mjw21a's Recent Activity

  1. mjw21a replied to the thread Starting Point Systems DAC3.

    Yes, I'm running one in my secondary system downstairs which is perhaps the best match I've come across for that system. It's a very...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 11:21 PM
  2. mjw21a liked jcamero's post in the thread How do you listen to your system?.

    Lately, put on an album, close the door, shut off the lights, (at night), and just listen at low levels. The only light in my listening...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 6:07 AM
  3. mjw21a replied to the thread Wow. Yaqin MS-23B.

    Wow. That sounds like a fantastic idea. Almost wish I still had my MS23B still now.

    Apr 18, 2018 at 3:36 AM
  4. mjw21a replied to the thread Wow. Yaqin MS-23B.

    Raytheon is extremely full bodied and liquid sounding in this circuit. Plenty of definition and dynamics though definitely not warm like...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 2:20 AM
  5. mjw21a liked GSS61's post in the thread Lookinh for a cheap introduction into tube amps....

    An inexpensive way to check out the tube sound is to get a tube preamp/buffer and run your DAC output through it and into your current...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 4:45 PM
  6. mjw21a replied to the thread Wow. Yaqin MS-23B.

    Try a pair of Raytheon Black Plate 12AX7 in there. It's the perfect tube for an unmodified Yaqin MS23B. If you ever want to improve...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 3:56 PM
  7. mjw21a liked Ojamajoe's post in the thread Hi new here. Question..

    Styli are easy to get for these, and replacement cartridges if necessary. I usually test the changer with a few junk records, to see...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 3:47 PM
  8. mjw21a liked Anadmai's post in the thread Hi new here. Question..

    TBH, I’m not overly concerned with what it’s worth. It’s a good looking piece of furniture and from what I see, it’s in good shape....

    Apr 17, 2018 at 3:46 PM
  9. mjw21a replied to the thread How do you listen to your system?.

    Middle of the couch is the sweet spot so that's where I sit when music is playing. Music sounds plenty loud at conversation levels...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 8:00 AM
  10. mjw21a replied to the thread Phono Stage Recommendations under $500.

    The Realistic 42-2109 and 42-2101 phono stages are amazingly good with caps changed to Vishays. Put your money into a decent SUT like a...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 5:26 AM
  11. mjw21a replied to the thread The Valab LCR-1 Phono Stage Arrived Today..

    PM sent :)

    Apr 16, 2018 at 1:02 AM
  12. mjw21a replied to the thread The Valab LCR-1 Phono Stage Arrived Today..

    A mate of mine has rips I've done with my ART9 + Valab LCR-1 if anyone is interested in hearing how the stage sounds. I'm not sure if...

    Apr 15, 2018 at 9:51 PM
  13. mjw21a liked bimasta's post in the thread The Valab LCR-1 Phono Stage Arrived Today..

    Looking forward to your reports as it breaks in more. By the way, I've heard pretty widespread rumors Miss Piggy from the Muppets has...

    Apr 15, 2018 at 9:39 PM
  14. mjw21a replied to the thread DAC importance.

    Heck, I've found that in most cases an external DAC sounds better.... Providing the DAC is matched to the system. My main system...

    Apr 15, 2018 at 4:55 PM
  15. mjw21a liked Paolomusic's post in the thread Chinese amps?.

    Last I saw a pair of Boston acoustic 100. For 39 us,idid check it at ebay the price gores at 59 bucks .then I give up,they snice looking...

    Apr 15, 2018 at 1:35 AM