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A DAC for the Oppo 105
I also have the Oppo BD105 Blu-ray player  It's connected to my Exogal Comet Plus DAC ( no longer made) and I love it's presentation  I really like the Oppo flexibility as I connect my 2 sub via pre outs in stereo for my 2 channel stereo rig  I'v... 
Speaker Cables For $300
@lanx0003  I'm very happy with my sub $1,000 investment Now I can afford to go food shopping  I'm all about the muscular anyway   
Speaker Cables For $300
May I suggest you check out Pinetree Audio  I bought a pair of their 8 foot speaker wires and I'm very impressed with the performance and there look! You will be pleasantly surprised by the price and they are made in the US    Ultra Low Resistan... 
What was the most expensive record that you ever bought ?
@inna What's analog?  
What was the most expensive record that you ever bought ?
Do CD’S count? I have one that is very rare and is 24k gold release by the Jazz band "Wounderful Sound of Three Blind Mice" I saw one on eBay for $300  
Recommendations for really well-recorded music for high-end audio system demo
Hard to find, but anything from " The Wonderful sound of Three Blind Mice"  
Not sure what to think
I have VAC tube amp and ARC tube preamp that i bought them back in 1996 and they are still going strongI sometimes switch out the VAC for my Bryston 5B-St 3 channel power amplifier  I'm very impressed with the Bryston ARC combination I also own th... 
Audio Research Pre-Amp advice
I have a ARC LS15 tube pre amp that I bought in 1996 and still use it to this day I did cap upgrade over 15 years ago It has 4 12xA7 tubes that have been replace once  Oh it also has a remote  
The receiver was my intro to HiFi! What say you?
The beginning of my audiophile journey was the Marantz 2265B Teak cassette player and Cerwin Vega speakers and a couple of cases of beer   
Going Tubing
@Bimmerlover I have the cousin to your speakers, the Definitive Technology Mythos ST's with built in powered subs and drive them with my VAC PA 100 100 tube amp along with my ARC LS15 LS15 tube pre amp  I typically listen to music around 75db to ... 
Streamer only
Orchard audio has an excellent Streamer for $1,200 and it also has an excellent internal DAC  I would be surprised if the Orchard audio DAC didn't out perform the DAC you have i your intergrated amplifier  Orchard Audio has a 30 day trial period A... 
Help with setup... Onkyo tx-rz50, to oppo BDP-95 (Dac), to integrated amp.
I have the OPPO BD 105 and connect it to my Emotiva XMC-2 AV preamp via HDMI for 5.2 Xbox and Firestick I do bypass the Oppo DAC to my external DAC by coaxial BNC  for my two channel stereo rig  I use the Oppo pre outs to connect my two Subs in st... 
I am about to embark on my next upgrade journey
Have you considered the Magnepans LRS + ?  You have the room to pull them out from the wall and you also have to subs to help with the low Hz A good amp to drive them would be the Orchard Audio Starkrimson Stereo GaN Ultra DMC 2.0  250watts@8ohm &... 
on the cheap
Simple way to connect a streamer to a receiver with Bluetooth is the Audio Engine B1 Connect via RCA and it also connects flawlessly to your phone   
Best Covers
Can't help falling In love by Diana Ankudinova. She's a very rare contralto and polyphonic singer To my ears the best female singer currently    https://youtu.be/SY3OZVmfGVw?si=3pzRljUCbfnG65jN