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    Music start delay on Reference DAC

    Great advice. I will try that and report back.
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    Music start delay on Reference DAC

    Not yet. I guess other msb users arent experiencing this. I am wondering if it is a buffering thing.
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    Music start delay on Reference DAC

    Hello everyone, Recently got the reference DAC and using the ProUSB interface. When using Roon from my music server (Antipodes K50) there is a delay to the start of the music where the first note or two or three from the song does not play. I do not have this issue with the Diamond V or the...
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    Alexx V arrive in NJ

    Yes. Output impedance and damping factor are two ways of saying the same thing.
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    Alexx V arrive in NJ

    Gryphon Mephisto has no negative feedback and an iron grip on the woofers. The CH's adjustability is double edged. Sure it is a great feature but it gives knobs to turn that influence the sound. This can lead to unrest in the audiophile mind. The Heisenberg may be a nice option. The Alexx V...
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    Alexx V arrive in NJ

    I am not sure how we ended up down this path but it is an interesting one. I think this video interview of Dave Wilson talking about what is the "reference" is particularly germane.
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    Todd's Music

    Here is one for fans of jazz. Ginger Baker 'Cyril Davies'. All I can say about the recording is WOW! Since the video doesn't show the cover here is an image of the CD.
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    Speaker decoupling options

    Herbie puckies are probably the cheapest option to try and would not add much height. Cone/Spike Puckies – Herbie's Audio Lab (
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    Audionet Pre G2 preferred connectivity

    I think the moderators need to delete the post that is in French. it is some kind of medical data for Viagra. here is a crude translation from the first paragraph: viagra and stent Table 2 shows the physical and hemodynamic data obtained at the end of thoracic and fainting feelings at 2 h...
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    Audionet Pre G2 preferred connectivity

    Congrats on the awesome preamp. I think you are going to be surprised at how open and dynamic the sound is going to become. (Unless you have already heard it in your system) You are correct that AudioNet clearly prefers single ended connections. I would go single ended from pre to amp. As...
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    Recommendations for stand mount speaker

    Since you want to use this speaker as a reference I am assuming you want something neutral. In this way you could tailor the speaker you design around the reference. Meaning is your speaker warmer sounding, more detailed, more energetic, etc. With this in mind how about the Joseph Audio...
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    Introduction of my new Antipodes K50 Music Server

    Do you mean input or output? For input I have 1000 CD's ripped to the SSD or I have an Ethernet cable for Qobuz. For output I have used SPDIF and AES/EBU to good success. I am gearing up to try USB via the MSB ProUSB input.
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    2-Channel Subwoofer Integration

    Yes. MSO works quite well. What it predicts is very close to what will be measured once you input the recommended DSP filters. If you are new to measuring then there is a good bit of learning curve -- learning to setup and use REW, learning how to use MSO and also learning how to make the...
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    Boulder 3060 smooth and a maybe even a bit warm?

    Welcome to WBF. Your first post says "my … hesitation..." and I think this is likely why you posted here. For this kind of commitment/expense I don't think you should have any hesitation. You might want to explore some of the options listed above as well as Gryphon. If you have not...
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    Equipment Rack Location

    Tony, is this room used solely for listening? Could you give some dimensions?

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