Responses from larry5729

I Don't Understand What Determines When A Thread Gets The Axe
I think it would be helpful to identify members who are dealers.  This might help to determine their bias.  
Cable Break In for the Naysayers
OZZY,,   Describe your system.  I upgraded my cables and I think I heard an improvement.  I was also amazed by how much a power cable made.  There are so many knowledgeable people in this group!  
A $250 Power Conditioner?
Can you really hear a difference when using a power conditioner?  If so how significant?    
My speaker upgrade journey - and a few questions
Have you listened to SALK speakers?  Heard than at RMAF in Denver and they sounded really good.  
How to make the Focal Kanta No. 2 speakers sing?
Misogyny, that is an incredible response.  You must have a lot of knowledge.   Donald, I noticed your units of measurement were in metric.  Do you live in Canada or Europe. Great discussion.  There is a lot of knowledge in this group.  
The Audiophile Upgrade Easiest to Ignore
I have the same problem.  I have been holding off because I worry if I get hearing aids my sound system will sound unnatural and tinny.  I wonder if my tweeters will sound too bright.  Perhaps we should all have our hearing tested before investing... 
Would you choose 1 ou 2 subwoofers for a stereo set?
I agree with Jason.  I personally think REL subwoofers are the most musical.  Their high level connection allow them to play more like woofers.  Nothing worse to me than a thumping bass.  I have two REL SHO’s in the corners.  I have the volume set... 
What happen to MQA on Tidal?
I believe MQA was developed years ago because internet speeds were too slow to transfer data.  This said, should we switch to QOBUZZ.  I like the layout of Tidal and I think they have a much larger library.  I wonder what percentage of members use... 
Streamer Selection - Thoughts Requested Please!
I have a BlueSound Node 2i.  I tried an inexpensive DAC and found it sounded better without.  I really wonder if the sound is significantly better with these expensive streamers?  I stream Tidal and since MQA disappeared, I wonder if the old MQA f... 
Rant: PSA to builders, housewives, and general complaint
Sounds like you are about to get a stiff neck.    
I have perfected my network for the nth time
I would be curious if you would hear a difference if blind tested.  If I had a $1 million system maybe it would be worth looking into.    
What are your favorite songs or albums for illustrating a deep soundstage?
Song:  Nasty Artist:  Vincent Ingala   
Advice on how to liquidate system
What does your equipment list look like?    
the big one: how do you choose speakers? By what features, data?
What amp will you be driving them with?  Do you also plan on keeping your current amp.  Also, what is your price range.  I would audition them.  Make sure you receive an agreement to return at no charge because they will sound different in your ho... 
Was I Expecting Too Much
Now I know why you don’t see stereo equipment in home listings.  He sounds like a dealer.  You know they are doing you a favor if they even talk to you.  Is there another dealer you can talk to.  Perhaps contact the manufacturer and have recommend...