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I don't think USB is inferior to Toslink connection. Their are three different USB implementations: adaptive mode, asynchronous mode, and bulk mode. The adaptive mode is not fully suitable for audio since the DAC will be slave to the computer thus jitter becomes a big issue. In the other two modes, computer is a slave to the DAC which controls the timing of signal transmission between computer and the DAC. As a result we can have good sound quality. In addition, measurements have shown that a good USB interface can provide the lowest jitter measurement

All I can say is that USB is one of the easiest ways to reduce jitter as you can tell which clock to be the master and which to be slave.  It would be very difficult to tell the difference between a high dollar transport and the USB 2.0 fed m903 DAC.

Wut? Somebody verify this plz. :h34r-smi Sounds like theoretical stuff nobody can ever hear or abx.


Edited by Darkwizzie - 4/22/14 at 7:43pm
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24/192, separate power supply, toggle switch. same price! very nice smile.gif

Ok, normally I do not like schiit. But bravo.

@ pez. You better snatch up that USB modi while you still can tongue.gif
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Wow, I might be finally sold on a Modi. Separate power source should help it out a bunch, too. Now I just need to wait for it to come to Amazon smile.gif.
 
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Holy crap, FINALLY.

Inb4anothershippingdelaywhenTylersendstheOdacbacktome.

 

 

In unrelated news:

What is your dream headphone and why? 

Stax 009? Orpheus? (Although, few have heard it, how would we know how good it is?) LCD-3?

 

 

Maybe one day when I have a good job and I have a house and some savings, I can buy a fully fledged Stax 009 system. By then maybe there's a Stax 011 or something.


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my dream is to finish my Hybrid Tube Amplifier and hot rodding the MHDT Steeplechase then sell my Decware Taboo MKIII so I can buy a Eddie Current Zana Deux SE lol

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my dream is to finish my Hybrid Tube Amplifier and hot rodding the MHDT Steeplechase then sell my Decware Taboo MKIII so I can buy a Eddie Current Zana Deux SE lol

a house.. I miss my towers.

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It's ok. Everything will be ok. :helpingha 


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everything will be okay when I have a pair of Soundscape 8 wubsmiley.gif

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everything will be okay when I have a pair of Soundscape 8 wubsmiley.gif

ss8-smokeysilverbirdseyemaple.jpg

I'm reading your audio setup and you should be ok regardless of whether you get those or not. :rolleyes:

 

I personally prefer speakers over headphones, but headphones have better price/performance and positional audio, so that was what got me to go headphones. My friend prefers headphones.


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What is your dream headphone and why? 
Stax 009? Orpheus? (Although, few have heard it, how would we know how good it is?) LCD-3?

This will sound silly to some, but a pair of Audio Technica ATH-M50X's as they fix my few niggles that I have with my current pair (comfier ear pads and interchangeable cables). Arguably, at the moment, my K712's are my "favourite" headphones and I like how they are, so I'm happy enough for the time being ^_^
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My dream pair is a tie between the Jades and the K1000. The SR007 and 009 were nice, but still no 'awe' factor like the aforementioned two. The greatest part is they're a fraction of the price of Stax.

The K1000 is really something to hear.
 
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