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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Today, 02:15 PM
    I see people posted on forums that "audio memory" is short, only seconds and not reliable, etc. Most of this is from "all things sound the same" people or those selling DBT. But! let's not go there. I would like to know what you think of your...
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Today, 01:48 PM
    Johnny Winter; Second Winter Seasons After; Through Tomorrow
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    Today, 01:35 PM
    Hi Rachik and welcome.
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Today, 01:29 PM
    Physical vs. streaming, this is rare so far but check this out. As I was doing some listening after installing my new amp. I was playing this song from America off the Greatest Hits album, I noticed the vocals were all bunched in the middle and...
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Today, 01:14 PM
    Joe, not making fun but you wanting to hear the music the way you remember it reminds me of a good friend of mine. I understand what you are saying, my friend is a bit to the extreme. My friend had a LP collection of 1,000's, he used to make...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 11:55 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    No change. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 11:39 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    No updates found. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 11:24 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Iím not seeing this Peter, only the one from June 10. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:13 PM
    Welcome! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:19 PM
    I could. The sound quality is good enough and selection vast enough. Only issue is on those rare occasions you might have internet disruption.
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:03 PM
    I would highly recommend a look/listen to the JBL HDI series. I heard the 380's and the HDI can handle any type of music. In fact, they sounded more like the live symphony than a more audiophile speaker we were comparing them to, the other speaker...
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:39 AM
    Hello & welcome
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:24 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Well, I pay to play hockey, so not that one! Iíll be honest, I try to let all you guys chat more about stuff than always me! Itís far more interesting to see what you guys are discovering. So, Iím sorry I havenít posted more. Sent...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Ansuz Record Weight in Vinyl Accessories
    I can assure you of this: while running the show, plus four of my own rooms, doing press meet and greets and interviews, the last thing I will be doing is spending time listening to a $7000 record clamp. I can barely get a chance to pee! As for...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:57 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Mike is working, doing installs, several demos daily, working on the new (will be amazing!) Suncoast Audio website, putting two kids through school, running the Daddy taxi service, dealing with a broken AC unit at my house, dealing with car issues,...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:59 AM
    Audio Research Reference 6SE line preamplifier | Stereophile.com This preamp in my opinion gets you really close to the REF10 in terms of performance. This isnít a small upgrade in terms of Sonic gains. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 27, 2020, 11:44 PM
    Mike replied to a thread step up from N100H? in Aurender
    Awesome support from an awesome company. Roon would have you still looking inside to see if you see white, red or green lights.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 27, 2020, 06:38 PM
    Iíve heard both - Xtremes extensively obviously! I was expecting more from the LV to be honest. I may take Trio XDís with a full bass horn stack to be honest. When we can travel again safely, you should join us on the trip to Munich. Itís...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 27, 2020, 06:09 PM
    Have you had a chance to hear either? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 27, 2020, 02:51 PM
    Heard them. Very nice. Would still pick MBL myself Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 27, 2020, 12:31 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Zellaton in Speakers
    He blatantly advertises? Their speakers are $$$$$$$ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 27, 2020, 11:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Zellaton in Speakers
    If you have to ask... Only one dealer. The distributor is the only dealer. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 26, 2020, 02:38 PM
    Mike started a thread Becoming Mozart in Music Forum
    Now Hear This “Becoming Mozart” | Great Performances | PBS Check out the 36-39 minute mark. Nice system! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 26, 2020, 12:16 PM
    Welcome. The range you show fully covers the midrange and beyond, I'd wonder how anyone could not hear it. My question would be how loud are they in decibels. I mean if you can hear them inside your house with windows closed they must be...
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 26, 2020, 12:04 PM
    Point man for calling out all those red neck mothers. "M" is for mud flap
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 26, 2020, 11:55 AM
    I have not heard the ECI. I personally find Primare to sound a bit edgy for lack of a better word, however, it should drive them well. By reputation my guess is the ECI would be worth the difference. The Primare would be neutral and have good...
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 25, 2020, 11:45 AM
    I listen to a vary wide variety of music and listen more than watch TV. TV is mostly news and late night shows like Cobert. I listen whenever I have the time. I like some Dead Can Dance, Dillerium, Crystal Method, B-Tribe.When I listen to...
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 25, 2020, 11:33 AM
    I like her voice but not a big Evanesence fan. But I was into bands like Nightwish, Epica, Within Temptation, etc. before Evanesence hit the sceen. If Amy's voice is too operatic then the bands I mentioned may not appeal to you.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 24, 2020, 04:36 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Ripping Vinyl in Computer/Digital Audio
    Cool. Iíve wanted to try the Sweet Vinyl products. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 23, 2020, 03:19 PM
    She really does but seems to struggle how to apply it. Evanesence broke big with Bring Me To Life but didn't have much luck following up. She has some solo work that is more Electronica, I like some of the genre but haven't explored her material...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 23, 2020, 06:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread F704 Unboxing in Fyne Audio
    The big 7ís! Nice. Give them lots of hours to break in. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 06:24 PM
    Not that Iím aware of. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 01:20 PM
    Mr Peabody replied to a thread How do I find Unity Gain? in Lumin
    If unity gain is -0- on your volume when bypass is on, then if you set the volume to -0- on any input the result is the same.
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 12:15 PM
    The AR was a good table. The poor man's LP12.
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  • Mechnutt's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 11:54 AM
    When you are broke, destitute and divorced from spending all your money on audio gear. Or When you can finally sit and listen to music for hours at a time without looking for flaws in your system.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 10:58 AM
    Youíre retired! You have time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 09:51 AM
    click GO ADVANCED, click the PAPERCLIP, upload the file (choose file), click upload, close window, click paper clip icon, thereís your picture! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 09:40 AM
    Testing without photo hosting. Mike, click GO ADVANCED, click the PAPERCLIP, upload the file (choose file), click upload, close window, click paper clip icon, thereís your picture!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 09:29 AM
    Iíll check today, but you should still have no issue uploading photos Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 09:01 AM
    You can upload a photo without a hosting site. Who said that? Just use TapaTalk. We removed the add on link for photos because it was creating duplicate posts. But we donít require a hosting site for photos. I pay $$ to host all our data...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 08:37 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Shout out to Magico in Magico
    Donít touch those M3ís, unless youíre going M6! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 08:06 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Shout out to Magico in Magico
    Bud, no surprise here. You picked a real winner with the S5 Mk2. They do it all. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 08:34 PM
    Mr Peabody replied to a thread How do I find Unity Gain? in Lumin
    It would be the same.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 04:26 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Up to DSD512. Makes no difference of the source. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 04:17 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    No. You have to buy it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 03:40 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Not sure what you mean by ďdirectĒ. We purchased the download. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 03:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Itís on our NAS in the store. Getting DSD512 resolution. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 02:42 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender ACS10 with Nimbie in Aurender
    Yes, set it and forget it. We did that with all our CDís in the store. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 01:22 PM
    The Garrard Engineering and Manufacturing Company of Swindon, Wiltshire, was a British company that was famous for producing high-quality gramophone turntables. It was formed by the jewellers Garrard & Co in 1915. The company was sold to Plessey, an...
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    October 21, 2020, 12:21 PM
    Mr Peabody replied to a thread How do I find Unity Gain? in Lumin
    what is leedh? Unity Gain is when the input and output voltage is the same between two devices. Used a lot for home theater bypass. Although to allow a signal to pass you wouldn't necessarily need absolute unity gain. Unless maybe for some...
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