New TOL A&K DAP : the AK Ultima SP1000
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Thanks Jason, as long as it's planned, that works for me. In the meantime, I assume once Roon is supported, I'd at least get Roon unfolding MQA as it does today?
I assume so. I really haven't gotten many details on Roon functionality for AK players. Hoping to get more info when I see the team at CES next week.
 
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Ok I will asked
Blame the beers
SQ,, sp1000m gold
This has to outshine or surpass blue model?
Given there marketing statagies
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Where is the gold SP1000M in stock for US?
Some quick specs on the SP1000M Gold:

Brass body plated with gold
256GB internal memory
All other internals the same as SP1000M
$2,999 USD
 
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I assume so. I really haven't gotten many details on Roon functionality for AK players. Hoping to get more info when I see the team at CES next week.
Great, thanes Jason! I'll hold off on purchasing until I hear back on this.

Also, assuming the SP1000 and SP1000M will the same in this regard? I'm torn between a used SP1000 and the gold SP1000m. :)
 
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Great, thanes Jason! I'll hold off on purchasing until I hear back on this.

Also, assuming the SP1000 and SP1000M will the same in this regard? I'm torn between a used SP1000 and the gold SP1000m. :)
Yes, Roon will be the same functionality on all current gen players - SR15, SE100, SP1000M and SP1000. We will announce support for other players soon.
 
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Some quick specs on the SP1000M Gold:

Brass body plated with gold
256GB internal memory
All other internals the same as SP1000M
$2,999 USD
Jason, I assume all the models (including M-Gold) will be at CanJam NYC so people can listen and compare them?
 
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Jason, I assume all the models (including M-Gold) will be at CanJam NYC so people can listen and compare them?
Yes, all of them will be at CanJam NYC for demo.
 
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About 500 bucks more just for gold plated brass body and double storage or is there any improvement in SQ?
It is becoming heavier so that won't be a good thing but just want to perceive the tangible merits here.
 
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About 500 bucks more just for gold plated brass body and double storage or is there any improvement in SQ?
It is becoming heavier so that won't be a good thing but just want to perceive the tangible merits here.
The internals are the same but the chassis affects the SQ as it is used to ground the audio circuit, thus SP1000M Gold will sound a bit different to the regular version as brass is a better conductor than aluminum. The SP1000M also shares the same internals as the SP1000 (just rearranged to fit a smaller case), but the difference in chassis materials affect the sound between them, aluminum for SP1000M and copper or steel for SP1000, again copper is a much better conductor than brass or aluminum.

If you haven't seen them already here are the pcb's for SP1000 and SP1000M:
https://fccid.io/QDMPPF31/Internal-Photos/Internal-Photos-3411177
https://fccid.io/QDMPPF32/Internal-Photos/Internal-Photos-4006957
 
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Since the Exynos 7420 seems to be used in all three TOLP, the SP1000/M and SE100 alike - how much RAM do these three devices have?
 
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Hi there. Quick question...

My SP1000m gets pretty damn hot while charging. Is this normal?
What are the specs of your charger? I had an SE100 that would overheat using only a 5v wall charger and the thing completely died on me after only a few days. I would say if you are using 5v as well, it's not normal.
 
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What are the specs of your charger? I had an SE100 that would overheat using only a 5v wall charger and the thing completely died on me after only a few days. I would say if you are using 5v as well, it's not normal.
Yeah the charger will affect it based on my experience... I had a 5V charger that had more output than the recommended and it got hot while charging ... i panicked, and I switched it to a 2V and it fixed it for me...
 
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