Responses from timo62

Cool running, low powered power amp
dtorc, I had the same issue with running tube amps in the summer as yourself. It was resolved with a Class A , Audio Note Soro Integrated amp. Actually Both the Audio Note Oto ,or Soro tube integrated amps would be possible options for you to co... 
40+ watts SET, cost is not a problem
@larryi , You mentioned: “The best sort of higher-powered SET amps I heard were Audio Note Gaku-On monobloc amps (parallel 211 SET) that sounded great with a wide range of speakers, including somewhat difficult speakers like Harbeth 40.3s.  But,... 
DAC Suggestions
Chord TT2 would be a highly recommended option for you to consider. Chord DACs have great synergy with Innuos streamers. I used the Chord TT2 with my Innuos Zenith Mk.3. Really enjoyed enjoyed this combination. Also might want to consider Audio N... 
Looking for intermediate-step Streamer: better than BS Node and not @ Bartok level pricing
jmfawdofile,   I really feel the Innuos Pulsar would be a very good option for you to consider. It is just a streamer and has an Integrated PhoenixUSB Lite Reclocker . https://innuos.com/pulsar/    
Innuos Sense cannot connect to Qobuz
Yes , I was having the same issue this morning with connecting to Qobuz within the Sense APP. It seems to be resolved now.      
I would definitely would recommend giving the Audio Note DAC2.1x Signature a try ,if you are able.   
Paul, Thanks for your feedback on the Psvane 300B Tubes. Are you still using The Frankenstein 300b Stereo Amp?  
Speaker cable recommendations
Audio Note Lexus speaker cables are very well balanced and great sounding.   
Recommendations for against the wall high efficiency speakers
Definitely should check Audio Note Speakers. If you would like their speakers , Audio Note has some great sounding Integrated amps like the Oto and the Soro to go with their speakers. They also make fantastic DACs like the DAC 2.1x Sig and the DAC... 
Are Harbeth Super HL5 XD right for me?
You would have to listen to the Harbeth Super HL5 XD to learn if they are right for you. It is not mentioned in your post if you have ever heard these speakers before. You need to locate a local Harbeth dealer , if you have one near you and liste... 
Audio Note DAC Owners- please share your thoughts
  This was a fairly recent review from I believe, early 2021, from Terry London that was posted here on Audiogon.  Audio Note DAC 3.1x/II Balanced.   http://v2.stereotimes.com/post/audio-note-dac3.1x-ii-balanced-by-terry-london/  
Best new audiophile rock album
This is a great album! 🙂 It does sound very good.  
Innuos Network Isolation Switch and Reclocker (Phoenix)
nyev, Thanks for your reply. I thought maybe you were just tweaking the sonics with the power cord for the Phoenix Net.I was just curious as to the results. I have an Innuos Zenith mk.3 and I have been using an English Electric 8 switch. I recen... 
Speakers need to be placed close to back wall. Help
Audio Note Uk speakers come to mind right away because they are designed to be placed close to the walls.       
Innuos Network Isolation Switch and Reclocker (Phoenix)
nyev, You had stated in your original post : "even if it’s pricey considering upgraded power cords, Ethernet cables and USB cables (a must - don’t bother without these upgrades" In regard to the power cord, what was the sonic difference between...