robshaw

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Transport Recommendations
I have   a Project RS2T in my more expensive system, sounds Fabulous. There have been issues with them, see audiogon forum. I have returned 2 and have been successful with my 3rd. It has the stream unlimited cd mechanism CD pro 8 and the blue tige... 
anybody compare Dynaudio Special 40's/Heritage Specials/Confidence 20's?
HILDE45? I own a pair of Fritz carbon 7se speakers for about 2 years now. Strictly rock and roll. Using a ATI 6002 AMP, stream qobuz and CD's  They are so fast and accurate, and smooth to listen to. Very Happy, haven't heard the special 40's thou... 
What qualities stand out in really good solid state preamps?
I have 2  systems, ( only Rock and Roll)  Each is hooked up with an LA-4 Benchmark pre Amp, balanced System 1 Pass 250.8 System 2 ATI 6002 Very Happy! Benchmark gives you 30 day trial, a little over 3k with remote (each), made in NY, 5 year war... 
New Project RS2T transport
Bob7296       Thanks for the update. I was the one that initially started all this. I couldn't agree more, it is the best I've ever heard, and not just for the money!   I'm on my third one,  from the music room. They were great to deal with, and ... 
Need a big favor picking a preamp
Sometimes you don't have to spend a TON of money to get superb results.  I have 2, Benchmark   LA-4 pre  amps in two individual systems. A little over 3K with remote, for each. I believe they also offer an HPA-4 ? which comes with a great Headphon... 
How to sucessfuly use audirvana
providing you can remember all the song titles you want to hear at that given moment. It would be much easier to just go to AC/DC and scroll down to see ALL SONGS listed from albums downloaded previously.  My account with Qobus lists them just th... 
2 sub hook up
Took some advice and called SVS this AM. Great customer service!!!!! always speak with a HUMAN, how nice. The young lady I spoke with agreed with all, daisy chain RCA or Balanced is just fine. She also suggested, as either or, a Balanced pig-tail ... 
2 sub hook up
Thank you all as usual. Robert  
New DAC with streamer
I just recently purchased and have been using for the past 3 weeks a Bricasti M1 SE with network card with Qobuz and Audirvana. Very pleased, also helped by a GREAT deal!  Enjoy  
SVS or REVEL Subwoofer
Have  2 SVS subs.  2 channel only, Rock and Roll only. Sb3000 in smaller room, and SB4000 in much larger area. Both do their job very well. I would agree with another post that the SB4000 is really quite a step up. Front LED of settings, plus both... 
New computer for Streaming????
Couldn't agree with you more. However, my dealer that sold me the Bricasti M1SE said the  tablet would be great to use from my listening chair, However, said the tablet does not have the operating system  needed to download Qobuz and Audirvana. Th... 
New computer for Streaming????
rsf507//// Bought new, Got a very good deal, IMO. Yes, it is the model you described with a Network Card. Right out of box after playing with filters (my choice #2 minimum I think it was) sounds quite accurate and very Dynamic, all instruments get... 
New computer for Streaming????
testrun//// Thanks so much for the post. You have a really NICE SYSTEM!! I just have the system described, no others attached. I have another system (lesser quality) in another location, which I will continue to stream USB,( great DAC, no streame... 
New computer for Streaming????
Thank you all for your suggestions. I probably should have listed my system for background. Amp Pass 250.8/  Benchmark LA4 pre Amp/ Bricasti M1 SE with Network card (streaming) Rs2T transport and LTA LPS / Already have Qobuz account, Tekton DI spe... 
Help settle a streaming argument!
Very interesting and enlightening conversation. I just received today my NEW Bricasti M1 SE DAC, with the streaming card. I have 2 systems, one higher end. This DAC/Streamer will go into the high end one. I have always streamed via USB, and Window...