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    Re: Rockport Orion

    Nice looking three-way speakers. Itís a shame they couldnít manage to pull this off for under $100K.

    Ken
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    Re: Gryphon Audio Apex Stereo

    I think it could power my townís passenger train line.

    Ken
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    Re: NEW MSB Digital Director

    Forwarding this email from MSB Technology:

    Greetings,

    It's here! We have been working towards this point for a few years now and are wildly excited to share the results with you. Introducing,...
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    Re: NEW MSB Digital Director

    So basically you take your digital input modules out of your MSB DAC and plug them into the Digital Director. Then the Digital Director outputs Pro ISL (Optical) and Control Link (to control DAC...
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    Re: Hurricane Source vs HC

    I think Garth would know. I wouldnít expect a headphone amplifier would draw any more current than a preamp.

    Ken
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    Re: Scott Joplin - Maple Leaf Rag

    I love the soundtrack from The Sting. One of my all-time favorites.

    Ken
  7. Thread: Wadax?

    by Alpinist
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    Re: Wadax?

    Listened to it at Capital Audiofest for quite awhile. I thought the sound quality was unremarkable. In my honest opinion, the Select DAC sounds significantly better. Mike B. was sitting right next to...
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    Re: DíAgostino vs Gryphon

    +1

    I owned the Magnepan 3.7ís and the 20.7ís are on a different planet. Pass Labs has amazing synergy with Magnepan and delivers more than enough current to make them shine.

    Ken
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    Re: AudioQuest Dragon Power Cord Review

    Go with Dragon Source power cords on digital sources. They are specifically designed for digital sources. The improvement in sound quality they provided on my Select II DAC over other high-end power...
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    Re: Prayers for Ukraine

    Hi Adam,

    God bless your and the people of Polandís efforts helping Ukrainian refugees. Poland is truly Ukraineís best friend. My wife is currently in Lviv helping her Mom take care of her Dad, who...
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    Re: B&W 801D4 review

    If I was just getting into this hobby and had $35,000 to spend, the 801 D4ís would be at the very top of my list. The improvements made in the latest version of these speakers has eliminated the last...
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    Re: AudioQuest Dragon Power Cord Review

    I would love to have the AudioQuest Dragon HC power cord between the wall outlet and my Niagara 5000 but the 3.0 meter long power cord would be super expensive. Iíll stick with the Hurricane HC for...
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    Re: AudioQuest Dragon Power Cord Review

    I agree itís best to use AudioQuest power cords with the AudioQuest Niagara power conditioners. The Dragon Source power cords on my Select II DAC plugged into my Niagara 5000 are simply stunning....
  14. Re: Senate Passes Bill that would make Daylight Savings time permanent

    I am all for this as I would love that extra hour of daylight at the end of the day during the winter months. I donít care if itís dark first thing in the morning.

    Ken
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    Re: AudioQuest Dragon Power Cord Review

    Iíve had numerous high-end power cords on the Vandersteen M7-HPA monoblocks including the AudioQuest Hurricane High Current. After exhaustive listening comparisons I determined the stock power cords...
  16. Re: Audioquest Mythical Creatures Analog Interconnects

    The Dragon Source power cords were a game changer on my Select II DAC. I tried a bunch of high end power cords before them and nothing else was even in the same ballpark. I would consider trying...
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    Re: Prayers for Ukraine

    Brian,

    Just devastating. Iím so sorry.

    Ken
  18. Re: Audioquest Mythical Creatures Analog Interconnects

    WEL Signature MSRP is $8,500 for 1.0 meter XLR.

    Ken
  19. Re: Audioquest Mythical Creatures Analog Interconnects

    Hi Mike,

    I have no doubt the Dragons are the best AudioQuest interconnects yet but what is the MSRP?

    Ken
  20. Re: Audioquest Mythical Creatures Analog Interconnects

    If it were me, and I wanted AudioQuest solid Perfect Surface Silver interconnects, I would pick up some discounted WEL Signature because the Dragon interconnects are going to have stratospheric...
  21. Thread: MSB Select II

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    Re: MSB Select II

    Reposting this in the appropriate location.

    If youíre wondering why MSB hasnít made any hardware updates to the Select II DAC itís because they havenít been able to improve on any of the...
  22. Thread: Double 11s

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    Re: Double 11s

    Congrats on your DB11S!!! They look gorgeous in that color. Iíve listened to these speakers and they are amongst the most natural sounding Iíve heard.

    Enjoy,
    Ken
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    Re: 8 DACís in 16 minutes

    If youíre wondering why MSB hasnít made any hardware updates to the Select II DAC itís because they havenít been able to improve on any of the individual areas of its modular design.

    According to...
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    Re: Is MQA Fading Away?

    There is no issue here, just the typical anti-MQA rants from the usual suspects. MQA is available for many albums and through Tidal, and most DACs can decode it. High Res is available for many albums...
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    Re: Prayers for Ukraine

    Hi Adam,

    God bless your efforts helping Ukrainians get to safety. What an extraordinary thing you are doing. The Polish people have been amazingly compassionate helping the Ukrainian people.
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