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Bricasti M1 SE
Try this: Press and hold the Standby button. The resets the remote trigger.  I had a similar issue with a Bricasti M3, and Joe recommended this procedure, which worked perfectly.      
You want a DAC that sounds *different.* What factor helps you find it?
Over the past year or so, I have either owned or had extensive in-home auditions of the following DACs: Audio Mirror Tubadour IV SE Audio Note 3.1x/II Balanced Bricasti M3 Bricasti M1 SE EMM Labs DV2 Holo Audio May KTE Mola Mola Tambaqui R... 
Audio Mirror Preamplifier
I am a past owner of an Audio Mirror Tubadour III SE DAC and Reflection 45 SET amplifiers, so I have intimate familiarity with the house sound of Vlad’s components, which is extended, holographic and pleasantly on the warmer side of neutral withou... 
A Record Collection/Moral Conundrum - What Would You Do?
@prof, you have proven yourself to be an ethical, moral, and forgiving person. This has been an enjoyable, uplifting thread.  Thank you.  
RIP Graeme Edge
Exceptionally talented man. A life well lived.  
How do you enhance a bad listening room's accoustics without breaking the bank? thoughts?
Before you buy any room treatments, read Jim Smith’s “Get Better Sound”. He has several sections relevant to your question...starting with determining the best position for your listening chair and loudspeakers. Jim Smith’s profession is setting u... 
Have you moved away from full range to standmount speakers + subs?
Regarding distributed multi-subwoofer arrays (DBA), Duke LeJeune (@audiokinesis) is the resident Audiogon guru. He’s been promoting the benefits of a multi-sub DBA system on Audiogon for over 15 years, offering help and free advice to folks who DI... 
Have you moved away from full range to standmount speakers + subs?
QUESTION: I have the Tekton Pendragons and love them....Why does Tekton push the 4 ohm option when ordering.. I would not buy them in 4 ohm...Mine are 8 ohm for easier amp matching...Is 4 ohm cheaper than 8 ohm to produce. Eric also make them in 2... 
REMINDER: tighten up your loose screws
Good reminder!Rather than hand tightening driver screws until they "snug firmly" (without knowing if the screws are equally tightened), match their tightness using a torque screwdriver.Even better, reach out to your speaker manufacturer to ask the... 
RCA vs XLR and Balanced vs Unbalanced
@bgchz, before you decide where to locate your components, buy and read Jim Smith’s “Get Better Sound”. He has a section on this topic. Jim Smith’s profession is setting up and consulting on residential and commercial high end audio rooms and reco... 
RCA vs XLR and Balanced vs Unbalanced
@atmasphere is the oracle on this topic. If you’re not aware of Ralph Karsten (@atmasphere), he designs and builds Atma-Sphere balanced preamplifiers and amplifiers:atmasphere9,836 posts03-22-2013 9:05amA good reason to go balanced is the advantag... 
Isolation Feet Recommendation for Equipment Rack
A/V Room Service EVPs are another option. Jim Smith, author of "Get Better Sound" approves of them.Available in 2" or 4" squares (your 150lb loaded rack would require four 4" high density EVPs), or in custom EVP platforms.Absolute Sound Editors Ch... 
Isolation Feet Recommendation for Equipment Rack
You might try Townshend Support Corners if you don’t need to constantly move the rack. 
How to listen /audition at audio shows?
If one is offered an opportunity to hear multiple brands/models of a component in the same room/system (in this case a streamer) keeping all other elements unchanged, then yes, one could potentially hear differences among those streamers. That’d b... 
Have you moved away from full range to standmount speakers + subs?
Buchardt S400 MK II are excellent speakers, but at 88dB/4 ohms, they’re not an ideal match for a LM 845 P SET amplifier. For an SET amplifier you want speakers with high sensitivity (above ~93dB) and a flat impedance curve that ideally averages 6 ...