jazzman7

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Chord Qutest DAC
If you play hi res sources that are at better than CD quality, you will see colors other than red through the Qutest porthole. 
Chord Qutest DAC
I have Chord Qutest and leave it on all the time.In my case I have replaced the stock power supply with a Small Green Computer 5V Linear Power Supply. This drops the noise floor a smidge. With respect to CDs. 44.1 kHz 16 bit is the Redbook CD stan... 
Basic Digital Audio Setup Advice
@travisnordgren - Have Roon Nucleus in my main rig feeding Chord Qutest via Curious USB Cable. Have Melco N1A functioning as a combination NAS and ethernet line purifier with Nucleus tethered via ethernet cable (AQ Cinnamon) to Melco's player port... 
Roon Power Supply
@thinman2 - I currently have my Roon Nucleus connected via Curious USB Cable to a Chord Qutest.  I like this combination very much.  The system with all its details can be found here: https://systems.audiogon.com/systems/8156 All that is missing... 
Anyone using IFI Powerstation
@saleh84 Thanks much for your response ... especially for the comparison to the Niagara 1000.  Are you currently using it with any digital source components? 
Roon Power Supply
Sbooster 19 volt linear power supply. Just got one a couple of weeks ago to use with my Roon Nucleus which I use as my network player in my main rig. The power supply is a good sized brick, almost as large as the Nucleus itself. Well made plastic ... 
Informative books about Audio
The Complete Guide to High-End Audio - Fifth Edition by Robert Harley. 
Can we talk streamers based on UI rather then SQ?
flavo,I still don't think switching to a different streamer or brand of streamer is going to solve the problem of your streamer "dropping your files".  I just checked my Node 2i User Manual which I have saved as a PDF on my PC.   I did a find on a... 
Can we talk streamers based on UI rather then SQ?
flavo,I use the Melco HD app only with my Melco N1A music server which also functions as my systems NAS. Roon I use with my Roon Nucleus as well as my Bluesound kit. I also use BluOS with my Bluesound players. I’m still guessing that you are exper... 
Can we talk streamers based on UI rather then SQ?
flavo,I’ve been using BluOS since 2014, use the Melco HD app, as well as being a Roon user. What you are experiencing if I could hazard a guess sounds more like a network issue. Where do your local files reside? Has your network path been corrupte... 
Another streaming newbie
Both the Yggy and the Allo are well reviewed pieces with strong followings and reputation for good value for the money quotients.  I have no hands on experience with either.  My question is what do you intend to do for the OS for the Allo .... Vol... 
Another Streamer Recommendation Question
Hello jaytor!In my main rig I’m currently using Roon Nucleus as my principal source, connected by USB to a Chord Qutest. I’m using a Curious USB Cable which goes for $350. I’ve been running with this configuration since November. I just upgraded t... 
External DAC connection for Bluesound Node 2i (after "Another streaming newbie" thread)
Have had Node 2i hooked up to both Bryston BDA-1 and to a Chord Qutest by both Toslink and Coax cables.   Toslink cable was an Audioquest Vodka.   Coax digital cables employed have been Tributaries 75 Ohm  Delta Digital and a Transparent  75 Ohm d... 
Another streaming newbie
Concerning Tidal, Qobuz, MQA, Bluesound and using Bluesound gear with external DACs.Some history:Been both a Tidal subscriber and Bluesound user since 2014.Have been a Qobuz subscriber since November.Have 4 pieces of Bluesound kit in the house, in... 
Another streaming newbie
Bluesound Node is a great place to start. It has a solid interface and supports a whole host of streaming services as well as internet radio. Get started there, and then if you want to take it further, take it up a notch with an outboard DAC. If y...