Pilium vs Magico

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The room and system is ready. I finally got cinema screen installed and purchased a huge centre speaker - Audiosolutions Figaro CL. Over 1metre long and 50kg weight. This is a serious centre speaker.
 

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The room and system is ready. I finally got cinema screen installed and purchased a huge centre speaker - Audiosolutions Figaro CL. Over 1metre long and 50kg weight. This is a serious centre speaker.
Fantastic system; enjoy.

Pilium pre & power amp is on the end game short list for my Magico speakers, A5s at this time. I've heard nothing but glowing reviews of the Pilium gear. I live in Colorado and I think the closest place to hear Pilium might be California or Texas. One of these days...
 

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Fantastic system; enjoy.

Pilium pre & power amp is on the end game short list for my Magico speakers, A5s at this time. I've heard nothing but glowing reviews of the Pilium gear. I live in Colorado and I think the closest place to hear Pilium might be California or Texas. One of these days...
Thank you. I bought them without listening (no chance). But they are good.
 
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How much time to burn in the pilium before it reaches optimum performance
I feel none. I remember when I just got passlabs it wasn’t sound at the best. But Pilium I don’t remember not happy with the sound and it’s quite the same. Maybe just my ears not good enough.
 

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Fantastic system; enjoy.

Pilium pre & power amp is on the end game short list for my Magico speakers, A5s at this time. I've heard nothing but glowing reviews of the Pilium gear. I live in Colorado and I think the closest place to hear Pilium might be California or Texas. One of these days...
You can hear Pilium in Portland, Chicago, Dallas, West Palm Beach or Brooklyn.
 

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You can hear Pilium in Portland, Chicago, Dallas, West Palm Beach or Brooklyn.
Thanks, I've been in touch with Chris in Dallas. I plan on visiting in the not too distant future.

We are finishing the build out of our listening area and ordered a RD Acoustics Hybrid Diffuser, through Chris, for the front wall. Since it's a multi-purpose area we wanted the acoustic treatment to be more architectural in appearance. And for once it wasn't a hard sell for my wife. She fell in love with it verses the ASC tube traps and Vicoustic product we've used in the past.
 

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Thanks, I've been in touch with Chris in Dallas. I plan on visiting in the not too distant future.

We are finishing the build out of our listening area and ordered a RD Acoustics Hybrid Diffuser, through Chris, for the front wall. Since it's a multi-purpose area we wanted the acoustic treatment to be more architectural in appearance. And for once it wasn't a hard sell for my wife. She fell in love with it verses the ASC tube traps and Vicoustic product we've used in the past.
Hi Matt,

Sorry, I did not realize it was you. We should have tracking information on the RD A soon.
 

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Hi Matt,

Sorry, I did not realize it was you. We should have tracking information on the RD A soon.
Hey Chris, and I didn't know it was you. Looking forward to receiving the RD diffuser. Keep us posted, thanks.
 

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Tell us about Electra… what other DAC have you used, and how did they compare?
I had a few lower level dac before, never thought dac has too much difference until I heard Elektra. It gave a lot more definition in the bass region. It makes sound so real. And the dynamic, lot more than other dac. I used to think they are all due to amp too weak, then I know it’s due to source (dac and transporter). That’s why I upgraded the server as well.
 

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@Rhapsody what power conditioner are you using with pilium gear
I go straight into the wall with all amplifiers, including Pilium. Actually same with the Alexander preamp.

Pilium now offers a new DC filter that I will be using when I receive it.
 

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Looks like an updated model S speaker to me. Or maybe a model M in a different finish????
 

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