Responses from miketuason

Oppo UHP 205 Universal Player
I’m really liking my Magnetar UDP 900 more and more, it’s like the more you use the better it gets on both video and audio.  
Oppo UHP 205 Universal Player
I now have the new Magnetar UDP 900 and for almost the same price of a used Oppo 205 without warranty, support, and parts available, the Magnetar 900 is a no brained. The video and the audio of the new Magnetar UDP 900 is in a whole new level. Ok ... 
End of life for Vandersteen IICe?
Have you tried contacting Vandersteen and see if they will repair or sell you the crossover?  
End of life for Vandersteen IICe?
I once blew a midrange driver on my 2CE Signature II and good thing Vandersteen sold me a new midrange driver, installed it myself and all is good now, it has been over ten years now and my 2CE Signature II still sounding great today.  
CD Transport with XLR Out
I just ordered this unit, you should check it out: https://valueelectronics.com/product/magnetar-udp900-universal-blu-ray-disc-player/  
What record cleaner is the most bang for the buck??
I use ultrasonic record cleaner  
Upgrade to McIntosh
MC601’s and C2300 Pre with Telefunken smooth plate 12ax7 for both Phono and Line stage driving my Vandersteen 2CE Signature II and I couldn’t be happier.  
One turntable with two arms, or two turntables with one each - which would you prefer?
How about one TT, one tonearm, one cartridge but with two styluses, huh?  bet you never heard of one cartridge with two stylus, one MM and one MC LOL!  
McIntosh Labs delivery issues
roxy54 you don’t have to believe me just ask any of the McIntosh dealer store and they will tell you.  
McIntosh Labs delivery issues
farne230 I was told by a few Mac dealer/store, that if you personally been to any legit store that sells Mac products, doesn’t matter where, then you can purchase or order any Mac product you want from that store that you visited in the past and t... 
McIntosh Labs delivery issues
If you find the McIntosh model you’re looking for in stock somewhere else that’s not in your area, maybe, if you have a friend or relatives that lives near by that Mac dealership, you can ask them to buy it for you. By the way several years ago, I... 
low bass response
Listen to RAP music they usually have good bass. 😀  
American Made Audio Products
Don’t forget McIntosh, they are a good example of “the real McCoy”  
MC901 monoblock tube matching Q
Preferably yes, it’s always good to install a matching tubes. 
Most beautiful turntable under $5k
I like SAM ( Small Audio Manufactre) for the price it’s a lot of Turntable and it looks gorgeous, check it out. https://sam-audio.eu/turntables/