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    Re: rectifier tube noise - is this normal?

    thanks for the replies! i went ahead and ordered a new rectifier tube so as to definitively rule that out before escalating.
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    rectifier tube noise - is this normal?

    there is a distinctly audible "hissing" type noise coming from the 5u4-gb rectifier tube on my new power amp. to be clear, the noise is coming from the tube itself, not the speakers. i thought this...
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    Re: Top Phono Stages - what comes to mind?

    for a tubed phono optimized for LOMC carts, thomas mayer D3a phono amps should probably be part of your due-diligence.

    Phono preamplifiers by Thomas Mayer - VinylSavor - Thomas Mayer
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    Re: Something new from Esoteric?

    looking at the specs, i see it also supports analog input w/ one each of XLR and RCA ... this makes the n-05xd particularly interesting.

    just thinking out loud here but any thought / comments on...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    riffing off a george russell post in the vinyl / LP listening thread: ezz-thetics ... a lot to like in this title.
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    Re: Something new from Esoteric?

    nice ... and there is a black version!!
  7. Re: John Darko - Why donít I use a better sounding turntable?

    not meaning to derail the thread but fremer seemed to have a more positive assessment of the new technics turntables ... at least the sl-1200g:

    "the new SL-1200G, which though it looks like the...
  8. Thread: Taiko Extreme

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    Re: Taiko Extreme

    how many takio extremes are in the wild? assuming the USB PCIe card manufacture is outsourced -- it would seem selling the card separately to be a relatively easy business opportunity to undertake...
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    Re: What Vinyl Do You Have On The Table?

    new york, N.Y. -- so nice they had to name it twice :)

    great title and i love the jon hendricks narration.
  10. Re: Heads-up, changes en route: Adding AudioNetís engineering-marvel Humboldt to the system

    in europe the "." and "," are reversed in numbers. so the stated frequency range in the audionet spec screenshot is:

    0,00 - 700.000,00 Hz (-3db) ... ie: 0 - 70 kHz (-3db)

    let's just say there...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    nice cerebral rendering of some surf, desert and other guitar classics by bill frisell. almost positive it is an all analog recording as it was recorded at flora recording & playback in portland, OR...
  12. Thread: pre-amp advice

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    Re: pre-amp advice

    thanks for the thoughtful and helpful posts -- please keep them coming!
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    the volume control on my DAC is in the digital domain -- so, it is a passive pre-amp of sorts. as...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    while this is certainly low-key (late-nite) listening, it is anything but background music ... very interesting and engaging. i will be exploring more from this artist and trio.

    -ymmv
  14. Thread: pre-amp advice

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    pre-amp advice

    currently, i have engaged the volume control on my DAC and am running the analog output directly into my atm-300r SET power amp. using this method, i certainly cannot complain about the sound....
  15. Re: Whatever happened to the Western Electric amp and 300b tubes?

    looks like WE have restarted 300B production and are taking orders for current delivery ... $1,499 per matched pair. they list an expected life of 40,000 hours(!) and offer a 5-year warranty. i will...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    georg solti + vienna philharmonic | der ring des nibelungen -- decca ...the full cycle

    epic recording made from 1958 to 1966. while a complete listening is a 14.5 hour commitment, given the...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    some great musicianship in this title as well as very nice retro sounds from a mix of (sub)genres.

    fwiw, i am told that memphis is the new austin
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    Re: air tight atm-300r SET amp

    truth be told, they sound quite similar. it is just that the air tight SQ is on a higher level -- every aspect of that SET goodness is operating in overdrive. the sound is quite rich and textured. it...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    completely random, but for some reason all roads seem to lead to bobby hutcherson recently ...two starkly different titles that i have been listening to this afternoon:
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    now in the system: air tight atm-300r SET amp

    new SET power amp in the rig: air tight atm-300r

    have about 20 hours on it so far... and, i will forgo all the audiophile adjectives and get straight to the bottom line: this thing is so good it...
  21. Thread: Taiko USB Card

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    Re: Taiko USB Card

    very nice.

    have been thinking about an mk-ii version of my transport ...anyone know if it is for sale as a stand alone PCIe card. or, do you have to get the server also?!
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    Re: Received 2nd Covid shot today

    natural selection at work
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    Re: Thank You Suncoast Audio

    fantastic system - congrats!! -- very elegant.

    and, i see arnold did you a solid with the core audio racks. really ties the room together ;):D
  24. Thread: Top Tier Amps

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    Re: Top Tier Amps

    lmao!! ...the genesis / hyundai would NOT satisfy the intangible test. i would, however, offer tesla as a tier-1 on intangibles, model 3 included.

    in the event i upgrade speakers to the level of a...
  25. Thread: Top Tier Amps

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    Re: Top Tier Amps

    great thread ...really thought provoking -- in a good way.

    all day i have been seriously struggling with the consumer perception aspect you are trying to drill down on. and, every time i try to...
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