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    Today, 01:29 PM
    One of our Clarisys dealers installing the active crossover and 6 amps for a customer in Washington State Clarisys Auditoriums.
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    Today, 10:33 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    AXPONA 2024 Report Part 1 | Hifi Pig Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 08:53 AM
    The Green Police will need therapy after looking at that photo.
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    Today, 07:29 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    CAT and Clarisys | AXPONA 2024 - Part-Time Audiophile Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 12:34 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender and Roon in Aurender
    Suggestion: run Roon core on a computer in your house. Laptop is fine. Try roon on the aurender (free demo) and compare. If you prefer roon (it’s the best UI, but sonically inferior IMO), then buy a roon core (roon makes nice ones) and consider...
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    Yesterday, 10:00 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender and Roon in Aurender
    We shall see. Roon is super noisy. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:32 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender and Roon in Aurender
    We were all joking about this. Now people can hear how much better conductor sounds. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 06:23 PM
    The new Clarisys Piccolo’s stole the thunder from the Minuets…and everything else. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 04:12 PM
    Takes time to get show reports. Minuets were with VAC. We are still getting Florida show reports! The TAS report on the Florida show only came out today. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 02:49 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Yes, and it does. Room costs (we had 3 rooms, including a large ballroom), materials, marketing, brochures, banners, all the staff, shipping, meals, hotel rooms, flights, etc. Figure on $40k. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 17, 2024, 09:38 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    I left Monday. Had to walk on the interstate to O’Hare with other pilots, Mothers carrying crying babies and more for over 45 minutes. It was like an apocalypse. Protests in Chicago today: 54 arrested after protesters block I-190 near O'''Hare...
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    April 16, 2024, 03:09 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 15, 2024, 11:01 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    correct. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • mep's Avatar
    April 15, 2024, 09:34 AM
    Good luck with your move Bones.
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    April 15, 2024, 09:32 AM
    Chris-You had lots of reasons why moving/downsizing was the right thing for you to do and I completely understand the decisions you made. What I was addressing was the automatic script that when you retire you should automatically sell your house...
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    April 15, 2024, 07:47 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Having seen this beauty in person this weekend, I can honestly say, this should have been called the S6. The dual 10’s (vs dual 9’s) look so much bigger. The cabinet looks soooooo much bigger. S6 for me all day. Oh and the fit and finish is...
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    April 13, 2024, 09:24 AM
    Sounds like your dermatologist is in love with Botox! You can't win the war against wrinkles because time and gravity are a bitch. And people who love them some facelifts only get a couple shots at it before they get the joker face with a...
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    April 13, 2024, 09:19 AM
    That may or may not be true, but there certainly seems to be an expectation from the masses that with retirement comes downsizing your home and lifestyle. I know that from the barrage of questions asking me just that when I announced my retirement...
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    April 13, 2024, 09:07 AM
    Joe, I'm happy to hear that you are in your late 70s and still enjoy listening to music and are still upgrading your system! I find that refreshing.
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    April 12, 2024, 09:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Our room was busy all day. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 08:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    The CAT JC7’s and an Aurender A15. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 08:02 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Piccolo Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 06:12 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    The people who heard them first, had their jaws on the floor. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 12:29 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 12, 2024, 05:46 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Some close ups of the new Clarisys Piccolo. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 05:45 AM
    Very sad to hear. RIP. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 11, 2024, 10:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 11, 2024, 06:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 11, 2024, 04:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    I’m going bald! LOL Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 11, 2024, 04:40 PM
    Nicoff, it isn't just downsizing your audio gear footprint. I'm quoting you here from your original post on this thread: "The music zone is now in our living area. As for the cinema... well, it's not really a 'cinema room' anymore." Your...
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    April 11, 2024, 04:27 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    See you soon Buddy! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 11, 2024, 08:56 AM
    Where do other people get off telling you that you must downsize? That's nuts and none of their business. Now there is a commercial on TV that tells "empty nesters" that they need to sell their home and downsize. Another thing that makes me shake...
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    April 10, 2024, 10:47 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Yes and yours will have it. No upcharge. Same price. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 08:26 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Debuting the new entry level Clarisys speaker, the Clarisys Piccolo. Price TBD. Will be under $20k though. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 08:23 PM
    Mike started a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    We have 3 rooms, maybe 4. Debuting the new Auditorium Plus (double sided midrange and double sided tweeter ribbons to match the double sided bass). All new internal tuning mechanism. No tools required. Sent from my iPhone using...
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    April 8, 2024, 08:08 AM
    Just saying….that’s why you got that message. You’re logged in now or you couldn’t post. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2024, 07:38 AM
    That’s nothing to do with the forum. That message was because you were not logged in. You’re clearly logged in now if you can make posts. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 09:24 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Back in the day, there was no A series. Only Q and S. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 05:25 PM
    Ok thanks. I will pass this along to the developer. I think this might be the max. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 05:03 PM
    Well, a few others above haven’t had an issue. I’ll run some additional tests and see if we can make some size adjustments. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 04:59 PM
    No issue here. By the way, this album on Tidal on the version “max” is unreal. Sounds better than…gasp…the vinyl. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 04:58 PM
    Not that I’m aware of and others above are not having issues. It COULD be the file is too large….but I’m unaware of any specific limits. Maybe try resizing the picture (as a test if you don’t mind) and try again. Sent from my iPhone using...
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    April 6, 2024, 11:12 AM
    Working? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 09:06 AM
    Pro audio gear has size standards called the Rack Unit (RU). Home audio gear can be whatever size a company wants to make it. As for pulling the top off of an amplifier and not seeing much inside of a large chassis (air amps), that's a different...
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    April 6, 2024, 08:51 AM
    Still working on it…. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 5, 2024, 05:33 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Not sure anyone has heard the new S5 yet, except for folks at the factory. Peter told me it’s awesome and has really grown in size. Maybe it’s a replacement for the S5 and S7 in doing so? Who knows? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 5, 2024, 09:15 AM
    How would you possibly know that? The answer is you don't.
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    April 4, 2024, 10:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    So was inflation at the time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 4, 2024, 10:54 AM
    Working on it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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