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Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
sanpI was not as enamoured with my A23, It sounded pretty good, but the heat it threw off was no bueno 
Speaker of the Century Award Goes To ....
While I knew my Emerald Physics KCIIs played way above their price point, until last night I had no idea how good they can be. My front end consists of a slightly moded Oppo 105 (aftermarket LPM and incoming pure silver wire harness) , Audio Al... 
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
Cherry MkII looks top tier at $6100 stereo  
Speaker of the Century Award Goes To ....
I understood the concept of isolating the woofers from the mids/tweeter decades ago. Also, rarely will the sub couple the room properly in the same plain as the mid/tweeter Acoustic Fields (YT channel) provides a number of useful videos for subwo... 
What are important features in a listening chair
Im surprised more people haven't chimed in ont eh ear cupping.IDK whether Geoff is right, but assuming he is, my guess is most rooms/systems do not provide ideal dynamics  
Speaker of the Century Award Goes To ....
avanti, it could be your speaker cables. Recently I made a huge SC upgrade and was blown away at how they cleared up issues I never would have thought was SC related 
Speaker of the Century Award Goes To ....
I live alone (no WAF),, I have owned Accoustat 2 + 2s, Genesis Vs (HPs own pair!), Nearfield Acoustics Pipe Dream prototype aimed at < $4k)  Magnepan 3.5Rs + 2 SVS subs. Other than the Gen Vs and  the Pipedreams (which although 6 ft rhey had ~ ... 
What are important features in a listening chair
I looked at all the links posted, but NONE are what I would call hi-end audio approvedIMHO, the ideal chair has a mesh seat and back PLUS a small but adjustable (fore and aft) head restI bought one from Azon but the articulating head does not come... 
Can you recommend a small (in size) Amplifier 150 -250 W Power per channel
Audio Alchemy DPA-1 (MSRP $1995) is  small both with both SE and XLR. Can be bought used ~ $900. That is a BARGAIN 
Sorry to ask this SACD question, but
glup, further down not only did I state 105, but using XLRs which are only available on the 105/205 players...: "And since the 105 is currently my only source it auto selects SACD only, but via the analog outs, which in my case is XLRs"Has your fr... 
Sorry to ask this SACD question, but
glupsonWell not exactly. I did state which however what I wrote was, "Oppo as I want to compare the SACD hybrid layer on my 195."so I missed that I hit the 9 instead of the 0, but, Oppo doesn't make a 195.Shouldn't we all have been able to make th... 
Sorry to ask this SACD question, but
I recently contacted Oppo as I want to compare the SACD hybrid layer on my 195. Apparently it cannot be done, or it might, IF connected to a monitor where I can switch settings. Even it that works it would mean keeping the monitor connectedAnd sin... 
Good starter amp recommendation
I concur, multi-channel is full of compromises. A quality 2 channel will through ghost images of miultichannel when so recordedI have a Audio Alchemy DDP-1 + PS 5 and a DPA-1. These are excellent and can be purchased for at about 50%, which is a h... 
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
MG, which variety NCore, Ice, Ice Edge? 
Replaced CDP w/ Transport; Now, Soundstage Changes Dramatically w/each CD. Why?
back to cables. WireWorld knows what it takes to make outstanding cables. The higher up their product line the better the sound, but whatever they offer in your price range you can count on for excellent value