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Please Help. J. A. Michell Gyro SE - Speed Issue
Nice work!  
Half-Speed Masters - are they worth double dipping?
Wow, my coffee hadn't kicked in when I wrote this: ... the LP version of an album often has a much wider dynamic range. And of course the HF on an LP can extend way beyond that of CD. Those are two reasons some people still by CDs. What I mean... 
Importance of streamer in audio chain
Here are a few more for you: Does the streamer effect sound quality Surprised by streamer differences why expensive streamers Point of higher priced streamer? Help settle a streaming argument! Another post about a streamer upgrade  
Importance of streamer in audio chain
Do you think perhaps this has been asked before? Do different streamers really sound different when using an external DAC How much difference in Sound quality can be expected from different streamers? Streamer Comparison and Suggestions There ... 
Half-Speed Masters - are they worth double dipping?
jasonbourne71 Are those made from digital files? If so, you might just as well buy the CD's. If you check the Dynamic Range DB, you'll find that the LP version of an album often has a much wider dynamic range. And of course the HF on an LP... 
Developing A List Of Tonearm Candidates For A SOTA Turntable
The SME V is a fantastic arm and was always a classic match with the SOTA. What was it that you disliked?  
All around headphone amp recommendations
I have a Moon HA430 and it's absolutely fantastic.  
Tidal removing all MQA
crustycoot The HDTracks linkup with Lenbrook is not a done deal, and may never be. The agreement is finalized according to Lenbrook. News release here.  
DSD coming to Qobuz streaming?
romanesq MQA is dead. It's dead, Jim. Hallelujah.  MQA will be featured on the new HDTracks streaming service.  
DSD coming to Qobuz streaming?
QOBUZ DSD UPDATE I have now received new information from Qobuz. This is the message, in full: Everyone, this may be a mistake by us. I’ll let you know when I know. David Solomon I’m sorry if I’ve contributed to the Internet’s flow of poss... 
DSD coming to Qobuz streaming?
bill_k The Boston album linked to is shown in CD quality ... It is now, but that wasn't the case previously. I think Qobuz may have jumped the gun in advance of the "announcement."  
Help with high end bookshelf speakers
grislybutter So my comment was removed as it was off-topic. Which is not a rule, listed anywhere. Staying on-topic shouldn’t need to be a rule, because it’s just a common courtesy. But it’s a rule just the same. In fact, it’s Rule #1, if you’d... 
Does it have to sound good for you to like it?
I have favorites that are not well recorded. For example, this gem from Chuck Mangione, which also has some flaws in its performance. It was never released on CD or streaming - LP only, as far as I know. But it’s a great piece of music. You either... 
Help with high end bookshelf speakers
grislybutter I truly wish to understand why my comment was removed. Who was offended by what? If you truly want to understand, you can contact the moderators using the Contact Us link that is at the bottom of each page. I've found them to be v... 
Power filtering – Furutech or Puritan Audio?
annalog I had an electrician run the first two breakers from the panel, with 10 gage solid core <20 feet to my outlets, and sink a copper grounding rod, into a dirt and rock salt pool, about 8 feet between the outlets and the ground rod and u...