Responses from jjss49

Leaving tube amps on.
Does turning the amps on / off throughout the day / night do more harm than leaving them on ? in my view, no  
Mola Mola Tambaqui Roon vs Separate Streamers
yet another reminder that one person's 'aggressive top end' is another person's 'it's just right'  which is why one must at some point stop reading others' comments and make the effort to try a target component in ones' own system at length room... 
Need help with Thiel CS 1.6 speakers
it is certainly damaged/blown, based on your description... it has been a long while since I have owned thiels... hopefully there is someone out there who still has replacement drivers  
Gustard R26 ladder DAC sound signature - comments?
i can’t speak to why folks here are having sonic issues with their r26 mine sounds terrific, clear and incisive but natural and holographic at the same time i only use it with roon through the streamer/lan input - the performance and value is ou... 
Should we care if a piece of equipment comes from a pet-free, kid-free, smoke-free home?
i do  
Ethernet Cables - what are you using and why?
Andrew Singer Of "Sound by Singer" passed away yesterday
Steve Guttenberg had a nice remembrance of Andy today...   two main takeways for me watching this lovely tribute 1) it is about the passion, the experience, the joy that great music played through a great system affords 2) the friendship a... 
Music first or sound first?
to chose between the two seems silly, they go hand in hand  
Andrew Singer Of "Sound by Singer" passed away yesterday
one of the stalwarts in the nyc high end retail scene all high end retail stores turn some people off, andy could do that for sure but through this store over the decades, he made many many an audiophile happy with great systems he advised on, s... 
Your thoughts on best audiophile speakers in $10,000 neighborhood?
Vandersteen Treo CT nice!!!   
Do I need a streamer?
I have an IFI Zen Stream to my DAC (Gustard X26 pro)  Would a different dedicated streamer make a difference?   in zen stream is an excellent streamer for sonic quality... especially if it is powered by a nice linear power supply   
Your thoughts on best audiophile speakers in $10,000 neighborhood?
another vote for maggies (if you can deal with the looks and demands on the rest of the system)  
Opinions about Daniel Hertz
@mikelavigne yes if memory serves, this was the model red rose tube amp (rebranded audioprism) i had in my second system for a while red rose  i didn’t think an el34 tube amp could sound shrill (may it was the lame shuguang tubes in it) but th... 
Going Tubing
op i trust you have seen this useful review of your speakers, where the (pretty good) reviewer uses three different amps with them, two of which are tubed... the two, a leben, represents a somewhat more classically tubey sound, and the lta amp a ... 
Going Tubing
@ghdprentice captured it well in his comment that said, the use of a tube power amp depends alot on the chosen speaker and its demands to get the full dose of what tubes do to the sonic presentation, once one decides they like it, ideally the sy...