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But based on the broad selection of a saturated market I can only conclude that I'm unable to use google, because I can't find anything like a Schiit-equivalent affordable decent home stereo single-purpose ADC.

 

I would be happy if you could prove me wrong.

here you go.  Priced in the Yggy range.

 

http://ayre.com/qa9.htm

 

Beautiful! That is truly a lovely piece that I wasn't previously aware of. Thanks.

 

But... it uses XLR connections and I don't have any balanced gear :(

 

Also, I'm hoping for something priced more like a Bifrost range rather than the Yggdrasil. Are you aware of anything out there in that range?

 

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I found this in the Ayre's owner's manual:

 

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As virtually all computers use switch-mode power supplies that introduce unwanted RFI on the AC power line, it may be beneficial to use an AC power line filter for the computer and its accessories (e.g., display monitor), many of which also utilize switch-mode power supplies.

 

Perhaps that explains some of the success of the Wyrd's functionality.

 

Plus...

 

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For those in favour of a break-in period for their electronics (also from the owner's manual): 

 

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Break-In

 

Due to the manufacturing processes used for the printed circuit boards, wires, and capacitors, a break-in period is necessary for the QA-9 A/D converter to reach its full performance potential.

 

100 to 500 hours of music played through the system will ensure full break-in.

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Can't do anything for you about the price of the QA-9, but used models do come up for sale from time to time.  XLR to RCA adapters are easy to come by

 

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/buy/RCA-to-XLR-Cables/ci/4201/N/4028759261

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Sorry to hear about your accident.  Go take care of yourself.

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Helmet laws are paternalistic, but your friend.

Tho loopy's not necessarily bad; it just tends to set off schiitstorms.

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Hope you're feeling better Dog!

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Get well soon, not the same without you...

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I'd be more concerned of what I might have said to the 'lil woman. Put your feet up and get better.

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@reddog - take care of your head!

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Reddog Man get well soon Insha'Allah God Willing, and make sure you take it easy even minor head injuries need care

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Hey Reddog I hope you feel better, I always enjoy your posts and admire how you ignore people baiting you and respond politely smily_headphones1.gif
Thanks for the good wishes everyone. Please take care. Will speak to everyone later on, Will go lay down and listen to some old Pink Floyd.
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