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post #901 of 923 Old 05-13-2014, 07:34 PM
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Regular old pillow and small dog with his tail kinked. heh.

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Regular old pillow and small dog with his tail kinked. heh.

If I was raising cushions that's the story I would use...........tongue.gif

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Dude..........is that a down pillow and goose in that pic? Are you raising cushions? biggrin.gif

LOL, that made me spit on the keyboard...omg, I thought it was a goose too
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If I was raising cushions that's the story I would use...........tongue.gif

Eau contraire, my friend. Cranking up the blues so that geese could crank up the feather production for pillow-stuffing (not to be confused with pillow-biting) has a long and mostly illustrious past, that cannot be described on these pages, due to this being a fambly-friendly site.

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Testing these out but so far the value of these is insane.

Extremely accurate monitors too.
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lmao!!!
It does look like a goose but I think it's a little dog.

I was thinking of a goose too lol.

Love that guys system tho!

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Did you see this that is really over the top IMHO

 

I posted this in an other thread but just in case

 

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Thanks. I consider it more of a lucky streak that I got both the new receiver and new subwoofer at prices I haven't seen since, and then less than a week later having a speaker-repair guy sell me both sets of speakers for about $400, making it less than $800 for a complete system, including a FiiO DAC.
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I was thinking of a goose too lol.
Love that guys system tho!

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Did you see this that is really over the top IMHO

I posted this in an other thread but just in case

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Mike Lavigne’s Listening Room


This room and system is the result of 10 years in high end audio. My philosphy is to have the system get out of the way of the event. I like as pure and simple a signal path as possible and, at this point, prefer passive to active gain stages. I love all the formats and enjoy having lot’s of music. Vinyl is my favorite, but i listen to at least 60% digital. The new room really reveals the benefits of SACD over redbook.
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what are the odds? I was just looking at this very system for the first time 5 hours ago
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He are some pictures of my setup.

Yaquin MS-20L
Music Hall MMF 2.2
NAD PP4 Digital Phono/USB Preamp
Shengya CD-S10 tube CD Player
Energy Veritas 2.4 Main speakers

My home theater setup is in another room. Our TV runs off of the sound bar, it does not go through my Energy Veritas speakers.

I was using the Yaquin MS-22B Phono Preamp but after a couple of years, the left channel stopped working. After doing a bunch of research and with my budget limits, I went with the NAD.







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That looks exquisite.
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He are some pictures of my setup.

Yaquin MS-20L
Music Hall MMF 2.2
NAD PP4 Digital Phono/USB Preamp
Shengya CD-S10 tube CD Player
Energy Veritas 2.4 Main speakers

My home theater setup is in another room. Our TV runs off of the sound bar, it does not go through my Energy Veritas speakers.

I was using the Yaquin MS-22B Phono Preamp but after a couple of years, the left channel stopped working. After doing a bunch of research and with my budget limits, I went with the NAD.







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the Nad is a very good preamp for the money...sound quality is awesome..and the mmf 2.2 is a good match ..

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Thanks for the compliments. I really do like the NAD PP4 more than I liked the sound from the Yaquin 22B. Just this last week I added a Monster Power box. That eliminated the hum from the two Outlaw subs and gives the system a more dynamic sound. Great improvement. I am now looking at changing the cartridge on the MMF 2.2. I'm thinking of the Nagaoka MP-300 or the Denon DL-301 MKII. Haven't decided yet.

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Thanks for the compliments. I really do like the NAD PP4 more than I liked the sound from the Yaquin 22B. Just this last week I added a Monster Power box. That eliminated the hum from the two Outlaw subs and gives the system a more dynamic sound. Great improvement. I am now looking at changing the cartridge on the MMF 2.2. I'm thinking of the Nagaoka MP-300 or the Denon DL-301 MKII. Haven't decided yet.

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good... on the power conditioners....I too just about two weeks ago ..upgraded to the Ortofon 2M blue...... all I can say is wow...I really like the mmf 2.2 I will hold on to it for sometime before I upgrade..to something better ..later on

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Here's mine bang-olufsen beolab17, there active speakers with 320 watts per speaker.

The sound quality is absolutely breathtaking and literally betters every speaker and av combo I've had over the years.

They are packed with technology ranging from the adaptive bass linearisation which consistently adapts the bass response to the input signal, resulting in a improved bass performance without the risk of damaging the driver.

And room adaptation. With a three-position switch that controls the bass response of the speaker depending on the placement of the speaker in the room.

They also have WISA wireless audio. From the time I demoed these at a dealer i new i wanted them.

They sound so clear with an uncoloured sound with plenty of detail, warm deep visceral bass punch when the music requires it and just effortless power.
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Well here is my DIY / homemade setup
It is a really basic set up.


It sounds great considering the drivers are made by GRS (low budget speakers).
I will post more once I make quality changes for now this is it.
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Well here is my DIY / homemade setup
It is a really basic set up.


It sounds great considering the drivers are made by GRS (low budget speakers).
I will post more once I make quality changes for now this is it.
I really like the finish on those! How did you do it?

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There was a lot of buzz on a few audio forums when he was building them a bit back.
Great build thread, detailed everything he was doing. Really quality build, but the talk was (as well it should be) that with all of the hard work from skilled hands, it really should have been a wmtmw layout to keep the voicing somewhere near ear level instead of so far off.
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There was a lot of buzz on a few audio forums when he was building them a bit back.
Great build thread, detailed everything he was doing. Really quality build, but the talk was (as well it should be) that with all of the hard work from skilled hands, it really should have been a wmtmw layout to keep the voicing somewhere near ear level instead of so far off.
That was my second thought when I first saw those speakers, after being mightily impressed with the build quality.

/I have my KEF mini-towers upside down on this desktop because the tweets are otherwise about a foot above my ears. Much better sound now.

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That was my second thought when I first saw those speakers, after being mightily impressed with the build quality.

/I have my KEF mini-towers upside down on this desktop because the tweets are otherwise about a foot above my ears. Much better sound now.

Sup Guys,


I use my PBN Montana's as both a stereo rig, and HT use. They are the EPS-2's
I recently added the matching center and monitors from PBN. Finally adding the acoustic treatments, starting with the rear wall. Cheers!
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I use my PBN Montana's as both a stereo rig, and HT use. They are the EPS-2's
I recently added the matching center and monitors from PBN. Finally adding the acoustic treatments, starting with the rear wall. Cheers!
Gorgeous and efficient!
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Gorgeous and efficient!


Thx! Here's a pic with the grill off, when I lived in my upstairs apartment.
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You guys have some awesome systems, very nice stuff..
heres a few pics of some of my systems, I am a low budget kind of guy so have yet to talk myself into spending more than a couple thousand on a system, my "dream" system would be a pair of emo mono blocks, with an xsp1, pair of ascend towers, and pair of hsu uls1 subs, but since that almost doubles what I can talk my self into spending on a single system I fear it will never come to fruition....

First pic is of my bedroom 2 channel system, its a jolida tube amp {I also have a carver black magic buy prefer the jolida 202} with a pair of tekton lores- this system sounds good, I love it for live tracks, plus for 40w it screams...

Next is my home office a pair of evo2-08 books shelfs with a matching 12" 200w sub, d1 dac, and an Emotiva Mini X amp...

Then the book shelfs and subs are in my guest suites living room, its a parasound preamp, pair of outlaw 2200 monos, pair of sb1's and a pair of svs sb12nsd's, all in piano black on glass stands...

Last is my formal parlor, no tv in this room- Pair of Wharfedale evo2-40's with matching wd 12" 300w subs, an XPA2, with an XDA2, and a pure i20 dock... Some hand made xlr crossovers and the system sounds awesome, this room is pretty big and open to a lot of the house, it has 24ft ceilings and goes to a second floor loft, so it takes some output to fill it, and this setup has no issues with doing so...

Also included a pic of mone of my jukes, I know that is only 1 channel but it also sounds good {well not really, but it sounds good for being almost 100 years old...
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I obviously use my mains for HT too, but 2 channel music is my priority and they excel at that.
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