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How many people here generally buy used?
Purchased my Acoustat 1+1s new in the 80’s. CJ Premier 6, Linn LP12 and CAL Aria were gifted to me by pop. (RIP) All are still in my current system and sound lovely. (I just serviced the turntable.) The only other "new" purchases have been a Denon... 
Glass FX Tube DAC DSD as headphone amp?
Hi freediver and thanks much for your answer. I did a bit of research and found that no, the Jolida does not have enough poop to run much of anything but the lowest of impedance headphones. So I wound up procuring a beyerDyanamic A20. Thanks again... 
What other Hobbies or Interests Do You Have?
Aside from our shared audio avocation, I used to be an avid motorcyclist: BMW, Kawasaki, Guzzi, Ducati. Still have my VFR800i but debating selling it... I figure next time I deal with gravity I might not bounce so well.I've been collecting, repair... 
Dead Bluesound Node 2
My sympathies to the OP. I have a Node2 that I've been enjoying with the annoying exception of my control device (iPhone/iPad) losing connection with it periodically. Evidently the range is rather limited. However, what I find truly distressing is... 
$27,500 for whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat???
So Wilson has figured out how to obtain some more profit for their efforts and people are scandalized... Uhm, take a look at your own system and tell me you've never had someone shake their head at how much you've spent. It's all a matter of degre... 
DAC: Before I jump in...
Good questions! Regarding the sound I’m looking for, well, I don’t know what I don’t know really. More dynamic range? Detail? When you buy a component are you looking for a specific sound quality or just “better sound”? As for the budget question,... 
Media: Should we start hoarding?
Thanks @elizabeth I suppose you're right. I don't have near that many LPs, CD, etc. but the prospect of even doubling what I have is... daunting.Thanks all for providing perspective.Cheers,Ed 
Should I keep the Turntable or sell it?
" No offense, but whenever someone has such a high loyalty for one company and downplays all other brands and even downplays huge advances in technologies to be trivial, I have to take the advice with a big grain of salt."That might be the most s... 
Hafler DH-220 monoblock vs stereo
@roberjerman2: Your statement about not using bridged amps with my setup is an interesting one. You see, I've been using this setup for well nigh on 30 years with no ill results. No blown amps. No blown speakers, etc.Your suggestion about using a ...