Wolf Audio Server/Streamer Owners


I am the owner of a Red Wolf 2and I am looking to exchange ideas with other Wolf owners. For example,I haven’t even tried the multi channel capability of my unit and would like some information from those that have.For my part,I have tried different power cables and tweaks to get even more out of my unit.I stated out with an Alpha 2 upgraded to the Alpha 3 and finally the the Red Wold 2 so I have some experience with their gear but I still feel like I haven’t even scratched the surface of it’s capabilities and I would really like to hear from others.
lwin

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Thanks guys for the responses. If there is one thing we can all agree on is the only thing that can be better than Joseph’s service is his servers. I encourage each of you to try some different power cords. Wolf products will immediately tell you if they like the cords or not. After trying a lot of power cords my favorite is the Voodoo Air Phoenix. I have my Red Wolf 2 sitting on a Synergistic Research Transporter as well as it’s power supply. Each Transporter is sitting on Isopods also made by Voodoo cable. Currently I am using a Synergistic Research UEF usb cable that finally sent my longtime Lightspeed usb cable into retirement. 




@david_ten I live out in the sticks so I am looking at a 3 hour drive to get to a store that would allow me to do comparisons and I would have to return it when I  am done so I had to do a little research of what was available online and Wolf Audio caught my attention. One of my criteria was customer service. Like pgleekel I am a baby boomer and I was sure I would need more than normal customer support and every time I needed help, Joseph was there so that criteria was addressed.
 My next criteria was I wanted a piece of gear built with high fidelity in mind not computing.For several years I had been using a custom gaming laptop with 1tb ssd, I7 chip and 32 gb of ram with J River. My personal opinion is that a laptop can be used for hifi and sometimes can sound pretty good but it isn’t a hifi device. I purchased a Wolf Alpha 2 that also had 1tb ssd, I7 chip and 32gb ram.Once  I got the Wolf fully broken in the laptop was relegated to a second system as the Wolf was obviously better. 
Having grown up with turntables it is pretty neat just to kick back and tap my I-pad to select what I want to play. If a guest asks for an artist or song that is not in my library I just slide into Tidal, Pandora, Spotify and their request is almost always fulfilled. I have also noticed that all my guests like to get the I-pad in their hands and be the DJ.
If you have a good system and you want to get the best out of it digitally you should try a server/streamer/ripper.