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Chinese fake cables How fake, how good?
boxer123 +1 
What are the top 3 USB cables being used today in reference systems?
Was not a “cable guy”. Just didn’t believe that cables could make that much of a difference, especially a usb. It’s just 1’s and zeroes, right ?A local dealer gave me a Kubala-Sosna emotion usb to try out at home. I was truly amazed at how it open... 
Dealer Discount
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Aqua hifi La Voce s3.....anyone audition it yet?
The pair of specially selected ECC81 tubes GENALEX Gold Lion, (which is a recent change)also new capacitors of power supply, resistors of analog boards and use new special solder alloy. 
Aqua hifi La Voce s3.....anyone audition it yet?
Picked up my Aqua La Scala mk2 optologic yesterday. My local audio shop here in Michigan let me use a Aqua la Voce mk3 while waiting for the La Scala to come in. I had it in my system for over a month.‘Let me first say that the La Voce mk3 was a g... 
Top vintage receivers vs. modern high-end equipment
I went through a stage of vintage late 70’s receivers. Had a few. All completely Sx-1280JVC JRS600Pioneer SX-5580 (same as sx-1050 but black face and multi voltage)Sony str-v7they really held there value. (Except the JVC-JR S600, ... 
Aqua hifi La Voce s3.....anyone audition it yet?
Fasten, looking forward to your review and thoughts of the La Voce S3 
Popular new/used SS stereo power amps under $2500?
IMHO the 851n is a great building block to a audio system. I bought one a few years ago to add streaming to a second vintage system (pioneer sx-1280 and B&W 805D2). Then when I decided to upgrade to a current tube amp I ended up with a intergr... 
Popular new/used SS stereo power amps under $2500?
Are you calling the Cambridge 851n your preamp ?if you are then don’t rule out intergraded amps. I owned the 851n and still used a intergraded and used the 851n’s streaming features.  
Looking for advice on buying new discontinued music server - would you do it?
+1 jond 
Aqua La Scala MKII Optologic DAC
Thank you for the response audiotroy.I emailed Cristian Anelli at Aqua last night and he replied before I got up this morning.  Please see his response.Dear Tony, I confirm all aqua DACs are fully compatible with Roon via USB. ... 
Aqua La Scala MKII Optologic DAC
Thank you for the email link. 
Innuos Statement Review
I have heard the innous statement at Local stereo shop.  All I can say is wow. I could not fit the statement into my budget. But did order a zenith mkIii. That was 3 weeks ago. Should be in anyway now. 
DACs That Improve The Sound of the Sony HAP-Z1ES
I have a Sony hap-z1es too. Placed a order for a innuos zenith  Mkiii.looking forward to a big upgrade. Also just purchased a Weiss DAC501.  What a upgrade. I was amazed at what a outboard quality DAC could do for me. 
Music Hall vs. Schiit
Give some thought to the Cambridge audio 851N network streamer with built in DAC. I have the 851N and the cxc transport. Really like the combination