Originally Posted by 7ryder
I've never bought anything from TUC, but I'm curious as to why folks in this thread are demanding measurements from TUC to substantiate that their mods sound better than stock.
Granted TUC is a bit less transparent about the details of the mods they are doing, but doing a quick look at Cullen Circuits, Reference Audio Mods and Modwright's sites, none of these companies provide measurements, yet people were quick to defend some of these modders when DS started slamming them.
So is it the consensus of this group that measurements tell the tale of how any product sounds and that all of the mod-houses (including those listed above) are selling snake oil if they can't/won't provide measurements? Or is there some other burr in people's britches regarding TUC when comparing them to the other electronics modifiers out there?
While I do not speaker for anyone else in this thread, I will say that the measurements are solely to discern if there are any audible differences at all (nothing to do with "better sound", as it is purely subjective and individual specific).
For a while now, no one ever knew what exactly TUC mods actually entailed. Not only was it unknown, but TUC placed very stringent applications to those who purchased their products that not only were they not allowed to discuss them, but even look for themselves which would void the 7 day trial and limited warranty (which is still unclear what is covered). The fact that we now know exactly what is done in terms of "modifications" raises even more suspicion of the claims made, not to mention the unconventional and aggressive promotion from some of TUC customers.
Another thing I think is important to mention, is that TUC states right on their website that they perform measurements and DBT. When asked to provide these results, we are told they are irrelevant and do not correlate to sound quality (which was never the argument since it is purely subjective unless you live by measurements alone).
Long story short, no one would be asking for them, if we were never told they existed in the first place.
Again, I speak for myself only.