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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 11:29 AM
    Welcome! Check out VPI too for tables. REGA also makes some nice ones too. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:05 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Pass XP-12 in Pass Labs†
    And a few informational bits about the talent in the company. Gives reassurance about the continuity of the company.
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:59 PM
    Bob - Your fear is justified. I know, Iíve been a happy victim. :)
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    Yesterday, 09:26 AM
    Ritmo started a thread Pass XP-12 in Pass Labs†
    Pass Labs XP-12 Line-Level PreamplifierThe Pass Labs XP-12 Line-Level Preamplifier: A Musical Masterpiece! - Positive Feedback
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 AM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    As nice as it looks, I wonít be getting one. There is no way Iím parting ways with my MBL 6010D Pre. But, I can see the value for those that wish to skip a pre and go directly to amps.
    46 replies | 1249 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:59 AM
    Congrats. Any first impressions? Antileon Evo would be my pick followed by the 1161. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:56 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    I thought as much Peter. $200 is very fair, I frankly thought it would be at least $500. Your ordering much smaller quantities than say Sony or Logitech, so your costs are higher. The remote looks gorgeous. Canít wait to see it in person. Well...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 08:43 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    No. But for arguments sake, what would you use for cables? Outdoor lighting cable? Lamp cord? The entire level of the system went up significantly with this Alpha v2 loom.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 08:38 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Itís a DSD512 album of Vanessa Fernandez, I Want You. I Want You - NativeDSD Music
    91 replies | 2535 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 08:32 PM
    My customer who bought Grandioso K1X, Clock, PS1 from me, says clock.
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    October 19, 2020, 08:30 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Esoteric N-01XD + Magico A5?s + Pass X260.8 + Pass XP22 + all Shunyata Alpha V2 cabling. DSD512. - YouTube
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 08:28 PM
    They donít have dealers. So, we all pay the full nut. With the PSU it was about $6K. FAR cheaper than I can buy an Esoteric clock for. But, SCAudiophile says the Esoteric clock is super, so I must try it. I was just a little skeptical since I...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 08:18 PM
    This clock is just getting better and better and better. Was really surprised to the improvement it made. Hey, even as a dealer, we paid full retail! Worth every penny.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 06:45 PM
    Now thatís fast! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 05:19 PM
    Welcome to the forum Bob. And, keep us posted on your move to Sarasota; a great place to live.
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    October 19, 2020, 04:49 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    Incredible how some people will spend thousands in stereo components and cables but yet complain about a $200 remote.
    46 replies | 1249 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 04:37 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    WHEN has Peter ever ďsoldĒ Luminís? He has done zero selling. I havenít seen even a hint of it. In fact, heís given great tech support on many non-Lumin products. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 04:31 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    Thatís a crazy idea. Have you seen the incredible support Lumin gives for free? Do you think Peter does this because heís bored? Lumin makes Peter available to all of us FOR FREE. When you bought the Lumin, it didnít have a remote and you...
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    October 19, 2020, 04:22 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    Peter - You guys should do a short video on the functions of the remote and post it here.
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    October 19, 2020, 04:19 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    I think itís great that Lumin listened to their customers and moved quickly to provide what looks to be a really elegant remote. A couple hundred dollars for this remote seems very reasonable. Moving forward, Lumin should communicate if they...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 03:59 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    $200 seems VERY reasonable to me, especially for such a beautiful, elegant looking remote. Our MBL remote is $750 and it looks like this: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    October 19, 2020, 12:12 PM
    Great looking system and room. Enjoy in good health!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 18, 2020, 10:13 AM
    Ordering now. Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 17, 2020, 08:56 PM
    Iíve researched the clocks and felt this was a top dog to test an external clock. Iíll likely get the Grandioso clock one day and put this one on the N-01XD. I have the Shunyata Sigma 50 clock cable. If I get a new one, it will be a v2. ...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 17, 2020, 08:02 PM
    Just added this tonight to the Grandioso K1X Iím playing with at home. Oh my. Using a Shunyata Sigma Clock Cable. The difference is not subtle. SMOOOOOOOTH.....OMG, FLESHY FLESHY vocals. So much more 3D. Such ease. The top end of this...
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    October 17, 2020, 04:49 PM
    I have the Zesto Andros Deluxe. It is a terrific Phono pre. Have not done the upgrade to the MK II version. Iíve been told the new transformer is transforming.
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    October 17, 2020, 04:46 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread I'm back too! in Introduce Yourself
    Welcome back!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 17, 2020, 03:47 PM
    EQ500 gets my vote. We have one in the store and itís fantastic. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 17, 2020, 03:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread I'm back too! in Introduce Yourself
    Welcome back! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 17, 2020, 07:34 AM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    Admirable that Lumin listened to customers in AS and acted to fill a need. Wished more companies did that. Well done Peter and the Lumin team.
    46 replies | 1249 view(s)
  • Ritmo's Avatar
    October 17, 2020, 07:26 AM
    Welcome!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 16, 2020, 07:52 PM
    Welcome Kende Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 16, 2020, 04:39 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Interestingly, I just brought back the Lumin X1 online. Sounds as good as ever. And, yes, the N-01XD is missed.
    91 replies | 2535 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    October 16, 2020, 03:18 PM
    Mike started a thread Lumin Remote Control in Lumin
    So cool!!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 15, 2020, 11:06 PM
    We have 2912ís and 2812ís. Good speakers, but limiting like most panels. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 15, 2020, 09:12 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon Antileon Evo in Gryphon Audio
    Weíve used the XP22 on all the Gryphon amps. Works wonderfully. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    October 15, 2020, 06:36 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    The X1 is pretty darn quiet. But, when I brought the N-01XD into my system, the noise floor dropped even more. As I said, Iím very happy with the X1. But I also acknowledge that there is better in the market and this new Esoteric is one heck of a...
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    October 15, 2020, 06:09 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    To be direct, yes. The N-01XD sounds more refined, bigger stage, quieter. And, it has more flexibility as it has digital inputs which the X1 lacks. Now, the N-01XD costs 40% more than the Lumin X1. Therefore, it should be more flexible and sound...
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    October 15, 2020, 04:58 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Just said good bye to the Esoteric N-01XD today. Mike was kind enough to let be try this server at home for 6 days. The N-01XD is one heck of a digital server - DAC. The component is beautiful with a minimalist and symmetrical design. Itís very...
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    October 14, 2020, 09:12 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Roon Playlist in Computer/Digital Audio
    Deposit a Quarter? :D
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 14, 2020, 07:29 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Roon Playlist in Computer/Digital Audio
    No shared. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 14, 2020, 06:33 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Roon Playlist in Computer/Digital Audio
    Yes. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 14, 2020, 06:03 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Roon Playlist in Computer/Digital Audio
    Thanks. More Roon bugginess I guess. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 14, 2020, 04:00 PM
    Does anyone know why this happens in Roon? You make a playlist and then the songs are not available. Iím logged into Tidal, QoBuz and our NAS, so thatís not the issue. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    8 replies | 254 view(s)
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    October 14, 2020, 10:58 AM
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 14, 2020, 09:04 AM
    Mike replied to a thread SimAudio 700i in SimAudio (MOON)
    Tom, Iím so pleased you remain so happy with the system we put together. You made all great choices and everything just works so well together. Congrats again!
    11 replies | 852 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    October 13, 2020, 09:55 PM
    The sound really improves as you move up the line. The ACS10, ACS100, A10, A30 all have different functions from the N100H, N10, N20, N30 (coming soon), W20SE. ACS stands for Aurender Content Server. Itís meant to replace a NAS. Ripping...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 13, 2020, 09:51 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Vivid Giya G3 Series 2 in Vivid Audio
    back to Vivid. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 13, 2020, 09:30 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Vivid Giya G3 Series 2 in Vivid Audio
    Zero communication. Rep is gone. No replacement. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 13, 2020, 07:18 PM
    Sadly, the 3000 is discontinued. It was phenomenal. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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