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Help me pick some new or used speaker cables
rkfaberdds  ...and others...an afterthought "head's-up,"   Although the Cardas Clear Sky X4 is designed as bi-wirable, I had discussion with Cardas Techs before modifying the loudspeaker ends.  I roll off 80hZ down from my Focusrite Pro DAC to m... 
Help me pick some new or used speaker cables
Hi rkfaberdds...thanks for your question, My early foray into great audio was a pair of Chapman T-4s, 2 way sealed 45lb monitors that served in several rooms for a couple of decades.  They sit happily with fresh surrounds in a closet upstairs, aw... 
Upgraded my cables and they transformed my system!!!
...afterthought.  My Luminous Audio Synchestra interconnects are terminated with Bullet Plugs from Eichmann Technology, Australia.  The Cardas Clear Sky loudspeaker cables were returned to Cardas...upgraded to bi-wired at the loudspeaker termina... 
Upgraded my cables and they transformed my system!!!
Happy your happy, kennymacc... Cable topic always engenders controversy...maybe the purpose for the posts?  My history experimenting with audio cable began in 1980 by doubling up lamp cord from my Electrocompaniet Ampliwire II amp to my Snell lou... 
Indispensable Tool!
Thanks for the topic, misc-audio I've been using an early ripped version of this for over 25 years, a gift from a friend.  Every so often when the thought strikes me, I give it a tumble.  Amazon.com: Purist Audio Design Luminist System Enhancer ... 
Musical subwoofer under $2000
Thanks for the topic sparksgja Following my own advice (see topic "Happy Holidays and Your Favorite Tips?) ... I consulted with a long time subwoofer builder who has great passion around the topic, also others having formidable experience.  I was... 
Happy Holidays and Your Favorite Tips?
Thanks for the topic, erik_squires Find a true mentor-s, even if you are extremely experienced and knowledgeable.  When you go deep, one discovers deeper levels bringing you closer to the real thing.  Seeking out experienced, trusted advisors can... 
Was 1971 the high point of popular music?
Thanks for the topic, tony1954 Born in 1946, having perpetual music, live and recorded, in the house, the 1950's included c&w, crooners, jazz large and small, folk, r&b, rock, movie themes and varied sub-genres.  That's reaching pretty hi... 
Is There Just One Single Album That Does It For You, Completely? Just One.
tunefuldude, I held back as long as possible...desert island>    Handel's   "Water Music"                                                                                                                                               Now, consid... 
Any other Pipe And Slippers Audiophiles out there?
CDC... On LL's website home page...top of page in the search box with magnifying glass, try Item #510528 Men's Boot Mocs.  Sorry, looks like the two other styles in wide widths are sold out.  And, ya...we round up top and flatten on bottom!  :)  ... 
Any other Pipe And Slippers Audiophiles out there?
Thanks for a fun topic, yogiboy... Happy see the LL Bean references from our older "Tribe" in GoN responding to our photo.   Recently, I celebrated my 25th year in Customer Service for LL Bean...still family held, 1 120 year old Maine company.  I... 
Have you asked yourself this question?
Thanks for the topic, hifinut51... I asked and answered your question in the mid-1990's.  My vinyl was a long curated, pristine surface, collection.  Raised around live music, I've zero tolerance for extraneous noise.  The front end was an Allan ... 
Question: What are some of your best pieces of advise to someone new to the hobby?
Thanks for the question, mmcgill829, Starting fresh in our hobby, I would first consult with a professional...one experienced in tuning rooms for 2 channel stereo and sound studios.  I recently established contact with James of GIK Acoustics in a... 
Would you choose 1 ou 2 subwoofers for a stereo set?
Hey gfguimaraes...thanks for your question. My space is a small 10' x 10' x 7 1/2' cube dedicated studio...hard worked for good sound.  For several years I used a pair of sealed 10" UltraCube Paradigm subwoofers beneath my monitor stereo pair of ... 
Bacch Dsp, True stereo?
emergingsoul  You make a good point.  However, "where there is a WILL there is a WAY" ...a lifelong motto!  I found and nurtured a skilled, trusted Tech 3000 miles from me who remotes into my PC, setting up the necessary ingredients.  Over the ye...