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Zingali Horn speakers - tweaking the crossovers & DIY

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I am upgrading my Zingali crossover with better caps. They are Client Name Evo 1.2, a 2 way horn and bass driver speaker. I like them a lot. But in my setting (smallish room), it is getting a bit too
loaded in the bass. Also maybe over time, the treble has dropped in output. It may be the caps are old. The speakers are 15 years old, and the caps could be 20 years if left on the shelf before...

What does it mean when people describe Digital as Sounding like "Analog"? Best term?

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What do people really mean by that?

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VAC 452 iQ review in Stereophile
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An extremely enthusiastic subjective review by Michael Fremer - the kind of review that makes people say "I want them!" - followed by a measurement sections showing disappointing very poor measurements of signal to noise ratio by John Atkinson. Should we conclude that poor SNR improves sound quality? ;) The recent review of the new Dan D'Agostino Master Audio Systems Momentum HD line...
Network Improvements and their Impact on Sound Quality
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The goal of this thread is to share experiences with the Network environment associated with streamed digital music. The hypothesis is that just like other areas of audio, improvements to and optimization of the quality of the network used to stream digital music can have a very positive impact on sound quality. While the underlying principals are relatively straightforward, networking, by...
FTA Interconnect with Bocchino XLRs!
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Hi all, id like to add bring forward some findings for my fellow WBFers.

Id like to introduce a sublime new cable that ive been using for the past month. The Final Touch Audio XLR with Bocchino XLR connectors.

I was introduced to FTA via their terrific USB cable and was very curious to see if their house sound would transfer into their Analog interconnects as well. A few months ago I had...

Zero Distortion: Altec Assault and the Magic of Misho (Audio Antiquary)

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http://zero-distortion.org/altec-assault-and-the-magic-of-misho/

Warning: This is a long article, so you can take breaks while reading it, as it covers different sections:
  1. Introduction to Misho (AudioAntiquary) and the Altecs, his background owning Altecs, Bionor, WE 16a, etc
  2. Compares of his electronics against Audio Note Neiro 2a3, Allnic Phono, and comments from...
High-end Speakers V Headphone - you kidding me....
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Can the advances in headphone design we have seen in the last few years, can they really give us a sound that can compete with the best speaker systems?

I make no bones about it, I have been a headphone fan for many years, and use both every day. I enjoyed both equally. And I would be hard pressed to have to choose which I had to stuff in a boat to take to my desert island. In my opinion, the...
Any Bergmann "Galder" owners here ?
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Pulled the trigger and ordered a black velvet & silver Galder with vacuum hold down & the Odin tonearm. Any cartridge recommendations ? How about the second tone-arm ? I have a Van den Hul Colibri platimum that I was thinking of using...

Though the new black & 24k Gold Galder looks stunning, it would look out of place in my system. The black velvet & silver Galder...
Installing the Trident 2
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I was a little apprehensive about installing the Trident 2. The Pantheons, I can just about deal with, even on my own. But the Trident 2 are about twice the volume and approx. three times the weight.
when I broke my clavicle five weeks ago (cycling accident), I knew that it would be impossible for me to install the speakers myself. I am so grateful to Joe Cali, our Los Angeles Gryphon dealer...
Three boxes from Greece - Tune Audio
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Just received these three boxes.
Probably contain statues from Ancient Greece…
FTA (Final Touch Audio) Callisto USB cable
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It took me quite some time to persuade myself to write this post or better to say to open the thread and big portion of "push" came from @wisnon side.
Story about this cable started few months ago when I kindly asked a good friend of mine from back home (Belgrade), from whom I was sourcing my cables for last decade in on and off mode, to send me his latest versions of USB...
Totaldac D1-Driver, the (pre)amplifier driver
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I am not in the habit of starting threads unless I feel a product is of significant enough importance to do so. The Totaldac D1-Driver is such a product. The official product description states D1-Driver, the amplifier driver. I have deliberately added (pre) in the thread title.

The Totaldac website description reads:
The d1-driver is an analog driver. It is usually connected to the...
Acapella & amps
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Hello,

I'm looking at Acapella speakers ... particularly model Lacampanella or Cellini.

Is there somebody who have experience of these speakers in combination with ZANDEN tubes electronics ? but with the MODERN line :
http://www.zandenaudio.com/product.php
Preamp ZANDEN 3100 : http://www.zandenaudio.com/product/m3100.php
Stereo amp ZANDEN 8120 ...
Giant Custom Horn Systems - How they sound and issues with sonics
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I definitely dream of one day building the ultimate system and room. I see what some of these crazy guys do with truly giant custom horn installations and they make me drool, but (like most of us) I've never had an opportunity to hear one of these crazy systems (see pics).

But I'm guessing at least a few of you have and others probably possess some theoretical engineering knowledge around...

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