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    Re: Roomplay Reference With Jim Smith

    The Duelund cables are relatively small, so they can easily be tripped over, so the covers were a safety measure.

    Can't say that they have any sound-related issues, purely for safety, having...
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    Re: Roomplay Reference With Jim Smith

    I actually now have TWO systems, in case one develops an unexpected issue.

    My main system:

    Pass Labs INT-60 integrated amp
    Schiit Yggdrasil - fully updated
    MBP (3) - 10 years old - stripped...
  3. Re: Power amplifiers that excel with very low impedance - and low efficiency loads

    As I said, the client is the one that has restricted me from giving that info. I do not lie to my clients - when I agreed to his request, he felt safe.

    I do understand your position, it's just...
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    Re: Roomplay Reference With Jim Smith

    WOW, Mark!!!

    Thanks for that report.

    I have been moving even further to be certain that the emotional involvement factor - the Musical Engagement - is greater than ever.

    It's related to the...
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    Re: Criticizing a friend's system

    System to room optimization. It can ALWAYS help to correct for various missteps in equipment choices.
  6. Re: Power amplifiers that excel with very low impedance - and low efficiency loads

    Thanks again for all of your replies. It looks to be an exceedingly difficult issue for him to overcome, but at least there have been some interesting suggestions.
  7. Re: Power amplifiers that excel with very low impedance - and low efficiency loads

    Thanks for all of your replies!

    The speakers are a fairly new brand, from outside the USA.

    While my client doesn't want to be involved with pointing out publicly an issue about which he is...
  8. Power amplifiers that excel with VERY low impedance - and low efficiency - loads

    Looking for recommendations for a client.

    Please - submissions not from hearsay, but from actual user experience - Thanks!
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    Re: I couldn't resist!

    Thanks!

    Just a bit more info – in no way do I want to distract from your awesome purchase, but hoping that this might enhance it…

    1 – TRACK DAYS

    When you have signed up, and attend the...
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    Re: I couldn't resist!

    As a former competitive driver with six season championships & numerous other awards, I have found this to be of value (most recently was posted in FaceBook):

    IMO & IME, do yourself, family &...
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    Re: Selecting new speakers

    IMO, IME - the best course - and likely MOST REWARDING FROM A MUSICAL ENGAGEMENT STANDPOINT - is to arrange a visit to Mike's shop - Suncoast Audio - High End Home Audio Store | HiFi Online Luxury...
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    Re: MAGICO M9’s

    From various industry reports that I have received, Magico does not even give their dealers the historical industry minimum 40% margin, & no products are at 50%...
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    Re: New system ..any thoughts

    It all sounds good!

    Having successfully voiced many hundreds of systems to clients' rooms, my only caution would be that equilateral triangles can produce some interesting sound, but usually at...
  14. Re: AV RoomService-EVP (Equipment Vibration Protectors)

    I remember back then, as my shop - Audition in Bhm., AL. - was one of Linn's Top 10 dealers - according to Ivor Tiefenbrun...

    It was only $795 (!), and, IMO - the best at any price until the...
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    Re: Subwoofer 101

    Subwoofery

    Subwoofery: The Basics – PS Audio
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    Re: X150.8 front meter dancing around…

    I really like the people at ZU & their products.

    However, IME, all of the ZUs were somewhat less efficient than their specs claimed, when compared to other competitive lines/products and their...
  17. Re: The newest integrated amplifier from Pass Labs is the pure Class A INT-25.

    I built slideable stands for each of the three GIK panels. The array is about 1/2-1/4 inch in front of the component racks.

    Hmm, I ought to write something about the performance/price ratio of the...
  18. Re: The newest integrated amplifier from Pass Labs is the pure Class A INT-25.

    Nicely Done!
  19. Re: The newest integrated amplifier from Pass Labs is the pure Class A INT-25.

    I would love to try the Pass 25, but am fearful that I will love an amp that is a bit - or maybe a lot - under-powered for my RPR demo sessions.
  20. Re: The newest integrated amplifier from Pass Labs is the pure Class A INT-25.

    My Pass INT 60 in the rack.

    30061


    Although I am a huge fan of the INT 60, the VU meter? Not so much, as you can (not) see below:

    30062
  21. Re: Anyone own KEF Blades - either version? Thoughts?

    Goosebumps is a great indicator of ME.

    Musical Engagement - the ultimate desired outcome for most listeners - IMO...
  22. Thread: My Getaway

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    Re: My Getaway

    It does look very nice. I like the equipment as well!!!

    On the other hand - IMO - it's nowhere near unlocking the ME factor, which looks to be easily available.
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    Re: DB9 Signature

    Awesome!!!

    How did he arrive at the optimum listening position (the Anchor Point)?
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    Re: DB9 Signature

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    Interesting!

    Did he make his recommendation after locating the room's anchor point? :rolleyes:
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    Re: DB9 Signature

    So after a year she missed music so much we bought this new system to once again be in our main living area, with the caveat that the speakers wouldn't be pulled out into the room like the Salons...
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