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Old 12-09-2018, 04:10 PM
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Mark - the system looks awesome.....that’s a lot of cables to manage! Next time I’m up in your neck of the woods I’ll have to check it out since I’m close.

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Thanks Buck, you are always welcome!!!
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Old 12-12-2018, 04:11 PM
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Wow!! Simply amazing! I am sure they sound as good as they look.

Big congrats
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Old 12-12-2018, 07:41 PM
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Wow!! Simply amazing! I am sure they sound as good as they look.

Big congrats
Thank you...they sound better than they look! Sitting here amazed!!!
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Old 12-13-2018, 05:44 AM
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We’ll have to do a home and away trio listening session when I get my R1s up and running. Architects start next week, so stay tuned. We can even stay at my house near highlands as a base of operations (no audio there).
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Amplification > Accuphase A200 (2) / C3800 / C37
Sources > PS Audio DirectStream DAC > DirectStream Memory Player > Silenzio by -E- (via Roon/NAS) > Magnum-Dynalab > MD-108T SE / MD-205 > ClearAudio / Innovation / Universal > Lyra / Kleos
Speakers/Cables > TAD R-1 MKII > Verastarr Grand Illusion Statement Copper (1), Gold (1) // REL 212 SEs (2x)
Power > Accuphase PS 1230 (2) / 3 dedicated lines with PowerPorts
Foundation > Rix Rax > Hoodoo / Amp Stands > Stillpoints under as much as my bank account can then accommodate
IC/PC > Power // Verastarr Grand Illusion Statement HC, Grand Illusion Statement > ICs // Verastarr Grand Illusion Signature XLR > Digital // Verastarr Nemesis USB
Other > Audio Desk Systeme Vinyl Cleaner Pro

Rental (while the room is being built): Accuphase E650 replaces the C3800 and A200s. All of the other stuff above that's usable, except the turntable stuff. Using TAD CR-1s, rather than the R-1s.

Portables and Cans:

Cans > Sennheiser 800
IEMs > Westone W50, Bose QC20
Amplification > Auralic Taurus
Sources > Auralic Altair, Onkyo DP-X1
IC/SC/PC > Sennheiser Balanced / AQ Yukon XLRs / Shunyata Venom 3 (2) / Black Dragon Balanced


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Old 12-13-2018, 09:50 AM
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Road trip to Mark’s. I’ll bring the steaks!
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Old 12-13-2018, 09:56 AM
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^^^

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I'm in!! I'll bring the Canadian Whisky!!

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Old 12-13-2018, 02:43 PM
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Sounds great guys and I am in!

We can also grill like there's no tomorrow on this...

Highlands is 2 hours from here but we'll figure something out!

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Old 12-13-2018, 04:34 PM
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Congrats on the new speakers, Mark!

You didn't want to move those TAD units again so that's why you sold them, right?
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Old 12-13-2018, 06:28 PM
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Thank you Mike! That's not the reason at all...as mentioned previously, family events prompted the sale; other factors became apparent down the line !

Where I landed, I am extremely happy with!

Best compliment/statement about what I'm hearing after 350 hours of break-in and is thanks to these speakers and a cumulative system build with
the immense talents of Bill Dudleston at Legacy, David Elrod of Elrod Power systems, Caelin Gabriel at Shunyata, Kenji Hasegawa at Cybershaft
and of course the guys at Esoteric is this;

...Imagine the best headphone listening setup you could ever have, enveloping, great stereo and ambient/surround aspects perfectly portrayed as you hear every imaging nuance on each recording portrayed like the finest surround system there is...

...Imagine now that that same headphone listening experience is rock solid flat down to 16Hz and goes beyond and you feel every bass or sub-bass note as they were meant to be...

First time I've ever written this for any speaker or my system in general; that my friends is what I'm hearing.
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Old 12-14-2018, 02:10 PM
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It looks like there's a number of members here with some pretty nice setups who are within driving distance from Asheville. I might have to plan a tour of the area to visit everyone
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