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  1. musichal replied to the thread Headphones to replace speakers- in a dormitory!.

    You can read my opinion on the Hifiman HE-400i vs Sennheiser's HD58X here:...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 10:58 PM
  2. musichal liked Alobar's post in the thread Yamaha A-S500 reviews ?.

    Here is a test done in a lab on the AS/500's down in Australia. Of special interest is the distortion figures being even better than...

    Mar 22, 2019 at 9:58 AM
  3. musichal liked Alobar's post in the thread Yamaha A-S500 reviews ?.

    I'm running a pair of the 60wpc as301's, little sister to the 500/501 on the mid and HF drivers of a triamped system with a 170 wpc...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:41 PM
  4. musichal liked SuperLead100's post in the thread Yamaha A-S500 reviews ?.

    Well said! :thumbsup:

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:40 PM
  5. musichal replied to the thread Headphones to replace speakers- in a dormitory!.

    My choice would be, well, is, the planar magnetic HiFiman HE-400i, or its massdrop cousin, HE-4XX. $180 for the former, $170 the latter.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:40 PM
  6. musichal replied to the thread Unexpected Changes At The Barnyard. Or As The Worm Turns.

    Very attractive design, imo. And I love the bold display which looks as though it will be legible across the room.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:21 PM
  7. musichal liked Mister Pig's post in the thread Unexpected Changes At The Barnyard. Or As The Worm Turns.

    Earlier in the year at pig headquarters the command decision was made to order a new Sota Cosmos Gen 6 table. There was also a...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:17 PM
  8. musichal replied to the thread Yamaha A-S500 reviews ?.

    I agree as to power. I haven't tried it, and honestly don't think I need to given my experience with amplifiers, but feel certain that...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:11 PM
  9. musichal liked SuperLead100's post in the thread Yamaha A-S500 reviews ?.

    I find the 501 sounds very close in it's sound quality and overall natural sound compared to the CA series of amps; however, when it...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 8:28 PM
  10. musichal liked SuperLead100's post in the thread Yamaha A-S500 reviews ?.

    I traded my A-S500 for a pair of NS-690's; not because of sound quality, but because I still have an A-S501 and wanted a pair of 690's!...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 8:28 PM
  11. musichal liked sqlsavior's post in the thread Space: The Final Frontier - The Notes Not Played.

    Bruno Walter had the sense of anticipation absolutely mastered. [MEDIA] Wait for it!

    Mar 21, 2019 at 1:49 AM
  12. musichal liked Markoneswift's post in the thread I'm conflicted - is my system 'worth' a good turntable?.

    Yep will do. I've got my arm stripped down ready for the donor when it arrives. Just a matter of reconnecting the arm loom, secure the...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 10:34 AM
  13. musichal liked kirk57's post in the thread Space: The Final Frontier - The Notes Not Played.

    In the pop realm, the Police could be quite good with this. 'Walking on the Moon' seems to be more space than music Another obvious...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 10:30 AM
  14. musichal liked Old Guy8's post in the thread Space: The Final Frontier - The Notes Not Played.

    [ATTACH] Happened to be listening to "Ella and Louis" when reading post. Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis,...

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  15. musichal liked robert_kc's post in the thread Space: The Final Frontier - The Notes Not Played.

    Schumann - Träumerei, "Kinderszenen" No. 7 [MEDIA] Erik Satie - Gymnopédies No.1 [MEDIA] Claude Debussy: Clair de lune [MEDIA]...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 10:24 AM