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    tube dac (uk)

    any ideas? d
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    Chord Mojo DAC-amp ☆★►FAQ in 3rd post!◄★☆

    I wonder if there is an alternative source (UK) for a replacement battery for the mojo as the audiosanctury cost is nearly £100 for a chord battery which has to be sent to them for fitting although i could do so myslef as i have played with removing the battery and using usb power but like the...
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    Meze 99 Classics Discussion + Impressions Thread

    Interesting, i did this mod some time ago as i found the bass originally far far too much at times. I think the perception of warmth does depend largely on the equipment being used, for example, i use a mojo, n3pro (triode mode) and a hybrid desktop headphone amplifier (modded musical fidelity...
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    iBasso DX120 pure DAP player. Balanced, single ended, line out and 2 micro SD slots. FW 2.9.21 now out!

    can anyone post link to usb driver (ibasso site does not seem to be certificiated and my anti-virus programs refuse to load it, so i need another source eg google docs or similar thank you d
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    Cayin N3Pro DAP: Dual AK4493 and MQA with Vacuum Tube

    Everytime i listen to the n3pro (tube/triode) i am impressed, it produces the most emotional and musical presentation i have heard from a portable setup, i use variously hd25 alu (modified custom cans), meze 99 (small pads, silver cable) and er3xr all of which synergise well. The sound may not...
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    tube dac (uk)

    Hi i am looking for a dac with tubes (valves) and a good headphone out (single ended) that is available in the uk but am having problems finding one - any ideas?
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    portable dac/amp with burr brown chips

    Hi i love the synergy of my hd25 alu and the ifi black nano idsd but the headphone input socket is beginning to cause issues as the headphone jack needs moving around in the socket to keep the signal. What portable amp/dacs that will work with or without a battery ie the battery can be removed...
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    Meze 99 Classics Discussion + Impressions Thread

    i was using the meze 99 (small pads/silver 3.5mm cable) and was amazed at the synergy with the cayin n3pro (tube mode) d
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    stand for dap

    i am looking for a stand for my daps - all quite wide so normal phone stands are often too narrow to fit - for example, my n3pro is about 22 mm wide. Anyone found a suitable stand? d
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    Replacing captive mains lead on cd player with connector and audiophile mains cable

    Cutting the captive mains cable near to the item and then using a connector to attach a new audiophile mains cable. The cd player i have in mind is a marantz cd5400 (marantz seemed to fit captive cables to most of their equipment) Has anyone done with and noticed a real audible improvement or...
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    iBasso DX120 pure DAP player. Balanced, single ended, line out and 2 micro SD slots. FW 2.9.21 now out!

    I saw this and i use etymotic er2xr/3xr which both match extremely well with the dx120 d
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    coax or optical from cd player

    hi i am experimenting with the digital feed from my old dvd player which i am using as a cd transport. I find the optical sounds softer more rounded and possibly more analogue compared with the coax feed which sounds slightly brighter, harder and more digital. I wonder if this is common...
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    can anyone hear the difference between a cd transport and old dvd player (coax)?

    I wonder if anyone has done (blind?) listening tests to see if there was a hearable difference between an old dvd player (mine is a 25 year old panasonic) and a new cd transport e.g. cambridge cxc etc. when listening through coax to a dac Just for reference i have an arcam irdac2/x-cans v3...
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    headphone amp for meze 99 classic/oppo pm3

    anything up to say £600 but cheaper the better!