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    Yesterday, 10:15 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Rockport Orion in Rockport Technologies
    I share the same thoughts Ken.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:14 PM
    Congrats. Those are the best clock cables Iíve heard too. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 06:05 PM
    https://youtu.be/Fa1y9JRip68 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 05:32 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Hegel H30A/P30A in Hegel
    Will do. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 10:20 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne Vintage in Fyne Audio
    Not sure. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 10:20 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne Vintage in Fyne Audio
    Highend Munich 2020 - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne Vintage in Fyne Audio
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 08:28 AM
    Welcome! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 08:09 AM
    We do. Mostly Neutral with body and a titch of warmth. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 05:56 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Hegel H30A/P30A in Hegel
    Not sure, but I donít believe so. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    May 19, 2022, 02:09 PM
    Whatever active model they had at Axpona sounded terrific. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 01:32 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Great! Thanks for the update!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    May 19, 2022, 01:09 PM
    LOL Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 11:27 AM
    Thatís all I need to know on this one. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 10:58 AM
    Mike replied to a thread SimAudio 888ís in SimAudio (MOON)
    Weíre talking horsepower! 1.2hp Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 10:55 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne Vintage in Fyne Audio
    COOLNESS! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 10:18 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Luxman M-10X in Luxman
    This amp has been burning in since we got it. Sat down and listened this morning. WOW. I love this amp. The soundstage after 250+ hours now has really opened up. So much more punch and dynamics over the old m900u. Still the same great midrange...
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    May 19, 2022, 09:40 AM
    LOL. Iíll put the Chord Mojo 2 against it! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 09:05 AM
    Mike started a thread SimAudio 888ís in SimAudio (MOON)
    Captured this picture this morning from a live steam from Munich. Look at this 888ís. WOW. Raidho Acoustics was live. - Raidho Acoustics This is a ďregularĒ room at Munich in case everyone is wondering.
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    May 19, 2022, 09:04 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Looks like 511ís in mono. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 08:34 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Thatís an outstanding pairing. Anything new from Soulution? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 08:02 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Cool. With what electronics? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 19, 2022, 07:44 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Unless Iím mistaken, they rely on their local distributor to bring the speakers. Would love to have seen M2 or M3, especially M3, my favorite. I had the M3ís at home for over a year. Just fantastic. S7 would have also been great. You guys...
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    May 19, 2022, 07:27 AM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Thx for the show pictures Bob. Surprised Magico decided on the A5s for Munich. While nice speakers, I would have expected an all out assault with their best at Munich.
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    May 19, 2022, 04:54 AM
    Mike started a thread Hegel H30A/P30A in Hegel
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    May 18, 2022, 10:07 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    Just received a correction. Itís now July 5th, Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 18, 2022, 09:24 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    The 800D4 series is dead nuts neutral and more bottom up then top down Vs the old series. Itís exceedingly musical. Magico speakers vary so much from A to S to M that itís hard to pinpoint. The S is probably the closest sonically to the...
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    May 18, 2022, 08:32 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    Well, Iím a B&W dealer. Itís June 5. I have the email from B&W. FWIW, Iím ordering a pair of 801D4ís for the floor before the increase. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 18, 2022, 08:19 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    Who told you that B&W raised the price on the 801D4ís $3000 today? Man, you really need to find a good dealer. Increases on B&W products coming June 5th. SMH. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 18, 2022, 06:09 PM
    World - Premiere Acoustical System's new turntable! The essence of 30 years turntable design and evolution in the APOLYT finds it's cumulation in an all-new concept. All the design features and inventions which defined the unique apogee level...
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    May 18, 2022, 05:42 PM
    Yes sir! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 18, 2022, 05:36 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    Iím glad youíre doing what you feel is best. It would have been good to give the A5ís more time, but itís up to you. Itís bizarre to me that a B&W dealer would try to talk you out of the 801D4ís. They are an amazing speaker. The A5ís are...
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    May 18, 2022, 02:05 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    Iím curious how someone buying a $26,800 speaker can sell it a week later for $18,000. Magico A5’s | What's Best Audio and Video Forum. The Best High End Audio Forum on the planet! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 18, 2022, 12:28 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    Why would a dealer not take A5ís ďat any priceĒ? What are your plans? Are you going with 801D4ís? If so, I strongly suggest you find a local dealer, work with that local dealer and audition them, just to be sure. Sent from my iPhone using...
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    May 18, 2022, 07:14 AM
    Mike and Mike are great hosts. Hard to visit and walk away without buying something.
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    May 18, 2022, 07:01 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric Grandioso T1 in Esoteric†
    Perfect and consistently perfect turntable speed is critical to accurate music playback on vinyl. There are many tables (belt) which do not keep perfect speed. In the store we use a device made by Sutherland (he doesnít make them any more) to...
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    May 17, 2022, 11:27 PM
    Great meeting you as well. Thanks for the kind words. See you next week! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 17, 2022, 10:53 PM
    Mike replied to a thread B&W 801D4 review in B&W
    Are you going to start this thread on every forum? Did you not listen to them before you bought them? Have you put a few hundred hours on them? Have you moved them around, played with the listening position, toe, checked they they are balanced? ...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    May 17, 2022, 08:32 PM
    $133k Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 17, 2022, 10:11 AM
    The sound, especially when you turn off unused inputs and outputs, really jumps. You really feel itís tremendous sound for the money. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 17, 2022, 10:09 AM
    Mike started a thread Taiko Next Generation in Taiko Audio
    https://www.monoandstereo.com/2022/05/taiko-audio-next-generation-technology.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook&m=1 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 17, 2022, 09:07 AM
    Mike started a thread MSB Prices - June 1 in MSB
    If youíre thinking about MSB, donít wait! Prices are going up, on some models quite significantly, June 1st. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • crwilli's Avatar
    May 17, 2022, 09:02 AM
    BOOM! How about that for options!
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    May 17, 2022, 08:55 AM
    Mike started a thread Lumin P1 Review in Lumin
    https://www.monoandstereo.com/2022/05/lumin-p1-streaming-dac-preamplifier.html?fbclid=IwAR1mNG0e_4krkmta6ESHvz9KMNLcrXIkRyaTNoDt5gMwmkPcR0zGYT6q8YY&m=1 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    May 17, 2022, 08:51 AM
    Mike started a thread Esoteric Grandioso T1 in Esoteric†
    ESOTERIC’s first-ever analog turntable celebrating its 35th anniversary, the “Grandioso T1” will be unveiled at the “HIGH END munich 2022”. | News Details | ESOTERIC:Japan high-end audio manufacturer | エソテリック Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    May 17, 2022, 08:50 AM
    Drool! S-05 | OVERVIEW | ESOTERIC:Japan high-end audio manufacturer | エソテリック Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    May 17, 2022, 08:49 AM
    Morgan, the reality is, the USB input on the Marantz is likely more of a convenience input and not optimized fully. We also must address the elephant in the room and that is, in our tests, the CD/Ripped CD always trumped the streaming version...
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    May 17, 2022, 08:10 AM
    Budget?
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