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treadman

Responses from treadman

Let's compile list of brands that produce Amps AND Loudspeakers.
ATC 
Favorite band or artist of all time?
Traffic. 
What area or country do you live in ?
Kobe, Japan. 
Will power cable work well as speaker cable?
No, I have never done business with them; however, Rakuten keeps a tight rein on its vendors. 
Will power cable work well as speaker cable?
This what you are looking for?http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/chuya-online/item/92493 
Buy Smart Japan
I live in Japan and have bought a few things from hifido. Very reliable. 
The King Of...
You can’t bring up disco without mentioning Donna Summer. Not a king but a queen for sure. 
Whats playing on your system today?
Charlie Mariano - Alto Sax for Young ModernsSonny Stitt - Constellation 
Best Pre-amp for $500??
A new Jolida JD 5T (tube) goes for about $500 with a remote controller. No DAC though. I think there is one on sale here.  
User manuals yesterday and today as evidence to...
I held various positions related to marine electronics equipment documentation from the mid 80s until last year. The changes to the safety information section during that period became absurd. From a single page of common sense warnings (do not op... 
Upgrading power cables
A little update on power cable upgrade.I picked up two SignalCable MagicPower power cords, one for amp, other for preamp. Many Audiogoners have favorable comments on them so I thought it would be an inexpensive way to start. Have had them cooking ... 
Whats playing on your system today?
Lots of rockers. Well, I'll insert a couple of jazz recordings. Kenny Dorham - Quiet KennyRay Bryant - Ray Bryant Trio 
Upgrading power cables
"Honey, looks like I'm going to need a power conditioner.""OK, dear, whatever you need." 
Upgrading power cables
Thanks for so many informed responses!