uncledemp

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Mattresses, not stereos is where the money is
Mark up and margin are different calculations, but I’ve never heard them described as including overhead/expenses or not. Sounds like you’re describing gross margin vs net margin?? 
REST IN PEACE - TIM MROCK
Sorry to hear of your loss, Krissy. I didn’t have the pleasure to know Tim but he sounds like a great guy, and a wise man.God bless.  
REST IN PEACE - TIM MROCK
littlecx....  my goodness man...  
How have I missed out for soooo long!!!!
Enjoy your setup, and avoid chasing something that doesn’t exist.There is always a bigger fish, faster car, nicer house, better stereo and more striking blonde. (I’m partial to blondes)Spend your energy, time, and money on the people in your life ... 
Best budget streamer on the market now?
I use a Tunebox2 ($75) into a Schiit Modi Multi-bit to stream Amazon Music HD from my iPhone or MacBook.Max quality tracks play at 24-bit/48khz.I’m sure there are much better setups, but this works flawlessly for me.  
How have I missed out for soooo long!!!!
You’re fortunate to have such a great relationship with your Dad. What a great compliment to your Father, and a great post to share.Enjoy! 
Ethernet Cable or Not?
@classdstreamee Thanks for the feedback. What music service are you using?Are you using an outboard Dac? I use a Schiit Modi Multibit.Fwiw, I’m using Amazon Music HD. Before, I was streaming from the standard service. The upgrade made a world of d... 
Amazon Launches Lossless "Hi-rez" HD Music Service
I’ve been using Amazon Music Unlimited, and pay $79/year. I control the program with my phone.HD is $5 more a month.Free trial for current and existing customers. I’m trying to upgrade now, but the webpage is very busy according to customer servic... 
Ethernet Cable or Not?
Thanks again, very good points!I’ve looked at some LPS options and they can get pricey. Please recommend a cost effective option if you know of one, I may be overthinking this.Also, If I upgrade my WiFi receiver to a Blusound Node2 would that be a... 
Ethernet Cable or Not?
Thanks for your feedback, I’ll check out these options. Hope everybody has a great weekend! 
Ethernet Cable or Not?
David_ten,Thanks, here goes, WiFi ——Tunebox 2, TB20 (Budget WiFi receiver) —- generic coax out to a Schiit Modi Multibit—— Morrow Level 4 RCAs —— Anthem Integrated 225.I’m pretty content, but I perceive the quality varies at times, That’s why I’m ... 
Recommendations for modest budget
You can find a system within your budget. Just shop around and get your money’s worth.There will be a member that says you need to spend $4000, and another member that will tell you a $4000 system is junk, you should spend at least $8000. And anot... 
Please name this speaker cable!
Oh, and it’s (POC) Audioquest cable, a version of Type Ii from several years back, according to Audioquest. I appreciate them helping out with it, nice folks!I really thought I had hit pay dirt with it. The plan was to sell it online and use the m... 
Please name this speaker cable!
Ha, yep I got it! I guess I was surprised, I’m oblivious to insults usually!Why would somebody call some part of a person’s gear a piece of crap?It’s all good. I’m a pretty fortunate cat, even if my cable is a POC! 
It’s you.
Immortal, yes I remember. Mortality has snapped into focus as Ive aged, it seemed like such a fuzzy possibility at one time, ha!I play racquetball with a 27 yo several times a week. After playing for a couple of hours the other day, I asked if he ...