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  1. #71
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    Quote Originally Posted by User211 View Post
    No worries.

    Looking at an Oppo Sonica for an SS injection instead. Not sure how serious I really am about that yet though.
    What Hi-Fi 3 stars HFN 88%. The massive inconsistentcy doesn't inspire confidence.

    Next LOL...

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    You can have a play with the Schiit multibit if you like Justin. Be interested to hear your opinion. Falls short of my Audio Note DAC but for the relative cost/complexity the gap is less than you'd expect. Don't really need it in the study which is where it lives, I can run the Arcam rBlink direct. Good enough for The Archers.
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  3. #73
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    Yo Tom will PM over the weekend.

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    This site is pure evil, you guys hit my funny bone so I went looking for a second hand dac to try before buying anything new as they seem to be either cheap or stupid expensive over here.

    En result ( I see a divorce in my near future) I ended up with yet another amp nd CD player. Iv heard they are great for the money but finding the pair for $100 I could not resist. Suppose it has a built in dac but owner of a YBA audio refinement amp & cd now.

    Back to topic any of you tried a: Myryad Z20, Cambridge dac magic plus, chord mojo, firestone spitfire hd they are all in that price range where it's not a hell of a loss if I don't like it but I prefer not to waste money more than I already do. There is one in a slightly higher range Aune S6 Balanced DAC. One of those that for some reason I like the look of so my brain said try that try it try it. Mental instability is a weakness kind of like dali speakers and me kicked the b&w to the side the dali cheap as dirt one has nicer sound ( more real swear I can hear the cello wood frame creak on them) i don't mind the bit of bass Iv lost its minimal.

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    For 399 or slightly cheaper you can avail yourself to a Chord Mojo. I’m over the moon with mine and if you save up you can add a Poly to it and use on home network or out and about wirelessly. What’s not to like.
    SOURCE:Cyrus Phono Signature+PSX-R,Cyrus StreamXSignature,Cyrus CDXtSignature, OPPO UDP-205 BluRay, SkyHD, Technics SL1210M5G/Achromat/MN Bearing/Isonoes with Boots/Origin Live Encounter Mk3A/Ortofon Cadenza Black or Hana SL or AT33PTG/II
    AMPLIFIER: Cyrus DAC XP Signature+PSX-R2, 2 x Cyrus Mono X300 Signature
    SPEAKERS: Spendor D7.
    HEADPHONES OPPO PM-1 with Atlas Zeno cable, Arcam rHead, Atomic Floyd TwistJax, Chord Mojo/Poly
    CABLES: Analogue: Speaker - Chord Signature. Interconnect - Atlas Mavros XLR, Chord Shawline XLR, Chord Indigo Tuned ARAY, Chord Indigo Plus.
    Digital: Missing Link Binary Star x2, Cyrus Digital, Chord Optichord.
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    I've not tried a Mojo but I had a Hugo2 here with the full expectation of buying it, but it wasn't for me and got returned to sender.

    You really do have to try these things out for yourself. One man's meat is another man's poison.
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    Chord products produce sound I am allergic to.

  8. #78
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    Nice if you have the option to take and try we just don't get that in nz so short of looking at what hifi ( which seem to rate by price and friendship) unless it's in stock and on display you don't get to listen first.
    If I had the option to return the $3000 b&w I got a few weeks back I'd return them in an instant they don't work in my house

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    Quote Originally Posted by User211 View Post
    Chord products produce sound I am allergic to.
    Try taking anti-histamine tablets.
    SOURCE:Cyrus Phono Signature+PSX-R,Cyrus StreamXSignature,Cyrus CDXtSignature, OPPO UDP-205 BluRay, SkyHD, Technics SL1210M5G/Achromat/MN Bearing/Isonoes with Boots/Origin Live Encounter Mk3A/Ortofon Cadenza Black or Hana SL or AT33PTG/II
    AMPLIFIER: Cyrus DAC XP Signature+PSX-R2, 2 x Cyrus Mono X300 Signature
    SPEAKERS: Spendor D7.
    HEADPHONES OPPO PM-1 with Atlas Zeno cable, Arcam rHead, Atomic Floyd TwistJax, Chord Mojo/Poly
    CABLES: Analogue: Speaker - Chord Signature. Interconnect - Atlas Mavros XLR, Chord Shawline XLR, Chord Indigo Tuned ARAY, Chord Indigo Plus.
    Digital: Missing Link Binary Star x2, Cyrus Digital, Chord Optichord.
    Mains: Chord Power Chord x5, Homemade SupraLoRad 1.5/MK/Wattgate x5, IsoTek Orion 6 way, Sounds Fantastic 6way Mains Blocks.
    STORAGE Synology DS216J NAS with 2 x 3Tb WD Red hard-drives

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    dont think Ive ever tried anything Chord including cables. All too expensive for me Im more in the bargain basement of audio.
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