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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post

I'm late to the party, but I'll throw in my 2 cents anyway. I use a Dragonfly DAC, it's USB powered. I bought a separate USB power supply (Aqvox, 98 euros) and there was a noticeable difference in SQ, as the reviews said there would be.

As an aside, have you tried JPlay?


Thats seems like a nice PSU if your USB powered, mine is not though.

I have never heard of Jplay but i will look into it.. Thanks for the tip. thumb.gif
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I have never heard of Jplay but i will look into it.. Thanks for the tip. thumb.gif

There's JRiver, which is a substitute for Media Player (or any other music management software). It's Ok, But JPjay is special. I use JPlay mini.
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I've owned a Vdac-II for about 15 months now, I use it between my computer and my computer. Having read about a possible improvement bny using a better power supply so I bought a Pyramid power supply with my Vdac-II. It is a linear supply that can supply 3 amps at 12 v.

http://www.amazon.com/Pyramid-PS3KX-3-Amp-12-Volt-Supply/dp/B0002JTD2K/ref=pd_bxgy_e_text_y

I have compared the original wall wart power supply and I prefer the sound using the Pyramid supply AND it only cost me $27 not $100 or more. You will need a cable to hook it up to the Vdac and DO NOT GET THE POLARITY WRONG or you will see smoke! You can by a cord and connector for $2 at the page above but make sure the polarity is right.
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I've owned a Vdac-II for about 15 months now, I use it between my computer and my computer. Having read about a possible improvement bny using a better power supply so I bought a Pyramid power supply with my Vdac-II. It is a linear supply that can supply 3 amps at 12 v.

http://www.amazon.com/Pyramid-PS3KX-3-Amp-12-Volt-Supply/dp/B0002JTD2K/ref=pd_bxgy_e_text_y

I have compared the original wall wart power supply and I prefer the sound using the Pyramid supply AND it only cost me $27 not $100 or more. You will need a cable to hook it up to the Vdac and DO NOT GET THE POLARITY WRONG or you will see smoke! You can by a cord and connector for $2 at the page above but make sure the polarity is right.

I couldnt get the Pyramid PSU here in Holland.

I am thinking of getting there Phono Stage to so i went with the V-PSU II.

Tbh, i didnt really notice a difference in sound quality..... could be my "cheap" speakers why i dont hear it.

Upgrading to Sonodyne SM100AK's or Adam A7X within a week thumb.gif
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