Responses from skytop

DAW vs Alexia 1 vs Sasha 2, descending order of $$
gochurchgo :  you sure sound like you have an axe to grind against Wilson.  What is your problem? 
Has anyone tried these stunning new CPT power cord?
You say your experience was 'truly magical?"Your post reads like an advertisement. Tell us the truth, are you working for the company?  Magic invokes the powers of the supernatural. Is that what CPT is?  Kind of spooky.  Why don't they rename them... 
Power - where to start? Mains, chords, conditioner, filter?
I recommend running a fresh dedicated 20 amp line from your main circuit box to the location of your system. Use Hubble hospital duplex devices. Use of power conditioner is optional as needed.  
Chinese fake cables How fake, how good?
Chinese corrupt/criminal empire are manufacturing FAKE commercial airline parts. Engine components, brake components, electronics, etc. All are grossly substandard and endanger the public. I find it no surprise to read in this thread that corrupt ... 
DAW vs Alexia 1 vs Sasha 2, descending order of $$
The big problem with the Alexia 1 speakers is that it presents a very difficult load. The impedance drops down to  Edit1 ohm or less during operation. Tubes amp are not appropriate at all and only some solid state amps can at such low impedance. T... 
Transparent Audio
I have been using Transparent for some time now. I called Transparent and requested a sincere description of the difference between the performance characteristics of from the previous MM2 gen to the current G5. I was told that the new generation ... 
Salamander Synergy Rack Experiences?
I find my Salamander Synergy double extension rack to be exceptional well designed and engineered. It is sturdy, stable and nothing moves. The shelves are very strong and do not flex or vibrate at all. There is a a wide assortment of accessoriesto... 
Transparent Ultra or Super?
Wait till you guys get a lift from listening to Gen5 generation of Transparent cables. 
Ascendo C8 Renaissance: any opinions?
I have enjoyed my pair of Ascendo C8 speakers for about 2 years. The are powered by ARC tube preamp and tube amp.You cannot classify the C8's by their $10K price since they easily match the performance of $20~$30K speakers. Such is the magic of Ge... 
ARC GS150 design error
Get real. Analogue meters are inherently cosmetic at best when measuring instantaneous power output. I find your post very specious, unfairly maligns ARC in your title and in your feeble post.  
$10k Speaker Cables??????????????
I believe in high quality cables but not buying into the $10K+ price point some companies are marketing.  Some people obviously have too much money and too little brains. 
Sell your $$$ cables and conditioners... affordable LITHIUM is here!
I don't buy into any of this cable advertisement on this forum. 
Kharma or Avalon
Be careful of the aging ceramic drivers. They have a tendency to crack. 
Why Power Cables Affect Sound
Very expensive power cable that plug into the house wall socket which is then connected to some common construction ROMEX plastic covered cable. What's the point? 
South Florida - join in and make a REAL effort!
Hi !  I am in Delray Beach area. Hopefully there is an active audio club in the general area. I am interested in joining in!