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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Thank you Emile! One more question, between the following two options which would come closest to the straight USB connection between Extreme and Audio Note DAC: i) Extreme USB -> SRC-DX -> DAC ii) Extreme AES/EBU -> DAC I'm guessing both setup above wouldn't be able to take advantage of the...
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    What'd be the recommended way to connect Extreme to a DAC that doesn't have a USB input? I'm thinking about Audio Note DAC specifically. Given the lack of USB input, is it always going to be a compromise (either using Extreme with SPDIF or Extreme USB with a USB-to-SPDIF converter) over using...
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    All New Acora Acoustics Loudspeakers VS The World !..

    I listened to SRC-1 last year at Capital Audio Fest. My god! what a sound. Both me and my gf thought it was the best sound of the show (cost no object) along with Joseph Audio Perspective 2 room. I ended up buying the JA Perspective 2 on the spot. I would have gone for SRC-1 if the cost was...
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    Cable Modems

    @Xymox Thank you for sharing your expertise regarding networking device. I’m currently using a Mikrotik RB4011iGS+5HacQ2HnD-IN-US wireless router. https://mikrotik.com/product/rb4011igs_5hacq2hnd_in what’s your opinion about this router? I’m using sfp from this router to my SoTM switch. A Supra...
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    @Taiko Audio Thank you so much for your helpful feedback. I'll go through your other posts to get a summary of possible improvements the rest of us can play with. Regarding LTSC, the binary is available to download. The problem is license key, which can be found if looked around on ebay or some...
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    @Taiko Audio I also have a question for Emily. Given that no DIY'ers can attain the holy grail set by SGM extreme, is there any tips/tricks you'd like to share with the community that would help us to improve our sound, till we can afford to buy a SGM that is (doesn't hurt to dream)! I...
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    Nat Audio - giant killers?

    I've a open baffle speaker - Pure Audio Project Trio15 Voxativ. I'm going to upgrade to Horn1 soon. My amplifier is PS Audio BHK 250. I'm wondering what kind of preamp would be a good fit for this, specifically for a open baffle speaker.
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    Nat Audio - giant killers?

    Hi bonzo, Thank you for your comment. Can you clarify your statement a bit? Magnetic is not hybrid anymore? According to NAT website, it's still mentioned as hybrid. What is the sweet spot according to Dejan - the Magnetic preamp?
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    Anyone heard the new KR Audio P135 balanced DHT preamp?

    Hi Morricab, Thanks for your feedback! What is the other preamp under 10k that you'd recommend?
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    Anyone heard the new KR Audio P135 balanced DHT preamp?

    Also, how big is the soundstage of P135? Are they suitable for rock music and average quality recording?
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    Anyone heard the new KR Audio P135 balanced DHT preamp?

    Helpful feedback! Thanks Jack! One of the KR Audio dealer in US, asked KR Audio and told me that P135 is truly balanced. So, I'm little confused whether it's balanced/single ended.
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    Anyone heard the new KR Audio P135 balanced DHT preamp?

    There's a glowing review on Positive Feedback. Comparing favorably with NAT Plasma and Einstein "The Tube" MkII preamplifier. But I couldn't find any other review/feedback online. Anyone heard this preamp? I'd like to hear your opinions. I heard it's balanced. But there's only a pair of 45...
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    Nat Audio - giant killers?

    Has anyone heard the NAT Magnetic preamp? How do they sound compare to similarly priced preamps? What is the list price?
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    T+A 1- bit converters in the PDP-3000HV and DAC 8 DSD

    Thats so generous of you, Al! Going to send you a PM soon
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    T+A 1- bit converters in the PDP-3000HV and DAC 8 DSD

    Thanks again Quadman! So you think both of the solution will be better than using a Jensen transformer like this one: http://www.probroadcastsupply.com/jensen-pc-2xr-2-ch-iso-max-interface-jen-pc2xr/

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