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 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Mozart 225 The New Complete Edition

Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:26 pm 

Replies: 51
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Got my set. Total of C$ 525 delivered including HST from Amazon.ca. It is a very heavy package with two hard cover books, a Kochel catalogue (the K numbers in front of each piece) and 4 individual boxes of 50 cds each. Each one with a program listing booklet. Love the packaging. I spent this dreary...

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Mozart 225 The New Complete Edition

Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:21 pm 

Replies: 51
Views: 3053


Better off collecting single discs. You can fine-tune your preferences that way.
No shortage of vintage and current recs from Amazon resellers.

 Forum: CAM Lounge   Topic: Hydro - Feeling the Pinch

Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:19 am 

Replies: 97
Views: 6344


Well, I've reached a point where my audio listening pleasure is costing the pocket book. Over the last few decades there's been a steady (exponential) increase in hydro cost. My present setup entails a configuration which on average consumes circa 700-900 watts of electricity excluding the video si...

 Forum: Sources - Analog   Topic: Help, I'm going nuts!

 Post subject: Re: Help, I'm going nuts!
Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:12 am 

Replies: 41
Views: 3495


Go digital. Vast improvement in sound there.

Anything's better than snap, crackle, pop.
:lol:

 Forum: News and Announcements   Topic: Major Changes to Premium User Program and Free User Accounts

Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:30 am 

Replies: 47
Views: 16544


Hi

I support the premium program.

What's the postal address for CAM? I want to mail in a cheque for March as I may be away then. Couldn't find how to contact CAM by email. I don't do PayPal.

CM

 Forum: Site Suggestions and Requests   Topic: Prevent/Ignore/Block Feature?

Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:09 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 1264


I simply don't respond, and hit "Trash". Easy, painless.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Would you feel Comfortable

Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:11 am 

Replies: 75
Views: 6893


Verboten. No buyers inside my home. Have had no issues whatsoever with this policy.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Are looks important to you with audio gear?

Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 11:01 am 

Replies: 74
Views: 5459


Nope. I actually close my eyes, in the dark, when I listen to my music.

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: David Bowie RIP.

 Post subject: Re: David Bowie RIP.
Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:57 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 5247


"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring." - David Bowie

 Forum: Amplifiers/Preamplifiers   Topic: How much do you spend?

 Post subject: Re: How much do you spend?
Posted: Sun Dec 27, 2015 3:36 pm 

Replies: 103
Views: 8654


3.5K on Vienna Acoustics Mozart Grand SE spkrs
8.5K on Bryston B100 preamp and Bryston 4B-squared poweramp.

End game for me in 2012.

Cheers

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: Neil Young - Hi Res PONO Remasters?

Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:03 am 

Replies: 58
Views: 6626


I'm really skeptical about "hi-res" in general. Hit and miss, with 10% hits, I think. Unless the original masters were done with hi-res, I don't think it's a substantial gain for the $. For me, classical music benefits the most from hi-res (I listen to a lot of Redbook CD classical). But e...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Which component upgrade had the most impact on your SQ?

Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:45 am 

Replies: 100
Views: 11174


Mike Smith wrote:
Thanks, and my apologies to the OP. I didn't mean to hijack the thread.


No worries. Thanks for the input.

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: what's everyone listening to tonight?

Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2014 2:48 pm 

Replies: 17361
Views: 1077490


Anybody here heard Born In The USA (Springsteen) in 96/24 from HD Tracks? Is it worth the dough?

http://www.hdtracks.com/top-25-rock-alb ... -the-u-s-a

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Which component upgrade had the most impact on your SQ?

Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:30 pm 

Replies: 100
Views: 11174


MrAcoustat wrote:
For me it was the speakers, went for Acoustats in 1984 and never looked back 30 years and i am still smiling. :) :) :)



Yes indeed, I can see from your Avatar that you're very pleased.....
:wink:

 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: what's everyone listening to tonight?

Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:12 am 

Replies: 17361
Views: 1077490


Smooth and luscious.
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