steakster

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Distorded sound with Tidal
@explorateurI’m not active on AudiogoN anymore. But, did receive a notice about your update. Congratulations on all of the improvements! It’s so rewarding when the pieces fall into place. It’s like complementing a great meal with a fine wine - alo... 
How do you know what you're missing?
cat_doorman OPAs I understand it, clean power is a necessary but insufficient condition for great sound.Okay. If you say so. Good luck!For those that are interested, having an exceptionally low noise floor with a ’deep black background’ causes a s... 
How do you know what you're missing?
Okay. If you say so. I must be imagining things. But, it’s working for me. 
How do you know what you're missing?
OP: In your latest post, you mention upgrading primary components. In my journey, I’ve discovered that upgrading the power conditioning, power supplies and cabling have tipped the scales from very good to excellent. It was a lot of work - and rela... 
spend on the streamer or on the DAC ?
Definitely, the same. 
spend on the streamer or on the DAC ?
@thyname The same dude - resurrected - as in a really bad horror movie - with way too many sequels.dannad aka roberttdid aka heaudio123 akaaudiozenology akaatdavid  
spend on the streamer or on the DAC ?
dannad 132 posts (in two weeks since joining.)And yes I have heard it, hence why I picked up on the name instantly.Dannad is ’shocked, shocked to find’ that AudiogoN members know more than him.’Heard it’. There’s more than one ’it’. Zero credibility. 
Manufacturers
+1 @mitch2 If a company doesn’t respond to a potential sale before having your money in hand, then what’s the likelihood of them responding with good follow-up customer service after having your money in hand?I have several expensive cables from a... 
spend on the streamer or on the DAC ?
@facten dannad doesn’t need to be bothered with listening to a component before rendering his judgement. On another thread, he did the same with a power conditioner.   If he had done his homework before posting, he would have read this about the M... 
spend on the streamer or on the DAC ?
Below is a comment lifted from this Mojo Audio Mystique DAC thread. fuzzbutt1709-25-2020 2:54pmHi Everyone.Benjamin here: owner of Mojo Audio and designer of the Mystique series of DACs.The most important thing to remember is the DAC can only give... 
~$15K floorstanders: opinions sought
Von Schweikert Endeavor SEVienna Acoustics Klimt The MusicMagico S3JBL Synthesis (4700, 9900, etc.) Spatial (loved the demos I heard but not sure if OB would work in my space)Appreciate any insight, despite the aesthetic emphasis. Since I live in ... 
Power Conditioners
@antigrunge   dannad doesn't actually need to try a component to verify his opinions.  He knows so much more than the rest of us.   He's special. 
Digital XLR vs Digital RCA
"Live music except small ensembles in great spaces (rare) is about the experience not the raw sound quality. ... and unless you are listening to acoustic instruments it is all amplified anyway."Exactly. Still, attending live concerts should be a p... 
Digital XLR vs Digital RCA
b4icuIt would be better if you wouldn’t post this pretentious post. It is ridiculously insein. It must be a burden - needing to be right all the time. BTW, spell check is your friend. 
Digital XLR vs Digital RCA
I remember last concert, the guy next to me claimed to his wife, that the sound is not as good in concert sa with his LP/Tube sound system doodle601-10-2020 8:30am"we have friends whose seats at the Myerson Symphony Hall in Dallas sport a brass so...