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    Today, 08:07 AM
    From Mike: click GO ADVANCED, click the PAPERCLIP, upload the file (choose file), click upload, close window, click paper clip icon, there’s your picture!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Florida Audio Expo in Other Shows
    No date yet. Still negotiating with the hotel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 07:40 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Florida Audio Expo in Other Shows
    Mike - Can you share the date?
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    Yesterday, 06:08 PM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Florida Audio Expo in Other Shows
    Congratulations Mike and team! Look forward to seeing some audio friends that I haven't seen in a year as well as new products. Should be fun! Now, who would want to be in Florida in February when the weather is just awful - Sunny and 70s. :lol:
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    Yesterday, 05:59 PM
    Do you have some pictures Elliot?
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:24 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    I played some Post Malone one time and everyone got mad! Said it wasn’t music. They wanted more boring classical. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:47 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    That combo is in youtube from my store! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:41 AM
    Mike started a thread Florida Audio Expo in Other Shows
    We will be back in 2022! The hotel is completely renovated. Exciting stuff. Enjoy a look back. 2020 Florida Audio Expo - Tampa Florida - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:27 AM
    That EV-4 is a gorgeous speaker. I hope it sounds as good as it looks.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:33 AM
    Love ours. One of my top three favorite integrated amps. Has the new Boulder sound = yummy.
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    February 25, 2021, 05:39 PM
    Great album. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 25, 2021, 04:28 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    EV-4 Munich High End Show - 2018 - Kharma Audio ?1 - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 25, 2021, 02:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Yes, heard them in Munich. Was blown away. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 25, 2021, 08:33 AM
    Welcome!
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    February 24, 2021, 10:46 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Thank you! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 24, 2021, 11:15 AM
    If his legs are as damaged as reports claim, he might be finished with competitive golf. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    February 23, 2021, 06:23 PM
    Reports of a compound leg injury and broken ankle. Guess no Masters this year for Tiger. Hope he's ok.
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    February 23, 2021, 05:20 PM
    Hope he’s ok! Tiger Woods in surgery after vehicle rolls over in crash Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 23, 2021, 11:05 AM
    Pass XP17. We had it in the store and loved it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 23, 2021, 10:10 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Daft Punk in Music Forum
    Daft Punk Announces Breakup After 28 Years - The New York Times
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 07:32 PM
    This is a global problem which extends far beyond audio to appliances, cars and much more. It’s quite frankly, a global supply chain issue. For audio related, we could sell 20 times more if we could just get inventory. Companies like Lumin...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 22, 2021, 04:43 PM
    Spotify HiFi is a lossless streaming tier coming later this year - The Verge Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 22, 2021, 04:19 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender drop out problem in Aurender
    Aurender’s support remains the gold standard in my books. TROND - PM me your info and I’ll see if I can help. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Ritmo's Avatar
    February 21, 2021, 08:47 PM
    My entire system uses Shunyata power cables so I’m a big fan of this company. I recommended the AQ Dragon since it is a stellar cable and the conditioner is an AQ. And, yes, the Dragon is pricey but it’s exceptional. If replacing the AQ N 7000...
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    February 21, 2021, 06:10 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Marten speakers in Speakers
    I heard them many times, lots in the Zesto room. Can’t say they wowed me really. Sometimes they sounded nice, other times, meh. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 21, 2021, 11:31 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    I didn’t. You find that one better? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 21, 2021, 11:04 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Gold, Redbook, QoBuz. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 20, 2021, 07:32 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Every single person that came into the store this week listened to the Kharma’s. Both pairs were universally loved as in “I want these”. Not one person wasn’t completely enamored and “drawn in”. There was no “not my cup of tea” or “too much...
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    February 20, 2021, 01:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    I love mine too! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 20, 2021, 01:40 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Actually, they are $37,500. Bring a tissue, these Kharma’s will rip your heart out, give you goosebumps and make you tear up. Super emotional sounding speakers. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 20, 2021, 01:19 PM
    Or, the AQ Dragon with the Niagara would also be a nice option.
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    February 20, 2021, 01:13 PM
    No way! :P
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    February 20, 2021, 01:01 PM
    My parents taught me to keep negative opinions to myself. But, one has to wonder who would approve such an ugly looking component. Furthermore, while there is always a buyer, I can’t imagine showcasing this CD player in one’s stereo rack. :disbelief:
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    February 20, 2021, 10:32 AM
    Mike replied to a thread MSB new pricing model in MSB
    The Discrete is not changing in price. And I would sure have loved to have seen that price of $7k because that’s a big no no. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 19, 2021, 08:14 PM
    Agreed. A good dealer would have told him that. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 19, 2021, 07:00 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Kharma DB9-S + VAC Signature 200iQ monos + VAC Master Pre + Aqua La Scala + Aurender - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 19, 2021, 02:34 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Kharma Comes To Suncoast Audio in Kharma
    Kharma DB9-S + Viva Solista + Aqua La Scala + Aurender ACS10 - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 19, 2021, 12:03 PM
    Ha! You were no trouble at all and I enjoyed our day together doing shootouts. Agreed 100% on prices. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 19, 2021, 10:26 AM
    Tidal recently became inspired for design ideas for their speakers from Bugatti. Perhaps McIntosh received their industrial design inspiration for the MCD85 from the Fiat Multipla. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 19, 2021, 06:57 AM
    Ritmo replied to a thread Fyne Audio F1-10 in Fyne Audio
    Congratulations! Beautiful and great sounding speakers.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 18, 2021, 07:59 PM
    Some comments on FB. LOL. Guess I’m not alone. This one is my favorite: “Reminds me of my little sisters easy bake oven.” Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 18, 2021, 07:57 PM
    This might just be the ugliest CD player I’ve ever seen. The new McIntosh MCD85 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    February 18, 2021, 06:23 PM
    I’m sitting in front of mine right now and it’s not “wobbly” or cheap. The VC is made of metal and not plastic. Here’s a video: Meitner MA-3 Volume Control - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 18, 2021, 04:48 PM
    Reason #979: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 18, 2021, 12:35 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne Audio F1-10 in Fyne Audio
    Here’s the settings we like for them in our 17 x 25 room. Presence is not turned down all the way, the picture doesn’t quite show it, but it’s a couple of notches up. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    February 18, 2021, 11:52 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne Audio F1-10 in Fyne Audio
    The upper ‘Energy’ control alters the level of signal fed to the tweeter, from the crossover point upwards, giving control over how bright the presentation sounds. The lower ‘Presence’ control only affects the lower treble region of 2.5 - 5.0kHz,...
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    February 18, 2021, 11:25 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne Audio F1-10 in Fyne Audio
    Just sent! Try them and let me know your thoughts. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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