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It all depends on the speaker.
Thanks for the info. If most electrostat. speakers are this way I'll have to scratch them off my potential purchase list because of my kitties.
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That's cute.

Just wait. First you will have to get the speed ball upgrade. Then you will end up replacing all your resistors and caps with higher grade ones. Then you will get much better and far more expensive tubes.

Then you will realize that there are better amps out there in the world. tongue.gif

Good luck. You'll need it.

Ahah! I already have the speedball upgrade, the 24-step attenuator for volume and the Tung Sol 5998 that people rate fairly highly so if I use jedi mind tricks on myself I should be able to delude myself into thinking I'm totally set with this combo biggrin.gif .

Jokes aside I'm pretty set with this (provided it doesn't go kaput like the Valhalla did) and I know that if I want to really step up I'm looking at a much more expensive system (DAC, amp, headphones). Its the same reason I haven't touched my speaker setup: the next step up will require more expensive matching speaker series and a bigger amp to drive them.

Besides, I now want a new monitor so audio gear should be right to stay still for a while biggrin.gif . Hmm... a bit late now to be questioning why I fell in love with such an expensive pair of hobbies (audio and PCs) tongue.gif .
   
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It all depends on the speaker.

Nah, I want the little guy to be curious. Yes he will get shocked along the way but that will happen without actively pursuing it. He doesn't stick his fingers into computer fans anymore. To be fair the fans in question are on an external radiator without grills. I guess that is shame on me.
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Ahah! I already have the speedball upgrade, the 24-step attenuator for volume and the Tung Sol 5998 that people rate fairly highly so if I use jedi mind tricks on myself I should be able to delude myself into thinking I'm totally set with this combo biggrin.gif .

Jokes aside I'm pretty set with this (provided it doesn't go kaput like the Valhalla did) and I know that if I want to really step up I'm looking at a much more expensive system (DAC, amp, headphones). Its the same reason I haven't touched my speaker setup: the next step up will require more expensive matching speaker series and a bigger amp to drive them.

Besides, I now want a new monitor so audio gear should be right to stay still for a while biggrin.gif . Hmm... a bit late now to be questioning why I fell in love with such an expensive pair of hobbies (audio and PCs) tongue.gif .


AH but do you have upgraded output caps.
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AH but do you have upgraded output caps.

I see you have updated your location to Seattle. That is where I grew up. Beautiful in the summer, but you couldn't pay me to live there the rest of the year.
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Alright guys, here is the jist.

I need two more people for Spotify Premium. You get to keep your account, I Caenlen, will be the master account holder (no I can't view your stuff, you still have full privacy) I contacted SPotify Support today and asked if I can pay for the full year up front for Spotify Family Plan and they said yes with an ecard, so here is the deal, $32 for a full year of Spotify Premium, you get to keep your account (confirmed by spotify support).

If you want in, shoot me a PM, I only have two slots left. If you PM'd me in the past, I will be PM'ing you shortly to see if your still in. I will need the full $32 at end of week as I plan to do this all Friday night, cause I have no life like that. tongue.gif

Again full year paid up front, and full privacy. $2.67 a month is what it comes out to.

FOR THOSE THAT JOIN SPOTIFY PREMIUM: go to edit: preferences: check that high quality streaming is turned on green, and scroll down to advanced settings, and uncheck keep the volume same level for all songs. and in windows settings, right click your audio device and select disable all enhancements. cheers mates.
    
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AH but do you have upgraded output caps.

Nah no aftermarket output caps smile.gif . I've seen photos of Cracks where the caps were the size of deodorant cans. What do the aftermarket caps do for the sound?
   
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Nah no aftermarket output caps smile.gif . I've seen photos of Cracks where the caps were the size of deodorant cans. What do the aftermarket caps do for the sound?

I can't resist... They make everything seem lighter, and airier.... Especially your wallet! tongue.gif
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I see you have updated your location to Seattle. That is where I grew up. Beautiful in the summer, but you couldn't pay me to live there the rest of the year.

Eh. We will see.

Honestly, I am the type of person who just does not care. As long as I get a decent job that matches my skill and can afford me rent, food, and a little bit extra for my retirement account, then I am pretty happy.

Now if it is 90+ degrees outside or 10 and below, THHHHEEEENNNNN we might have a problem.
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