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Esoteric DV-50: Any cdp's Significantly better?
Avguru, often companies "fudge" release dates so as not to affect sales of existing(ux1,x01).I dont know the actual U.S.release date. I read 1Q 06.Technicaly this would be 2 "years" away.My strategy will be to keep my powder dry for now and see ho... 
Esoteric DV-50: Any cdp's Significantly better?
Here's a thought for the modders:Check out the upcoming esoteric ux3 and x03.They are 2 channel versions and have the latest vrds.Prices will be 6000-7000 U.S.(a cheaper entry point to the best available transport) 
Are There Any Inherent Advantages to Class A amps?
My personal experience says yes.I switched to a class A gryphon antileon signature from a very good chrord AB amp which had a much higher output rating.The gryphon has much better low level detail and much more powerful dynamics.It is a true class... 
Pass labs X600
Gryphon antileon signature stereo or mono.Flemming (owner of Gryphon)jokes that weight is the most important spec.Why ? Because TRUE class A amps get REALLY hot and require big heavy heat sinks.Does class A matter? YES! I switched from a very expe... 
Wilson Benesch
I own a pair of chimeras.They reproduce what they are recieving without adding or subtracting.Another thing to think about is that WB makes/engineers their speakers.Most speakers,even expensive ones(ie Wilsons) are 'kit'speakers using "modified" o... 
Gryphon Encore vs Gryphon Antileon Sig.
I have the antileon sigs and they are truly great.What really jumps out is the low level detail and the three dimensionality.My experience is that these come from the pure class a set up, however,dont invest that much money without hearing this fo...