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    jeffhawke reacted to simorag's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    A earth shattering matinée ... with the eponymous recording :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:. Behold the Valkyria!
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    jeffhawke reacted to TomKorn's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    I had another listening/discussion session today with @mammal who kindly invited me again. He added some tubes to the chain and we...
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    jeffhawke reacted to TomKorn's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    I wrote to head-fi staff and asked them to change my status. I don't have a problem doing that at all. If I was being ignorant of the...
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    jeffhawke reacted to best56's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    All of them are inquisitors and this is not good at all. It didn't seem to me that he wanted to propose the sale of the Spirit Torino...
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    jeffhawke reacted to TomKorn's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    I have been on Head-Fi for years now, long before having my own business and my only reason is exchange with fellow audiophiles. That's...
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    jeffhawke reacted to best56's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    I smile at the thought that his wife has to take off her earrings, just as we have to take off our glasses, to listen 'properly' to a...
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    jeffhawke replied to the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria.
    Never forget that the "Law of diminishing returns" perfectly applies to the audiophile world.
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    jeffhawke reacted to best56's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    If you've heard the sound improve by 15/20%, that's already a lot...after all, at certain levels of product, they mean a lot.
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    jeffhawke reacted to best56's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    Thank you for your reply, however I have the Huracan 845 SE-MKII, connected to the Weiss DAC 202 that customize outputting via RCA/XLR...
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    jeffhawke reacted to simorag's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    Thomas, great write-up and photos, thank you! Your comments and conclusion largely resonate very well with what I hear as well. I also...
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    jeffhawke reacted to mammal's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    I tried Valkyria with Viva Egoista 845 on Bartok's 0.2 V setting to have a plenty of volume knob control give, using the adapter that...
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    jeffhawke reacted to mammal's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    You got your numbers wrong, Bartok delivers 2.8W into 66 Ohm when XLRs are used. Also factually wrong - with Bartok you can customise...
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    jeffhawke reacted to TomKorn's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    Here's my report of the listening session with @mammal. Thank you very much for inviting me! More is (almost) not possible - High End...
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    jeffhawke reacted to TheMiddleSky's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    Very nice comparison there! Spirit Torino that I ever tried is only Ragnarr, and I can imagine Valkyria is improve in every way...
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    jeffhawke reacted to mammal's post in the thread Spirit Torino Valkyria with Like Like.
    Spirit Torino Valkyria and how it fares against Abyss AB-1266 TC, Hifiman Susvara and Focal Utopia I have been very fortunate that...
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