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Need HDMI Cable Input: Knowledge/Comparison Assist, Please
Wireworld used to be the top pick with respected videophiles.  
Vandersteen 2CE Signature III — video review on YouTube by Steve Guttenberg (1/15/2023)
IMHO, the older models were rolled off, the more recent iterations more neutral.  
Cheapest but good cables….
These are moderately priced cables that perform beyond their price point and just might work well for your specific circumstances: Goertz Cables & Audio Equipment | Bridgeport Magnetics I'm not sure if it still holds, but they used offer fre... 
Vintage amplifier specifications
Many amps from the 80’s were rated not only into 4 Ohms but sometimes onto 2 Ohms as well. Big iron from Classe’, Krell, Levinson, Rowland, Threshold, etc.. Some even had more rated into lower impedances then than later on.  
Cheapest but good cables….
I have no experience with them, but Benchmark’s own cables seem to be reasonably priced, and are available with their preferred  somewhat non-standard for most residential use connectors.  
Innovative Autio in NYC just hung up on me
I haven’t been to Innovative in years, but when I lived in NYC their Brooklyn store was my preferred dealer. I also used to like Stereo Exchange. Once I had a poor experience at Stereo Exchange with one of the salesman that I had already establish... 
Thiel Owners
@gryphon1972 , The CS 1.5's are a honey of a little speaker, and FWIW the first 1 series that I genunely liked. With that said, I think your room (and amplification) is too small for them. Something like the Thiel MCS or SCS would work much better... 
What Could Cause Center Image To Present Lower than Expected
Image height can be tricky. IME, low image height can frequently be attributed to ceiling reflections. While increased height can often be beneficial, room treatment can be a more practical option for most.  
Amp for Vandersteen 2ci
McCormack PSE  
Thiel 03a speakers
Cross-over or wiring?  
Oppo 105D digital volume question
I don’t think you can use the Oppo as a transport to control the volume of the Ayre DAC  
Your experience with Thiel 3.6
@hifi28 , Ideally the listening position would indeed be 3 meters / 10’, but 8-12 ‘ will work just fine. The set up would ideally be roughly an equilateral triangle between listeners and each speaker.  Your concerns regarding wall reflections dir... 
Your experience with Thiel 3.6
@hifi28, Is there any chance you might be able to place them facing the long wall?  
DA Krell not nearly as good as DA DA, or was it?
I haven't heard them in a while, but I remember really, really  liking the Krell KMA 160's and KMA 400's. I've only heard the FPB monos too briefly to have a real opinion, but FWIW I remember being impressd.  
Thiel Owners
Not all Pass Labs amps are ideal for Thiel’s.