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    Today, 01:29 PM
    One of our Clarisys dealers installing the active crossover and 6 amps for a customer in Washington State Clarisys Auditoriums.
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    Today, 10:33 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    AXPONA 2024 Report Part 1 | Hifi Pig Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 07:29 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    CAT and Clarisys | AXPONA 2024 - Part-Time Audiophile Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 12:34 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender and Roon in Aurender
    Suggestion: run Roon core on a computer in your house. Laptop is fine. Try roon on the aurender (free demo) and compare. If you prefer roon (it’s the best UI, but sonically inferior IMO), then buy a roon core (roon makes nice ones) and consider...
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    Yesterday, 10:00 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender and Roon in Aurender
    We shall see. Roon is super noisy. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:32 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender and Roon in Aurender
    We were all joking about this. Now people can hear how much better conductor sounds. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 06:23 PM
    The new Clarisys Piccolo’s stole the thunder from the Minuets…and everything else. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 04:12 PM
    Takes time to get show reports. Minuets were with VAC. We are still getting Florida show reports! The TAS report on the Florida show only came out today. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 02:49 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Yes, and it does. Room costs (we had 3 rooms, including a large ballroom), materials, marketing, brochures, banners, all the staff, shipping, meals, hotel rooms, flights, etc. Figure on $40k. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 09:38 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    I left Monday. Had to walk on the interstate to O’Hare with other pilots, Mothers carrying crying babies and more for over 45 minutes. It was like an apocalypse. Protests in Chicago today: 54 arrested after protesters block I-190 near O'''Hare...
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    April 16, 2024, 03:09 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 15, 2024, 11:01 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    correct. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2024, 07:47 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Having seen this beauty in person this weekend, I can honestly say, this should have been called the S6. The dual 10’s (vs dual 9’s) look so much bigger. The cabinet looks soooooo much bigger. S6 for me all day. Oh and the fit and finish is...
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    April 13, 2024, 11:13 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    That is a very good point.
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    April 13, 2024, 11:07 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Esoteric K-05XD in Esoteric 
    The pricing mentioned there is interesting: "Those after the last word in stereo disc replay should start here Tested at £11,650 / $12,000 / AU$15,000" Let's convert to USD. UK price for K-05XD = US$14,500 (includes 20% VAT) Australia price =...
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    April 12, 2024, 09:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Our room was busy all day. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 08:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    The CAT JC7’s and an Aurender A15. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 08:02 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Piccolo Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 06:12 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    The people who heard them first, had their jaws on the floor. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 12:29 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 12, 2024, 05:46 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Some close ups of the new Clarisys Piccolo. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 05:45 AM
    Very sad to hear. RIP. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 11, 2024, 10:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 11, 2024, 06:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 11, 2024, 04:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    I’m going bald! LOL Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 11, 2024, 04:27 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    See you soon Buddy! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 10:47 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Yes and yours will have it. No upcharge. Same price. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 08:26 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Debuting the new entry level Clarisys speaker, the Clarisys Piccolo. Price TBD. Will be under $20k though. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 08:23 PM
    Mike started a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    We have 3 rooms, maybe 4. Debuting the new Auditorium Plus (double sided midrange and double sided tweeter ribbons to match the double sided bass). All new internal tuning mechanism. No tools required. Sent from my iPhone using...
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    April 9, 2024, 06:42 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Just highlighting the reality of living in the worlds most isolated capital city. The last two new cars I bought the dealers didn't have any cars they could show me. None. The wait for a new Kia was 6 months from placing order. You couldn't test...
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    April 8, 2024, 08:08 AM
    Just saying….that’s why you got that message. You’re logged in now or you couldn’t post. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2024, 07:38 AM
    That’s nothing to do with the forum. That message was because you were not logged in. You’re clearly logged in now if you can make posts. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2024, 05:30 AM
    brodricj replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    I'm the opposite. I've never demo'd a speaker before I ordered it. And never test drive a car before ordering it. The only demo I've done is the Halcro Eclipse power amp, and the Ether Regen. Everything else is bought sight unseen, including cars....
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    April 6, 2024, 09:24 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Back in the day, there was no A series. Only Q and S. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 09:05 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Back in the day S3, S5 and S7 were about half the price of today's Mk3's. That's a lot of money for a dealer to wear to have demo examples sitting in a show room. Speakers of this pedigree could be drop shipped with confidence, and presumably that...
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    April 6, 2024, 05:25 PM
    Ok thanks. I will pass this along to the developer. I think this might be the max. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 05:03 PM
    Well, a few others above haven’t had an issue. I’ll run some additional tests and see if we can make some size adjustments. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 04:59 PM
    No issue here. By the way, this album on Tidal on the version “max” is unreal. Sounds better than…gasp…the vinyl. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 04:58 PM
    Not that I’m aware of and others above are not having issues. It COULD be the file is too large….but I’m unaware of any specific limits. Maybe try resizing the picture (as a test if you don’t mind) and try again. Sent from my iPhone using...
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    April 6, 2024, 11:12 AM
    Working? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 08:51 AM
    Still working on it…. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 5, 2024, 11:23 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Which Esoteric amp? in Esoteric 
    I have an Esoteric front end, but when I saw on the Esoteric YT channel that it takes three days warm up for M1X to sound its best I crossed it off my list for further consideration.
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    April 5, 2024, 10:40 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    I vaguely recall reading an AW interview where he explained why there won't be a new version of the S7. Of course, he might have changed his mind since then.
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    April 5, 2024, 10:38 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    He's their marketing guy, of course he'd say that. But he's probably right.
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    April 5, 2024, 10:35 PM
    brodricj replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    They've probably gazed into their crystal ball and concluded they can set that price and still sell as many as they can build, so it doesn't matter if the high price is opening up the width of the consumer radar.
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    April 5, 2024, 05:33 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Not sure anyone has heard the new S5 yet, except for folks at the factory. Peter told me it’s awesome and has really grown in size. Maybe it’s a replacement for the S5 and S7 in doing so? Who knows? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 4, 2024, 10:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    So was inflation at the time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 4, 2024, 10:54 AM
    Working on it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 4, 2024, 08:56 AM
    Behind the Scenes at Florida International Audio Expo: Talking With Fo – PS Audio Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 3, 2024, 08:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    The S5 mk2 came out 9 years ago. Avantgarde’s Duo Mezzo XD was $55k 9 years ago at launch, the new version is $95k today. If I’m not mistaken, the Wilson Alexia has also gone up by about the same amount over the same time period. I don’t...
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