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  1. Robert Bruner

    Portable Player _Only_

    I'm wondering if anything in the way of a portable hi-res, multiple codec, player only exist, such as is the case with the CD transport I once owned and fed directly into my DAC The better hi-res DAPs all seem to include an amplifier and DAC. This seems wasteful if I'm going to upgrade those...
  2. Robert Bruner

    How to Bypass Computer's Volume

    I’m using my computer to send FLAC data to an external USB DAC, and from there to a headphone amp. Still, I notice that I’m able to adjust the volume using my computers volume control and thus must be sending the signal through an initial amplification stage with the computer that I would...