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Two Thumbs Up For SALK and the Veracity ST
MPI've only heard the Devore Super 9s....in a show type environment...and they sounded really good...but almost impossible to draw a fair comparison with my Veracity STs.I've had the Salks now for five months and I can only say that they continue ... 
The truth about high end speakers MUST READ
As we all know, live music, in and of itself doesn't always sound good...so, in my mind, live music, per se, is not the target.  But, there are aspects of live music that can be pleasing...examples might include dynamics, sound stage size, tone, e... 
Ascend towers with Raal owners
I suspect the best opportunity for you to read about and connect with people that own or have heard the Ascend products with the RAAL are on AVS...here are a couple links...and you can search for more.  Needless to say, you will find fans and detr... 
Options on Belles / Belles Aria?
I’ve had a Belles 22a tube hybrid preamp for 18 months.. excellent sound in every respect and when you open it up... beautifully laid out on the inside.  Attention to craftsmanship is obvious.   
What’s really hurting the audio hobby?
I think we should not underestimate how much younger people, and by that I’m saying 35 and under, hate shopping in stores.  If it is not online it doesn’t exist.  This aversion makes it less likely that they will be introduced and then become inte... 
Recommended solid state amp for user with tinnitus
The Parasound Halo has a reputation for top end smoothness...I own the A23 and while it is not the be all end all for minute detail, it has a great low end and mid range...plenty of punch...really good soundstage and will NEVER sound screechy.Here... 
Recommendation for detailed/analytical bookshelf speaker?
@insocFrom a logic standpoint, your strategy makes sense...BUT...just remember that as you move "up the chain" the higher versions will likely be bigger and as a result, they may or may not couple well with your room...especially if the speaker i... 
Bryston 4B3 or Ps Audio M700 monoblock?
@benjosef1 The M700 seems to have a lot of likes... and of course it is returnable. In addition I’d suggest you take a 45 minute drive up to Allentown and visit Digital Amplifier Company as they are getting a lot of great feedback for their class ... 
What Audiophiles Could Learn from Food Scientists
@erik_squiresInteresting Thread...I'd like to think that there is one additional metric that the food industry uses that I also hope the audio industry uses...especially the "little guys"..and that is safety.  I tend to think of quality assurance... 
Recommendation for detailed/analytical bookshelf speaker?
I'm going to throw five speakers into the ring for consideration...which are musical and have great detail because of their tweeters...all have good forum comments and are not bright/harsh even though detailed.http://www.ascendacoustics.com/pages/... 
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
Here is a link from Clayton Shaw @ Spatial Audio....looks like he is also a fan of the Cherry Amps...check out his last post on this thread....https://www.audiocircle.com/index.php?topic=164229.msg1750179;topicseen#new" I have had a pair of the Ch... 
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
The Cherry Amps have fully balanced inputs (not rca) but are shipped with balanced to RCA connectors.   
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
@grannyringCherry Amp Correction on Impedance....this is a quote from Tommy Obrien the designer, on his audio circle page....the link is at the bottom: "Almost every decent tube preamp can drive 20kΩ without issue.Please note our Stereo Marasch... 
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
With respect to the Cherry Amps....their newest amp, 2Cherry, which lists at $2390 can probably be had for a little less.  The Stereo Marachino goes for as little as $1200.  Most who have heard several versions of their amps say that there is a lo... 
Our Responsibility
@bigkidz+1I have two boys....both grew up with music, good gear and great sound.  At this point, one has more money invested in guitars and guitar amps than I have in my home system.  The other plays acoustic but not electric.Both....love music, h...