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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    my Son is a live aboard on his 35 foot sailboat (for 5 years now) in the same Shilshoal Bay marina with M/V Freedom (from that video) two docks over.
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    Re: Nordhavn yachts

    i'm subscribed to the Nordhavn 'Dreamers' group distribution list. and i enjoy all the information discussed. i watch some of the youtube Nordhavn content. tried to go aboard one locally a month ago...
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    Re: Recordings to test your speakers

    they have not improved and likely got worse if we take the whole picture. great recordings can still be made. but, of course, the performers are a limitation.

    in what ways have recording...
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    Re: MQA: That Sounds Good. To Me.

    here is why there are no protests over object based dsp multi-channel codecs such as Dolby Atmos (Dolby True HD). it does not hold itself up as a better, more pure version of 2-channel. it's...
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    Re: Taiko Extreme

    my Taiko Extreme USB card had about 60 hours on it as of this morning and it's getting better.

    what's interesting is as i multi-tasked this morning the music drew me into it at a different level...
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    Re: New MSB Feet

    i was not using the stock footers on my MSB Select II as i had each of my 3 chassis on separate shelves with double Taiko Daiza platforms under each. and i used the small Daiza panzerholtz round...
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    Re: Taiko USB Card

    the USB card addition after 12 hours (starting to open up).......impressions and SWAG dot connecting;

    ---a couple of strong references destroyed. Anna Netrebko's, Sempre Libera (88/24 file), track...
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    Re: Taiko USB Card

    finally installed my Taiko USB card in my Taiko Extreme tonight about an hour ago.

    it's a new digital music paradigm. a leap. and i know in 200 more hours it's going to get better.

    wow!
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    Re: Received 2nd Covid shot today

    i'm 69 and got my first shot yesterday, my second one is scheduled for April 15th. i had an appointment for last week, but work needs caused me to miss it. getting an appointment, assuming you...
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    Re: Taiko USB Card

    this card is not yet part of the experience, it's just now about to be introduced. so the MSB Pro USB interface performance with the Taiko Extreme up to now is somewhat due to USB being optimized in...
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    Re: Top Tier Amps

    i think WAVAC is top tier. been around awhile. most expensive amp ever reviewed by Stereophile.

    Wavac SH-833 monoblock power amplifier | Stereophile.com

    and Fremer loved it.
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    Re: MSB Select II

    it's very easy to switch back and forth between Roon and TAS music management systems to A/B tracks with the Taiko Extreme.

    and Quboz is a music streaming service inside Roon or TAS. you see the...
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    Re: MSB Select II

    not to butt into your fun.:rolleyes: but what each of you are saying does not actually conflict.

    just say'n.:P

    Kingsrule can like how Roon sounds (as do i) on his Extreme/MSB Select II (and...
  14. amazing video about listening, in a very special heartfelt way.

    this video was done by Cinematographer Chris Bell, a local audio friend here in the Seattle area. it's about Bob Lichtenberg, who is deaf.

    sponsored by Stereophile, in the memory of Art Dudley.
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    Re: blue note tone poet series

    Tone Poet series has excellent production quality and the pressings have been very consistently top level. i've got most of them so far.
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    Re: After the M9, what's next for Magico?

    i'm guessing that their dealer feedback on customer intentions will be a significant factor driving this process. they might need to slow walk things (tech advances) for proper buying cycles and not...
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    Re: The Truth about The Trinity Sessions

    a DAT recorder is 24 bit, either 44 or 48 khz. so the max high rez you will find for Trinity Sessions is 24/48 on Quboz.
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    Re: The Truth about The Trinity Sessions

    only speaking about the Classic Records 4 disc 45rpm version; there are 4 cuts which i liked and played as demos. "Misguided Angel" and 'I'm So Lonesome I could Cry" are two i enjoy and played often....
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    Re: New AXPONA 2021 Date Announced

    ok, just googled "lou, seattle audio show, july" and here is what i got;

    Pacific Audio Fest - July 30 - August 1, 2021 - Seattle, WA

    cool!!!

    at the Seatac Doubletree Inn near the Seatac...
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    Re: New AXPONA 2021 Date Announced

    there is a regional show being discussed in the Seattle area (drawing from Portland-Seattle-Vancouver B.C.) for August this year. i've not heard anything now for about 3 months, so it may be off the...
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    Re: The Truth about The Trinity Sessions

    as i said above, the Classic Records 4 disc 45 rpm "Trinity Sessions" set is wonderful sounding to me, a powerful musical experience. it's not the clarity or imaging champ, but it's an enjoyable...
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    Re: Fremer responds to Paul McGowan

    did not yet watch the video, but Paul is a salesman, and so i don't take him seriously. his comments tyically are furthering his products or his marketing approach. ad copy.


    i'm a Mikey fanboy.
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    Re: The Truth about The Trinity Sessions

    i think "Trinity Sessions' goes to show you that the music, the recording approach and care, and many times the simplicity, trumps the format. yes, we wish it was all analog. but the magic of the...
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    yes, i do agree that the price puts it in rarefied air for a headphone amp. but i think when you consider (1) what it does do performance wise, (2) the gear it's meant to be mated with and lastly (3)...
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    Re: Tiger Woods Injured in Car Accident

    report is excessive speed on Hawthorne Blvd, very curvy road in Rancho Palos Verdes near LA. lost control, hit the median, rolled the car a few times. lucky to be alive.

    driving a loaner car.
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