thanks for the help! guess I'll order soon now that the holidays in China are finally over.
by the way, any recommendations on a Coax cable (for connecting my Schiit Eitr to Schiit Mimby)? was looking at E02/04/05
My pick would be E08...the cable w/o fabric covering. This opinion is hardly scientific, but I have 2-3 headphone cables made of the fabric-covered wire, and another 3-4 made of non fabric covered wire. The non fabric covered cables sound a little better to me. It's very subtle, but that's what I hear.
Admittedly, my experience w/headphone cables doesn't exactly extrapolate to coax/digital applications, but if it was me buying a coax from Ghent Audio, I'd pay a couple bucks more and go for E08.
I'm a big fan of Ghent Audio. Ghent Xu makes no real claims about sonic superiority, but his stuff is well made and, at least to me, sounds quite good.