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    Any experience with NOS Valves (repair shop)?

    I've got some singlepower woes (who doesn't) - my SDS-T (T=tube rectified) done gone dead on me. I have a trusted tech, but I'm looking to expand my horizons for reasons I'd just assume not get into. Does anyone have experience with NOS Valves in Michigan? The tech (and I believe owner) is named...
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    Meier Audio StageDAC

    Also, not that I'm planning anything yet (I don't even have the da*n thing yet), are there tweaks that people have played with? Also, is the opamp rollable? Ira
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    Meier Audio StageDAC

    Quote: Originally Posted by Quinto Does disabling the variable output shut the output down or does it become another fixed output? yeah- x2. Inquiring minds want to know (before their StageDac comes and then they have to figure it out for themselves, which is much harder than...
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    What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.

    Mozart Symphony #41 "Jupiter" (ain't I classy?)
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    Oh noooooo... another $$$ pit? I.e., help for a DAC noob

    Thanks to all who replied. Seems I still have much to learn. I'll check out the audio gd fun, thanks for the tip. Ira
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    Oh noooooo... another $$$ pit? I.e., help for a DAC noob

    Quote: Originally Posted by EddieE At a budget level, worry more about the features than the DAC as I don't think the DAC itself will make a major difference. Are the DAC's I mentioned (StageDAC/Adcom GDA-700) budget DAC's? From the reviews I've read of both, they seem to have...
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    DVD-Audio and SACD - have these formats a future?

    Quote: Originally Posted by sonci Just put your discs in the shelves, then download their iso`s from torrent sites, smb has done it for you buddy, Then Foobar dvd audio plugin I think I understand about 15% of that. I've avoided torrents thus far, but they're out there for...
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    What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.

    Peter Gabriel- Secret World Live
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    Meier StageDac vs DAC19MK3 ?

    Quote: Originally Posted by Zoide So, has anyone compared the StageDAC with an Audio-GD DAC? Trying to revive this thread- is anyone able to comment on Meier StageDAC v Audio-Gd 19MK3?
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    What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.

    bob dylan- bootleg #6 (rolling thunder live) animal collective- merriweather post
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    DVD-Audio and SACD - have these formats a future?

    thanks...really
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    What does Amazon do with it's returned gear?

    I bought some Senn HD650's from Amazon a few years ago, didn't like them, and returned them. With it's pretty generous return policies, I bet this happens alot, but I don't see anywhere on Amazon to buy open box stuff. Where's it all go?
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    Oh noooooo... another $$$ pit? I.e., help for a DAC noob

    ok, i'm wordy and clueless- a deadly combo to start a thread - but I really could use some help here- i'm making myself nuts trying to figure this out with my peanut-sized brain. anyone?
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    DVD-Audio and SACD - have these formats a future?

    wow, am I depressed. I had no idea eveyone was so glum. I'm banging my brains out in a different thread in the source forum to try to figure out how to rip/download and play high res from some kind of hdd device, and i've gotten zero response.... Does that mean the only way to manipulate the...
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    Favorite Music to write/study/work to

    depends on mood- if i'm feeling inspired, mozart's requiem or st. John passion pump me up. If i'm having trouble focusing, they distract me - for that, eno ambients or baach or liszt piano pieces. Or the Dead- drums/space open up your mind like nothing else (too bad mickey hart went in a weird...
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