Acoustic Research M2 Audiophile-Grade Hi-Res Portable
Jan 22, 2019 at 10:05 PM Post #1,443 of 1,717

surfratt

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Picked up the AR-M2 on eBay via Voxx outlet, for around $370. Brand new. Great price, and so far loving it. Have not had a chance to put it through its paces, but on initial listening with EE Phantom, Kumitate Lab Trio, Aeon Flow closed and ie800, I am very happy :) and stoked!!!! Will post pics and hopefully get some real time to listen tomorrow.
 
Apr 1, 2019 at 11:56 AM Post #1,446 of 1,717

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Hi guys... What do you guys think about sq wise ar m2 vs onkyo dpx1a or maybe xdp 300r?

I'm planning to upgrade my dap who can streaming.. And budget wise i think those 3 are in my budget.

Will be appriciate if someone ever tried to compere 3 of those dap. Thanks :)
 
Apr 1, 2019 at 8:07 PM Post #1,447 of 1,717

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ARM2 for sure.. it’s really good even it’s 3.5mm. You don’t have to buy balanced cable. ARM2 can drive headphone as well
 
Apr 3, 2019 at 2:58 AM Post #1,448 of 1,717

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ARM2 for sure.. it’s really good even it’s 3.5mm. You don’t have to buy balanced cable. ARM2 can drive headphone as well

Thanks for the reply bro. I read on earlier post that newer firmware is kinda different rather than stock fw for sq wise.

Can you give sq rate between those two fw?

Ps: I'm planning to buy 2nd hand unit and it got newer firmware.
 
Apr 8, 2019 at 9:24 AM Post #1,450 of 1,717

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I need your help.

After not using AR-M2 during the weekend, the player won't turn on again. Nor is the battery charging LED working when plugged in.
Can anyone suggest a solution?

Thanks

Tom

I don't know if any of these will help but here is what I would try:

- Leave it plugged in for a while to see if it starts charging after a while.

- While plugged in as above, hold down the power button to see if it will restart.

- Plug it into a computer to see if the different power source makes a difference.

Maybe someone can chime in with a reset procedure while plugged in...
 
Apr 8, 2019 at 10:39 AM Post #1,451 of 1,717

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I don't know if any of these will help but here is what I would try:

- Leave it plugged in for a while to see if it starts charging after a while.

- While plugged in as above, hold down the power button to see if it will restart.

- Plug it into a computer to see if the different power source makes a difference.

Maybe someone can chime in with a reset procedure while plugged in...


Thanks for your suggestions. I could solve the issue:

- The player's battery was totally depleted
- I tried charging on a MACBook Pro USB output - to no avail.
- back home I used the regular USB charger - voila - it charged and powered on just fine after a while

I am happy the device worked after all.

Thanks again for your help!
 
Jun 28, 2019 at 7:46 AM Post #1,454 of 1,717

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I just confirm the successor of Ar-m2 is developing from marketing manager of Voxx.
 
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Jun 28, 2019 at 1:30 PM Post #1,455 of 1,717

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If your information is true that is really good news because I really believe that m2 is one of those great sounding daps
 

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