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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 08:05 AM
    I watched it. Was good and sad all at the same time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:36 PM
    Prince - The Truth - RSD 2021 release. just picked it up from record store day.
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Rega Planar 10 TAS Review in Rega
    Mine.
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:48 PM
    Not in the times we live in ... Amazon, Tesla, Apple, Housing Market, High-end Audio, LP albums, music cables, 4K Blu-rays, speakers, amplifiers, DACs, oil, climate change, timber, yachts, mansions, luxury cars and watches, Netflix, whiskey, ......
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:43 PM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Rega Planar 10 TAS Review in Rega
    Hi Mike! :D Just my perspective having lived with the P10 for some months...it's not very good-sounding, it's exceptionally good-sounding. The engineering and materials science in that platter, tonearm, and main bearing, for example, is INSANE....
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:59 AM
    5 out of 23, oh well. I guess ya like ,what ya like.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:48 AM
    Great little system, but at the volumes I listen, I would blow the 30.2’s to smithereens in my room. 40.3’s…for sure would work. 260.8’s then. I have some Franco Serblin Accordo Essence coming next week to go with the little Accordo’s in the...
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  • MDP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:34 AM
    MDP replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    The backs of the speakers are 21 inches from the wall. Ideally they would be further into the room, but part of the compromise with my darling wife so that we could have the system in the main living area was to keep things aesthetically pleasing. ...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:15 AM
    Puma Cat replied to a thread Rega Planar 10 TAS Review in Rega
    Hi Mike, Many thanks. Yes, I did like it a lot. If I were in the market for a TT, I'd simply get the P10 and call it a day. Job done.
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:10 AM
    How about a sweet, simple, "to the pont" system: Harbeth 30.2s Pass Labs 60.8 amp Pass XP12 pre Hegel DAC Shunyata Denali V2 PD Shunyata Alpha v2 ICs, SPs and PCs, Sigma USB You can use one of the two TTs you already have.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 08:41 PM
    The trio’s won’t fit. I would love the 4D’s, but that might be a goal for next year. Thinking an Artesania 2+2+2 and a 3 shelf on the end. But that’s as far as I’ve gotten. LOL. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 07:33 PM
    From the photo I think they could have made it fit, or I wouldn't have mentioned it in the first place.
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 07:18 PM
    Out of the 23 vinyl record albums I have 8 from that list ... 33.333٪ Out of the 150 ... another time on another day ... * What would be swell is for each shark member to create their own essential Album list. ...Say 50 or 100. One day I'll...
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 06:02 PM
    joeinid replied to a thread just for fun in Amplifiers
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 12:19 PM
    And that would be? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 08:06 AM
    I own 135 of the 150 albums on vinyl.
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 08:00 AM
    I have 13, but two best ofs. please
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 09:24 PM
    I’m my own worst customer. Nothing decided. My system currently comprises two turntables and a reel to reel sitting on the floor. Thinking: Kharma, Harbeth, Pass, Luxman, Sim, Classe, Boulder, NAIM, Block, MSB, Aurender I have Vivid and...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 08:19 PM
    Influential Albums - How many of these 150 influential albums have you heard? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • still-one's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 07:39 PM
    I have two both which I have had for over 30 years. None of the others interest me in vinyl or digital.
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 06:18 PM
    As a follow up, an audio club friend who owns an amazing system. MBL pre-amp, 2x MBL mono blocks, just recently upgraded MBL to higher end version speakers, ARC Ref 10 phono stage, etc.... just as a reference. He does not up sample and honestly...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 05:19 PM
    I have only a few of those :).... Joe, you pick out a turntable yet? I have not had a chance to read it yet, but I think there is a article about TT's in TBS this month :).
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 02:15 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender N30 in Aurender
    Yes. Don’t forget about the new N200. We have one on order too. Reportedly beats the N10 and nips at the heels of the N20. Two user installed storage (ie 2 x 8TB SSD’s) The N30 comes with one 8TB SSD and one bay available for a second one. ...
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 04:38 PM
    The 23 Vinyl Record Albums Every Man Should Own | The Manual
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  • Jack's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 04:02 PM
    Jack replied to a thread Lumin App and Apple Music in Lumin
    Until Apple decides to release their API to the Streamer makers it won't matter what format their transmitting in as Airplay will be the only choice if you don't want to use a laptop or desktop and a hard wired connection. So for now whatever that...
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  • still-one's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 02:38 PM
    Baseball has become my cure for insomnia.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 10:44 AM
    That was it! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • rrwmd's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 09:21 AM
    rrwmd replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Heck Yeah! Just gotta figure out the logistics of getting them down to my listening room and uncrated. I need that contraption Mike showed us on that other thread!
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  • MDP's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 07:16 AM
    MDP replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Rance!!! Are you getting excited yet ??
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  • MDP's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 06:59 AM
    MDP replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Thanks for all the kind words! It was an all vinyl evening last night........very fun! After a year of not listening to much music I'm finding out that something was missing from my life........thankfully it's back.
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  • rrwmd's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 06:52 AM
    rrwmd replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Woohoo! Thanks for the update Mike.
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 03:14 AM
    I respect that. My wife and I entertain somewhat frequently, she’s an executive with a major bank, and we do some catered charity events here, so having folks in the house isn’t terrible strange to us. My caution antennae are usually on high, but no...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 09:27 PM
    Mike replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Rance, your speakers are going through final testing this week and then Polish and prep for shipping. This is your actual speaker going through testing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • rrwmd's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 09:14 PM
    rrwmd replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Wow, those look so good in that room Mark! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:47 PM
    Yes! They may get lost in that wine cellar. Regardless, it will be good experience for you. No doubt you’ll learn a few things. When I retire, I’m going to write a book! I have so many hilarious stories. Here’s a quick one: I get a...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:37 PM
    Thank you Mike. I appreciate the good will and notes of caution. Maybe the wine cellar will act as a lure? (That can be good and bad.) And for sure, if I’m not re-evaluating it in a year, the Minister of Finance (wife) will be. Re: Magico…...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:30 PM
    Very good Bob. No Magico’s? Mostly distributor models you’re getting? I guess that makes sense from a dollars and cents perspective. Hope you enjoy your new speakers. Where you going to put them all?? It will be interesting to get your...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:28 PM
    Bobvin replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Awesome looking room and the speakers blend in so well. Congratulations!
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:26 PM
    A sort of “press release” of the business model was posted on Mono & Stereo… Rhapsody.Audio- Listening Rooms (RLRs) Rhapsody.Audio would like to announce that within the next 2-3months there will be multiple new locations where several of the...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:13 PM
    Hi Mike, I am buying the standard “Roma” model, not the bespoke “Roma Triode.” I am also buying the Pilium pre and power amp, as well as a pair of Alsyvox “Boticcelli X”, and Bayz “Courante 2.0.” The model is anyone who comes to listen to any of...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 07:47 PM
    I’m confused. Are you buying these $180,000 speakers for yourself? Are you running a store and buying inventory? Just trying to understand what you’re saying here. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 06:55 PM
    Diesis offers speakers starting at $29,000. Yes, Roma Triode in USA is $179,900. Roma is $99,900 Caput Mundi $59,900 Aura $39,900 Ludos $29,900 Bonham tribute dipole sub-woofer (21") with electronic crossover, $14,900 Evento Integrated amp,...
    49 replies | 2101 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 05:31 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • still-one's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 05:26 PM
    Did anyone else watch last nights US Men’s National Team play Mexico in what was as exciting a soccer match as one could hope for. It had everything. It had: A 2’ goal 3 scuffles 2 equalizers Anti-discrimination protocol Goalkeeper injury...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 05:01 PM
    Yes Mike, that is the “Roma Triode” model, €150k. It is the bespoke upgrade of the standard “Roma” model (€80k). The “Roma Triode” was developed specifically around AudioNote (Japan) Kondo Ongaku amps and G70 pre-amp, with Kondo silver wire...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 04:44 PM
    Oh, I totally get that. But everyone I’ve showed the pictures too have said they’re beautiful. Now the sound may or may not appeal, and the looks might be odd for some, but the wood, the craftsmanship, IMHO hard not to appreciate in a world of box...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 03:43 PM
    Bob, is this the speaker? How much are they? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 01:26 PM
    Randy Myers replied to a thread Attenuators in Amplifiers
    I have both SE and XLR Rothwell's. Currently not being used but you never know when they might be needed. I keep them in my parts, cables and accessories basket.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 12:12 PM
    Mike replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Mark asked me to post. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • MDP's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 12:11 PM
    MDP replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    After the improvements you made to my system when you voiced it........I'm all ears :popcorn:
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