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    Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Hey Mike, If you have any ongoing relationship with Cary(those beautiful red amps) perhaps a shootout would b in order as we contemplate the options of a new all in one network player. What do you think?

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    Re: Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Quote Originally Posted by veindoc View Post
    Hey Mike, If you have any ongoing relationship with Cary(those beautiful red amps) perhaps a shootout would b in order as we contemplate the options of a new all in one network player. What do you think?

    Nick
    I understand this may take a few months till Cary product is available
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    Main system :TAD CR1 speakers, Viola Labs Symphony amp,Pass XP-20 pre, Cambridge Azur 851 cd player, Ayre QB-9 with DSD with SR alpha digital cord,CAPS 3 Lagoon network player, Ifi Iusb Power with Gemini cable, MG Audio Design Planus III jumpers & speaker cables, Zitron Cobra power cords, Shunyata Hydra AV, and acoustic zen absolute copper IC,. Room treatment ASC tower traps, Vicoustic absorber premium cinema wall and ceiling panels, and MSR acoustic trifusser side wall panel

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    Re: Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    That would be fun! I heard the new CARY at CES. It was nice.
    Main Listening Room: Sonus Faber Stradivari's, Pass XS150 dual chassis monos, Pass XS Preamp, Pass XS Phono, Air Tight ATM-3 monos, Air Tight ATC-2 Preamp, Air Tight ATE-2 Phonostage, Air Tight ATH-2REF SUT, Music Reference OTL-1 stereo amp, VAC Renaissance preamp (modified), Kronos Sparta with ZYX Universe Premium Cartridge, Technics 1500 R2R (modified by Jeff Jacobs), Lumin S1 Network Music Player, T+A PDP3000HV, Lampizator Golden Gate, Aurender N100H, Kimber Select Speaker cables and interconnects, TaraLabs Omega Gold Phonocable, Kimber Power Cords, Lampizator 211 monos (incoming), Siltech Royal Signature Prince Speaker Cables
    Home Theater:Mirage Surround Speakers, Seaton Subs, Bryston 9BSST2, Marantz MM7025, Marantz 8801, Oppo 105, Sony HWS30 projector, Stewart Screen
    Family Room:Focal Utopia Scala V2's, Devialet 400, VPI Classic 3 w/Ortofon Cadenza Bronze, Oppo 95, Ansuz Mainz 8, Ansuz Sparkz (2), Ansuz Darkz (12), Kimber Power Cables, Kimber Select Speaker Cables and IC's.

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    Industry Affiliation............Dealer for: Pass Labs, Air Tight, Focal Loudspeakers, The Living Voice Speakers, Stillpoints, Kronos Turntables, Lumin Audiophile Network Music Player, Aurender Reference Music Servers, Siltech Cables, Kimber Cables, Devialet, Crystal Cables, T+A Electronics, Straight Wire Cables, Aria Digital, M2Tech, DigiBit, Apertura Loudspeakers.

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    Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Is it tube based?
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    Main system :TAD CR1 speakers, Viola Labs Symphony amp,Pass XP-20 pre, Cambridge Azur 851 cd player, Ayre QB-9 with DSD with SR alpha digital cord,CAPS 3 Lagoon network player, Ifi Iusb Power with Gemini cable, MG Audio Design Planus III jumpers & speaker cables, Zitron Cobra power cords, Shunyata Hydra AV, and acoustic zen absolute copper IC,. Room treatment ASC tower traps, Vicoustic absorber premium cinema wall and ceiling panels, and MSR acoustic trifusser side wall panel

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    Re: Cary DMS-500 vs. Lumin A1 shootout in order

    Quote Originally Posted by veindoc View Post
    Is it tube based?
    Nick
    No. I specifically asked that too.
    Main Listening Room: Sonus Faber Stradivari's, Pass XS150 dual chassis monos, Pass XS Preamp, Pass XS Phono, Air Tight ATM-3 monos, Air Tight ATC-2 Preamp, Air Tight ATE-2 Phonostage, Air Tight ATH-2REF SUT, Music Reference OTL-1 stereo amp, VAC Renaissance preamp (modified), Kronos Sparta with ZYX Universe Premium Cartridge, Technics 1500 R2R (modified by Jeff Jacobs), Lumin S1 Network Music Player, T+A PDP3000HV, Lampizator Golden Gate, Aurender N100H, Kimber Select Speaker cables and interconnects, TaraLabs Omega Gold Phonocable, Kimber Power Cords, Lampizator 211 monos (incoming), Siltech Royal Signature Prince Speaker Cables
    Home Theater:Mirage Surround Speakers, Seaton Subs, Bryston 9BSST2, Marantz MM7025, Marantz 8801, Oppo 105, Sony HWS30 projector, Stewart Screen
    Family Room:Focal Utopia Scala V2's, Devialet 400, VPI Classic 3 w/Ortofon Cadenza Bronze, Oppo 95, Ansuz Mainz 8, Ansuz Sparkz (2), Ansuz Darkz (12), Kimber Power Cables, Kimber Select Speaker Cables and IC's.

    “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
    ― Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, Or, How to Philosophize With the Hammer




    Industry Affiliation............Dealer for: Pass Labs, Air Tight, Focal Loudspeakers, The Living Voice Speakers, Stillpoints, Kronos Turntables, Lumin Audiophile Network Music Player, Aurender Reference Music Servers, Siltech Cables, Kimber Cables, Devialet, Crystal Cables, T+A Electronics, Straight Wire Cables, Aria Digital, M2Tech, DigiBit, Apertura Loudspeakers.

    www.suncoastaudio.com