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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-13-2017, 09:25 PM
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Posted By mdrums
Got my Schiit Saga pre and Mani phono....been...

Got my Schiit Saga pre and Mani phono....been listening the last few days and everything is working great!
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-03-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By mdrums
I wish Apple Music would go Hi-Rez or CD quality...

I wish Apple Music would go Hi-Rez or CD quality files.

I had Spotify for about a year but while driving around I seemed to use Apple Music more. Just seemed easier and more convenient I guess.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-01-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By mdrums
I ordered the Schiit Saga Preamp and Schiit Mani...

I ordered the Schiit Saga Preamp and Schiit Mani Phono Stage yesterday. Got an email today that my order shipped.

After much reading around and then finding 2 work colleagues that have Schiit gear...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-25-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,096
Posted By mdrums
Interesting you mention Golden Ear Tritons. I...

Interesting you mention Golden Ear Tritons. I wandered in a local independent HT shop last week and they were showing a guy the Triton 2. These were set up out on the sales floor...middle of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By mdrums
Both great amps for sure but I am partial to...

Both great amps for sure but I am partial to McIntosh. I just demo'd McIntosh amps with Martin Logan speakers at the local Magnolia store...super nice combo. McIntosh seems to have the headroom which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By mdrums
Bringing up an old thread here sort of...but as a...

Bringing up an old thread here sort of...but as a McIntosh fan and owner myself...I really would not spend the money on a McIntosh amp for Atmos ceiling speakers. All you really need is to go over to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-25-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,096
Posted By mdrums
I'm not even using Audyssey for home theater use...

I'm not even using Audyssey for home theater use hardly anymore.

I have 2 HT systems in my house. 1 dedicated room with McIntosh amps, Marantz AV processor and Klipsch Ref7 speakers, front...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-24-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By mdrums
Thanks Snowmanick....While I am attached to the...

Thanks Snowmanick....While I am attached to the Emotiva $299 pre am and all it does I am very curious about Schiit Audio plus the Made in USA appeals to me IF it is good product. Schiit seems to get...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-23-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By mdrums
Makes sense Kalini....I'm going to look into your...

Makes sense Kalini....I'm going to look into your suggestions.

I've also been think of getting some, from there outboard phono pre...I was just looking at the ifi phono pres and a few others.
...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-22-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By mdrums
Well no comments or advice...maybe not the...

Well no comments or advice...maybe not the product for me...I found out that Schiit pre amps do not have a phono section in them...bummer
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-21-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By mdrums
Pre-amp for office system Schiit Audio??

Looking for a cool 2ch desktop type of pre-amp to run my MacBook Pro with DragonFly DAC, Denon 5900 sacd/dvd audio/ and Technics 1200 turntable through.

I have JBL LSR305 self powered speakers.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 193,930
Posted By mdrums
I don't mind using cable boxes...because we use...

I don't mind using cable boxes...because we use the DVR function of these boxes a lot. So has anyone compared the picture/sound quality difference between Verizon/Frontier Fios vs Brighthouse Cable...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-07-2016, 09:35 AM
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Views: 466,517
Posted By mdrums
Tell ya what...if you have a cable toner and can...

Tell ya what...if you have a cable toner and can come to Tampa and tone out my roof antenna at the switch in the attic to each TV in the house from the switch and tone out the cable box in my HT room...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-07-2016, 08:14 AM
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Views: 466,517
Posted By mdrums
Just got this 75" TV installed in my living...

Just got this 75" TV installed in my living room/den. This is our regular everyday tv to watch tv shows, sports and so forth. I plugged in Austin Jerry's settings (Thanks Jerry!) and am living with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-07-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 193,930
Posted By mdrums
With Frontier FiOS I am now getting audio drop...

With Frontier FiOS I am now getting audio drop outs. Some are just a second long some are up to 30 seconds to a minute. My wife says that when she goes down a channel and then back up that usually...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 193,930
Posted By mdrums
I've been thinking about dumping Frontier FiOS...

I've been thinking about dumping Frontier FiOS due to some issues as they are hard to deal with in getting updated modem and lately lots of audio drop outs.

I was going to go with Brighthouse but...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-21-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By mdrums
Thanks mdavej for the reply. Since TV's are in a...

Thanks mdavej for the reply. Since TV's are in a room and gear is in a closet for the Den and Bedroom systems and Home Theater is in another part of the house I am thinking my simplest and probably...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-20-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By mdrums
Thanks for the reply's... Yes simple systems for...

Thanks for the reply's... Yes simple systems for sure...i have 3 iPads sitting around doing nothing and have wondered if there is something simple...I mean simple as I'm not a computer type of...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-19-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By mdrums
I have no idea how these would compare. The...

I have no idea how these would compare.

The pads are in great condition, the leather is not cracked and in really great condition. You can buy new pads for these I found out on head fi though
Forum: Audio Gear   07-18-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By mdrums
FS: STAX SR-84 Lamda Earphone System

Selling my Stax SR-84 Electrostatic Earspeakers, Amp with Extension Cable.

Stax SRD-4 Amp
Stax SR-80 Eletrostat Ear Speakers
Stax Extension Cable

Everything is original in original box and I...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-18-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By mdrums
Remote Suggestions PLEASE

I had a lot of hope for Savant when I 1st heard about it back last fall.

Then this weekend I saw the Savant at Best Buy Magnolia. I asked the guys about it and they seemed like they did't know...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-18-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,568
Posted By mdrums
I had a lot of hope for Savant when I 1st heard...

I had a lot of hope for Savant when I 1st heard about it back last fall. I signed up for email reports and even asked to be a beta tester...nothing...nada...zilch from them.

Then this weekend I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By mdrums
I've been using a Audioquest Dragonfly with my...

I've been using a Audioquest Dragonfly with my Macbook Pro for years...works, no issues, sounds great.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 322,080
Posted By mdrums
The 4100 now is around $799...im comparing it to...

The 4100 now is around $799...im comparing it to a Pioneer vsx90 $699. Pro's and Cpn's between these 2 AVR's?

This is for my bedroom system but also will run the pool tv and speakers. Want tp...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-02-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,542
Posted By mdrums
I have Klipsch RF7's too and use a Marantz 8801...

I have Klipsch RF7's too and use a Marantz 8801 for my processor. I've have McIntosch CX136 and Integra 80.3 processors in this system. My amp is a McIntosh 7ch 200 watt per channel amp forget the...
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