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Vandersteen Quatro CT
Nrenter..setup right the Amused to Death disc will have you looking over your shoulder... 
Vandersteen Quatro CT
CT...not much I can do to help you..I wonder IF he knows the Best Buy Marantz is SS ?...people hear what they hear.I find recentering myself with live, unamplified real music every week helps..i did see Rickie Lee Jones last week in a smallish ven... 
Vandersteen Quatro CT
You will sell them ! CTi just replaced the AQ Type 6 shotgun Biwires for an LFD cable out of the UK..very nice el cheapo upgrade while I wait to do the Vandy amps.On topic..I think I have heard Quatro CT at 4 dealers now...pretty consistently good... 
Ayre Codex DAC-pre to power amp
badriHappy is the ultimate goal and it sounds like the Codex is delivering that. Keep us updated as you listen more.JD 
Vandersteen 5 / Quatro Owners--anyone adding a third sub?
Important, very to use vandertones, they are on the EQ freq centers and i believe ( not confirmed ) adjust for the RS meter.in essence calibrated.I would reset using that first then add the sub...as you say, you have it !I love unvarnished....I ta... 
Vandersteen 5 / Quatro Owners--anyone adding a third sub?
why ? Was my first thought..as- a former 5a owner and now 7's...i never wished for another sub..How well setup are the 5 ? I assume you have Vandertones ? And the RS analog meter and picked locations using the excellent manual?Have you over equali... 
Vandersteen 2w or 2wq's
Even tho your placement option are limited you can still download vandertones and buy the analog meter shack spl meter and tweak sub location to tame humps and suckout....You will be suprised how unflat your room is..every room...This will of cour... 
Ayre Codex DAC-pre to power amp
Badrisorry it is on Ayre user group page. when I just looked at it my posts are visible but not Hansens..odd. Gist of it was I asked If I might be better to run DAC w volume control into amp vs thru my REF 5 se. His answer was sound would suffer.C... 
Can a apple airport express be part of a audiophile system?
i use it to stream 320 KBPS to a Naimunitiserve for Radio Paradise only..it sounds OK for what it is thru my DAC Aesthetix Pandora SIG. I have no plans to run higher rez thru it. 
Vandersteen 2w or 2wq's
i happen to be an Audioquest fan. I am sure others will weigh in on cables. Low of AQ and Richard Vandersteen share the DBS patent. 
Ayre Codex DAC-pre to power amp
check out ayre FB page..rather lengthy thread about NOT running a dac into pwr amp..Charlie thinks the pre route is BEST...i agreebut your ears can tell you 
Vandersteen 1C's to replace Paradigm Studio 40's??
the new   i version Steen with sound anchors throw an incredible image..borrow those first.... 
Vandersteen 2w or 2wq's
Soular Energy..Ray Browndo not be caught placing speakers without it... 
Reel to Reel uses -
thanks NormanThe digital vs. analog experiment will be fun.what are your top 5 mics to look for used and what do you use them for ? 
Reel to Reel uses -
love this thread BTW..thanks for all posts..i may have sailed over the edge...