locus Designs with outstanding results and for substaintually less money. I have the origional Beast (from CryoParts) switched from the CD to... 
Bi-wire options
Just to add to the mix my Apogee's are biwired and with my cables the connection is to the normal positive/negitive terminals without jumpers or else they would be out of phase from the amp. Having them strapped or using jumpers they sound good bu... 
What's a Triode configuration?
Judy426, I do want to thank you for your opinion and your suggestions, I don't want to be close minded concerning my future choice so when I am in position to be doing so I hope that you will be available to offer me an opinion when I have selecte...