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Solid State vs. Tubes - What if Transistors came first?
This is a good question and I suspect that people would just be used to whatever came first (at least for some time). Tubes would have to match transistors, I think. But really, if we had transistors, there's a good chance tubes would have never b... 
In need high-efficency speakers
mrdecibel asks an excellent question. The answer will help us give you better advice. 
Audio Note : amp and source matching
I'm not a tech guy at all, but since no one else answered yet, I'll tell you what I "know". The input impedance of your amp is high enough you should never have to worry about the output impedance of any source or preamp. The rule of thumb is the ... 
Devore Orangutan O/96 Resale Value
https://www.hifishark.com/search?q=devore+O%2F96 
Former Tekton owners: What have you moved on to?
@clarinetmonster2I looked up the specs and I don't think they'd be a good match for my FW7. I'd love to hear them but they wouldn't fit my system. Thanks anyway. 
Former Tekton owners: What have you moved on to?
@clarinetmonster2  Do you plan to keep the Gallos or sell them? 
What used speakers raraely come up for sale
@audiolabyrinth Lirpa Labs is a fictitious company used as a joke since the old Audio magazine's October issues which listed almost every audio product made at the time. Maybe even before that, but I don't know. 
What used speakers raraely come up for sale
There's Obelisks on ebay now. 
Absolute top tier DAC for standard res Redbook CD
Matt,Since it is slow, I have a question about the Mojo DAC. You said it came with Sorbothane feet under the chassis. Did you try other footers or isolation devices with it? If so, how much did they affect the sound? Thanks a lot. 
Does anyone leave their amp and preamp on all the time?
My SS integrated amp is always on standby, but it still takes 20-25 minutes to sound it's best. 
SW1X Audio Design DAC II Absolute Top Tier Ref NOS DAC
Wig,Congrats on your new DAC! Which one of your power cords are you using with it? 
FM Antennas For Old School Tuner?
The best indoor antenna I ever used was a car antenna. It worked fine but looked awful, of course. 
Absolute top tier DAC for standard res Redbook CD
MattI hate to go off topic so to speak, but did you ever have a chance to listen to the Mojo DAC? Or did I miss your impressions? Thanks! 
The ups and downs of tube vs. SS...
I'm wondering this too. I've had tube preamplifiers but never just a buffer. Does having no gain give the sound of tubes? 
Transport for Exogal Comet Plus DAC
@twoleftears  LOL