RDO-194 Break In

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  • verbverb Posts: 4,484
    That's exactly what I say after the first speaker mod - never again! And they I get my next project :smiley:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Rega RP1 TT, VTL 2.5 Preamplifier, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs DAC, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1 transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • hauxonhauxon Posts: 46
    Panflute music works best. Two months since TL modding my 2Bs and I'm almost broken.

    But seriously the RD0-198 sounded great frim the start.
    Polk SDA 2B Studio TL | NAD M51 preamp/dac | NAD C272 power amp | Chromecast Audio
  • scubalabscubalab Posts: 2,479
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    Well it was a Doobie bros. concert lol

    I know a guy in the Bahamas named Doobie. Pretty sure I know what line of work he’s in...
  • I just replaced a pair of RDO-198s myself and I’ll be spending the weekend burning them in with a little mix of everything. So far they sound much better than the 2500s that I just pulled out and as westmassguy said they made me smile.
  • verbverb Posts: 4,484
    Yep. Been playing for a few weeks. Not constantly, just normal play. Love em!
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Rega RP1 TT, VTL 2.5 Preamplifier, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs DAC, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1 transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • If you want some real good quality recordings and great music check out the music from mapleshaderecords.com. I’ll be playing several of those this weekend.
  • verbverb Posts: 4,484
    I've heard that running Pink Noise through the speakers facilitates burn in. What do you guys think? Yes, yes I know the break in journey is fun, just playing music, loud, ignoring the wife to turn it down, but thoughts?
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Rega RP1 TT, VTL 2.5 Preamplifier, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs DAC, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1 transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 12,116
    verb wrote: »
    I've heard that running Pink Noise through the speakers facilitates burn in. What do you guys think? Yes, yes I know the break in journey is fun, just playing music, loud, ignoring the wife to turn it down, but thoughts?

    you just need to play something it does not need to be loud. I have used inter-station static noise on my tuner while I'm at work.
  • Check out the re-recorded versions of queensrych on Apple Music, thank me later. They are awesome new renditions performed by them.
  • verbverb Posts: 4,484
    Check out the re-recorded versions of queensrych on Apple Music, thank me later. They are awesome new renditions performed by them.

    Will do! Thanks!
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Rega RP1 TT, VTL 2.5 Preamplifier, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs DAC, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1 transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 613
    verb wrote: »
    I've heard that running Pink Noise through the speakers facilitates burn in. What do you guys think? Yes, yes I know the break in journey is fun, just playing music, loud, ignoring the wife to turn it down, but thoughts?

    I just played FM radio through mine 24/7 at very low volume. After about a week they are good to go
    Home System: see
    SDA 1C's - Full mod with the help by Dave...
    WireWorld Mini-Eclipse 7 speaker cables
    800 Va Dreadnought
    B&K Reference 50 Pre
    B&K M200 Sonata Monoblocks
    Cambridge Audio DVD 99
    Sangean HD FM Tuner

    Barn system:
    SDA SRS 2.3's Full mod done by myself
    Carver C-1 pre
    Carver M1.5t
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