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  1. 7ryder

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Well, I've decided to join the club and have an Extreme on order! While I wait, I'm trying to figure out what, if anything, to do with my Rockna Wavedream Signature XLR (that's a mouthful) DAC. While I will be getting the Extreme USB card, Taiko can't optimize their driver for Rockna products...
  2. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    I haven't tried using the Denali to power my monoblocks since Shunyata recommends plugging the amps into the T2. I will have to try it, since that is probably the source of the improvement I heard. To answer your question, I have not heard any further changes/improvements to SQ since my...
  3. 7ryder

    More Consensus That Streaming Is An Inferior Format & Not High End?

    Of course they do but I stopped listening to anything Paul says after I bought their first Perfectwave DAC with the optional bridge that allowed streaming over a network. It was worked OK, but didn't have gapless playback. When I complained, Paul said he didn't know what gapless playback was...
  4. 7ryder

    More Consensus That Streaming Is An Inferior Format & Not High End?

    Reread his post, the word "physical" isn't in it.
  5. 7ryder

    More Consensus That Streaming Is An Inferior Format & Not High End?

    I'm gonna get some gummies and watch that graph for a while! :)
  6. 7ryder

    More Consensus That Streaming Is An Inferior Format & Not High End?

    I'm not sure how you declared vinyl the winner... Looks like it's streaming to me (this info is in the article you shared) RankMusic formatsRevenue in 2021 1Streaming$11.5 billion 2Vinyl$1.0 billion 3CD$0.6 billion 4Downloads$0.5 billion Other$1.4 billion Total$15.1 billion
  7. 7ryder

    To switch or not to switch? Melco S-100 or Innuos Phoenix NET switch?

    Linn introduced their first Klimax Digital Streamer in 2007 and, while I wouldn't say that Sonos is in the same league, their zone players were using Ethernet a couple of years earlier at least; I started streaming with them in 2005. Given that this is going on 20 years, I'd hardly say that...
  8. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    yeah, I guess I will. I expect that I'll have some time to listen to the T2 as is before the new power cord shows up, it hasn't shipped yet.
  9. 7ryder

    Super3 - a supercapacitor LPS, by Farad Power Supplies

    I haven't upgraded them, I went with the stock Farad power cords. That said, like Ken, I have upgraded the stock power cords for my digital devices with Shunyata Venom V14 NR. I can't say that I have heard any difference.
  10. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    I've only had the T2 for a day, so still running it in with a fan for the next couple of days. It replaced the Typhon QR that I was using with a Denali 6000s/2. I have my monoblocks connected directly to the T2 and my subs connected to the Denali. I have an Everest for my frontend. In the short...
  11. 7ryder

    Super3 - a supercapacitor LPS, by Farad Power Supplies

    beat ya' - I have currently have 5 ;-) I'm a big fan of these One for my modded Mutec MC3 USB+, 2 for my modded Melco S100, one for Sonore OpticalModule Deluxe and one Orbi satellite
  12. 7ryder

    Antipodes Oladra vs. K50

    Hi Matt, The Linn has been gone for a couple of months, but from memory, both sound very good and are probably some of the best DACs around. Neither sound digital - there is no digital fatigue with either. Both are very good with microdynamics and imaging and both have very good blackgrounds...
  13. 7ryder

    Antipodes Oladra vs. K50

    Sorry I took the Rockna off your hands so quickly Scott! BTW, I'm loving it. Regarding using a K50 as server only with a good streamer - I had both the Linn Klimax DSM/2 and then the new Organik Klimax in my system with the K50 and, in both cases, it made no impact on the SQ of either streamer...
  14. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    And I'll have two Typhon QRs available for sale (both black) if anyone is interested
  15. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    Black
  16. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    I just received notice that my T2 will be delivered tomorrow.
  17. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    Nope. Shunyata was closed last week, so maybe they'll start shipping soon.
  18. 7ryder

    VTL 2.5 Model ?

    Contact Bea at VTL, she'll have the answers and she responds quickly.
  19. 7ryder

    Melco S100

    When does their switch come out?
  20. 7ryder

    Shunyata Grounding System

    You can download the review from Shunyata's homepage
  21. 7ryder

    Shunyata Grounding System

    Damn you! Now I'm gonna have to try that!
  22. 7ryder

    Antipodes Oladra vs. K50

    To clarify, the USB output is better sounding on the K50?
  23. 7ryder

    Antipodes Oladra vs. K50

    Hi Ken, Did you come to this conclusion using the USB output on the K50 or using one of the digital outputs that go through the reclocker? Chris
  24. 7ryder

    Shunyata Grounding System

    If you do post there, please post a link here. Thanks!
  25. 7ryder

    Any benefit to adding a Typhon to an Everest? Chaining a Triton?

    According to Shunyata, connecting an Everest to a Typhon QR would be "too much of a good thing" - this is not something we recommend, too many QRBB modules in line with one another. That said, adding a TQR to a Denali 6000/v2 is a fantastic combo. In fact, with the exception of the Everest...
  26. 7ryder

    Hydra Typhon T2

    It's been announced - https://shunyata.com/products/power-distributors/reference-line-power-distributors/typhon-t2/ According to a good source at Shunyata "We'll wait for customer, dealer and distributor feedback to confirm this but Caelin thinks the Typhon T2/Denali 6000S v2 combo might end up...
  27. 7ryder

    Shunyata Grounding System

    I can't find it either.
  28. 7ryder

    Antipodes Oladra vs. K50

    Yep, as you probably know, they've been doing this for years with their Klimax electronics

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