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    Yesterday, 06:23 PM
    The new Clarisys Piccolo’s stole the thunder from the Minuets…and everything else. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 04:12 PM
    Takes time to get show reports. Minuets were with VAC. We are still getting Florida show reports! The TAS report on the Florida show only came out today. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 02:49 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Yes, and it does. Room costs (we had 3 rooms, including a large ballroom), materials, marketing, brochures, banners, all the staff, shipping, meals, hotel rooms, flights, etc. Figure on $40k. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:38 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    I left Monday. Had to walk on the interstate to O’Hare with other pilots, Mothers carrying crying babies and more for over 45 minutes. It was like an apocalypse. Protests in Chicago today: 54 arrested after protesters block I-190 near O'''Hare...
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    April 16, 2024, 03:09 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 15, 2024, 11:01 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    correct. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2024, 07:47 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Having seen this beauty in person this weekend, I can honestly say, this should have been called the S6. The dual 10’s (vs dual 9’s) look so much bigger. The cabinet looks soooooo much bigger. S6 for me all day. Oh and the fit and finish is...
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    April 12, 2024, 09:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Our room was busy all day. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 08:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    The CAT JC7’s and an Aurender A15. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 08:02 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Piccolo Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 06:12 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    The people who heard them first, had their jaws on the floor. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 12:29 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 12, 2024, 05:46 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Some close ups of the new Clarisys Piccolo. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2024, 05:45 AM
    Very sad to hear. RIP. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 11, 2024, 10:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 11, 2024, 06:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
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    April 11, 2024, 04:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    I’m going bald! LOL Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 11, 2024, 04:27 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    See you soon Buddy! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 10:47 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Yes and yours will have it. No upcharge. Same price. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 08:26 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    Debuting the new entry level Clarisys speaker, the Clarisys Piccolo. Price TBD. Will be under $20k though. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 10, 2024, 08:23 PM
    Mike started a thread Clarisys - Axpona 2024 in AXPONA
    We have 3 rooms, maybe 4. Debuting the new Auditorium Plus (double sided midrange and double sided tweeter ribbons to match the double sided bass). All new internal tuning mechanism. No tools required. Sent from my iPhone using...
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    April 8, 2024, 08:08 AM
    Just saying….that’s why you got that message. You’re logged in now or you couldn’t post. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 8, 2024, 07:38 AM
    That’s nothing to do with the forum. That message was because you were not logged in. You’re clearly logged in now if you can make posts. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 09:24 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Back in the day, there was no A series. Only Q and S. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 05:25 PM
    Ok thanks. I will pass this along to the developer. I think this might be the max. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 05:03 PM
    Well, a few others above haven’t had an issue. I’ll run some additional tests and see if we can make some size adjustments. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 04:59 PM
    No issue here. By the way, this album on Tidal on the version “max” is unreal. Sounds better than…gasp…the vinyl. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 04:58 PM
    Not that I’m aware of and others above are not having issues. It COULD be the file is too large….but I’m unaware of any specific limits. Maybe try resizing the picture (as a test if you don’t mind) and try again. Sent from my iPhone using...
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    April 6, 2024, 11:12 AM
    Working? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 6, 2024, 08:51 AM
    Still working on it…. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 5, 2024, 05:33 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    Not sure anyone has heard the new S5 yet, except for folks at the factory. Peter told me it’s awesome and has really grown in size. Maybe it’s a replacement for the S5 and S7 in doing so? Who knows? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 4, 2024, 10:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    So was inflation at the time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 4, 2024, 10:54 AM
    Working on it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 4, 2024, 08:56 AM
    Behind the Scenes at Florida International Audio Expo: Talking With Fo – PS Audio Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 3, 2024, 08:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    The S5 mk2 came out 9 years ago. Avantgarde’s Duo Mezzo XD was $55k 9 years ago at launch, the new version is $95k today. If I’m not mistaken, the Wilson Alexia has also gone up by about the same amount over the same time period. I don’t...
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    April 3, 2024, 12:55 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    With Magico, I can see where the money goes. Clearly. They aren’t over inflated psycho acoustic nonsense speakers in cheap Chinese cabinets with tiny drivers and a bright tweeter with exorbitant pricing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk...
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    April 3, 2024, 07:55 AM
    No problem here. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 2, 2024, 11:31 PM
    Yes, ours is the 8550 mk2. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 2, 2024, 05:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    $74,500/pair in S5 Softec. $83,000/pair in S5 Gloss. Anyone interested in a pair needs to contact me before the end of April to take advantage of our trade-in/trade-up program. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 2, 2024, 11:30 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
    We need to get you a pair! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 2, 2024, 11:11 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico S5 mk3 in Magico
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    April 2, 2024, 05:44 AM
    On YouTube, find the channel for Suncoast Audio. Then scroll through our most recent videos. Give me a call to discuss. 941-932-0282. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    March 30, 2024, 11:32 AM
    That’s why you work with a dealer and done buy used. Avoid mistakes. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    March 29, 2024, 12:48 PM
    Audio by the pound. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    March 29, 2024, 12:47 PM
    No. They couldn’t get the products to me in time as Axpona needs the shipments by March 25. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    March 29, 2024, 10:59 AM
    Luxury HiFi Distribution is pleased to announce we have been appointed as the North American Distributor for the Swiss company, Tobian SoundSystems, makers of the finest horn loudspeakers and SET electronics. We have three pairs of speakers and...
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    March 29, 2024, 08:38 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Boulder 866 app in Boulder Amplifiers
    I don’t understand the whole iPhone app to control the amp approach. I like a good old fashioned remote. The new Rogers amp we have in the store is all “app to control it”. No remote. Guess what? Apple just deleted their app from the App Store...
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    March 27, 2024, 07:06 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin D3 in Lumin
    Terrific review and score! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    March 26, 2024, 02:09 PM
    Not electrostatic, but all Clarisys speakers have a dedicated ground post for grounding systems. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    March 24, 2024, 11:25 AM
    I think only a good demo will decide for you. For box speakers, Magico is one of the best. YG has some nice speakers too, their active is quite interesting. YG have a unique approach amongst their direct competitors, they just haven’t figured...
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Electronics: Pass Labs XP-22, Pass Labs X250.8
Digital: T+A DAC 200, Auralic Aries G1, Sony UBP-X800M
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