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    FTA (Final Touch Audio) Sinope USB cable

    Sorry, I posted my Sinope thoughts here- see post # 656 https://www.whatsbestforum.com/threads/alexx-v-arrive-in-nj.32990/page-33#post-804059
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    Alexx V arrive in NJ

    The FTA Sinope USB cable USB cables are one of those necessary evils we all endure. They all have personalities. The trick is to find one that gets out of the way as best as possible and leaves you smiling when you listen. Most of us have tried a few to find the best match for one's system...
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    Any cyclists here?

    Gorgeous pics
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    Wadax Munich 2022

    Steve, I'm afraid that what you don't seem to understand is that comments like yours only serve to facilitate such behavior. That you implicate "their purpose" with out having spoken them directly, or having read anything anyone has said in regard to their purpose is more than not admirable. It...
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    Wadax Munich 2022

    Nonsense. Is expressing an honest opinion discrediting anyone? I was clear in saying what my concerns were, in stating I thought the Wadax DAC was a good unit, but that it was not my preference. Nor did I read any one else's comments that "hit below the belt": Yours are exactly the kind of...
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    How do you know what you want from your audio system?

    I loved this comment. I've raised this point repeatedly. It's not just the metals of your cables and conductors that matter. It's what they are plugged into that are just as important. Your premise is actually well grounded in the physics of metallurgy...
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    How do you know what you want from your audio system?

    Loved you post. Not saying I agreed with all of it but that's both to be expected and equally irrelevant. The point is, I respect your perspective. You are on a journey much like all of us. So many of us started with DIY or modifying gear, especially with the budget constraints all of had when...
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    Wadax Munich 2022

    Thanks for the correction. Still, there's a similarity to the Meitner IMHO, albeit the Wadax is significantly better in tone
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    Wadax Munich 2022

    Not surprising, there appears to be a range of opinions on the Wadax. I have now heard it in 4 different and very good systems and I tend to agree with the comments above. It does indeed have excellent tone. It is also low in distortion and I have no quarrel with the bass I have heard (generally...
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    LampizatOr Horizon - Tube Rolling Paradise

    :) See you and call! I was a student working the concert as a security guard (the very definition of a joke) on 10-26-71at the U Rochester Palestra. I saw the concert from the front row and snapped this pic of Jerry from 5 ft away. Fortunately, I didn't drink the OJ being passed around that night.
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    Electrical power panel

    Mike Here's an unabashed plug for Rex. His knowledge on panels and load centers exemplary. Even better, the custom work he did on the the Square D panel w a silver plated copper buss he did for me recently is outstanding. I ran into Mike Fremer at AXPONA and he concurs that Rex's work is...
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    How do you know what you want from your audio system?

    Exactly. Want to know what I''m looking for in my audio system? That's it. I don't care if its from a kitchen radio or my big rig. Forget the pedantic discussion of gear and all that discussion about how many angels can fit on the head of a pin. Nobody ever asked Beethoven what he wanted from...
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Elon wants to know if you have a banker. He wants to talk M&A. Said he can put 1000 coders on this next week. :cool:
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Elon Musk just told me he thinks you're on to something.
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    Munchen High end show 2022

    Very strange. You can't find any detailed info on these speakers at all on the FM website! It's like a child the parents forgot to put in the car for a family road trip.

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