Audio GD NFB-11.28 vs R2R 11

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  1. ProLoL
    One group for each channel.
     
  2. starcraft2
    Dear FreadA,

    You mean the M-Dac is better overall but the R2R 11 is more analog like so it might suit better someone's preference?

    My system is very flat and transparent BTW.
     
  3. FredA
    No, what i mean't was the Master-7 has a clear edge over the m-dac. The r2r-11 is closer to it than the m-dac.
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2018 at 6:46 AM
  4. VintageFlanker
    You mean the new limited edition one?

    It should be available in France next week, but only very few units (announced 100 units worldwide...)
     
  5. gLer
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  6. tskeng
    Received my NFB-11.38!

    I'm so not used to desktop dac/amp. By turning the volume dial just a little, its already quite loud. I can't even reach the 10-2 sweet spot!
     
  7. dlmorgan999
    What headphones are you using? Also what source are you feeding it with?
     
  8. tskeng
    I'm using the Meze 99 Classics. According to the site, it says:
    "Sensitivity: 103dB at 1KHz, 1mW".
    "Impedance: 32 Ohm".

    Received my Massdrop plus not long ago, going to test it out soon.

    Edit: Forgot to add. Via USB to my desktop. Running Foobar and 192 kHz Flacs.
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM
  9. dlmorgan999
    Yeah - that's pretty sensitive. Maybe you can turn down the source volume? (like if you are feeding it from a PC, for example). Anyway - congratulations on the purchase! I thought about ordering one, but I've been buying too much stuff over the last month, so I'll have to pass on this. I'm quite happy with my R2R-11 though! :)
     
  10. tskeng
    WHY have I not thought about that!?!?!

    I'm such an idiot!

    Update: Set the volume to 5% on my Foobar. Now I'm able to turn the dial to 10 o'clock. YES!
    Update 2: So something chimed on my desktop. Its still at 100% loudness. Now my eardrums are blown off. :sweat:
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2018 at 11:06 AM
  11. dlmorgan999
    I think what you want to do is leave the Foobar volume at full and turn down the overall Windows volume (or whatever operating system you are using). I believe that when I first installed the Amanero drivers, the volume was set to 100 in Windows. I normally run it at around 70-80.
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2018 at 11:39 AM
  12. ProLoL
    Run via asio and bypass windows mixer volume.
     
  13. tskeng
    It doesn't do anything when I adjusted the Amanero sliders in Windows. (Windows 10 Ultimate).

    I'll figure that out!
     
  14. monkeyfist_78
    L or H gain?
     
  15. FredA
    The Meze are so sensitive. Not surprised.
     
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