piebaldpython

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Totem Forrest - old but still good
Great sound for the price. Hard to beat the performance at it's price point. They can only give so much but they really are up there on the value scale  
Solid State Power Amps
Anything with a strong power supply. Everyone is suggesting along the same lines- large stiffening caps, lots of output devices and a good sized toroidal transformer. The Coda line is what I would take IF if didn't want gobs of power on tap for lo... 
Looking for phono preamp advice in the $1000 - $1600 range
I have a Project and upgraded to an Allnic H-1201 used at your price point and it was a massive upgrade.  
The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
@yyzsantabarbara  thank you so much. I was hoping on a cost effective option.   
The new Coda S5.5 amplifier: It's a "Petite Beast"!
Has anyone had an opportunity to bridge them for the 200W @8ohm? Curious to hear back on this. At the price point of this amp a pair bridged up would be a fantastic deal!!  
Accuphase or Leben for heavy metal
OP has speakers already. They are 90db 1W/1m in his original post manufacturer is Piega. Might be the Coax line. If so nice speakers. Worth driving well.   I would be searching something near the 250W/ch @ 8ohm or more, 0.1 Farad of capacitance ... 
how to remove a woofer from b@w801n
Unscrew the 8 screws you see around the perimeter of the 15in driver. The driver is held onto the speaker with them.  
Accuphase or Leben for heavy metal
Extremely underpowered amps. Metal has a lot of energy so the average power consumption requirement is rather high. Add in transient peaks and you can see the problem. Metalheads don't listen at 90dbA very often (or 100dbA for that matter) so havi... 
Outlet Question
Try the experiment yourself. I'm willing to bet a $20 home depot receptacle will sound just the same as anything else on the market.  Why wouldn't it?? 20A, 12ga solid copper wire. I would far more concerned about quality of power coming from the... 
Thin Line Between Critique and Courtrooms: A Dialogue on the Recent Audiophile Drama
You didn't say what I want so now I will sue you? What have things come to?  
Considering a Backert Rhythm 1.4, talk me out of it
Don't do it!!  
Lowend amp
Adcom 565 mono's can be had at this price point  
power cord for pass 250.8
I use this one with a Pass Labs X350.5.....   NRG Custom Cables | Reference Power Cable | Hand-Crafted   Just under $400 and well constructed ;)  
Bryston 7B3 vs 4B3: Extra Cost Worthwhile?
@jfrmusic   Please take a look on the net for Krell Resolution 1’s and Stereophile review for the details. Difficult load yes.   I am suggesting you purchase an amp that will suffice for upgrades to come. The Benchmark is an excellent amp if ... 
***WANTED*** NAD M25 Power Supply Board ***PLEASE HELP***
Common problem. Contact NAD they will sell you the new one to replace. LOL I'd get two if you want to keep the amp long term.