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    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    Remastered & Pressed at Quality Record Pressings! Mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound From Original Analog Tapes!
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    January 14, 2021, 08:43 PM
    Cut by Kevin Gray and Steve Hoffman from the Original Analog Master Tapes! This Incredible Album From the '70s is Now Available on Two 180 Gram 45rpm LPs & Pressed at Pallas! Great German pressing on this one. Best Iíve ever heard it. ...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 07:52 PM
    Mike replied to a thread introduction in DIY
    Welcome!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 06:47 PM
    Iím very happy with mine: M17 V2 - NAD Electronics I have the NAD in the family room and the Trinnov in the Home Theater. The NAD is a great performer, better than the Marantz I previously had.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 06:45 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    M9 — Magico Loudspeakers
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 02:17 PM
    Funny, the ones who say they donít care about MQA, insist on having it as part of the alphabet soup when buying a new DAC. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 01:30 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Youíll thank me later. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 09:15 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    Iím still playing with the filters, but 4fs is my fave so far. Iím also anxiously waiting for Roon certification too. Even though I hate the bugginess of Roon and realize it may not be sonically the best, it will be the best option for the...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 08:34 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Esoteric XD Series in Esoteric†
    So much of that going on with the used market right now. Itís really annoying. The historically speaking there wasnít always a major difference between the K1 and K3. But with the XD series, there is a significant difference between the...
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 14, 2021, 07:54 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Esoteric has not licensed Leedh Processing Volume. The I/F firmware is the main unit firmware that interfaces with the network board or SACD drive.
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 10:49 PM
    I would recommend people avoid USB enclosures as much as possible. Many of them are very poor and cause all sorts of issues.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 08:45 PM
    And they supply tables quickly (like 3 days).
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 08:12 PM
    The setup shown (and in the video) is UNDER $6K MSRP. Killa!
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 08:06 PM
    It isnít showing...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 07:56 PM
    Suncoast Audio adds Rega Turntables and Electronics. Here is our brand new P8 and Rega Aria Phonost - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 07:51 PM
    Aaron Neville's Warm Your Heart ó double LP set, 45 RPM from Analogue Productions! Mastered from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman Plating and 180-gram pressing by Quality Record Pressings Tip-on gatefold jacket by Stoughton...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 06:12 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Boulder 1161 in Boulder Amplifiers
    It sounds the same as the 1160, just a little less power.
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 13, 2021, 04:38 AM
    With NTFS, size is usually not the problem (other than slower browsing). Power can be a problem. Some drives require more power than Lumin can provide. SSD is especially demanding in terms of power requirements.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 10:55 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Luxman M900u Monos and C900u in Luxman
    Hi, welcome and thank you for the kind words. Buy another 900u would be my recommendation. The pre change will be a lateral move. The 900u will take your power from 150 watts to over 600 in mono mode, and still handle the impedance swings of the...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 01:07 PM
    Another home run. Various Artists-The Wonderful Sounds Of Male Vocals-200 Gram Vinyl Record|Acoustic Sounds From the Analog Tape Masters Each Track Selected By Acoustic Sounds Owner Chad Kassem
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 11:22 AM
    Iíll try to clean up the offending posts later today. As for the ignore feature, I think you can do that through the web browser only.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 11:06 AM
    Think of the Everest/Combo more in terms of Sonic benefits over the 6000sv2/Sigma XC or Alpha XC rather than current benefits. That being said, in an apartment, I would be very happy with the 6000Sv2/Sigma or Alpha combo. The Everest is quite...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 12, 2021, 10:41 AM
    This morning, I am fondly remembering the good old days of civility. I sure love my Everest/Omega XC. Iím certain it was a big part in my digital sounding sooooo good. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    January 12, 2021, 10:11 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin app & Qobuz in Lumin
    Please clear Lumin app - all data from Android OS, then relaunch the app.
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    January 12, 2021, 12:00 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin app & Qobuz in Lumin
    So this is Lumin Android app specific? Please post a screen capture of the black screen.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 11, 2021, 08:40 PM
    You like it? Use a mono cart. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    January 11, 2021, 08:34 PM
    Myself and Puma Cat have. The Everest builds on everything the 6000Sv2 gives you and just takes it to another level. More depth, blackness, layering. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 11, 2021, 08:11 PM
    Restored and remastered from the original analog tape masters by Andreas Meyer. Lacquer cutting by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, pressed at RTI. Recorded in 1950. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Fer1000's Avatar
    January 11, 2021, 10:10 AM
    Very nice..!!! Many thanks,
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 10, 2021, 07:12 PM
    ďMastered by Joe Reagoso from the original Reprise Records tapes at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood.Ē
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 10:06 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    January 9, 2021, 06:30 PM
    Two to my store! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 11:28 AM
    wklie replied to a thread T2 trouble in Lumin
    For the Tidal login issue, please clear the iPad and iPhone browser cookies. The Tidal login screen is actually an embedded browser window, launched by Lumin app. On iOS, this is usually Safari browser. For the sound output, please change the...
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 07:33 AM
    wklie replied to a thread T2 trouble in Lumin
    We tested Tidal login with no problem. For Tidal, you need to be running the latest Lumin firmware and the latest Lumin app. Please try playing local music files from MinimServer or direct connected USB storage.
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 05:36 AM
    wklie replied to a thread T2 trouble in Lumin
    Does the front panel show MUTE? Please power down the T2. Use a pin to insert into the reset hole at the back. Hold the reset while powering on the T2. Keep holding it for at least 20 seconds until you see some small text on the front panel. ...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 9, 2021, 12:27 AM
    $11,995 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 11:54 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Esoteric N-01XD in Esoteric†
    Yes, you need to use the Esoteric Sound Stream app to update the network firmware. The base I/F firmware needs to be updated using a computer.
    169 replies | 8368 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 10:46 PM
    https://www.monoandstereo.com/2020/09/new-luxman-l-595a-limited-edition.html?m=1 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 10:45 PM
    X1 / T2 is 3.5dB louder than S1 / A1 / T1 / D1 / D2. Please set Analog Output Level to Low if you find it too loud. There is no difference between setting Normal and Low if the effective output volume are the same by adjusting the volume. With...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 08:51 PM
    Ha! Listen to the whole album. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 08:19 PM
    This is a good article. I find streaming causes a lot of hopping around. With vinyl, you sure wonít do that and with a CD, unlikely, but you may grab that remote. One of the reasons I love vinyl is that it literally forces you to listen to an...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 12:43 PM
    Ok, my apologies. All good. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 11:02 AM
    Thank you. I get a little irked when someone calls my baby ugly. Iíve tried to stay out a little of the conversations because Iím far more interested in learning what YOU guys think. For example, I learned a lot on the public pricing thread that...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 8, 2021, 10:02 AM
    Seriously? I work hard to build and promote my forum. Unfucking believable.
    115 replies | 2808 view(s)
  • Andik777's Avatar
    January 7, 2021, 01:59 PM
    Thanks, I have an external disk connected directly to the X1, it works without problems.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    January 7, 2021, 12:48 PM
    Yes. Itís been playing non-stop. Opening up nicely. It has a meaty full sound with a detailed, but smooooooth top end. Tried it with pre and without. I may like it direct better. Definitely a really good DAC with great features for $9995....
    35 replies | 2216 view(s)
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