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DAC suggestions for a reasonably modest system

I have two systems currently fed by a SMSL SU-9n via Y splitter.  It's time to add a new/used DAC...

Is it even possible to get a factory authorized dealer to give a discount?

Over the years I run into the same thing over and over. I go to a dealer of my favorite gear and ...

Looking for a smooth sounding 6922 variant

Hi folks.  I am currently auditioning some cables and am starting to suspect that a bit of higher...

Recommendations for good WiFi speakers

Any recommendations for WiFi (not Bluetooth) speakers that are either battery-powered or can be p...

Line Magnetic 218a vs Leben CS600 -- am I insane? (aka when good beats great)

I first got into hifi around 2012. After a lot of listening sessions, I bought a Line Magnetic 21...

Audio Artistry Beethoven Elite

Hi, i inherited a pair of Beethoven Elite by Audio Artistry but i dont know how to use them. Are...

How important is the efficiency of a speaker to you?

I went to an audio meeting recently and heard a couple of good sounding speakers. These speakers ...

BTO Not Fragile

I remember when I was a kid, maybe 5th or 6th grade, listening to music (vinyl) in my cousin’s ba...

The Emperor Has No Clothes!!

Read a post the other day where someone characterized a server/streamer as “sweet and tube-like s...

AV Preamp upgrade for 2.2 analogue audio help!

Hi all   Hopefully this hasn't specifically been discussed before.  First post so 'Hello!', and...

Aurender A Series DAC Performance

I’m shopping for a streamer and also an upgrade to my Benchmark DAC3. So what’s the quality of th...

SVS Subwoofer Connection

The manual shows running one set of wires from the speaker level outputs on the amp to the speake...

Sansui 441 speaker recommendations

I am looking for some speaker recommendations for a Sansui 441 11 wpc 8 ohm receiver that I was r...

Review: Aidas Mammoth Gold mk2 MC cartridge

Aidas Mammoth Gold Moving Coil Stereo Cartridge January 2024

Opinions on audio equipment and brown outs

I’ve looked at conditioners vs regenerators. From my experience the current is alot different in ...

Minimum Power Needed to Drive Klipsch Cornwall IVs? - Considering Erhard_Audio Ray

Hi, I'm new to the the hifi world but have taken up the hobby with alacrity. I recently purchase...

Cerwin Vega owner

Good afternoon, I consider myself a bit of a sound nerd and have been involved with music since ...

“Center” of soundstage is left of center…

Is this typically a preamp issue?   system: Zu/Denon 103 cartridge to Lamm LP2 Deluxe to Lamm L...

Upgrade speaker cables from ARC Litzlink

First time poster here. My system is comprised of ARC SP-9 Mk3 pre, w Leach SuperAmp monoblocks b...

6N8S 6SN7 6Н8С tubes?

I was goofing around on ebay a while ago and came on a listing for "NEVZ"(?) 6N8S 6SN7 6Н8С tubes...

Anybody else get a NAD M66 yet?

I took delivery of a new NAD M66 preamp last week.  I’m curious if anyone else has one yet?  One ...

Bacch DSP offer

I've been planning on purchasing the Bacch4Mac 3D imaging bundle and came across the following of...

VPI Avenger Plus vs J Sikora Standard Max

Yes, I agree, that's a rather specific comparison, but my goal is to purchase a turntable and kee...

Stupid remote or stupid user

I am trying to delete my previously “learned” functions for my CD player from one of my input key...

for Technics SU-R1000 owners....unit already discontinued? where to service?

I think I have some minor software issues with my out of warranty unit My first touchpoint with ...

Which LPS is worth it for Bluesound Node 2i?

Has anyone tried using a LPS with a any of the Bluesound Nodes?  If so, what options are there an...

Meitner MA3 vs MA1 V2

Is the Meitner MA1V2 DAC the same as the MA3 just minus the Network Streaming, Preamp and Front d...

Forum contributions in the past 24 hours
DAC suggestions for a reasonably modest system (pickindoug)
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms (drbond)
Arcam SA30 issue with input (neversatisfied)
Looking for integrated solid state amp for daily usage (retroactiv)
Is it even possible to get a factory authorized dealer to give a discount? (yesiam_a_pirate)
Records and CDs (rvpiano)
Looking for a smooth sounding 6922 variant (peter_s)
Flexible Power Cords (paulfolbrecht)
Who out there wants to, or has, validated an amazing cable find? (sudnh)
Steve Guttenberg reviews an ATC active? (lonemountain)
Suggested Power Cable for Streamer (bluethinker)
Do you trust your ears more than measurements? (calvinj)
Equalizer to compensate for hearing loss - Any success stories? (dcweber)
OCD mickey website and negativity. (emergingsoul)
I Don't Understand What Determines When A Thread Gets The Axe (allenf1963)
Borresen Loudspeakers (woots)
Intermittent audio dropouts when streaming Qobuz Hi Res files on Lumin streamer (caphill)
McIntosh C52 to C53? (mgattmch)
Meitner Ma3 Streaming vs Aurender (jfrmusic)
Roon Endpoint Streamers - Direct Comparisons between Current Offerings? (mitch2)
Seeking Budget CD Player Suggestions (chrken)
How important is the efficiency of a speaker to you? (daveyf)
Streamers made in America? (spearl8)
BTO Not Fragile (n80)
Modding the PS Audio Directstream DAC MK1 and MK2 (richardselectronics)
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SPEC+ Analog Disc Sheet AP-UD1 TT mat anyone else have this? (tlittlefield)
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Jo No. 5 mounting problem (wbs)
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AV Preamp upgrade for 2.2 analogue audio help! (nic_miller)
Duelund conversion to DIY Helix Geometry Cabling (wig)
2024 Audio System Wish List (zavato)
Aurender A Series DAC Performance (jfrmusic)
Hagerman trumpet mc or Ear 834 classic phono pre amplifier. (bigmac1963)
Maggies and subwoofer integration (noamtasini)
Volti does it again! (doyle3433)
Anyone else order Caladans from Clayton Shaw? (whiteknee)
SVS Subwoofer Connection (nd1der)
Old phones as streaming sources (bruce19)
Network Streamer using Wifi connected to a MHDT Orchid (toddnlg)
Review: Aidas Mammoth Gold mk2 MC cartridge (jtimothya)
PURON RESOLVE creates new options for better sound (sgordon1)
Amazon Music Question (ellajeanelle)
Opinions on audio equipment and brown outs (shanesrain)
Burn your power cables in PROPERLY with Haglabs Frycorder (agisthos)
Minimum Power Needed to Drive Klipsch Cornwall IVs? - Considering Erhard_Audio Ray (katokaelin)
Swiss Digital Fuse Box - "What headroom sounds like" (gladmo)
Would u give up usher mini dancer 2 for b&w 802's (audiogonaudiophile68)
Cerwin Vega owner (no_r_way)
Network Acoustics Products? (bluethinker)
Has anyone heard from bdp24 lately? (roxy54)
“Center” of soundstage is left of center… (fosolitude)
New Streamer, DAC or Let it Be (traubr)
6N8S 6SN7 6Н8С tubes? (immatthewj)
Looking For A Billy Bags Audio Rack (insiteful)
Is it an Upgrade? From Kef R3 + R2c to Quad S4 + SC (adas525)
The D'Appolito, MTM Configuration (erik_squires)
Question about adjusting the balance (immatthewj)
Speaker cable length. (n80)
Which Vintage CD Player To Use As A Transport? (paul6001)
VPI Prime Sig/Lyra Delos / Feedback! (tommypenngotti)
Jazz for aficionados (orpheus10)
Accuphase E-280 Voltage Conversion (100V to 120V) (cj64)
Cornwall iv (mofojo)
Stupid remote or stupid user (neversatisfied)
Dedicated 20 amp circuit. 10/2 or 10/3? (mmenasci)
Starting a Classical Vinyl Music Collection (jjbeason14)
for Technics SU-R1000 owners....unit already discontinued? where to service? (audiocanada)
One receiver for both ht and 2 channel (diff speakers) (johnjmark)
Sound and Music (rvpiano)
Does removing anti-skating really improve sound? (tubelvr1)
Lumin X1 and Upgraded DC umbilical cord for power supply. (ozzy)
Changing from my pl600 (silver, DD) but I have shaky hands (wvl)
Crackle and hiss on some albums (tsbarro)
DCS Bartok v Meitner MA3 v Esoteric N05XD (acurus)
Is it still worth buying a Lumin x1 in 2023? (thibaultgeoui)
Tune of the Day (77jovian)
Subwoofer speed is in the room, not the box (erik_squires)
Seeking Honest Opinions: Your Experience with McIntosh Audio Gear (uavnola)
Visit to Mike Lavigne's house (shkong78)
Whats playing on your system today? (nutty)
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report (ghosthouse)
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz and Blues, Awesome! (elliottbnewcombjr)
Annoying newbie CD/SACD player question (plasticspoon8)
Transport Recommendations (gnoworyta)
Anybody out there re-cantilever their cartridge with a Soundsmith Contact Line diamond ? (thehorn)
Luxman M-10x and Banana Plugs (choclabguy)
Which turntable? Pro-Ject or VPI? (durr3)
vibration control - cd player (mcanaday)
Virtual Systems Activity
120x85Completed Listening Room (baclagg)
I agree, very nice system. I also use the Townshend Podiums, but I'm wondering what size you bought. Mine are number 4's, and the side of my 200 lb. enclosur... (islandmandan)
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120x85Completed Listening Room (baclagg)
Awesome system and room treatments! As a recent Jay’s Audio purchaser I know your CD playback will sound amazing. I am also planning on contacting GIK acoust... (mksun)
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