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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    I empathize - I am removing my R-8 from the system for that exact reason. I could not find a firmware with the balance of what I considered to be the best sound that did not have clicks / pops / otherwise annoying or potentially damaging noises. If I can find one... it will go back in. I...
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    What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)

    Wonderful to hear, Mike! Thank you for letting us know how you're doing. All the very best to you and yours.
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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    I am so glad that the effort paid off in a positive way. I often find that my tastes differ from others and/or that I often can't find too many commonalities with others. I'm a firm believer in that we all have our own ears, gear, and brains (and rooms). The only (very slight) difference in...
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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    The bass definition comes back with OS, but something about the current firmware just does not work for me in NOS or OS. There's a loss (to my ears) in width and height to the soundstage, a loss in precision of instrument and voice placement, and a new "edge" to everything. I listened to 4 or...
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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    Did the update... Still pops when switching within PCM. I need to learn the new settings to ensure I'm comparing apples to apples, but I lost bass on NOS too. The "old" firmware was better, IMO. Oh well, I can always swap back. I'll explore the new settings, but I'd even put up with a...
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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    Thank you very much @guzz46! I had found the firmware, but what I can't find (yet) is if the parallel firmware uses the same BCLK / MCLK wire swap as the R8_Asy group of firmwares. Anyone know? -Cheers Edited to Add - I think I figured it out. It looks like Kingwa states this on the site...
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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    Thank you @nikko510! I think I had read a while back that the parallel was working well for some folks. I'll start with that. Greatly appreciated. Edited to ask - Is this one of the firmwares that requires the pin change?
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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    Hi All - Long time! I've been enjoying music for the last several months without succumbing to my "need to tweak". :ksc75smile: I made a few other switches in my system, so I decided to come back to potential updates or changes for either SQ or other UI changes for my R-8. My R-8 has the V2...
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    New Audio-gd R7 (R2R 7) & R8 Flagship Resistor Ladder DACs

    In your shoes, I would not worry too much about what each set of clocks in each device is actually doing with each of the firmwares... i.e. which ones are being "used" or which are "better". If you've successfully flashed the firmware before, and if you're comfortable with it - try it. See...
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    Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

    Congratulations @Jason Stoddard, @Baldr and the team at Schiit. It's been a learning experience and a lot of fun watching the Sol progress. It may convince me to spin vinyl again after quite some time. FWIW - as a person that's used "all-in-one" tables in the past, I found the set up video...
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    Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

    Heresy, Lunacy, or BRILLIANCE - I go with https://www.clemson.edu/bluecheese/ over Maytag. I think it's made from pasteurized milk, so it violates some "rule" or another, but it's fabulous. The Cady cheese factory has some wonderful offerings. http://www.cadycheese.com/ - As a sub for bricks...
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    Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

    We've met several times, but I'd certainly enjoy a re-introduction. My last visit was for a pint or two or... when I was in England/Scotland over the previous Christmas holiday.
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