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Yes! hope you have this in time for the meet! Though if I find it to actually be better than the D2 i would have to then get a Preamp...though that would allow me to get a turntable too...

post #212 of 2229

If you imagine a logarithmic curve, most of the benefit of warm-up time I'd say happens in the first 30-60 minutes. 

post #213 of 2229

Normally i let it run few songs first before I really sit down and enjoy. my tube amp need some warm up also.. lol

post #214 of 2229
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Yes! hope you have this in time for the meet! Though if I find it to actually be better than the D2 i would have to then get a Preamp...though that would allow me to get a turntable too...

 

Are you brining the Master 3 to the meet?

post #215 of 2229
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If you imagine a logarithmic curve, most of the benefit of warm-up time I'd say happens in the first 30-60 minutes

 

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Normally i let it run few songs first before I really sit down and enjoy. my tube amp need some warm up also.. lol

Thank you.  The Master 7 was turned off overnight and no worries on a cold start this morning.   First few songs sound not bad at all.  Scott

post #216 of 2229
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Are you brining the Master 3 to the meet?

 

As long as Ive got it in time it will definitely be there. We've still got two weeks so I'm hopeful.

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And also comparison to M51 please smily_headphones1.gif yay!!
Thanks.
post #218 of 2229

Hmm, my last comment as me thinking, i know that people have asked Kingwa about a Stax amp, and he has said no due to the dificulty in finding suitable transistors for the job. But has anyone asked him about a balanced ACSS Phono Pre Amp? it seems like a whole in his rather extensive product line.

post #219 of 2229

Sounds about right to me - I can't wait to get both of these master units.  It's going to be quite expensive buying them new over here, and can't seem to find anyone selling them in the forums - are these quite rare units?

post #220 of 2229

I have tried changed the USB firmware IC. ver3 is slight warmer. Original is more neutral.

post #221 of 2229

My Master 7 has arrived :) After years with the Ref One, I have the following initial impressions:

 

Space has improved a lot, everything is more 3D, especially the localization and separation - everything is better defined in 3D space. Level of details has increased. I really like these improvements.

 

More impressions may come later :)
 


Edited by seaice - 3/6/13 at 6:39am
post #222 of 2229
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My Master 7 has arrived :) After years with the Ref One, I have the following initial impressions:

 

Space has improved a lot, everything is more 3D, especially the localization and separation - everything is better defined in 3D space. Level of details has increased. I really like these improvements.

 

More impressions may come later :)
 

 

What digital input(s) are you using?

post #223 of 2229

At the moment, I use the BNC input feeded by the Audio-gd DI-V3 so that I can compare the Master 7 with the Ref One directly with no other possible influences. So, my setup differs only by DACs - Master 7/Ref One.

 

After some burn-in period, I will try the direct USB input.
 


Edited by seaice - 3/6/13 at 8:00am
post #224 of 2229
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And also comparison to M51 please smily_headphones1.gif yay!!
Thanks.

+1

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I only use RCA output, any M7 owner can give impression compare to ACSS and XLR output?
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