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Is It Time To Sell My Vinyl Rig?
Hi OP,+ 1 @lalitk Great Idea. Happy to help fellow Audiogoner in need.  Good luck with your surgery. 
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@anzaanimalclinicThank you for sharing. This is precisely the kind of information I was hoping for when starting this thread.Regarding:  "I purchased a used Antipodes Core to put Roon Core on. It is definitely better than running Roon Core and End... 
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@  decathlon1991 Your question : " So my question is will the ENO Ethernet Filter Ag or the EtherRegen be placed from the Router to the Roon Nucleus or from the the Roon Nucleus to the Cary? "I use the EtherRegen immediately in front of the stre... 
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Thanks all for sharing. These experiences are great and definitely helpful.ENO sounds very promising!I have the EtherRegen and like what it does in the system. I tried to take it out again and again because its pricy but always unsuccessful becaus... 
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@jaytor thank you for sharing this. This is great. I just have some questions:Is the main purpose of the Gaia DDC to re-clock or anything else?Also, I am not familiar with the economics of the Gaia DDC vs the Bryston Streamer. Was your main motiva... 
DAC + NAS streamer combo (NOT Tidal/Qobuz etc)
@rsf507 according to the Audiogon blue book, several M1 (not M1SE) have sold for under 3k in the past.   
DAC + NAS streamer combo (NOT Tidal/Qobuz etc)
Hi, not sure if you are looking for new or used, but have you considered one of the Bricasti dacs within your budget?  
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Guys No worries. I took @mapman comment as trying to be useful and appreciate for offering it, and @yoby’s comment as trying to provide stress release from the kind of mistakes we all make...and Lord knows, I have made many mistakes in the past (a... 
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@newtoncr - thank you for sharing your experience and findings. Very helpful. I actually wonder how the Lumin X1 would compare with Wolf and Statement.@thyname - I understand what you are saying. Splitting server and renderer is recommended mainly... 
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Hi ggogginThank you for sharing your experience. Interesting!djonesAs you probably know, LPSs can range anywhere from 60 bucks to a few thousand. For the NUC, I would use a Paul Hynes which runs about $750+cables . They are almost impossible to fi... 
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More excellent Ideas. Thank you.BACCH-SP appears to have preamp and dac capability as well. It is intriguing but I would be interested in how well it does all the things that it is designed to do. Wolf Audio will definitely be a consideration. So... 
Tube preamp suggestion
Also perhaps see if you can find a used - Audio Research Reference 3- Balanced Audio Technology VK51SE or VK32SEThese should fit your budget and are fabulous tube preamps.Good Luck! 
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Everyone, thanks.  This is is all really good info.  For now, I would just try to run to one end point and expand in the future if I was to adopt roon.I read today that in some cases Roon Core can be installed on Synology Nas as well. I assume thi... 
DIY A Roon Core for < $500
Ok I see.  Thank you. 
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@mikelavigne  - Thanks.  Agreed with your point - except in case of good Scotch - where there simply is no diminishing returns. At least not after you are done with it :)@lalitk - thanks for your pointers.  Basically, If possible, I am trying to s...