Does it have PowerBoss? That was supposedly a big SQ improvement on the Cal Audio Ikon Mk II (which sounds about as good as last years low end Oppo disc player BTW)
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It’s a nice/musical sounding player if in good shape.
Best to leave it powered on 7/24.
I’m still using an Icon MkII that has been powered up 99.99% of the time for the past 16 years.
Listened to the DX1 and DX2 models (used) before purchasing the Icon (also used).
Also, did not care for the Icon with the Power Boss upgrade VS the standard issue as it sacrificed richness (and scary realistic vocals) for tighter bass.
I remedied the stock Icon II’s somewhat loose bass with the addition of a Neuance shelf and never looked back.
Also sold a Bel Canto DAC once I added the shelf as I then preferred the stock DAC in the Icon.
It should sound better when powered up for 3-4 days.
If the sound is too laid back for your system/taste simply place in on hard footers.
No need to replace the stock footers, just place it on a hard wood cutting board (if you have one @ hand), or use four matched ceramic ramekins under the stock footers.
You have mentioned Rega decks in previous posts that I’ve found to be considerably more static/boring than the Cal’s, so unless your new find is damaged/out of spec it’s worth a try.