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Which DAC (make/model) are you currently using?

Home: DIYINHK ES9018K2M Work: S.M.S.L IQ Phone: LG V35

November 26, 2018 5
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November 10, 2018 10
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Is there a better streaming source?

@Redboxfile I think this really depends on what you want to do. Looking at the manual it sounds like you are doing everything just fine. Do you have other streamers/players that you want to play your...

November 9, 2018 5
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November 6, 2018 10
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How often do you go through your music collection?

Most of you will have more experience than myself as I was born in 1985 and have only been a practicing audiophile for a few years. I am currently going through my collection to see how I feel about the...

November 6, 2018 2
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How much do HiFi looks matter as compared to sound quality?

I feel like this really depends on where the equipment will be. If this is something that is going to be in a visible part of our home then the WAF factor becomes something that is very important and may...

November 6, 2018 5
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What is your next system upgrade and why?

I happen to have two currently. One is the power supply of my streamer and the second is a case for my DAC. My DAC is a DIY build that has been living in a cardboard box for the time being and really needs...

November 4, 2018 2
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Proportion of used vs. new gear?

I find I am a little different in this area as I am just starting out and love to DIY my equipment. The only used equipment I have is my Sennheiser HD 600s that I love. My DAC is a DIYINHK ES9018K2M which...

November 4, 2018 5
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Does anyone use Plex?

@Anton I feel like it is worth checking out for digital media sharing in your home. Mainly it has been great for Movies and TV. I just found it useful for streaming my music collection to work since I...

November 3, 2018 5
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November 2, 2018 10
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Making more time for listening?

Like Flohmann and Darko I went the route of getting a phone that was focused on audio. I have the LG V35 and have been loving it. I have been using it at work instead of streaming from my Plex server....

November 2, 2018 5
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Which matters most: the DAC or the streamer?

6 of one, 1/2 a dozen of the other. I think these have to be balanced. You likely don't want a really expensive streamer with a cheap DAC just like you don't want a cheap streamer with an expensive DAC....

November 2, 2018 5
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Does anyone use Plex?

I'm one of the few it seems that does not use any streaming service but wanted a way of streaming my own music. I looked at many possibilities and settled on using Plex. With Plex, I have a home server...

November 1, 2018 2
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Favorite headphones?

Right now I have two sets of headphones that I use. Both are Sennheiser. The first one is the Momentum 2.0 and the second is the HD 600. I got the Momentum 2.0 for work as I wanted something that would...

November 1, 2018 5
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