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I can't remember the name of this Dealer / Company
Tap Plastics is what you want for a custom dust cover. They made one for me and it's custom sized and cutout for cables and even has handle cutouts.   
A Sanely Priced Power Conditioner That Actually Works - OnFilter PDU
I even contacted couple of manufacturers (Shunyata & IsoTek) to know about their performance specs, but to my surprise the reply that I got from them was they do not measure the performance of their product & they don’t believe in it. Y... 
Upgrade from WIlson Sabrina
I have an even smaller room at 9x12 and I've crammed my Sopra 2's in there and also have had some bass node issues. I know your room is treated, but upgrading to actual bass traps helped me. I have 4 on the front wall, stacked floor to ceiling. Th... 
Developing A List Of Tonearm Candidates For A SOTA Turntable
@wrm57 thanks for the experience with the Clearaudio Universal. I'm with @neonknight that you really don't hear much about the Universal. I run one now and am very happy with it due to the flexibility of cartridges and weights it can take to chang... 
Thumper’s Mother
@uncledemp this is so spot on. Appreciate you stepping up. Too many a-holes here and a lot of people with valuable knowledge have left because the lack of respect. We in the world need to get back to basics with each other and respect thy neighbor... 
Racks, equipment and footers
@ditusa thanks for linking that Mike that was very educational!  
Phono pre amp recommendations? - upgrading from ICON AUDIO PS1 MK II
@dentdog I think you've convinced me to pick up my long desired Shunyata Alpha XLR's to test. Im in trouble now....  
Phono pre amp recommendations? - upgrading from ICON AUDIO PS1 MK II
@palutena I don't mean recessed in a bad way to be completely honest. More of a descriptor than a negative mark. What type of music do you listen to? If there are varying and more real world instruments, I'd jump at the chance to hear it. I'm not ... 
Phono pre amp recommendations? - upgrading from ICON AUDIO PS1 MK II
@dentdog ​​​​​​ Tell us more about going balanced with the Allnic! I was under the impression Kang Su Park implemented his circuits to be run single ended, but offered the balanced option for convenience. I believe I heard this from a dealer and h... 
Phono pre amp recommendations? - upgrading from ICON AUDIO PS1 MK II
@lalitk the Allnic I'm not sure I would call "warm" per se, but it is definitely romantic. Tonally with brass and metal instruments sounds better than I've ever heard with any other phono. Awesome depth and it just feels very human and natural to ... 
Phono pre amp recommendations? - upgrading from ICON AUDIO PS1 MK II
I'm an Allnic fan, so anything Allnic produces in a fan of. I went from the H5500 to the H3000 and I couldn't be happier. I just picked up the Van Den Hul The Grail and am adjusting to the solid state sound and how that compares to tubes. Definite... 
Help me understand the current amp market
I wish more people answered the original question because I'm also very curious of the varying topologies of amplifiers and learning more about the actual differences versus marketing approaches.   
ADD or Audiophile?
@artemus_5 this is spot on. Sometimes I catch myself browsing on the phone and I'll make an observation and catch it, then I'll put the phone down and listen again. The convenience of technology is great, but it's probably more of a setback.   
ABX testing with AQ Dragon power cords
What a long and drawn out tirade to explain you can't hear discernable changes in cabling. Don't buy them, you won. But wanting your dealer to hear your system in some odd attempt to prove them wrong or prove yourself right is a futile endeavor.   
How Soon Do You Realize You Don't Like a Piece of Gear?
@mijostyn I think I was tolled the Allnic did roll off upper frequencies and did have a darker sound to it, so it could definitely be the VDH not rolling things off and is causing a more honest and strident sound. My room is very small and I am ve...