Responses from gz3827

My most memorable ROCK moment
Who says God's Waiting Room is Florida?Welcome to Audiogon, LOL. 
Sony - What were you thinking?
+ ElizabethHowever, some of the other criticisms here strike me as being a bit overblown. For one thing, I don’t get the big deal about not having a digital output. With this product I don’t think Sony is trying to target people with superior st... 
Creek, Rega, Oppo CD Player/DAC
You have stumbled upon one of the great mysteries of the cosmos. 
why dsd
Hi Wisnon, thanks for your offer. I just now registered at audiocircle, but I gather from site instructions that, as a new member, I won't be able to exchange PMs for awhile. Whenever I find that I can do the PM thing, I will give you a holler. 
Sony HAP-Z1ES Hi-Res Music Player RMAF 2013
Vendor participation in forums strikes me as a topic for discussion in a different thread. Why not start one? 
Sony HAP-Z1ES Hi-Res Music Player RMAF 2013
"Agree to disagree" ... Let's move on :-) 
Vincent SV-800 Class A Amplifier Gets Very Hot
Wilhoover, congrats on getting the HAP-Z1ES. Apologies for being off topic here, but if you have any user review type observations about the Sony that you'd be willing to share, I and several others would be interested. There's another thread name... 
Network Music Player or CD Player-Opinions Wanted
Of course, if you've got $13,000 lying around just for your "source" component, the ARC CD9 would be hard to beat. 
Network Music Player or CD Player-Opinions Wanted
Vpm, I think you've answered your own question in your post. For you, a turntable does makes the most sense, a CD player comes in a reasonably close second, and a network music player is a very, very distant third. It makes no sense for someone wi... 
Well Recorded Best of Opera Hits
I can't guarantee it will be up to your sound quality standards, but one 'oldie but goodie' -- at least from the standpoint of performance -- is Leontyne Price & Marilyn Horne In Concert at the Met recorded live March 28, 1982. This is a 2 CD ... 
Review: Harman Kardon HK990 Amplifier
The HK990 is not discontinued. It's just that now it looks like its availability is pretty much limited to just buying direct from Harman Kardon. In the past it was sold through other outlets such as Crutchfield, but for whatever reason, it seems ... 
why dsd
Wisnon wrote "... if you have a PS3 ripper, you can go buy tons of 2nd hand SACDs for cheap on Amazon and Ebay and rip away to build up an impressive DSD library."I for one would love to get my hands on a PS3 ripper and rip DSD files from all the ... 
Best Options In A Balanced Preamp Under $1500.00?
There is a used Musical Fidelity M6PRE for sale on Agon right now priced at $1500. M6PRE an excellent preamp for that money. 
why dsd
And the award for Best Comeback goes to Davt :-) 
why dsd
+Tomcy6I don't know yet to what extent I will jump on the DSD "flavor of the day" bandwagon, but I certainly want to at least check it out for grins and giggles.