scott22

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Great Interview-
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Help me understand the current amp market
As an observer and member, I am always impressed with the help others are willing to give fellow audio mates. it is just a simple small example of "the better of our being." Human kindness in all forms uplifts us all.   
Music first or sound first?
A synergistic interaction between the two goes on, each driving my desire at different times.  
What to change in my system
Thanks everyone for taking the time to give me your suggestions. I will be pursuing a stand alone DAC and will investigate the Denafrips line as a cost effective option as it gets great reviews.     
Buying Used Speakers
Bought all my speakers used. EPI for got number two drivers firing on 45*angle, two firing forward total 4 in each cabnet early 1970ies, then my favorite  Snell C2 then canton 9k reference. My practice read reviews of what's up for sale locally (... 
What to change in my system
tattooedtrackman Trenton makes the world takes now it's what the world refuses Trenton uses. Yea I'm a Jersey guy. I see you have tats ever go to the Philly tattoo convention? If not put it on your to do list you will be a kid in a candy store.   
What to change in my system
Hey Sgordon1 are you my doppelganger as I am Scott Gordon and was thinking about hearing aids since I’m of that age where it would probably be the best improvement to my audio system as it would increase my frequency range maybe even clarity. Don’... 
Qualities Of An End-game System
Attaining the attributes of the end game system as described is easy just buy a pocket radio with ear buds and some LSD.  
A listening test of two power amps
I was blessed with two smart daughters (now both PhDs) who were picked on because they were smart. I would tell them early on That the world is full of A__holes these are young ones and you will run into them all your life. Pay them no mind.  This... 
Accuphase Experiences
Not my cup of tea sounds like it's playing in a subway.  
Overkill for small room
My room is 11x15 speakers are Canton 9k stand mounted and two SVS SB1000pro subs driven by Technics SUG 700 integrated. The Cantons sound very good by themselves with their approx.7 woofers", that is until I added the two subs.  The subs took the... 
what are your top "audio bargins" in your system history?
 I'm lucky to live in the Philly/NYC megalopolis so good choice appear often. I bought all my gear used except for two SVS SB1000 subs. My first system Adcom preamp/ tuner GFP555, GCD575 cd player and the big GFA 555 amp for $600, from a guy who w... 
Gallium Nitride GaN Class D Amplifiers
I play the Technics SUG 700-2 which is around $3,000. It looks and sounds great I can't imagine anything sounding better. Technics SU-G700M2 integrated amplifier | Stereophile.com  
Anyone have experience with using de-esser for sibilance in home audio system?
  asvjerry Thanks for posting that web site amazing research finding. This MIT discovery is gonna be revolutionary. The dad in the movie the Graduate was correct plastics is still the future. Science rules! https://news.mit.edu/2022/polymer-li... 
Dedicated line help
Just my funny way of expressing my ignorance of the term as I never heard it before and could not find its purpose on line.