Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order
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    Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Hey Mike, If you have any ongoing relationship with Cary(those beautiful red amps) perhaps a shootout would b in order as we contemplate the options of a new all in one network player. What do you think?

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    Re: Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Quote Originally Posted by veindoc View Post
    Hey Mike, If you have any ongoing relationship with Cary(those beautiful red amps) perhaps a shootout would b in order as we contemplate the options of a new all in one network player. What do you think?

    Nick
    I understand this may take a few months till Cary product is available
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    Re: Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    That would be fun! I heard the new CARY at CES. It was nice.
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    Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Is it tube based?
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    Re: Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Quote Originally Posted by veindoc View Post
    Is it tube based?
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    No. I specifically asked that too.
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