ianrmack

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Can a digital cable have different connectors?
Get a digital cable that is BNC on one end and RCA on the other. DH Labs Silversonic makes a good one. you can also get an RCA/BNC adapter and try it. no issues at all  
Best speakers around $130k?
Douche thread X 10!  
New wireless bridge and ethernet cable.
Must say…OPs that write missives of drivel then get butt hurt when responses don’t match high expectations.   be concise, dude. Ask direct questions. Don’t make people WORK to help you.  
New Dynaudio Heritage Special..?..!
I am in the middle of doing a 60 day comparison of Dyn Heritage Specials with my Dyn Special 40s.I own both so not doing a dealer audition. My initial observation: DHSs are an "audiophile speaker" while the S40s are a "music lovers speaker".   ... 
Getting Rid of Transformer Hum
I had same problem in our 120 yo house even though I have dedicated AC lines. It's called “DC offset” and it was fixed instantly by installing an Emotiva CMX-2.   https://emotiva.com/products/cmx-2    
Bluesound Node2 with outboard DAC
I have a BS Node (2021) going to a Denafrips Pontus. before that I had a Chord Qutest with a Teddy Pardo Linear Power Supply. Sold the Qutest when I got Pontus and put the TP LPS on my Node. That made a big positive impact! Dont listen to those ... 
Can a Bluesound Node 2i power supply really be upgraded?
Installed the Teddy Pardo LPS to my Bluesound Node (2021) last week. install was smooth but not quite like the pics on TP web site. They miss a few things. very happy with result. What is delivered is simple: fuller, darker, juicier sound. well... 
Lumin U1 Mini - how to set up Network *without* Ethernet cables?
Sounds like the OP bought Lumin used without doing much research at all then Wanted this forum to do tech support….😉 First, a wireless access point is super easy to buy, install and integrate with any streamer. It’s also about $25. since you did... 
Bluesound Node (2021) PS upgrade to Teddy Pardo; is it worth it?
I will soon let you know. I have a Teddy Pardo 5v LPS that I was using with a Chord Qutest.  The Qutest was replaced by a Denafrips Pontus II so I am putting the TP LPS on my Node 2 (N130). All I had to do was order the kit and cable from TP for... 
Speakers for Hegel H95 that could use its full potential.
Hegel matches well with Dynaudio. evoke 20?  
Can a Bluesound Node 2i power supply really be upgraded?
I am the OP on this thread. I have a Teddy Pardo 5v LPS (for my new BS Node N130) coming in a week. Will be curious to report results.  
Amp hum.
Could be an electric phenomenon called "DC Offset" and certain MOSFET amp transformers are sensitive to it.   google it, thee are products that address it. I live in an old house and had that issue even tho I installed dedicated AC leans for my ... 
Best place to purchase a new Denafrips Pontus II
I live in Chicago. I ordered a Pontus II from Vinshine and it arrived at my house exactly 2 weeks later. Alvin was a great communicator.  
New Dynaudio Heritage Special..?..!
I'm the OP...😉 just took delivery of a pair of Heritage Specials. nice surprise.  
Let's make a list: Audio Network "Bridges" without DACs...?
The point: A guide for all as it is a very common search item. Me? I aint looking for cheap. I',m looking for cost effective/hi-quality.