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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... 
Best Cartridge for technics sl1200mk2
Mine has been on loan for so long I may never see it again. The upside is a good friend is back into vinyl. I began with an Audio Technica, not sure of the model. It tracked right over Telarc 1812 cannon shots like an F1 run off. The Shure V15 Typ... 
Aesthetix,cary audio and pass lab synergy
Welcome. At this point its usually suggested to choose a speaker that works well in your room then tailor the electronics around the room/speaker.Your considering well established designers which is a good thing. Sonically, there are going to be s... 
Does JBL get a bad rap?
The pre Harman James B, Lansing was very helpful to me and cultivated a sizable DIY segment in our little hobby supplying planes and components back in the day. You'd find naked plywood on stages and in some well heeled homes in those days. Leo Fe... 
Bass traps in a small HT set up?
'Love That Bob.' How's that for dating myself? Seriously, its people like this who take the time to write responses like this that make the internet great. 
Hall of Fame: BIGGEST BADDEST Monster Amps
I can't speak to the Sanders Magtech amplifier since I haven't had the opportunity to audition it at home. It does have some unique design features most notably it's power supply well worth reading about.Generally and subjectively, I dislike the p... 
D-SONIC SOA Class-D Core Amps. The best Class-D ?
Tan have you ever tried heavy copper cabling both input and output and compared to what your currently using.My last switching amplifier purchase was a pair of Hypex NC400s so I'm not sure how this synergy has changed with newer designs. With my f... 
Class A vs. AB vs. D... can you hear a difference?
Tim, Please accept my apologies for what appears to be a comment directed at you as that was not my intention. Without even thinking that my comments were following yours I didn't mean that YOU weren't objective, rather a portion of the thread in ... 
Hall of Fame: BIGGEST BADDEST Monster Amps
Gene Cerwinsky (Cerwin-Vega) produced one of the first commercially available high power (then 180-350 watts) in the early seventies. The amplifier an 18" driver and horn cabinet were the bottom behind the film "Earthquake." Theaters premiering th... 
Class A vs. AB vs. D... can you hear a difference?
Bill as you can see objectivity can be hard to come by especially when one loses site of the question. I really enjoy my home theater. It's a 7.1 system in a smallish space with a Pioneer Elite receiver driving sensitive Triangle speakers and two ... 
Emotiva Tube Amplifiers Coming In February
I got a life. Did the owner say if he's going to hire someone who actually has any electronical knowledge?During the interim period of taking over and supporting Carver Tube warrantee there wasn't anybody there who could answer basic trouble shoot... 
Class A vs. AB vs. D... can you hear a difference?
My experience is limited to an A/B and five switching amplifiers including a Pioneer receiver. Overwhelmingly the switching amps didn't become congested when driven hard and were consistently less fatiguing. After repeated comparisons I concluded ... 
B&W MT-60D vs Paradigm MilleniaOne Home Theater
I owned three sets of Paradigm floorstanders and the minute I replaced them I realized my mistake in choosing them.Of course you should try to audition to fulfill your personal taste. I would suggest looking into a matched set of Pioneer's Andrew ... 
What would you upgrade?
What stands out to me is the relationship between speakers and your unusually high ceilings. The proper synergy here will do more for your overall presentation goal than any electronics choices you may be considering. I would seek a professional s... 
Where can I find a Benz lps cartridge for sale?
The Ruby Z is very close in performance to the LP-S. Other than the wood possibly someone here can describe their differences.(510) 547-5006 or info@musicalsurroundings.com