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January 15, 2019 10
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How often have you used a warranty?

well, if you buy used and out of the warranty period you already know that you have a "good" device which did not become faulty in the first year. No really broken gear ever though here.

January 13, 2019 5
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In-wall AC Wire?

not sure you need to go audiophile grade. Proper gauge (which is the main issue) and attention to routing as well as potentially twisting strands and separating ground (if allowed by your code) would be...

January 13, 2019 5
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Any experience with roon’s own HW vs. antipodes Core?

Hello John, thank you for the answer. The set up of the core / edge is understood. My question was focusing on any experience with replacing the core with a roon nucleus in such a core / edge (then...

January 8, 2019 5
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Any experience with roon's own HW vs. antipodes Core?

given the design brief of the core in a core / edge set up i was wondering if anyone has experience with one vs. roon's own HW solution as the server part of the equation? + (plus: did they just mismanage...

January 4, 2019 2
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Advantages of full cable loom by one manufacturer?

Hello Aaron, very good point on the component change topic. If you tend to swap out lots of gear then you need an according arsenal of cables to complement. The consistent cable loom could be a kind...

December 30, 2018 5
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Sound Quality of TIDAL and QOBUZ vs rips vs CD replay?

You can not really compare how a file sounds between CD readout and "streamed" as this intrduces many additional aspects in the comparison beyond the file vs. file view. By using "streamers" or file based...

December 29, 2018 5
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Advantages of full cable loom by one manufacturer?

I think you already have the answer in your question. By mixing and matching you enter more a seasoning/adjusting mode. And with this you also can end with over-seasoned orĀ  mis-seasoned. If you feel...

December 25, 2018 5
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Allo Digi One Signature or SotM SMS 200 Ultra (NEO)?

Hello John, thank you for the input. SotM is happy with only one (as no dirty PI board to separate), but does not have an "easy" battery option for cleaner power. I was wondering if the 95% performance...

December 24, 2018 5
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December 24, 2018 10
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Which tube preamp to pair with NAD 326BEE and Tekton Enzo XL Speakers?

There are a variety of tube "flavours" so it will also depend on what you expect from your rig. SET vary within the breed and are different from the higher power types. For your price expectation i like...

December 20, 2018 5
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Product of the year 2018?

Hello Anton, thank you for getting back with the detailed impressions. Need to put these on the must try list. I had a listen to the AS system at this years high end which was really something else (though...

December 19, 2018 5
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December 18, 2018 10
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Which tube preamp to pair with NAD 326BEE and Tekton Enzo XL Speakers?

if you want to "see" what tubes sound like i would rather opt for the power amp than the pre.

December 17, 2018 5
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December 17, 2018 10
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December 17, 2018 10
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Do you think you have to “Read between the lines” when reading a review?

oha, tricky topic this one. not so much read between the lines but read a good number of reviews of said reviewer to understand their biases, listening habits, expectations, phrasing etc.. Only then one...

December 16, 2018 5
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Product of the year 2018?

Hello Anton, you have any comparisons/ experience with other cartridges in the same system as the AS? would really be interested in pointers (as it is quite hard to listen to these)

December 14, 2018 5
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Product of the year 2018?

Meze Audio Empyrean, for moving the performance pole outwards while bringing the price inwards Grand Prix Audio Monaco 2.0/Parabolica, for improving an already great table while still not caring for "audiophile"...

December 14, 2018 5
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