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    New Member Here with Analysis Paralysis. Am I crazy?

    Hi everyone. First time poster here at Audio Science Review. I look forward to some engaging conversations regarding audio products. I need some sound advice on building a great value audio system. Please check out the thread here. Any helpful advice or recommendations would be greatly appreciated!
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    Where Do I Go From Here?

    I'm new to "HiFi" so bear with me. I live in an upstairs, carpeted apartment so high quality sound at low volume (without headphones) is my goal. My listening tastes are varied, mostly jazz and classical with some country and classic rock mixed in. My current audio setup is a 20 year old Yamaha...
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    Starting out - KEF R3 or Integrated Amps?

    Hello All, First of all thank you for Amir and rest of the ASR crew and contributors on here. I have found this forum to be extremely useful as I begin the journey. Bit of a dilemma and I wanted to seek some feedback from you. Current Setup: Sonos Arc and my usage is about 60:40 on music to...
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    First set-up for small living room (EU)

    Hello all, Complete beginner, I am planning my first set-up, connecting my projector and Bluetooth source. Usage would be: 60% movies, 40% music I did some homework however, my main concern is on how to plug the entire set-up After trying to understand my best here is what I seem to...
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    Suggestion for headphones for Schiit Modi 3+ and Magni Heresy

    Hello everyone! I am a complete beginner on this audiophile journey, so any help for this newbie would be greatly appreciated!. I am a huge fan of the Beatles and classic rock music. To get the best sound of the music I love, I started to find a good (headphones + DAC + amp) setup that I would...
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    Suggestions for configuration hi res / vinyl

    Hey. Probably a stupid question but... Wanted some suggestions for devices to setup my main sources for music listening. I own a pro-ject E turntable connected to a pro-ject phono box MM/MC. For now it's connected to my AV receiver, which o hate the sound from it. The other device I have is a...
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    About how to read masurements of all kinds of equipments

    I've been here at ASR for a while and I really appropriate the work Amirm is doing. But I just can't find any tutorial threat about how to read and analyze the measurements he has been presenting. There is a YouTube video about headphone measurements, but I didn't found anything about DAC and...
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    Looking for amplifier suggestions

    Hi, very new here Last summer I started my "hi-fi" career by getting an ifi zendac and a pair of hifiman sundaras for my PC, and I was blown away by how much I loved the combo. So, naturally I wanted to go further, but this time with speakers, and so I, somewhat by impulse, bought a pair of Dali...
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    Advice on pre-amps (new build)

    Hi, I am new to Hi-Fi audio and I have decided to spend some savings and build a mid-range system for LPs. These are the components that I plan to put together (please if you have different suggestions feel free to comment): Pro-Ject Debut Carbon EVO DALI OBERON 7 Cambridge Audio CXA81...
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    Upgrade strategies

    Hi guys, I have been passionate about Audio / Hifi since I was 18 years old. And even a few years before with my Amiga computer / Soundtracker / external Acquisition board :D I even worked for AKM (chip maker) about 10 years ago and supported some non-Hifi projects. But let's be honest, I am...
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    Newbie question about Amp/Dac + Headphone combo

    Hello everyone, I'm new here and to the audiophile community and I would like to ask some questions if that's alright with you. I envisage putting a foot into this world and I would like to get some advice from you about a Amp/Dac + Headphone combo. Before I talk about the setup I have in...
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    How to test devices

    Hey all! I've just discovered this forum and am eager to dive into some measurements on my own equipment. Only problem: I can't find any tutorials - I can't even find what software y'all use! I've searched around a bit but can't find a thing - I'd be grateful if someone could link me to...
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    Question(s) regarding THX 789 (THX 887) and DAC (clipping?)

    Hello I'm really a full-blown newbie when it comes to this sort of things unfortunately... I currently have a Monoprice THX 887 (pretty much the same as the Massdrop THX AAA 789 I'm sure, I just made the title THX 789 since it is more well known I guess) and along with it a Chord Hugo 2 as...
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    Going Down the Rabbit Hole... Starting Point

    I've always been a fan of music and have always paid "just a little extra" for better audio quality. For example, a bit better headphone (Koss Porta Pros for a long time, Sony WH-1000MX3's now). A bit better car audio (currently a Nakamichi head unit with stock speakers). A bit better home audio...
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