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    Today, 09:13 PM
    Welcome! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Today, 11:24 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Well, I pay to play hockey, so not that one! Iíll be honest, I try to let all you guys chat more about stuff than always me! Itís far more interesting to see what you guys are discovering. So, Iím sorry I havenít posted more. Sent...
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    Today, 10:11 AM
    Personally record clamps matter, I just retested why they do by using one then removing one. Ansuz offers some real nice stuff and I would guess itís a very nice clamp but Ansuz just canít seem to get off the ground here in the States, and what...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 09:09 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Ansuz Record Weight in Vinyl Accessories
    I can assure you of this: while running the show, plus four of my own rooms, doing press meet and greets and interviews, the last thing I will be doing is spending time listening to a $7000 record clamp. I can barely get a chance to pee! As for...
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    Today, 08:57 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Mike is working, doing installs, several demos daily, working on the new (will be amazing!) Suncoast Audio website, putting two kids through school, running the Daddy taxi service, dealing with a broken AC unit at my house, dealing with car issues,...
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    Today, 06:59 AM
    Audio Research Reference 6SE line preamplifier | Stereophile.com This preamp in my opinion gets you really close to the REF10 in terms of performance. This isnít a small upgrade in terms of Sonic gains. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 10:00 AM
    UltraFast69 replied to a thread Zellaton in Speakers
    Never heard them, but have added them to my Munich list next year assuming it is still a go Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:56 AM
    UltraFast69 replied to a thread step up from N100H? in Aurender
    I also give Aurender credit on many fronts. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:55 AM
    Mordante many have given solid no cost tips, an associate comes over and sells you some Ansuz and plays with the bass traps. My question is did you tackle any of the little to no cost items also never really read if your girlfriend and you are...
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    Yesterday, 09:47 AM
    Seemed to be a nice playing system, and liked how it was demoed using a battery bank which brings some curiosity. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 03:07 AM
    Hey Darrel Looks like you sourced a decent switch. It has a TCXO clock and lots of isolation. It does take 5V and draws 1 amp, if your second port of the Keces is available Iíd consider using this, though they recommend they use their power...
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    October 27, 2020, 11:44 PM
    Mike replied to a thread step up from N100H? in Aurender
    Awesome support from an awesome company. Roon would have you still looking inside to see if you see white, red or green lights.
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    October 27, 2020, 06:38 PM
    Iíve heard both - Xtremes extensively obviously! I was expecting more from the LV to be honest. I may take Trio XDís with a full bass horn stack to be honest. When we can travel again safely, you should join us on the trip to Munich. Itís...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 27, 2020, 06:09 PM
    Have you had a chance to hear either? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 27, 2020, 02:51 PM
    Heard them. Very nice. Would still pick MBL myself Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 27, 2020, 12:31 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Zellaton in Speakers
    He blatantly advertises? Their speakers are $$$$$$$ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 27, 2020, 11:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Zellaton in Speakers
    If you have to ask... Only one dealer. The distributor is the only dealer. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 26, 2020, 11:06 PM
    I still wonder how these actually work, is there some type of magnet that slowly draws and holds vibration, sounds far fetched I know, but something is happening to allow two weeks of rollercoaster results before working. Sent from my iPad...
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    October 26, 2020, 11:01 PM
    The synergy of power supplies, circuitry and wiring are some of what makes the same brand pre amplifier match the amplifier, breaking this is possible, but best done by in home listening IMO assuming you can. You can always use an integrated...
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    October 26, 2020, 10:52 PM
    UltraFast69 replied to a thread Zellaton in Speakers
    Would like to hear their Reference and Statement speakers, maybe Munich 2021 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 26, 2020, 02:38 PM
    Mike started a thread Becoming Mozart in Music Forum
    Now Hear This “Becoming Mozart” | Great Performances | PBS Check out the 36-39 minute mark. Nice system! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 26, 2020, 08:15 AM
    UltraFast69 replied to a thread Tequila in Cooking & Drinking
    Like Audio, all preference. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 24, 2020, 11:54 PM
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    October 24, 2020, 04:36 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Ripping Vinyl in Computer/Digital Audio
    Cool. Iíve wanted to try the Sweet Vinyl products. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 23, 2020, 09:34 PM
    UltraFast69 replied to a thread Tequila in Cooking & Drinking
    Well that makes sense, I donít frequent the shops all that much. I have been indulging in this though after I get home Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 23, 2020, 06:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread F704 Unboxing in Fyne Audio
    The big 7ís! Nice. Give them lots of hours to break in. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 22, 2020, 06:24 PM
    Not that Iím aware of. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 22, 2020, 11:51 AM
    Kingrex replied to a thread New Rega Planar 10 in Turntables
    Whsts great and bad about the Hexmat Yellow bird
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    October 22, 2020, 11:08 AM
    They are paired with VAC and Viola at Elite Audio in SF. If you have a VAC linestage, I would stay with VAC . Mike here liked the VAC Signature 200 amps in a different thread. I can't find the thread. Maybe it got pulled. Maybe VAC is not in...
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    October 22, 2020, 10:58 AM
    Youíre retired! You have time. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 22, 2020, 10:26 AM
    Kingrex posted a visitor message on Benko's profile
    Look at a Mojo Audio server. Single ended is around $5,500. I love mine. I see little difference between it and my friends twice as expensive Aurender A10. Its is superb with internally stored music. Great via a nas. I use HQ Player instead of...
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    October 22, 2020, 10:14 AM
    I'm terrified over 120 mph in my Porsche Cayman S. Its the fear of lift and turning into a leaf in the wind. As the driver is backing down and still in the 200s, I'm thinking no production car even does that.
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    October 22, 2020, 09:56 AM
    Start researching JVC tables. There are strong advocates out there on other forums who have posted perceptions of the best models. They are $1600 or less.
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    October 22, 2020, 09:51 AM
    click GO ADVANCED, click the PAPERCLIP, upload the file (choose file), click upload, close window, click paper clip icon, thereís your picture! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 22, 2020, 09:42 AM
    Kingrex replied to a thread New Rega Planar 10 in Turntables
    Is there and VTA adjustment. Or are you back to shims. Will you also try other mats, such as Herbies. Or just stock. Maybe other cartridges. Totally get why you may not, but it would be nice to know as no audio guy is going to use...
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    October 22, 2020, 09:40 AM
    Testing without photo hosting. Mike, click GO ADVANCED, click the PAPERCLIP, upload the file (choose file), click upload, close window, click paper clip icon, thereís your picture!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 09:29 AM
    Iíll check today, but you should still have no issue uploading photos Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 22, 2020, 09:01 AM
    You can upload a photo without a hosting site. Who said that? Just use TapaTalk. We removed the add on link for photos because it was creating duplicate posts. But we donít require a hosting site for photos. I pay $$ to host all our data...
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    October 22, 2020, 08:37 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Shout out to Magico in Magico
    Donít touch those M3ís, unless youíre going M6! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 22, 2020, 08:06 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Shout out to Magico in Magico
    Bud, no surprise here. You picked a real winner with the S5 Mk2. They do it all. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 21, 2020, 04:26 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Up to DSD512. Makes no difference of the source. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 21, 2020, 04:17 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    No. You have to buy it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 21, 2020, 03:40 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Not sure what you mean by ďdirectĒ. We purchased the download. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 21, 2020, 03:21 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Itís on our NAS in the store. Getting DSD512 resolution. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 21, 2020, 02:42 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Aurender ACS10 with Nimbie in Aurender
    Yes, set it and forget it. We did that with all our CDís in the store. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 21, 2020, 11:29 AM
    Welcome! Check out VPI too for tables. REGA also makes some nice ones too. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    October 21, 2020, 11:26 AM
    Nice write up. I put cash down for and SST, then got cold feet and backed out the next day. I'm still a tube guy. Haven't gone tonrhe dark side yet.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 20, 2020, 06:59 AM
    Congrats. Any first impressions? Antileon Evo would be my pick followed by the 1161. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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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: Stromtank S1000 | Nordost QRT series | CAD GC1 | Furutech FP55SN cable from 20 amp breakers to Furutech GTX D NSF packages | Keces P3 & P8 | ADD POWR Sorcer 4 | Environmental Potential EP2050
Other: HRS M3X | Stillpoints Ultra 6, SS & Mini | Nordost Sort Cones TC & BC | etherREGEN | Gigafoil v4 | Vicoustics | Audio Desk Systeme - Glšss







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