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Peachtree audio iDecco - not hearing any difference with the tube on or off.
Jepoy, my speakers and sub are connected direct to the Peachtree Nova 125se. I run without the tube....higher signal to noise ratio too so that might be the difference I heard. as always, let your ears be the judge 
Downsizing
I would call your dealer and ask what he'd take in trade for a good baseline dollar figure. 
Peachtree audio iDecco - not hearing any difference with the tube on or off.
my tv system employs a Nova 125se and I could hear a slight loss of dynamics with the tube activated. pro reviewers have said the same.  
Father’ Day audio gifts
From my son, I got a nice card that played a Queen song when opened  
The omitted link, how important is it in the total R.O.I?
I too, cringe when I see some really fine gear set up in a highly reflective room or one that is the wrong "size" 
Music server questions
sounds like an Innuos product for you 
Best sounding table system for $500 or less
Peachtree DeepBlue bluetooth speaker... 
Best sounding table system for $500 or less
Peachtree DeepBlue bluetooth speaker... 
amp to buy?
IMO, two "foundations" of a system are the amp and speakers, pick one and build from there. You may find an "all in one" box like Naim Uniti and others is best for you. Going separates requires some knowledge of system matching unless you have a b... 
Streaming vs. CD
to be honest, my ears can’t really tell the difference in a blind test between my SSD library of CD's connected to my Lumin streamer or the sound from Tidal and I’m not talking their MQA stuff. I will try Qobuz sometime this year, many have said t... 
Primaluna or Rogers for YG Acoustics Carmels
Greencup, +1 on the PL comments. Tube fun without the hassle plus wonderful sound. 
Demo'd a few sets of speakers over the past 2 weeks...
don't know where you live but there is a SpeakerFest in Scottsdale June 29th....looks promising and interesting. 
Auralic Lightning DS App
I just pulled the trigger on a LUMIN T2 and it arrives on Monday 
RIP, Dr John
death of an Icon. I've always followed him since his first album....one of a kind, for sure. That voice cannot be imitated. 
Has Anyone Heard the new version of the Tekton Impact yet?
it amazes me how often new models are introduced. that guy Erik must be a real mad scientist, a person with a restless, creative mind. I'm so impressed and I'm not a Tekton owner or fan...just my observation.