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pseudoid

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Speaking of The Marlboro Man... David Millar, spent his golden years* not two miles (3.2 km)**
... [1]from where I sit as I type this.
... [2]destroyed in a fire a couple of years ago. We saw the smoke :(
... [3]]and, yes, he did die from the effects of lung cancer...
Your factoids left out the more important details:
[1] I thought you were gonna show a picture of a cemetery! :facepalm:
[2] Was he allowed to have fire insurance (as a smoker)?
[3] Was he allowed to have medical insurance (as a smoker)?
 

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ooooffff!
[<< imitating a pain'd European]

ADD: Eurepean-ish "pfffft" may indeed be the equivalent of the new "meh". Eh?
 
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Magico crossover. Check out the wire that connects to the drivers. This is what you attach your $50000 speaker cables to. And yet somehow these $50000 cables transcend the cable material difference to.....make a difference. Ok if you say so.

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OMG! Magico doesn't have Nordost wires??? I think I just lost all my respect for the "Magic" of Magico. LOL.
 

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Probably an unrelated word to your uff da [definition, please!]... a SouthAfrican EE once taught me the word poofta [sic?] which cannot be a 'close friend'!
Hopefully a Norwegian on here can tell us what it means.
 

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OMG! Magico doesn't have Nordost wires??? I think I just lost all my respect for the "Magic" of Magico. LOL.
daaaaang! I also see four ~22awg orange (ignoring the matching 4 grays) and unmarked wires coming out of that x-over.
I hope the assembler does not have any bad hair days when hooking them up!
 

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That's a bit unfair. The DAC502 does have a lot of functionality and good build, although $8k is far too much, of course. The Matrix Element X would be a fair comparison.
Also the Weiss is made in Switzerland, so factor in 20x labour costs and 3x part costs.

Dropping shade at the door is Weiss is just stupid, they're a studio gear manufacturer who dabbles in retail side gear and has over the made some of the world's best measuring dacs- without having to resort to maximum output levels no one can realistically use to achieve that goal.
 

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youse guyses really don't know uff da?
and
you don't know how to use google?
I am shocked.
shocked.

EDIT: Do you know who Garrison Keillor is...?
;)
 
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EDIT: Do you know who Garrison Keillor is...?
IS??? WAS??? (retired = WAS)
Do I win?
FWIW: My google requires a firmware upgrade or my account is locked out or wutevr.:facepalm:
You see: I can NOT explain that word from So.Africa...:facepalm:
...but you maybe able to do so w/that Norwegian one!
 
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Well, that's timely. I happen to be going somewhat back and forth with the Stereophile folks, in the comment sections, on just such a subject:

 

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Well, that's timely. I happen to be going somewhat back and forth with the Stereophile folks, in the comment sections, on just such a subject:

Maybe Kal can talk some sense into them then…

 
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