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Wavestream Kinectics Deluxe Phono
@no_regrets You will NOT be disappointed. Black background. Warm but not overly sweet notes. Relaxed. Articulates complex notes without congestion.I recently began practicing a piano piece from George Gershwin, The Man I Love. Lots of 6 and 7 note... 
How does Donald Fagen do it?
@goofyfoot ....thanks for the recommendation. The older one is going to major in psychology...or at least that is what his passion is (for now!). He is exploring this as a foundation for law school. The younger one is starting to follow my foot st... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
This evening:Newport in New York 72 - The Jam Sessions vol 3 and 4Al Di Meola  - Elegant GypsyWeather Report - Mr. Gone 
How does Donald Fagen do it?
@reubent  That is great when your son started turning the tables and begun making recommendations to you.   Awesome! Sprinkles of light reflecting their maturity, courage and conviction. 
How does Donald Fagen do it?
@reubent I took my entire family to see that Steely Dan / Steve Winwood concert: The Dan Who Knew Too Much. We saw the concert at the Shoreline Theatre, Mt View CA. That show was spectacular. Perfect sound and mixing. Winwood got a standing ovatio... 
Wavestream Kinectics Deluxe Phono
I have one.Just call Scott for specs and loadshttps://scottfrankland.com/I am using his first generation Wavestream Kinetics Phono Tube. Scott still makes all his gear, and he is wrapping up the generation 3 board for the phono tube. His gear is u... 
Need someone to repair and service my Marantz 2285B in the San Francisco Bay Area
@tonykay Sorry you did not understand my parlance:https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/infamous-vs-famousRead 4th paragraph "..inconspicuous..." Scott does not get a lot of a attention nowadays. I only have the highest regard for his work... 
Need someone to repair and service my Marantz 2285B in the San Francisco Bay Area
Second Nick Gowan. I have taken my older Dynaco ST 35s for service.Also call Scott FranklandScott Frankland Associates 706 Charcot AveSan Jose, CA 95131 TEL: 408-432-1500Email: scottfrankland@att.netWebsite: www.scottfrankland.comScott is the F in... 
Older Sony Champagne ES CD players.....707, 777, 779 questions
Yes, I have and continue to use the Sony X779es. Original owner.  Purchased circa 1991.https://photos.app.goo.gl/VeWFdSXRVPAV5jc6AI don't use the 779 too often anymore...I ripped all my CDs to FLAC.  I still buy CDs (once every couple of months) a... 
Eminent Technology ET-2 Tonearm Owners
@ct0517 I built and using the Siegfried Linkwitz’ LX mini + 2 speakershttps://www.linkwitzlab.com/LXmini/LXmini+2.htmSiegfried and Nelson Pass (Pass Labs / PassWorks) collaborated and designed an active analog JFET crossover for the this specific ... 
Eminent Technology ET-2 Tonearm Owners
@ct0517 End of November 2020 I was having my Sota Saphire restored by Sota.  Since I had the ET2 removed (before I shipped table), I called ET; I was checking in to see if there was any other maintenance / updates that I should have done by ET.  A... 
Eminent Technology ET-2 Tonearm Owners
Hi all,I thought I would post and say hello.Sota Saphire (non vacuum); original owner when I purchased in 1985.ET2 with the carbon fiber wandShelter 901 mark 3.I put my pump and air tank (2 liter bottle) in the garage wall.https://photos.app.goo.g... 
Pure tube phono preamp
Hi Don.Thank you. ------Tube RushFunny, I never ran this experiment so I ran this experiment just for you! I became curious as well.7AM = volume full off11AM = low tube rush12 noon = moderate tube rushI never turn the volume pass 9:30...it is just... 
Pure tube phono preamp
Thank you @rauliruegas Link to our family music room here:https://photos.app.goo.gl/ua7wMgbAEJ4M14kx6* Rack is DIY that I fabbed in the garage.* Very bottom row are the MFA 200Cs* Next row up is Wavestream Kinetics tube phono on the left. Wavestre... 
Pure tube phono preamp
I am using an all tube phono preamp...Scott Frankland's Wavestream Kinetics (the F in MFA) tube phone preamp, which then drives WaveStream Kinetics line stage tube preamp...to MFA 200Cs tube class A mono amps.  This phono preamp uses 6DJ8 tubes, a...