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  1. "Saturn" from Holst's The Planets
  2. There sems to be three JPS LABS SUPERCONDUCTOR 3 INTERCONNECTS RCA Is the one you are selling 1. Analog Audio RCA Cable or 2.balanced XLR, or 3. digital audio interconnects ? Thx, Bob
  3. are these fir analogue? Are they good for preamp/power amp or what is the recommendation? thx
  4. so nice ... I appreciate your extreme behaviour. Its very tempting.
  5. my brain already hurts

    Once you get set up, you may consider a method of cleaning the vinyls - they may have collected a bit of dust etc. You do not not need to spend much on a cleaning method but a little time and attention will pay off on ensuring the vinyl is in its best condition for good sound quality.
  6. my brain already hurts

    @Hiddenletters Welcome, Enjoy the journey. What music do you like? Are you going analogue or digital or maybe both? Bob
  7. Hello, I checked the biasing on my power amplifier two nights ago using compubias. The amp has 4 EL34's and are recommended to be biased at 12W -18W which is 50%-70%. Left tubes where at 13w and 14w and the right tubes 12w and 13.5w. I decided to adjust them to 14.7w per tube which I managed to do. I noticed an improvement. Last night I checked the bias again and whilst the left tubes seem to be quite steady at 14.5w the right tubes are reading at 13w and 13.5w. My question: Can anyone help me by explaining why the reading is now different. Should I try re-biasing the right tubes again? Why are there fluctuations? Thx so much, Bob
  8. Iso Acoustics Gaia Speaker Isolation

    It depends how tall you sit and the height of the chair anyhow. I have the Gaia 3's under my subs and main speakers. I noticed a big improvement in bass and dynamics - really what their ad said it would do. The 'springs' resonate at an extreme low frequency so as not to be heard by the human ear. They are supposed be capable of tiny wobble from front to back and vice versa and in that horizontal plane i.e. same direction that the speaker cone moves - front/back direction Bob
  9. Why stop at just two?
  10. Baroque Music.

    Hi Kenny, Yes, it is a bit of a 'hot bed'. Does the performance speak 'truth' to me? Am I engaged emotionally and intellectually? For me, the answer was 'yes'. I do enjoy the sound of 'period' instruments too. I don't think anyone will know for sure who has truly got back to the roots. One must remember that performances in the 18th and 19th centuries where probably more unique and individual than today. In those days there were no recordings to influence a 'sameness'. So I think the instruments themselves are reproduced exceptionally well (many are still existing) so no problem there. The interpretive and stylistic components are not really set 'in law' but rather in a set of principles.
  11. Baroque Music.

    Ever since I got into vinyl and hifi I have been pretty 'baroque'. I do love Baroque and have many vinyl records of Handel, Bach, Scarlatti, Torelli, Corelli, Vivaldi and so on. But I enjoy the most is the 'historically informed' performances - of which there are not many on vinyl. My best 'historically informed' performance on vinyl is the 2006 Dunedin Consort of Handel's Messiah. It is superb. It is such a refreshing performance that makes you feel that its the first time you have ever listened to the work. Excellent production and engineering with a masterful performance. I got my copy two years ago after a global hunt that took 4 months. If you are really interested in this performance and historically informed approach then I urge you to click on this link for a 3 min video presentation of their Mozart Requiem that explains their interpretation and approach. www.youtube.com/watch?v=qowrRNQY5bw
  12. @VanArn @Sir Triode Thank you. I would like to bias the amp. Its not been done for about two years and it concerns me a little. I'm looking at buying a bias meter such compu-bias meter http://www.compu-bias.com as I thought it a little safer than the multi-meter. I saw an Aussie product 'Evatco bias meter' but don't think its available anymore. May be another is better - I'm not sure yet. So I'm just gathering information. Bob
  13. Thx Martin, I hope you are well. I've been googling so much and never found that page before. How d'you do that so quickly Thx so much, Bob
  14. i, This is my amp (pic below). But I don't know if its an ClassA or Class AB. How do I tell if its one or the other? Its a TSLIM Diva BlueSky. Its impossible to get a response from Singapore and haven't received on from Audio Salon. Your help would much appreciated. Thx so much, Bob
  15. Japan Record Shops!

    @vinilink I lived in Matsumoto many years ago - actually studied there. That was before I became a lover of vinyl. Bob