prighello

Responses from prighello

DAC Event in Phoenix AZ August 24th
@audionoobie, Black Ice sells through dealers as far as I know. Underwood Hifi is one of them. For the event, I just contacted them directly via the website information. @toneranger58 , the test tracks are not listed anywhere. I am going to see ... 
DAC Event in Phoenix AZ August 24th
Write up on our webpage is live in the center column: www.AZAVCLUB.COM TLDR; Session 1) First Place = Chord Qutest Second Place (tie) = Holo Audio Spring DAC2 and NuPrime Evolution DAC Session 2)First Place = Schiit YggdrasilSecond Place = iFi A... 
Node2i + Qutest or Yggy or Codex or something else
@PC_Audio, I was at the DAC event mentioned above. We actually had a Yggy and Qutest there. Both went to the final round. The end result: 1st Place = Black Ice Audio Glass FX DSD Wifi    2nd Place = Chord Qutest    3rd Place = Schiit Yggradsil. Fo... 
Salk Audio Sound
Agree with above posters on the Song3 BeATs being forgiving of bad recordings but still very resolving. They are great sounding speakers and the build quality is amazing.  
DAC Event in Phoenix AZ August 24th
@melm, sorry for the wait we are going to publish the results along with some pictures of the event on our webpage soon. Stay tuned. :) 
Your favorite Small Apartment Speakers
Joseph Audio Pulsars but I don't think they play low enough to do the double bass drums in metal any justice. The Polks mentioned above might be a better fit for that genre.  
DAC Event in Phoenix AZ August 24th
Hi Folks, Just a reminder the event is happening this Saturday! There is still plenty of room for anyone interested in attending. As mentioned above, there will be a second demo system showcasing Chord equipment. This system will consist of a Hugo... 
DAC Event in Phoenix AZ August 24th
Another update: A cadre from Chord will now be present bringing with them an assortment of gear from their line. They will be set up in a couple of additional demo rooms and free to talk about their line and audio technology in general. If yo... 
DAC Event in Phoenix AZ August 24th
Update: The Chord DAC in the shootout will now be the Qutest. A Hugo TT will still be present but part of different system in another demo room. 
DAC Event in Phoenix AZ August 24th
@hgeifman I imagine there will be a follow up once the event is over. One of the recent Speakerfest attendees did a great write up after the event with impressions of the various speakers. 
Portable budget system. Class D Audio
I have the SDS-470C and it has been great for the past several years. I would not use it with really sensitive speakers though as it is a bit noisy...not an issue with the Elacs.I would also not use any of the Class D Audio amps with a passive pre... 
Scottsdale Speakerfest, 6/29/19
Glad you came! The Salks were Song3 beAts. Having spent some time with them, I can say they actually handle rough recordings better than one would expect. Detailed yet smooth and forgiving is how I would describe them.The Joseph’s came alive (alon... 
Special Event June 29th Scottsdale, AZ Speakerfest!!!!!!!
@gochurchgo, glad you can make it. It should be a good time! 
Special Event June 29th Scottsdale, AZ Speakerfest!!!!!!!
@gochurchgo, yes $10 at the door for non-members. You can always join the club to gain access to the events for free. It might be worth it to you as there are some good ones coming up. 
Special Event June 29th Scottsdale, AZ Speakerfest!!!!!!!
@gochurchgo it’s at Venue 8600 which is a conference center in Scottsdale.