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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

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    The Audio High-End Has a Cadillac Problem

    Never heard of Tice Clock so I feel better. [emoji1787]

    Today the WSJ says that 17% of dealers are willing to quit the brand and stop selling Cadillacs since they announced that they are ditching...
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    The Audio High-End Has a Cadillac Problem

    [emoji16] expensive upsize!

    Downsizing the house is just one of the issues and quite frankly not the biggest one in my view. (In fact, I am not downsizing either).

    The most ardent followers of...
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    Re: The Audio High-End Has a Cadillac Problem

    The Cadillac problem that I am referring to is demographics.
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    The Audio High-End Has a Cadillac Problem

    The Audio High-End Has a Cadillac Problem
    Over a decade ago, the folks at Cadillac realized that the average age of their customers kept rising. They soon determined that for many of their...
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    Re: 1950s RCA Living Stereo Commercial

    Research, invention, innovation. Science and engineering at work.

    It is actually amazing to see a technological product invented over 100 years ago still in use today. The ICE and electric power...
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    Is the Emperor wearing clothes? Reminds me of a P. T. Barnum quote...
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    I am now more confused than ever. You certainly made it as clear as...mud.

    First it was 'Unfortunately, no one (I literally mean no one) has ever found a way to measure anything or prove...
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    Actually, there are folks who have devised objective testing and measuring methods for the things that you mentioned in your post. For example, the two articles below discuss "Bits are bits" and...
  10. Re: Are exotic material drivers required for a SOTA loudspeaker?

    Those touting the new materials for marketing purposes are using it as a differentiator from other manufacturers that do not. Whether the new material results in a better sounding speaker or more...
  11. Re: Are exotic material drivers required for a SOTA loudspeaker?

    New materials are always important in the engineering quest for the development of new products or for the improvement of existing ones.

    In the case of speakers, I have seen lots of discussion...
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    Doing some research about this product, I found this:

    UpTone Audio EtherREGEN Switch Review | Audio Science Review (ASR) Forum

    I think I will save my money...
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    Sound Level Meter App

    I started using a free app named NIOSH Sound Level Meter. I have used several sound level meter apps in the past. This one is very simple to use, does the job very well, and it is truly free (no ads...
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    Guys, my question is still: how can can you better performance using your ISP provider modem/router and your own router and/or switch?
    I am looking for technical data not subjective (“I can hear...
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    Re: Your opinion wanted

    How much do you want to spend?

    My thinking is that you are trying to build a system around a component that should not be your top priority.

    IMO the top priority should be your speakers/room.
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    Ethernet switch box

    Thank you! That is what I thought: that the devices provided by the ISP are a modem and a switch.

    So my question is still: how can can you better performance using “their modem” and your “own...
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    Ethernet switch box

    Maybe it is semantics. I believe that the “modem” provided by the ISP is also a routers. Your switch(es) connect directly to the “modem” provided by your ISP.
    So my question still remains...
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    Let’s say that you get your music from a music service like Qobuz, Tidal, etc.

    The signal (audio) gets to the router after traveling thousands of miles from wherever. The router is just a generic...
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    There is indeed a lot of subjective (i.e., scientifically unsubstantiated) claims in this hobby. Buyer beware.
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    Re: Ethernet switch box

    That is funny, and crazy when you realize that it actually happened!
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    Re: Could you survive with streaming music only?

    I have many old(er) friends who have never heard of Tidal or Qobuz. They don’t even know what MP3 is. Yet, they are happily streaming their (lossy) music and have proudly created their own playlists....
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    Re: Could you survive with streaming music only?

    Pictures worth thousands of words...
  23. Ultrasonic Vinyl Record Cleaner Recommendations

    Current Klaudio user here and former VPI 16.5 and VPI 17 owner.

    The Klaudio does what it is supposed to do: it cleans the records with minimal user intervention. Drop the LP in the machine and...
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    Ethernet switch box

    I always thought an Ethernet switch supposed to send data packets for other devices to combine. In my view it would be the other devices (for example a DAC) that would need a clock.
    FWIW I have a...
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    Re: Could you survive with streaming music only?

    All of the artists that I bought their LPs and CDs from already got the money.

    They get extra money (from me) when I stream their music from a subscription service.

    If you really want to help...
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