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Old 2nd December 2003, 02:12 PM   #1
Bryan is offline Bryan  United States
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Hey Guys,

So, I've deciced afterall to get rid of the NAD S500 as a transport (my brother is buying it), and move to a dedicated transport. So this is where the questions begin...

What should I buy? I want something that is very "tweakable", and affordable. I don't mind second hand, as long as customer service still exists from the manufacturer and/or here. I would prefer not to break the bank (yes, I know its subjective, but my account is small!!!). I want to find the best bang-for the-buck! Of course, upgradability is essential, as I like to tweak my system.

So basically an excellent platform from which to build upon is desired.

My currnet system is:
NAD S500 (transport)
AudioNote DacKit 1.2
Audio Research SP9 MKIII
DIY 845 Monoblocks or Krell KSA100S
ProAc Response D15

Future upgrades will include a DIY pre, and either tweaking the DAC or replacing the DAC

I would like the transport to be able to keep up with significantly better DACS.

So, any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Bryan
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