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Empire 698 Turntable ...question re : #2002 Cartridge
@rocky1313 The “Z” version is the better one due to being equipped with an elliptical stylus. If it has the OEM stylus (if the stylus guard is gold and has “EMPIRE” embossed on it), it should sound quite good. Back in the day, several aftermarket ... 
Empire 698 Turntable Electronic Cueing problem
@nwres +1 @rocky1313 I too have a 698. Most beautiful turntable ever. I recall that there is an adjustment for the pickup setting and that it works. Mine has been in storage for a while so I have forgotten how to do it but I believe that it is ex... 
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
Just popped up on YT  
Looking for a new (preowned OK) line stage under $5K: suggestions?
You can get these with any art you want covering the panels and they are only 2’ X 2’ and said to be very effective  
Cube Audio Nenuphar Single Driver Speaker (10 inch) TQWT Enclosure
Pass/Cube Audio room was deemed “Best of Show” by this guy. FF to 10 minutes in…  
new Meitner MA3 hit the rack today
Thanks to each of you for the feedback on the internal streamer and thanks to my buds @david_ten and  ​​​​@wig for the warm welcome back.  Truly great to hear that the internal streamer is so good and really stoked that it is on par with the NS1.... 
new Meitner MA3 hit the rack today
@ghasley Thanks for the reply. The rca outputs of the DAC are connected to my TV to serve as an output load for now. I appreciate your guidance on the internal streamer. I am surprised that the half dozen or so reviews I could find on the MA3 nev... 
new Meitner MA3 hit the rack today
Great thread. Just picked up a lightly used MA3 on Audiomart. Arrived today but I am still waiting on my new integrated and speakers so all I can do for now is put some “settling  hours” on it and watch it stream. I am wondering if anyone is usi... 
Kinki EX M1 user comments
maritime51, I would greatly appreciate it if you would refrain from taking the Lord’s name in vane on this forum. I find it offensive and inappropriate. Thank you in advance.Dave. 
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Looming with Synergistic Research
@lwin  These work well:https://m.ebay.com/itm/10pcs-2-Colors-High-quality-2mm-Gold-Mini-Banana-Plug-Male-Audio-Adapter-US/1...Dave 
Hi Fi Tuning Supreme fuse-Burn In?
"I have not tried BLUE..."auxinput, why not change that now. SR Blue fuses on sale right now, buy 2 get one free with 30 day return privilege. I have had many brands of fuses and found the Blue to sonically outperform them all in the most componen... 
Are there really a bad misfits in the hifijungle out there
So you consider Thiels and Apogees monsters, Erik? Feed them properly and behold the magic...The impedance curves are designed not to be deliberately/unnecessarily difficult, but to deliver the sound character, and especially the bass response, th... 
I bet you would like the sound of the Denafrips Pontus ($1600 USD) as well as or better than the Yggdrasil and still have $800 in your pocket. Dave 
REL Subwoofer: Speakon or RCA?
REL SUB-BASS SYSTEMS are not designed for use in applications where the main speakers are externally crossed-over to eliminate lower frequencies from the mains, to substitute for poor bass performance of main speakers, nor to induce terrified resp...