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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 11:27 AM
    Where are you located? I know Mark (MDP) had the Salon 2ís with the Pass X350.8 for a long time and loved the combo. Maybe he can chime in here. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 09:44 AM
    The new flagship turntable from Kronos. Details to follow. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • nicoff's Avatar
    Today, 12:07 AM
    nicoff replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    It is your experience and I respect it. But what do you mean by ďfailĒ? You mentioned over many years but some elaboration would be helpful for everyone to understand what happened. Thanks.
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    Yesterday, 08:42 PM
    RIP. Iconic musician. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 01:07 PM
    nicoff replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    Between my switch and my streamer, I use Ethernet patch cables from Monoprice. Actually I use their patch cables between all my digital components. Well built and very inexpensive.
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    Yesterday, 11:55 AM
    Although the article does not mention it, as I was reading the article the thought of a pair of cables costing thousands of dollars came to mind. Fortunately, today there are a few rational audiophiles out there doing objective reviews that are...
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    July 27, 2021, 06:46 PM
    Mike replied to a thread CD Transports: End of an era in MSB
    Do you have any evidence? They can barely keep stock right now. As soon as it comes in, itís gone and sold. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 27, 2021, 06:28 PM
    No. The 590 is A, 509 is AB. The 590 may go into AB, but Luxman doesnít specify it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 27, 2021, 05:17 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    Itís all vicoustics. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 27, 2021, 02:03 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    We had a blast! Thank you to you and your wonderful wife for such southern hospitality! I thoroughly enjoyed hanging with you and listening to your incredible system. I canít believe how big a step up the DB11-Sís are over my 9ís. Size and...
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    July 26, 2021, 09:00 PM
    With so many folks here with really expensive set ups I wonder how many of the guys recommending the $5k systems even heard the system that they are recommending. I personally would not be able to name specific components. However I can share a...
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    July 26, 2021, 07:47 PM
    Mike replied to a thread ploink :) in Introduce Yourself
    Welcome Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 26, 2021, 03:03 PM
    Mike started a thread Kharma DB11-S tweaking in Kharma
    In Kentucky today for a visit and some tweaking of our friend and customers DB11-Sí.s. We have the DB9-S in the store. They are incredible. However, I was not expecting how much better the DB11-Sís ($54k) are. They have a superior cabinet,...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 26, 2021, 12:12 PM
    True, but they are conservative! HiFi News measured it at 95. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 26, 2021, 12:12 PM
    Oh God, donít say that! N20 to me does extract more micro detail, but it still retains the analog sonic nature. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 26, 2021, 11:38 AM
    Yes. No problem. It really measures about 95 watts/channel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 26, 2021, 08:54 AM
    It doesnít do Roon unfortunately. They had a public fall out. Itís a good unit, requires HQ Player or Other software (no Roon). Aqua DACís are still our favorite stand alone DACís under $10k. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 25, 2021, 06:57 PM
    nicoff replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    One would think that when doing the R&D into the speaker, the manufacturer determined the best speaker cable for this speaker and is including it with the price.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 25, 2021, 05:59 PM
    Welcome. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 24, 2021, 01:03 PM
    We are doing a M6 setup today in Miami. Iíll respond more later, but I agree. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 23, 2021, 07:29 PM
    Mike replied to a thread N100H to N200 or N10? in Aurender
    N200. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 23, 2021, 07:28 PM
    Come to my place for a listen. Canít ship it, way too many boxes! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 23, 2021, 07:24 PM
    I just love the wing and aggressive front. Looks so bad ass! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 23, 2021, 02:15 PM
    Love the yellow! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 23, 2021, 01:44 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Long time reader in Introduce Yourself
    Welcome Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 23, 2021, 07:58 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin X1 in Lumin
    Yes
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    July 22, 2021, 08:45 AM
    nicoff replied to a thread CD Transports: End of an era in MSB
    Buying high def downloadsÖ that is another method that saw its peak a few years ago and that now has become less appealing. I personally have not bought a high def download in several years.
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    July 21, 2021, 08:54 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin supports Tidal Connect in Lumin
    Peter - any ideas why? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 08:50 PM
    Love it! Competition seats? How do you find them? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 06:11 PM
    Thanks. Want the Z06, and still have a deposit down on it - but they keep delaying it (now ETA is 2023). Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 05:56 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    Great to hear Tom! Happy to help. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 05:50 PM
    Yours? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 21, 2021, 05:32 PM
    Barely. But, technically, yes. I couldnít have bought new if I wanted to. No allocations left. GT4ís are a bit less common. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 21, 2021, 05:23 PM
    Ask GM. Delays, delays, delays, delays, delays. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 05:01 PM
    Thank you! I felt the same way. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 04:35 PM
    I love that color! Looks amazing. Cool rims. Did you get any PPF? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 04:10 PM
    Love that color! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 21, 2021, 03:57 PM
    We need pictures! I had a Boxster S and found it more ďfunĒ than the 911ísÖ.hence the Cayman now. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 03:47 PM
    Thanks Sean. I can honestly say itís better than any of my 911ís, even my 2018 911 GTS. I agree with Doug! The 2020 Porsche Cayman GT4 Is My Favorite New Porsche - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 03:40 PM
    The gear ratios on the stick are all messed up. This is a car built for the PDK. The 6 speed stick has first gear going to 55mph, and 2nd going to 85mph. Itís really designed for PDK. And quite a bit faster with PDK too: 3.4 Vs 4.1. Sent...
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    July 21, 2021, 03:28 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Speaker Placement in Speakers
    It all depends on the speaker design. For yours with that super tweeter, aim the tweeter at your shoulders. A laser can really help. A wide dispersion tweeter like the B&W, Kharma, etc do best with more toe out. Sent from my iPhone using...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 21, 2021, 03:01 PM
    Great looking car! The new Lotus is bad ass as well. But I like my ďnew to meĒ car. 2021 Cayman GT4. 4L Flat 6. Bought it second hand. 1450 miles on it. Just got it last week.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 21, 2021, 02:53 PM
    Terrific album from a great new band. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 02:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin supports Tidal Connect in Lumin
    The latest LUMIN firmware brings TIDAL Connect to X1 / T2 / U1 / U1 MINI. TIDAL Connect is a new way to play TIDAL on LUMIN using the TIDAL App. Simply choose LUMIN as your playback device from within the app. Other v14 enhancements Updated MQA...
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    July 21, 2021, 12:37 PM
    What a great album. One of my faves. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 11:38 AM
    I would add a Lumin T2. Itís a DAC/streamer all in one. Gives you access to Tidal, QoBuz, etc. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    July 21, 2021, 10:51 AM
    Gorgeous stuff Jerome! Congrats. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    July 21, 2021, 12:29 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    What on earth would your dealer have to do with the production delays? Is he flying to Hayward to build them? Itís normal right now and Iím sure your dealer wants you to get them just as much as you do. The delays are quite long on...
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    July 20, 2021, 09:50 PM
    nicoff replied to a thread CD Transports: End of an era in MSB
    Agree that there are SOME people (not necessarily a LOT) who still want that. Sounds like the Cadillac car dilemma that GM faced when they realized that they had to do an overhaul of the product since most Cadillac buyers were old and had already...
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