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    Gryphon Essence

    If I'm correct he tried the preamp + amp but using another Dac - check post #36 of this thread
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    Gryphon Essence

    Thanks Taww, I appreciate your advice. It's funny, I just saw a video on youtube where the CEO is presenting the R3 with essence in the background. I'm thinking about getting in touch with them to see if I could visit them for a demo.
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    Gryphon Essence

    Thanks for this, I will look into it. The R3 are similar in size to what I have now. I just saw that they can offer piano finish which would be nice.
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    Gryphon Essence

    Hi Taww, Sorry for the late reply, this week has been hectic and for some reason I didn't get post notifications. Thank you for your very valuable input. Every thing you say makes a lot of sense and resonates with me. I want to give you a bit of context into my reasoning behind my choices for...
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    Here’s what I’m looking for...

    Yes there are but in french. I think I might buy one, if yes I’ll let you know
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    Here’s what I’m looking for...

    With chrome you can paste the link and translate the page. Not sure on iPad but on MacBook it works
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    Gryphon Essence

    Ahah, there's nothing wrong with it but we have a saying in french: La sauce devient plus chère que le gigot - meaning the sauce is more expensive than the meat! That being said, I'm considering it and I think I will do it in medium - short term but in the meantime I want a new system asap...
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    Gryphon Essence

    I like to think perfection is a direction and not a final state!
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    Gryphon Essence

    This hobby is like nothing else. I've actually seriously considered moving to accommodate bigger speakers!
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    Gryphon Essence

    Other speakers I looked at were joseph audio perspective graphene 2 I've never listened to the audiovector's. After taww review I looked at them and also looked at the SR3 but they dont have the same level of finishing as the sr6....ahhhh there's always something right? otherwise it wouldn't be...
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    Gryphon Essence

    I've seen one on another forum but he's in the US and I'm in France! I'll write to him Where I am is a no man's land for hifi! I usually travel abroad quite a lot for work but I'm kinda stuck at home with all this Covid BS!
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    Gryphon Essence

    Yes, you're spot on on the logic behind it. The problem that I foresee is that as always in hifi I would have a to spend considerably more for marginal gains. I will keep on investigating but it's not easy because if you ask 10 people you're going to have 10 answers! At one point, I'm just gonna...
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    Gryphon Essence

    Hi @eagle3333 Thanks for sharing your enthusiasm over the brand and your experience! If I had more space I would seriously consider your speakers as well since I find them stunning. I took a look at the audiovector but I'm limited in depth. I can't have them too forward in the room and I don't...
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    Gryphon Essence

    Any comments on the Zena DAC module are also appreciated. I believe that I will go for it for a few reasons: One less box & cables Price is competitive vs higher end dac's It is designed to work with this combo/setup
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    Gryphon Essence

    Thanks, I will let you know how it develops. I'm gonna go and have a second more thorough listen at the A3's as well as the S1MKII

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