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    Re: Introducing Roon 1.8 - COMING SOON

    Love it.
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    Re: Perfect Pitch: Why Do People Lose It?

    Statistically, only 1 in 10,000 people have Perfect Pitch hearing to begin with. For the other 9,999, the "echoic memory" only lasts 4 seconds....

    Auditory sensory memory is known as echoic...
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    Perfect Pitch: Why Do People Lose It?

    The how and why people who live long enough lose their Perfect Pitch.

    Perfect Pitch: Why Do People Lose It? - YouTube
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    Re: Harbeth 30.2 in a new room.

    Never underestimate live plants and their ability to add nice amount of diffusion to "relax" the sound and tame some of the reflections. No, they are not quite as effective as panels all over the...
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    Re: Harbeth 30.2 in a new room.

    My chair doubles as my computer desk chair. I can roll it a few feet and I am center stage. It's not a big room. :) It's just an Amazon Basics office chair of some sort, I bought it years ago for the...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    Has been a while since I've listened to this gem. Always a pleasure. :music:


    A legendary engagement at the Pawnshop club in Stockholm, Sweden. Featured are Arne Domnerus (doubling on alto and...
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    I've found over the years that starting the day with a cup of fresh brewed Java and Jazz piano playing some of the Gershwin standards is one of life's small pleasures. As the saying goes: "Sometimes...
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    Re: What are you listening to tonight ?

    One of my absolute favorites. Great album to wrap up the weekend.

    https://aentcdn.azureedge.net/graphics/items/sdimages/b/500/6/9/4/0/1360496.jpg
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    Re: Harbeth 30.2 in a new room.

    Thanks

    Near boundary reinforcement certainly helps if the speaker couples nicely and a balance can be established between too much and just right amount of coupling. The Harbeth 30.2 do not seem...
  10. Re: What was your first high-end component ever?

    First high end piece was a McCormack DNA .5 amp followed by Audible Illusions 2A preamp, finally followed by the beautiful (for the time) Martin Logan SL3, finally replacing the very ho-hum Polk...
  11. Thread: GIK?

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    GIK?

    While I have direct experience with ASC products and have used them in the past, I have never tried GIK. How are effective are GIK products for the money?

    Thanks.
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    Re: Today's Jazz Playlist

    Dizzy Reece is a fine hard bop trumpeter who has been overshadowed by the innovators of the style. He started on trumpet when he was 14 and moved to Europe in 1949. It was while he was based in...
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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...
  22. 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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