Responses from sumoking

Tune of the Day
Spanish Harlem by a new artist, Julia Sawtell… it’s influenced by Rebecca Pidgeon, but really well done. IMO, Awesome vocal tone! Gutsy to take on a classic like that one, but Bravo!  
Why not more popular?
Some of the comments are regarding open baffle seem, honestly, uninformed. To compare yesterday’s OB without listening to today’s OB and saying it’s a fad is pretty funny or sad. Box speaker’s have several limitations by design which OB resolves q... 
Is there a Solid State amp that can satisfy a SET guy?
I created this review and did so because I finally found an amp that bettered my custom made SET amp. It has no sonic signature. It gets out of the way and provides gain to the signal. The warmth comes directly from the instruments themselves. No ... 
Cherry Amps... interesting review!
The STM is a world class amp for about $1500.  90% (at least) of the DTMs. The 2Cherru is around $1700 maybe 95%. These amps are affordable for among the best amps you can buy for any money. If you can negotiate a trial it first before you buy dea... 
Spatial Audio open baffle speakers, who has them? Worthwhile change from Maggies?
Check out his check out this detailed review. 
I'm looking to learn about Air Motion Transformer technology
This review includes the highest level Beyma AMT on the market. 
Best speakers for max. $3000?
I concur about the Spatial’s Audio M-5’s.a significant speaker that outperforms the market place in this range.I have the X3s...! 
Who are some of elite sub woofers?
I have a SVS SB-4000 with My Spatial M3-TurboS speakers and the SB-4000 is fast enough to mate perfectly with my OB speakers and I am very picky. For $1,500 I’m thrilled with them. 
Dac selections
I would say I would without question I would buy the DAC DAC II. I had a 3k$ Exogal Comet and it blew it out of the water. The comet is comparable to the DACs you sited. This is the best sounding DAC available for any where near the cost.