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    Dynaudio Heritage Special

    never got a listen on the special 25s, I've heard great things..And the birds eye look really great...The Heritage is definitely going to rank as one of their best speakers for sure.
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    It will love your Pass INT....Get it all plugged and in and let er rip!! Let us know what you think.
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    Dynaudio Heritage Special

    I am auditioning them now, they're incredibly good. My special 40s are now trade bait. This speaker is easily the best monitor I have had the pleasure to listen to. You'd have to spend alot more to get anything better, Wilson Benesch comes to mind. Magico A1s nope, not as smooth and fluid or...
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    The system currently has an MSB Discrete just looking to know if I upgrade is the premier that much better than the discrete.
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    Whats your take on the difference between the Premier/Powerbase and Discrete with 2 supplies? Worth the upgrade or go straight to the reference?
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    the second power supply makes a profound difference. report back with your thoughts.
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    Hope you have some money saved you won't want to give it back. Both power supplies or just one?
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    I don't regret the money I spent in my discrete, and I had to save for it, these things don't come easy. Being an audiophile I feel like I have a DAC I don't need to swap out for something else out of curiosity to how it sounds. Unless I upgrade to a Premier or Reference. ...Someday maybe, for...
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    Sorry just seeing this...I love the Discrete with the 2 power supplies. It's a end game DAC for sure, it can be the last dac you own. Smooth, detailed, transient response is incredible (speakers will impact this as well). All I can say is I haven't listened to any recording that sounds bad with...
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    Full Loom of Tara

    Thanks guys, appreciate the feedback. I am looking at a demo set of One CX from a reputable dealer. These do not have the grounding station however. I almost never see the .8 come up for sale but can certainly be patient if needed. What do you guys think in terms of system match with my gear?
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    Full Loom of Tara

    I agree on the break in but one of the cables was broken in completely and that was the one that sounded the worst to me. You can still get a general idea of a cables' tonal character even before full break in. The TQ just wasn't for me. thanks for the suggestion
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    Full Loom of Tara

    Hello, just curious as I decide which cables to consider what I might expect from a full set of Tara, starting say at the One CX. I have never heard Tara so would love to hear some feedback on your experiences with it. I understand cables or system dependent but still wanted to hear some general...
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    MSB or Rockna DAC

    Well first impressions of the MSB Discrete DAC: I put it in the system and held back on adding the second power supply so I can fully understand what the second PS will do to the sound...All I can say is this DAC is another level (and it should be for the price diff) compared to the...
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    MSB or Rockna DAC

    Shipping delays, just got it today..And it was missing a module I needed so alas I wait until Thursday to report out.
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    MSB DAC Preamp Volume Levels

    I went DAC direct for a while, then got a Class A Integrated and ran my DACs through it...Whoa what a difference. MSB is great, and I am sure their volume control is quality, but nothing beats a true analog volume control, not even MSBs volume.
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    MSB or Rockna DAC

    I get my MSB Discrete DAC tomorrow...Had the Rockna Wavelight for about a month. I will report what I think between these two DACs. Obviously a big delta in pricing, but it will be interesting to see the sonic differences. I am sure they are considerable considering my MSB has to outboard power...
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    How good is MSB Discrete Dac?

    Just ordered the Discrete with the Pro USB...Plan on getting the extra PS supply soon after I take delivery and settle in with it. I auditioned alot of DACs, coming close to just keeping the Rockna Wavelight DAC. Hopefully the Discrete out does it the Rockna. Either way, this should prove to...
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    I2S cable recommendation?

    I think this is the direction I'd consider going...Neutral organic price is on point with everything else. It is however a copper cable and for data I am told pure silver is the best.
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    MSB or Rockna DAC

    Considering one of the two DACs here. Either the Rockna Wavedream or MSB Discrete DAC. I've heard the Wavelight by Rockna and was impressed. Just wondering if anyone has had a chance to listen to the Wavedream and any of the MSB product that could provide some feedback. For background, this...
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    Sablon USB cable - 2020 model

    @Sablon Audio Do you folks make a USB-C to B terminated cable?
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    Totaldac versus Rockna Wavedream?

    im using this cable for my USB-b>>C from my Macbook and it's really good.
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    Totaldac versus Rockna Wavedream?

    My biggest issue with the actual ethernet off the wall is it's on the wrong wall. So I'd either have to raceway it around the room to my desk location or move my desk to where the ethernet is located. What exactly does this uptone thing do for me? Clear noise off the line? I don't have an open...
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    Totaldac versus Rockna Wavedream?

    Also, how are you connected to your streamer? Ethernet I assume? I only have the ability to do that with ethernet plugged into an Eero on the wall at the moment and not direct off the router (unless I add a run of LAN to the upstairs room my audio equip is in). What are your thoughts there? We...
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    Totaldac versus Rockna Wavedream?

    Thanks for the reply, appreciate the detail. I think my only contention at this point (and it's a small one) is it's still only a half baked connection in the audiophile world. There doesn't doesn't seem to any agreed upon standard in terms of interface. Rockna uses HDMI, others use something...
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    Totaldac versus Rockna Wavedream?

    The question I have in all of this, is exactly how does a streamer add sonic benefits to a DAC over-and-above USB (properly implemented). Let's use Rockna as an example due to the obvious synergies in their streamers with their DACs. What is it about adding a streamer that improves the sonics of...

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