I've been using my Logitech squeezebox as my music streaming device since I setup my audio room almost 2 years ago. i have made various tweaks and updates over that time, but for some reason I didn't mess around with my player (the Squeezebox).
I had some time last night and decided to try my laptop as the streaming source instead. I plugged in a USB plug from my HP laptop to my Eastern Electric DAC and used itunes on the PC to stream my library from upstairs in my office.
The moment I put on the first song, within seconds I noticed a massive difference, especially in the high end. everything just seemed richer, more defined with less sibilance.I know you've heard this a million times, but I know my music library very well and I am definitely hearing new things.
I have been freaking out over the last 24 hours and have decided to get the new Mac mini when it comes out next month (according to online rumors). I have decided to stop streaming. I'm going to get the Mini and an external drive and keep everything local in my sound room.
This really showed me that no matter how good it sounds, there is always room for improvement.
Any advice on the subject would be greatly appreciated.
p.S- anyone interested in a used Squeezebox?