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Offline deadhead

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New Member from New Jersey
« on: January 06, 2020, 07:35:36 AM »
Hello everyone,

New to this forum.  I've been involved in this hobby off and on since the mid 70's.  My latest system was built after hurricane Irene flooded my house and took my "forever" system with it.  I have an Oppo 205 modded by Dan Wright, Don Sachs amp and pre amp, and am waiting for a pair of Spatial Audio X3's to be delivered.
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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2020, 08:01:37 AM »
Hi Deadhead,
Welcome to Audio Nervosa.  Hope you find our little corner of the audiophile world to your liking. 

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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2020, 08:58:35 AM »
Hi deadhead,
Welcome to the forum and enjoy.
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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2020, 10:22:31 AM »
Howdy!

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New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2020, 01:49:40 PM »

A warm welcome to Audio Nervosa.

Guy 13
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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2020, 03:36:25 PM »
Welcome to AN, Jeff.

How's that DS gear treating your ears? [I love mine!]

Michael

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dB Audio Labs Tranquility SE DAC w/Jupiter Caps
Don Sachs Model 2
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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2020, 05:17:54 PM »
Hey Michael,

It's just great.  I looked at Lou's speakers before deciding on the Spatials.  Don ordered a pair of X5's for himself but the conversation with Dan Wright was what convinced me.  He demo's with Daedalus and Spatial and said it's dependent on the technology that appeals to me but I couldn't go wrong either way. 

Are you still loving yours?

Jeff

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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2020, 05:37:56 PM »
Jeff,

"Are you still loving yours?"

My Apollos? Oh, yeah. They're marvelous. I've told my son he'll inherit them once I pass away - not that I'm in a hurry or anything! I figure I have another 25 years or so.

I haven't heard any of the Spatial Audio speakers, but I imagine they're great sounding. For the longest time, WAF has prevented my choosing OB speakers. Heck, just getting her to accept big speakers such as the Apollos in our living room was a multi-year 'conversation'. She eventually relented, but still periodically reminds me how disruptive they are to 'her' living room. 

Let us know how the X3s sound.
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Daedalus Audio Apollos; Fritz Loudspeakers LS/5-R
SW1X DAC III STD
dB Audio Labs Tranquility SE DAC w/Jupiter Caps
Don Sachs Model 2
Don Sachs Kootenay 120 KT88; Nuprime ST-10
TWL loom
PI Audio UberBUSS, DigiBUSS, Uber-MiniBUSS
PI Audio USB cable
Mac Mini

Offline Barry (NJ)

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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2020, 08:07:56 AM »
Welcome to AN from a fellow Jerseyite ;)

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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2020, 08:11:33 AM »
P.S. not a "deadhead", but I'd seen a fair number of shows back in the 80's and have some Dead on Vinyl and CD.
May even have a show or 2 stashed away on Cassette, just not sure how I'd play 'em if I found 'em ;)

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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2020, 09:29:25 AM »
Welcome to the gang!!
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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2020, 02:58:18 PM »
P.S. not a "deadhead", but I'd seen a fair number of shows back in the 80's and have some Dead on Vinyl and CD.
May even have a show or 2 stashed away on Cassette, just not sure how I'd play 'em if I found 'em ;)

I still have a working cassette deck if you ever get the itch....

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Re: New Member from New Jersey
« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2020, 12:46:08 PM »
I still have a working cassette deck if you ever get the itch....

Hmmm... May have to look for them now ;)