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Podcast #34 – Buying used gear + Mission, Roon & Totem

  • After the 2.5-hour epic episode with Srajan Ebaen (#33 – ‘How much amplifier power do we REALLY need?’), Michael Lavorgna and I decided to keep it tight for episode #34 — 57 mins and we’re out.

    The main topic for this episode hones in on an experience I’ve had numerous times. (Perhaps you have too?) It goes something like this: when discussing a new product on a forum, in a Facebook group or in a comments section, it doesn’t take long before someone shows up to say, “You do realise that you could do much better if you bought second hand?”. Well, yeah. But also: no. Lavorgna and I discuss the ‘no’.

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    👉🏻  As mentioned in this episode…

    NEWS

    Mission 770
    https://darko.audio/2022/03/back-to-the-future-missions-770-loudspeaker-is-born-again/

    Pursuit Perfect System on Mission 770
    https://youtu.be/yIkEbu8XyKg

    Tidal Connect comes to dCS
    https://darko.audio/2022/03/tidal-connect-comes-to-dcs/

    The Roon ‘Hardware’ store
    https://twitteringmachines.com/the-roon-hardware-store-open-for-business/

    A&K AK UW100 TWS IEMs
    https://us.astellnkern.com/products/ak-uw100

    AXPONA 2022
    https://twitteringmachines.com/axpona-2022-here-i-come/

    MUNICH 2022
    https://darko.audio/2022/03/munich-high-end-2022-is-a-go/

    MUSIC

    Al Chem – Weird Fiction (2017)
    https://alchem.bandcamp.com/album/weird-fiction

    King Hannah: I’m Not Sorry, I Was Just Being Me (2022)
    https://kinghannah.bandcamp.com/album/i-m-not-sorry-i-was-just-being-me

    Written by John Darko

    John currently lives in Berlin where he creates videos and podcasts and pens written pieces for Darko.Audio. He has previously contributed to 6moons, TONEAudio, AudioStream and Stereophile.

    Darko.Audio is a member of EISA.

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