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Which has a greater influence on sound quality, the amp or the preamp?

This topic is touched on in many threads but I thought I would cut to the chase and get your thou...

Would you still pay $10k or more for a turntable not full analog front end these days ?

Or you would rather pay that for a streamer ?  

Tube preamp topologies and music

I am searching for a tube power amplifier. I know very little (nothing) about what the pros and c...

Anyone know of a good hi-fi store in Nasheville TN?

Anyone know of a good hi-fi store in Nasheville TN? I'm visiting for the weekend and would like t...

Martin Logan 13A's with Rel subs? A match?

Hi , has anyone with the 13A's have them hooked up to REL subs? How do they sound? Was it a satis...

Yamamoto HSA-01 headshell/head amp

During my recent trip to Tokyo, I happened upon this gadget. It is a headshell with a built-in ga...

Transfiguration Phoenix S cartridge - impedance loading recommendation?

This cartridge has a low internal impedance of 1-2 Ohms, and the manufacturer recommends an imped...

Is The Audio Asylum Down?

For some reason I can't get in on any of my computers. I keep getting -  This site can’t be reac...

has anyone listened to the Nuprime AMG DAC yet

I recently purchased the Nuprime AMG DAC and am quite impressed with its performance.  IMHO it re...

Interconnect priority

Theoretically, which interconnect should be most effective in increasing a systems fidelity? DAC...

Your Audio Note (and beyond?)

I have heard from more than one experienced audiophile that they went through a lot of gear and l...

dbx 10/20 cap issue?

I'm getting ready to put this unit back into service. So I decided I would take the cover off and...


Anyone been? I've been quite a bit and think it's the best concert sound I've ever heard by a lar...

Issue with Audioirvana streaming

If anyone has a similar issue, please chime in: This is not the first time it has happened. Liste...

Free Tip for Jumpers

If you have already replaced the stock jumpers on your bi wire speakers I found this to be a nice...

Crossovers and power handling, and why 1st order filters can be bad

I wrote another article here with specifics about how crossovers affect power handling. Hope you ...


Just received the below article in my Google links:

Krell DUO 300XD and REL SUB wiring question.

Hi . has anyone hooked up a REL sub(subs) to a KRELL DUO amp? Just wondering which way you wired ...

Forum contributions in the past 24 hours
Would you still pay $10k or more for a turntable not full analog front end these days ? (inna)
Which has a greater influence on sound quality, the amp or the preamp? (willyht)
Do you belong more to souce first or to speakers first school of thought ? (inna)
Eversolo DMP-A8 vs iPhone plugged directly to integrated amp - why no difference? (juanitro)
Thumper’s Mother (uncledemp)
Tube preamp topologies and music (gochurchgo)
Your Ultimate Phono Preamp: Which One Would You Choose? (go4vinyl)
What is your front end ? (sabih)
Help with high end bookshelf speakers (renosteve)
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range? (mikhailark)
Anyone know of a good hi-fi store in Nasheville TN? (rob606)
Watts! How many do we need? (jfrmusic)
Martin Logan 13A's with Rel subs? A match? (mikepaul)
Integrated tube amp as amp only (mofojo)
Double up on speaker cables (blainer)
Ethernet cables (mwh777)
Yamamoto HSA-01 headshell/head amp (lewm)
Transfiguration Phoenix S cartridge - impedance loading recommendation? (toronto416)
Sonus Faber Electa Amator III vs. the Bowers and Wilkins 805 D4? (porchlight1)
Is The Audio Asylum Down? (dill)
Jazz for aficionados (orpheus10)
Recommendations for really well-recorded music for high-end audio system demo (soix)
Sonus Faber Amati vs. Wilson Sasha V (and perhaps vs. Focal n3) (ripordaff)
So, a reviewer just said something I need to talk about. (mrdecibel)
Spatial Audio Raven Preamp (fthompson251)
Morrow Audio Speaker Cables (troutstreamnm)
Interconnect priority (rkfaberdds)
Cornwall IV vs. Volti Rival, Razz; Razz v. 1, 2, 3 -- what changed? (hilde45)
Linlai E 6sn7 tubes (rocray)
Is there anything other than a Benchmark DAC? (delmatae)
why balanced power last before component? (ptss)
Quandary (rvpiano)
Denafrips Pontus *15th* ? (painter24)
Magnepan 3.7i amp pairing (jazz99)
Tune of the Day (77jovian)
YouTube star Jay loves McIntosh MC 901 amplifier (emergingsoul)
Which does a better job of grounding your system Entreq products or Shunyata Altaira ? (garebear)
The Horror (audiodidact)
New preamp or up grade my cartridge and or phono amp? (thegreenline)
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ? (tonydennison)
Would you move to a bigger house if you could just to have a better listening room ? (inna)
Are your speakers losing air? (erik_squires)
The crossover, ditortion and dispersion (erik_squires)
What does the gold star mean on this listing for the LSA amp? (shtinkydog)
dbx 10/20 cap issue? (minkybut)
Streamer - New Gustard X30 (westborn)
Why do Wav and Flac Files Sound Different? (bolong)
ultrasound record cleaning machine damaged my records (pfmaudio)
Need help with Klipschorns/Electronics and mother. (carlabarla)
Innuos Zen mk3 NG and Zenith mk3 NG introduced at Munich (toneranger58)
Issue with Audioirvana streaming (robshaw)
Free Tip for Jumpers (pclay)
Whats on your turntable tonight? (slipknot1)
HoloAudio Cyan 2 DAC (plain_fan)
Who wants to discover a Rolls-Royce analog piano LP record ?!... Marcelle Meyer - Debussy (laurenzo-111)
All Hail the meek --yet mighty – NODE 2i (wester17)
Wish to Upgrade Phono Stage and Cart (desalvo55)
The Good Stuff (rok2id)
Primaluna EVO 400 Amps/Preamp lacking bass impact (stobbe)
MQA....again. (painter24)
SnubWay Question Thread (verafiaudio)
Attention: Debussy-loving audiophiles (drmuso)
Now that High Fidelity Cables is no longer, what cables are you upgrading to? (louisl)
Shouldn’t Do This, but… (goofyfoot)
EVS Music Purifiers - Amazed by how much improvement they make! Anyone else try them? (bobfitz1)
Best Audiophile/Music T-Shirts (waytoomuchstuff)
Krell DUO 300XD and REL SUB wiring question. (mikepaul)
Best Preamp with Tape In and Tape Out Monitoring Capability (smokinamps)
Best Tube Amp for High Sensitivity Speakers: 45, PX25, or 300B? (gregjacob)
When was the last time when serious new instrument was invented ? (inna)
Stack Audio Auva Isolator (ozzy)
Why were the Shunyata Venom NR V10 / V12 Power Cables Discontinued? (12many)
MBL 101E (czarivey)
New Generation Class D - AGD Audion Mkiii upgrade (rocketiii)
Some thoughts on ASR and the reviews (erik_squires)
What are your thoughts/opinions on the Orchard Audio Starkrimson Mono Ultra Premium (prismvineyards)
Speaker Slip Covers (allenf1963)
Virtual Systems Activity
120x85akg_ca's “C” system - mancave HT 7.2 home theatre (akg_ca)
Nice setup akg I've been fascinated by YBA since reading all the J-10 reviews back in the 90s but still have never heard any. (jond)
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120x85jrunyon52's Final System (jrunyon52)
Kick ass speakers and great system man your dream finally came true! (jond)
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120x85james633's System (james633)
Thanks, and yes an Ibis Ripmo. (james633)
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120x85jrunyon52's Final System (jrunyon52)
WOW!!!!!! Congratulations. (adeep42)
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120x85ozzy62's System (ozzy62)
Pretty good actually. The Parsifals help to ease the pain. (ozzy62)
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