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arcticdeth

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Static from tweeters, preamp?
Two hdmi cables into tv, one from cable box, one from DVD. Furman has two isolated banks, I plug all components to one side, and only preamp/amplifier into the other. Yes I tried preamp in every possible outlet, as soon as plug hits receptacle, st... 
Static from tweeters, preamp?
I leave the power off on the preamp when plugging in the cord to furman. I have had the power off, on, tried a different outlet, tried a different outlet with another power strip/surge protect, to no avail once the onkyo plugs in the ticking/stati... 
Static from tweeters, preamp?
My monoblocks are 3 prong grounded plugs, preamp is two prong ungrounded, as is DVD player, cable box, TV. It is a static noise, not a ground loop low freq hum. Bad op amp? Preamp going bad, it is an old unit from the early 90's. I will be getting... 
Personal amp evolution
Just the ones I remember. There are others, either for a short stint, or some not worth mentioning. 
Amplifiers:A Keeper for Life. Do you know of one ?
I have two!My odyssey stratos, soon to be upgraded to kismet mono'sMcCormack dna-750's. I'm doneAny my Sunfire signature. 
Personal amp evolution
Old 8 track wollensack, dual tt, sansui 9090A couple receivers, onkyo tx 890, 860. Onkyo m504Carvin Dcm 2000's as monoblocks. Crown studio ref 1, forced to sell, 30 amp plug could not use, never had chance to even plug it in, sold and bought rotel... 
McCormack DNA-750 good?
These were purchased pretty much sight unseen a couple weeks back, I wanted to get thoughts from people on them. They arrived about 5 days ago, all I can say is I will never let these leave my house, maybe upgraded, these are my reference amps, a... 
McCormack DNA-750 good?
Money IS the object. I would buy used. Which is why I'm looking at the McCormack monos. Still considering them. Are they worth a purchase in everyone's eyes? Or wait? Buy something better.........is there better? I'll probably purchase t hem, they... 
McCormack DNA-750 good?
Are these on par with pass labs, Macintosh , etc etc. ? Or, are these not in the same league? From what I have researched/heard, these are right on par with the big pass & Mcintosh, I just wanted to get other opinions, and as many as possible. 
McCormack DNA-750 good?
Why did you sell your pair?You did not like them? Reliability issues? Poor sound quality?If you could have another pair for a descent price, would you purchase them? I am trying to find out as much about them as possible. I am looking for a superb... 
odyssey kismet or sanders magtech?
I can't listen to the odyssey. Sanders has a 30 day trial, I will do that, as soon as cash is ready. Anyone heard both, or can do recommendations on one or the other?Publics opinions matter, they do sway one way or the other.I just don't want to m... 
Energy RC-70????
Worth every penny paid! Best speakers i have ever heard with 1 exception (dynaudio). I love mine! Wait til they are broken in, whoa nelly! Your never going to sell them. For my ears, they are the smoothest speaker, accurate, just beautiful. A wee ... 
Who is your overall favorite guitarist?
Pat Travers!