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Help setting up Asustor NAS
Hello ovinewar,Using a browser to log on would likely be the easy way to access the NAS with PC.You should have the IP address (IpV4) on the phone App.Open the Settings app for Management Options.Once you can connect and access the ADM / GUI famil... 
Connect Music Server PC to Oppo 205
It looks like USB would work ... Ethernet connection as well.Plug in an Ethernet cable ...From Oppo:Media File PlaybackThe UDP-205 is equipped with two USB 3.0 ports on the back and another USB port on the front. Users can play video, music and ph... 
Chord Qutest DAC
If the output to Qutest is from a Windows Source then the Sample Rate and Bit Depth must be set manually.Control Panel > Sound > Playback Tab > Set Default Device > Properties > Advanced > Open Drop Down List to select sample / b... 
Does altitude change the sound of speakers??
Google: "speed of sound at sea level vs altitude".While the speed of sound varies with altitude the reference is to a standard temperature.Humid air is also less dense therefore lower in pressure and changesthe speed factor accordingly.For a Pilot... 
DSD DAC/Headphone amp for iPhone?
+1 Hugo2 ... greater resolution ... possibly a better choice for DSD. 
Storing DSD/PCM files and playing through a DAC
A Renderer would interface between the local source Server and the DAC or in place of a computer.An example would be the Roon Nucleus (Roon Based) instead of a computer.White Paper here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pUj-yFsAHPgTuV1TbcESA4v... 
Storing DSD/PCM files and playing through a DAC
HDDs are the 'value' choice with an emphasis upon Pro / Server Class drives.A network based solution (NAS / Server) would allow for Large Capacityindependent source for all your Audio and Personal Back Up needs.A small Home Server ($300-$500 plus ... 
Can't find "Speaker fill" on Windows 10
Bing search ... worth a look: https://www.bing.com/search?q=speaker+fill+windows+10&cvid=2bd703ad6eff45658484346729648a0b&FORM=ANNTA1&PC=U531  
Active speakers for a large room
@garbo, what I would suggest is consider adding a DAC.As indicated the difference made an impression ... If the P30 is working the way you want in the system build upon the structure in place.And an MTM Array (Loudspeaker) config would still be a ... 
Which is the best upgrade for the money for steaming from lap to through amp?
Since you have a Prized and Cherished USB Cable in use you might look into a Galvanic Isolation component for USB which is just this side of a dedicated streamer.Ifi offers two nice USB related products: micro iUSB, and nano iGalvanic.Though it wo... 
Active speakers for a large room
Hey garbo, More and more choices in terms of Powered Loudspeakers are possible and readily produced.What I would point out is that Genalec’s Monitor (design) is oriented more towards nearfield listening and low power.Where as you have indicted an ... 
Ehernet cable question in streaming systems
The point @sailboat is making that data is only being supplied to the processing component.Good cable runs are helpful, an example would be Shielded Cable. 
Hsu CCB-8...What Have I Done?
"but they would appear to be rather sensitive to placement; especially toe-in."@jdmccall, the opposite is true = correct.From Hsu Specification:"Frequency Response: 50 - 20 kHz +/- 2 dB, flattest at 15 degrees offaxis(designed for listening at 15 ... 
Should I be able to hear a 4Hz difference in my speakers?
You must realize that the specification is measured for a specific response (power level).At 28-32 Hz the amplitude will be at any where from -3 db to -16 db or more.Only if the range (25-35 Hz) is audible.And yes you should be able to discern thi... 
The Curious Case of the Technics Integrated Digital Amplifier
Technics offers three tiers of ' performance ' Premium, Grand, and Reference and all three Classes appear to offer variations on the Basis of Hybrid High-Speed Linear Power Supply, JENO Engine, and GaN-FET Power Chips. https://www.technics.com/us...