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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:15 PM
    Yes. As with any configuration, it depends on the components used and their set-up. For a lot less expenditure, installing a run of optical fiber in-between your "upstream" router & music server and "downstream" network bridge or streamer,...
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    Yesterday, 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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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    April 16, 2024, 05:34 PM
    Yes, those are just the publication page numbers for Volume 85, No. 7 of the journal, Blood. The paper was published in 1995.
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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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    April 14, 2024, 09:44 PM
    Blast from the past: Was just reviewing my CV, and came across one of the scientific publications I was most proud of working as a Molecular Biologist in Biotech: using DNA “human identity" forensic markers amplified with PCR to be able to monitor...
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    April 13, 2024, 09:39 PM
    So, is this a photo of the "big rig" or the smaller system? Don't know the Magico product line-up, sorry.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    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
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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 11, 2024, 12:29 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    I might go next year also (decided to pass this year as I went last year). Be great to meet up again, Mike.
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    April 11, 2024, 02:31 AM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Mike, I hope you guys have a great show, and say "Hi" to Florian for me. It was fun, informative, and very interesting to meet him last year. The new Picolo looks like quite the speaker! Cheers.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    April 8, 2024, 09:46 PM
    Buchardt does make active speakers, but the S400IIs and the P300s are passive loudspeakers. And yes, a quick search on the 'Net can be effective in providing info and answers. 😉 Cheers.
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    April 8, 2024, 04:38 PM
    Ah, that's easy. They're connected to my Constellation Inspiration integrated amp's speaker terminals. The S400IIs also have nice binding posts; Mads really went through and used very-high quality parts throughout this speaker's components. I...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    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 7, 2024, 12:06 PM
    Yes, I agree, and if I may add, your comment is both insightful and accurate about what constitutes...value propostions. Back when I was workin' as an MBB in Biotech, I used to try to get a simple but key principle across to the product development...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 6, 2024, 11:12 AM
    Working? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 6, 2024, 08:51 AM
    Still working on it…. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    April 5, 2024, 07:30 PM
    Whelp, the Buchardt S400IIs arrived today, and I have to say, even without sufficient time to settle fully having just come off the logistics truck, I am already very impressed with them. Specs say these are only -3dB down at 33 Hz, and I would...
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    April 5, 2024, 07:15 PM
    Just some additional info, not sure if this is tied into the problems folks above have been having or not, but I'm having probems getting the AS web site to load. Specifics: I can get in if I use Apple’s Safari on the wifi network* from my...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    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 5, 2024, 04:24 PM
    These are -3dB at 33Hz. That's very good performance for a standmount. Besides, they'll be nicely integrated with my REL sub, for which I did a DOE to determine the control settings for optimal integration; such is the power of the appropriate...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    April 5, 2024, 02:07 PM
    Paper is an excellent material for cone driver functional response. Just ask Danny Ritchie.
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    April 4, 2024, 02:07 PM
    The small tweeter (~0.75") with large, textured waveguide, "inverted" driver configuration, with tweeter on bottom, and bass driver on top (my Dyn Contour S3.4's use this configuration, as well), and the passive radiator on the rear. Also, the...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    April 4, 2024, 01:47 PM
    Yeah, I am really looking forward to them; going to stay home tomorrow to be sure I'm here to take delivery when the UPS driver arrives.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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  • Mike's Avatar
    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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