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    It should be a month until I get the HDs. This is by far the biggest audio purchase I've ever made and the excitement outweighs the insanity of it. Its going to be a long wait...On another note, RIP Chris Cornell. He will always be one of my favorite artists with an unforgettable voice. I listened all night

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperDave View Post
    It should be a month until I get the HDs. This is by far the biggest audio purchase I've ever made and the excitement outweighs the insanity of it. Its going to be a long wait...On another note, RIP Chris Cornell. He will always be one of my favorite artists with an unforgettable voice. I listened all night
    Come to Austin, why wait ;-), seriously, this is a transformative purchase...once heard there is no going back. Even my wife, who thinks I'm totally nuts, "kinda" understood this buy when she heard em...
    Speakers: Rockport Altair 2
    Pre & Amp: Nagra HD Pre & Amp
    Cables: Transparent Magnum Opus on sources, Opus Gen 5 Pre to amps & speaker
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    Digital dCS Vivaldi full stack w/ Transparent Reference XL Digital cables
    Phono: Grand Prix Monaco 2.0 TT, Spiral Groove Centroid, Clearaudio Goldfinger Statement, Nagra VPS/VFS/MPS
    Racks: Grand Prix Audio Silverstone F1 (x4)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfrech View Post
    Come to Austin, why wait ;-), seriously, this is a transformative purchase...once heard there is no going back. Even my wife, who thinks I'm totally nuts, "kinda" understood this buy when she heard em...
    John,
    Sounds like your wife is very cool and I'm sure hoping mine is as blown away as you and yours. I'd love to come to Austin to hear your system and get a chance to meet face to face. I have a 7 month old and a 3 year old at home, so my travelling days are few and far between right now. I could make a day trip anytime, just let me know a day that works best for you and i'll make it happen.

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    Just heard quite a bit of them today here in Munich, on the YG/Nagra room/booth. I liked what I heard


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    Quote Originally Posted by asiufy View Post
    Just heard quite a bit of them today here in Munich, on the YG/Nagra room/booth. I liked what I heard


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    alex
    Alex,
    Thanks for the update! Was Nagra showing the HD pre with the HD amps? I thought they may have a prototype there. Anyways, have fun!

    Dave

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperDave View Post
    John,
    Sounds like your wife is very cool and I'm sure hoping mine is as blown away as you and yours. I'd love to come to Austin to hear your system and get a chance to meet face to face. I have a 7 month old and a 3 year old at home, so my travelling days are few and far between right now. I could make a day trip anytime, just let me know a day that works best for you and i'll make it happen.

    Dave
    I could likely do june 2nd, june 3rd or june 6th. mid day? let me know via PM...if those don't work maybe later in june too...
    Speakers: Rockport Altair 2
    Pre & Amp: Nagra HD Pre & Amp
    Cables: Transparent Magnum Opus on sources, Opus Gen 5 Pre to amps & speaker
    Power Transparent Opus, Opus Source Power Cords & Opus Power Isolators
    Digital dCS Vivaldi full stack w/ Transparent Reference XL Digital cables
    Phono: Grand Prix Monaco 2.0 TT, Spiral Groove Centroid, Clearaudio Goldfinger Statement, Nagra VPS/VFS/MPS
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    Quote Originally Posted by jfrech View Post
    Come to Austin, why wait ;-), seriously, this is a transformative purchase...once heard there is no going back. Even my wife, who thinks I'm totally nuts, "kinda" understood this buy when she heard em...
    Do you know what is the output impedance of the HD's? I can not find it anywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asiufy View Post
    Just heard quite a bit of them today here in Munich, on the YG/Nagra room/booth. I liked what I heard


    cheers,
    alex
    The Nagra room doesn't have YG in it.

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    Perhaps the YG room has Nagra in it?
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    YG/Nagra is on the SME booth/room, I think it's E09. Also with HD amps. And you didn't have to be rude about it, BTW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by microstrip View Post
    Do you know what is the output impedance of the HD's? I can not find it anywhere.
    I don't know...I'd email Nagra...if you go to their website a contact section...

    CORRECTION, it was in my owners manual. <90 m ohms
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    Speakers: Rockport Altair 2
    Pre & Amp: Nagra HD Pre & Amp
    Cables: Transparent Magnum Opus on sources, Opus Gen 5 Pre to amps & speaker
    Power Transparent Opus, Opus Source Power Cords & Opus Power Isolators
    Digital dCS Vivaldi full stack w/ Transparent Reference XL Digital cables
    Phono: Grand Prix Monaco 2.0 TT, Spiral Groove Centroid, Clearaudio Goldfinger Statement, Nagra VPS/VFS/MPS
    Racks: Grand Prix Audio Silverstone F1 (x4)

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