Responses from facten

OCD mickey website and negativity.
His "personality’ can be an acquired taste, but stating "I don’t know why his gear that he represents seems lacklustre," while he carries Meitner, Playback Designs, NAT Audio, Jeff Rowland, Viola Audio, TAD, Fischer & Fischer is a bit much to ... 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
PositiveFlow - Can U Feel It  
A $250 Power Conditioner?
@deep_333 " The iFi is only 110 dollars!! I could buy two iFis and a bottle of whisky for the price of a Puron!!!! Why the hell would i buy a Puron?!?!?! Sounds like you boys got Puroned.."   Well you won’t know if one is better than the oth... 
A $250 Power Conditioner?
I have a Puron in my main system (detailed in virtual system page) . Speaker cables are Clear Day silver the Puron works just fine with the cables and system as a whole , it doesn't cause brightness or any other deleterious impacts.  
DAC upgrade
@signaforce you mention form factor and features, and you mention best sounding, however you don't mention what sound characteristics you prefer. Stating that preference may get you some better recommendations. For instance, some folks like highly... 
A $250 Power Conditioner?
I have also found that placement of it in the wall outlet itself provides the benefit vs plugged into the power conditioner.  I also like the Shunyata Defender. The NCF CLEARLINE i found to have no sq benefit.    
A $250 Power Conditioner?
@roadcykler Have you direct experience with this item to state that it won't?   
McIntosh is now inside a Jeep luxury car.
Are AYON Amps popular in the high end community?
I have had an Ayon Spirit 2 integrated amp for several years, it's presently in my 2nd system. The amp has been 100% trouble free, it's well  built and sounds very good . I purchased mine from USA Tube Audio which still carries them. Ayon is not a... 
Will audio gear be ok in unheated house
@elliottbnewcombjr I think the National Fire safety association would take exception to your space heater recommendation, they aren't intended to be lest on for long periods and certainly not unattended   
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
Vanessa Collier - Live At Power Station  
Power strip recommendations
Trplite are MOV . Brickell units are essentially Zerosurge units just at a slightly higher price. Both are series mode, and though they have RFI/EMI filtering neither will degrade sound as you had with the Panwmax.i use ZeroSurge un8ts in both my ... 
Why isn't better quality used gear being made available?
"A lot of life-changing events have happened since I started this epic thread so long ago. Adopted a dog and have become a philatelist." Thread so long ago? 6 days since the start - yes a real eternity Epic? epic” is an adjective that means some... 
Why isn't better quality used gear being made available?
"So dealers take my trade-in and sell it to a company specializing in the sale of used gear? So that may explain things."   What would it explain as it would still get to market and be availble for those seeking it.   "It seems with all the sol... 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
Christone Kingfish Ingram - Live in London