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Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
I'm using a Naim Unitiserve 2TB with a Naim Dac...

I'm using a Naim Unitiserve 2TB with a Naim Dac and xp5xs external power supply. I have a Lenovo Nas. The Unitiserve will stream from either the internet or from a Nas
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Hi Rez is another format. It has a lower output...

Hi Rez is another format. It has a lower output because there is a lot less compression in the recording.Much more dynamic sounding relieving greater detail. It's my favorite format whether I stream...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2014, 10:52 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Ok I'm confused. I would think spikes couple the...

Ok I'm confused. I would think spikes couple the speaker to the stand where the rubber bumpers would de-couple them.
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Personally I've never seen rubber bumpers that...

Personally I've never seen rubber bumpers that didn't leave a mark of some type on a glossy surface. I would think those little felt pads (for under ceramic figurines etc) on the top plates of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-05-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
That is quite common. Again I would adjust them...

That is quite common. Again I would adjust them for all green and if they drift up to green/red or all red I would them back down to all green. Then check them again in a couple of hrs again. I've...
Forum: Speakers   09-05-2014, 04:05 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
As far as a digital I switched from a Meridian...

As far as a digital I switched from a Meridian G08 to a Naim Uniti Serve with dac. Ripped all my Cd's to the hard drive and and I now never have to get up and change a disc. It also plays Hi Rez...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-05-2014, 03:56 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
When I had the Dyn C1 sig's I loved the Mullard...

When I had the Dyn C1 sig's I loved the Mullard CV4024 and Telefunken 5965's especially with original Tung Sol 6550 solid black plates. I also liked the RCA 5751 triple mica black plate in place of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-04-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Personally I would just replace the one in socket...

Personally I would just replace the one in socket 4 because the Octave is manual bias. But if it would make you feel better maybe replace both 3 & 4 and keep #3...
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Being I have worked with computers since 1976 I...

Being I have worked with computers since 1976 I can honestly say I don't get the need for super fast CPU/Buss and or hard drive speeds. What you listen to is up to 20khz (20,000 hertz for those not...
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
What No dYnaudio talk. :D LMAO!!! Hey I have a...

What No dYnaudio talk. :D LMAO!!! Hey I have a Naim Unitiserve 2TB as a music server with a Naim nDac and a XP5XS p/s for the dac. That replaced a Meridian G08. Personally the G08 sounds a hair...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 11:29 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Garnet that was a statement I made to the Tyler....

Garnet that was a statement I made to the Tyler. Remember I bought his pair in the first shipment to the USA. Tyler had to wait about 6 weeks after I had mine to get his Signatures. Also he never...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 10:27 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Last time :D For me the MKII sounding better at...

Last time :D For me the MKII sounding better at lower volumes meant more clarity not efficiency. A sound level meter can't measure that. For that reason I've said they seem easier to drive. Again to...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2014, 10:54 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Hate to say it Chris but both Mick and Tyler were...

Hate to say it Chris but both Mick and Tyler were chased off off this forum because of all the 'bickering'. They were both great contributors to this forum when asked technical questions regarding...
Forum: Speakers   08-11-2014, 10:23 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Sorry Garnet but you said you could hear a nat...

Sorry Garnet but you said you could hear a nat fart at 10ft but can't hear the difference between the C1/C1MKII. Geez it was only a $500 difference and to me it sounded more like a $2000 difference....
Forum: Speakers   08-11-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Garnet - Trust me that was the draw back of the...

Garnet - Trust me that was the draw back of the original C1's. Are you saying that the originals sound the same (sound clarity and dynamics) regardless of the loudness? If so I think you are in the...
Forum: Speakers   08-11-2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Tom that doesn't surprise me. The one thing the...

Tom that doesn't surprise me. The one thing the original C1/2/4's does that no other speaker I have ever heard to date is sound better as you crank them up (better clarity and dynamics - the louder...
Forum: Speakers   08-10-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Original C1's or MKII/Sig?

Original C1's or MKII/Sig?
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
I heard the projected price of the 1.4S LE is...

I heard the projected price of the 1.4S LE is $4250.00 3.4S LE $7850.00 USD
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
After owning SS - Tube and class D do you have a...

After owning SS - Tube and class D do you have a favorite type amp? If one why?
Should get you 1 more post!! Anyone for that matter.
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Unlike a lot of 'less expensive' speaker brands...

Unlike a lot of 'less expensive' speaker brands Dynaudio - B&W - Raidho design and manufacturer their own drivers cabinets crossovers etc. Dynaudio has a 3" voice coil for a 6.7" driver in the C1....
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Bring what on??? You made the statement regarding...

Bring what on??? You made the statement regarding 2 speakers that sounded the same. I added to the statement by asking if the ugly pair was 1/2 or 1/4 the price of the pretty ones. This has nothing...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 12:46 PM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
What about price point which everyone here argues...

What about price point which everyone here argues about?? Lets say the crappy looking ones are 1/2 or 1/4 the price.. What now?? Ready to get bashed about psycho-acoustics?
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 06:26 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Nope all the pictures are C1's - C2's -C4's and...

Nope all the pictures are C1's - C2's -C4's and center. They even explain the new Esotar2 tweeter and DDC technology. Neither were available with C3-C5's.
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 06:10 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
Just re-read the original Confidence sales...

Just re-read the original Confidence sales brochure. I was wrong.
"Cabinets made of high damping MDF sandwich, front baffle made od 40/16mm MDF sandwich, adjustable feet with internal spikes, grill...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 05:35 AM
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Posted By OctaDyn_Dude
The original Confidence series were made from...

The original Confidence series were made from HDF. I assume the MKII/Sig and Plarinum are the same.
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