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  Spencer Lepley
  Classical music lover with a modest stereo system and a CD collection that goes back to the beginning of the CD era now with over 1,000 SACDs.
  Oppo BDP-105
Musical Fidelity M1CLiC
Musical Fidelity M1PWR
KEF LS50 speakers
Velodyne Optimum 8 powered subwoofer
Oppo HA-2
Apple iPod Touch (6th generation)
Samsung Galaxy Tab A
Oppo PM-3
Koss PortaPro

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Latest Posts

Beethoven: Symphonies 5 & 7 - Honeck
November 19, 2015
I partly agree. The SACD in stereo (my only option) sounds a lot like an old DG/Karajan recording with some reverb added. Very multimiked and congested at times. I do like the performances a lot. Forceful and driven Beethoven, especially for the 5th, is the best. Listening to the HD stream of this on ClassicsOnlineHD with headphones sounded better ... more
Sibelius: The Symphonies (Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Okko Kamu)
September 21, 2015
I've listened to symphonies three through seven so far. Four and five are really very good with long lines and great tension. The sonics are superb. Three, six and seven will take a couple of more listening sessions (they're harder to get into in general, and I haven't had time to concentrate on them). But so far, very good overall impression. ... more
Oppo BD 105D
June 1, 2015
They can announce a replacement now. I just bought one. :) ... more
BIS thread
December 19, 2014
Come on, Chris. How about admitting that some of us might "enjoy" the sound of a fortepiano and not just "tolerate" it? :) ... more
FIIO X3 and X5 (DSD cxapabilities)
December 16, 2014
Thanks for sharing this information. I have an X3, and I immediately went to their site to download the firmware upgrade. I works great. You even get a whole new look-and-feel as well as the DSD capability! To test it out, I bought the new Fischer Brahms 2nd from Channel in DSD format. Very nice sound. ... more