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Quantum Science Audio Thread
@glory  "Sound application outlet." I'm using the Sound Application Power Conditioner. Did you just change out one outlet?  By the way, I pasted the entire inside of the unit with Total Contact. It took an entire tube to do the job. Super impro... 
The New Synergistic Research Purple Fuses
My three SR Purple fuses are fully broken in at this point, and sounding mighty fine. I know that one of my early comments that I could "see" facial expressions on well-recorded vocalists was scoffed at, but it is true, especially with the lights ... 
The New Synergistic Research Purple Fuses
@tommylion +1  I'm looking forward to someone comparing the SR Purple to the QSA Violet.  Frank  
The New Synergistic Research Purple Fuses
+1 Autosports.   
The New Synergistic Research Purple Fuses
@dabel >>> "Who are some of your Purple People Eater retailers?" Try high-end electronics and The Cable Company. I think they are both A’gon advertisers. Frank  
The New Synergistic Research Purple Fuses
@papafrgog >>> 1. I'm not privy to the manufacturing process, but I will tell you that I can feel a granular substance under the labels of the Purple fuses that are not there on their previous fuses.  2. Personally, I use all tube Audio... 
looking to upgrade - identify the weakest link?
Consider buying a good turntable, with a good arm, cartridge, and lots of good vinyl.  
Any Brands You “Hate” because of a bad dealer experience many years ago?
As a person who earned a living based upon a 100% commissioned sales job for over 50 years, you learn that one of the very basics is to NEVER put down what a prospect currently owns, or a competitor’s product if he/she has been considering that. ... 
How do you know when a stereo sounds good?
@dadork  "It's important to me though to get it right with the equipment I have before I start thinking about upgrading anymore." It is sad how many people in the hobby miss this point. Equipment flippers, take note. Frank  
^^^ That's what I was thinking, Tommy. A much nicer place without him for sure.    
The New Synergistic Research Purple Fuses
@thecarpathian  "Frank, I'm intrigued by your AC filtration system at the speakers. Can you elaborate a bit on them?" Not publically. I'll send you a PM.   
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@jnorris2005 "It was me, jnorris2005, that posted this..." Well, in that case, it looks as though I owe "andypandy" a big apology. From now on, I’ll be referring to you as "Karen." The question you should be asking yourself is this: Why would s... 
In addition to books, consider studying the liner notes on the backs of your LPs and/or the inserts that come with your CDs. Lots to learn there.     
The New Synergistic Research Purple Fuses
@andypandy >>> Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Andy.  Frank  
Gratitude and Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving to all here. I am thankful for the privilege of having lived a long life in the greatest country on the planet where the Constitution and the Bill of Rights continue to keep the totalitarians at bay. I am thankful for a totall...