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Bits bits bits from Upscale Audio
Sometimes our reality is still only our perception.  Reality can often be argued as it isn’t alway real. 
Rolling stones 100 greatest 100 albums?
Ummmm... just a grammar check... 
My Triad of Integrateds
I have owned a Pass Labs INT-30 and very much enjoyed it.  However in my 15’x12’ listening room with a 8’x4’ window and a sliding glass door combined with the Florida heat I sold it as it increased the room temperature by 3-5 degrees.Having said t... 
Speaker recommendation thread (Organised by tiers of price)
@modtactical - Shilling for @audiotroy here too!  Same post on audioshark and avsforums. 
Mytek Brooklyn - What is an actual upgrade?
I would say no to a better sounding DAC under $3K.  Different sounding, but better probably not.  
Is Jim Smith's Book"Get Better Sound"Best Book ?
Jim hangs out on audioshark.org.  Much nicer people over there!?! 
Tidal WiFi not as good as cd
Chromecast?  Really?  Would be a step backwards.  
which car is sitting in your listening room?
Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 
Computer to DAC Streamer
Buy a Lumin and attach a USB drive. Done!  Lumin owners don’t need to talk about our devices, we just know they are better dollar for dollar than the competition! 
NAD D3045 vs NAD C268 for KEF LS50 - which amp for greatest synergy with KEF LS50?
I also use the new NAD M10 With KEF LS50s in my home office.  Very nice integrated amp/streamer/DAC and perfect for my small room. 
Monitor Audio Pl 300ii vs. KEF Reference 5
Bo1972, I think you need to put down your keyboard and find your meds.  You talk too much and have little to say...Tru-That. 
Mapleshade or Butcher Block Acoustics
I have a Walnut butcher block from TimberNation on one of their Maple component stands.  Wanted to try walnut on maple, and it is a great combination  
WHAT SHOULD BE MY NEXT SYSTEM UPGRADE?
@sameyers1 - I think a NAS’s powers supply is no better or worse than a Mac mini’s.I got the L1 cheap because the seller thought it was fried.  The drive needed to be formatted.  I removed the 2TB drive from the L1 and replaced it with a 5TB drive... 
WHAT SHOULD BE MY NEXT SYSTEM UPGRADE?
I agree with @jond.  I have the Lumin U1 and use a Synology NAS and the Lumin L1 NAS.  Either one work great.  Don’t waste your money on a server, use a Synology NAS and run the included Minimserver.  Lumin recommends minimserver. 
WHAT SHOULD BE MY NEXT SYSTEM UPGRADE?
@steakster the Mac mini doesn’t have a wall wart.