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  1. Kingsrule

    Sublime Sound

    Sidebar but I have to say excellent camera work Peter
  2. Kingsrule

    RIP - Heartfelt thanks to Paul Chambers of Goodwin's High End!

    How I miss the Audio Vision days, when everyone was in their prime.......
  3. Kingsrule

    2020 Golden Ear Awards: Allan Moulton

    Al Moulton was a 3rd tier sales/gopher at Goodwins..... he doesn't have an independent thought to his name. Great guy to run for coffee or lunch though.......
  4. Kingsrule

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    610 bass more focused and deeper bass over 571 for me. Dynamics greater....
  5. Kingsrule

    Big Meeting

    Verona during the Opera Festival would be awesome...
  6. Kingsrule

    StreamFidelitys Setup

    Very tidy!
  7. Kingsrule

    Sublime Sound

    Could some please define a system that sounds "natural'? It seems this is now Peter and Al M's new descriptor of a great system.
  8. Kingsrule

    The Sound of Analog, the Sound of Digital

    Oh, Rudy's right
  9. Kingsrule

    My monitor/subwoofer system

    Awesome write up! Your and Peter's observations/experiences constantly push me to question/experiment with my speaker positions.....
  10. Kingsrule

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    What audio company does that?? Your proposed model never works, appears greedy, and doesn't promote goodwill. And how would the current Taiko customers feel about a support change for their purchase? If there isn't enough proft coming in to support the company model/goals then a price increase...
  11. Kingsrule

    State of the Art Solid State vs SOTA Tubes: Which is Moving Faster?

    The 33 is dark and slow. Impressive in stature but that's about it. Same for the 26. Not exactly a "great" SS, past or present....
  12. Kingsrule

    Living at the Extreme: I bought a Taiko Extreme and then this happened...

    IME As soon as u unplug Extreme it takes 3 days or so for it to come back to its best so everything about your break-in is pretty much null and void....
  13. Kingsrule

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    The 32 bit recordings show 24 on the MSB SII dac
  14. Kingsrule

    Sublime Sound

    A Honda motor on a Whaler???..sacrilege!!!
  15. Kingsrule

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    The Hoffman cd re dues pretty much suck...... And once again u have turned an amazing thread into your own personal agenda......
  16. Kingsrule

    Tonearm Comparison: SME 3012R and SME V-12

    Well one thing sticks out, IME no 2 cartridges sound the same so everything here is subject to that unknown
  17. Kingsrule

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    The yellow fiber cable is Corning......possibly Corning has different fiber ranges?
  18. Kingsrule

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    If the system had Startech SPF modules in it u didn't come close to hearing the Extreme..... As well as ps for FMC's, dac used, etc........and pointing to the Extreme for the tipped up frequency balance, what's with that???
  19. Kingsrule

    darTZeel NHB-468 mono blocks in my system

    Does anyone know how many output devices are in a 468? Also what kind? I can't seem to find this info anywhere. I do believe the 458 had 4 but not sure
  20. Kingsrule

    The Sound of Analog, the Sound of Digital

    Actually, that's exactly what most of the analogue guys do, over and over and over.... I'm stating a global fact And Ron, I don't need to "defend" my preferences to anyone
  21. Kingsrule

    The Sound of Analog, the Sound of Digital

    You might PREFER the vinyl source but that doesn't mean its sounds real. There is a BIG difference.....
  22. Kingsrule

    The Sound of Analog, the Sound of Digital

    Paul is spot on. I have been easily saying this for the last year. Its all about the sound of real, no matter if source is analogue or digital
  23. Kingsrule

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Great thoughts here To be correct, Roon comes from the legacy Sooloos system...
  24. Kingsrule

    HAMILTON Official Trailer (2020) Disney

    I saw the play in Chicago and like Steve, it was worth every penny. As to the movie, I suggest u watch it a second time. Besides things u might have missed in the first viewing, the dialogue is much easier to understand the second time.....
  25. Kingsrule

    PCM vs. DSD on Select II

    Check this out on SII: Roon set to Native, Fixed Vol. Control, DSD Max Sample Rate 512. Select II set to Native Now try and mute a DSD track...you can't ! You can mute PCM tracks. If u turn on DSP Volume in Roon u can mute all resolutions with DAC set to Native. Not sure what is going on but...
  26. Kingsrule

    PCM vs. DSD on Select II

    It would be good to know..the wording DSD decimation seems very cryptic.... I prefer Native at the moment

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