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  1. Re: The Extreme Physics Pushing Moore’s Law to the Next Level

    Dan, thanks. Quite amazing combination of physics and technology. Larry
  2. Re: hello from a conductor, LP collector, audio lover from Paris !

    Don't think we've ever had a conductor on the forum. Are you a descendant of Hermann Abendroth, the famed German conductor of nearly a century ago?

    Larry
  3. Thread: Abbey Road

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    Re: Abbey Road

    https://www.audioshark.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=26590&stc=1

    Larry
  4. Thread: Abbey Road

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    Re: Abbey Road

    I have a safety master of AR. Larry
  5. Re: Computer with Roon and HQPlayer discussion.

    Randy, I have two playback DACs. My multichannel DAC is a NADAC from Merging Technologies. I use my Lampi Pacific for 2 channel files.

    Larry
  6. Re: Computer with Roon and HQPlayer discussion.

    My computer is now about 2 1/2 years old, used with Roon and HQP. I needed something powerful enough to upconvert DSD64 to DSD256 in 6 channels. I had one built for me, the builder consulted with...
  7. Re: Who wants to start an opera LP collection? Only $42K

    Interesting. I was thinking about sending message asking whether the collection includes original British pressings of the operas, like the EMI SAX Columbia blue-silvers and Decca ED1 wide band...
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    Re: Ken Burns Documentary - Country Music

    My father's favorite pop singer was Patti Page and her greatest hit, "The Tennessee Waltz". I think it would qualify for a country and western song, although it was a top 40 chart topper in the...
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    Re: Full range tower speakers, ~$6k and under?

    The new big Elac Adante AF-61's are $5000 a pair. Andrew Jones most ambitious speaker since joining Elac.

    Larry
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    Re: So how old is your "oldest" component?

    One that I use as my main source component is my Ampex ATR-102 tape machine which dates from the late '70's, a bit older than my 40 year old daughter. My other ATR-102 dates from the same period,...
  11. Re: Classical Music Only | What You're Listening to Now, Or Very Recently | Any Mediums :

    Do you know the dates of these recordings? Thanks, Larry
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    Re: Rockport Atria II

    I've had a fair amount of experience listening to the Atria II and the top of the line Lyras. As Super Dave said, the Rockports have strong family resemblance and the Atria II's were very...
  13. Re: Classical Music Only | What You're Listening to Now, Or Very Recently | Any Mediums :

    Jordi comes to Berkeley every year. He is now in his late 70's. He usually varies the cast of musicians he brings with him, depending on the program he has devised. One advantage to his many...
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    Re: The Cheapest Roon Core Computer I could find

    For my mch files I use a Merging Technologies NADAC mch. It is an ethernet device which uses the Ravenna protocol - connecting my computer and NAS unit through a Smart switch. I use a different DAC...
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    Re: The Cheapest Roon Core Computer I could find

    My needs were to have a computer powerful enough to upconvert to DSD256 from DSD64 in multichannel (5.1), using HQP with the filters that I found sounded best. I had one custom built. My builder...
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    Re: The Visit to Mike Lavigne and His System

    To my mind and many others, Mike is the audiophile's audiophile. Eventually I will make it up to his place for a visit.

    Larry
  17. Re: How bad an idea is a new Amp or Integrate before deciding on Speakers?

    I did amp then speakers. Started by being mesmerized by the sound of SETs, finally buying one (a pair of Cary 2A3 Signature Monoblocks used around 2000) and then finding a pair of speakers efficient...
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    Re: Listening to music in analog...

    After starting with vinyl as my analogue standard almost 60 years ago, I made the revelatory (for me) discovery of 15ips 2 track reel to reel tape in 2007. That is the gold standard for me for...
  19. Re: Spinning Tapes at California Audio Show July 26-28, 2019

    https://www.audioshark.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=26082&stc=1https://www.audioshark.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=26083&stc=1https://www.audioshark.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=26084&stc=1ht...
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    Re: New Flat Screen

    My local Costco has a 65" (4K 240 motion, no OLED of course) down to $375 (as of this past Tuesday). I'm getting tempted even though we don't watch much TV.

    Larry
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    Re: Latest email scam/threat making the rounds

    Those Kansas accents can be deceiving.

    Larry
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    Re: Who still makes SACD players?

    Although these are not made anymore, they are still around in copious quantities. I have a Sony Playstation 3 that I bought from a friend who had installed the proper software to rip my SACDs into...
  23. Re: This guy draws in his sleep — but has 'no artistic talent' when awake

    Astral Projection would save a lot on air fare. Also we wouldn't need to have spies in foreign countries!

    Larry
  24. Spinning Tapes at California Audio Show July 26-28, 2019

    I'll be helping out my friend Tim Marutani and spinning tapes at his room at the CAS in Oakland (Airport Hilton Hotel) June 26-28. The room (Board Room 3) will feature Martin-Logan speakers, Doshi...
  25. Re: Inspiring and Classic Classical/Symphonic Music with Amazing Sound?

    The OP has set out a difficult question. So far the answers have focused on the labels which have excellent (amazing!) sound. The problem is what repertoire is best for the beginner. For example,...
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