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  • joeinid's Avatar
    Today, 07:07 PM
    Welcome to the forum!
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    Today, 05:36 PM
    I need to beef up my audio network. I came across this recently (I'm a little late to the game). Looks interesting and the reviews are really good. I definitely need some upgrades but unsure where to start. SOtM sNH-10G Network Switch Review...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 03:01 PM
    Hmmm Tom... let me think. I got my Hattor about a year ago. I got the Active Tube Stage last fall. A very nice improvement. The Hattor is very open sounding, very detailed, incredible sound stage. The tube stage added a lot of dynamics and and...
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  • j3brow's Avatar
    Today, 02:06 PM
    Try email .... RCornelius@mcintoshlabs.com CHinton@mcintoshlabs.com Both Ron and Chuck are quick to respond and very helpful. They will point you in the right direction which will likely begin with your authorized dealer and/or distributor...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 01:01 PM
    I think many of us go through the same Tom. Since I jumped back into this amazing hobby I have discovered so many pieces that I never knew existed. I would say half of the companies that are now main stays in my system I had never heard of before!
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 12:09 PM
    The Hattor has several options on the resistors being used. The AMRG Trans brings the price up to what is also being charged for the tube stage. But it is a huge upgrade from the standard model (I started with the standard and went up to the AMRG...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 11:15 AM
    If his legs are as damaged as reports claim, he might be finished with competitive golf. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 10:55 AM
    The man tries a lot of ways to get himself in some weird predicaments . He might as well wait till the Champions Tour in 5 years
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 10:52 AM
    CPP replied to a thread Daft Punk in Music Forum
    Never heard of them ! :huh:
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 10:51 AM
    The numbers speak for themselves: As of the third quarter of 2020, Spotify had 144 million premium subscribers, if they offer a nice Hifi option at a decent price, well it could be curtains for Tidal and Qobuz as much as I enjoy Qobuz if the quality...
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    Today, 10:13 AM
    Tom, There’s so much superb gear out there waiting to be discovered. Misho Wooden series, Job gear (unfortunately no longer available), Hattor, Don Sachs, Supratek, the list goes on..... I love finding these gems.
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    Today, 09:49 AM
    Matching the right amp/preamp to the right speakers is heavenly.
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Today, 09:18 AM
    These pieces do look amazing, unfortunately they are the exact opposite speaker match then what I have :)... my Maggie's are not only 4 ohm but also 86 db efficiency. They need a little bit of power :)... but the classic McIntosh that I recently...
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    Today, 09:01 AM
    I do what you are looking to do. I use my main 2 channel system as the Fronts to my HT. Items in your price range would be what I am using now, Luxman Integrated and Fyne speakers. My HT is an Integra unit, lower budget at the time. I still use...
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    Today, 06:24 AM
    XV-1 replied to a thread Daft Punk in Music Forum
    Daft Punk - electronica for dummies
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:27 PM
    I know my two Rythmik L12's really improve the sound of my Maggie's.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 PM
    Hope he’s ok! Tiger Woods in surgery after vehicle rolls over in crash Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:40 PM
    I really enjoy my SimAudio NEO 310LP. It comes in at about $2k, has both SE and Balanced outputs (one of the reason I went with this one was the Balanced outs). Has a slew of settings for both MM and MC cartridges including gain up to 66db. When...
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  • Gene's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54 AM
    Not sure why anyone in their right mind would drive a speaker to destruction, especially a Magico! Were you intoxicated or high at the time? :bonkers:
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    Pass XP17. We had it in the store and loved it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:10 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Daft Punk in Music Forum
    Daft Punk Announces Breakup After 28 Years - The New York Times
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:30 AM
    Welcome to the forum. So sorry about the problem with your new Integrated.
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:41 AM
    NorthStar replied to a thread Daft Punk in Music Forum
    Magico Daft Punk, great match. :cool:
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  • Jack's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:31 AM
    With Qobuz on a yearly subscription I only pay $12.50 a month so certainly not double.
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 10:56 PM
    they won't lose subscribers, they will go bankrupt. Spotify is used by all young people so adding Spotify hifi will be easy in a family. then no need for the oldies to keep Tidal or Qobuz.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 07:32 PM
    This is a global problem which extends far beyond audio to appliances, cars and much more. It’s quite frankly, a global supply chain issue. For audio related, we could sell 20 times more if we could just get inventory. Companies like Lumin...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 06:51 PM
    GIK is not the only company that is experiencing more orders than they than quickly fulfill. I did an interview with Roy Gandy of Rega for my review in TAS the week before last, and he says that even with 140 employees, they cannot manufacture...
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 06:31 PM
    I'd recommend on the amp, as well.
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  • Jack's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 05:44 PM
    Funny you think the ones that are iffy are the ones that are lossless.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 04:43 PM
    Spotify HiFi is a lossless streaming tier coming later this year - The Verge Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Audiophilehi's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 04:28 PM
    I’m very happy to hear that Mike. I’ve only had to contact Aurender once and their response back was around 12 hours.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 04:19 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender drop out problem in Aurender
    Aurender’s support remains the gold standard in my books. TROND - PM me your info and I’ll see if I can help. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    52 replies | 3996 view(s)
  • Audiophilehi's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 02:41 PM
    It appears that Aurender customer service is suffering. I can remember not to long ago that they would respond to inquires within 24 hours. Very sad. I own the N100H but would have to reconsider purchasing another Aurender product if customer...
    52 replies | 3996 view(s)
  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 10:24 AM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne Audio F1-10 in Fyne Audio
    It sounds like similar characteristics are observed no matter what model of Fyne. Crystal sharp vocals and percussion, the amount of Bass response and the Walnut Finnish. Also the live sound, I was used to the band being up there on the stage but...
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  • johnthomas's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 06:54 AM
    johnthomas replied to a thread Fyne Audio F1-10 in Fyne Audio
    Well, I got a few straight hours in yesterday to listen to the speakers. For a speaker with only one a 10 inch driver, I’m amazed at the amount and the depth of bass authority this speaker lets out. Female and male voices are laser sharp coming from...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 21, 2021, 06:10 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Marten speakers in Speakers
    I heard them many times, lots in the Zesto room. Can’t say they wowed me really. Sometimes they sounded nice, other times, meh. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    February 21, 2021, 03:51 PM
    joeinid replied to a thread Marten speakers in Speakers
    Welcome to the forum, always loved Marten speakers but never owned a pair.
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    February 21, 2021, 01:04 PM
    joeinid replied to a thread U1 Mini not playing MQA in Lumin
    Welcome to the forum. You should probably be getting the first unfold of MQA but won’t or didn’t get full MQA unfolding.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 21, 2021, 11:31 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    I didn’t. You find that one better? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 21, 2021, 11:04 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Gold, Redbook, QoBuz. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    February 21, 2021, 10:36 AM
    The Boulder 866 Integrated Amplifier – What’s New (TONE) | TONEAudio MAGAZINE
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  • apdoc2004's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 09:53 PM
    Mike, Maybe you are the one that will properly showcase the Kharma brand and get it the long overdue recognition that it richly deserves in the US! Anshul
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 08:06 PM
    XV-1 replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    If you luv the Karma sound, plenty of more expensive Karmas's to choose from :D
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 07:32 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Every single person that came into the store this week listened to the Kharma’s. Both pairs were universally loved as in “I want these”. Not one person wasn’t completely enamored and “drawn in”. There was no “not my cup of tea” or “too much...
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  • apdoc2004's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 03:55 PM
    Apart from being exceptionally good sounding, they also truly live up to their name (Elegance series) in the looks department. A perfect fit for a room or home with a contemporary/modern decor. Anshul
    66 replies | 2091 view(s)
  • joeinid's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 01:54 PM
    The Kinks' All Day And All Of The Night: the story behind the song | Louder
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 01:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    I love mine too! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 01:40 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Actually, they are $37,500. Bring a tissue, these Kharma’s will rip your heart out, give you goosebumps and make you tear up. Super emotional sounding speakers. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    66 replies | 2091 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    February 20, 2021, 10:32 AM
    Mike replied to a thread MSB new pricing model in MSB
    The Discrete is not changing in price. And I would sure have loved to have seen that price of $7k because that’s a big no no. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    88 replies | 4480 view(s)
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Wharfedale Linton w/ stands, Avantgarde Duo XD, Klipsch RB-75, Klipsch RP-160M.

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Conrad Johnson GAT2, Misho Myronov Wooden preamp.

Misho Myronov Wooden amp, First Watt SIT-3 (x 2 - one as backup), Job 250 Monos, 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)

RME Audio ADI-2 DAC FS, ModWright Ultimate Sony XA-5400ES.

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