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    Can Horn Speakers Disappear like Planars, Stats, and Omnis? Is the Disappearance Act Subjective? Or based on Placement and Partnering Equipment?

    Not sure I agree with you on planar speaker disappearance. With wide planar, I had a hard time ignoring its presence. Their wide bodies always stop me forming believable imaging unless they project the sound forward rather than behind speakers. To me, omni or baffleless speakers are very easy...
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    Dedicated AC Line For Hi-Fi Setup

    Skin effect is not relevant for frequency 50 or 60 Hz. For RF frequency, skin effect is a good thing as it will increase resistance for RF. You don’t want RF to pollute your equipments from AC.
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    Are there more differences than similarities between CH Precision and other top Swiss brands?

    In case anyone interested. CH M10 power amps do not have positive gain. They only allow user to lower the gain. And the max gain is 24dB. This is what my dealer sent to me after he asks Florian why there is no positive gain in M10.
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    Natural Sound

    Congrats. Happy that you are able to find the dream sound.
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    Very strong evidence of new fundamental particle(s) or 5th or more fundamental force(s)

    Maybe not so fast...
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    Sublime Sound

    Will you put a wood cabinet in the left corner of the room? It is more symmetrical and visually more pleasing
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    Sablon power cords

    The IECs are 90 degree oriented to each other. I think Bocchino IECs will fit. 15A is not just to power display. it is also used to power input stage.
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    MBL 101 X-Tremes

    It is omni in horizontal plane and not in vertical plane. Even markerting materials from MBL shows the sound wave is omni in horizontal plane. Planar or line source speakers are relatively insensitive to listening heights. Definitely not MBL.
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    TAS is much superior. Or rather I would say Roon is much worse. Roon is very closed in. Seems listening inside a small box.
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    MBL 101 X-Tremes

    I totally agree. Not try to keep repeating myself over and over, I have said the same a few times already in different threads in WBF. VAC 450 beats 9011 in driving 101. Much more musical.
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    American Sound AS-2000 Installations- Far East (Tango)

    It seems that his AS2000 sits on slate. No air isolation. His phono sits on Stacore platform which has air isolatio.
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    No. But I have Jriver and Roon open at the same time. So whatever disk and net activity should affect both servers. It is not even close. Roon is very muddy. Roon 1.7 does not sound like that. I think there is something serious wrong with 1.8.
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    12 hours. I just come back from work. Compare to Jriver, Roon 1.8 is much worse.
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Don’t upgrade. Sound quality is worse in my system even I do not have Extreme.
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    No. I have suggested this feature. Hopefully, they will implement in the future. From Roon 1.8 video, it seems that their Focus function is much improved and is similar to Jriver view.
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    TimbreDynamics Cable Lifters

    Totally agree. It is very useful to cross the signal cable to power cable at 90 degrees.
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Does your Extreme Player or Gapless Player require your USB driver? Can one use driver come from Chord with DAVE?
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    But isn’t coaxial is limited to 24 bit compared to USB 32bit?
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    The argument for/against room treatment Suppose the acoustic is very good. It is opposite to anechoic chamber. It is called ambechoic chamber according to Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers: Theory, Design and Application by Cox and D’Antonio. The impulse response of this room can be found in p59 of...
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    A very cheap but extremely effective tweak for records’ static

    it is very dry in here for the last week. Humidity Is around 30 to 40%. So perfect weather to test the plasma lighter. It works very well. Very effective. No more static when lifting LP from the platter. To me, it works better than DS Audio. I will put up DS Audio for sale.
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    Goebel Divin Noblesse Speakers in Da House!

    Howie, you are changing new amp?
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    Ron's Speaker, Turntable, Power and Room Treatment Upgrades

    Hi Ron, Can I ask what in wall power cable do you use?
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    van den Hul Colibri Grand Cru

    I only hear Brainstorm no matter.
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    Magnepan 30.7

    How large is the room? Thanks.
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    Magnepan 30.7

    What amp does he use to drive 30.7?
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    van den Hul Colibri Grand Cru

    Not black does not equal to white. Not white does not equal to black. When I say cartridge A has more body than cartridge B does not mean cartridge B is thin. It is a matter of degree.

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