cdennison53

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Nuclues plus bricked
Newest update locked up my nucleus +. Unplugged it for  30 minutes and it then finished the update. All fine now.   Only trouble I’ve had with it.  
DAC UPGRADE QUESTION
Look at a used PS Audio Perfect Wave DAC.  It is excellent.  You can find used ones that fit your budget.   https://www.audiogon.com/listings/lisb544j-ps-audio-perfectwave-directstream-dac-da-converters  
Owning Up To It
Eric Clapton passing out 20 minutes into the show at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City Nj. 7/7/74.  He couldn’t play.  Show ended in a riot with people peppering the stage with anything they could throw.  
Audiophile Speakers for Rock, HipHop and Techno
Give the Goldenear speakers a listen.  I have them and really like how they rock as well as how they sound on more gentle music.  
Best unplugged live
@vthokie83   great list!  I need to check some of those out I haven’t heard.  
Any song recommendations for testing purposes?
Try the remaster of Moondance by Van Morrison.  Great bass lines that stretch out across the bass spectrum. Pink Noise by Laura Mvula will really give your system a kick.  Modern pop music with a wide sound field and deep synth bass.  Great song.... 
Denefrips Pontus "burn in" period?
Let it burn in for 200 hours then decide.  I’ve noticed big changes at 100 hours and incremental improvements after that up to 200 hours.  Give it a chance.  Ignore those who say there is no break-in time on electronics.  
Suggestion between benchmark Ahb2, Bob carver crimson 275 and rogue atlas magnum 2 amos
I have the Carver 275 amp and think it sounds terrific.  It does run relatively cool.  Give it a try as they have a generous return policy.  
A Very Useful New Discovery--EON Digital Filter from Network Acoustics
I’ve had the ENO ag in my system for a week now and find that it does make a noticeable difference.  Individual instruments stand out and are more clearly delineated. So far it has increased my listening pleasure a great deal.  I was skeptical th... 
speaker choice for new 20x30 audio room
Give the Golden Ear Triton 1R a listen.  
Who is ditching their shiny disc spinners?
The PS Audio memory player keeps my silver discs relevant as they sound better than the streaming versions (at 16/44) or ripped versions. Great player! 
What do you have on order RIGHT NOW.
The Carver 275 tube amp.  Never had a tube amp so I’m intrigued to see what it sounds like.