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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #8: Born to suffer by Stitch on 2020-10-18 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: I think it is the end. in Site Support Forum  9 Replies 
Harry & Pearson rate the System .... ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #106: Silbatone by Stitch on 2019-05-20 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Aporia - Silbatone Acoustics speaker in Horn-Loaded Speakers  107 Replies 
In the link above the last show report sentence is' ...Folks ...this Stuff is un-believable 'The writer must be totally deaf. This demo was imo the worst in the last 5 or 6 years I had the chance to listen to. Static, cold reproduction.... Joe Robert...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #200: I guess in 10 years we'll get a million $ Turntable ... by Stitch on 2019-05-14 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"]Well, I know as now two people who ultimately familiar with Air Force 1 sound and have then on own possession for prolong time and both of them admitted that the Air Force 1 sound like shit and they were not able to get ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #192: TechDas AirForce Zero by Stitch on 2019-05-12 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
Had the chance for a Listening Demo and it really is one of the Ultimate TurntablesFrom sonics (excellent, way better than AF1), from technical solutions (really a lot of brain inside) and unfortunately ... from Price (400.000 USD)When I understood r...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #191: I have my doubts about big turntables. by Stitch on 2019-04-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
Yes. It depends on what someone wants (and what can follow)- i just want to listen to a record / musicThis can be done with a cheap Rega TurntableThe Problem starts, when you try a "Upgrade" , hear a difference and - now very dangerous- you ask yours...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #15: Audio Note Ginga Turntable by Stitch on 2019-04-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Audio Note new turntable and inflation in Analog Playback  14 Replies 
whoa, that Thread is from 2010...a lot of things changed ...A Trump for free or spending 90k for that tableI would choose the table(They use a Kondo labeled SME V Arm)Some Pics from that unit...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #188: Rolling the Dice by Stitch on 2019-04-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"]It is interesting that you call $30.000 plus dollars  "super expensive". A few days ago somebody sent me a link to a review of a new TechDAS  turntable with a price tag of $380.000.  I wonder what kind adjectives would you ...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #186: The Kiss of Death List by Stitch on 2019-04-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
Well, the Ultimate Turntable. I had the chance to listen to some personally. Most have one in common:Overrated and hyped from deaf "reviewers"And .... price tag has no direct comparison to sonic excellence ... or a lot of technical features which are...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #22: A bullet into the Head by Stitch on 2019-04-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Wilson Audio and the Moore's law in Audio News  23 Replies 
... what is the absolutely worst a manufacturer can do?To do something right.This business follows the simple marketing rules from selling carsEven, when done right ..."Yes, I know, it is a good car. But it is the old model"No feeding ruins the busin...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #83: Motor by Stitch on 2017-10-30 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Copper Mat on a Micro Seiki Gun Metal Platter in Analog Playback  112 Replies 
The motor can't hold the specs forever.  When you have drift it is time to replace some parts, a qualified technician will know what to do. You can find information in the web to open it correctly.The spindle needs some oil also (same for HS-80). You...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #78: AF-1 & so on .... by Stitch on 2017-10-29 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Copper Mat on a Micro Seiki Gun Metal Platter in Analog Playback  112 Replies 
[quote user="jam"]I would agree that the RX-5000 has some advantage to the SX-8000 and I put the differences down to mainly the air bearing and construction of the platter which will cause softness and a lack of focus (some people may like this). T...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #71: Correct Tonal Reproduction is King by Stitch on 2017-10-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Copper Mat on a Micro Seiki Gun Metal Platter in Analog Playback  112 Replies 
Well, I know these endless discussions about Seiki but after a while we all have to make a decision. Tuning? Better? Better than what? What is "I like it!"?When doing something - serious - it is mandatory to know what a correct tonal reproduction is....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #66: HS-80, Speed ... by Stitch on 2017-10-28 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Copper Mat on a Micro Seiki Gun Metal Platter in Analog Playback  112 Replies 
Well.....after reading this all, I can say, most is definitely phenomenal waste of time.I own HS-80 for many years and in my System I can easily hear the difference with or without it.Also is my speed stable, I check it from time to time with Timelin...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #176: Model III by Stitch on 2015-05-20 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Ultimate Turntable in Analog Playback  215 Replies 
The Manufacturer told me, the Model 3 has a lot of identical parts from Model 1 (Motor-management, Materials, Vacuum, Air bearing, Glass platter...) and they want to serve more customers, Price is 50% of Airforce Two.One of my friends owns the Airfor...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #35: PFB by Stitch on 2015-02-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The new G.I.P speakers. in Horn-Loaded Speakers  36 Replies 
[quote user="rowuk"] This guy is certainly trying...... What I have heard shows at least speakers that are very listenable [/quote]I listened to some of these "Designs" too and for me it is not only Pain For Brain, it is a pale joke. A Fart sounds...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #5: It all depends ... by Stitch on 2015-01-21 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The ultimate worst best things in audio. in Audio Discussions  8 Replies 
... on the (or your) kind of view. Some time ago I had a nice conversation with the marketing manager of a very exclusive and high priced Japanese Brand in a Exhibition Show. Of course, all talk about Sound, a bit more from this here, a bit less from...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #78: Joke of the Year? by Stitch on 2015-01-03 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Living Voice Loudspeaker in Horn-Loaded Speakers  80 Replies 
[quote user="ArmAlex"]Dear Stitch,I don't know if you've heard that system or not. But it was absolutely perfect in Munich 2014.HAPPY NEW YEAR.Armen[/quote]May I ask, what was perfect?The Woodwork?The price Tags?The weather?Come on, I've been there m...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #76: I had tears in my eyes.... by Stitch on 2015-01-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Living Voice Loudspeaker in Horn-Loaded Speakers  80 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] http://www.theaudiobeat.com/equipment/living_voice_vox_olympian_vox_elysian.htm [/quote].... after reading his product placement.[quote]These speakers rewrite the rules just as surely as they rearrange expectations. Th...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #11: Instead of ... by Stitch on 2014-11-15 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Who inherit Mocondo or another Mini-Me. in Site Support Forum  42 Replies 
.... the Fairy Tales of the Grimm Bothers you can use a bundle of Stereophile, or, when son still refuses to sleep....Positive Feedback should do the job finally.Congrats to all....

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #7: RIP by Stitch on 2014-11-07 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: About Harry Pearson legacy. in Audio News  9 Replies 
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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #1: Open Baffle Speaker Design by Stitch on 2014-08-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Open Baffle Speaker Design in Playback Listening  2 Replies 
In "High End" today we can see nearly every possible Design and obviously it seems that we find for EVERYTHING a fanatical Fangroup.Be it Tonearms made of Wood, or Plastic (of course it has a different, more important sounding name), multi speaker ch...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #17: The secrets of Lamm X-factor by Stitch on 2014-07-27 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Lamm introduced LL1 Signature Preamp… in Audio Discussions  19 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"]Briefly: a spatial expander is a mechanism of artificially creates spacious more sound. A spatial expander does not generate more realistic sound, but more pleasant sound. The spatial effects are accomplished by mixing into...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #15: Lamm LL1 Signature by Stitch on 2014-07-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Lamm introduced LL1 Signature Preamp… in Audio Discussions  19 Replies 
I listened to those some time ago. It was a full Lamm combo with ML3 + LP2 paired with Wilson Alexandria. This Doc from the WBF Forum never missed a second to tell the world how super this combination is. Above the holy grail. I found an owner with s...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Does anyone know. .... by Stitch on 2014-07-01 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Buzz/Kill, and The Most "Amazing" Sound at T.H.E. ... in Audio News  5 Replies 
[quote user="Paul S"]?.. but those aren't anything like the ones I'm "looking for", either. WTF. Anyone have any ideas? They might be German or Austrian...Paul S[/quote]Probably Wiener Lautsprecher Manufaktur (WLM) ....?...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #14: No way out by Stitch on 2014-06-27 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Estonian idiocy: Estelon in Audio News  15 Replies 
[quote user="Romy the Cat"] I do not know if that AVShowrooms person is an industry commodity or he is an armature wanna be a "journalist" . If he is an armature and it is his hobby to walk around  the showrooms and perform virtual blowjob  to each a...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #9: Women .... by Stitch on 2014-06-26 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Estonian idiocy: Estelon in Audio News  15 Replies 
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Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #3: Demo in Munich by Stitch on 2014-06-23 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: The Estonian idiocy: Estelon in Audio News  15 Replies 
Was in their Munich Demo without knowing that they are so expensive. For me it was a Demo like 20-30 others from sound reproduction. I am not sure, but I think, the Electronics was VITUS. Just one more demo with expensive un...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #9: Minus-K by Stitch on 2014-06-20 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Minusk: a new Vibraplan? in Audio Discussions  8 Replies 
I worked a little bit with those and I compared it to Vibraplane.The Minus-K are ok, they do a good job BUT they move very easily, they are very wobbly and based on that, you can only use them with center weight Turntables. And based on their size, w...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #48: KEITH MONKS "BreakTheMold" by Stitch on 2014-06-04 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: Sensible record cleaning: vinyl piranhas and record Vaseline in Analog Playback  53 Replies 
I heard from a cleaning fluid which was created from Keith Monks long time ago. It is available via Keith Monks Dealers. Did not try it, it is too expensive for me but who knows, maybe there are some fanatic washers here who are ready for the experim...

Read the Post in new Window Read the Post in Threaded view  Post #36: Sheep covered as Wolves by Stitch on 2014-06-02 
Browse the content of the threads in new Window  Thread: High End Munich 2014 impressions .... in Horn-Loaded Speakers  36 Replies 
Sometimes we have luck when we listen to a System and we can have the illusion of - more or less - pure music realism, but the majority of Systems are sophisticated hi-fi.Not enough, the more expensive the components are, the better dressed the sales...
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