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Active Speakers Don't Sound Better
@erik_squires Wrote: Active Speakers Don’t Sound Better They do at my house! In my experience, when I horizontally bi-amped my speakers with an active analog crossover design by the same manufacturer (of the speakers) it brought my speakers t... 
Active Speakers Don't Sound Better
@phusis +10 Mike  
Looking for a tube preamp that has xlr outputs.
@atmasphere Wrote: @ditusa To the best of my knowledge, it isn't. There are only 3 ways to comply with AES48; output transformer, a solid state circuit specifically designed to allow a floating output and the system we patented. I don't see any ... 
Audiogon web site is slow for me......
@toddsyr Wrote: Audiogon installed some new power cords for their servers. Once they burn in the website will load much faster.  I agree! 😁 Mike  
Starting Over and I need your help
@mahler123 +1 Mike  
Starting Over and I need your help
I would sell the Musical Paradise MP 301 III and the Parasound Zamp and buy a Schiit Ragnarok 2 integrated amp $999. 😎 Mike  
Looking for a tube preamp that has xlr outputs.
@jl35 Wrote: Freya+ is a great bargain... I agree, It is also AES48 compliant. Mike  
Audiogon web site is slow for me......
Yep! Slow as molasses all week. Mike  
Tube preamp topologies and music
@gochurchgo Wrote: So Probably a push/pull design would fare better?  Yes. In my opinion, a push/pull class (A) tube amp would fare better, less distortion and more power than a single-ended class (A) design. Rogers High fidelity makes class (... 
Do you belong more to souce first or to speakers first school of thought ?
from @atmasphere  If your preamp or source is lacking, it will not matter how good your amps and speakers are- they cannot make up for signal loss or coloration! The preamp has to be right! Very true! 😎 Mike  
Tube preamp topologies and music
@jasonbourne71, spot on. OP I would look at Quicksilver Audio see here. Mike  
YouTube star Jay loves McIntosh MC 901 amplifier
Jay reminds me of a used car salesman. LOL Mike  
Do you belong more to souce first or to speakers first school of thought ?
! agree with @hilde45 🤣 Mike  
room setup suggesion needed
@ssg308 Wrote: @ditusa I measured my speakers and I need to lift them about 5" to get it to 12" formula According to JBL engineer Greg Timbers, 14’’ off the floor is good. His home speaker woofer designs are around 12’’ to 14’’ off the floor. ... 
room setup suggesion needed
@ssg308 Wrote: @ditusa My speakers are 38" tall she horns are already on exactly same level as ears, so I can skip rising them.  Another reason for raising the speakers off the floor is woofer floor bounce which can also effect the upper and l...