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What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
Hey bikerbw,Thanks for your reply. I have over a thousand cd’s and 12-13 sacd’s,  so changing to a transport that doesn’t play them won’t be a game changer. Oh and I‘ve been thinking of getting a second system in the future, so the Oppo isn’t goin... 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
Thanks guys,A new 1.5 will be ordered this afternoon.Stay safe.JD 
Tekton Design Moab
Thanks for your reply and all the information.  Right now I’m in the dreaming stage.  My current listening room is in a 14’x13’ basement bedroom.  Fully carpeted and with three small windows at ceiling height. We just moved into this house and the... 
Tekton Design Moab
Wow,I had no idea, but am glad you’re on the mend cause I have a few Moab questions. Now hearing that you’ve been neglecting them the last few days 😁, I’m not  sure you’re ready to answer, but how are they breaking in?  I went to their website Thu... 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
Thanks mesch,So you think I’d hear more of a difference with1.5m digital (rca) than I would from switching to an all glass Toslink? I currently have a AQ, .5m.  Is there a brand you guys think sounds better, or can/should I stick with Audioquest?A... 
Upgrade capacitors in tube amplifier?
Another vote for tube rolling first and caps maybe after 750-1000 hours of listening.All the best.JD 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
So I’m looking at Lifatec for a toslink cable.  What do you think?http://www.lifatec.com/toslink2.htmlAll the bestJD 
Flare Audio
Titanium for $525, no thanks.JD 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
jj,Thank you!  I know my optical cable is NOT glass, so there’s an easy place to start. I’ll also ask AudioQuest what they recommend for the digital cable. And I will also contact MHDT Labs.All the best.JD 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
jjss49, I have an Oppo BDP93, 1/2m AQ, digital or an optical cable(don’t remember brand right now) to  the Bifrost Multibit dac. AQ, 1m Colorado ic’s to an ARC SP9 MKll.  AQ, 1m Colorado ic’s to my servo amps, to Acoustat Model X speakers. I don’t... 
Looking for new to me Jazz music
swann36,Great suggestions!  Buddy Rich is so much fun to listen to.  I remember listening with my dad YEARS ago.Thanks for for putting a smile on my face.JD 
Looking for new to me Jazz music
Hello again hilde45,It’s funny you mentioned The Tord Gustavsen Trio.  I ordered “The Other Side” by them a little while ago.  Not sure why it’s not here yet, but I bet C-19 has something to do with it.Stay safe.JD 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
chayro,I’ve never heard of Heed Audio, I’m sure there’s hundreds of companies I can say that about, but I will definitely check them out.ThanksJD 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
hilde45, I agree 100%.  That’s why I asked the question here. With so many of the brick and mortar stores no longer open, I’m hoping to narrow the list to a few.  Shipping costs and return policies will unfortunately have to play into my choice as... 
What’s the best DAC match for the Cambridge Audio CXC original or V2?
twoleftears,Border patrol looks interesting and they have a 14 day return policy.  I’m not sure if that applies on this side of the ditch, but I’ll check.All the best.JD