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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 08:24 AM
    Jeep... really... makes me want the McIntosh of days gone by :)... I cannot believe that this will promote or help the brand, but then again I certainly could be wrong. I would have thought they would have stayed with higher end brands to prompt...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:23 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&w db1b in B&W
    Depends on the size of the room and specific bass nodes youíre trying to tackle. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:34 PM
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    Yesterday, 07:31 PM
    This morning when I first woke up ...
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    Yesterday, 07:01 PM
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:38 PM
    New Aurender N20 - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    Yup, even though I am not a fan I do believe that Apple is not the issue either. I will say I have heard more people having issues when using Apple's but I do not necessarily blame that on Apple. I do believe that there are more issues simply...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:46 PM
    I've been using a headless Mac Mini for Roon Core since Q4, 2016 and for the most part, it's been flawless. I've got 3495 albums and 43,204 tracks. I think I've had that bouncing Roon icon "failure to launch" upon startup failure mode maybe 3...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:29 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Absolutely gorgeous. Looks like an R2R DAC to me, or at least, the functional equivalent of one. All the Esoteric disc players I've heard sounded just fabulous; very musical and engaging. Maybe someday... From what I've heard those...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:28 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Looks like an R2R DAC to me, or at least, the functional equivalent of one. All the Esoteric disc players I've were sound just fabulous; very musical and engaging.
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:24 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Excellent suggestion by Craig. Here is the REW Home page: REW - Room EQ Wizard Room Acoustics Software Here are links to videos on using REW: Room EQ Wizard For Beginners: A Simple Overview of How To Measure Subwoofers In A Home Theater -...
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  • Penthouse-D's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:09 PM
    Penthouse-D replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Thanks AJ. Very good idea.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:48 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Iíve ordered this configuration for demo. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:28 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Itís different than chip or R2R. Very unique. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Penthouse-D's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:41 AM
    Penthouse-D replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Thanks everyone. Much appreciated. I thought all I had to do was spend the $ and plug it in!! This the most challenging set up ever.... Iíll keep you posted....
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:20 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Yes Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:19 AM
    Congratulations! Always love a happy ending. XP-22/32 are way ahead of the previous models. Enjoy it in great health.
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  • Jack's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 10:56 PM
    This is all I've ever been able to find. 403 Forbidden
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 08:48 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender N20 Unboxing in Aurender
    No. We can always discuss taking your N10 on trade towards an N20. N20 is right there with W20SE sonically. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 06:39 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    I just found out that a colleague recently bought a pair of 501s without a demo. His only real criteria was UK made. He likes them but can't give a great review since he lives in a tiny flat in a small village in England. No ability to listen loud...
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  • stevebythebay's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 05:33 PM
    Weíre all at the mercy of links in the chain. But I agree that the fewer, but well designed, the better. However, getting each designer to agree is often the fly in the ointment. Just take the area of component grounding, for one...
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 05:27 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    Thanks for all that. That is exactly the kind of feedback I was looking for. I will definitely try before I buy. What I am replacing is a mix of 2 speakers I love. Dynaudio Audiance 82s, Big Bass and slam mixed with the wonderful Mids and Detail I...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 05:12 PM
    I was actually thinking this also. People think Macs never get viruses but in actuality they actually get more because of the sense of invulnerability that Apple promotes and many times leaves system exposed. It sure sounds like something going...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 05:07 PM
    I love watching the bits by bits move across the screen.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 05:00 PM
    Yes!!! Must feel great to have a dedicated room. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 04:54 PM
    Yes. For sure! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Jack's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 04:43 PM
    Mike Maybe time to see if Arthur will let you try out the new Euphony Summus. Euphony SUMMUS Music Server i7
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 04:11 PM
    Ha, I forgot that! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • stevebythebay's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 04:10 PM
    The Transparent cables are Clock cables. These are not network based. The only networked cables Iíve run across involve analog ones, such as speaker and interconnects. I use MIT/Spectral type of these, as designed for my Spectral gear as specíed by...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 04:02 PM
    300 baud works just fine. Love the noise it makes when we connect to this incredible thing called ďAOLĒ. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 03:35 PM
    Yes. A few months ago, I set up a single folder with one album in it. We proceeded to test it for a while and it was going good. Then it started to hang and splutter. I donít have folders for file types, they are Genre, high res, DSD, etc. ...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 03:27 PM
    Have you tried have only a small library as a trial... Maybe put a few albums into a separate folder and use that as the only folder in the library. I doubt it is the case but it might be possible that the library is over loaded. Do you have...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 03:13 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender N20 Unboxing in Aurender
    Listening now to the same track on Aurender, same cables, same DAC, vs Roon and itís not even a contest. Itís so much better sounding. This N20 is right there with the W20SE sonically. So impressed. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 03:11 PM
    Nope, we took those out as step one. We will figure it out. We have to, we have so many Roon devices in the store. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • still-one's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 03:00 PM
    If you are still using gigaFoils eliminate those and your problems "might" disappear. I know that mine did. I have heard other individuals get the occasional dropout when using a iPad to control Roon. Yet if they wirelessly control Roon with...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 02:57 PM
    Yup, only Roon core. I originally thought it was our slightly older iPad, so I bought us a new iPad Pro. The issues were the same. Ditto for my phone. Iím really thinking I need a faster NUC for the core. When it hangs, I usually see it...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 02:54 PM
    Are you running only Core, not the entire stand alone Roon install? Running only the Core setup is much better and much less over head. The is no reason for the GUI to be installed on the "server" machine. The controller (tablet, another PC,...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 02:52 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender N20 Unboxing in Aurender
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 02:39 PM
    We are running a NAS (Synology 1812+). The laptop has the latest version of Mac OS. My hunch is that Roon constantly wants to update the library and our library is large. My guess is that itís getting stuck somewhere. But that being said,...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 02:32 PM
    Mike started a thread Aurender N20 Unboxing in Aurender
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 02:15 PM
    Mike, have you tried having your active library consisting of only locally installed music files/folders? Just curious. The first thing that has to be done is to actually determine exact what is causing the problem... computer power (very...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 01:38 PM
    The exact same thing happens to me at home with Roon. Different network. Different everything. Single source for streaming.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 01:10 PM
    Weíve rebuilt the Roon library several times. I think our next step is a more powerful computer. An i9 or something. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 12:35 PM
    Thanks! Will give that a try. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 12:06 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    Now Listen Here out of Harrisburg PA is hosting a Listening Event in King of Prussia featuring the Fyne 700 series, but I am unavailable. SEP 26 AT 10 AM Ė SEP 27 AT 3 PM Hi-Fi Listening Event with Special Guests Mat Weisfeld & Jeff Joseph...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 12:02 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    For the first few hundred hours, they are forward. After that, not forward. Dynamics galore. Bass will shock you. Bottom line: long break in. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 12:00 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    I am curious about the Tweeters on these speakers. I have been used to Silk or Soft Dome Tweeters and in the past have experienced fatigue with some metal tweeters. Can anyone say in general if the Fynes are Bright or too hot on the top? I have...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 21, 2020, 11:53 AM
    We have a fast MacBook Pro in the store. Tried that a few months ago. Still choking. Actually, was even worse! Maybe I need a SGC i9. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    211 replies | 5550 view(s)
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Misho Myronov Wooden amp, First Watt SIT-3 (x 2 - one as backup), Job 250 Monos, Valvet E2se, NuForce STA200, AkitikA GT-102 amp, ASL Wave monos, Dennis Had 45 monos. Absolute Audio Labs PCF 25 amp (improved First Watt F7 super clone)

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