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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    Remastered & Pressed at Quality Record Pressings! Mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound From Original Analog Tapes!
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:16 PM
    Calvin replied to a thread Equipment Storage in DIY
    Awesome. Beautiful. That looks like some excellent work.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 08:43 PM
    Cut by Kevin Gray and Steve Hoffman from the Original Analog Master Tapes! This Incredible Album From the '70s is Now Available on Two 180 Gram 45rpm LPs & Pressed at Pallas! Great German pressing on this one. Best Iíve ever heard it. ...
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    January 14, 2021, 07:52 PM
    Mike replied to a thread introduction in DIY
    Welcome!
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    January 14, 2021, 06:47 PM
    Iím very happy with mine: M17 V2 - NAD Electronics I have the NAD in the family room and the Trinnov in the Home Theater. The NAD is a great performer, better than the Marantz I previously had.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 06:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    M9 — Magico Loudspeakers
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 04:35 PM
    Lots of good information: Magico News for Winter 2020
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 02:17 PM
    Funny, the ones who say they donít care about MQA, insist on having it as part of the alphabet soup when buying a new DAC. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    January 14, 2021, 01:30 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Youíll thank me later. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    January 14, 2021, 09:15 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Iím still playing with the filters, but 4fs is my fave so far. Iím also anxiously waiting for Roon certification too. Even though I hate the bugginess of Roon and realize it may not be sonically the best, it will be the best option for the...
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    January 14, 2021, 08:34 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    So much of that going on with the used market right now. Itís really annoying. The historically speaking there wasnít always a major difference between the K1 and K3. But with the XD series, there is a significant difference between the...
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 07:46 AM
    We had Tidal. Then we tried Qobuz. Dumped Tidal and kept Qobuz. There wasnít any competition on SQ. This was all using our Aurenders (N100H and ACS10). While everyoneís experience may not be the same, the present rankings seem clear to us: 1....
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  • Audio 1's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 10:19 PM
    That is always a good thing!
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 09:29 PM
    Absolutely beautiful system.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 08:45 PM
    And they supply tables quickly (like 3 days).
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  • Audio 1's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 08:41 PM
    I have been intrigued with Regaís latest low mass offerings with the P8 and P10. Sounds like they are bringing excellent performance for a reasonable cost. Definitely great options if you want to enjoy vinyl and not have to fuss with set-up or arm...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 08:12 PM
    The setup shown (and in the video) is UNDER $6K MSRP. Killa!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 08:06 PM
    It isnít showing...
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    January 13, 2021, 07:56 PM
    Suncoast Audio adds Rega Turntables and Electronics. Here is our brand new P8 and Rega Aria Phonost - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 07:51 PM
    Aaron Neville's Warm Your Heart ó double LP set, 45 RPM from Analogue Productions! Mastered from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman Plating and 180-gram pressing by Quality Record Pressings Tip-on gatefold jacket by Stoughton...
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    January 13, 2021, 07:35 PM
    Awesome! The very first pair of quality speakers I owned were Yamahaís from the mid 80ís. Please share some pictures and listening impressions once you have them set-up.
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 04:46 PM
    Many thanks for all the fantastic suggestions. If I purchase a TT, at this time Iím primarily leaning towards either a Kronos Pro or SME 30/12. A TechDAS AF2 Premium would be nice, but U.S. delivery takes way too long. Thanks again for all...
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    January 13, 2021, 10:36 AM
    Calvin replied to a thread N30 Review in Aurender
    As far as price all I have seen is 25k. Iím not sure how accurate that is ... It seems rather high IMO. Aurender latest N20 & N30 music server coming soon @ X Audio - Classifieds - Commercial - StereoNET Asia
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    January 13, 2021, 10:14 AM
    Calvin replied to a thread Tile and speakers in Speakers
    I use the same method as CPP Image CS-1
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    January 13, 2021, 07:36 AM
    Calvin started a thread N30 Review in Aurender
    A good review of the new flagship N Aurender. :congrats: If in Korean, just select translate ... High-end Internet - HIFICLUB - ???? ???? ????? ?? ?? Aurender N30 ?? ???
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 06:12 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Boulder 1161 in Boulder Amplifiers
    It sounds the same as the 1160, just a little less power.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 10:55 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Luxman M900u Monos and C900u in Luxman
    Hi, welcome and thank you for the kind words. Buy another 900u would be my recommendation. The pre change will be a lateral move. The 900u will take your power from 150 watts to over 600 in mono mode, and still handle the impedance swings of the...
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 05:34 PM
    Because of comments like this Everest is on my list when I upgrade my system. I already own one Shunyata PC. Itís great.
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 05:11 PM
    Hi, Welcome to the forum.
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    January 12, 2021, 02:39 PM
    Calvin replied to a thread Want!!!! in Magico
    I and a few other here own the A3s. They are really good. From what I understand the A5s are a substantial step up. There was a discussion here a while back saying the A5s were ďlike an S4, or S7-Lite.Ē ...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 01:07 PM
    Another home run. Various Artists-The Wonderful Sounds Of Male Vocals-200 Gram Vinyl Record|Acoustic Sounds From the Analog Tape Masters Each Track Selected By Acoustic Sounds Owner Chad Kassem
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 11:36 AM
    1. Select the person's name you desire to "ignore." 2. Select Viewer's Profile. 3. "Add to Ignore List" is the third option down on the list on the left. 4. Select that option. 5. Select "yes" in the Confirm User List Modification which...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 11:22 AM
    Iíll try to clean up the offending posts later today. As for the ignore feature, I think you can do that through the web browser only.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 11:06 AM
    Think of the Everest/Combo more in terms of Sonic benefits over the 6000sv2/Sigma XC or Alpha XC rather than current benefits. That being said, in an apartment, I would be very happy with the 6000Sv2/Sigma or Alpha combo. The Everest is quite...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 10:41 AM
    This morning, I am fondly remembering the good old days of civility. I sure love my Everest/Omega XC. Iím certain it was a big part in my digital sounding sooooo good. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 11, 2021, 08:40 PM
    You like it? Use a mono cart. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 11, 2021, 08:34 PM
    Myself and Puma Cat have. The Everest builds on everything the 6000Sv2 gives you and just takes it to another level. More depth, blackness, layering. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 11, 2021, 08:11 PM
    Restored and remastered from the original analog tape masters by Andreas Meyer. Lacquer cutting by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, pressed at RTI. Recorded in 1950. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 10, 2021, 07:12 PM
    ďMastered by Joe Reagoso from the original Reprise Records tapes at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood.Ē
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    January 9, 2021, 10:06 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    January 9, 2021, 06:30 PM
    Two to my store! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 03:49 PM
    Interesting. You have me wondering. As electricians are trained to one of three levels: Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master Electrician would it accurate to view Audiophiles from a similar perspective?
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 02:54 PM
    A definition of an Audiophile continues to mature: 1. Audiophile Attitude 2. Enthusiasm for the hobby of Audio; an audio enthusiast 3. Looks for ways to make the music sound better 4. Best System within oneís price range; someone who strikes...
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 02:49 PM
    I like your definition of an audiophile and will incorporate it into the list above. However, I don't necessarily consider someone who merely joins an audio forum automatically an audiophile. I think some who join are audiophiles and others are...
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  • Calvin's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 10:46 AM
    Calvin replied to a thread Whoooa!!! in Magico
    Congrats on your new home. We just moved into our new home last Thanksgiving. By the time we did all the add-ons - it's spendy - and we're already thinking about another new one... The A3s, which I own as well, are exceptional. I really enjoy...
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