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    Violectric DAC V850 - General Discussion and Impressions Thread

    Is it possible to bypass the volume control?
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    New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil

    Anyone tried the Rag as a preamp? How does it perform?
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    Official 2014 SF Head-Fi Meet Impressions Thread

    Yes, I enjoyed it very much. It's just awesome driven by LAu :)
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    Looking for HD800 replacment

    If your source and amp are the ones listed in your profile, I think it's those components that need to be replaced first.
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    MSB Analog DAC? (Review p3)

    What's the other options you are looking at?
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    MSB Analog DAC? (Review p3)

    The Analog dac works best in an SE system, and I think GSX MKII needs a balanced one...
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    MSB Analog DAC? (Review p3)

    Then get it ;)
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    The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread

    So when will your 2A3x4 join the party? Seems some serious comparison review is on the road, yay~
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    DNA Stratus 2A3 amplifier - first impressions

    Just curious, anything not good enough for your pairing of HD800 with GS-X mkii?
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    The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread

    OK, read your post again, you want the source to be something musical in the chain to complement GS-X mk2 and HD800. That's all right. Can you post some impressions on M8 vs GS-X mk2 when you get your new amp? Thanks.
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    The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread

      But isn't the GS-X mk2 considered to be one of the most neutral and transparent amp?
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    ALO Audio Studio Six Reviews and Impressions Thread

    Why isn't this thread in the High-end Audio Forum, consider the hefty price tag of Studio Six...
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    Audio-Gd Master 7 - Discrete Fully Balanced DAC (PCM1704)

    This is what Kingwa replied when I asked him why Master-7 can support 192KHz at 8x. "The PCM1704 confirm can support 1536KHz sampling input so can support up to 192K at 8X times oversampling . In the Reference 7.1 , it is applied DIR9001 for SPDIF so limit at 96K SPDIF input. In Master 7 have...
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    Streaming Audio Devices: review and information thread (Updated 4/23 with JF Digital review)

    Seems QLS is about to release the new QA660: http://www.qlshifi.com/wzcp/qa660.htm (cannot find an English version of this page). Support reading from SD card, can play WAV (up to 24/192)/FLAC/APE/MP3. An interesting contender.
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    Audio-Gd Master 7 - Discrete Fully Balanced DAC (PCM1704)

    If I read it correctly from their product page, i2S should be the better one. They described the BNC/USB/i2S inputs as "ultra neutral", while others as "neutral".
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