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Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

Discussion in 'Jason Stoddard' started by jason stoddard, Jan 23, 2014.
  1. Derrick Swart
    and i believe, to make it easier for 3toes of fury, that in a CD-player internally the ''communication'' between the transport and the DAC is fully separated and not like S/PDIF all in one signal. I think that is what Schiit Audio is trying to achieve with their USB output; to keep all the different signal output from the actual transport as clean as possible into their external DAC. Of course I am not an expert but that is what I hope to read between the written lines :ksc75smile::ksc75smile:
     
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  2. Hofy
    A USB transport brings up another question. Since Schiit DACs have only one USB input, will the signal be affected by going through a USB hub?
     
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  3. 3 toes of fury
    Thanks all for the great feedback, knowledge, and discussion. Much appreciated!

    Now if you'll excuse me, i gotta dig out and start organizing my CD collection....lets see...i'll start with the pile of
    "best of" cds first.....

    [​IMG]
     
  4. exdmd
    Unless the transport can transparently address the Unison input on the DAC through a hub I'm hoping Schiit provides the transport with a simple relay activated USB pass through so you can connect your computer USB out to the transport and choose which USB source is sent to the DAC with a front panel switch on the transport.
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2019
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  5. NigelJ
    Because the transport is a digital product the development has been led by Mike Moffat "Baldr" and most of the discussion has been in his Head-fi blog https://www.head-fi.org/threads/what-a-long-strange-trip-its-been-robert-hunter.784471/ rather than Jason Stoddard's blog (this thread). Unfortunately Mike has been posting less often recently, due to medical issues making typing difficult; his last mention of the transport was in his post https://www.head-fi.org/threads/wha...n-robert-hunter.784471/page-667#post-14801061 where he talks about the Schiit USB host (output) being developed for the transport.
     
  6. tincanear
    fyi Bifrost Multibit (1st gen) & Classic Stack Bifrost Multibit / Asgard2 combo now back on the b-stocks/closeout page
     
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  7. bcowen
    I want to hear this one. I mean if it's not too much trouble or anything. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:

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  8. bobbmd
    I say both having just acquired a Ragnarok 2(just the amp- -and it's one Schiitfull of a headphone amp) and Yggdrasil GS-- never have I heard such clarity separation etc. Have had original magni/modi. a fulla and a delta sigma Gungnir(which was played through an AVR)& still use a ME2 through the amp(no comparison to the Schiit DAC) and to top it off BOTH are in black which of course enhances the listening experience immensely. I know most you guys look down on the headphones I use(Sennheiser RS-195s& HD 598s) but sitting sitting on my (enclosed back porch w/195s and NOT freezing my ass off in upstate CNY) with a cigar and a Lagavulin--Jerry and the boys never sounded so good so clear so... 'separated' listening now to a 65 album/534 tracks of a Tribute to Gregg Allman playlist I made and I am in audiophile heaven--- God Bless Jason and Mike and ALL their Schiit.
    bobbmd
     
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  9. Gazny
    Cheers! To me fit is very important when listening, why be uncomfortable? I had to sell my Isine 10's because of the fit and the fear of breaking the stems.
     
  10. bcowen
    We need a blind listening test between silver and black. And oh yeah...purple.

    I'm going green to see if it sounds better than purple. May have to adjust the cooking time.... :stuck_out_tongue:

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  11. bobbmd
    LOL!-does the color of what you are drinking make difference during the comparison? love those threads in that photo-thanks for the 'like'
     
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  12. bcowen
    LOL!

    Purple tastes better so far, but I haven't tried the green yet. :relaxed:
     
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  13. tincanear
    @Paladin79 has Finnegan weighed in on taste vs color of the braid? obviously doesn't like "blue flash and popping-sound" flavor :wink:
     
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  14. A Jedi
    I really hope it's tiny. Barely bigger than a CD. Because then I'd get one for my desk as well. Kill the tray - just a slot, display under the slot. No buttons - just a remote.
     
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  15. CoryGillmore
    Just picked up a Jot combo that came in yesterday. My first piece of Schiit ever. Very happy to be in this Schiitty club!

    Can someone point me to a Jot impressions thread...my searches have been unsuccessful...How else will I know how my new amp sounds until someone tells me??
     
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