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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:59 PM
    I still havenít unwrapped mine. One day. Not sure why everyone is going crazy over the price. Is it because itís so small? You have to hear it. Itís a work of art visually and sonically. I plan on buying one for home too. Sent from my...
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    Yesterday, 02:39 PM
    Onyx Stone. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:38 PM
    We havenít, but the 110LP and 310LP are excellent. We buy the 110LPís buy the case load! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:22 PM
    I like the Pass XP27 for solid state. It all depends on budget. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:52 AM
    Koetsu Onyx Platinum There are quiet trackers and then there is this cartridge. Amazingly quiet. The sound? Itís so musical and engaging. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:24 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Rega P10 in Turntables
    We have the P6 and P8. I think we need a P10. Great turntables. So alive and dynamic. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • maxdog923's Avatar
    April 21, 2021, 08:44 PM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    Thanks....will get some ordered...old school am I !..))
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    April 21, 2021, 08:24 PM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    essrand. Have had the Boulder plugged in for almost a week now, using it mainly for streaming and TV so far. Just a couple of CD's . My main impression is it has a bit more clarity compared to the E650. This can be a double edged sword in my...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 20, 2021, 09:50 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    Apparently the CH video floating around is a fake video!! Canít wait to hear these in person. The specs, the design is just mind blowing and total state of the art. 1000 pounds of sheer amazement! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 20, 2021, 05:51 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Rega P10 in Turntables
    We have the P6 and P8 in the store and love them. The P8 had me sit back and say ďwow!Ē So dynamic and musical for such a modest price point. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 20, 2021, 02:03 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Yes sir. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 18, 2021, 09:46 PM
    Thank you. I consider the D-08u very very ďvinyl likeĒ/analog, even more so than the new D-10x, which is excellent in its own right and offers some advantages over the D-08u. However, the D-08u via USB didnít shine as much as the D-08u with...
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    April 18, 2021, 06:25 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 18, 2021, 05:05 PM
    Using Miyajima Zero Mono Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 18, 2021, 01:13 PM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Accuphase E-800 in Accuphase
    True, but in Canada, I was quoted $17000 Canadian, taxes and shipping included.....still a bargain compared what the US is charging , given the currency exchange.
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    April 18, 2021, 01:11 PM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Accuphase E-800 in Accuphase
    No I don't . Then again, Bought mine in Canada, where the list price is actually less than the US list. Given the difference in currencies, it would appear that the US market will accept the pricing, but to me it is not sensible.They are an...
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    April 18, 2021, 11:53 AM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Accuphase E-800 in Accuphase
    Did the price of the E-800 increase to $25K US, as indicated on another site? Given it is offered in Canada at $20K Canadian, MSRP, the pricing simply makes no sense.Too bad, but then many industries have those who overprice product with the hope...
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    April 17, 2021, 09:07 PM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    Thanks....as to the reason for the shift, I believe the proper audiophile term is " Whim"..)) After all the great comments, it seemed like a good move, and as I can probably dispose of the Accuphase and my DSD DAC, it should be almost a tossup...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 08:22 PM
    Original pressing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2021, 08:20 PM
    Well, based on how they pair with the Franco Serblinís, I assume, very well. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 07:51 PM
    First pressing Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2021, 07:48 PM
    Mike replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    This! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 07:12 PM
    Original first pressing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2021, 02:22 PM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    When I logged into Roon, a song immediately started , and the volume was maxed out. Rather startling to say the least. All is OK tho... Have had it running since yesterday , and am pleased with what I'm hearing....Treble is a bit more refined and...
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    April 17, 2021, 03:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    The world's BEST integrated amplifier. The Boulder 866. I'll never be the same. - YouTube
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    April 16, 2021, 11:07 PM
    maxdog923 replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    Got my new 866 this morning, and replaced the Accuphase E650....so far,I'm pleased...aside from almost blowing the speakers when it first fired up...))..Crap that was loud!!..now to see if it's the scotch or the new amp which makes things sound...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 16, 2021, 10:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin X1 'V2' in Lumin
    I donít think so any time soon. Would love to see them branch beyond Sabre for a Statement piece. Maybe ladder DAC? Something new? AKM might not happen anytime soon since the factory burned down. How about a power supply in the same chassis...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 16, 2021, 04:34 PM
    Looks awesome in black. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2021, 08:50 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Second Homes in General Off Topic Forums
    Hey! Wait, what? How close to me? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 08:23 PM
    Ballpark is $10k, but ďTBDĒ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 10:22 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    Thereís some fabulous tier 1 & 2 brands like Soulution, AudioNet, Goldmund, etc. Iím going to just see what happens. Although a 725/711 combo remains dancing in my head. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 09:52 AM
    Iíve had some customers use uship.com with good success. I havenít personally used it as we have several corporate accounts with SAIA, Pilot and others. We buy pallets (oh, by the way, if you buy 10 plastic pallets, they come....wait for...
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    April 15, 2021, 09:21 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    Our business model of finding the best in all categories wonít work. They will probably have a small group of ďall-inĒ dedicated dealers and I wish them luck. Iím sure Gryphon speakers, cables and racks are good, but nobody, and I mean...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 07:25 AM
    N-05XD | OVERVIEW | ESOTERIC:Japan high-end audio manufacturer | エソテリック Iím already thinking of amp combinations. Boulder 1161 Pass X250.8 Pass XA30.8 Sim 860V2 Luxman M900u Soulution 3 series
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 07:10 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko Extreme in Taiko Audio
    Since itís in the AudioQuest room, we use an AQ Dragon Source. We use the V14 Digital on the Aurender in the front room (the Shunyata room). Oh, and I ordered my Aurender N30 yesterday for that room. Silver.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 08:08 PM
    Good! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 08:08 PM
    I love it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 07:52 PM
    Tapatalk works great. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 07:39 PM
    Itís on your end. No changes here. Use Tapatalk on phone or tablet when you can. If things go wonky, youíll have dozens posting about it. If not, then itís you. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 07:33 PM
    Freight. UPS and Fedex have weight limits of 150 pounds, but hereís the issue: Drivers are hired to lift up to 75 pounds. Anything over this and you risk them kicking it off the back of the truck. Strap to pallet. Use freight. Sent...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 11:26 AM
    No issues here. Theyíve been great. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 07:19 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    I understand some went up a little and some went down a little. Perhaps someone can confirm the price of the Diablo 300 for example. It was $16K. George - I agree. It will be interesting to see if dealers who were ďall in, lock, stock and...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 10:50 PM
    No apology necessary. Iím just scratching my head. These are very easy challenges he has. Maybe he needs a good dealer.
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    April 13, 2021, 09:58 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne 704ís in Fyne Audio
    Very. Been playing non stop. Smoooooooooooooothing out now. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 02:15 PM
    Speed controller is the REGA Neo. Reality is he should upgrade to the P6 to get all the goodies! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 11:45 AM
    Amazing intrgrated. A beast! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 11:14 AM
    So much here. He can upgrade from a P2 to a P3 and that solves the ease of speed change issue with a speed controller. Easy and gets a better sounding table to boot. He can add a VPI ADS to his P2 and then itís perfect speed and changing with...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 12, 2021, 08:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko Extreme in Taiko Audio
    Just listen to instrument decay. It goes on forever. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 01:15 PM
    Perhaps. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 12, 2021, 01:12 PM
    Is the wood on top? The 595 is wood all around, not just sides. I asked Luxman and this is what they told me. Maybe thatís why Accuphase costs more here! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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