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Getting Itchy ???
« on: May 09, 2020, 12:53:57 PM »
  Being locked down has me thinking of some sort of change to the system. 300B Amps ? Cart ? Room Treatment ? Anyone else itching ?


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Offline Barry (NJ)

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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2020, 04:29:40 PM »
Sadly, this sheltering hasn't really done anything for my disposable income :D
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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2020, 06:08:51 PM »
Well, I'm thinking of upgrading my DAC, and ordering the latest version of D Sachs Model 2 preamp.

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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2020, 05:37:14 AM »
Hey Rollo
I feel ya!
I've been listening more now than ever so yes I did get itchy.
Upgraded my LTA Microzotl MZ2 to the preamp which is essentially the MZ3 in a full size box .
Also picked up a pair of Tungsol black 6sn7s  round plates for it.
Very happy. Money well spent
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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2020, 05:38:34 AM »
Sadly, this sheltering hasn't really done anything for my disposable income :D

Hey Barry!
Hope your situation improves soon.

BTW, you look like a serial killer in that picture. :lol:



So, where did you hide the bodies, Barry?
« Last Edit: May 10, 2020, 05:43:02 AM by Emil »
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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2020, 06:34:57 AM »
Hey Barry!
Hope your situation improves soon.

BTW, you look like a serial killer in that picture. :lol:



So, where did you hide the bodies, Barry?

LOL! Hey Emil, my situation isn't bad, just didn't really get any better ;) Everyone is home safe. I'm working from home, my daughter is teaching her 3rd graders via Zoom meetings, my son finishing up his sophomore year at Rutgers remotely, and my wife is keeping us all well fed and the house tidy :)

I hope all's well with you and yours!

And well, it was the first time I'd ever cut my own hair, here's the before pic :D


quarantine_20200414 by Barry, on Flickr

P.S. It's also the selfie thing, my daughter took the pic of me with hair, I took the other myself, and I seem to have to concentrate too hard when I take a selfie :D
« Last Edit: May 10, 2020, 06:39:01 AM by Barry (NJ) »
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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2020, 04:47:23 PM »
Sorry fellas.  Barry looks like the serial killer in the before picture not the after one.

Hope everyone is safe and well. 

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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2020, 06:46:42 PM »
Great pic, Barry.

Actually, you look like The Punisher!



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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2020, 09:09:45 AM »
Since starting my own company a few years back I'm working out of the house predominately.
Have been stuck w/ using headphones and learning and spending a LOT. At first I thought I don't need
anything special but after five (#6 is on order) headphones and four dac amps am just about ready to
chuck the whole thing. Since sequestering I purchased a Mytrec Liberty and yes it did improve things quite
a bit but still need to turn it up to get nuances I know are in the recordings. Sooo, I have on order a pair
of expensive phones I'm hoping will fit the bill here and I can be done.

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ps: Barry does resemble the punisher dude.
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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2020, 11:57:58 AM »
  Barry may look like one but IMHO is one of the nicest people you will ever meet. He was kind and generous to me when we first met. A true Gentleman. Pretty darn smart as well.

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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2020, 12:15:42 PM »
  Back to the itch. For me it is duplex outlets and power conditioning. The Gigawatt and Furutech line have changed my world. The NCF  are a slice of Heaven. I was using VooDoo gold/copper which are excellent and priced fairly. The NCF though is King. Prefer the NCF Gold for digital and Rhodium for all else. Using two Gigawatt conditioners. One strictly for digital the other for analog. Using two dedicated 15A and 20A lines.
  The Rhodium NCF  is a Bear to break in however when there, 350 hours the end result, bliss. Highly recommended over any other available.
   Gigawatt offers IMHO the best of the best in power conditioning. Not dry, thin or bright. Brings dynamics, focus and clarity without altering tonality. Harmonics get a boost with extended decay of notes. Measured performance not hype. Yes I am a Dealer of such.


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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2020, 01:40:10 PM »
Sorry fellas.  Barry looks like the serial killer in the before picture not the after one.

Hope everyone is safe and well. 

Jim

Jim, good to see evidence of you! Hope all's well!
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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2020, 02:05:20 PM »
  Barry may look like one but IMHO is one of the nicest people you will ever meet. He was kind and generous to me when we first met. A true Gentleman. Pretty darn smart as well.

charles

Charles, thank you for the kind words.
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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2020, 08:49:40 PM »
Hey Barry!
Hope your situation improves soon.

BTW, you look like a serial killer in that picture. :lol:



So, where did you hide the bodies, Barry?

LOL! Hey Emil, my situation isn't bad, just didn't really get any better ;) Everyone is home safe. I'm working from home, my daughter is teaching her 3rd graders via Zoom meetings, my son finishing up his sophomore year at Rutgers remotely, and my wife is keeping us all well fed and the house tidy :)

I hope all's well with you and yours!

And well, it was the first time I'd ever cut my own hair, here's the before pic :D


quarantine_20200414 by Barry, on Flickr

P.S. It's also the selfie thing, my daughter took the pic of me with hair, I took the other myself, and I seem to have to concentrate too hard when I take a selfie :D

Hey Barry, I saw this one and thought of you......   :rofl:



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Re: Getting Itchy ???
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2020, 07:37:02 AM »
Hey Barry, I saw this one and thought of you......   :rofl:



Bwaahahaha  :rofl:
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