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  • KeithR's Avatar
    Today, 09:00 PM
    KeithR replied to a thread MBL install today in MBL
    White is so refreshing to see, indeed!
    11 replies | 424 view(s)
  • Oly's Avatar
    Today, 08:53 PM
    Oly replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    I hate to admit it but years ago I had a similar problem I solved by stuffing socks into the ports. Itís a Ďredneckí solution and Iím not proud of it but it worked for me in that situation.
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • jadedavid's Avatar
    Today, 08:47 PM
    jadedavid replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Some great recommendations. For an RTA you can download the AudioTools app on your phone for $19.95 This can be used with disc like "Audio Check" on Tidal which provides sweep tones, pink noise and more.
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • Mike Lavigne's Avatar
    Today, 08:21 PM
    Mike Lavigne replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    consider that along the middle line of the room (as you move forward or back relative to your speakers) you will have peaks and nulls. likely the boomy-ness will exist regardless of where you put your speakers (small room acoustics), but you...
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Today, 07:14 PM
    Cool, I'll have to try that...
    41 replies | 2495 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 06:46 PM
    Yup. Itís a mess. You have clients who think they have bought a fully Roon certified solution and we (dealers & customers) are all learning at the same time: Ahhh...thank goodness for the great and free Lumin app (and Aurender app too!) ...
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • u-sound's Avatar
    Today, 06:38 PM
    yes was wondering why you do not carry it....but yes your shop is equiped outstanding. thouse estelons:) who knows in tha future, a couple more rooms, employees, brands and bodhi as well
    10 replies | 481 view(s)
  • NekoAudio's Avatar
    Today, 06:36 PM
    If Roon does respond to the unauthorized workarounds to Roon Certification, which they kind of need to do, I expect it to increase costs and complexity for the legitimate authorized manufacturers and to also possibly create problems that may result...
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 06:27 PM
    Vitus makes a great product and the distributor is a quality guy. If I didnít have Gryphon, I would have Vitus. And remember, Vitus comes with the biggest fan boy in the world: Bodhi! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    10 replies | 481 view(s)
  • u-sound's Avatar
    Today, 06:23 PM
    if i remember right....not long ago the new us distributor has said he is on the way to build up a new dealer network. at that time there were only about 3 dealers. so if there are already 10 now, i think the story is on a good way. very especially...
    10 replies | 481 view(s)
  • jadedavid's Avatar
    Today, 06:12 PM
    jadedavid replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    At amcoustics.com they have a room calculator called AMROC. You can load in your specifics and it will show you your room nodes, frequencies and pressure zones. Reading thru the information might help you to better understand what is occuring in...
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • NekoAudio's Avatar
    Today, 05:59 PM
    NekoAudio replied to a thread Dedicated AV room in Magico
    Well, sounds like you got it worked out anyway. :-) Best of luck with the rest of your move.
    3 replies | 145 view(s)
  • Crion's Avatar
    Today, 05:53 PM
    I would like to add that a CGC cable to Denali ground post from ER GND post was beneficial. A stronger foundation IMHO. Right now using the Shunyata CGS10 cable but will upgrade to a Sigma CGC V2 as soon as they will ship it.
    41 replies | 2495 view(s)
  • apdoc2004's Avatar
    Today, 05:33 PM
    So here is a dealer trying to get the word out there about new products by Vitus and we have Penthouse come on the thread and dump all over it due to his long simmering frustration with the delay in the release of the SIA 30!! Sure does not seem...
    10 replies | 481 view(s)
  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Today, 05:13 PM
    I look for a smooth integrated response for both drivers, with excellent horizontal and vertical off-axis response. There should be excellent spectral decay with minimal ringing for both drivers, and minimal comb filtering.
    15 replies | 393 view(s)
  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Today, 05:11 PM
    I look for a smooth integrated response for both drivers, with excellent horizontal and vertical off-axis response and minimal comb filtering.
    15 replies | 393 view(s)
  • crwilli's Avatar
    Today, 04:57 PM
    No idea what Post #31 is as I have no easy way of knowing which it is on my phone.(I am not counting posts) My input was in response to being accused of throwing out a rumor in an earlier post. I just wanted to confirm what I had heard was...
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Don C's Avatar
    Today, 04:41 PM
    Thanks for sharing! Yes, interesting, and an album Iíll put on the radar.
    1 replies | 54 view(s)
  • Penthouse-D's Avatar
    Today, 04:35 PM
    Penthouse-D replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Sure, A basic NYC apartment with a rectangular living room that is 20íX14í. With bachelor furniture, couch tables area rug, etc... 8í ceiling height.
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • Barry's Avatar
    Today, 04:33 PM
    Barry replied to a thread Speakers: tweeter or bass? in Speakers
    For me, nothing says goodbye like a bullet...or a bad tweeter.
    15 replies | 393 view(s)
  • jadedavid's Avatar
    Today, 04:26 PM
    jadedavid replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Could you provide more info on the room? Size, height, construction type, openings, furnishings, windows ETC
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • bernardl's Avatar
    Today, 03:37 PM
    bernardl replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Thanks Mike. Thatís too bad because this capability would further increase their potential as the single core hub of a digital source baaed system. Many have been using Mutec reclockers and the Esoteric has the potential to do the same but...
    133 replies | 6824 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 03:31 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    No. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    133 replies | 6824 view(s)
  • bernardl's Avatar
    Today, 03:30 PM
    bernardl replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Another question about the XD series. Can they be configured as a D2D converter or reclocker? For instance converting the USB input to aes/ebu digital output? If the answer is yes, I assume that if one uses an external clock such as a...
    133 replies | 6824 view(s)
  • Penthouse-D's Avatar
    Today, 03:10 PM
    Penthouse-D started a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Hi folks, Just moved into a new place. Iím having trouble with boomy bass. Iíve been shuffling these Harbethís around for weeks. Suggestions please.... Thank you.. oh.. the room is about 14í deep....
    6 replies | 98 view(s)
  • Penthouse-D's Avatar
    Today, 03:07 PM
    Just mentioned in Stereophile magazine as a highly recommended component. Enjoy.
    10 replies | 286 view(s)
  • Penthouse-D's Avatar
    Today, 03:04 PM
    For quite some time, Vitus didnít have much/any US distribution. Many of us, including myself, sold SIA-025ís to purchase the promised SIA-030. It never showed up. To make matters worse, the new distributor dropped mostly all the east coast dealers....
    10 replies | 481 view(s)
  • cmarin's Avatar
    Today, 02:39 PM
    Thatís fantastic Ken. Truly a balancing act including how to incorporate your own preferences and how they may evolve over time. Congratulations on reaching your endpoint! Iíve been thinking about how to respond to your question without getting...
    44 replies | 1550 view(s)
  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 02:37 PM
    I also suspect it would be illegal. I assume that they would not advertised that they are Roon compatible because I am sure that would trigger a law suit. As a software developer I really do not like hackers. If you do not want to use Roon,...
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • joeinid's Avatar
    Today, 02:10 PM
    Tweeter is first and foremost important to me. Any forwardness, brightness or harshness is an absolute deal breaker. Mids need to sweet and organic. Bass is great but I can give it up a little. Vocals and piano are most important to me.
    15 replies | 393 view(s)
  • Andik777's Avatar
    Today, 01:39 PM
    Smooth tweeter-tight bass
    15 replies | 393 view(s)
  • Alpinist's Avatar
    Today, 12:05 PM
    If the speaker doesnít have a silky smooth tweeter, it is off the table. The tweeter should draw no attention to itself whatsoever. Bass should be accurate, articulate and deep reaching. For me, it doesnít have to be visceral, punching me in the...
    15 replies | 393 view(s)
  • wklie's Avatar
    Today, 12:00 PM
    If more manufacturers adopt this hack, I suspect it may trigger a response from Roon Labs to address it in the future.
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Glareskin's Avatar
    Today, 11:55 AM
    Glareskin replied to a thread MBL install today in MBL
    :D
    11 replies | 424 view(s)
  • steve59's Avatar
    Today, 11:09 AM
    The salon 2 probably had my favorite tweeter, detailed but not hot. Bass from active speakers is tough to beat. Judging from many reviewers favorites a boost of 10 db around 100 hz will get a 'highly recommended' every time, personally I just need a...
    15 replies | 393 view(s)
  • nicoff's Avatar
    Today, 10:35 AM
    Interesting interview. In His New Album, Jazz Giant Chick Corea Takes On Classical Music - In His New Album, Jazz Giant Chick Corea Takes On Classical Music : NPR
    1 replies | 54 view(s)
  • nicoff's Avatar
    Today, 09:39 AM
    Here is Post #31 from wklie.
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • wklie's Avatar
    Today, 06:47 AM
    Post #31
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • XV-1's Avatar
    Today, 12:16 AM
    XV-1 replied to a thread MBL install today in MBL
    although the lovely white cream blends into the similar colour walls/decor, I still think the wife may notice the new kit :yahoo1:
    11 replies | 424 view(s)
  • PierreB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 PM
    PierreB replied to a thread SimAudio 600i in SimAudio (MOON)
    Simaudio Moon Quťbec edition And Canada edition
    9 replies | 678 view(s)
  • asindc's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:22 PM
    I thought it was understood that Roon would keep the products sent in for certification. Is that not the case?
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Alpinist's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    Hi Carlos, System 1 with the Apogee Duetta Signature speakers provided the most lifelike vocals and piano I ever heard in my listening room. Just stunning realism. What eventually drove me crazy was too much brightness in the the treble. I didnít...
    44 replies | 1550 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:08 PM
    I have ordered 5 and all sold before I got them! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Jack's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:02 PM
    It seems like they hit a home run with this one and the elimination of USB is kind appealing. So have you actually not got to even set one up in the store for a listen?
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    I have ordered 5 and all sold before I got them! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Jack's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    Smart guys at that company. Great sounding gear too. Need to try and hear the LinQ after the first of the year and I get the house in SC settled in.
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    Yup. Already got the hack. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    122 replies | 3300 view(s)
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