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Ayre CX-7 with Signature Edition Upgrade
I successfully retrieved my upgraded CX-7 today and hurriedly plugged it into my system.
Anyway, my dear spouse was telling me to come to dinner so I played one of my jazz CDs at a lower level while we ate. I could tell right away that special things were happening, even at those low levels. After dinner I put one of my favorite discs in the “new”SE Upgraded CX-7 and I was totally amazed. It sounds fantastic times ten, and it's not even close to broken in yet! I didn't do much more A/B testing because I didn't want to stop listening to the "new" CX-7. The only way I could sum things up is to use your words, "there's more of everything.”
I believe the true test of high fidelity is in how much fun the music is to listen to. The music is a blast to listen to now. The imaging is improved a lot, there's more presence. There is even more detail being revealed again. The guitars in some of the songs sound a mile deep. They are so soulful and mean sounding. I'm also hearing soft background vocals very clearly that simply weren't even revealed before.
I may have sacrificed my warranty, but it was well worth it after hearing what you transformed my CX-7 into. I was basically having audio orgasms this evening. I can't wait to find some time alone so I can crank it up and really enjoy the system. I can't even imagine what it will sound like when the system gets fully broken in. There's no doubt what you did with my Mark Levinson 380S preamp is having a wonderful synergistic effect. I thank you so much for sticking with me and helping me over my fears about upgrading some expensive components.
It would be fun to bring my CX-7 SE into my audio dealer to let him have a listen when it's fully broken in as you suggested. I'm not sure if that would be the equivalent of "rubbing something in his face," or if he'd view it as interesting research into your products? After all, it is still the product line he's selling that sounds even more awesome now.
I'm running my CX-7 SE continuously with source material playing to continue the break-in process. You have definitely made me a believer David. If you would allow me to let the CX-7 SE fully break in, I'll write up some testimonial words that hopefully can help aid your business. It sounds like you're already swamped with business now, but I still like to give credit where credit is due. You’ve also really got me interested in giving you a crack at upgrading my ML 333.5 amplifier. I've got a job interview tomorrow, so who knows, I may be having an income to pay for upgrades to my toys again. I'm not sure how much difference the upgrade would make to my amplifier, but you've got my curiosity now
On a lighter note, I was babbling to my dear spouse almost with tears of joy in my eyes about how awesome the CD player sounds now. She just looked at me with that typical wife "it all sounds the same to me" look and said, "I'm glad you like your new toy honey.”Like it is an understatement, I love it!
I'll stop now because I know you have work to do David.
Thanks again for blowing me away with another SE upgraded component.
Warren "happy ears" Hingst
Ayre CX-5xe Evolution CD player upgrade
I first heard The Upgrade Company's handy work when a friend loaned me his upgraded Magnum Dynalab MD-108 tuner. Having owned one for many years prior to selling to fund a HiFi upgrade, I was very surprised by how much better this was over the stock unit. I jumped at the opportunity to buy the upgraded MD-108 when my friend decided to sell it, and this continues to be my pride and joy. More recently I heard an Upgrade Co upgraded Oppo BDP-83SE Blu-ray player. Impressed, I decided to send my Ayre CX-5xe CD player to them for their Signature Edition upgrade. The Ayre CX5e Evolution's sound I know very well. When I got the unit back the new sound was excellent straight out of the box. Much more dynamic. Bass is much tighter and deeper. There is much more detail and layering in the soundstage. The upgrade added resolution that is very fluid. I can recommend this upgrade to all Ayre CX-5xe owners out there.
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