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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    a new one from ron miles | rainbow sign ...with a very nice contribution from bill frisell
  2. Re: Classical Music Only | What You're Listening to Now, Or Very Recently | Any Mediums :

    another winner from jordi savall that i have come across recently:
  3. Thread: jazz sabbath

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    Re: jazz sabbath

    for those following along at home, milton keanes is releasing a limited edition of 1,500 in MONO, "as originally intended in 1969"

    release date is for the US record store day black friday event....
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    very nice that the solution was simple and quick. it was great that you were able trouble shoot and quickly solve the problem with input from the roon community + support site.

    please forgive me...
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    i am apple only -- hopefully others with a windows PC will post the location
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    make sure your iPhone and iPad are set to use wi-fi rather than cellular -- more than a few times i have had this exact problem and rebooted everything only find i simply needed to switch wi-fi back...
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    Re: tube or solid state phono-amp ?

    pretty hard to demo in the current environment, but home demos are possible for a few i have been looking at. in terms of budget, $6-7K msrp is the high end of what i have been considering ...but, i...
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    Re: Streaming makeover. Pimp my streamer?

    if you are even the littlest bit technical and can use tools such as a screwdriver, then DIY is an option where you can pretty much design what makes exact sense for your system as well as pimp it...
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    Re: tube or solid state phono-amp ?

    thanks for pointing this out. pretty much all the tube phono-amps -- or at least the ones i have been paying attention to -- have internal step-up transformers as the first MC gain stage.
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    Re: Esoteric XD Series

    if i am understanding correctly, this is the same topology used in the aqua DACs...

    The signals sent to the resistor ladders are generated by a proprietary digital circuit, implemented inside an...
  11. Thread: T+A Support

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    Re: T+A Support

    +1

    this was my 100% exact experience in dealing with technical support staff in germany. i would also not hesitate to recommend the brand on all fronts.
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    up until your post i never really thought of roon as a software + hardware package company as their main focus is clearly software ...but i guess they kind of are.
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    i can understand your frustration. in many ways there is a parallel here with apple (sorry randy!) deciding to have a closed system: their software running on their hardware. in doing so they are in...
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    for those interested in this very topic, i can recommend the series halt and catch fire which i believe is now available on netfix -- a great dramatization of the software development and events...
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    given that 1) roon announced this new policy with very short effect and 2) that roon has communicated the underlying issue with manufacturers for over a year, whom should they see about their now...
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    sure, and microsoft (to use a perhaps more palatable computer analogy) was not the first operating system, but they did create software that could run on many different computers (i.e. the "ibm...
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    Re: Another Roon Heavy Handed Policy

    this has turned into a quite an interesting thread and i am really enjoying the discussion of roon's business model. here is my armchair, big-picture take:

    in the audiophile / high-end segment of...
  18. Thread: Gillian Welch

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    Re: Gillian Welch

    Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs - Vinyl LP Boxset - PREORDER just announced.

    get one before they're gone ...you snooze, you lose!!

    Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs - Vinyl LP Boxset - PREORDER – Acony...
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    listening window -- jeff's place article

    an interesting musing by jeff day on what he calls listening window and defines as: the ability of a system to "play back music from any recording media of any quality while still making it sound and...
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    Re: new LP quality + LP hygiene

    tape -- now that is a gentleman's playback format!! ;)

    and, don't think for even a moment that i haven't thought about it ...i fondly remember the R2R in house when growing up. if it were not for...
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    Re: new LP quality + LP hygiene

    yes, i am entertaining thoughts of re-entering analog playback. for some reason, resistance is proving futile... left-brain, right-brain thing i suppose.

    i totally agree with your statements on...
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    Re: new LP quality + LP hygiene

    thanks!!

    looks like two different experiences: @mike has an ~2% defective rate while @mike lavigne has an ~20% defective / less-than-perfect rate. interesting how two guys playing at the very top...
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    Re: new LP quality + LP hygiene

    wow... not a large sample of responses yet but if the average experience of receiving defective records is anywhere close to 33% then that would be a real PinTA and huge disincentive for me to get...
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    new LP quality + LP hygiene

    when reading reviews of new LPs i notice the comments section always has a fair number folks posting that the piece of vinyl they received has some serious flaw: warped edges, off-center spindle...
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    Re: tube or solid state phono-amp ?

    maybe you two should get a room? ...or, at least do us all a favor and just PM each other with all this pillow talk. :heart:

    now back to our regularly scheduled programming...
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