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    Linear Power Supply Network Findings

    I ran LPS for years powering modem and switches, and interestingly enough years later, removing the LPS have greatly improved my network performance. I’m running 1000 Mbps service, and use an Arris 8200SB modem that feeds the Eeros brand mesh network that includes a wireless router. The router...
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    So what’s happens upon installing Magico’s MPods AFTER you have reach perfect speaker placement?

    Well you pull the pins! After the M3 speaker positioning was finalized, I wanted to get a better feel of the speaker so sat patiently allowing hours and days to pass while the speakers break in. From what I have heard, the MPods are a game changer and a must for the M series, so finally I was...
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    Magico M3

    Unpacking the M3s here in Greater Seattle, and Excited! The design, build and execution of Magico pairs really well with my setup which includes addressing all things power from the pole to the listening room making these speakers compliment the components in what I consider the reference...
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    PreAmp: The Standalone Component Vs DAC Built in Module

    Hi Everyone: I was asked to compare the MSB Reference Preamp Module against the D’Agostino Momentum updated HD PreAmp that feeds a pair of updated M400 Momentum Mono’s. So this past weekend, I pulled things apart and ran the MSB Reference as the PreAmp/DAC, leaving the Momentum HD PreAmp...
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    Alaskan Copper River Sockeye

    Aside from Audio-Ultra, my other business is seafood. We are a direct producer of fresh and frozen Alaskan seafood products for private brand retail and soon direct-to-consumer. Here is a first of the 2021 season Alaska Copper River Sockeye fillet we just enjoyed. Simply prepared with fresh...
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    Audio-Ultra

    Hello - After experiencing many of the challenges and problems despite the various products and components that have gone through our systems, it always seemed to lead back to the same common denominator, the homes electrical infrastructure itself. In the end, it really doesn’t matter the home...
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    Fixed Placement, Fixed Sound

    Speaker placement is paramount, but is it ever left to be fixed and never move? Fractions of an inch can change things radically from my experience. I have moved speakers matching changes related mainly to power changes. How many others have moved their speakers when it comes to change?
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    Truth

    WBF members, When people say finding the musical truth, how is this defined? Does one really know especially when they did not perform, record, or engineer it? Thoughts?
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    Power, Your System and Experience

    Hello WBF Is it the opinion power in front of the wall is more important than behind the wall? We have read interpretations that the last six feet are the most critical, you can power cable and condition your way into great sound, but what about further back the pipe line? Some guys run...
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    CBS News Video - Electric Lady Studios

    CBS ran a news video on Electric Lady Studios this morning, and they did great job! Hendrix built this marvel at the height of his success, though was not able to use it but for the shortest of time. Studios have been taking hits with the internet leading way to new methods of making music...
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    You Hear What?

    I have made several friends in Audio around the country, and many of us have listened to each others systems - it is interesting to compare notes, and then ask the question, “You Hear What"?. Going back to the Yanny and Laurel playback asking what word you hear, I can’t help but think how this...
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    Emotional Rescue

    The title is taking from the Stones 1980 album release. There are the “what are you listening to now pages”, but nothing towards what song or album drives the Emotional Rescue. The following song has been in my head after a listening session at a local dealer with Some audiophile friends...
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    A Saturday Afternoon

    Exceptionally nice Northwest weather today; bit of yard work and cleaning up, off to a fun tavern with wife and friends for lunch and now sitting down at home for a listen, complete with warm amps...a great day! You?
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    2018 is about over. What did you do in Audio?

    I honestly can’t explain where 2018 went but it was not without it’s emotional highs and some lows, perhaps they call that life... Anyway, the biggest addition was my Brinkmann Nyquist MKII DAC, followed by a couple more HRS M3X platforms a set of Stillpoints Ultra 6’s under my Aurender N10...
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    Nyquist MK II DAC

    Hello WBF, for your reading and comment: I have had a learning, enjoyable and expensive last few years stepping back into hi end, hi-fi audio to enjoy both the music and the equipment. So as the journey continues, I recently sold my DAC and Transport and added a Brinkmann Nyquist MK II DAC...
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    Adcom GCD 575 - A dinosaur from the past?

    Hello WBF - Can an old work horse come out of retirement? From what I recall the Adcom GCD 575 turned some heads back in the day and that is what drove me to buy not only the CD player but an Adcom system when I had the chance to hear what I was reading at The Navy Exchange, Submarine Base...
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    What do you call it?

    How do you refer to audio? Hi-Fi? High End Audio? Stereo? Audio? Other What about Analog? Turntable? Record player? Other? Add other categories, if interested
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    Organized?

    After looking at some room setups, it begs the question who is more Organized; you the audiophile, your partner or are you about equal? In my case it’s me being more organized across the board, my wife accumulates whatever but only in her areas, and has passed this trait on to our kids. Her...
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    Happy Halloween

    Kids this year decided to stay home and hand out our full size mandatory candy bars. This allowed me to sit in the music room and watch the little goblins and ghosts from my recently installed Ring brand doorbell. Supporting the Ring, I installed an Eeros brand Mesh Network in the home...
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    Is it better or just different?

    Here is one for you... We all wonder what change will bring in our Audio Systems, but is it better or just different? Comment at will!

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