SONY NW-WM1Z / WM1A
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Oct 5, 2019 at 4:27 PM Post #29,926 of 45,723

Vitaly2017

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Unfortunately, I have two separate amps I'm using, a Macintosh pre-amp and the PrimaLuna integrated. I'm going to say the latter sounds better to my ears.


So I could use without problems the 1z 4.4 into ifi itubes2 rca without issues then?

Thats worrying one say it will frie and other one says its all good lol.

Dangy ...
 
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So I could use without problems the 1z 4.4 into ifi itubes2 rca without issues then?

Thats worrying one say it will frie and other one says its all good lol.

Dangy ...

I’ve never tried, am just speaking generally and theoretically, maybe Sony has build in some kind of protection to prevent shorting but I’m not risking a >$2000 peace of equipment trying out something that should normally not work
 
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I’ve never tried, am just speaking generally and theoretically, maybe Sony has build in some kind of protection to prevent shorting but I’m not risking a >$2000 peace of equipment trying out something that should normally not work


Yes of course this why I decided to ask on headfi forum and see where it goes.

I agree with you, I have my self read before that some one was explaining that you should not do balance to unbalanced but from unbalanced to balanced it would not cause damage....

The reason why I seek to use 1z 4.4 to rca is because 1z is much better in balanced output vs se...


A ifi rep told me that using a 4.4 from sony to an unbalanced amp wont give any benefits unfortunately so may aswell stay in se for their products...
 
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Gerbil86 please stop clogging this thread up with your damn pictures.

Thanks

is this the mexican dude that just posts for the sake of posting ? if so, just block/unfollow him

i did so some years back and got peace of mind - first time i block someone anywhere, cause he is a huge source of spam
 
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Oct 8, 2019 at 7:43 AM Post #29,935 of 45,723

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Guys, I'm really torn between wm1a and wm1z, yes I know it's been asked countless of times, I've read through numerous reviews, briefly browsed through this 2k long thread, but still, if anyone has/used at some point both players, could you please throw your opinion if the SQ is really all that different, what is the consensus on this?
Thanks in advance...
It depends on what iem you pair it with. For me i prefer the 1a since my iems lean towards the warm side of things. I find (with my iems) the 1z too thick and bassy for my liking. Oh not to mention its 2x the weight of the 1a lol.
 
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Oh, I bought all the same sony nw-wm1z! Thing worthwhile. That's all in it perfectly, but personally I do not understand why the battery level can not be shown as a percentage...:gs1000smile:
 
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