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Offline SteveZ

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Hi from NC
« on: February 15, 2022, 08:23:42 AM »
Ive been interested in 2 channel stereo equipment and sound since the early 70s. Im on the older side of young. Someone on the Audiogon forum linked this site and said it was a nice place to post. Thanks for the opportunity to join! I noticed several members listed their devices. Is that the norm for this site?

Regards to all,
Steve
McIntosh C31V Preamp
McIntosh MC2155 power amp
Rotel RC-980bx Preamp
McIntosh MC 2002 power amp
BlueSound Node 2I streamer
Denafrips Ares2 Dac
Fluance RT-85 / Ortofon 2M Blue
ADS L710, ADS L780
GR Research XLS Encores

Offline Nick B

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2022, 10:21:19 AM »
Ive been interested in 2 channel stereo equipment and sound since the early 70s. Im on the older side of young. Someone on the Audiogon forum linked this site and said it was a nice place to post. Thanks for the opportunity to join! I noticed several members listed their devices. Is that the norm for this site?

Regards to all,
Steve

Hi Steve. Its great to have you here!  Yes, its fine if you post what devices you have. I enjoy seeing what the guys use and its been very helpful in me upgrading my gear and cables.
Nick
Van Alstine SET 120 Control Amp
Supratek Chardonnay preamp
Fritz Carrera 7 BE speakers
Border Patrol SEi dac
iFi Zen Stream & Mojo Audio lps
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Roon, Tidal, Qobuz
PI Audio UberBUSS

Offline dflee

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2022, 06:50:16 PM »
 Fellow NCer here.
Good place to hang your hat.
Welcome and look forward to hearing from you.

Don
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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2022, 07:42:10 PM »
Thanks much, Don. I look forward to participating.
McIntosh C31V Preamp
McIntosh MC2155 power amp
Rotel RC-980bx Preamp
McIntosh MC 2002 power amp
BlueSound Node 2I streamer
Denafrips Ares2 Dac
Fluance RT-85 / Ortofon 2M Blue
ADS L710, ADS L780
GR Research XLS Encores

Offline tmazz

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2022, 09:30:48 PM »
Hey, another McIntosh guy.  8)

Welcome aboard Steve.  :thumb:
Remember, it's all about the music........

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Offline mdconnelly

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2022, 10:27:39 AM »
SteveZ - another NC guy here.   In fact, much of AudioNervosa originated with a bunch of guys here in NC (among others) back in early 2007 if I recall correctly.  Pretty sure Nick B has been around since those days as well.  Where in NC are you?    I'm in Durham.
« Last Edit: February 17, 2022, 10:34:14 AM by mdconnelly »

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2022, 12:26:49 PM »
SteveZ - another NC guy here.   In fact, much of AudioNervosa originated with a bunch of guys here in NC (among others) back in early 2007 if I recall correctly.  Pretty sure Nick B has been around since those days as well.  Where in NC are you?    I'm in Durham.


Yes, Mike. Since 2-11-2007. Happy to be here  :thumb:
Van Alstine SET 120 Control Amp
Supratek Chardonnay preamp
Fritz Carrera 7 BE speakers
Border Patrol SEi dac
iFi Zen Stream & Mojo Audio lps
Wywires Silver cables & Audio Envy power cords
Roon, Tidal, Qobuz
PI Audio UberBUSS

Offline mdconnelly

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2022, 12:43:52 PM »
Nick!  You beat me by 3 days.   Do you remember how you first heard about AudioNervosa?  (and were you part of the crew that got a AN t-shirt?)

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2022, 02:41:56 PM »
Welcome.  We're a small site, but that also make us a family.  Glad you're with us. 
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Offline Nick B

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2022, 06:54:40 PM »
Nick!  You beat me by 3 days.   Do you remember how you first heard about AudioNervosa?  (and were you part of the crew that got a AN t-shirt?)

Hi Mike,
So it appears I have seniorityby 3 days??   I checked over at AC and I registered there on 7-252005. So Im pretty sure that I found out about AN through AC. Ive been over at Agon for quite a while as well. Cant get logged in right now to check the exact date.
As to that T-shirt, no I didnt get one. I think Richidoo was part of the original founding group.
Nick
Van Alstine SET 120 Control Amp
Supratek Chardonnay preamp
Fritz Carrera 7 BE speakers
Border Patrol SEi dac
iFi Zen Stream & Mojo Audio lps
Wywires Silver cables & Audio Envy power cords
Roon, Tidal, Qobuz
PI Audio UberBUSS

Offline mdconnelly

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2022, 09:21:16 AM »
Yep.  Rich (Richidoo), Carl (Carlman) and a number of others were all part of that early effort.  If I remember correctly, it was Carl that first put up the AudioNervosa forums back in early 2007.   A number of us knew each other from local audio G2Gs here in the RTP area of NC and just saw a need for something better so along came AudioNervosa.  I'm sure word spread via numerous other forums such as AC, Agon & AudioAsylum.  Didn't take long for a number of other big contributors to jump in.   The t-shirts and current site branding came about in late 2010/early 2011 I believe. 

Nick, can't believe we've been here for 15 years and thank you for carrying the torch!   I'm not sure it gives us seniority, but perhaps more than a bit of senility?  :rofl:   I'm mostly just an occasional lurker here these days but still enjoy the visit.  A lot of good people here that have kept AN an engaging and hostile-free place to spend time.

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2022, 10:54:11 AM »
I joined in Oct 2011.
Where's my dang t-shirt.
Looking at Steve's outfit, he should fit in here nicely.

Don
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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2022, 10:10:00 PM »
Guys, just to set the record straight, nobody "got" one of the AN tee shirts. Carl had them made up back in the spring of 2011 as thank you gift for people who made donations to help cover operating costs of the site.

https://www.audionervosa.com/index.php?topic=3109.0

Don, you just missed it by a couple of months. :(
Remember, it's all about the music........

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Sunfire True SW Super Jr (2)
McIntosh MC 275
ARC SP-9
VPI HW-19 Mk IV/SDS/SME IV/Soundsmith Carmen Mk II ES
Pro-Ject Pre Box S2 DAC/Rasp Pi Roon Endpoint
DigiBuss/TWL PC&USB/MIT Cables

Offline Nick B

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2022, 11:59:53 PM »
Guys, just to set the record straight, nobody "got" one of the AN tee shirts. Carl had them made up back in the spring of 2011 as thank you gift for people who made donations to help cover operating costs of the site.

https://www.audionervosa.com/index.php?topic=3109.0

Don, you just missed it by a couple of months. :(

If anybody has some pics of the T-shirt, Id appreciate it if you would post them. Would be fun to see  :D
Van Alstine SET 120 Control Amp
Supratek Chardonnay preamp
Fritz Carrera 7 BE speakers
Border Patrol SEi dac
iFi Zen Stream & Mojo Audio lps
Wywires Silver cables & Audio Envy power cords
Roon, Tidal, Qobuz
PI Audio UberBUSS

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Re: Hi from NC
« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2022, 09:08:31 AM »
Looks like the images were up in Carl's first post but no longer there.    I also posted images in this post:

https://www.audionervosa.com/index.php?topic=3109.msg38164#msg38164

Sadly, it seems those images got lost somewhere along the way.   I'll see if I can scrounge them up somewhere.