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    Natural Sound

    I agree with your assessment that the scale and resolution are somewhat truncated but after going back and forth with my AnaMighty DL103, which has those things, I'm finding that I am enjoying the smaller image more right now. It becomes more about the music and less about putting on a...
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    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    I've been looking at the Amari too but couldn't pull the trigger because I've heard about some issues but maybe I should have. That's a gorgeous table.
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    Natural Sound

    Then you have a ton of fun ahead of you! Next to the Diatones, my biggest audio revelation since I gave up on CDs in 1999 was adding a SUT to my LP2.1. I agree with what someone else said on another thread I think, that you are operating at such a high level that maybe there isn't that much...
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    Natural Sound

    Interesting!
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    Natural Sound

    Curious what SUT are you using with the SL15?
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    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    I know! I couldn't tell which side was the bearing side at first. Weird little table. Also better sounding than a bunch of other tables I have owned that cost a hell of a lot more...
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    Natural Sound

    That SL15 has no right to sound this good. I just bought a Well Tempered Simplex 2 to use for the next 6 weeks and it's sounds just lovely. That's the best way to describe it. A turntable/cartridge that cost me a total of $1250 is totally satisfying. Well for 6 weeks anyways.
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    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    Interesting! I wish I still had my Super Gold. Maybe I'll pick up something used... that could be a satisfying setup while I wait.
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    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    Well Tempered Simplex 2. Temporary table... just arrived because I hate digital. Sounds pretty dang good for $1000 used. 4-5 more weeks until my 401/Schroeder CB gets here. The waiting is really hard but this is a fun listen.
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    Natural Sound

    To be fair, that cut sounds good even on my (in comparison) crappy system :) The balance and weight is spectacular, even from the video. Really awesome, Peter! My old audiophile uncle just pulled an SL-15 out of his treasure chest. Can't wait to give it a try when my 401/Schrøder CB is ready-...
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    Natural Sound

    Two best ways to find Lamm components: Either didn't know what he had guy or divorcing guy who doesn't care how much he gets as long as she doesn't get the money. I got mine from the latter. Had a chance for the M1.2s but don't have space until we move.
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    Harbeth Super HL5 30th Anniversary

    I find that Harbeths enjoy a great many amplifiers and it's not just wattage or tubes vs SS. You probably won't know what you like until you hear it.... so I would just get the speakers and resell if you don't like how they work with your amp. SHL5s sell fast when they come up.
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    What's Spinning Tonight?

    You should check out Marine Girls. It was Tracy Thorne's first band and she's mostly doing background because she was too shy to sing at that point, but the few times she sings, it's amazing.
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    In praise of idlers

    Ordered! He had one left
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    Natural Sound

    I just don't understand why people reply with negative things. What's actually the point? I love hearing about people's experience with different gear. Some I like. Some I don't. Some is even paradigm shifting. But if someone posts about something that I don't find appealing, why would I take my...
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    In praise of idlers

    Ok! I posted my interest there. Hopefully he has one left from his latest run.
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    In praise of idlers

    Beautiful collection Robert! Which copper mat is that on your Lenco?
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    What's Spinning Tonight?

    Along with Max Richter's On The Nature of Daylight, Yemeji's Theme is among my favorite film score tracks. It's almost unfair to use them as temp score while editing a movie because you'll never be able to replace them. Richter's piece caused Johann Johannsson to be disqualified after being...
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    The Best Vintage 'All In One' Turntable?

    Maybe take a look at the Micro Seiki's? I'm sure this is overpriced but it sure seems like what your friend is looking for...
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    In praise of idlers

    I think ultimately the Solid 12 is a (very high) second tier table but the price delivered to the US, when you add in the extras, was about $5. I'm looking at spending less for a clearly better sounding table with a fully refurbished 401 and plinth. Plus there's a lot that can be done to make...
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    In praise of idlers

    I feel like a liar now (about being satisfied) since I reevaluated the PTP Solid 12 purchase based on advice from someone really smart. 401 project underway. 6 weeks of hell from the waiting is underway.
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    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    Can't wait to hear your impressions! Oh.... and the Kuzma look ok too :)
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    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    So..... how does the Sony sound? It's one of the most beautiful classics!
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    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    Still great without the transformers? My uncle has one I'm thinking of trying to pry away from him.
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    iFi audio ZEN Stream - The Official Thread

    It was but it wasn't working so I moved it off mode 1 and then back and now it's configured! Thanks!
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    What was your biggest obstacle to purchasing audio gear?

    My biggest challenge is finding a way to play with the big boys here..... on a relative budget! And I must say, people have been very generous with their suggestions and replies.
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    iFi audio ZEN Stream - The Official Thread

    Just purchased one and I can't get it to connect. Is there an issue with Nest Wifi Mesh that I need to be aware of?
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    Class A power amps and electricity crisis..

    Yeah, city only... just like our little electric Fiat. 82 mile range and 0-30 in under 3 seconds which feels like a rocket ship.
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    Class A power amps and electricity crisis..

    I'm sorry, I should have been more I'm sorry, I should have been more clear. She has an old Nissan Leaf (which you can buy for less than 8K in the US still) that is powered by solar panels on her garage. She's a bit limited on long trips on back to back days since she hasn't purchased an...
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    Class A power amps and electricity crisis..

    Someone needs to calculate how big of a solar panel one would need to operate a Class A or Tube amplifier. Panels are getting so cheap and batteries prices will tumble in the coming years as production ramps up. My sister has an electric car and it's only powered by a solar panel.

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