td358

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Oppo to cease production -- Announced yesterday...
I don't get streaming. My nephew does that he being an IT guy so he knows what he is doing and too me it does not sound all that good. My turntable and BD player puts any streaming I have ever heard to shame and my hearing is not all that good but... 
speaker cable prices
Yea a sucker born everyday at least that's what some of these company's think. I have a good one for you go too Sonic Electronics and get their NVX XWS08120 8 gauge oxygen free silver plated wire 120 feet for 169 bucks. I am 73 and have been doing... 
Best indoor FM antenna, your experience.
Good Luck 
Best indoor FM antenna, your experience.
I use the largest indoor Terk makes and have it in the attic pointed toward most of the stations in my area. It is used with a splitter for two systems works great and is the only one I find that works. 
Amps from the 1980's -- What gear holds up sonically? Reliably?
Reading one post they were known as flame throwers that is because of people pushing them too overload like a junky the more you turned them up the better they sounded until blow up time if kept under the o dB point no problem. I've got two 400's ... 
Ground Hum with Rega RP6, Exact and TT PSU.
Get a friend or somebody that knows what they are doing for help . It could be simple or hard anything from an isolation transformer or ground who knows grounds can be complicated. Also some dealers do not know squat. 
Amps from the 1980's -- What gear holds up sonically? Reliably?
Phase Linear are still great amps and some still sound great in relation to modern amps. If they still work your all set but if not there are a few places on E-Bay that will get them back to Snuff I use Circle Stereo in Texas. You had the 400's 70... 
Power conditioning from the ground up
Dedicated circuit with the biggest wire you can afford. Had some left over electric stove wire which was as big as my baby finger. 12Gauge with my system will dim the lights but with this giant wire not even a flicker. I have yet to change the wal... 
Did you hear Adele at the Grammy's?
I don't know who was running the sound board but whoever it was should go back to school. Not only Adele as I had to use all 8 Of my speakers to understand the vocals on my ┬áHT setup. Then I had to kick up the center channel. Doesn't say much abou...