timo62

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Looking for intermediate-step Streamer: better than BS Node and not @ Bartok level pricing
jmfawdofile,   I really feel the Innuos Pulsar would be a very good option for you to consider. It is just a streamer and has an Integrated PhoenixUSB Lite Reclocker . https://innuos.com/pulsar/    
Innuos Sense cannot connect to Qobuz
Yes , I was having the same issue this morning with connecting to Qobuz within the Sense APP. It seems to be resolved now.      
New R2R DAC
I would definitely would recommend giving the Audio Note DAC2.1x Signature a try ,if you are able.   
PSVANE ACME 300B TUBES
Paul, Thanks for your feedback on the Psvane 300B Tubes. Are you still using The Frankenstein 300b Stereo Amp?  
Speaker cable recommendations
Audio Note Lexus speaker cables are very well balanced and great sounding.   
Recommendations for against the wall high efficiency speakers
Definitely should check Audio Note Speakers. If you would like their speakers , Audio Note has some great sounding Integrated amps like the Oto and the Soro to go with their speakers. They also make fantastic DACs like the DAC 2.1x Sig and the DAC... 
Are Harbeth Super HL5 XD right for me?
You would have to listen to the Harbeth Super HL5 XD to learn if they are right for you. It is not mentioned in your post if you have ever heard these speakers before. You need to locate a local Harbeth dealer , if you have one near you and liste... 
Audio Note DAC Owners- please share your thoughts
  This was a fairly recent review from I believe, early 2021, from Terry London that was posted here on Audiogon.  Audio Note DAC 3.1x/II Balanced.   http://v2.stereotimes.com/post/audio-note-dac3.1x-ii-balanced-by-terry-london/  
Best new audiophile rock album
This is a great album! 🙂 It does sound very good.  
Innuos Network Isolation Switch and Reclocker (Phoenix)
nyev, Thanks for your reply. I thought maybe you were just tweaking the sonics with the power cord for the Phoenix Net.I was just curious as to the results. I have an Innuos Zenith mk.3 and I have been using an English Electric 8 switch. I recen... 
Speakers need to be placed close to back wall. Help
Audio Note Uk speakers come to mind right away because they are designed to be placed close to the walls.       
Innuos Network Isolation Switch and Reclocker (Phoenix)
nyev, You had stated in your original post : "even if it’s pricey considering upgraded power cords, Ethernet cables and USB cables (a must - don’t bother without these upgrades" In regard to the power cord, what was the sonic difference between... 
Cary Audio DMS 700 vs 800 PV
gabenda, Based on the one review on Cary's website comparing the DMS 700 to the DMS 800, there was not much difference sonically between the two using single-ended cables. I assume maybe this was your review? I was maybe considering the DMS 800 ... 
Cary Audio DMS 700 vs 800 PV
Your welcome, are you using balanced ,or single-ended mode cables with your DMS 800? 
Cary Audio DMS 700 vs 800 PV
Not sure if you are still interested. There is actually a detailed customer review on Cary's website comparing the DMS 700 to the DMS 800.