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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 08:16 PM
    Cool! Loved seeing inside the factory. I think I saw my Omega USB! :)
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    Today, 05:10 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
    You mean the PS1? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 04:59 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
    Thatís about it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 04:55 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
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    Today, 04:52 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
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    Today, 04:52 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
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    Today, 04:51 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
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    Today, 04:50 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
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    Today, 04:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
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    Today, 03:43 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso K1X in Esoteric†
    Added the PS1 today. It was like going from a stereo amp to monos. More bass authority, more dynamics, more low resolution details. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 02:29 PM
    John DeVore goes on a rant about the High End Audio lie that inspired him to start his company - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 10:53 AM
    The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 arrived and is now up and running. This is a truly plug-and-play unit. A quick test showed that the low level noise is gone and confirmed that my computer audio card was the culprit. I just ripped one album to get a...
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    Yesterday, 06:31 PM
    Beautiful Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 04:13 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Accuphase Price Increase in Accuphase
    Is it April 1st? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    October 29, 2020, 09:13 PM
    Welcome! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 29, 2020, 05:18 PM
    Yes there is. Using a computer, this is how you do it (assuming that you subscribe to a music service like Qobuz or Tidal) 1. In Roon do a search for, say, "John Coltrane". You will get dozens of albums. Look for the ones that are not in your...
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    October 29, 2020, 02:07 PM
    I am doing that right now. Let me explain what I have done. I am a Roon user and Qobuz subscriber. In Roon, I created Tags named "My LPs", "My Cassettes", and "My CDs". Then I went over my entire physical media collection and made sure that I...
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    October 29, 2020, 11:44 AM
    I have now completed all my "tagging". I organized the digital versions of my physical library into categories ("My LPs", "My cassettes", and "My Ripped CDs"). For the first time, I can now browse the digital version of my entire physical collection...
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    October 29, 2020, 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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    October 29, 2020, 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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    October 29, 2020, 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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    October 29, 2020, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    October 26, 2020, 10:08 PM
    The SSD may have been formatted or initialized by your current device. If that is the case, it might not work unless the SSD is reformatted. However, Something you might try to do is to copy the files from the SSD to a computer (hard drive). If you...
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    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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    October 26, 2020, 12:56 PM
    Thatís a great idea. Thanks!!
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    October 25, 2020, 10:10 PM
    nicoff replied to a thread Tequila in Cooking & Drinking
    I always thought that expensive tequila was meant to be slowly sipped and not to be mixed with anything. Go figure!
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    October 25, 2020, 09:58 PM
    Agree that Dirac and Trinnov are at a different level than Audyssey (and Anthem's ARC for that matter). To paraphrase the old car commercial, the new DSP processors are not like "your father's Oldsmobile". With Dirac, Trinnov, and a few other...
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    October 25, 2020, 09:27 PM
    I ordered the Focusrite but then got a notice that it was backordered for about a week. That forced me to do a bit more research and discovered that my computer came with a high-definition audio card that does ADC at 24/192. So I decided to give...
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    October 25, 2020, 11:00 AM
    Never heard of Sweet Vinyl before. Just looked it up online (several YouTube videos). Very impressive product! I am surprised that such a device does not get more press. Thanks for the info!
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    October 24, 2020, 10:15 PM
    Thanks guys! The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 looks really capable and reasonably priced for what I need. Thanks!!
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    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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    October 24, 2020, 04:31 PM
    I decided to add a digital version of my entire LP collection to my Roon/Qobuz library. Using Roon, I have tagged the digital version of each album available in Qobuz so now I can easily play the "album" without getting up from my chair. Very...
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    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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    October 22, 2020, 06:24 PM
    Not that Iím aware of. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 22, 2020, 02:01 PM
    nicoff replied to a thread Tequila in Cooking & Drinking
    That sounds like a riddle...
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    October 22, 2020, 10:58 AM
    Youíre retired! You have time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 22, 2020, 10:49 AM
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    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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    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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    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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