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Constrained layer damping tape on toroidal transformer?
I ended up wrapping the primary and secondary tap wires of the transformer with a small piece of constrained layer damping tape to great results. Smoother, quieter, more musical yet still dynamic. 
Break-In is Brutal
Ya know....it also takes a long time to rack up 100 hrs! 
Break-In is Brutal
The connectors I think are particularly brutal. 
A Ghost in the System? Music Thru Speakers with Preamp Disconnected
No April fools gents. I'll take video post later this week.  
A Ghost in the System? Music Thru Speakers with Preamp Disconnected
Music heard was same as that on DAC. XLR cables were hanging from the power amp and dac, but not connected together.  Preamp was unplugged and in another room! 
Constrained layer damping tape on toroidal transformer?
Glad I asked!  
Dweller on the Threshold hihat -- QUE???
Listenable but could be oh so better 
Qobuz.
How the heck does Qobuz sounds so much better than playing the same files thru itunes with Fidelizer ? 
Qobuz.
I think it sounds incredible.  I never knew my system could sound so good. 
Send Inlets to be Cryoed
Geoff NitroFreeze says "no torqued assemblies" which includes anything screwed down.  I'm tempted to just send them in fully assembled.  What u think? 
Send Inlets to be Cryoed
2 week update:  everything just sounds.....better. You name it, it's better.  Bass vertical imaging, electronic instruments sound more musical, voice definition better, highs are brighter yet smooth, darker silence.  I am still working up the nerv... 
Send Inlets to be Cryoed
Everything got back safe from Nitro Freeze. Installed and singin’. At first pass sound is warmer, yet somehow the highs are a lot more vibrant, with greater soundstage depth yet less sibilant (Craig Chaquico Sacred Ground sounds like it never has ... 
Send Inlets to be Cryoed
When I installed Porter Ports (which are cryoed) into the power distributor, it was more like 6 weeks but it was a huge improvement, along the lines of upgrading a major component. 
Send Inlets to be Cryoed
Well I sent in what I could reasonably take apart to NitroFreeze: Inlets from power amp & power distribution box (distribution box receptacles already croyed porter ports), copper wires in my power distributor connecting the receptacles, circu... 
Send Inlets to be Cryoed
No.  Inlet is this https://www.hificollective.co.uk/power-connectors-iec-transparent.html