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    Today, 03:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    The world's BEST integrated amplifier. The Boulder 866. I'll never be the same. - YouTube
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    Yesterday, 10:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin X1 'V2' in Lumin
    I donít think so any time soon. Would love to see them branch beyond Sabre for a Statement piece. Maybe ladder DAC? Something new? AKM might not happen anytime soon since the factory burned down. How about a power supply in the same chassis...
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    Yesterday, 04:34 PM
    Looks awesome in black. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2021, 08:50 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Second Homes in General Off Topic Forums
    Hey! Wait, what? How close to me? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2021, 08:23 PM
    Ballpark is $10k, but ďTBDĒ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2021, 10:22 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    Thereís some fabulous tier 1 & 2 brands like Soulution, AudioNet, Goldmund, etc. Iím going to just see what happens. Although a 725/711 combo remains dancing in my head. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2021, 09:52 AM
    Iíve had some customers use uship.com with good success. I havenít personally used it as we have several corporate accounts with SAIA, Pilot and others. We buy pallets (oh, by the way, if you buy 10 plastic pallets, they come....wait for...
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    April 15, 2021, 09:21 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    Our business model of finding the best in all categories wonít work. They will probably have a small group of ďall-inĒ dedicated dealers and I wish them luck. Iím sure Gryphon speakers, cables and racks are good, but nobody, and I mean...
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    April 15, 2021, 07:25 AM
    N-05XD | OVERVIEW | ESOTERIC:Japan high-end audio manufacturer | エソテリック Iím already thinking of amp combinations. Boulder 1161 Pass X250.8 Pass XA30.8 Sim 860V2 Luxman M900u Soulution 3 series
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    April 15, 2021, 07:10 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko Extreme in Taiko Audio
    Since itís in the AudioQuest room, we use an AQ Dragon Source. We use the V14 Digital on the Aurender in the front room (the Shunyata room). Oh, and I ordered my Aurender N30 yesterday for that room. Silver.
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    April 14, 2021, 08:08 PM
    Good! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 08:08 PM
    I love it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 07:52 PM
    Tapatalk works great. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 07:39 PM
    Itís on your end. No changes here. Use Tapatalk on phone or tablet when you can. If things go wonky, youíll have dozens posting about it. If not, then itís you. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 07:33 PM
    Freight. UPS and Fedex have weight limits of 150 pounds, but hereís the issue: Drivers are hired to lift up to 75 pounds. Anything over this and you risk them kicking it off the back of the truck. Strap to pallet. Use freight. Sent...
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    April 14, 2021, 11:26 AM
    No issues here. Theyíve been great. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 07:19 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    I understand some went up a little and some went down a little. Perhaps someone can confirm the price of the Diablo 300 for example. It was $16K. George - I agree. It will be interesting to see if dealers who were ďall in, lock, stock and...
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    April 13, 2021, 10:50 PM
    No apology necessary. Iím just scratching my head. These are very easy challenges he has. Maybe he needs a good dealer.
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    April 13, 2021, 09:58 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne 704ís in Fyne Audio
    Very. Been playing non stop. Smoooooooooooooothing out now. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 13, 2021, 02:15 PM
    Speed controller is the REGA Neo. Reality is he should upgrade to the P6 to get all the goodies! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 13, 2021, 11:45 AM
    Amazing intrgrated. A beast! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 13, 2021, 11:14 AM
    So much here. He can upgrade from a P2 to a P3 and that solves the ease of speed change issue with a speed controller. Easy and gets a better sounding table to boot. He can add a VPI ADS to his P2 and then itís perfect speed and changing with...
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    April 12, 2021, 08:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko Extreme in Taiko Audio
    Just listen to instrument decay. It goes on forever. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 01:15 PM
    Perhaps. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 01:12 PM
    Is the wood on top? The 595 is wood all around, not just sides. I asked Luxman and this is what they told me. Maybe thatís why Accuphase costs more here! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 01:01 PM
    The REASON is that US government regulations donít allow wood over any piece of equipment for CSA safety reasons. Japan apparently isnít concerned. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 10:25 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko Extreme in Taiko Audio
    Taiko with the new USB card and running TAS is just un-freaking believably good. Listening this morning after letting it run all weekend. If they could get the TAS interface up a few notches (or more). Oh boy, that would be special. Hard to...
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    April 12, 2021, 10:07 AM
    Why? Has there been any concerns? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 09:48 AM
    11 TC is owned by Klipsch. Not much (if anything) will change. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 08:47 AM
    Nice review. I would be curious to know what caused the change from the old dry Audionet sound to this new Humboldt sound which is quite different (and very enjoyable)?
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    April 11, 2021, 10:51 AM
    Mike replied to a thread New MSB Feet in MSB
    Iíll order the new feet I think too. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2021, 05:00 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2021, 09:34 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko USB Card in Taiko Audio
    Weíve noticed a bigger increase in performance using Roon. It went from a 7/10 to maybe an 8/10, while TAS remains a strong 10/10 for Sonics.
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    April 10, 2021, 08:01 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko USB Card in Taiko Audio
    1600 Euros
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    April 9, 2021, 10:20 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    Agreed. My two cents: those licking their chops for lower prices might be sadly disappointed. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 9, 2021, 10:11 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    Agreed. Wish them best of luck. Love their electronics and I hope they are successful as another departure from America would not be a good thing. I bet a replacement for the Colosseum is in the works. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk...
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    April 9, 2021, 10:09 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    ďAn invested dealer is a committed dealer.Ē Itís a bigger discussion around the whole perception of ďall of our stuff is the best, everyone elseís is junk.Ē If I owned a golf store, I would sell Nike shoes, but I sure wouldnít sell Nike golf...
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    April 9, 2021, 09:43 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    THIS. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 10:06 PM
    Congrats!! I heard this in Munich when it debuted. Totally unlike the old AudioNet sounds. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 07:25 PM
    Ted has a new video. Synergistic Research - Audioholics challenge - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 06:31 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko USB Card in Taiko Audio
    No. Go big or go home! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 04:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko USB Card in Taiko Audio
    The one thing this card makes painfully clear is how much better TAS is than Roon - sonically speaking of course. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 04:20 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender ACS10 in Computer/Digital Audio
    Me too!! Iím eyeing the N30....hmmm....canít wait for it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 03:59 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico M6ís in Magico
    You have it exactly right. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 11:02 AM
    I would say other forums are much more toxic. I like when the smart asses get straightened out by Fremer. Makes me chuckle. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2021, 08:50 AM
    Mike replied to a thread T+a pa3100hv in T+A Electronics
    We had that on display for 3 years. Great integrated. Was even tastier at the pre April 2018 price!
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    April 8, 2021, 08:43 AM
    Digital has certainly come a LONG way for those early days of nasty Sony, Phillips CD players. But until the fundamental problems of 1) horrible A2D converters being used by even the biggest studios (did you know Warner has been sent some of the...
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    April 8, 2021, 08:33 AM
    Itís currently flying under the radar. We use it almost exclusively in the front room, so itís getting lots of exposure.
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    April 7, 2021, 08:08 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko USB Card in Taiko Audio
    They have different sounds, but both are excellent. You would have to come and listen. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 7, 2021, 04:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko USB Card in Taiko Audio
    New Taiko card installed (slot 5). Immediate sound improvement. Time to listen. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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