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Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-15-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,811
Posted By 19Hz
shame about the room issue, Vic. I think you can...

shame about the room issue, Vic. I think you can train the little tyke to mess with your TT, though. My 19 mo. old runs up to my speakers and holds his hand out and say 'no tow' because I taught him...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By 19Hz
I also prefer floorstanders to bookshelves, but...

I also prefer floorstanders to bookshelves, but if your room isn't too big and you don't mind stands, I suggest you check out the wharfdale 9.1 ($350 retail) Just bought a pair for my dad's bedroom,...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-13-2006, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,811
Posted By 19Hz
seriously. do it.

seriously. do it.
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,593
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by Jim85IROC Now...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim85IROC
Now who's dodging questions? What makes a "high end" solid state amp sound different than a low end unit? I want technical details. How does one amplifier...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-13-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,811
Posted By 19Hz
Hehe. Well it's not for everyone, there are...

Hehe. Well it's not for everyone, there are certainly pros and cons, but vinyl is FUN.

If you have an old record collection in your basement, I highly suggest you source yourself a TT (nice entry...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-12-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,578
Posted By 19Hz
yeah it sounds like you've already figured this...

yeah it sounds like you've already figured this out, but 128Kbs sounds like ass, on a nice system. You may want to try apples lossless codec, if you have disc space :)
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-12-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,783
Posted By 19Hz
check audiogon for the brands I mentioned above....

check audiogon for the brands I mentioned above. You probably will have to go maybe $50 higher but it's worth it.

Oh and does your receiver have a phono stage? If not, you'll need to tack on...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-12-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,783
Posted By 19Hz
I agree with gotsan, I love to listen to both. ...

I agree with gotsan, I love to listen to both.

Check out vinyl engine (http://www.vinylengine.com/phpBB2/index.php) for ways in which (vinyl fans at least) some people think vinyl is superior.
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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-11-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by gillcup Given...

Quote:
Originally Posted by gillcup
Given that your signature is "If it's worth doing, It's worth doing right." you really might consider getting a better turntable/cartidge. I don't have any...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-11-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
I ended up getting a Cambridge 540D. I used my...

I ended up getting a Cambridge 540D. I used my old reciever as a trade in and got a floor model, so I got it for $200 :)
I gave up SACD capability, but so far I'm very happy with it for DVD...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-04-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By 19Hz
exactly

exactly
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-04-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By 19Hz
um..this is probably a dumb question right here,...

um..this is probably a dumb question right here, but what is the point of remastering a 16/44 CD at a higher resolution? You're not getting anymore information than what is there to begin with,...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-30-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by TurboFC3S I...

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Originally Posted by TurboFC3S
I assume you mean 2910

I've seen the guts of both. I'm basing that opinion on seeing the components used in both units ... the 2900 is simply 'better'. The...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-30-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by TurboFC3S There...

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Originally Posted by TurboFC3S
There are a ton of great options out there for $400 or under, if you're willing to buy used. I've seen Denon 3910's for that price on Audiogon before. Denon...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-30-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by govner also--did...

Quote:
Originally Posted by govner
also--did you check this one out:

http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pn..._35168,00.html...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-30-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
So what about the 2910? I wonder how it's CD...

So what about the 2910? I wonder how it's CD playback would match up against say the NAD 542..
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-29-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
you still didn't explain why you don't like the...

you still didn't explain why you don't like the cambridge,pio, or oppo options....
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-29-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
I think that's a valid question, Steve O. I'm...

I think that's a valid question, Steve O. I'm not convinced I need DVD-A or SACD capability (less so SACD since it's orphaned) But I thought I could kill two birds with one stone (get rid of my...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-29-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
Can you explain your comments please? How the...

Can you explain your comments please? How the cambridge doesn't handle bass management right? and the eh? in regards to the oppo and pioneer?
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-29-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
hmm.. I had dismissed the Oppo because I thought...

hmm.. I had dismissed the Oppo because I thought I read that it's audio performance was subpar, but looking through the reviews it seems as though it may be as good as either of the other two I'm...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   11-29-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,133
Posted By 19Hz
My 10yr old yamaha cd changer is dying, and my...

My 10yr old yamaha cd changer is dying, and my Toshiba DVD player is way too noisy to use as a CD player. So I need a CD player, but I'm also interested in being able to play DVD-A and SACD. I have...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 14,636
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by Alimentall ...

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Originally Posted by Alimentall
Soundstage is one of the biggest changes as the volume goes up, even a little bit. The side wall reflections become more prominent. Not trying to ruin your...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By 19Hz
totally worth checking out, imo

totally worth checking out, imo
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 13,288
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by rynberg ...

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Originally Posted by rynberg
Considerably less quality and authority eh? Got the data to prove it? I have 4 6.5" woofers with a 40Hz-ish tune in a good-sized tower. I could have Paradigm...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By 19Hz
Quote: Originally Posted by whoaru99 ...

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Originally Posted by whoaru99
Download Room Eq Wizard. It's free and does the frequency sweep and response plotting thing using a microphone and your computer sound card.

There is...
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