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Might aswell buy that Audio Note DAC which is wired with silver thru out
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So in the DAC control panel I have a "USB Streaming Mode" with options and "ASIO Buffer Size".
What should I have those on?
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I can't wait until everyone learns about transformer coupled dacs.

Hey kids. You thought your audio gear was expensive before. Here is another 1000 dollar add on which causes nothing but headaches and broken dreams. thumb.gif
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Yup. Uncontrolled hype trains for everything under the sun vs. subtle bias towards EC, Sennheiser, Schiit and some new products. Then there's HC with the obvious KG and Stax biases. Let's not mention reddit and its college-fi *cough*mid-fi purgatory*cough* crowd.

I tend to ignore the bigwigs on every site and make my own informed assessments.
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Yup. Uncontrolled hype trains for everything under the sun vs. subtle bias towards EC, Sennheiser, Schiit and some new products. Then there's HC with the obvious KG and Stax biases. Let's not mention reddit and its college-fi *cough*mid-fi purgatory*cough* crowd.

I tend to ignore the bigwigs on every site and make my own informed assessments.

Is Reddit actually ever good for any info? I've yet to find useful non-regurgitury (yeah I made that up) members on any single sub-Reddit. At. All.
 
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Hopefully shipping out the Bifrost Multibit today. Got $470 plus shipping for it... not bad at all.
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Hopefully shipping out the Bifrost Multibit today. Got $470 plus shipping for it... not bad at all.

Your upgrade process seems to be almost the tragedy, that it is with caenlens. biggrin.gif
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Yup. Uncontrolled hype trains for everything under the sun vs. subtle bias towards EC, Sennheiser, Schiit and some new products. Then there's HC with the obvious KG and Stax biases. Let's not mention reddit and its college-fi *cough*mid-fi purgatory*cough* crowd.

I tend to ignore the bigwigs on every site and make my own informed assessments.
I shake my head every time I see: "I wish I could afford an SR-009|007/HE-1000|X/LCD|3|4|X/HD800|S/Etc! *posts picture of pile of middling gear totaling in the thousands*".

I soak up opinions and stare at measurements in lieu of actually being able to try most gear. I have a fairly firm grasp on what I like so it has yet to fail me.
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Is Reddit actually ever good for any info? I've yet to find useful non-regurgitury (yeah I made that up) members on any single sub-Reddit. At. All.
It can be useful as a news aggregator. As a forum it's an abysmal pit with a posting system that doesn't lend itself to allowing lengthy discussion or even easily following a thread.
Edited by Shardnax - 8/24/16 at 7:38am
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Originally Posted by Sonikku13 View Post

Hopefully shipping out the Bifrost Multibit today. Got $470 plus shipping for it... not bad at all.

Your upgrade process seems to be almost the tragedy, that it is with caenlens. biggrin.gif

Eh... just didn't anticipate frying my laptop.
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I was at HF and I was really shocked (and somewhat amused) when I'd read that someone in a thread had ordered a set of DHC Prion 4 cable......that's 1800USD worth of upgrade cable right there! Hell, I could buy an Ether Flow with that amount of moolah, and while I can see myself buying a 500-700USD upgrade cable for my HEK, 1800USD is simply too much! Another guy in that thread said that with that cable, the buyer can expect a night and day difference between stock and the Prion 4. Seriously doubt that, the Prion 4 is all silver, so I'd expect the HEK to have a little more in the treble and perhaps mids.....and this could most likely be subtle, don't think it'd be 'night and day' difference.....imo anyway. 1800USD for a pair of upgrade cable is a bit of a shock to me.....a few hundreds, I can deal with.
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