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  1. SCAudiophile

    Rest in Peace Bernard Haitink...

    Very sad news today with the death of Bernard Haitink, a great conductor. From a press release: "With great sorrow, we announce the death today of Bernard Haitink, the distinguished Dutch conductor. Mr Haitink died peacefully at home with his wife and family, aged 92 years old. Bernard...
  2. SCAudiophile

    SoulNote S-3 CD/SACD player & transport, D-3 DAC,..

    SoulNote S-3 CD/SACD player & transport, D-3 DAC...I've heard the rumblings from friends in Japan and HK and found some info and read through the translated pages. Would definitely like to know more about this CD/SACD player, usable as a Transport and what is reported to be a great DAC. Both...
  3. SCAudiophile

    Cybershaft 10Mhz master clocks, new products at various price points....

    FYI to anyone interested in Cybershaft products; in addition to the new higher priced offerings with the option to utilize either power from the wall or an external linear regulated power supply... http://www.cybershaft.jp/a-products/op20a.html and single output clocks...
  4. SCAudiophile

    RIP - Mariss Jansons

    Very sad news overnight, this is a tremendous loss for the world of music; https://slippedisc.com/2019/12/deep-sadness-mariss-jansons-has-died/
  5. SCAudiophile

    SHUNYTA OMEGA QR POWER cable listening impressions

    Shunyata OMEGA QR Power cord (15-amp) recent listening impressions: *This is a long post, thanks for the patience to read it through,… Going back almost 15 years and rolling forward with my 2004-2009 hybrid 7.1 HT and 2-channel setup which was by my standards at least, monstrous in size...
  6. SCAudiophile

    FS: GRANITE AUDIO GROUND ZERO Model 501 Star-grounding unit and alot of great grounding cables, very good condition!!!

    I am selling the following together as a set; - one (1) Granite Audio "Ground Zero" star-grounding hub - one (1) 10-foot Granite Audio wall-connect (only needed if want/need your Ground Zero to reference your house ground) - four (4) 5-foot Granite Audio ground cables - seven (7) 8-foot Granite...
  7. SCAudiophile

    FS: ISOTEK EVO3 OPTIMUM 5-METER (US wall plug -> Neutrik Powerconn), great condition!!!

    I am selling one (1) 2-meter ISOTEK EVO3 OPTIMUM 5-METER US power wall plug terminated with Neutrik Powerconn twist-lock power connector at the power conditioner, amp or component end. This can readily be reterminated for US 15-amp, 20-amp or any other region in the world, all you need is the...
  8. SCAudiophile

    FS: ISOTEK EVO3 ELITE 2-meter (US) 20-amp, great condition!!!

    I am selling one (1) 2-meter ISOTEK EVO3 ELITE 2-meter US power cord terminated for 20-amp. This can readily be reterminated for US 15-amp or any other region in the world, all you need is the connectors and the expertise or someone to do it for you. It's in very good condition and it is now a...
  9. SCAudiophile

    ONDEKOZA fans,....6 SACD set now available, a must have!!!

    In the past week, this has become available in the US and elsewhere in the world; https://www.discogs.com/Ondekoza-Collection/release/9437233 Elusive Disc in the US has the set, don't know of any others. Various offers are out there for Japan/APAC sellers as well as in Europe. It's a set of 6...
  10. SCAudiophile

    FS: TAD R1 MKIIs in MINT Condition, all original OEM parts docs, spikes, etc..AND Stillpoint Ultra5s

    I did not expect to be posting these for many years and have had mixed emotions about posting these for well over a week now... 3 weeks ago we received a card in the mail from a couple who were "extremely interested" in our home. We took the meeting and then later showed them the home expecting...
  11. SCAudiophile

    London Audio Boutiques/Listening....

    I land in London early Sunday morning and have a hectic week of work with return through late Saturday night. I don't know if time will present itself however if it does Sunday or evenings in the week, I would not mind a pointer to the better audio gear/speaker listening spots in London or...
  12. SCAudiophile

    RAVEN Audio Shaman MKII Monoblocks and Silouhette MKII Pre-amp...

    Has anyone here had direct listening experiences with these reference models from Raven Audio or any others in their Elite or Avian line? I'm considering these models and have heard only great things from those who have heard them and in some cases written about them at various shows. Thanks...
  13. SCAudiophile

    FS: ISOTEK EVO3 TITAN+SIGMAS+OPTIMUM 5-meter umbilical...

    FS: PRICE DROP/UNIVERSARL POWER, ISOTEK EVO3 TITAN+SIGMAS+OPTIMUM 5-meter umbilical... FS: ISOTEK EVO3 TITAN+SIGMAS+OPTIMUM 5-meter umbilical... ***Isotek makes "universal power input units; both units are marked clearly on the back (see photos) that they are capable of universal power...
  14. SCAudiophile

    Happy Thanksgiving....

    To all of my fellow audio-nuts in the USA, Happy Thanksgiving to you, your families and friends!
  15. SCAudiophile

    FOR SALE: ESOTERIC 8N-A2000 BNC:BNC 50-ohm Reference-level Cable (RARE!!!) 1.5 meters (cable #1)

    FOR SALE: ESOTERIC 8N-A2000 BNC:BNC 50-ohm Reference-level Cable (RARE!!!) 1.5 meters (cable #1) Note: I have 2 of these, one with original box and one without; this is the 1st cable with box. ESOTERIC Stressfree 8N(99.999999%Cu) BNC Coaxial Cable Cable 8N-A2000 BNC | 50-ohm | 1.5 meters |...
  16. SCAudiophile

    FOR SALE: ESOTERIC 8N-A2000 BNC:BNC 50-ohm Reference-level Cable (RARE!!!) 1.5 meters (cable #2)

    FOR SALE: ESOTERIC 8N-A2000 BNC:BNC 50-ohm Reference-level Cable (RARE!!!) 1.5 meters (cable #2) Note: I have 2 of these cables, both for sale; this is the one without the box that was put on test equipment by a friend of mine in Japan to test its authenticity (due to lack of box) before it...
  17. SCAudiophile

    FOR SALE: Elrod Statement Gold 20amp 10-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors

    “Elrod Statement Gold 20amp 10-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors” No original box or bag, will professionally package prior to shipment Original owner, less than 2 years old, hand-built by David Elrod and delivered by an authorized Elrod dealer. The Elrod Statement GOLD PC power...
  18. SCAudiophile

    Elrod Statement Gold 15amp 6-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors

    “Elrod Statement Gold 15amp 6-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors” I have 3 of these available posted in separate ads... No original box or bag, will professionally package prior to shipment Original owner, less than 2 years old, hand-built by David Elrod and delivered by an...
  19. SCAudiophile

    Elrod Statement Gold 15amp 6-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors

    “Elrod Statement Gold 15amp 6-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors” I have 3 of these available posted in separate ads... No original box or bag, will professionally package prior to shipment Original owner, less than 2 years old, hand-built by David Elrod and delivered by an...
  20. SCAudiophile

    Elrod Statement Gold 15amp 6-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors

    “Elrod Statement Gold 15amp 6-foot Power cord with Oyaide M1-F1 Connectors” I have 3 of these available posted in separate ads... No original box or bag, will professionally package prior to shipment Original owner, less than 2 years old, hand-built by David Elrod and delivered by an...
  21. SCAudiophile

    Elrod Statement Silver 20amp 10-foot Power cord with Furutech FI-50 NCF Connectors

    “Elrod Statement Silver 20amp 10-foot Power cord with Furutech FI-50 NCF Connectors” No original box or bag, will professionally package prior to shipment Original owner, less than 2 years old, hand-built by David Elrod and delivered personally to me. The Elrod Statement Silver PC is the...
  22. SCAudiophile

    FOR SALE: Elrod Statement Gold Custom-made Jumpers Set #2 Bocchino-to-Furutech NCF (Set of 4)

    “Elrod Signature GOLD Custom-made Jumpers Set #2 Bocchino-to-Furutech NCF (Set of 4)” Bocchino Spades (5/16”) to Furutech NCF Adjustable Barrel Banana Terminations… No original box or bag, will professionally package prior to shipment Original owner, less than 2 years old, hand-built by David...
  23. SCAudiophile

    FOR SALE: Elrod Statement Gold Custom-made Jumpers Set #1 Bocchino-to-Bocchino (Set of 4)

    “Elrod Statement Gold Custom-made Jumpers Set #1 Bocchino-to-Bocchino (Set of 4)” Bocchino Spades (5/16”) to Bocchino Large Banana Terminations… No original box or bag, will professionally package prior to shipment Original owner, 3 years old, hand-built by David Elrod and delivered personally...
  24. SCAudiophile

    FOR SALE: KUBALA-SOSNA ELATION! AES/EBU 110-ohm 1-meter (2 cables, Great Condition)!!!

    “KUBALA-SOSNA ELATION! AES/EBU 110-ohm 1-meter (2 cables, Great Condition)” These cables have been with me since I bought them both brand new from an authorized Kubala-Sosna dealer in October 2012. They are the finest AES/EBU cable I have heard at any price up to the present time and have...
  25. SCAudiophile

    FOR SALE: WIREWORLD 1.5 meter PLATINUM STARLIGHT v7 BNC:BNC 75-ohm Cable (LIKE NEW)

    “WIREWORLD 1.5 meter PLATINUM STARLIGHT v7 BNC:BNC 75-ohm Cable (LIKE NEW)” I was able to find a second pure Esoteric/Mexcel 50-ohm cable to move to an all 10 mHz clocking config so this 7 month old WW Platinum Starlight 75-ohm BNC:BNC in Like New condition needs a new home. The cable needs...
  26. SCAudiophile

    [SOLD] FURUTECH 105D NCF Wall Cover, GTX-D (R) NCF Duplex & NCF Wall Frame (5 BRAND NEW sets)

    “FURUTECH 105D NCF Wall Cover, GTX-D (R) NCF Duplex & NCF Wall Frame (5 sets)” !!!BRAND NEW, UNOPENED, ORIGINAL PACKAGING!!! I have to stay with my current outlets; cannot cut into walls and install these in the configuration that I had planned; my loss is your gain!!! There are five (5)...
  27. SCAudiophile

    R.I.P. Chester Bennington [Linkin Park]

    Very sad news,....a band that helped define a generation of music, spoke real issues through their music, etc...has lost their front-man to suicide. Extremely tragic loss of a great and singularly unique talent in the music world and father of 6...
  28. SCAudiophile

    TAD R1s and CR1s: Jumper to bottom or top???

    I've had extremely good results attaching my speaker cables to the top-end binding posts of my R1s and "jumpering down" to the bottom-end/bass binding posts. Admittedly, this was how I always 'found it worked best' with my choices of cables and custom jumpers with various speakers; I've not...
  29. SCAudiophile

    ELROD new MASTER SERIES Statement Gold...a true surprise; changes the game considerably!

    Installed ONE of these in the system today on my Esoteric A-02 power amp to replace a 2 year old Elrod Statement Gold next-gen cable as a test. Cable was cooked for 6 days and then rounded out by David on his system to a full 2 weeks of burn-in. To say the design changes are major would be a...
  30. SCAudiophile

    FS: KUBALA-SOSNA "EMOTION" 2-meter BNC:BNC 50-ohm custom-built Clock cable (***50-ohm***)

    Up for sale is a 1 year old KUBALA-SOSNA "EMOTION" 2-meter BNC:BNC 50-ohm custom-built Clock cable (***50-ohm***) I bought this cable new from KS via an authorized dealer in Coral Gables Florida; it is in like-new condition with original leather pouch and serial number tag. Price when new was...

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