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  • Mike's Avatar
    Today, 05:16 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Mc3500ii in McIntosh Audio 
    Nice! Congrats. Any pictures? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 08:53 PM
    If not Discrete, than Aqua La Scala all day long. D-06 is good, but La Scala is better. Put some NOS tubes into it and it’s beyond better. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 04:11 PM
    Can’t speaker for Classical Music in particular, but the Innuos app is better than the Aurender app in terms of layout, appearance, etc. That being said, they are both stable, functional and sound great. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 12:55 PM
    Did you watch the Grand Tour about French cars? A classic! Weird Things Clarkson, Hammond and May Love About French Cars | The Grand Tour: Carnage A Trois - YouTube Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 12:15 PM
    A smooth ride! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Yesterday, 09:51 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Esoteric N-01 in Esoteric 
    @mallen123 please update to Esoteric Sound Stream app 2.0.0 and verify that it fixes the problem for you on iOS 14.8.1
    212 replies | 63669 view(s)
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    September 26, 2022, 09:35 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin P-1 arrives tomorrow in Lumin
    When you want to play something from Ethernet, you need to choose what you need to play - pull. That's unlike a TV toslink output - the TV is always pushing audio data to the toslink. To change from external input to network playback, just tap...
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    September 26, 2022, 05:25 PM
    “The power cord is not the last 6 feet, it is the first 6 feet from the perspective of the component. As stated in #1 the local current and electromagnetic effects directly affect the sonic performance of the component.” Introduction: “There are...
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    September 26, 2022, 08:24 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Ian in General Off Topic Forums
    Thanks, you too. I’m ready! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 25, 2022, 10:59 PM
    Like a crystal clear window into the music. We were stunned by the upgrade over the Sigma V2’s. The IC between the dac and pre was jaw dropping difference. I didn’t think they would be THAT much better than Sigma V2. Sent from my iPhone...
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    September 25, 2022, 09:23 PM
    Welcome! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 25, 2022, 02:23 PM
    We’ve had them for months. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 25, 2022, 10:35 AM
    What would it be? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 25, 2022, 08:31 AM
    We still have a few steps left, but things SHOULD be a wee bit quicker today. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 24, 2022, 08:39 PM
    Did PayPal take the money out of your PayPal account or your bank? If PayPal account, lesson learned. NEVER keep money in your PayPal account. If bank, then complain to them. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 24, 2022, 02:46 PM
    We are working on upgrading the servers this weekend. Apologies for the lag. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 24, 2022, 10:55 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin T3 in Lumin
    What led you to think P1 does not have volume control? Volume can be controlled in various apps (true for all Lumin streamers), or using the physical remote (standard for P1, add-on purchase for other models).
    9 replies | 558 view(s)
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    September 23, 2022, 01:48 PM
    Stick with the previous gen Mcintosh you have, it will tame the focal tweeter best. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 23, 2022, 12:06 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin T3 in Lumin
    Inputs are on P1.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 22, 2022, 11:35 AM
    Mike started a thread Taiko Audio’s XDMS in Taiko Audio
    Thanks to Emile and Ed, we’ve been playing with XDMS this morning. I had read people commenting on this early release’s functionality. As my former life was in software, I can assure you that software development is an arduous task at best...
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    September 21, 2022, 08:54 PM
    Japanese SACD CDJapan : Blue Train: Complete Masters John Coltrane SACD Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 21, 2022, 04:10 PM
    Mike started a thread Lumin T3 in Lumin
    LUMIN T3 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 21, 2022, 03:10 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Roon 2.0 update or wait? in Music Forum
    Lampizator just posted this: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 20, 2022, 08:40 AM
    I believe it was a friend who built them for him. DIY perhaps? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 20, 2022, 08:39 AM
    Mike started a thread MBL Speaker Prices in MBL
    If anyone out there in audio land is considering MBL speakers, please contact us BEFORE Friday September 22nd, 2022. Prices go way up after Friday. Don’t delay! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    September 20, 2022, 05:51 AM
    If there are any Lumin U1 / U1 Mini / U2 Mini / T2 / T3 / P1 / X1 users with Accuphase DP-750, DP-570, DP-450, DC-1000 or DAC-60, please contact me for experimenting with native DSD256 support. (Linux native DSD support is impossible for their...
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    September 19, 2022, 11:32 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin, Leedh’ing the way in Lumin
    This is one of the most in-depth comparison of ESS DAC chip volume against Lumin enhanced implementation of Leedh Processing Volume to analog output. In The Absolute Sound issue 330 (Sept 2022) review of Lumin P1:
    234 replies | 51307 view(s)
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    September 19, 2022, 10:56 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin P1 Review in Lumin
    Lumin P1 Network Player/Preamplifier - The Absolute Sound
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 19, 2022, 11:40 AM
    It’s not Lansche. It’s a small company. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • wklie's Avatar
    September 18, 2022, 10:13 PM
    wklie replied to a thread LUMIN firmware version 15.1 in Lumin
    Please check PM.
    6 replies | 563 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    September 18, 2022, 08:13 PM
    He sure is! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 17, 2022, 07:53 PM
    Not sure what they are Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 17, 2022, 04:45 PM
    The customer purchased the Block SE Monos and SE pre in graphite and also purchased the Taiko Extreme from us.
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  • wklie's Avatar
    September 16, 2022, 09:42 PM
    I checked this, none of their umbilical cables are compatible with Lumin connectors.
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    September 15, 2022, 10:17 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin X1 in Lumin
    No, the hardware cannot support that.
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    September 15, 2022, 05:10 AM
    We have overhauled our Qobuz integration in both Lumin firmware and apps. With Lumin iOS app 8.0.1 (released) and Android app 5.1.0 (undergoing approval) we now support Qobuz My Weekly Q on Lumin hardware.
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    September 15, 2022, 12:32 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Esoteric N-01 in Esoteric 
    This is being investigated.
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    September 14, 2022, 09:28 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin X1 in Lumin
    P1 allows a direct connection from CD Transport, but X1 does not have digital audio inputs like P1 does. You may rip the CD to files (e.g. FLAC). Alternatively, subscribe to a streaming service (Qobuz or Tidal) to avoid the need for ripping...
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    September 14, 2022, 09:26 PM
    wklie replied to a thread LUMIN firmware version 15.1 in Lumin
    If it's still not showing, please reboot your MacBook.
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    September 14, 2022, 09:24 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Qobuz problems in Lumin
    Please update the app to 8.0.1
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    September 14, 2022, 08:58 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Lumin App Request in Lumin
    It works normally when I tested a Samsung Tab S8. As an Android OS user and not personally owing any iPhone or iPad, I care about Android deeply. We have also recently procured a low-end Samsung 2022 phone for testing. If you experience severe...
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    September 13, 2022, 12:03 PM
    wklie replied to a thread *NEW* Esoteric N-05XD in Esoteric 
    How did you play it - native app from NAS files, native app from directly connected USB drive, native app Tidal, native app Qobuz, Tidal Connect via Tidal app, Roon, as a USB DAC from a computer, etc.?
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    September 13, 2022, 11:52 AM
    Lumin Firmware 15.1 adds a new free FLAC Jazz radio station. The current FLAC Jazz stations are: - Super Stereo 7 from Chile - City Radio Chile - Cro Jazz - Naim Jazz - Jazz Groove (FLAC requires a paid subscription) Related: - Radio Blues...
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    September 13, 2022, 09:11 AM
    wklie replied to a thread Esoteric N-01 in Esoteric 
    Please tell me the Esoteric Sound Stream app version. You're still using iOS 14.8.1 right?
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 12, 2022, 08:28 PM
    Mike replied to a thread I maybe back too in Introduce Yourself
    Hello and welcome back Jeff. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    September 11, 2022, 10:47 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Esoteric N-01 in Esoteric 
    Have you set the different SSID for 2.4GHz and 5GHz? This is important.
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    September 11, 2022, 09:28 PM
    wklie replied to a thread Esoteric N-01 in Esoteric 
    @mallen123 any update?
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  • Mike's Avatar
    September 11, 2022, 04:31 PM
    If you refer back to the visit from Caelin a few months ago (posted here), we received the same initial training, but it wasn’t finalized. We’ve also had the grounding systems since January to boot. However, we thought it prudent to not start...
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    Hello Peter, can you confirm if there are any plans to replace the X1 soon?
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    Hello Peter
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