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Burson 160D vs "others"
OK thanks.Sounds like I would have to spend some serious $ to better it. But I guess as time marches on the price/performance will ratio will make it more appealing. 
Next Upgrade Help
All good suggestions. My rack is a very good "homemade" rack that I made and mimics the flexy rack with threaded rod and very thick shelves only nicer. I was told by a local audiophile my speakers that were the weakest link. I have been away from ... 
Tonearm Cable advice needed
Thanks,I'll look them up. 
Speakers suggestion that can be driven hard
Ugh, cold solder connection on a poly cap I installed to replace NPE. Fixed sounds great! At least it didn't cost me anything other than aggrevation! Note, these do B&W do play loud enough with no distortion! 
Speakers suggestion that can be driven hard
I have yet to conclude but I swapped tweeters and the defect did not switch L/R speakers. So I suspect the mid. Not the actual speaker but a defect in my own handi work. I put a poly bypass cap on a NPE and maybe have a bad solder connection and I... 
Speakers suggestion that can be driven hard
Not the tweeter. I have an idea what it is, update soon. 
Speakers suggestion that can be driven hard
I have been reading some threads and some people that have older speakers with ferrofluid say it dries out. Maybe that is it? Some songs the tweeter is very clear and on others there is a slight static sound. 
Speakers suggestion that can be driven hard
I have decent equipment Audio Research SP8 and Aragon 4004 mkII. I only have blown the tweeter once. It was an accident. i turned on the system and walked away and the volume was just a bit too high and there was a trumpet part that blasted it. I ... 
Power cord for Burson HA160D dac+headphone amp
Not sure. I just got a 160D I am getting noise kind of like when flourescents are on. Do you get noise too? 
Cd players, Transports and DACS Oh MY
OK as I understand it the yba cd/dac combo is probably not as good as the stand alone dacs so now I need to decide in the $1000 to $1500 range what should I consider. 
Cd players, Transports and DACS Oh MY
I wouldn't use an ipod only becuase it does not support 24 bit and also if I buy hi res files i wont fit them on an ipod. I was thinking W4S