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  1. Thread: WHISK(e)Y!

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    Re: WHISK(e)Y!

    Perfect for a hot summer afternoon ...
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    Re: L.A. Speed Check...

    This showed up on my Youtube courtesy of their algorithm ...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTJYNq4GQAE



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    Re: Happy Easter Everyone!

    Happy Easter everyone!




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    Re: Can Bad News conceal Good News?

    All the best for the surgery and with your recovery!
    Don't forget to bookmark AS at an easy to reach place on your browser.

    Best Regards


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    Re: L.A. Speed Check...

    Ha ha ... this is such an epic story!
    Even though I've heard / read it before it just never gets old!

    Here are some more Blackbird Stories
    Blackbird Diaries | Flight Today | Air & Space...
  6. Re: The Intellectual People Podcast - Amir from Audio Science Review (ASR)

    I have the highest regard for measurements and objectivity. But folks like Amir give objectivists a bad name.

    In Hindi we have a saying, "bandar ke haath mein bandook" which literally translates...
  7. Re: Long term lurker more recent participant from TX

    Welcome to AS! What an amazing setup!

    Very "contrarian" choice in gear I must add.
    Refreshing to see something different from the usual suspects.
    I remember reading about that Purity Audio...
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    Re: Thank You Suncoast Audio

    Congratulations on a fantastic setup!
    That installation looks clean as a whistle.



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    Re: Lost another family member last night...

    Really sorry to hear this. Beautiful cat.
    May you and your partner gather the strength to bear the loss.


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  10. Re: JAPRS Reference Recording for Hi Res Format Comparison

    More than happy to. Here they are:

    PCM: Dropbox - PCM.zip

    DSD128: Dropbox - DSD128.zip

    DSD 256: Dropbox - DSD256.zip


    Just can't believe how fast these uploaded
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    Re: Anyone play around with Duelund wire?

    I think that you could see some benefits with a 12 gauge cable. My thinking is that the amps in the bass module can't regenerate a signal that has been lost/attenuated in the 16 gauge cable. The...
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    Re: Anyone play around with Duelund wire?

    This is correct. The thicker gauge allows for higher current.
    In terms of sound, the impression one gets is weightier/meatier sound.

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    Re: Anyone play around with Duelund wire?

    Apart from the electrical characteristics, the 12 AWG will offer lower LF extension.
    The 16 AWG cable seems to attenuate the LF giving the impression of a more precise/fast sound.

    Regards


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    Re: Anyone play around with Duelund wire?

    I had the DCA16GA cables in my setup and they sounded great.
    Some of my friends reported them having a brutal break in period.
    The sound being great for the first 30 - 40 hrs, then fluctuating...
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    Re: Harbeth 30.2 in a new room.

    That room sounds great! Superb near field setup. What you call "small" is pretty decent for many of us!

    IMO monitors really shine in intimate setups like this.

    Regards.



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  16. Thread: WHISK(e)Y!

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    Re: WHISK(e)Y!

    Really sorry to hear that.
    It's nice to have some distractions to help us cope.



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  17. Thread: WHISK(e)Y!

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    Re: WHISK(e)Y!

    Enjoyed a classic Glenfiddich 18 yrs for our wedding anniversary!
    Forgot how good this was. Even the 15 yrs is really good.
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    Re: What is an Audiophile?

    To me an audiophile is an audio enthusiast.

    Within that broad category you have the music enthusiasts and the gear enthusiasts. I tend to move back and forth within that broad area sometimes...
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    Re: Hello from Germany

    Welcome to the forum!

    Which part of Germany are you from?
    I travel on work mostly to the south to the area around Stuttgart and Tubingen.

    Regards


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    Re: Happy New Year everyone!!!

    Happy New Year fellow sharks!
  21. Thread: WHISK(e)Y!

    by Nikhil
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    Re: WHISK(e)Y!

    Have to admit that I was a bit underwhelmed with this one.
    Probably had very high expectations ....

    Tried it both neat and with a splash of water. Any recommendations?
  22. Thread: WHISK(e)Y!

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    Re: WHISK(e)Y!

    Sharing an article that brought up some new names (for me)

    A Whiskey Writer Names The Best Bottles Of Scotch He’s Ever Tasted

    #4 Glenfarclas 17 yrs at $105 sounds like a steal!



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    Re: Time to say goodbye ........

    Congratulations on your retirement!
    All the very best for your plans ahead!

    Regards



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    Re: Zoom Vs Google Meet

    We use Zoom and MS Teams.
    Zoom is by far the better of the two for pure video conferencing.
    Webex, GotoMeeting, Bluejeans are the other offerings that we use depending on the meeting/conference...
  25. Re: The true story of how Billy Joel's, Piano Man, finally caught fire

    Sorry for the late reply but yes that is something isn't it!

    Also very interesting for me was the role radio played in the music industry back then.
    Very fascinating to see the way these guys out...
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