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 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Denon DL-110 cartridge?

 Post subject: Re: Denon DL-110 cartridge?
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:26 pm 

Replies: 130
Views: 24670

I really liked the sound of the 110. But, it took me some getting used to after having a Dyna 10x for quite a while. Different sonic signature, but unsure which I liked more. A question though, as I still have my DL 110 and several other carts I am currently not using. What do you do with the carts ...

 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: Creek vs Naim vs Audiolab

 Post subject: Creek vs Naim vs Audiolab
Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:41 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 593

Hey guys, Have been contemplating an upgrade for quite some time now. But, mostly I am interested in these three brands. Not limited to, but mostly considering these three as I see them on the market in my price range. Wondering what the differences between them all are in terms of sonics. Mostly I ...

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Does anybody else have trouble with the hole?

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 11:10 am 

Replies: 55
Views: 2573

All spindle holes are not created equally... I've never really seen it as a big problem. I mean, it's a flimsy piece of pvc. That said, not all spindles are created equally... I've had some LPs fit very snug on a table, and very loose on another table. I'm sure it's completely small amounts of varia...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Rega RP3 - Ruby Bearing Upgrade

Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 1:30 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 362

I, too, have an RP-3. I found the Exact to be a decent upgrade, and the biggest improvement over the stock Elys2. The ruby bearing is cheap. So, it's not worth second guessing. I'm sure it lowers the coefficient of resistance and probably lowers the noise floor. The question is by what margin? And a...

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Can Youtube provide high quality sound?

Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 9:47 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 514

Not as good as my Rega deck! :lol:

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Fuses? I never thought.

 Post subject: Re: Fuses? I never thought.
Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 6:31 am 

Replies: 108
Views: 5738

I would love to replace fuses in my gear to see how it sounds!

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Latest Absolute Sound issue: Do you feel cheated?

Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 6:28 am 

Replies: 32
Views: 2299

I buy TAS infrequently. I like it. It seems very high quality. I subscribe to Stereophile, initially mostly because of Michael Fremer and I really enjoyed Stephen Mejias' The Entry-Level when it was there several years ago. Fremer always reviews things out of my price range, but he talks a lot about...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Moving up the Rega line

 Post subject: Re: Moving up the Rega line
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:22 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 736

Yes, I tried the Exact and didn't love it... Curious about the Apheta...

I've been using a Graham Slee Era Gold with the Bronze. Have also tried tubes with the Yaqin tube phono. Is the Apheta that good???

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Moving up the Rega line

 Post subject: Moving up the Rega line
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:57 am 

Replies: 12
Views: 736

Hey folks, I've owned several tables over the last few years... Pro Ject Debut Carbon... Rega RP-1, RP-3, have used RP-6, Michell Tecnodec with RB2xx arm that's rewired with the tecnoweight. I've been weighing out upgrade options. Currently my RP-3 which I still use with 2M Bronze and rega spacers f...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Upgrade question.

 Post subject: Re: Upgrade question.
Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:44 pm 

Replies: 49
Views: 2693

Rega makes great tables. Move up the line on the Pro Ject end and they also get better. I liked the Debut over the RP1, but prefer the RP3 over the Debut and some of the higher priced Pro Jects. I really like Graham Slee phono stages. They sound great. But, I would say skip the subsonic filter. Woof...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Goldwing E3 vs. Ortofon 2m Blue

Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:41 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 894

I dislike the Red. One thing it did good, though, was rock music. But if you're not a fan of harsh sibilance and inner groove distortion, I'd opt for the Blue over the Red. Dramatic improvement. I didn't find it too much in the high end. I used one on a Debut Carbon and I use a Bronze on my Rega. I ...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: VTA adjustment

 Post subject: Re: VTA adjustment
Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:38 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 866

A couple things to consider are your tracking weight and alignment. Tracking weight can have an effect on VTA and SRA as well. I like to think it as a set and forget... But, am fiddling with it until I think I get it right. What I will say is that I have a Rega RP-3 with Rega spacer. I found it dram...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Is there an OPPOrtunity on the remaining new inventory ?

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:25 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 1688

Yeah, but you know the way audiophiles are. Soon as its out of commission price goes up. I'd say we'll see folks selling older models at a premium because of this news.

New stock maybe OPPO would discount until they're all snatched up. But then again, who knows?

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Selling to Guests

 Post subject: Re: Selling to Guests
Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:25 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 2023

If he's not a member, I assume he can't leave feedback. Bow out, and peace out!

 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: New Phono Preamp

 Post subject: Re: New Phono Preamp
Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:28 am 

Replies: 29
Views: 2570

Best route with an already decent phono is to add a decent Step Up Transformer. Forego the new phono stage and just try out a reasonably priced LOMC. Denon 103? 304? Try it. See how it sounds. You could be in less than $500, which would probably be less than you'd pay for a new stand alone phono tha...
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