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Originally Posted by Tjj226 Angel View Post

Nah man they are totally indestructible. Screw the laws of physics and thermodynamics!

When the russians nuke us, I will not be hiding in a flimsy bomb shelter. I will of course grab a 100 dollar dac that I will use to shield myself with.

Seriously. If LKV research or Jolida would take my advice and make a headphone amp for 150ish or so, then the only use these pieces of schiit would have is rail gun ammo.

I guess my mistake was turning it off. They get pretty damn hot, so I figured rest would be good. Little did I know turning it off, nightly, would kill it!

I'm stuck with it now, the question is, do I just get a warranty replacement, or give Schiit a few more $ for one of their other offerings.
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Get it warranty replaced and ask for a 'step-up' in the process.

Ironically I leave my Asgard 2 on quite a bit. Yeah, they get warm, but never to a burn-able temperature. I think I've turned it off a handful of times.
 
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it's on the fritz.

magically came back on.
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I guess my mistake was turning it off. They get pretty damn hot, so I figured rest would be good. Little did I know turning it off, nightly, would kill it!

I'm stuck with it now, the question is, do I just get a warranty replacement, or give Schiit a few more $ for one of their other offerings.

What?

What kind of idiot designs a circuit that gets damaged from being turned off?
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it's on the fritz.

magically came back on.

.............

Two words.

Rail Gun
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What?

What kind of idiot designs a circuit that gets damaged from being turned off?

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it's back...

if it flips off again, i'll request a swap.

only issue with stepping up via Schiit DAC. They go from $99 to $349, as I assume the Loki, besides the DSD support, is just a modi w/ DSD circuitry.
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hehe.
I turned my DAC/Amp off, probably for the first time, the other night.
Next day, spent 10 minutes in windows trying to get sound to work... rolleyes.gif
It doesn't get hot, barely even warm, but I don't listen to my music very loud either these days. Trying to keep what hearing I have left intact...
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Just got a Schiit Lyr, having a bit of issue with audio not working sometimes, wondering if it's my iFi Micro iDSD at fault. Will connect the Lyr to my audio card and see if the issue persists....
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post #28039 of 37823
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I still do not get how sound canceling works in terms of real world application.

I know how it works in theory, but in practice you would figure there is some type of delay. Is the hardware truly just THAT fast where it makes no difference?

That's a good question, surely they can't have sophisticated digital circuits running in "real-time" with 1 ms of latency?

At a random guess, it's an analog circuit rather than a digital circuit, so there's some kind of op-amp's in there which know how to invert the audio signal?


I think military noise-cancelling headphones are different, they let you hear voices and footsteps and sounds like that, but they cancel out the gunfire, so that's even more advanced, uhm, once again it could be an op-amp which cancels out the "gunfire frequency", err, or the entire microphone system just turns off at a certain decibel, so they turn into giant earmuffs during loudness.

I'm just guessing because I'm intuitive and spatially minded like that.
Edited by Kiriel 7 - 1/13/15 at 2:44am
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Really interesting article and opinions by 50 Cent - who would have thought!?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/ces/11336006/50-Cent-interview-tensions-over-Beats-made-it-difficult-to-work-with-Dre.html
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