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  1. Dopaminer

    iBasso DX300 Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 6GB RAM 128GB ROM NEW Firmware 09/29/21 1.04.305 !

    The story of my life for the past 3 days: Every 3 or 4 songs. It also randomly replaces my album art with one of those pastel, blurry concert scene wallpapers whenever it feels like it. I realize most of you have either been through this already or somehow lucked out with a stable version of...
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    iBasso DX300 Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 6GB RAM 128GB ROM NEW Firmware 09/29/21 1.04.305 !

    You just inspired me to find and charge my Huawei stylus (that I never use). I don't expect it to work with the DX300, but if it does I will be very happy. If not, I will definitely get one of those universal versions - it's a great idea.
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    iBasso DX300 Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 6GB RAM 128GB ROM NEW Firmware 09/29/21 1.04.305 !

    I'm installing Neutron on my DX300 as I type this....
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    iBasso DX300 Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 6GB RAM 128GB ROM NEW Firmware 09/29/21 1.04.305 !

    Re: the side buttons on DX300 not working after screen is off. Thanks for replies everyone. A second reset seems to have sorted out the problem and my side buttons now work. I have some other weirdnesses to share, but first let me say that I find this player to be fantastic and i have no...
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    iBasso DX300 Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core 6GB RAM 128GB ROM NEW Firmware 09/29/21 1.04.305 !

    Firmware 1.04.305 Updated to the most recent (apparently) as soon as I turned it on. I am dreading doing a reset bc I've spent about 2 hours setting everything up, importing wallpapers, etc..... The buttons work fine as long as the screen is on, so I assume it must be a software issue. Either...
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    FiiO M11Pro | Dual AK4497 | THX AAA 78 Headpone Amp | 5.15" 18:9 720P | Exynos 7872 | 3G Ram+64G Rom |

    I updated using your link on the previous page of this thread, a month ago. It was working perfectly since then until today. I will try to uninstall/reinstall.
  7. Dopaminer

    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    I catch myself trying to re-organize my life in order to afford the Venus II.
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    I had the Luxman DA-06 for a few years in Japan but sold it when I left (incredibly dumb decision). As someone who was able to demo and own many many DACs, the DA-06 sounded distinctive. It's a DS dac using Burr-Bown. I had the opportunity to blnd-test it using my own amp, speakers, and source...
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    HIFIMAN Arya (& 2021 Stealth Magnet version) - Impressions Thread

    Thank you, thank you. I debuted my knob in this post on the Singxer SA-1 thread; if you follow the next couple of pages, other members posted some links to great knob options, including one that looks identical to my knob. BTW there are a lot of Arya owners in the SA-1 thread, so lots of...
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Mine is 38mm. I think 40mm will fit, maybe 42. I think it depends on the shape and color of the knob you want. Stock is only 30mm diameter but for me the biggest problem was how shallow it is. I basically couldn't reach for the volume control without touching the faceplate, which bugs me. And...
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    The silver knob I have on there is 38mm diameter (originally from a Luxman amp). The SA-1 stock knob is 30mm, and there is an indented ring in the faceplate so that the 30mm knob will fit inside. With a larger knob, it is possible to install it against the faceplate where it will scrape - you...
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Tracking just announced mine has cleared customs and should be in my hands tomorrow. Dying to join the SA-1 + Arya search-for-analogwarmth team. I am also interested in doing the mod with the jumper.
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    Flux Lab Acoustics FA-10, FA-10 Pro, FA-12, FCN-10 & FA-12s Amplifiers - Summit-Fi for the People?: Reviews, Impressions & Discussion

    Oh man, this is why sharing pics is so interesting. That is the LAST color I would have chosen, but now seeing it in context I think it looks so freakin cool. I definitely have too many grey and black boxes....
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    HIFIMAN Arya (& 2021 Stealth Magnet version) - Impressions Thread

    Oooooh that was good. Lots of interesting things happening in and outside my head during that track. Switching over to 1080p youtube seemed to improve sound quality (I'm not sure if it's still 128k at 1080p or if they bumped it up to 256). My playlist for testing gear starts with this track...
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    FiiO M11Pro | Dual AK4497 | THX AAA 78 Headpone Amp | 5.15" 18:9 720P | Exynos 7872 | 3G Ram+64G Rom |

    That is the typical situation with AFT, when it is functional. The bigger problem it is apparently not functional with 64bit operating systems: Catalina and the more recent Big Sur. It will not open, zero functionality. I have no idea if Google is going to update it, and no longer care because...
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    HIFIMAN Arya (& 2021 Stealth Magnet version) - Impressions Thread

    Listening to my new Arya . . I no longer have the HE-6 to directly compare, but I have no memory of it sounding nearly this good. And my Arya is only getting a watt from my M11Pro DAP. Listening to One by Ahmad Jamal, Beware the Drunken Master by Kaya Project, and Slonecznik by Mikromusic
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Here are some measurements from a Chinese site. Looking at this, the SE and Bal circuits are not equal, and it would not make sense for a balanced amplifier to have equal measurements from both outputs. Remember, popular recent amps like the 789, Monolith THX, SMSL 200, etc, are not actually...
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    HIFIMAN Arya (& 2021 Stealth Magnet version) - Impressions Thread

    Here. I sent them a message to suggest making them in alcantara.
  19. Dopaminer

    FiiO M11Pro | Dual AK4497 | THX AAA 78 Headpone Amp | 5.15" 18:9 720P | Exynos 7872 | 3G Ram+64G Rom |

    I'm not sure that is true. The schematics for the New Hiby R6 clearly show that the LO signal does not pass through the final amplification. (FiiO's M11Pro schematic does not show the line out path.) Also, FiiO's parameters for the M11Pro show 3 different sets of output specifications: one for...
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    Flux Lab Acoustics FA-10, FA-10 Pro, FA-12, FCN-10 & FA-12s Amplifiers - Summit-Fi for the People?: Reviews, Impressions & Discussion

    From the ifi RCA outputs it should be okay, just like any other DAC line out. I wouldn't try it from the headphone PO.
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    FiiO M11Pro | Dual AK4497 | THX AAA 78 Headpone Amp | 5.15" 18:9 720P | Exynos 7872 | 3G Ram+64G Rom |

    Thanks, but I am talking about using the M11Pro as a source for an analogue desktop amplifier. This is the purpose of the line out function. (USB has no role here; the digital-analogue conversion is already done by the M11Pro). I am just hoping that I am wrong that it only has single ended...
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    Flux Lab Acoustics FA-10, FA-10 Pro, FA-12, FCN-10 & FA-12s Amplifiers - Summit-Fi for the People?: Reviews, Impressions & Discussion

    I believe the FA-10 is single ended. (The XLRs are there for convenience.) If so, sonically it won't matter if you use XLR or RCA inputs, or the 6.3 or XLR output.
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Your comment made me realize Gustard make no claims that the H16 is class A. Now I am leaning even more heavily towards the SA-1! However, on Alie express it looks like the H16 is being discounted.... Probably because of Zeos' glowing Singxer review last week.
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Like others here I am trying to decide between Gustard H16 and this SA-1. H16's r2r volume and remote are advantages, but the overall design of the Singxer is more appealing to me. They both seem like amazing-performing powerhouses with pre-amp capabilities. I will be using the amp with Aryas...
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