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    Re: Jay's Audio Journey

    Now there is an iconoclastic type fellow the world seems shy of these days. First of his books I read “Surely your joking Mr. Feynman” I couldn’t put down. He’d probably be cancelled today for one...
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    Re: Today’s Install

    Somebody’s having Christmas in June. Outstanding!

    A couple of my audio buddies are big on the VAC, really great sounding kit. Congratulations to the new owner.
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    I respect that. My wife and I entertain somewhat frequently, she’s an executive with a major bank, and we do some catered charity events here, so having folks in the house isn’t terrible strange to...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Thank you Mike. I appreciate the good will and notes of caution. Maybe the wine cellar will act as a lure? (That can be good and bad.)

    And for sure, if I’m not re-evaluating it in a year, the...
  5. Thread: DB9 Signature

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    Re: DB9 Signature

    Awesome looking room and the speakers blend in so well. Congratulations!
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    A sort of “press release” of the business model was posted on Mono & Stereo…

    Rhapsody.Audio- Listening Rooms (RLRs)

    Rhapsody.Audio would like to announce that within the next 2-3months there...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Hi Mike, I am buying the standard “Roma” model, not the bespoke “Roma Triode.” I am also buying the Pilium pre and power amp, as well as a pair of Alsyvox “Boticcelli X”, and Bayz “Courante 2.0.”
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Diesis offers speakers starting at $29,000.

    Yes, Roma Triode in USA is $179,900.
    Roma is $99,900
    Caput Mundi $59,900
    Aura $39,900
    Ludos $29,900
    Bonham tribute dipole sub-woofer (21") with...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Yes Mike, that is the “Roma Triode” model, €150k. It is the bespoke upgrade of the standard “Roma” model (€80k). The “Roma Triode” was developed specifically around AudioNote (Japan) Kondo Ongaku...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Oh, I totally get that. But everyone I’ve showed the pictures too have said they’re beautiful. Now the sound may or may not appeal, and the looks might be odd for some, but the wood, the...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    After I heard the Diesis,I made a point to hear AG at RMAF. What I learned was horns today deserve a listen and consideration for anyone looking for new speakers. Integration of drivers much improved...
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    Re: Pictures of your room

    Now I want to visit Poland. I love the look of your space. Looks nice outside too!
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    Re: Pictures of your room

    You need more records!
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    Re: Jay's Audio Journey

    WOW Jay, those speakers should bring you much musical enjoyment. Would be nice to hear, after you've had the Wilsons in-place for a time, how you summarize the pros and cons vs. the M6. Final...
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    Re: Vivid G2 S2 install today

    From your avatar (update pending?) it looks like you moved from Alexia 2 (?) and ARC Ref160m, but I could be wrong on the amps. Can you tell us more your new choices? (Which look fantastic, those...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Diesis horn / open-baffle hybrids are worth a listen. Some will be gobsmacked like I was, others not-so-much. Such is the nature of the hobby. But for sure Giuseppe has worked some magic integrating...
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    Re: Jay's Audio Journey

    Please forgive me Jay... your big reveal comes tomorrow so I thought it would be OK to derail just a tiny bit longer.

    My room was gutted—ceiling, walls, floor all part of the acoustic modeling,...
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    Re: Jay's Audio Journey

    Well, I've been there to hear the M9s and the Pilium amplification.

    https://www.purewatersystems.com/personal/images/BobVandM9.jpg

    And your comments about "at least 2 untreated surfaces" is...
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    Re: Jay's Audio Journey

    A nicely treated room need not look like an anechoic chamber or recording studio...
  21. Re: Recommend "sliders" for under my A-Pods and Naim Fraim?

    My bad, I thought I’d seen you had A5, still the Magico footers are, pricey!
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Wow, I'm surprised no one has even "liked" the amazing limited edition Diesis "Roma Triode"? I am told the pictures don't do it justice, and IMHO the pictures show one hell of a beautiful speaker. I...
  23. Re: Recommend "sliders" for under my A-Pods and Naim Fraim?

    Personally, I did not find the Herbie's to work at all in my system. I put a new area rug in my music room (this was several years back) and didn't want to put my rack's spikes through the carpet to...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    Now, if just pictures make you want to hear some speakers, check out these shipping to my RLR colleage in Dallas. Diesis “Roma Triode”...
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    Re: Video: World’s Best High-End Speakers 2021

    I saw the Klippel device at the Magico factory. To my knowledge Magico is the only company that has invested the $300,000+ for this instrument. I have not seen anyone, even Magico, publishing the...
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