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Should have went with an iBasso DX50 over the FiiO. Uses a custom Android OS and uses an IPS Touchscreen that's SUPER accurate.

Hmmm. How much I wonder these run. Def sounds great, man. I just dumped mt FiiO E11K & X3. for 250. One bitcoin more accurately.

Ha!, 240.

http://www.amazon.com/iBasso-DX50-Mastering-Authorized-Distributor/dp/B00J6RVQJM


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Damn u Lol, now its a decision between the dx50 or a lower high end graphics nvidia card.
Edited by HITTI - 4/1/15 at 11:42am
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...when the heck did they go up in price O_o they've been 200 bucks forever. Might pick up a cheaper one on head-fi
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selling my Emotiva Umc-200 since it's unable to do 4k and picked up an Marantz SR5007

and picked up a Blue Yeti not too long ago as well
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Yamaha MX-35 amp off of eBay for $21.99.



http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/pdf/av/english/SepA/M-35.pdf


Edited by billbartuska - 4/30/15 at 5:09am
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Yamaha MX-35 amp off of eBay for $21.99.



http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/pdf/av/english/SepA/M-35.pdf



i have one of those sounds pretty good nice little amp... not actually using mine atm (i have A LOT of amps) but it is a nice little amp.
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i have one of those sounds pretty good nice little amp... not actually using mine atm (i have A LOT of amps) but it is a nice little amp.
Thanks. Nice to know.
It's going to power a pair of Klipsch Heresys in my workshop so 40/40 watts should be plenty.
I also own it's big brother, the MX-800.
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Sorry, that's JPlay v6. JPlay is a high end digital music player and, in my opinion, has the best SP of any player and I've pretty much tried them all.. It's not a music manager, just a player that uses as little computer resources as possible. The tl:dr story is that it streams digital files from the memory sticks in your computer using the clock in your USB DAC (and will even do so while the computer is in hibernate mode). If buying new speakers. new amp, new preamp, new cables etc. peels back a layer of an onion where perfect SQ is at the core, Jplay will peel back another layer.

"Fully DAC-driven asynchronous playback for all playback Engines: PC clock not used anymore thanks to new “DAC Link” feature! "

LOL TT and cassettes...I'm older than that!

Just came across this thread, nice to see that this forum also has some audio lovers. Last weekend I upgraded my double streaming setup from JPlay 5.2.1 to version 6. Again a nice improvement thumb.gif Amazing how this "audio thing" works on pc's. If you want to get even better sound quality with JPlay I highly recommend running Windows Server 2012 as OS and using the Audiophile Optimizer script after installation. See my sig for the dual pc setup(control pc and audio pc), passively cooled and with a dedicated linear psu and battery powered cf-card/ssd.
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Just came across this thread, nice to see that this forum also has some audio lovers. Last weekend I upgraded my double streaming setup from JPlay 5.2.1 to version 6. Again a nice improvement thumb.gif Amazing how this "audio thing" works on pc's. If you want to get even better sound quality with JPlay I highly recommend running Windows Server 2012 as OS and using the Audiophile Optimizer script after installation. See my sig for the dual pc setup(control pc and audio pc), passively cooled and with a dedicated linear psu and battery powered cf-card/ssd.
In the "Audio Love" category, you sir are WAY ahead of me, that's AudiogoN territory!. Yes, I'm using Server 2012 R2 stripped out but with the script posted on the JPlay site by Audiophil, not his commercial version.
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Little modification for my X-Fi Forte: 2x LME49990 on dual to single adapter with ceramic cap to compensate oscillation headphone.gif

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