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Now, you just need something better than those monster pos IC's
Not monster, Acoustic Research.
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Not monster, Acoustic Research.
:O I kno's a guy who makes IC's, that sound amazing. Just sayin
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:O I kno's a guy who makes IC's, that sound amazing. Just sayin
soloz IC's are definitely on the list, but I've been spending way too much money as it is, trying to slow down a bit.
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trying to slow down a bit.
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The Z-5500's have SP/DIF in right? I would just use that - the E-Mu has digital out.

Granted - it will only be stereo unless the speakers's decoder upmixes or has any matrix modes.
Does it matter what digital coax cable I go with?

I can pick one up from work for about $26. It's one of the THX Monster cables. I would try and grab something cheaper, but we don't carry anything but Monster.
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Uggh, so it turns out that the E-MU I ordered is not the USB 2.0 version, but some older outdated model that sells for around $90 on Amazon.com.

I emailed sunwill to tell them I want to cancel my order. Thankfully I paid with PP so if there is a problem I'll be covered.

My quest for the 0404 USB continues.
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There are other DAC/amp combos to consider, if you can't find an 0404. The Zero is pretty good, there's a thread in the amp section on head-fi about it, and some of Zhalou's offerings are in this price range.
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Not monster, Acoustic Research.
my bad... still on about the same level
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Does it matter what digital coax cable I go with?

I can pick one up from work for about $26. It's one of the THX Monster cables. I would try and grab something cheaper, but we don't carry anything but Monster.
Honestly, I would just grab something from monoprice.com. It'll be a heck of a lot cheaper and probably better made.
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There are other DAC/amp combos to consider, if you can't find an 0404. The Zero is pretty good, there's a thread in the amp section on head-fi about it, and some of Zhalou's offerings are in this price range.
Where would I be able to find a Zhalou from around the same price. How does it compare to the 0404?
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