|Whats on your turntable tonight?|
Jutta Hipp with Zoot Sims, BN 1530
|Why is there no love for Prima Luna?|
My PrimaLuna Prolog Premium loves my Goldenear Triton Reference speakers and I love them both. Does this make us a ménage à trois?
|Does Power Cord Require Burn-In To Sound Good? |
Many years ago, I was taking a medicine law class. The professor, a bombastic lawyer, would spring unanticipated questions on the unprepared class. One morning he directed this question to me: "What is your impression of the legal term res ipsa lo...
|So you have a great hi end stereo preamp, but |
Millercarbon re: "The great writer Harlan Ellison, speaking of Joan Collins, said, "Her mind is a vast barren plain, across which winds play, endlessly." She was good in his episode of Star Trek tho’
|The secret to a great amplifier...|
I don't know everything about electronics, or what sounds good to each individual, but...Isn't a fuse supposed to protect more expensive parts of a circuit? So, has anyone actually tested this orange wonder to see if it blows at the correct curren...
|If you could, what live performances would you enjoy re-living?|
To live over: any of the performances of the San Francisco Symphony conducted by Seiji Ozawa that I heard as a poor, starving student.To NEVER live over again: any of the performances (but especially of Mozart) of the San Francisco Symphony conduc...
|Tweaks you got rid of because they were not effective (enough)?|
From most of this discussion I gather that for many here a tweak is something other than source, control, amplification, speakers, and connecting wires. A second component of this discussion relates to ability to hear a difference which becomes th...
|Try to train them...again, or simply shoot them?|
Add tools to the list of things not loaned.
|Frustrated McIntosh Owner|
I have owned McIntosh amps, CD players, server, oscilloscope, preamps, and AV controllers, all without trouble, so I had not had an opportunity to "test" their service department. However, I had a much better recent experience with McIntosh. I pur...
|What do/did you do for a living?|
Retired 11 years now, but when working I bought and sold drugs!(pharmacist)
|What made you select "audio" as your hobby|
I walked into biology lab at age 14 as a high school freshman and the teacher had classical music playing on a mono system and I was a dead duck. That was 64 years ago and I'm still hooked.
|McIntosh MR78 upgrades? |
I guess I'm getting into this conversation late. Just sending my MR-78 in for the Modafferi mod. Got his office unit from our kids pediatrician 20 years ago when he retired; he kept the MR-80 he had at home. It has served well, but the quarantine ...