Responses from spinaker01

The best looking speakers
Another vote for Sonus Faber. Dali too. 
Pre and Amp Suggestions
Well, here I am circling back here a year later. The Vitus is great but I think I still need to consider either/and a tube front end or class A amp. I think the pre section of the Vitus may be its Achilles heel so to speak (and it is by no means b... 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Carpet change is probably less $$ than eight bass traps.... 
WAF Speaker suggestions
My wife will determine my speaker selection when I get a controlling vote in her shoe purchases. 😜 
New Magico A1 Bookshelf Speakers!
Focal Utopia Diablos anyone? 
To get best sound quality, roon or lumion app?
I have a Lumin T1 but I can honestly say both the Roon and Lumin app sound the same to my ears. Went with Roon because of its better integration with Tidal and the fact I’m running Two other zones which needed a single control program  
WAF Speaker suggestions
Kalali, Yes white speakers can sound good. Just ask KEF, Focal or Revel  
New Magico A1 Bookshelf Speakers!
Just caught a glimpse of these online as well. Very interesting, wonder how they would compare to the more expensive (and older) Q1s? 
speaker/stand, couple or isolate?
The current doctrine seems to indicate the use of rigid (think spikes) coupling to stiff cement type floors and isolated non coupling to bouncy floors like wood 
Balanced vs RCA between amp/preamp
Also prefer balanced cause I’m not a fan of single ended cables use of the ground screen to carry 1/2 of the signal. I theorize that this is why there is so much more variation in sound from one type of cable to another vs balanced xlr where the s... 
Getting back in the game
Add Lumin to your list, very respected at all of their price levels 
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Thought Briano4's post was excellent. My satire radar is always spinning I guess. 
The best speaker for a small room...at any price point.
So....135 posts in, is there anything approaching a consensus or just 135 different opinions based upon what the various posters own?  
Auditioned Magico A3 - VERY DARK...
Audioguy85why are you even here? Go somewhere else and enjoy your Timex and Bose mini system 
beryllium vs diamond
Manners, Georgehifi.....it maketh the the man. Fine to disagree, less so to berate and belittle....