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by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: Do you listen to music in the dark?
Replies: 6
Views: 1030

Re: Do you listen to music in the dark?

rromeo923 wrote:Lava Lamp, candles, and Pink Floyd!

I definitely close my eyes when alone or listening critically. It allows you to "see" the soundstage.
no Lava Lamp but do have the candles + Pink Floyd and yes listen to music in the dark

Dan
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Other CJ (Processors/DACS/Players) Products
Topic: Conrad Johnson D/A-2b Digital Processor Review
Replies: 22
Views: 6222

Re: Conrad Johnson D/A-2b Digital Processor Review

Is there a reason why you expect one digital input to be superior to another? Whether toslink or coaxial it should all be a pure bitstream of data from the transport (44 khz, 16bit for standard CD). Prior to you recommending trying the other inputs I did not consider trying different variations of ...
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Member Presentation Thread
Topic: A CJ fan in Boston....
Replies: 3
Views: 662

Re: A CJ fan in Boston....

Welcome to forum...sounds like very musical system

Dan
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-CJ Products-Video/Other
Topic: Sony BDP-S570 Blu-ray Player
Replies: 5
Views: 2007

Re: Sony BDP-S570 Blu-ray Player

I do not use blu-ray player to play blu-ray discs. I have AnyDVD to get rid of copyguard and than create disc image on SSD anf than use PowerDVD 12 Ultra to play blu-ray file. No loading at all, no trailers and because it is disc image still have DTS HD Master 24 bit outputing to stereo system,
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: value of music
Replies: 1
Views: 1033

value of music

I could never imagine a day without music..... could be having bad day and listen to music / less than half hour happy again :D music touches the soul :D

in the summer , put top down on Mustang Gt converible, play car stereo loud, cruise and be very happy :D
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: photography
Replies: 5
Views: 1719

photography

Anyone into photography here? Love my Nikon D600 dslr....full frame sensor is so great :D
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-CJ Products-Audio
Topic: Martin Logan CLX Art
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

Re: Martin Logan CLX Art

I think giving CJ a call is probably a good idea. I don't think they sell directly, but at the very least they would be able to give you contact information to the nearest authorized dealer in your general area. Having efficient speakers is clearly going to give you a lot of options which is great....
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: Conrad Johnson Factory Tour - 2003 Soundstage! article
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Re: Conrad Johnson Factory Tour - 2003 Soundstage! article

interesting article and 2003 was year I purchased PV14L S2 and I miss that preamp

Dan
by miatadan
Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-CJ Products-Audio
Topic: Martin Logan CLX Art
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

Re: Martin Logan CLX Art

Will be phoning Conrad Johnson to see if they do " industry accmmodation sale" as I been working in audio industry since 1987 .... there seems to be very few dealers in Canada since Korbon Trading no longer around. I am thinking ET3 SE be good match with McIntosh MC302 amplifier....rarely see meters...
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: Preamps
Topic: Preamp Choice
Replies: 15
Views: 3392

Re: Preamp Choice

Peter.... have you found a preamp yet?
Dan
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-CJ Products-Audio
Topic: Martin Logan CLX Art
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

Martin Logan CLX Art

I always loved panel speakers :D first pair of ESL was Acoustat Spectra 22... Than had Martin Logan SL3 speakers, than Magnapan MG 1.6 now have Martin Logan Spires since Oct 2011 but dream speakers are the Martin Logan CLX Art but @ $25,000 US pr...this will remain a dream Tube audio equipment alway...
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-CJ Products-Audio
Topic: Naim audio
Replies: 0
Views: 601

Naim audio

Anyone here besides me using Naim audio products? Always felt Naim cd players had analog sound and least digital sounding. Same for their Dac and network players
Dan
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: Member Presentation Thread
Topic: A quite new CJ fan arrives
Replies: 3
Views: 639

Re: A quite new CJ fan arrives

I know you will love your PV12 preamp. nice to meet you
Dan
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Amplifiers
Topic: Anyone running CJ pre with non-CJ SS amp?
Replies: 29
Views: 5491

Re: Anyone running CJ pre with non-CJ SS amp?

Using McIntosh MC302 solid state amplifier using autoformers , I feel this makes McIntosh solid state closest to tube power amplifiers
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Member Systems Gallery
Topic: guess must have Conrad Johnson piece first?
Replies: 2
Views: 1297

guess must have Conrad Johnson piece first?

Hoping to get Conrad Johnson preamp in future but guessing can not post existing system?

Dan
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: nice to find this forum
Replies: 1
Views: 481

nice to find this forum

It is great to have dedicated forum for Conrad Johnson instead of being small part of larger general audio forum :D

Dan
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion - CJ related topics
Topic: CJ New Product line rumors
Replies: 11
Views: 2068

Re: CJ New Product line rumors

I've not heard anything specific either, beyond Ed retiring and them updating/reconfiguring the pwr amps a bit. ...since the preamp line is fairly new overall, I'd expected things to remain the same there for awhile....but ya never know and i have zero inside info. If I'm not mistaken, ET5 is the n...
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting/problems/manuals/schematics
Topic: any manual available for ET3 or classic 2 preamp
Replies: 2
Views: 1046

any manual available for ET3 or classic 2 preamp

looking for pdf of Classic 2 preamp and ET3 preamp
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: What is your listening environment?
Replies: 2
Views: 1415

Re: What is your listening environment?

living room used as dedicated sound room as always listening to music when home
by miatadan
Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: How old were you when you first bought a CJ product?
Replies: 3
Views: 1607

Re: How old were you when you first bought a CJ product?

early 40s, summer 2003