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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    https://www.musicdirect.com/Portals/0/Hotcakes/Data/products/7cafd2b7-3ef3-4439-98c6-4f6ad7c6422e/medium/CAPSA8274_.jpg
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    Re: Meet the magic eye vacuum tube

    Radio tuning indicator primarily? They are cool. I do recall seeing radios with those when I was a kid
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    Re: Harbeth 30.2 in a new room.

    Thanks Joe. Not exactly sure where the big room system will take me yet. I could go with the PrimaLuna Evo tube DAC and this Jazz room will be golden. I have the Luxman integrated and the Luxman SACD...
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    Re: Harbeth 30.2 in a new room.

    Mike you have the advantage of listening to them all so I'll take your word for it. I only have the 30.2 and they are definitely keeping me happy.

    Dialed them in a bit more. 1/4 inch at a time to...
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    Harbeth 30.2 in a new room.

    I had my 30.2ís in a room that was 30x30 for two years now. They were great in that large space. No problem filling the room with music. I donít listen at rock convert levels so 70dB average is the...
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    Re: How much quality is on a master tape?

    Thanks for sharing Jim. Great story and memories.

    Nice brief video on the history of Studer. The Studer Legend - the history of our tape machines The Studer Legend - the history of our tape...
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    Re: How much quality is on a master tape?

    $800 for the 2 reel sets. Most are $400-600. Only a few hundred R2R tapes available for purchase new as far as I know. https://elusivedisc.com/music/reel-to-reel-tape/

    A Studer A820 is going for...
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    Re: How much quality is on a master tape?

    A friend of mine had a very nice R2R collection and we listened to quite a bit of music that way over his well setup system in the 90's. I'll say dynamic range, frequency response and tape hiss be...
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    How much quality is on a master tape?

    Original tape recordings of classics like Miles Davis, Kind of Blue, are treasures to be cherished. But given tape's limited bandwidth and dynamic range, does it make sense to preserve it using...
  10. Re: quick question on amplifier power + max gain

    Not a specific answer for audio amplifier but it is the same concept. Relationship Between Gain & Power in Cell Signal Amps.
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    Re: Pass Labs INT-25 Integrated Amplifier

    I think it has been out for a bit since it was reviewed one year ago in Stereophile? The "measurements" section should not be skipped... There are a few quirks. Pass Labs INT-25 integrated amplifier...
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    Re: Pass Labs INT-25 Integrated Amplifier

    Sweet! A line-only integrated, it steers clear of the digital inputs, network functionality and onboard phono stage offered by many competitors. Instead, it presents itself simply as a conduit...
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    Re: Dan d'agostino & focal sopra n.3

    And that was also a nice video of a Studer R2R. What is the point of your comments? This is an audio forum. Open your own threads with whatever description you like.

    I feel so much better now...
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    Re: Dan d'agostino & focal sopra n.3

    Your grade of "poor" on my topic opening skills of a nice integrated playing on a nice pair of speakers in an audio forum, is more of an indication of your personal mental state than my actual post....
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    Re: Dan d'agostino & focal sopra n.3

    While youtube in not the standard by which to judge an audio component, I still think plenty of information can be derived. They also say a picture is worth a thousands words. If that is true, what...
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    Re: Dan d'agostino & focal sopra n.3

    I was very happy with D'Agostino Momentum Monos. Very rich, yet dynamic and resolving without ever sounding lean or threadbare. I think Dan builds fantastic products in his new venture/company not...
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    Re: Dan d'agostino & focal sopra n.3

    I liked the Progression Integrated so I shared it to see if anyone else would contribute to the topic. Is that OK with you or do I need to get your personal permission next time?
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    Re: Dan d'agostino & focal sopra n.3

    Sopra 3? I think 100w of tube power in stereo would be enough for 91.5dB efficient, 8 ohm nominal speaker.
  19. Magico A1 & Boulder 866 - Studer A807 MK2 R2R #01

    Magico A1 & Boulder 866 - Studer A807 MK2 R2R #01 - YouTube
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    Dan d'agostino & focal sopra n.3

    DAN D'AGOSTINO & FOCAL SOPRA N.3 - YouTube



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuJT-GuCWcs&feature=youtu.be
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    I don't do politics but I like Jazz... :D


    New album. Qobuz/Tidal and others.

    Jazz music is the perfect metaphor for democracy,Ē says famed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. At a time when...
  22. Re: ampCamp amp -- a surprisingly beguiling amp

    Looks like a fun project. It has been a long time since I've built any projects but I have dabbled in DIY speakers and basic amps many moons ago. This may be a fun project to tackle. The amp being 8w...
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    Re: point-to-point, hand-wired tube amps

    It is all personal preference, system synergy and even how we hear. I guess my inner music lover preferred the EL34 tubes and the PrimaLuna design more. Price wise, there is a significant difference...
  24. Re: The Truth about D/A and A/D conversion and Digital Media Primer

    My philosophy, in this madness of directional fuses and all kinds of illogical things that are high end audio, has been unwavering for the past decade. Enjoy whatever connects with the inner music...
  25. Re: The Truth about D/A and A/D conversion and Digital Media Primer

    So what are good vinyl mastering principles? How to Master for Vinyl ? Sage Audio - YouTube
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