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I’m too afraid of losing or dropping my WM1Z that I only really use it at home as a DAC and stream off my pc or iPad, so if you’re planning to use it at home for streaming, it’s excellent :D
 
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I’m too afraid of losing or dropping my WM1Z that I only really use it at home as a DAC and stream off my pc or iPad, so if you’re planning to use it at home for streaming, it’s excellent :D
I want the 1Z for home, and I'll use my 1A on the go.
 
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I want the 1Z for home, and I'll use my 1A on the go.
When I'm traveling locally I use the 1A, for long flights and vacation I use the 1Z.
 
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I have Lotoo Paw Gold 2017, Questyle QP1R, and Sony NW-WM1A. I am very happy, but still lusting after the Sony NW-WM1Z.
If you know the difference between an organic vs a "solid state" sound, then you can imagine the difference that the 1z brings more of over the 1a.
Absolutely no solid state sound.

That's why I choose this unit over ALL the other players.
Don't be fooled by an exited exaggeration of detailing or liveliness that latest players can have.
None will have the organic, non-solid-state sound.

Exaggerated width, or distance, or low level sounds will not give you the "natural", organic presentation of the 1z.


Yeah, well...brightness of the screen not only take a toll on your battery consumption level, but also increase the background noises as well. Do not start paying attention at it now :wink:. But this is the real reason why the DMP-Z1 has such a gigantic build with small and very little screen. This minimize the radiated noises coming from the touch screen panel
Now you tell me?!
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I’m too afraid of losing or dropping my WM1Z
I changed and upgraded my case protection for the added weight of the 1z.

I had the Red Dignis leather case, and it was very strong, thick, and very high quality shaped leather, but it always leached out a bit of red color when wet or rubbed alot.
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So I changed to this case and very happy with the thick leather plus added protection of lid.
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:)
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The problem was finding this case. Then I found it here, and it can be very customized.
:)

Then have it in yet another small hard case:
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:)
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For even more added protection.
Plus screen protector too.
:)
 

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Looking awesome with the WM1Z Maxx!
 
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Answered.

Thanks mate. Definately assumed it did.
You can do like me, i do 100% bluetooth ldac streaming spotify with my wm1z and I am very happy. It sounds better then fiio ibasso or cayin
 
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If you know the difference between an organic vs a "solid state" sound, then you can imagine the difference that the 1z brings more of over the 1a.
Absolutely no solid state sound.

That's why I choose this unit over ALL the other players.
Don't be fooled by an exited exaggeration of detailing or liveliness that latest players can have.
None will have the organic, non-solid-state sound.

Exaggerated width, or distance, or low level sounds will not give you the "natural", organic presentation of the 1z.

I have heard the 1Z and love it for that very reason. I do, however, get in solid state moods at times, which is why I have to save rather than unloading currently owned equipment.
 
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organic or solid state it doesn't matter, if you don't have good collection of music like me.

I did try 1z and like a lot, but no use for me. Cannot even think of Bluetooth route for Tidal Maters, it will still sound meh even via LDAC.
 
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organic or solid state it doesn't matter, if you don't have good collection of music like me.

I did try 1z and like a lot, but no use for me. Cannot even think of Bluetooth route for Tidal Maters, it will still sound meh even via LDAC.
Your wrong I did very close up test and the difference is barely audible.
Its so little that I bet you wont notice it in a blind test!
 
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Your wrong I did very close up test and the difference is barely audible.
Its so little that I bet you wont notice it in a blind test!
Good to know, will try again if local audio shop still have it
 
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organic or solid state it doesn't matter, if you don't have good collection of music like me.

I did try 1z and like a lot, but no use for me. Cannot even think of Bluetooth route for Tidal Maters, it will still sound meh even via LDAC.
I have boatloads of music and audiobooks. Not voice only either but audio books with music sound effects excetera
 
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organic or solid state it doesn't matter, if you don't have good collection of music like me.

I did try 1z and like a lot, but no use for me. Cannot even think of Bluetooth route for Tidal Maters, it will still sound meh even via LDAC.
I have 1.23TB of Music, all lossless
 
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Wait, you can store tidal offline in wm1Z ?
 
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