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  1. Thieliste

    Thieliste's new Reference system

    Thanks, should be at least a month depending on how busy they are.
  2. Thieliste

    Thieliste's new Reference system

    Well that's it guys my Vitus SIA-025 Mk2 has found a new home and i just ordered a brand new Jadis DA88S as a replacement. My dealer has arranged a Jadis factory tour for the day my DA88S gets delivered to me, that's very nice of them. Hope not to have to wait very long:p
  3. Thieliste

    HFA Reviews Antipodes Audio OLADRA G4 Music Server

    Great feedback thanks.
  4. Thieliste

    Most vinyl-sounding DAC?

    Totaldac D1-Triunity and Playback Designs MPD-8.
  5. Thieliste

    Thieliste's new Reference system

    I’ll be getting the DA88S in silver finish once my Vitus is sold. Jadis house sound definitely best match for my Thiels compared to all SS amps I have tried to date. I still do like my SIA-025 very much but if I get a good offer I will let it go.
  6. Thieliste

    Thieliste's new Reference system

    Jadis event a week ago.
  7. Thieliste

    HFA Reviews Antipodes Audio OLADRA G4 Music Server

    So very good musical engagement factor ? Gets you closer to analogue more than other servers ?
  8. Thieliste

    HFA Reviews Antipodes Audio OLADRA G4 Music Server

    You got the G4 ? and did you compare to other servers ? Please describe the sound. Many thanks.
  9. Thieliste

    HFA Reviews Antipodes Audio OLADRA G4 Music Server

    Anyone has one on this forum ?
  10. Thieliste

    VAC Master preamp vs ARC Ref 6SE

    Hi guys, what is the current MSRP for the VAC Master without Phono in the US ? Thanks.
  11. Thieliste

    My MA 9000

    Have you guys heard the MA12000 ?
  12. Thieliste

    Do you have a favorite male singer?

    Chris Jones Brendan Perry (Dead Can Dance) Hans Theessink Allan Taylor Fink
  13. Thieliste

    Smooth musical cabling suggestion

    Clear Beyond XLR is comparable to a full component upgrade like upgrading an amplifier for example. This cable has it all, clarity, openess, density, heavy but thight and very clear bass, extended mids and trebel without harshness and plenty of musicality. Emotional engagement on voices is...
  14. Thieliste

    Smooth musical cabling suggestion

    This morning i was at a friend's place and we compared my Cardas Clear Beyond XLR to Clarus Crimson XLR that he has on loan. The difference was night and day, Clear Beyond is in a another league compared to Clarus Crimson, we were shocked!
  15. Thieliste

    Thieliste's new Reference system

    You are right I think some powerful PP tube monos on Thiel speakers would max them out with so much more refinement than any SS. Jadis came up with brand new JA170 monos PP KT170 this year. would love hear those.
  16. Thieliste

    Thieliste's new Reference system

    As some of you know Thiel speakers are pretty difficult to match with the right amp, they are ultra revealing, easily become harsh in the trebel if the amp is not smooth. I have tried many SS amps and the only one that is really refined and musical with my Thiels is my Vitus SIA-025 Mk2. This is...
  17. Thieliste

    Thieliste's new Reference system

    Hi guys, did a little shootout between my Vitus SIA-025 Mk2 and a Jadis DA88S equiped with 8 KT120s. First time i try tubes on my Thiels, what a big surprise, i found the Jadis to be a better match than most SS i tried including my Vitus.
  18. Thieliste

    Smooth musical cabling suggestion

    Hi Ron, Yes at the time i had the distributor over at my place with Clear Reflection and Clear Beyond SCs and ICs. We compared both looms in my system and i definitely prefered the Clear Beyond, it's got more of everything and a much deeper fuller bass. Reflection is not as transparent and open...
  19. Thieliste

    Smooth musical cabling suggestion

    Yes Clear Beyond.
  20. Thieliste

    Qualio Audio join the WBF forums!

    I have i friend who is getting rid of his Rockport Mira after having demoed the Qualio IQ in his system. He is driving them with B.Audio pre-power. Hope to visit him soon.
  21. Thieliste

    Audiophile Fuses

    Ok thanks, i almost never used it as i put a Purple fuse in my SIA-025 just after i got it. Might receive the Master fuse today.
  22. Thieliste

    BEST SPEAKERS BETWEEN 15k and 30K

    Mine are still my favotite ones under 30k.
  23. Thieliste

    Audiophile Fuses

    ELU ?
  24. Thieliste

    Audiophile Fuses

    Just ordered a Master fuse for my Vitus SIA-025 Mk2, i already have one in my DAC. We'll see how that goes vs the Purple one.
  25. Thieliste

    Jadis Monoblock Amplifiers

    Ok guys i'll be demoing a DA88S very soon on my Thiels, first tube amp i will try since i have the 3.7s
  26. Thieliste

    Lamm m1.2

    I've been told 6922 Amperex Buggle Boy were the best for M1.2s any experience ? Are M1.2 still very good amps by today's standard ? Thanks
  27. Thieliste

    Lamm m1.2

    What do you guys think of Lamm M1.2 paired with VAC Master linestage to drive my Thiel CS 3.7s ? I'm looking for very engaging organic sound with no brightness and good solid bass. Needs to be a big upgrade soundwise coming from my Vitus SIA-025 Mk2 otherwise not worth upgrading. Just to give...

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