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Perfect Path "Solutions" (PPS) eMat
Cassette tape recordings/dubs can sound great. The early 1980s might be the heyday of cassettes for decks and tape technology. Reminds me that I should get my Yamaha cassette deck with Dolby C back from my father-in-law...and source some TDK or Ma... 
Amp Size/Recommendation to Fill a Large Volume Room
Parasound JC1+Pass XA 160.8Coda 16.0AGD Productions VIVACE Integrated Amps:Coda CSiB V1Pass INT-60 
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
I love my job and I love what sound can do for movies.Absolutely! Watch a horror movie with the sound off. Every single surprise/shock moment succeeds because of sound...either effects or music. Without the sound effect(s), many shots and edits lo... 
Raven Osprey vs Octave 110 with low sensitivity speakers
30 watts will produce slightly less than 98dB at 1 meter from your speakers assuming 83dB sensitivity. For 86dB sensitivity, it’s slightly less than 102dB.If you sit at 2 meters, then 30 watts will produce slightly less than 92 dB (83dB sensitivit... 
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
Thanks.Only through the lens of the Hollywood film business can someone spend $40,000 on loudspeakers as part of a home remodel (during a worldwide pandemic) and say they are not well off. LOL. Good for you! 
My Esoteric having issues....what should I do
Here is a technician recommended recently on the east coast. No personal experience with him.Bill Thalmann of Music Technology in Springfield VA. Phone: 703.764.7005I have had my Esoteric UX-3Pi repaired three times by TAP (once under warranty). T... 
Raven Osprey vs Octave 110 with low sensitivity speakers
83-86dD (why the range?) loudspeakers are not suitable for a tube amp, unless it’s a very powerful push-pull variant. Maybe the 75w version of the Raven Reflection MK2.   
Take up drums at age 56?
I played drums from age 9 until age 21, when I relocated and no longer had room in my apartments or home to set up my kit.I took lessons from age 9, and I got good enough for my teachers to recommend attending the Eastman School. I never did. Shou... 
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
Thanks @dekay. Speakers + crossover + subwoofer = $29,200. Nine years ago, though. 
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
I would like to expand this discussion with one topic - Price point. I checked out Wisdom Audio’s website along with others and I am amazed at the variety but no mention of cost. Exactly.And...after asking the question early in this thread, there ... 
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
Have you researched Ocean Way Eureka (or Monterrey) speakers with AGD Productions Audion SE amplification? They are at Ocean Way Audio in Burbank (Allen Sides Company).  
Can the top end of a PrimaLuna Evo integrated be tamed w/tube rolling?
Those are very interesting speakers. I’d like to listen to a pair.Have you tried the EVO 300’s 4 ohm and 8 ohm taps? If not, try both. Roll tubes. Don’t replace caps. Unless you want to decimate the resale value.  
Can the top end of a PrimaLuna Evo integrated be tamed w/tube rolling?
What speakers are you driving? 
Finally found THE SPEAKER!!!
I work as a freelancer on the television side in Hollywood. 38 years now. We work when the work is available and defer trips, honeymoons, recreation until the work slows...and then we’re still anxious about taking time off and missing a possible w... 
Can the top end of a PrimaLuna Evo integrated be tamed w/tube rolling?
I do have a pair of Mullard 12AU7/ECC82s sitting around here that I thought about swapping the Evo driver tubes over the weekendDo it...if only to know that swapping different tubes will make a difference, even if you’re not sold on the Mullard E...