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by madaboutlawns
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Showcase
Topic: System Pics
Replies: 13
Views: 3707

Re: System Pics

Does the marble beneath each speaker have much of an impact on sound quality?
I presume it stops some of the vibration from the speaker traveling into the floor?
by madaboutlawns
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Music
Topic: What did you listen to tonight?
Replies: 8958
Views: 633160

Re: What did you listen to tonight?

I've got an old A.F.D. With the explicit artwork.
Picked it up the second I saw it.
by madaboutlawns
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Showcase
Topic: System Pics
Replies: 13
Views: 3707

Re: System Pics

Great system Joe, the white looks fantastic.
Love the arm on the dec, I might upgrade to black cart one day.
by madaboutlawns
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Dali Epicon 6
Replies: 12
Views: 2641

Re: Dali Epicon 6

That's an excellent write up on your new Epicon 6's Joe. I'm a little biased towards Dali, I've got the opticon 8's and a full set of zensors on surround sound duties. Although not very good, I've been having a piano lesson each week for the past 5 years. I've got 3 from a digital yamaha clavinova a...
by madaboutlawns
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Technical Queries
Topic: StreamX and radio
Replies: 12
Views: 1919

Re: StreamX and radio

I've not looked at updating my firmware yet but I bought my stream xp2 sig it was supposed to have the latest update installed. My cadence app has internet radio, it says it's not Tunein, but it works great. I have Tunein on another system and the cyrus internet radio app works just as well. How do ...
by madaboutlawns
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oops, all gone,Goodbye Cyrus
Replies: 17
Views: 3620

Re: Goodbye to Cyrus (Almost) Me too

Hi Clive,

After a few weeks of listening to your new equipment.
What are your thoughts so far?
by madaboutlawns
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bel Canto VBS v Bel Canto VBL
Replies: 10
Views: 1463

Re: Bel Canto VBS v Bel Canto VBL

So, what is a VBS and a VBL?

I see the bel canto stuff on here quite a lot, the model numbers confuse me.

I see that the VBS is virtual battery supply but I can't seem to find much about the VBL

I also get a bit confused about the dacs, they have numbers like 3.7.
by madaboutlawns
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?
Replies: 67
Views: 7541

Re: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?

Just been looking around the site at peoples systems. It's amazing that even though I think I've spent quite a bit on a great system. Some people on here have spent more than that on a pair of speakers or a dac or a cd player. I've reached a level where I'm really happy, I wonder when I'll feel the ...
by madaboutlawns
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?
Replies: 67
Views: 7541

Re: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?

You guys have been a great help. It's easy now with hind sight to see that my problem was based around system matching. To the uninitiated, most amps will seem pretty much all the same. If anybody ever reads this thread that's thinking about amps, take note that your speaker driving requirements nee...
by madaboutlawns
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: The Park Bench
Topic: ENGLAND for VICTORY
Replies: 6
Views: 1415

Re: ENGLAND for VICTORY

It’s looking promising after watching Russia vs Croatia.
Croatia were the stronger team.
There are still a couple of great teams in the other leg of the competition.

With a little luck, who knows?
by madaboutlawns
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?
Replies: 67
Views: 7541

Re: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?

Having now completed a side by side test of the stereo 200 and x300sig with the sane system and the same speakers.

I can say that all the talk about differences in amps etc do exist.

It would be nice one day to listen to the stereo 200 with some speakers that are not so difficult to drive.
by madaboutlawns
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?
Replies: 67
Views: 7541

Re: Stereo 200 turning off at volume, more power? x300 sig?

What a journey. I’ve just started to re-read all the post in this thread, starting at the beginning. I’m reading on my phone, so not read all of them yet. It’s interesting that I started out with only a pair of speakers and then I started to pick bits up. The cxn streamer and stereo 200 were the fir...
by madaboutlawns
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: What did you listen to tonight?
Replies: 8958
Views: 633160

Re: What did you listen to tonight?

The best of Guns N Roses

I forgot how good they sound, even at times how chilled out they are.
Slash is great on the guitar
by madaboutlawns
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm running Everything On Batteries, Power supply
Replies: 21
Views: 2433

Re: I'm running Everything On Batteries, Power supply

I've checking with the sellers and manufacturers of my inverter, to make sure it's specked right. Turns out that it's a pure sinewave inverter. Just the sort I need. It's been designed with very low distortion to replicate mains energy. As opposed to a modified inverter that that will destroy your l...
by madaboutlawns
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Cyrus Streamers: Technical Queries
Topic: 24 bit Streaming Help
Replies: 9
Views: 2073

Re: 24 bit Streaming Help

I think you've summed it up perfectly. There's a mixture of things to consider. The original mastering, the format capabilities. I've only just started getting into vinyl again. I've been collecting loads of great albums on vinyl, I've been looking at cat numbers on vinyl to find out what edition it...