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Subwoofer to mate with Casta model C's.......
05-06-15 Bacardi "@M-db, do you think running the subs speaker connectors to the speakers allows for better blending with the mains?"I apologize, my statement is misleading. I used my Velodyne DD Plus' line level High Pass filtered output to accom... 
Subwoofer to mate with Casta model C's.......
Since budget isn't an issue there are now a growing selection of manufactures that offer internal calibration and/or equalization which usually makes integrating with the main speakers a matter of infinite personal taste or at the very least a sim... 
Revel Ultima Studio 2??
It's generally accepted to assemble an audio system around the speaker system? The Ultimas are highly regarded by many as a reference level speaker system which should be extremely helpful when auditioning everything else in your current and futur... 
JC1 upgrade to Lamm M2.2 or dartzeel 108B or Ayre?
Steve Nugent may have pertinent information regarding modifications for your well regarded JC1s.http://www.empiricalaudio.com/about-empirical-audio/Ayre is announcing their newly voiced "Twenty" series on page 60 of the 2015 March issue of Stereop... 
Vandersteen 5a Carbons
I spent months positioning my Avalon Eidolons. I invited close friends who had an audio industry aquaintence visiting to a casual dinner. He moved my speakers a few inches out and closer together. The results were simply amazing.It became clear to... 
Class D at low volume
I caution against comparing tube, linear solid state, and switching amplifiers. Each has its own set of virtues that the others can't quite match and that class D is simply a third choice in amplification. On the other hand reading about the Bob C... 
Velodyne DD Plus 10 owners Which Subsonic Slope
You might use the lower setting in one of the presets and experience the change with different recordings.  
Avalon Eidolon matching speaker cables and IC
I have Eidolons in my main system using a Cardas Golden Reference loom and a pair of Avalon two way studio Monitors which are powered by nCore 400s using NuForce ICs and speaker cables. Solid or coated silver cables have been problematic with ever... 
Emotiva XMC-1 owners....
"recommending from Pioneer or Onkyo shows me where you are at audio wise and you therefore loose any credibility"The subjectivity of most all aspects of audio puts credibility in the lap of the owner and nobody else. With most manufactures their m... 
How good are recievers these days?
Actually a good question especially if one keeps a reasonable perspective that we're discussing Home Theater which is essentially a digital media that will pass through more of your systems digital conversions before it gets to your ears. I was ne... 
3k to spend...
Why fool around. Learn about these.http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR7.TRC2.A0.H0.Xthorens+124.TRS0&_nkw=thorens+124&_sacat=0Not in the mood for a project?Well TemperedClearaudio with CMB 
Stillpoints Ultra SS under your speakers?
Interesting read here.http://www.stereotimes.com/post/sistrum-apprentice-series-spsa103-platform/ 
Avalon Opus Ceramique
I'm considering Stillpoints, they provide a noticeable improvement under my turntable. Avalon Acoustics included spikes with my speakers. Even so, I'm questioning newer designs and considering an in home comparison between Stillpoints and Sistrum ... 
Avalon Opus Ceramique
Glai, have you done any experimentation with other speaker footers such as decoupling devises or other spikes? 
Thoughts on potential new system?
Outstanding to hear your wife listens and actually has valuable input. Your a lucky man. There is great essence in an unexpected gift for the one you love. As to your choice of subwoofers. I've been a Velodyne customer for four generations of thei...