mike_in_nc

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Is DEQX a game changer?
Hi Almarg, I'll add my voice to those interested in your DEQX results. My system uses a TacT 2.2X to provide DRC and crossover to subs. This is a big improvement in most cases, but with about 15% of my music library, the added grain or hardness fr... 
Best DAC to also use as a preamp
The answer depends on whether you need analog inputs. If not, the PS PWD II is a great sounding unit. As has been noted, it's very musical. Because PS has come out with a new model, they are available cheaply used (including from me, so maybe I'm ... 
From Metrum Octave to Lynx Hilo or exaSound e28?
The Hilo has 6 independent DAC channels only if you are using USB or thunderbolt as input. However, that seems the case in your system. (The SPDIF and AES inputs use a single digital receiver.)The volume knob can control any of the outputs, but I ... 
Revel studio + voice Best amps Bryston or Proceed
I have a pair of Studios and a Bryston 14B-SST, very similar in power and design to the 7B-SST monoblocks used by Yyz. I agree with him that this is a great combo. With my Muse 10 CD player running straight into the Bryston, the sound is as clean,... 
Power cord to add ease and tame treble.
Have you applied any acoustic treatments to the room? That's where I'd look, rather than power cables. Just a suggestion.... 
Help with NHT 3.3 s
I agree with others that it's likely to be a room and placement problem. What kind of wall is behind the 3.3s? If you are getting bass in other rooms, it's leaking out of the listening room. I would bet you have a standard, modern, junky wallboard...