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Looking for a Great Sounding Outdoor Speaker
I am looking for speakers for my boat (outside) & am considering the NHT Outdoor One. Some of their other gear has been rated Class A in Stereophile & has always been reasonably priced. So, in the home rig, if 'the room matters', so must t... 
Magnepan Unitrac+Denon 103 to need a turntable
Hi, Dgd. I've also got a Magnepan Unitrac Arm. I also have an Oracle Mk III with full Brooks Berdan mods as well as a Rega P3 TT. The Unitrac has been mounted in the Rega since I put a Graham arm in the Oracle. I bought the local dealer's personal... 
Tube Buffers worth it?
In my system, yes, for the digital front end. Analog not so much (vinyl into separate minmailist SS preamp). Viridian is correct with respect to impedence matching & quality / 'oomph' of source(s) driving your amps. I run the MF X10v3 into Lev... 
"Old" vs. "new" digital equipment
Hi, Bikecommuter. You asked a question that has been on my mind as well. I have a Gen II Theta DS Pre (not DSPro - the Pre includes a passive attenuator for our non-Theta brethren & cistern) fed by a Proceed PDT II. Should I move up the food c... 
Threadbare and grainy treble, a DAC issue?
Definitely maybe. Have you had this combo in your system for a long time & are becoming more aware of the problem? Have you recently swapped in new gear? If things just seem to be gradually degrading, try a spring cleaning. One time, I 'fixed'...