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    Yesterday, 07:04 PM
    Mechnutt replied to a thread New Amp on the Way in Amplifiers
    Congrats Bryan, If I ever get to fly out to listen to the MA's maybe I can stop by for a listen.
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    Yesterday, 04:56 PM
    Mr Peabody replied to a thread New Amp on the Way in Amplifiers
    Thanks for the support. I still have one of Coda's CSX amps and had a Threshold 300i Stasis. The Threshold was a really nice amp, I think I put it on my components I loved list, however, the Coda amps, even the CSX far exceed the performance of...
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    Yesterday, 03:57 PM
    You can use a usb repeater at 5 meter increments. In your situation you would need only one. USB Cable Length Limitations And How To Break Them
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    September 28, 2020, 10:02 PM
    Mechnutt replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    Keep in mind when listening to Fyne speakers that they need 500 hours of break in according to the engineers I met at RMAF. The 502sp's are different than the 502's. The sp's are more similar in sound and design to the 702's, using similar...
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    September 28, 2020, 03:32 PM
    At least here in MN, Bel Canto is used quite a bit with Magnepans as the high end dealer here, Audio Perfection sells Maggies and Bel Canto. I have prefer the sound of Pass with Maggies but I have not heard the latest and greatest from Bel Canto...
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    September 28, 2020, 02:39 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread New Amp on the Way in Amplifiers
    Congrats! Looks real nice.
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  • Mr Peabody's Avatar
    September 28, 2020, 01:46 PM
    I should wait to post but I'm anxiously waiting. I placed the order for a Coda Technologies 8 power amplifier. If this amp comes close to the description it should be outstanding. Coda's website is under construction and has been for a while. ...
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    September 28, 2020, 07:43 AM
    Anyone seen or driven one of these bad boys? I was driving behind one for a while yesterday and had no idea what it was. Pretty impressive vehicle starting at only $155K. Even has Thermal Night Vision. Rezvani
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    September 27, 2020, 10:48 AM
    Thanks everyone. Problem solved. Mike says he is good and Auri says no issues with IOS14 and Aurender they are aware of. So Auri was convinced it was a network issue, I was not as both ACS10 and iPad had a 1 in the proper spot of the IP address...
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    September 25, 2020, 03:51 PM
    Aurender says no issues with IOS14, they think it's a network issue but I've tried pretty much everything I know. My ACS10 is on the network, they could see it, just not showing up in my Conductor ap for some reason. Tonight I'll try...
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    September 25, 2020, 02:16 PM
    My main room is open to a center hall that leads to the kitchen one way, and a large opening then doorway into the kitchen the other way. I can listen from anywhere downstairs as well as upstairs as it travels up the steps. A long time ago when I...
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    September 25, 2020, 10:56 AM
    Rockledge, Huntingdon Pike, is just outside of Philly next door to Fox Chase and just down the road from where I am in Southampton Bucks County and continuing straight takes you to New Hope and Lambertville.
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    September 25, 2020, 10:10 AM
    I am unsure Dave. It seemed a little softer than Amoroso but was indeed awesome.
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    September 25, 2020, 08:39 AM
    Welcome aboard, enjoy your stay. Like Calvin, there are several members close to you that will be happy to help you spend some cash at Suncoast :)
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    September 25, 2020, 08:37 AM
    It is called Gaul & Co Malt House The original is in Port Richmond on Gaul Street. One just opened closer to me in Rockledge. Gaul & Co
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    September 24, 2020, 10:18 PM
    I can't get my ACS10 to connect to the Conductor ap. The only thing different is I updated my iPad to IOS14. I did the usual, reboot router/modem, shut down the ACS10. When I open the ap the ACS10 doesn't show, don't come up in search, nor...
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    September 24, 2020, 10:06 PM
    The 590 will be quite different from what you are listening to now. The DAC in the 590 is better than the stand alone HD30 I had. The 590 has good control and plenty of detail it just isn't ggoing to be as warm or lush as you have now. I think...
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    September 24, 2020, 12:25 PM
    Not sure how much you know about the Spotted Lantern Fly, which is another destruction from China that was first introduced into the US in Berks County PA. It has since migrated throughout PA and several other states and is highly destructive with...
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    September 23, 2020, 05:19 PM
    Yes; Yes Album & Fragile Then I began to compare the 44.1k, MQA & Steven Wilson remixes of same songs from those albums. I get only the first unfold of MQA not the complete. MQA which was 96k for me beat the 44.1k version. However, the...
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    September 21, 2020, 06:39 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    I just found out that a colleague recently bought a pair of 501s without a demo. His only real criteria was UK made. He likes them but can't give a great review since he lives in a tiny flat in a small village in England. No ability to listen loud...
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    September 21, 2020, 05:47 PM
    Mr Peabody replied to a thread An excelllent preamp in Pre-Amps
    Joe, the new 8 is supposed to be something special. I found out Coda is coming out with an outboard power supply for the 07x preamp, not sure if that change will effect price. They do have an integrated but I don't know much about it. I have...
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    September 21, 2020, 05:27 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    Thanks for all that. That is exactly the kind of feedback I was looking for. I will definitely try before I buy. What I am replacing is a mix of 2 speakers I love. Dynaudio Audiance 82s, Big Bass and slam mixed with the wonderful Mids and Detail I...
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    September 21, 2020, 12:06 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    Now Listen Here out of Harrisburg PA is hosting a Listening Event in King of Prussia featuring the Fyne 700 series, but I am unavailable. SEP 26 AT 10 AM Ė SEP 27 AT 3 PM Hi-Fi Listening Event with Special Guests Mat Weisfeld & Jeff Joseph...
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    September 21, 2020, 12:00 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    I am curious about the Tweeters on these speakers. I have been used to Silk or Soft Dome Tweeters and in the past have experienced fatigue with some metal tweeters. Can anyone say in general if the Fynes are Bright or too hot on the top? I have...
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    September 21, 2020, 09:23 AM
    We recently got a new place close by me that is becoming famous. Last month they were featured on Diners Driveins and Dives and then again on local news where they had a Pajama Party to collect donated pajamas for children with Cancer at a local...
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    September 21, 2020, 09:08 AM
    Aside from the dac, I don't see how you could go wrong with one of the newer Luxman Integrateds. Even my baby 505 has driven any speaker I tried without issues.
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    September 21, 2020, 06:24 AM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    I am looking at the 502 (not the SP) and just found a place 2 hours from me where I can get a listen. Will schedule something in the next month or 2. They have both the 502 and the SP setup so I will at least hear what I will be missing.
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    September 20, 2020, 11:48 PM
    Mechnutt replied to a thread Fyne 502SPís arrive in Fyne Audio
    The 502sp's use the same drivers as the 702's besides having an upgraded crossover. From Fyne Audio- Improving on the F502, the UK built SP edition uses the premium 200mm (8″) IsoFlareTM driver and 200mm (8″) bass/mid driver from the F702,...
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    September 20, 2020, 04:34 PM
    So the Jackpot did not cash in as expected. Now that Don's son has found us things have gone downhill fast. He seems to have bad influence from his second wife telling him that they have their own family so have no time or need to get to know my...
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    September 20, 2020, 01:23 PM
    A friend has a really good tube preamp, he uses Coda power for the mid/top section of his speakers, Legacy V. This tube pre is good and quite an improvement over his prior unit. He brought in a Coda 07x preamp to try. The preamp is small in...
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    September 17, 2020, 02:00 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread MBL install today in MBL
    Mike, are you the leading dealer for MBL? You have setup several this year. Congrats to both you and the new owner. The white is gorgeous.
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    September 16, 2020, 07:53 PM
    Welcome to AS. I see you are from Philly. I grew up in Fox Chase and now live in Southampton. Where are you in Philly?
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    September 16, 2020, 02:51 PM
    Dream Theater; Metropolis, part 2, Sceens From A Dream
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    September 16, 2020, 11:17 AM
    Also when your wife asks you to turn it up, or just walks over and cranks it, is also a good indication.
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    September 14, 2020, 06:34 PM
    Shadowfax replied to a thread Jeff Kollman in Music Forum
    I knew you would like it Joe. If you have not already, check out some of his other music.
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    September 14, 2020, 03:56 PM
    Shadowfax started a thread Jeff Kollman in Music Forum
    Jeff has been around for a long time and can and has played just about every style of guitar. He is one of the often overlooked players. This track is more on the "Pretty" side to me. Listening in memory of an old neighbor/friend/brother who passed...
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    September 13, 2020, 12:59 PM
    I would have taken that choice as well. I would be paranoid about messing with the circuit board.
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    September 13, 2020, 12:54 PM
    Here's a snip from an email exchange with Alex of Uptone; And BTW, the EtherREGEN sounds terrific with just the stock supply it ships with. Unlike other types of componentsóand due to the lengths we go to with its internal power networksóit...
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    September 11, 2020, 04:20 PM
    What about rubbing alcohol? It cuts grease and evaporates fast. Not a suggestion yet, just asking. I've used it on some things but can't remember if ever a remote.
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    September 9, 2020, 10:26 PM
    Mechnutt replied to a thread New sub inbound in Subwoofers
    Randy, I have the 1.6's and I cross over my subs at around 40-42Hz. I believe the 1.6's go down to 45Hz. If I run the subs higher I seem to get more of a bass hump at around 45-50Hz. YMMV
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    September 9, 2020, 03:03 PM
    I like a well defined bass. Prefer a more bottom up sound. I don't mind hearing metal cymbals clearly but they have to be clean as to not be harsh. Smooth highs without seeming rolled off.
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    September 9, 2020, 02:13 PM
    I guess this is not much different than some of the features I bought My OPPO 93s for. I wanted to watch Youtube movies. Then they change the software, deactivate the app and give you no way to watch Youtube from a player you bought with the app...
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    September 9, 2020, 11:45 AM
    I was always a Bass Head and played Bass for years. I bought my Dynaudios for the bass and silk tweeter. Back then, metal tweeters gave me fatigue after a while. I am hoping that has changed a little bit if I end up with a pair of Fyne 502s that I...
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    September 8, 2020, 11:12 AM
    So when are you inviting us all to Singapore for a listen, food and drink?:)
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    September 7, 2020, 02:57 PM
    Mechnutt replied to a thread New sub inbound in Subwoofers
    You will love having 2 subs with the Maggies. Congrats!
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    September 7, 2020, 12:03 PM
    Joe, I have a local friend that has an MP-3 preamp that was modified by Ralph to bring it close to the MP-1. He also has a pair of MA-1 monoblocks I believe. The system sounds very good despite his room being awful. I really like the Atma-sphere...
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    September 6, 2020, 03:35 PM
    You need heavy gauge wire for long runs and current hungry speakers. Many years ago, when I bought a pair of Magnepan MMG's, all I had was 18g zip cord and 16g Monster wire that was 15' long. I tried them out of curiosity. Both became hot and...
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    September 6, 2020, 11:02 AM
    The Pineapple Thief; Versions Of The Truth Derek Sherinian; Mythology Derek Sherinian played keyboard forDream Theater from 94 to 99. He has a new track on Tidal covering Them Changes (Buddy Miles/Gypsy), this track features Joe...
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    September 6, 2020, 10:44 AM
    Definitely realize that, not to mention room and electronics. On the Tidal system I heard I didn't care about accurate, the piano was so sweet I was hypnotized. But I listen to a lot of different music with emphasis on Rock, I wish on an...
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    September 4, 2020, 05:07 PM
    Flaming Lips; Darkside of the Moon Yes they dare cover the entire album with their own spin. In MQA if that matters to you.
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