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    Grandioso K1X - the two Esoteric "Revolutions" installed!

    Nice review, same 4 power transformers ... still no outside shielding .
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    Grandioso K1X - the two Esoteric "Revolutions" installed!

    You think it sounds good now, try some Mu Metal around the outside of ALL the Power transformers. My K1 has 4 , results were night and day on the sound. I can see why the separate components sound better, less interaction with all the A/C power transformers in...
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    The Dereneville Turntable Motor

    Drive belt height on the DAE-01 SP is: 128 MM center. A bit high for the Micro Sieki RX-5000 . DMS - 5001 , drive belt height is : 83 MM center DAE-01-CL drive belt height is 90 MM Center
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    The Dereneville Turntable Motor

    For my Micro Seiki RX-5000... Best overall performer between the two motor drives. DAE-01-CL with the outboard power supply.... Or DMS- 5001 ?
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    The Dereneville Turntable Motor

    Prices for the DAE-01 and 24 volt power supply? Also price and source for the DMS-5001
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    Grandioso K1X - the two Esoteric "Revolutions" installed!

    How was the shielding done? What interconnects are you using ? Power cord ? Also modded my friends K03... did transformer shielding and a few other tricks, sounds much better . PM me .
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    Headphone King of Soundstage?

    My Focal Utopia headphones matched up very well with the Pass Labs HPA-1 amp. Depending on your music source, I found they image very well, sound stage is not giant by any means , but very enjoyable . Smooth and detailed , very lush sounding , zero hash, nor glare...
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    Headphone King of Soundstage?

    Well.... found a killer deal on a next to new Focal Utopia headphones . Stock headphone cable sucked, went with the Black Dragon cable. After 200 Hours of break in, things are starting to be coming around. Running the Pass Labs HPA-1 head phone amp.
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    Grandioso K1X - the two Esoteric "Revolutions" installed!

    I gave my K1 Mu metal ( shielding ) treatment on all 4 of the power transformers, along with a few other mods... Made a big improvement. Looks like the new K1x has the same 4 transformers , and no shielding...
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    quietest dishwasher for 2013

    I own a newer Bosch , In my case noise level can be a bit louder on how you arrange your dishes, wine glasses , cups.
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    Revelation audio Labs Umbilical Cables for Pass labs Xs pre and Xs powers

    What did you replace them with? Did you prefer them over the stock cable?
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    WARNING: PurePower purepoweraps.com Richard and Damian Janzen are frauds

    How did all turn out? Did they ever make it right? What did you do with your original PurePower 2000?
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    Air Force Zero PRICE

    They will also throw in a free " hot wax" kit for the first 10 buyers .
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    Air Force Zero PRICE

    "ONLY" $444,343.18 US Dollars. Better act soon .... at that low, low price they will be flying off the showroom shelves.
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    The Basis Superarm...not to be confused with---

    I Love my Super Arm 9, it replaced the Vector 4. Miss my talks with A.J.
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    WARNING: PurePower purepoweraps.com Richard and Damian Janzen are frauds

    My dealings with this company goes back to 2010. Total BS, never again.
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    WARNING: PurePower purepoweraps.com Richard and Damian Janzen are frauds

    If you don't take care of your customers , somebody else will.
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    WARNING: PurePower purepoweraps.com Richard and Damian Janzen are frauds

    I dealt with those turkeys years back, needing service parts. Lots of talk, no action. Made a call to the dealer I bought the 2 units from, he made it happen. All the remaining US dealers have run far away from these guys.
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    LEAVE NO TRACE | Official Trailer

    Wonderful film, must see.
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    Does anybody hear difference with a coffee table in place?

    Looks like a bench at a golf course
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    It’s only taken 22 years...

    Ear wax could have been the culprit all along. :cool:
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    Basis Superarm 9 arrived

    I did the rewiring myself, along with fabricating a new terminal mounting block . I did the same wire change out with my old Vector 4, it replaced an original Phantom tone arm that was wired with my Tara Labs phono cable. Tara cable is tune able , you have the option of running grounding...
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    Basis Superarm 9 arrived

    On my Basis Super Arm 9 , I changed out the hard wired phono cable to a custom termination block fitted with WBT RCA connectors . I really prefer my Tara Labs Phono IC cables , glad I made the change.
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    Air Force 1 Premium - New Flagship

    cost of the new Dalby record weight?
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    Basis Superarm 9 arrived

    Talked to AJ on the phone all most everyday. He shared this bit of information with me: Work Of Art with the Vector 4 tone arm , verse the Inspiration turntable and Super arm 9 tonearm . He found that the tone arm is more critical in most cases than the turntable. The Super Arm 9...
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    Ron's Speaker, Turntable, Power and Room Treatment Upgrades

    Better yet, soundproof drywall. Used for recording studios and music listening rooms .
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    Stage 3 Concept Power Cords

    "More Dollars Than Sense"

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