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Have I gotten complacent?
In all fairness, it’s not a picture of me. That’s Patty Boyd, George Harrison’s wife, at least until Mr Clapton came along.  
Bricasti M1 owners- a question-
I’m aware of what the owner’s manual provides. What’s interesting is that the unbalanced output is set at +8dbm and the fixed balanced output is set at +13.5dbm which is a bit odd as it should be double the unbalanced output. And yet by moving the... 
Have I gotten complacent?
I don’t have the urge to upgrade/tinker and I really like what I hear out of my system. The two biggest things I’ve done in the last year are replace the front glass on a Mac tuner (typical Mac bubbling) and recapped a turntable power supply (45 r... 
The Best Compliment You've Gotten On Your Rig?
“Wow, sounds like someone is playing the music in your living room” which was followed by “Sounds great; must be Bose” 
Pass Labs int 250
Don’t have an INT250 but I do have an X250.8 which is excellent with my speakers (Revel Studio 2) 
VPI Classic quirk
Bad cap in the power supply  
Thoughts on my Sim Moon 260D CD player
Wow- a thread I started in August 2012, 7 years ago, is still alive. Since then I’ve sold my 260D, bought a Neo 260D (which hasn’t given me a lick of trouble) and running it to a Bricasti M1 
The truth about high end speakers MUST READ
I’m not looking for live sound in audio reproduction at home- for that I need to hear live music. I am looking for and have obtained highly satisfaction music reproduction at home, that has reached a level where I have no desire to search any furt... 
The truth about high end speakers MUST READ
The OP wrote “A few people here suggest that they feel no need to upgrade and that theyve found something satisfying. Hogwash.”Actually, I am quite pleased with my system and have made no changed in 4 yrs, and have no desire to change a thing.I wo... 
Restrictions, behind the 8 ball.
I don’t know. I think my system is fabulous, and I’m not being bottlenecked by limitation. I guess I’m missing out on the life of a long suffering audio enthusiast.  
$1500 system for a friend
1- forget about used2- I have interconnect and power cables I can give to my friend and for speaker cable blue jeans will fill the bill3- speakers- my thoughts run to Elac 4- Onkyo or perhaps NAD5- electronics- how much is a Rega Brio?  
What would be your list of the World's Top Ten DAC's and Why?
I’ve heard a few top DACs including a Chord Dave. I bought a Bricasti M1 which to me doesn’t simply sound great for digital, it just sounds great period  
Music Direct - Audio Hardware Seller?
Been a customer for many years and I’m a satisfied customer. Once they got an order slightly wrong- they went above and beyond to make it right. I have zero hesitation doing business with them.  
Music Direct - Audio Hardware Seller?
Been a customer for many years and I’m a satisfied customer. Once they got an order slightly wrong- they went above and beyond to make it right. I have zero hesitation doing business with them.  
How many turntable’s have you owned?
BSR 20BPKenwood KD1033Onkyo something??Thorens 166 Mk IVRega Planar 3Linn LP 12Plus, the following that I just dabbled with and owned a short time- AR XAPhilips GA312Luxman something??