Responses from dcespeedy

Denafrips FPGA Firmware Update
For those that don't understand "burn-in" it is a real thing I have experienced and measured. I have measured the changes in speakers, resistors, capacitors, etc. after significant use and they all had minor to major changes. The firmware itself d... 
Denafrips FPGA Firmware Update
Yes, if you are updating the Ares II with the PC, it will need that driver to do the update to the firmware.  
Denafrips FPGA Firmware Update
I purchased the Enoy (Ares II) in November and have enjoyed it since then. But there was the occasional reverb effect. It was a great improvement over my DENON AV built in DAC via┬áHDMI. I wasn't expecting anything earth shattering, but... It was n... 
MC vs MM - phono cartridge
I know this is way past the time of this post, but thought I would add that I am testing homemade MC and MM phone preamps developed by users on Audio Karma. So for around $100 you can build some amazingly high end preamps if you know how to use a ...