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    Streaming Issues; Need Assistance.

    Interesting, makes it a little easier to isolate your issue since it's on the HT side. Does it happen when you watch a Blu-Ray (Xbox) as well and is the sound coming from all channels? Looking at your setup, I would assume you have HT Passthrough setup on the BHK for your 2ch. Would be...
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    Streaming Issues; Need Assistance.

    A $29 switch powered by POE would be where I would first start troubleshooting next time you have any issues. One thing you could try first is plugging it into the wall with their power plug to avoid POE. Second thing is if you have any other switches laying around you could swap out for...
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    Any good media streamers coming out, or just released lately?

    @amey01 Super delayed response on my part, just wanted to mention that while most DACs will separate out components to remove noise across components they do not really do it for power and other noise coming in. Of course there are exceptions like Aavik, Borresen uses Ansuz technology in some...
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    Streaming Issues; Need Assistance.

    This could be your UniFi mini for the noise related issues. I have found some of their lower cost switches actually carry noise in the cable. Have you connected it to the wall or is powered by PoE?
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    Separate analog and digital systems into the same speakers?

    I agree with @Ronni44, this is simplest and cleanest way if your AVR supports pre out. You definitely want to separate out the analog section to get the best sound out of the record player. I had this similar setup, only using a digital not analog source. I ended up using a dedicated pre/pro...
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    Montage repairs

    It’s fantastic, great for movies and music. I am very particular and this is the first sound bar I have heard where the vocals sounds natural and don’t sound like they are coming from a box. Tonality is also spot on (for me at least) especially with music. Immersion is also good, but best...
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    Montage repairs

    I have always worried about this. The new MLs are a bit more child proof. They have a metal grill for the woofer and firmer all around. When we moved I ended up separating out systems and put a Sennheiser sound bar in the living room and moved to a specific 2ch systems in another room with a...
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    Need Help Deciding (ESL9 / 11A / 13A)

    Bigger is always better if you can sit far enough to get the full benefit of the bigger panel. In order to get the full range, you need to be sitting at a decent distance to hear the top as well as bottom portion of the panel. Otherwise you may be missing some of the highs from your seating...
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    Any good media streamers coming out, or just released lately?

    Honestly not trying to create a debate here. There are no absolutes in audio only what people prefer. I have gone from ML Source with a Denon receiver, to 11As paired with different sources and amps, to now Boressen speakers with Vitus amp. My budget started at $2K myself when upgrading the...
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    Any good media streamers coming out, or just released lately?

    If budget is sub-$2K for a steamer the Aurender and Lumin are in a different category. I have used a few different combinations options including Roon. All these options work, it all depends on what level and interface you are looking for and like.
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    Any good media streamers coming out, or just released lately?

    The Lumin U1 Mini fits that exact description. Also, a used Aurender N100H would fall in your budget. I have heard the app controller is fantastic as well.
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    Any good media streamers coming out, or just released lately?

    Have you looked at Lumin? They have both streamers and DAC streamers in different price ranges. Not only do they sound great, they have amazing support.
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    Looking at integrated amps for esl11a

    Great links and explanation! If you like the sound of tubes but want the power of solid state you should check out some of the Vitus amps, if you haven't already. The RI-101 is the first integrated I have heard that comes close to have the naturalness of tube but with the control of solid state.
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    Looking at integrated amps for esl11a

    From my experience with the 11A, the more robust the power supply in your amp the more you will get out of the speaker. I have tried pairing a McIntosh MC452, Luxman 509X, and my latest was a Vitus RI-101. The biggest takeaway was that power rating (watts per channel) isn’t the best way to...
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    Impression 11A - Piano Black

    Hi Everyone sorry for being MIA, the speakers have been sold.
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