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    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Yeah and the Sonus Faberís that were going to save the world. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 08:59 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    My K-03XD has been running non-stop. I finally feel like itís changes have stopped and itís fully broken in. To my surprise, itís really smooth out across all frequencies. Yup, itís a keeper. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 08:42 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5ís Arrive!!!! in Magico
    No Davey, just one without balls. No issues with VAC 200iQ monos or ARC REF 160ís here. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 08:39 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    Ha! Iím game. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    I know, I know. Just imagine how good the M9 demo will be at the factory followed by a factory tour. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 07:02 PM
    Yeah, I donít see it being an issue at all. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 06:26 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    I wish! Iíll buy my seriously interested customers a first class ticket to the factory to audition them. Of course, Magico could do what MBL did and give me a pair. M9 road show!!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 05:39 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
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    Yesterday, 11:46 AM
    Itís super fast, neutral, dynamic and very quiet tracker. My favorite cart under $10k. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 10:37 AM
    Luxman said itís done for rigidity and dust protection, but Iím sure armchair engineers know more than their team. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 13, 2020, 09:26 PM
    Darrel I love these stories, glad it was a step forward! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 13, 2020, 04:26 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
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    August 13, 2020, 03:58 PM
    Mike replied to a thread For those with JVC Projectors in Video
    I would say yes. 4K is a big part of it. But the technology does make HD look even better too. I went to the NX7 and then spent $750 on a professional calibration (the guy was working on it for 12 hours!). Best money ever spent. The improvement...
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    August 13, 2020, 02:45 PM
    Mike started a thread New SoundStage on Estelon in Estelon
    Estelon: Loudspeaker Excellence and Originality from Estonia - SoundStage! Talks (August 2020) - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 13, 2020, 09:52 AM
    Mike replied to a thread For those with JVC Projectors in Video
    No, itís for the new series like the NX7. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 12, 2020, 06:56 PM
    JVC Announces Planned HDR Upgrade for Native 4K D-ILA Projectors Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 12, 2020, 09:45 AM
    We have the same combo in the store and I agree, the NS1 takes the DV2 to the next level.
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    August 12, 2020, 12:31 AM
    Stay away from the turntable, streaming digital only - to a speedy recovery! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 11, 2020, 02:05 PM
    We did the Georgia mountains this year. Last year we did the Tennessee mountains. Both were lovely. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 11, 2020, 02:04 PM
    Glad it all went well. Iím sure it will be worth it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 11, 2020, 12:55 PM
    Heís in Sarasota like me. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 11, 2020, 11:00 AM
    We joined a Boat Club and we are having a blast on the weekends. Maybe one day we will get our own boat, but for now this is the best way to go for us. Our house is usually filled with 8-12 kids a day playing, swimming, etc. Our neighborhood...
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  • UltraFast69's Avatar
    August 10, 2020, 10:46 PM
    Hope everyone is having a good summer despite all that is going on and still getting in some listening time. Best!
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    August 10, 2020, 10:42 PM
    Totally agree with the caveat, "no options, no worries" actually means wanting more later, thee most expensive option!
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    August 10, 2020, 10:38 PM
    Yeah, I don't disagree with break-in, just the amount of hours one claims, its the extreme side where you wonít know until 500 hours, just not for me, others seem to fair ok with it, all subjective IMO.
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    August 10, 2020, 10:38 PM
    Yeah, I don't disagree with break-in, just the amount of hours one claims, its the extreme side where you won’t know until 500 hours, just not for me, others seem to fair ok with it, all subjective IMO.
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    August 9, 2020, 10:33 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Technical specifications: Type: 4-way sealed box Woofer: 2 x 250 mm CELL Aluminium Sandwich Accuton (custom design) Mid Woofer: 190 mm CELL Aluminium Sandwich Accuton (custom design) Midrange: 168 mm CELL Ceramic Accuton Tweeter: 25 mm CELL...
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    August 9, 2020, 10:32 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Sealed. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 9, 2020, 05:55 PM
    Nice. I was kind of torn, but they kept saying the direct cable sounded best. I think itís Crystal Cable. But you give up some flexibility. You have that! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 9, 2020, 01:47 PM
    Vince laid it out nicely, though I was hesitant and still am to do the silver paste. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 9, 2020, 01:46 PM
    I like the option to choose cables, so the Kuzma was ordered with Nordost cable from cartridge to the Din barrel. From their I run Nordost DIN to XLR into the Phono. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 8, 2020, 09:37 PM
    Did you get the arm with the cable that runs straight through? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 8, 2020, 08:36 PM
    Congrats! I love mine. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 8, 2020, 08:04 PM
    K is for Kuzma Coming from the 4Point 9 and Cartridge 40 to the 4Point 11 with Nordost cabling from the cartridge connection to DIN like I had on the 9, along with the Cartridge 50 with sapphire stylus. The 11 even has a vertical and...
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    August 8, 2020, 06:15 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Accuphase retail pricesheet in Accuphase
    Japanese prices x 6. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 8, 2020, 06:08 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    Well before, all weíve been getting is static pics, nothing showing them to scale next to racks and gear. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 7, 2020, 08:13 PM
    Great pic. Looks like a lovely spot with a lovely lady. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 7, 2020, 08:12 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Ha! Yes, we will have to start calling this the ďsend to Mike to play withĒ room. Dang, I love free stuff, even if itís for a short while. You think MBL might just forget they sent me the Xtremes to play with? Sent from my iPhone using...
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    August 7, 2020, 08:10 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Estelon Forza + Gryphon Essence amp + Gryphon Zena preamp - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 7, 2020, 08:10 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Estelon Forza + Gryphon Essence amp + Gryphon Zena preamp - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 7, 2020, 08:10 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Estelon Forza + Gryphon Essence + Gryphon Zena - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 7, 2020, 06:20 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Not sure how long we will have these in the store, so if youíre interested in a listen, come on by! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 7, 2020, 06:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
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    August 7, 2020, 06:17 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
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    August 7, 2020, 12:16 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    For me it would come down to the 866 or Luxman 590x. Both are winners. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • UltraFast69's Avatar
    August 7, 2020, 12:25 AM
    Knives can kill too! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 6, 2020, 11:16 PM
    You should. Love your pics! Great musical system you have there. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 6, 2020, 11:08 PM
    Donít be silly. You have a turntable, so youíre ok by me! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 6, 2020, 09:32 PM
    I was kind of bummed. I had a long talk with the distributor who gave me all the poop. Was hoping for more internal changes. He did say the P3ESR anniversary to P3XD was ďincredibleĒ. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    August 6, 2020, 09:13 PM
    Itís identical to Anniversary Edition. Only P3 and C7 get some upgrades with XD. P3 gets the most. 30, SHL5+ and 40 remain identical to anniversary edition. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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Audio, Bicycles, Travel
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Seafood Processor and Distributor

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Source Analog: Kuzma Stabi R with 4point 11 arm & Kuzma 50 Cartridge
Source Digital: Aurender N10 | Brinkmann Nyquist MK II
Amplification: Dan DíAgostino Momentum Pre Amp and Monos | Boulder Phono 508
Speakers: Wilson Alexias
Cabling: Nordost Valhalla 2/Odin: power, interconnects & speaker | Ansuz: C2 power & interconnect | Audioquest Diamond RJ45ís
Power: Nordost QRT series | CAD GC1 | Furutech FP55SN cable from 20 amp breakers to Furutech GTX D NSF packages | Keces P3 & P8 | ADD POWR full series | Environmental Potential EP2050
Other: HRS M3X | Stillpoints Ultra 6, SS & Mini | Nordost Sort Cones TC & BC | AQ Vox SE switch | etherREGEN | Gigafoil v4 | Vicoustics | Audio Desk Systeme - Glšss







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