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I don't think I need a link to support the proposition that trying to compare the sound of dac chips without any reference to their implementation is a fools errand, which is where the op started with this thread. No chip has a "sound" on its own. The only sound any chip makes without a shedload of other variables that have to be specified before any meaningful comparison could be made between them would be if you dropped them on the floor. I don't have a hyperlink for...
Almost everything contained in this thread is either a gross oversimplification or flat out wrong, or both, (especially likely to be both if it comes from GUTB). Just sayin.
Posted in error.
This is merely confirmation of what I already suspected; this hobby has outstripped my ability to pay for upgrades from what I already have. I don't blame Sony as they are merely going where everyone else is. I'm sure glad I like what I already have, because barring catastrophic failure, I must now step off this moving sidewalk. May stop by once in a while to watch you guys chase the latest and greatest, but I am, as they say, out.
Just one more reason why dropping a schitt-load of cash trying to produce good sound quality in an environment inherently inimical to same is a fools errand.
Love your reviews, Mark. Keep up the good work.
I am ready to put my $ where my mouth is, and blindly, such is my faith in the schiitheads. I hereby commit every penny of extra money i have available to whatever is revealed. Here's my five dollars.
Next time someone asks me what a v-shaped fr profile is, I am going to show them this pic.
My experience has been interesting, to say the least. It is something of a crapshoot whether the thing will work or not (base model w/o lps) and god forbid I should have a power failure. I leave it on 24/7 just to avoid having to uninstall/reinstall the firmware and go through some magical and everchanging power down and up incantation involving various components in various different orders to get it to work again. Sometimes, out of the clear blue, it just doesn't show up...
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