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  • u-sound's Avatar
    Today, 06:12 PM
    you are right, thouse damn cd s sounded great and i am lying a little bit to myself. on the side the differences are no more a dealbreaker and you will find lovers in each camp. from another view, all this doesnt matter no more for me as my...
    128 replies | 10823 view(s)
  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Today, 06:09 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    The switch-mode power supplies that power many networking devices create the problems described above with respect to high-source impedance leakage current, which will result in noise on the ground-plane and increased threshold jitter...as I've...
    14 replies | 1311 view(s)
  • plonkywonki's Avatar
    Today, 05:54 PM
    I have a/b tested a recent time cd and from the same a vinyl and played them side by side at exactly the same measured volume and from this my conclusion is that is almost no difference between the two. That moved me in the direction that IF there...
    8 replies | 590 view(s)
  • a.wayne's Avatar
    Today, 05:47 PM
    Thats the usual talk to acquire free CDís or LPís .. CDís regularly sell for 3-25 bucks all day everyday , for those willing to deal with them. thereís no CD quality from streaming or server IMO, well thats been my experience from multiple...
    128 replies | 10823 view(s)
  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 05:40 PM
    Randy Myers replied to a thread Speaker Journey in Speakers
    I have been reading some reviews, and watching videos. Some reviewers are really going crazy over the Meta's including even calling them a game changer. Also, there seems to be uniformed praise for KEF introducing this new technology in affordable...
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 05:40 PM
    Randy Myers replied to a thread Speaker Journey in Speakers
    I have been reading some reviews, and watching videos. Some reviewers are really going crazy over the Meta's including even calling them a game changer. Also, there seems to be uniformed praise for KEF introducing this new technology in affordable...
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
  • Ritmo's Avatar
    Today, 05:17 PM
    Welcome to AS!
    8 replies | 448 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 05:17 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    Itís all vicoustics. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    10 replies | 433 view(s)
  • u-sound's Avatar
    Today, 04:39 PM
    u-sound replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    not really sure wich driver goes how low and high but it looks the 6"mid is supported by large low mid drivers.
    124 replies | 11510 view(s)
  • MDP's Avatar
    Today, 04:35 PM
    Welcome to AS!
    8 replies | 448 view(s)
  • MPW's Avatar
    Today, 04:32 PM
    MPW replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    Fantastic system in a great looking room. I would love to hear more about the room itself including dimensions and construction. Per your signature, it looks like a custom built room. Are you pleased with the ASC wall system? I may be building a...
    10 replies | 433 view(s)
  • u-sound's Avatar
    Today, 04:28 PM
    lol, no, not a second so far. cd is pain in the ass and has no picture vs youtube. sad old world. internet: live events, netflix, tv.... all you got to do is networking. then you get all the above in cd quality and beyond. marketprice does...
    128 replies | 10823 view(s)
  • Calvin's Avatar
    Today, 04:16 PM
    Calvin replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    Gorgeous system. It must sound amazing!!!
    10 replies | 433 view(s)
  • Bobvin's Avatar
    Today, 04:15 PM
    Bobvin replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    Exactly what I thought when I first saw them. All those big drivers and a wee-little tweeter and single 6" midrange. Then the music started playing... just a big seamless wall of music. If there are limitations (of course there probably are) they...
    124 replies | 11510 view(s)
  • plonkywonki's Avatar
    Today, 04:12 PM
    plonkywonki replied to a thread Cable direction in Cables
    If directional, imo the arrows point from source >> to further downstream. For me, I'm still guessing if this is right, I mean copper is copper and I'm somehow always tempted to reverse my only cable that has directional arrows on it :) But I...
    15 replies | 572 view(s)
  • plonkywonki's Avatar
    Today, 03:58 PM
    plonkywonki replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    Hmm so are expensive LPS's needed to drive the ethernet devices? It's in my view better to have the audio equipment with ethernet ports protected from the ethernet port electrics in their internal circuits. That brings me to a question though, are...
    14 replies | 1311 view(s)
  • plonkywonki's Avatar
    Today, 03:46 PM
    Though I respond late, nice combo of amp and speakers! & welcome!
    8 replies | 448 view(s)
  • plonkywonki's Avatar
    Today, 03:44 PM
    :wave:
    6 replies | 156 view(s)
  • plonkywonki's Avatar
    Today, 03:43 PM
    Welcome!
    1 replies | 109 view(s)
  • a.wayne's Avatar
    Today, 03:42 PM
    Gave away the CD collection , regrets in 3,2, :) Regards
    128 replies | 10823 view(s)
  • a.wayne's Avatar
    Today, 03:24 PM
    a.wayne replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    Now this opens the discussion about the M9 much more than Magico pricing , the real strength here over their other models is the effortless way it goes about reproducing music, this mostly due to the tremendous Power offered by multiple...
    124 replies | 11510 view(s)
  • u-sound's Avatar
    Today, 03:21 PM
    welcome flemming! that will be a long travel... my system is on the way to become youtube and internet only. basicly i stopped streaming from quboz and tidal and also gave the cd collection away.
    128 replies | 10823 view(s)
  • Bongo Beater's Avatar
    Today, 02:58 PM
    I play it first. If it sounds like it needs a cleaning, I give it a scrub and start it over.
    13 replies | 1008 view(s)
  • u-sound's Avatar
    Today, 02:03 PM
    u-sound replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    i see the m9 more or less as a m6 with integrated subs. it might take the sealed concept to perfect levels. would love to hear them.
    124 replies | 11510 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 02:03 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    We had a blast! Thank you to you and your wonderful wife for such southern hospitality! I thoroughly enjoyed hanging with you and listening to your incredible system. I canít believe how big a step up the DB11-Sís are over my 9ís. Size and...
    10 replies | 433 view(s)
  • rrwmd's Avatar
    Today, 01:51 PM
    rrwmd replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    Wow Mike, I cannot thank you enough for coming up and helping with the Kharmas. I had a blast hanging with you! We listened to so much good music yesterday and today. A couple of tweaks made so much difference. I can honestly say that the...
    10 replies | 433 view(s)
  • a.wayne's Avatar
    Today, 01:49 PM
    a.wayne replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    Lovely setup with those VACís ...! Regards
    10 replies | 433 view(s)
  • a.wayne's Avatar
    Today, 01:48 PM
    Plenty Pros very little Con ....! Regards , :)
    423 replies | 28427 view(s)
  • a.wayne's Avatar
    Today, 01:41 PM
    a.wayne replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    I dont get why others seem to have a problem how people spend their own cash, the price is irrelevant, the M9 is a statement product , does it make the statement or it doesn't, thats the only criteria necessary in my books .. Regards ...
    124 replies | 11510 view(s)
  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Today, 01:15 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    No, it's not a placebo effect. Copper Ethernet cables are susceptible to RFI, EMI and common-mode noise. Moreover, if a device e.g. an Ethernet switch, router, NAS is powered by an SMPS, then the audio quality is also affected by high-source...
    14 replies | 1311 view(s)
  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 01:02 PM
    Randy Myers replied to a thread Speaker Journey in Speakers
    Thank God for it not getting in your house.
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
  • MDP's Avatar
    Today, 12:42 PM
    MDP replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    I'm not surprised. The Kharmas have a magic that I've never experienced with any other speaker.
    10 replies | 433 view(s)
  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 12:35 PM
    CPP replied to a thread Speaker Journey in Speakers
    Pretty much agree but for a different reason. Living so close to the Atlantic and the threat of storm surge, its far easier to secure small speakers that some hefty towers if a threat of storm sure hits your area. Like this picture from Matthew...
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
  • LVB's Avatar
    Today, 12:21 PM
    LVB replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    I am embarrassed to say I may be hearing a difference, but most likely, itís a very expensive placebo effect :|
    14 replies | 1311 view(s)
  • LVB's Avatar
    Today, 12:06 PM
    LVB replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    I have been to the Magico listening room twice, sounded quite natural, but very quiet. The room is design to have minimum room gain, not minimum or no reflections. A room designed to completely absorb reflections would be an anechoic chamber, not a...
    124 replies | 11510 view(s)
  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 12:02 PM
    Randy Myers replied to a thread Speaker Journey in KEF
    I got the MBL a little bit ago; I think the beginning of June. I like it a lot. I think it is my favorite amplifier that I have owned. The Meta appear to be a very nice improvement over the original LS50's (which I did own). With the Rythmik...
    2 replies | 164 view(s)
  • Dizzie's Avatar
    Today, 11:55 AM
    Dizzie replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    Bob, I am confused by your description of the room as being "lively". Was this the demo room at Magico? When Alon demonstrated speakers for me he commented on how the room was designed to not have reflections so he could evaluate the speaker...
    124 replies | 11510 view(s)
  • aniwolfe's Avatar
    Today, 11:47 AM
    aniwolfe replied to a thread Lumin Firmware 14 in Lumin
    Left and Right Gain Control or aka Balance Control...Thanks!
    23 replies | 793 view(s)
  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Today, 11:26 AM
    Mr Peabody replied to a thread Speaker Journey in KEF
    Congrats on the new speakers, I haven't heard the Meta yet. When did you get the MBL? I just noticed that, how do you like it?
    2 replies | 164 view(s)
  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 11:23 AM
    Randy Myers replied to a thread Speaker Journey in Speakers
    The Blades must be awesome! I have gotten to the point in life where I prefer smaller speakers.... maybe a stand mounted Blades :P.
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
  • Jay's Audio Lab's Avatar
    Today, 10:44 AM
    Here are the "Pros" of Pass Labs components Part 1: Part 1: Pass Labs gear - Is it any good? - YouTube
    423 replies | 28427 view(s)
  • Mikado463's Avatar
    Today, 10:29 AM
    Clean, tidy and functional, I'm sure it sounds great !
    12 replies | 506 view(s)
  • Thieliste's Avatar
    Today, 10:25 AM
    Thanks guys, i'll post more pics once i finish my tweaks.
    12 replies | 506 view(s)
  • MPW's Avatar
    Today, 10:15 AM
    In the under $5k category, I would suggest looking at the KEF LS50 Wireless (now in version II). If you are already a Roon user, you can simply connect them to your network and you are all set. If not, they have digital and analog inputs as well...
    15 replies | 674 view(s)
  • MPW's Avatar
    Today, 10:10 AM
    MPW replied to a thread Speaker Journey in Speakers
    Welcome home Randy!
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
  • Mikado463's Avatar
    Today, 10:04 AM
    27 x 16 is not a 'smallish room', it's fair to say most would be thrilled to have that size room, especially if you could make it dedicated !! :celebrate008_2:
    4 replies | 333 view(s)
  • Mikado463's Avatar
    Today, 10:01 AM
    Agreed and if you don't feel comfortable buying used seek out the help of a friend with some knowledge.
    15 replies | 674 view(s)
  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 09:53 AM
    Nice system, enjoy !
    12 replies | 506 view(s)
  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 09:52 AM
    CPP replied to a thread Speaker Journey in Speakers
    I'm a Kef fan as well Randy. Always liked their gear and their sound.
    9 replies | 329 view(s)
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