So, I got my Asgard today and am really impressed with the build quality. And as a fan of Monoprice cables, I was also surprised to see a Monoprice RCA to stereo mini packed in.
Been a big fan of Jason Stoddard and Sumo.....still have my Polaris amp that I have owned since 1986ish, and am glad to see his mark on current designs.
The only time a "high end" USB cable might make a difference is if you try to exceed 5 meters. If you need a one meter cable, you are just throwing money away.Better to get a cheap cable from Monoprice and can of gold spray paint....maybe a Bedazzler or some glitter, and pretend you spent a crap load of money.
My first post....been lurking for awhile.
I run a 2011 Mac mini into a HRT MSII+ > Marantz 2220 that has been recapped and LED upgraded. Not in the picture is a Dual 2019 and speakers are Paradigm Atoms, v.6's. I have an Asgard on the way and currently use Grado SR80i's....but toying with a few others.
Freakin love the Marantz....20W at 40% volume it's almost too much...no clipping at all.