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Synergistic Red Fuse ...
Had a most wonderful listening session with Frank last week, its been a while since I had this pleasure, waiting for Frank to feel better.Glad to report he's well on his way, just a bit thin, but his ears are just fine.Well, it was like a complete... 
Absolute top tier DAC for standard res Redbook CD
I too am impressed with EnKlein cables, I own their lower price Taurus PC, AND LOVE IT. CANT afford David. 
I finally fixed my HUM! Halalulah, and thanks for tips
Mark;I had three dedicated lines run from my breaker to the other side of a moderate sized home, which created 6 plugs ( 3 duplex outlets). The cost for a qualified electrician was around $5-600, this was a few years back, and I live in expensive ... 
Synergistic Red Fuse ...
To Wolf Garcia:I have no significant dog in this hunt, but do wish to speak up and defend Frank (Oregonpapa). I had the luck of meeting with Frank, at his home, and hearing his fabulous rig. He was polite, well informed, has a huge eclectic music ... 
I finally fixed my HUM! Halalulah, and thanks for tips
thanks for folks for reading this post, and offering appropriate comments.Cleeds: here is comment from my electrician:"Regarding the question about being bonded to the main panel ground, yes the new grounding system is also bonded to the main pane... 
I finally fixed my HUM! Halalulah, and thanks for tips
Peter;Good question.After my electrician ensured that all the three dedicated lines where correctly installed with same phase, and added a dedicated ground rod to just these three circuits, there was around a 75% improvement in noise reduction, bu... 
I finally fixed my HUM! Halalulah, and thanks for tips
Thanks...just enjoying my rig now without hum, before I get back on the upgrade train. Still can't believe its finally gone...it was like an ugly wart....and now only peaceful quiet. 
Best female vocal recording on CD?
surprised no one mentioned Roberta Gambarini, born in Italy.try:Easy to Love, 2006so in Love, 2009You are there, 2007.I use her first two tracks as test CD's from EAsy to Love when auditioning new gear...great vocals, and awesome musicians. 
Playback Designs MPS-5 firmware update version 029 - anybody updated?
here is some more info from Andreas: Unless you are using the new USB-XIII interface there is no need to upgrade to version 029, because that version is specifically for that.Best regards,Andreas I have the original USB interface, and am unaware... 
Playback Designs MPS-5 firmware update version 029 - anybody updated?
I have a PSD-5, would be interested in same...since the split with Jon Tinn and Andreas, not sure what support is available. Keep us posted.Thanks.Bob 
Any experience with Thrax as a preamp?
wow, outstanding system...well thought out and great synergy. I loved the cables you have, but was not able to afford them. Beautiful room also.Let us know what preamp you finally place in your rig.Bob 
Any experience with Thrax as a preamp?
Mbump:I did audition the Thrax at a local dealer running with matching Thrax amp and Venture Speakers...it was a nice pairing, but in my opinion at that price point there are other combos I liked better. Specifically I liked the dCS Rossini with t... 
Best preamp combination with Hegel H30?
I have a Hegel H-30, and was running with VAC older Phi Beta, modded to permit tube rolling, and it sounded great. Recently switched to Veloce Battery powered tube preamp, agree with above; it works a tad better when using the┬ábalanced IC's. Love ... 
Synergistic Red Fuse ...
I ordered the 16 amp small size T slow blow. I realize that all the terms are confusing, which is why I shared the response direct from Hegel for clarity.yo u should order and try, I'm glad I did. 
Synergistic Red Fuse ...
MDP;I wrote to Hegel, and see their response:The fuse should should be 15 Amps. Specification should be 250V T15AVennlig hilsen/Best regardsHegel Music Systems ASMagnus Holhjemservice@hegel.comThe closest Black SR fuse is a 16amp, which is what I ...