Recent content by egidius

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    Why the lack of love for Bartok?

    I would suggest you listen once to the first violin concerto. It has got two movements and they actually have an "idea" behind it: The first one is his declaration of love for Stefi Geyer (who did not care a fig) and the second one is a tantrum about said fig. It can make perfect sense, and...
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    Speaker Hunt

    Sorry for the deviation, it was triggered by somebody pointing in that direction. And at some stage, „best“ turns out as just something else rather than better..
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    Speaker Hunt

    David Bernings original ZH270 was Franco Serblins favourite test amp for his early designs, including my then Guarneris. And the Combination of Beauty and Speed still works wonders in their current iterations. Only Caveat, I have never heard the more expensive Kondos; nevertheless, my...
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    Speaker Hunt

    I had two suggestions, that have been partly mentioned elsewhere: Why don‘t you try something like Pap Trio Voxativ (which I have and love) or Pap Trio Horn, don‘t hesitate because they seem cheap.. Or: Get Yourself the Berning Quadrature Z‘ (Disclosure: I own nearly all of Berning...
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    A plea in favour of cd

    For me that problem triples with a large collection on 78's, LP's and CD'S..
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    Seems a perfect match for David Bernings Quadrature Z ( disclaimer: I am selling some of my Berning gear, as I simply have other Berning amps that fit my low power needs. And Audio Consulting for even lower power needs..this is where my open baffle pap voxativ brought me!.) Seriously...
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    What's the best subwoofer? REL? JL AUDIO? Velodyne? Wilson? Something else?

    the need... the need for this arises but rarely, as I play and produce and mostly listen music for violin.
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    New Concert Fidelity CF-080 LSX2-V2

    I can absolutely relate to this with my david berning zotl pre, funnily enough also bd.
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    Preamp Suggestions

    audio consulting If passive, then go with Audio Consulting straight away. The venerable silver rock TVA is not only in my opinion the reference against which Active stages have to be heard (Of course if impedance matching solved)
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    Mola-Mola vs. Devialet. Which Class D amp sounds less artificial? More musical?

    ...& kii?? Could anone elaborate on the kii three (or the Grimm LS1), as they are by the same hand as the MM. I have to evaluate them after having heard them once, gathering information now. Not hijacking the thread, but expanding it in the logical direction, if you don't mind? thanks!
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    Set otl?

    berning ..It was my mistake as well to think the Berning 845/211 were SET, they are Triode/ZOTL amps. I am not actually writing to correct anybody, but I must add, that I can't hear switching amps in my Quadrature Z's..(yes, I know, they are not SET, nor OTL ;-)
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    The Day the page has turned for digital - 1/5/2017'll work with A+3.0. Wait till June. . On another issue: you and I both had wadia s7i, not sure if yours was also gnsc like mine. Do you ever miss it?
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    Best integrated for under $20K

    thanks.. for your answer. I myself use with Audio Consulting and David Berning equally rare amplification, so no need to hide :-) I have never come across TB in Europe..
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    Best integrated for under $20K

    there are always great masters unheard of.. ..but regarding the TB integrated, it's all a bit "coming soon". Did you hear it, and if so, are you in any way affiliated to them? thanks for claryfying.
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    Tenor 75 OTL vs SET amps

    sorry! ..I stand corrected. I was probably overcome by the enthusiasm for my Berning Q'z ;-)

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