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    Vinyl Bars/Audiophile Bars/Japanese Jazz Cafe's

    https://www.tokyojazzjoints.com/
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    SUT for Ypsilon VPS-100

    A few of us use Dave Slage's Intact or EMIA Step ups. If you are in the US he offers free demos. I would recommend the silver version if it is in your budget. https://www.intactaudio.com/ http://www.myemia.com/Products.html
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    Metal Mats

    Very nice, I do not have any experience with Gunmetal but have heard good things. That Melco is a beast!
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    Metal Mats

    That is a legitimate variable and one I can't compensate. If I had the resources and time, I would perform a like for like comparison between three identical mats made of Copper, Ti and Stainless.
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    Metal Mats

    My Titanium Mat came in the other day and spent the last couple of days listening and tweaking the cartridge setup for the differences. I had to change VTA due to the thickness and azimuth. The azimuth adjustment was quite substantial going from -.4 degrees to +1 on my feickert spirit level...
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    System upgrade

    Maril, if you don't mind, where are you located?
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    New Garrard Build

    I keep coming back to this thread thinking about a new DIY Plinth for a Winter Project. I was thinking Aluminum- Richlite (Resin Impregnated Paper, kind of like Panzerholz but not quite), Brazilian Cherry, Richlite, Aluminum sandwich. Total would be about 5” thick. Bronze Armbases that extend...
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    tima's DIY RCM

    I use the P60H, mainly because my Wife does the food shopping and she can pick up a single 1 or 2.5 Gallon Jug of distilled water on a trip. I only clean 2 records at a time, works well for me. I haven't compared the 120H vs. the P60H.
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    An Audio destination map?

    As we get back to traveling, a thought came, is there such thing as an audio destination map? Something that has all the dealers, manufacturers, and power users (Who are willing to audition) pinned? It would be nice to pull up a google map and look through the nearby destinations for a given...
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    Metal Mats

    I ordered one last week, in the same dimensions. I chose Titanium Grade 2. I have been curious about titanium after reading all the AF1P user experiences. I also asked to keep as much thickness as possible out of the 0.25" plate that will be used, it will probably be closer to 6mm at the...
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    New Garrard Build

    I tried a bunch of headshells for my FR-64S + Koetsu a few years back. Titanium, wood, Ikeda, Graphite and a few others that I have forgotten. I have never tried the SME, since I don't have an SME arm. The Arche is my favorite, by a long shot, for sound quality. I ordered mine with the 4mm...
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    SET amp owners thread

    Yes, no issues with the Elrog 5U4G in my Air Tight 300R. Between the 300B-Mo, Elrog Recti and NOS tubes I am really enjoying the 300R. Thomas's customer service is top notch.
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    Violin videos: solo or with small ensemble

    Sorry for the surface noise, this is a dollar bin level copy. Might have to seek out a better version, or grade.
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    Metal Mats

    What are the subjective sound differences between stainless steel and copper? My platter top is copper, never had the option to compare against stainless. I may try one of these mats with a slope.
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    Pre-Amp reccommendation for Air Tight ATM-300R power amp

    It is nice to be able to listen to them side by side in our own system. Goes to show you that two people can listen to the same components in their systems and form different opinions. I wish it were easier to demo more equipment before we buy.
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    SET amp owners thread

    I'm not even sure what we are arguing at this point. I think you Orchestral Classical guys have different measures of performance. In an effort to relate, I listened to Bartok tonight at full tilt. I'm with Solypsa, this hobby is extremely complex. If I put a new piece in and it sounds good...
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    Pre-Amp reccommendation for Air Tight ATM-300R power amp

    This was my opinion of the copper EMIA after auditioning the silver EMIA. The word that came to mind was "exaggerated".
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    Pre-Amp reccommendation for Air Tight ATM-300R power amp

    Not sure you will find many on the Shindo + Air Tight, but here is one User: If I wanted a tube pre, the Mayer would be one I would want to try. Another of the more interesting audio folks with great customer service. I bought my Elrogs from him.
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    Pre-Amp reccommendation for Air Tight ATM-300R power amp

    Dave Slage offers a no-cost trial of the unit. If you are interested, reach out and give it a no risk shot. I also use his Silver wound SUTs in my Allnic H3000. Slage is one of the more interesting audio people in the Industry.
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    SET amp owners thread

    Listening preferences matter. After the above post I spent an entire listening session playing at a level I consider loud with a meter to determine what db peaks I was seeing. The max I got was 92db, also had a phone db app to get the average, that was 86. I played jazz, rock and classical. 92...
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    Pre-Amp reccommendation for Air Tight ATM-300R power amp

    I use an EMIA Silver wound Autoformer with my 300R. It is a passive pre. The 300R is very neutral so whatever preamp you use will come through. With the super high sensitivity of the 300R you don’t need a preamp with lots of gain.
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    SET amp owners thread

    Thank you for the tip!
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    What's Everyone Reading

    Ellenberg's other book "How Not to be Wrong" is also a good read.
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    The truth about vinyl.vinyl vs digital

    No, but I should. I will create one in the near future.
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    The truth about vinyl.vinyl vs digital

    As a relatively young audiophile (35) these topics are always interesting, but I rarely ever comment. I have no nostalgia regarding vinyl. I was 25 when I heard my first turntable. It was a terrible setup but there was something that seemed right to the sound. I thought to myself, there is...
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    SET amp owners thread

    As you know the Daedalus speakers don’t need much. It is nice to see another Daedalus owner. It is a great option for a high sensitivity box speaker. This is my second pair, previously owning the Orpheus. I need to post this on the Daedalus forums too. I think it is a good match. The Air Tight...
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    SET amp owners thread

    Air Tight 300R Elrog 300B-Mo Elrog 5U4G Amerpex Bugle Boy 59’ D-Getter RCA 12BH7A
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    tima's DIY RCM

    Thanks! A lot cheaper than buying a larger supply.
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    tima's DIY RCM

    Where is the best/ cheapest place to buy the Tergitol online in the US?
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    Etsuro Urushi Bordeaux in the house

    This is a great quote.

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