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Whats the ultimate goal with your pre amp ?
Look into Coda...great product! I believe Sanders is also Coda spawn...  
What Gear Has Disappointed You?
bigtwin Gotcha...horses for courses!  
What Gear Has Disappointed You?
bigtwin...The Acoustic Zen Crescendo Mark ll's are a phenomenal loudspeaker. The handily put to shame all previous speakers I have ever owned. They were worth every red cent...  
Best sounding CD player
I was considering Esoteric also before my Luxman purchase. But the bad vibes I was reading about in concern of their customer service issues deflated that idea...  
Best sounding CD player
dvdgreco...An owners D-10x review on Whats Best Forums.      
Best sounding CD player
tomcarr... Yes, I have used the phase invert. At times it does seem to yield some differences to the sound...maybe a wee bit better performance in the low end and sometimes a wee bit better in the mids and highs but not a really consistent thing t... 
Best sounding CD player
Tomcarr... I would agree with Steve. It’s the best cd playback system that I have ever owned...without any doubt. It does take some time to burn in...but once it does...holy moly it sounds wonderful !!!  
Best sounding CD player
Luxman D-10X...Think of it as a SOTA dac and top notch proprietary transport... in one outstanding superbly designed and sounding package!  
Has anyone compared the Coda CSib to a Jeff Rowland Continuum S2?
Hello smodtactical. I have listened to many amps and preamps over the years. These are the amps and preamps I have owned in chronological order since being involved in this crazy hobby. Music Reference RM9-MKII amp...Music Reference RM5-MKIII pr... 
Has anyone compared the Coda CSib to a Jeff Rowland Continuum S2?
I love my Coda 07x and #8 combo. It ticks all of the boxes in my system setup. I’ve owned other amp and preamp combos that could not compare sonically. As far as the so called emotional level of satisfaction...I feel that is based on the perceptio... 
cheapest cable upgrade ever
blisshifi  I have the batteries about 2 inches away from my spade connectors that attach to my speaker binding posts...No direct contact... On my rca cables...the battery on those are a bit closer to the connectors...1 inch or less. Best bang for... 
cheapest cable upgrade ever
Batteries are dirt cheap though...  
cheapest cable upgrade ever
antigrunge2... How do you orientate the batteries + and -  terminals on rca interconnects?  Is it the same way as the speaker cables? Thanks...Mark  
cheapest cable upgrade ever
I just tried 16 AAA’s total on my speaker bi wire pairs... 8 per side...have to report that that many batteries closed in the sound way to much...Back to 8 total and it sounds like I posted earlier. More does not necessarily mean better.  
cheapest cable upgrade ever
antigrunge2....Thanks for the battery tweak!!! I tried it on my two pair of bi wired speaker cables for a total of 8 AAA batteries (4 per side) and the improvement is way better than I ever expected. In all honesty..I was not expecting anything! ...