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Crackle and hiss on some albums
Dust doesn’t make pops. Good luck getting rid of them short of editing them out digitally or serious electronic mitigation costing more than all of your analogue equipment together. View the pop/grooves with a microscope and you’ll see what you’r... 
MBL Owners: The "Why" Behind Our Choices and the Search for the Ultimate "Wow" Factor
We all? Count me out.  
Crackle and hiss on some albums
https://www.discogs.com/group/thread/671397 Clean them before first play with an ultrasonic cleaner and a release agent. Once the stylus "welds" them into the grooves it is too late. Buy a SweetVinyl Sugar Cube or live with it like the old days.  
Which turntable? Pro-Ject or VPI?
Neither. I already have a TT.  
Credenza or media stand for hiding away equipment
I’ve never cooked anything in a closed back custom built cabinet. But I don’t buy combo space heaters either I'm afraid that a custom build will be your only option. I've raised 2 generations of toddlers with no damage.    
Vinyl rips - still worth it?
Trouble enough for MJD. Silly post. One can download streamed music for "off internet" play. Tracks are scrambled for playback (for customers only) via the app. I have 40K+ tracks that I can "play anywhere", not requiring a TT or internet. I ca... 
A quick question on what streamers to consider.......
Worry about updates? Some old OSs totally sucked before recent updates. They ALL update before first play, like all digital devices and programs. Using Wi-Fi is recommended to a dedicated Wi-Fi receiver like a node system or an extender for rock s... 
Please be gentle with me! 🙏
Sounds better and frees up the phone for all other tasks. The phone becomes a full function remote instead of a crappy source. Even mp3s (which is the best that most phones can play) sound better on a (dedicated) music device. Streaming ain’t re... 
Eversolo DMP -A8 Server,Dac, Streamer,Preamp - best bang for the Buck
 ,cool kinda .  
Recording video and audio with headphones
Try the Apple store.  
Practical Question Regarding Newer Topping Amps
The first Schiit product I bought was a DAC that didn’t DA properly. After determining it wasn’t me I had to argue for them to replace it. Then it worked for about 2 years before total failure. Their response was no fix just buy another. Never ag... 
The Best Bass Ever? A Subwoofer Discovery
Or fill the port with plastics straws but you already got what you want.  
DAC suggestion for PC
Cambridge makes well regarded audio equip. but all of their streamers have DACs similar to what you already own. Redundancy unless you sell There are mucho streamers < $1000. Do not spend any more than that if your PC is in the room. A huge ma... 
Vintage dbx Products
Does the 224 work? They are notorious for bad internal slide switches.  
Amp — Leave on or turn off
And there is often less electrical activity in the neighborhood mornings. I often forget to turn an amp off overnight for no net gain in SQ.