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    DIY Roon streamer
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    Red Rose Classic
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  1. insider9

    What are you listening to right now?

    Kendl Winter - Stumbler's Business
  2. insider9

    What are you listening to right now?

    One before that... "You Won't Even Know I'm Gone" Just stunning, goosebumps for about 2 minutes out of 2 min 17 sec
  3. insider9

    What are you listening to right now?

    Good choice! Great album and it's got one of my favourite tracks this year. I'll let you guess which one.
  4. insider9

    What are you listening to right now?

    Lori McKenna - The Tree
  5. insider9

    What are you listening to right now?

    Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced
  6. insider9

    Hifi Clearout

    I bet Proac, Primare and Squuezebox would make a great system. Wish I had the funds. PM sent about cables.
  7. insider9

    Anyone know which MA model this is ?

    Excellent buy! I've tired to find out which model this could be. You're probably right about the age and the tweeter. They look like a more modern version of MA66. In regards to conversion these are likely 2.5 way. As long as your electronics allow you will be able to have them playing as a 2, 2.5 or even a 3-way. However you proceed it will be quite exciting
  8. insider9

    Active Crossover with DSP for dummies

    Excellent advice from Tony. I wouldn't worry about the mic as much. If the one you have works it's a bonus. If you can use one built into a laptop. It will not be accurate but that's not the point here. Working knowledge of REW is. Depending on your background and how much time you have available it may take weeks, but it could take months. It's a learning curve. Even once you know what a graph looks like it will take a while for you to understand what it sounds like. Actual conversion to active (removing crossovers, setting everything up) should take a few hours. If you know what you're doing. But perfecting it can take months. I would take it slow, experiment and don't be scared to ask. Don't be afraid to make mistakes either it's often the best way to learn.
  9. insider9

    Ethernet Cable for streaming

    Excellent, glad it's working for you.
  10. insider9

    Ethernet Cable for streaming

    How many CDs have you got? There's always Deezer Elite or it might now be called Hifi. It's also £20, unless you sign up via Sonos site and then it's only £15
  11. insider9

    Ethernet Cable for streaming

    That's how I see it too. Looking at things in isolation hardly works if sound quality is your goal. We truly don't understand fully what crap cables collect and how it impacts our hifi. I live in a detached property but could get WiFi from quite a few neighbours, however weak. Not to mention mobile phone reception, DAB and analogue radio, TV, NFC, Bluetooth. Can't see attaching any extra cables working as antennas as beneficial. But the existing ones already are. Neither can I see a benefit treating all cables as adequate and undamaged. No one ever improved anything with such attitude. Can there be an improvement? I don't know. I'm using standard cables. Nothing fancy. All I'm saying is we need people questioning things to get an improvement. Hardly ever a point saying "there can't be a difference." It's people who are curious and not afraid to ask often stupid questions that are rewarded. As a side note, I feel like people would be far mode sympathetic if you said the same about a vinyl based system. I'll be following this thread with a lot of interest. I'd be checking LAN cables myself if I didn't have any other audio commitments.
  12. insider9

    esoteric A3

    If it's in the same ballpark sonically as F-05 I'm currently testing this is a bargain.
  13. insider9

    What are you listening to right now?

    Immortal - Northern Chaos Gods
  14. insider9

    What are you listening to right now?

    Soundgarden - Badmotorfinger
  15. insider9

    Musical Fidelity KW500 Dual Mono Amp

    @profmathmatic Different rules over here than AV forums classifieds. PM the seller and discuss in private.