Responses from vonhelmholtz

Not sure for power conditioner my amp or not.
@smoorenc Your post represents what I love and hate about the internet. I love it because your question is clearly communicated and others with relevant experience donate their time and expertise to answer your question. The negative is that you... 
What Cartridge Manufacturers Will Retip Their Moving Coil Cartridges For A Fee?
My Sonic Lab will retip/refurbish. It isn’t cheap. For my cartridge it cost 60% of new retail.  For all that I know, this is just a discount on a new cartridge.  
To condition or not ?
I put my turntable on a separate conditioner given that the motor is fairly noisy.  
Cables for Aurender N150
High quality power conditioner and cables to all your components is worth the effort.  Minor upgrade to one component is of questionable use.  Judging by your post, I’m guessing that you are saying that you want components of quality similar to yo... 
@zappas  I’d start with a new router that has plenty of inputs. Now, unless you can explain why that isn’t responsive, this seems to be the best option.  
You’re An Independent Dealer, Which Companies And What Products Would You Represent?
@waytoomuchstuff Lots of sage advice and insight. Thanks for sharing. Juan: That is a very interesting and eye opening post. I’m aware of your interest in bringing younger music lovers into the two channel audiophile world and your long stand... 
You’re An Independent Dealer, Which Companies And What Products Would You Represent?
Locally, audio stores have become home theater dealers and installers.  
Multiple DVD Players
@toddsyr  try and take a server to a friend's house to watch a movie or listen to music. it takes seconds to download a movie from the server to a small USB drive, and any TV worth watching allows you to stream from a USB drive.  
What I'm Listening to Right now in DSD,
@tonydennison  Thanks for posting your system and suggesting music that you enjoyed. I haven’t thought to look for DSD recordings.  I have a few from Octave records, but have never A/B FLAC vs DSD64.  Do you hear a difference between DSD64 vs FL... 
Multiple DVD Players
I put all my DVDs on my network server and can both find and watch any dvd at any time. That said, I’ve recently moved into watching non English dramas and movies and no longer think to watch old DVDs. I hope that this is taken as a constructive ... 
Because they can. Welcome to the Internet. It would be nice if we could see each poster’s system and have a sense of what presentation qualities they prefer and their level of immersion in this hobby, but that  rarely happens, so we each form a s... 
dac and streamer or seperates
@russbutton This is where it doesn’t make sense to me. If a DAC receives the exact same digital data from two different sources, then why would it then result in a different analog signal? You might get a better understanding by reading about... 
dac and streamer or seperates
@asmithkash  I’m not familiar with the Krell, but it appears to be an integrated amp introduced around 2009.  You don’t have your system posted on your profile and I’m not clear on what piece of equipment has a built in streamer/DAC.  Am I lookin... 
dac and streamer or seperates
@jbuhl  That would be a tempting combination, but the DAC is the old version.  They are selling the trade-ins when people buy the MkII.  
Digital add ons-airlens, matrix spdif, Innuous Phoenix net, Phoenix usb
@markalarsen I2s has the potential to be much better than USB, especially if the upstream devices has a very good clock and the clock information is used by the downstream device. PS Audio does not use the clock in their I2s implementation. I2s ...