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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 07:23 AM
    Yes
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:37 PM
    No, I donít have any. Sorry. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:51 PM
    Iím actually not sure of the brand. I think one of our members may know and commented above. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:13 PM
    Mark - Spot on posting. Although digital doesnít need to be as complicated. There are world class digital solutions that can be setup and used within minutes - Lumin, MSB/DCS/EMM w renderer, Esoteric network players, and a few others. Iím...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:54 PM
    They are actually subwoofers Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:34 AM
    Just so I understand. In order to improve the sound of Roon, you install and configure HQP on another computer. Then, in HQP, you set it to upsample everything, even PCM red book to DSD 256/512 using a ASDM7EC modulator with a poly-sinc-ext2...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 15, 2021, 06:12 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender N30SA in Aurender
    Watch our YouTube Channel for an unboxing tomorrow! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    June 15, 2021, 04:15 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Aurender N30SA in Aurender
    :popcorn::popcorn::popcorn:
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 15, 2021, 10:11 AM
    LinQ? Taiko? Or do I need to add a PC/Mac? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 15, 2021, 08:56 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender N30SA in Aurender
    Sure! We are going to unbox (and do a video) today. We were so slammed with demos yesterday, we didnít have time.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 15, 2021, 06:22 AM
    Anyone who hasnít compared Roon to TAS or Aurender or NAIM, really should. Hopefully some folks who have made this comparison based on sound, will chime in. We have a Nucleus+ and a Taiko Extreme for running Roon. It sounds like HQP really can...
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    June 14, 2021, 05:09 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread MBL 101 E MK II install advice in MBL
    Updated my posting with speaker to seating position - 128Ē.
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    June 14, 2021, 04:37 PM
    I did watch the documentary over the weekend. Very informative and, as others have stated, to a degree very sad. Lee Morgan was clearly very talented. Among my favorites trumpet players. I've been buying every Blue Note and Tone Poet series...
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    June 14, 2021, 04:32 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Lumin S1 Not Working in Lumin
    I've owned Lumins for over the last 4 or 5 years; S1 and X1. I have never had any issues with them. Both streamers worked flawlessly, sound terrific, easy to setup and use. And, the support from Peter has been stellar.
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    June 14, 2021, 03:50 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread MBL 101 E MK II install advice in MBL
    For reference, my MBL 101s are setup as follows: (Center of the Tweeter) - Side walls - 38" - Front wall - 55" - Tweeter to Tweeter - 104" - From Speaker to Seating - 128Ē My speakers remain slightly toed-in in the angle Jeremy (MBL US...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 14, 2021, 09:53 AM
    Mike started a thread Aurender N30SA in Aurender
    Has arrived! Will try to unpack and setup today. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 14, 2021, 09:03 AM
    I havenít written much about this brand, even though weíve been selling it for years and Iíve been living with it for years. In the store, we have a significant investment in NAIM equipment from the UNITI series products like the Core and ATOM...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 14, 2021, 08:16 AM
    Congrats on the new headphone amp Randy. They make great products. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 13, 2021, 03:21 PM
    Those features and meta data come at a cost: sound. Best interface hands down is Roon. But far from the best sounding. Actually, quite a choke point sonically. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 13, 2021, 12:01 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Outstanding Mark! Glad you are happy with the new amp and speakers. Look forward to your impressions on the speaker cables. :popcorn:
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    June 13, 2021, 11:58 AM
    Very nice system and installation. Congratulations to the owner. And, nice job on the setup Mike.
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    June 13, 2021, 07:40 AM
    Nice addition Joe!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 12, 2021, 09:52 PM
    Stereo Magazine: Limited to 600 Units Worldwide Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    June 12, 2021, 06:29 PM
    In addition to high demand, the US has tariffs on Canadian wood and the lumber plants are only running at 85% due to lack of qualified labor. Iím just repeating what a commodities expert shared this week on a business network. One of my brothers...
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    June 12, 2021, 02:45 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 12, 2021, 02:44 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 12, 2021, 02:41 PM
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    June 12, 2021, 08:11 AM
    Added to my list to watch. Thanks for posting!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 12, 2021, 08:05 AM
    I watched it. Was good and sad all at the same time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    June 11, 2021, 02:10 PM
    Look forward to some reports! :popcorn:
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    June 11, 2021, 02:02 PM
    Appreciate your perspective. I've been a fan of MSB, CH P, DCS, EMM and the new Esoteric. I look forward to a listen of the Wadax at some point in the future.
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    June 11, 2021, 12:18 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Rega Planar 10 TAS Review in Rega
    Great! I always thought of Rega as well made, very good sounding and reasonably priced components. At one point, I had a Rega RB300 arm on my Linn LP-12 in the late 1980s.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 11, 2021, 06:48 AM
    Great little system, but at the volumes I listen, I would blow the 30.2ís to smithereens in my room. 40.3ísÖfor sure would work. 260.8ís then. I have some Franco Serblin Accordo Essence coming next week to go with the little Accordoís in the...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 08:41 PM
    The trioís wonít fit. I would love the 4Dís, but that might be a goal for next year. Thinking an Artesania 2+2+2 and a 3 shelf on the end. But thatís as far as Iíve gotten. LOL. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 10, 2021, 07:49 PM
    Ritmo started a thread Rega Planar 10 TAS Review in Rega
    Congrats to Stephen (Puma Cat) on the review of the 10. I guess he liked it, a lot!
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 07:28 PM
    Very nice options! As much as I like the Trios, I havenít heard the 4Ds yet. So, Iím all in for #2! :popcorn:
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    June 10, 2021, 07:24 PM
    The Wadax is supposed to be a great DAC. It would be interesting to get your perspective on it vs the CH Precision. Thx!
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    June 10, 2021, 07:03 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Hi from texas in Introduce Yourself
    Welcome Cindy! Surprised you havenít been back!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 10, 2021, 12:19 PM
    And that would be? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 10, 2021, 06:12 AM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Magico A5 Review in Magico
    July's edition of Stereophile also has a very positive review of the A5. Editor in Chief Jim Austin is the reviewer.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 09:24 PM
    Iím my own worst customer. Nothing decided. My system currently comprises two turntables and a reel to reel sitting on the floor. Thinking: Kharma, Harbeth, Pass, Luxman, Sim, Classe, Boulder, NAIM, Block, MSB, Aurender I have Vivid and...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 08:19 PM
    Influential Albums - How many of these 150 influential albums have you heard? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 9, 2021, 02:15 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender N30 in Aurender
    Yes. Donít forget about the new N200. We have one on order too. Reportedly beats the N10 and nips at the heels of the N20. Two user installed storage (ie 2 x 8TB SSDís) The N30 comes with one 8TB SSD and one bay available for a second one. ...
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 11:04 AM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Aurender N30 in Aurender
    Looks like the N-30SA is available. The Suncoast Audio June 3rd Edition letter includes the following information: Aurender-N30SA $24,400.00 Inheriting Aurender's unique next-generation...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 8, 2021, 10:44 AM
    That was it! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 7, 2021, 09:27 PM
    Mike replied to a thread DB9 Signature in Kharma
    Rance, your speakers are going through final testing this week and then Polish and prep for shipping. This is your actual speaker going through testing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:47 PM
    Yes! They may get lost in that wine cellar. Regardless, it will be good experience for you. No doubt youíll learn a few things. When I retire, Iím going to write a book! I have so many hilarious stories. Hereís a quick one: I get a...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 08:30 PM
    Very good Bob. No Magicoís? Mostly distributor models youíre getting? I guess that makes sense from a dollars and cents perspective. Hope you enjoy your new speakers. Where you going to put them all?? It will be interesting to get your...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    June 7, 2021, 07:47 PM
    Iím confused. Are you buying these $180,000 speakers for yourself? Are you running a store and buying inventory? Just trying to understand what youíre saying here. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    June 7, 2021, 05:31 PM
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