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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-18-2017, 07:39 PM
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Posted By TenTonBass
Yes I never intended on harnessing the low end...

Yes I never intended on harnessing the low end frequencies other than through pre-amplification controls.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-18-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By TenTonBass
Soundproofing and positioning

Hello all. I know sound is omni-directional but is there any ideal speaker placement when setting up a bedroom 2 channel rig with a shared wall to the next door tenants.
I currently have the setup...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-14-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By TenTonBass
One could be falling in my lap and I was just...

One could be falling in my lap and I was just wondering what I could do with it. It's sounding like more of a pain than I wanna deal with though.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-14-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By TenTonBass
I see. Why would Tortuga make all these claims...

I see. Why would Tortuga make all these claims I'm just curious? Are they outright lying?
What will work with a passive preamp?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-14-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By TenTonBass
Thanks for the feedback. I've also read, at...

Thanks for the feedback. I've also read, at Tortuga actually, that almost any tube amp will work with a passive preamp due to tube amps having high input impedances.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-14-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By TenTonBass
Question about passive preamplifiers

Been reading on passive preamplifiers and an issue I'm seeing is impedance mismatch between the source unit and amplifier.
If I'm running a Denon DP 300f turntable into a Music Fidelity VPS-90...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-12-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 151
Posted By TenTonBass
I'm using the Ortofon Bronze currently.

I'm using the Ortofon Bronze currently.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-12-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 151
Posted By TenTonBass
Thank you! This will make the search a bit...

Thank you! This will make the search a bit easier. So would you suggest an integrated and just not use its phono or separates possibly? But not much in that price range for seperates really huh?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-12-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 151
Posted By TenTonBass
Thank you. I have considered going as high as a...

Thank you. I have considered going as high as a Peachtree Audio nova 150. Think that would outperform it? Or in general what price threshold would I be looking at where the V-90 is overtaken?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-12-2017, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 151
Posted By TenTonBass
Question about my phono stage...

Hello all. I own a Musical Fidelity V-90 LPS phono stage and im in the market for an amplifier in the $1000 price range.
My question is at what point do the phono stages in integrated amps start to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-09-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By TenTonBass
Thanks guys! Yeah I think I'm scrapping the Model...

Thanks guys! Yeah I think I'm scrapping the Model Fifteen idea. That Yamaha is something I'm going to look into thanks.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-08-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By TenTonBass
Thanks. I'm currently moving and setting up a...

Thanks. I'm currently moving and setting up a dedicated two channel setup in my bedroom. So the Onkyo will be staying in the living room.

That puts me in the market for a stereo amp in the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-08-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By TenTonBass
Marantz Model Fifteen

I'm looking at a Marantz Model Fifteen stereo amplifier to pair up to my Energy Veritas V2.2s

Going in a small/medium sized room. The Energy's are 150w nominal a piece and 8ohm. I think the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By TenTonBass
Marantz Model Fifteen

I'm looking at a Marantz Model Fifteen stereo amplifier to pair up to my Energy Veritas V2.2s

Going in a small/medium sized room. The Energy's are 150w nominal a piece and 8ohm. I think the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By TenTonBass
Sorry. I purchased a Musical Fidelity V-90 LPS...

Sorry.
I purchased a Musical Fidelity V-90 LPS Phono Stage. It was a great improvement!

http://www.needledoctor.com/Musical-Fidelity-V90-LPS-Phono-Stage?sc=2&category=35461
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By TenTonBass
For now I went with the...

For now I went with the http://www.needledoctor.com/Musical-...category=35461

I am very pleased! A compromise I can live with. Sounds AMAZING!
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-10-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By TenTonBass
For now I went with the...

For now I went with the http://www.needledoctor.com/Musical-Fidelity-V90-LPS-Phono-Stage?sc=2&category=35461

I am very pleased! A compromise I can live with. Sounds AMAZING!
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-08-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By TenTonBass
Much thanks for suggestions!

Much thanks for suggestions!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By TenTonBass
A suggestion was made on the other board I put...

A suggestion was made on the other board I put this on of possibly just investing in a fairly decent phono preamp and keep the 1010.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-06-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By TenTonBass
Question though, what inputs on the receiver do I...

Question though, what inputs on the receiver do I run the new pre-amp to then? Just the standard stereo inputs?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-06-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By TenTonBass
Yes sir. I have a fairly decent TT setup with an...

Yes sir. I have a fairly decent TT setup with an 2m Bronze cartridge. The phono pre amp you speak of certainly sounds like a weak link that could easily be improved on with a good investment. Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By TenTonBass
New multi-channel receiver for music....

Currently rocking an Onkyo TX-NR1010 (2012 model) in a 5.2 setup. http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-TX-NR1010-7-2-Channel-Certified-Frequency/dp/B008J834ZS

Primary setup of the system was for movies....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-05-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By TenTonBass
New multi-channel receiver for music....

Currently rocking an Onkyo TX-NR1010 (2012 model) in a 5.2 setup. http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-TX-NR1010-7-2-Channel-Certified-Frequency/dp/B008J834ZS

Primary setup of the system was for movies....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-17-2015, 05:37 PM
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Views: 6,553
Posted By TenTonBass
RAW real Chicago blues Jimmy Dawkins, check out...

RAW real Chicago blues Jimmy Dawkins, check out this album. Welfare Line in particular.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-14-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 292
Posted By TenTonBass
I think I'm gonna go with the Friday release....

I think I'm gonna go with the Friday release. Makes sense after hearing debate. And where to get oysters Rockefeller. :)
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