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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    Please don't mind him. Mommy probably told him he was "more important" than the rest and "special".
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    Buy from a place that you are sure will let you return not matter what. Then when it comes test it. If it is fine then it will stay that way. If it is not, then you send it back. Chances are you will get a good one. More people here have no imbalance, then the ones that do. So I think the odds...
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    iFi audio NEO iDSD - The Performance Edition is here! (INFO: Post 837, Page 56)

    Thank you. My understanding from previous reading is that some (or many) recordings were specifically mastered to sound great on speaker listening (extreme channel separation). Which is what makes them not sound "normal" on headphones (too much unnatural pan for the human brain, leading to...
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    iFi audio NEO iDSD - The Performance Edition is here! (INFO: Post 837, Page 56)

    I am really happy about this. Looking forward to your review. I will try and wait till you are done with the comparison. I am glad you are the first, so it should not be long. My brain is bit foggy right now. Can you help me understand this sentence a bit better? Especially would like to...
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    Does not work for everyone! Depends on how bad your device/luck is. And if like me you like to listed at low volumes sometimes. I am saying this from personal experience. And at least 2 other people have mentioned it in this thread. So how can they "pretend" to think that it is NOT an issue...
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    Hi well, the resolution was that I have returned it for a refund. I asked the vendor for an exchange. Then to my surprise they said they had two more in stock and they tested for me and both had channel imbalance. I don't know how bad those were, but I just wont risk it. Hence the refund. I am...
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    iFi audio NEO iDSD - The Performance Edition is here! (INFO: Post 837, Page 56)

    It has EQ? did I miss something? Edit: oops, my bad. that is some software EQ. But how can that work for you? Won't that defeat the whole purpose of MQA and/or tidal and/or highres exclusive USB. I mean that gets winds involved, hence lowers the rate even if it gets up sampled back later. EQ...
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    From what I am seeing it is random. Luck based. As I said mine is almost at 10 o'clock. Your is 9. And some people have none at all. If you liked to listen to music at low volumes and you had 10 like I do, you would be bothered. I like the Xbass very much, so I am inclined to stay with the Sig...
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    Thanks, lucky you then. I need feedback from people that can test both. My balanced wires IEMs are still 2 weeks out and I have only about 1 more week to return this fully...in-case the cannot exchange to a good one in short therm under warranty. It is such an easy thing for them to check at the...
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    I have to say at this quality and clarity of music, it really spoils it for me entirely. I mean as this has been a known issue, why was it not addressed in this update, how much more does a proper pot cost? I am sure I (and almost everyone else) would have still bought this unit if it was like...
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    But how is your 4.4 right now?
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    iFi audio iDSD Signature - The saga continues!

    Hi guys, I just realized I was absolutely wrong, I do have quite sever channel unbalance on the 6.3 port. The easier way to test/describe is from the point where the pot turn on, like will be at about 8:30 (pretending that it is the small arm of the clock). All the way to 10:00 (see picture)...
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    iFi audio NEO iDSD - The Performance Edition is here! (INFO: Post 837, Page 56)

    Well as far as combo goes MATRIX MINI-I 3 PRO MQA Balanced comes to mind for instance. And this has 2 more features, over the NEO. As for just MQA DAC, there are really a lot, and the list keep growing every month.: Gustard X16, Topping D90 MQA, SMSL SU 9 MQA, etc.
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    iFi audio NEO iDSD - The Performance Edition is here! (INFO: Post 837, Page 56)

    Based on what I have been reading, I am getting the same impression over all. But in this case, won't you see it as on the expensive side, if used soley as a DAC? I mean you can get many fully balanced (not S-balanced like this) well reviewed MQA DACs for less. Or you can get other combos for...
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