Well, I only set the base/treble switches at default 1 position when listening to my music. I just want to hear the effects of changing the tone switches. I never set the switch in-between positions while listening casually to my music. I'm just saying there is only an obvious change in sound when the switch is in between position while traveling from 2 to 3. Since, I don't hear any difference in the exact 2 and 3 positions, it made me think the switch is broken. Hence, the reason I brought it up here.
Same here. I was not trying to set the switches between positions. Like you, I noticed an obvious change in sound only when the switch was set between positions. The switches, at least the treble tone switch, felt loose when properly set into any of the 3 stops - it would "wiggle" a little bit from side to side. I assumed this might be a faulty switch, thus my question and decision to send my M8 in for a check up.
I was not trying to bash the M8. I love the sound. As an "early adopter-beta tester," I thought pointing out a potential problem was part of the "job description."
Kenny replaced the switch and gave my M8 a clean bill of health. My M8 and Dacmini (blown resistor on the right RCA OUT) will be delivered, today. That is fast service!
Thank you Kenny, Michael, and Centrance for great products at reasonable prices, and for terrific customer service with a smile.