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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 10:52 AM
    Koetsu Onyx Platinum There are quiet trackers and then there is this cartridge. Amazingly quiet. The sound? It’s so musical and engaging. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 10:24 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Rega P10 in Turntables
    We have the P6 and P8. I think we need a P10. Great turntables. So alive and dynamic. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 AM
    How did you solve it?
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  • Fer1000's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:23 AM
    For my Lumin A1 I´m using Supra Cat 8 Ethernet Cable and IMHO it works good for me.
    9 replies | 277 view(s)
  • wklie's Avatar
    April 20, 2021, 10:36 PM
    The recommendation of unshielded CAT-6 is due to: - Shielded network cable caused network instability problems in a few cases (some of them are using other network streamers not Lumin). Some EtherREGEN users also found unshielded cable to be...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 20, 2021, 09:50 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9’s in Magico
    Apparently the CH video floating around is a fake video!! Can’t wait to hear these in person. The specs, the design is just mind blowing and total state of the art. 1000 pounds of sheer amazement! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 20, 2021, 05:51 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Rega P10 in Turntables
    We have the P6 and P8 in the store and love them. The P8 had me sit back and say “wow!” So dynamic and musical for such a modest price point. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 20, 2021, 02:03 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Magico A5’s Arrive!!!! in Magico
    Yes sir. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    April 19, 2021, 09:25 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin, Leedh’ing the way in Lumin
    Gain is a function of DAC and amp. You changed the DAC / amp of course the gain will be different. The streamer having bit perfect output cannot make a difference in measured gain. To prove this, you simply need to use a computer (instead of...
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    April 19, 2021, 12:36 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin, Leedh’ing the way in Lumin
    1. If you use the volume of an integrated amp, you should generally set the U1 MINI to disable the Volume Control (such that volume is 100 with max volume % at 100), otherwise the Lumin output to the DAC will no longer be bit perfect. For Lumin...
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    April 19, 2021, 12:25 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Fuses in Lumins? in Lumin
    Thomas, check PM.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 18, 2021, 09:46 PM
    Thank you. I consider the D-08u very very “vinyl like”/analog, even more so than the new D-10x, which is excellent in its own right and offers some advantages over the D-08u. However, the D-08u via USB didn’t shine as much as the D-08u with...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 18, 2021, 06:25 PM
    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 18, 2021, 05:05 PM
    Using Miyajima Zero Mono Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 09:32 PM
    Please use iPad to run YouTube app, then select AirPlay to Lumin.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 08:22 PM
    Original pressing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 08:20 PM
    Well, based on how they pair with the Franco Serblin’s, I assume, very well. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 07:51 PM
    First pressing Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 07:48 PM
    Mike replied to a thread which network cable in Cables
    This! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 07:12 PM
    Original first pressing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 03:54 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Boulder 866 in Boulder Amplifiers
    The world's BEST integrated amplifier. The Boulder 866. I'll never be the same. - YouTube
    45 replies | 4451 view(s)
  • wklie's Avatar
    April 17, 2021, 01:46 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin T2 Minimserver offline in Lumin
    Please see if you can try a different WiFi router.
    4 replies | 331 view(s)
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    April 17, 2021, 01:41 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin X1 'V2' in Lumin
    X1 will remain to be our flagship and not to be superceded anytime soon.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 16, 2021, 10:41 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Lumin X1 'V2' in Lumin
    I don’t think so any time soon. Would love to see them branch beyond Sabre for a Statement piece. Maybe ladder DAC? Something new? AKM might not happen anytime soon since the factory burned down. How about a power supply in the same chassis...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 16, 2021, 04:34 PM
    Looks awesome in black. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 15, 2021, 08:50 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Second Homes in General Off Topic Forums
    Hey! Wait, what? How close to me? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 08:23 PM
    Ballpark is $10k, but “TBD” Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 10:22 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    There’s some fabulous tier 1 & 2 brands like Soulution, AudioNet, Goldmund, etc. I’m going to just see what happens. Although a 725/711 combo remains dancing in my head. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 09:52 AM
    I’ve had some customers use uship.com with good success. I haven’t personally used it as we have several corporate accounts with SAIA, Pilot and others. We buy pallets (oh, by the way, if you buy 10 plastic pallets, they come....wait for...
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    April 15, 2021, 09:21 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    Our business model of finding the best in all categories won’t work. They will probably have a small group of “all-in” dedicated dealers and I wish them luck. I’m sure Gryphon speakers, cables and racks are good, but nobody, and I mean...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 07:25 AM
    N-05XD | OVERVIEW | ESOTERIC:Japan high-end audio manufacturer | エソテリック I’m already thinking of amp combinations. Boulder 1161 Pass X250.8 Pass XA30.8 Sim 860V2 Luxman M900u Soulution 3 series
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 15, 2021, 07:10 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko Extreme in Taiko Audio
    Since it’s in the AudioQuest room, we use an AQ Dragon Source. We use the V14 Digital on the Aurender in the front room (the Shunyata room). Oh, and I ordered my Aurender N30 yesterday for that room. Silver.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 08:08 PM
    Good! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 08:08 PM
    I love it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 07:52 PM
    Tapatalk works great. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 07:39 PM
    It’s on your end. No changes here. Use Tapatalk on phone or tablet when you can. If things go wonky, you’ll have dozens posting about it. If not, then it’s you. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 07:33 PM
    Freight. UPS and Fedex have weight limits of 150 pounds, but here’s the issue: Drivers are hired to lift up to 75 pounds. Anything over this and you risk them kicking it off the back of the truck. Strap to pallet. Use freight. Sent...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 14, 2021, 11:26 AM
    No issues here. They’ve been great. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 14, 2021, 07:19 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Gryphon News in Gryphon Audio
    I understand some went up a little and some went down a little. Perhaps someone can confirm the price of the Diablo 300 for example. It was $16K. George - I agree. It will be interesting to see if dealers who were “all in, lock, stock and...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 10:50 PM
    No apology necessary. I’m just scratching my head. These are very easy challenges he has. Maybe he needs a good dealer.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 09:58 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Fyne 704’s in Fyne Audio
    Very. Been playing non stop. Smoooooooooooooothing out now. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 02:15 PM
    Speed controller is the REGA Neo. Reality is he should upgrade to the P6 to get all the goodies! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    15 replies | 875 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 11:45 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Review: Pass Labs INT-250 in Pass Labs 
    Amazing intrgrated. A beast! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 11:14 AM
    So much here. He can upgrade from a P2 to a P3 and that solves the ease of speed change issue with a speed controller. Easy and gets a better sounding table to boot. He can add a VPI ADS to his P2 and then it’s perfect speed and changing with...
    15 replies | 875 view(s)
  • wklie's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 10:49 AM
    I'm slightly surprised he dropped Marantz (= Denon). With Onkyo (= Pioneer) financials causing delisting, that leaves buyers only one major alternative: Yamaha. In spite of the firmware updates, I still see Denon / Marantz as market leading AV...
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  • wklie's Avatar
    April 13, 2021, 12:26 AM
    Did you just update the Marantz? Can you verify that other parts are working, not just the network is failed? Marantz / Denon AV receivers do not have USB DAC input. They have USB type-A port but it's for USB storage: To access Marantz /...
    25 replies | 680 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    April 12, 2021, 08:18 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Taiko Extreme in Taiko Audio
    Just listen to instrument decay. It goes on forever. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    April 12, 2021, 01:15 PM
    Perhaps. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 12, 2021, 01:12 PM
    Is the wood on top? The 595 is wood all around, not just sides. I asked Luxman and this is what they told me. Maybe that’s why Accuphase costs more here! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    April 12, 2021, 01:01 PM
    The REASON is that US government regulations don’t allow wood over any piece of equipment for CSA safety reasons. Japan apparently isn’t concerned. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    38 replies | 1975 view(s)
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    Unit is still closing down , when Psu turns hot
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