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    Re: HT vs Home Audio System

    That Dynavector article is nearly 20 years old. And the processor is no longer made. Interesting approach nonetheless.
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    Re: HT vs Home Audio System

    Yes, sorry I was not clear. I am familiar with the upgrade. I actually had it done to my unit. But the board upgrade, as you well pointed out, only allows the SP3 to pass 4k (it does not decode it)....
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    Re: RIP Dave Brubeck

    Dave Brubeck died years ago (2012). This is ďalmostĒ fake news.
  4. Thread: Maintenance

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    Re: Maintenance

    One of the best checks anyone can make is to run frequency sweeps and measure the response. Doing that can help easily identify equipment that is not working properly (for example, a damaged tweeter,...
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    Re: Qobuz And Tidal vs Spotify

    Not to mention that many so called high-Rez files do not contain and more musical information than the original 16/44 CD.
  6. Re: Devialet Expert Pro 140 (no pre out) and Subwoofer

    Here are a couple of articles that might provide insight into your question.


    How to integrate a sub here:

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    Room Correction App

    Since you are using Roon, I highly recommend that you take advantage of its DSP functions.

    You can use a computer with appropriate software (I use REW which is free) and a calibrated microphone to...
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    Re: Sound quality of cellular data streaming

    I personally think that the important thing is that you are feeding bit-perfect data to your DAC. I am not sure if you can do that with your phone though. For example, I read elsewhere that Airplay...
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    Re: Sound quality of cellular data streaming

    How are you transferring the data to your DAC? Airplay? BT? Other?
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    Re: Subs for Ultra Fast Speakers

    Regardless of who sells what, you canít argue with physics. And while it is true that JL makes an outboard crossover, other manufactures also make outboard crossovers to get similar results. Also you...
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    Re: Tidal versus Quobuz

    Wondering whatís the difference between the premier and sublime. Wasnít clear to me at Qobuz site.
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    Re: Subs for Ultra Fast Speakers

    Read about properly integrating a sub here.

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    Re: Subs for Ultra Fast Speakers

    Totally agree.
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    Re: Running Roon Core on a Virtual Machine

    I agree. I used to run VM Ware (running a virtual Windows machine in my Mac) at a time when some products did not offer a Mac version and sometimes it was a real pain.

    This solution requires some...
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    $30k for a tonearm? $15k for a power cord? Thatís just crazy!
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    Vinyl Album Storage Rack

    I recently bought a unit from Ikea. It is called Kallax.


    https://www.ikea.com/us/en/p/kallax-shelf-unit-black-brown-60275812/

    They come in different sizes and colors.
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    roon core options

    What did you just said? [emoji15][emoji15]
    That almost sounds illegal.
    I think your dog just used your computer. Yes, right? [emoji2960][emoji2958]
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    roon core options

    As others have said before me, you will be better off NOT running Roon Core on a NAS. Using a separate computer will allow you flexibility to try out other computer intensive software such as...
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    Re: Music Collection

    After re-reading your post my take away is that you are primarily into "collecting" as opposed to just building a music library. I have a friend who enjoys buying and collecting limited...
  20. Re: Hundreds, Even Thousands Of Dollars For Speaker, Power, And Other Cables...Really?

    Quiet until you decided to throw in a grenade. [emoji28]
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    Re: Another silly question

    A good reason to keep it off is to avoid accidents. If you have a detachable cover, and you put it on when playing, you have to maneuver the cover over the record/arm/cartridge while the record is...
  22. What has the most audible impact in a digital HI-Fi set up after speakers, amps and DAC?

    Here is an article that looks into many of the factors that you mention and attempts to objectively evaluate how much they affect the sound.
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    Re: Roon lifetime price increase to $699

    Roon envy anyone?
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    Roon lifetime price increase to $699

    Like Mike said: ďaudiophile nonsenseĒ which is a polite way to say B*.
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    HT vs Home Audio System

    I have the SP3 digital preamp also. But it has become primarily a switching board. I use different DACs for 2-ch audio and multichannel, and also an Oppo 205 to handle 4K video since the SP3 cannot...
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