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Conrad Johnson or PrimaLuna
Ive had great pleasure with my Primaluna Dialogue Premium separates which includes the HP Amplifier. I prefer it with the NOS Mullard El34's and NOS Mullard 12au7 long plates that I got from Andy at VTS.I havent had any issues with it so far.Howev... 
Speakers suggestion help
+1 on TektonI have Primaluna Dialogue Premium separates HP amp on par with the Evo 400 (8 power tubes). I have Tekton Double Impacts that extensively upgraded. The midrange gives voices, strings and horns a realistic lifelike sound.They're pretty ... 
Mint LP Best Protractor
Tablejockey, when I read about the VPI protractor not being the best option I thought the same thing. Thats why I came here to ask the experts.As far as an exercise in madness...Well, that sums up this entire hobby of ours now doesnt it? 
Mint LP Best Protractor
Miller, no bother, Im open minded and welcome any input from those with more turntable experience than I have, and I appreciate yours.Currently I only have the protractor that VPI provided. I've read it's not the best option. 
Mint LP Best Protractor
Wlutke,Would you say there is a better alignment tool for the VPI?I have a Super Prime Scout with a 10.5" JMW tonearm 
Mint LP Best Protractor
Appreciate the advice Chayro. Ironically I will be using it with a Lyra. 
Mint LP Best Protractor
Thanks alot guys. I sent an Email to Yip. 
PRIMA LUNA AMPLIFIERS
I own Primaluna Dialogue Premium preamp and HP amp. Built like a tank and not one hiccup in all the time I've had them. The A/C offset killer circuit keeps them nice and quite.I removed all the stock Chinese made tubes for NOS (new old stock) vint... 
Are MULLARD NOS EL34s and LTA ZOTL40 REF worth the price of admission?
I agree with edi retro.I bought a octet of NOS Mullard EL34 XF2s from Andy at Vintage Tube Services and I couldn't be happier. He is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to tubes and is glad to share his experience. 
Are MULLARD NOS EL34s and LTA ZOTL40 REF worth the price of admission?
I agree with edi retro.I bought a octet of NOS Mullard EL34 XF2s from Andy at Vintage Tube Services and I couldn't be happier. He is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to tubes and is glad to share his experience. 
Most organic / real / analogue sounding DAC (ideally with Volume Control) for $1500??????
Maybe a used Metrum Acoustics Hex or Jade could be had in that price range. NOS R2R ladder by the R2R Guru Cees Ruetenburg. Very analogue sounding, nice sound stage. The Jade has a volume control 
DAC choices -- help me cross the line
The Sonnet Morpheus sounds like it checks all your boxes.Sonnet is Cees Reutenburg’s new company. You may have heard of his last company Metrum Acoustics.The Morpheus is the next inline where the Metrum Adagio left off without the expensive case. ... 
Warn Sound Capacitor
Audio4passLet me suggest Audyne Tri ReferenceClean warm presentation without sounding veiled. Not too expensive.Excellent choice for a hot tweeter 
You know you are an Audiophile when:
The only piece of furniture in your listening room is a single chair in said sweet spot to avoid any interference with the sound from other furniture. Also currently looking for a new house and a dedicated audio room with the right dimensions is a... 
Ever feel like a "low dollar" customer that your dealer doesn't think worth their time?
Minorl... So after hearing several people here complain about rude dismissive sales people because as many pointed out they think we can’t afford the gear in the store (see the guy in the suit when they found out it wasn’t his Ferrari) you are tel...