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I really like the Asgard but it gets hot. it's a discrete design. I have probably got 4 or 5 people to buy it. nice amplifier.
    
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Nice setup Noob. When are you going to watercool the Lyr?

Thanks. If I mention mini fridge I wonder if Duckie will show up. LOL
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I got some DIY stuff coming in the mail. start school Monday redface.gif

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I don't see any problem with watercooling a Lyr, just as long as the tube operating temperatures don't get too low. If you want to cool the chassis, that is where the MOSFETs handling the output are heatsinked, AFAIK. There is some performance dependence on temperature I guess, at least on a component rather than circuit level. Lower temp = lower thermal noise, if nothing else, not like you'd be lowering temperatures by any appreciable amount along those lines. Somebody do it, IMHO. cool.gif


Not sure if it's been brought up, but recently, there's an Asgard 2, apparently. The FAQ has a few strawman questions, but there are a lot of signs that they are listening to customers, which is not a bad thing.
http://schiit.com/schiit-faq/about-asgard-2/

If nothing else, it has some functional upgrades over the original, like pre-amp out and a gain switch.
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oh sweet. thanks Mike.

I read some comments this morning on the Head-Fi Youtube channel and on Head-Fi Forums about HiFiMAN bringing back the Jade.
    
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"I loved the original. Why’d you do that?
Because we hate you. No. Just kidding."

I must have written that while I was sleep writing.
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Bought HE-400's recently. They're nice, but very different from anything I've heard before.
Edited by B!0HaZard - 2/9/13 at 6:27pm
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you don't sound happy.
    
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you don't sound happy.
I haven't yet decided whether to be happy.
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you don't sound happy.

Pun on the use of the word "sound"? tongue.gif
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