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    I finally heard back from local Esoteric dealer, after 2 weeks. He'd been away on vacation. He hasn't sold any N-01XD yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    What do you mean "loaded my library".
    Maybe the right term is ďscannedĒ my library. The Lumin goes through the same process.
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    Yeah. The App will load the meta data from your library and from there it will send whatever you want to play to the end point. The N-01XD doesn't load anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    I finally heard back from local Esoteric dealer, after 2 weeks. He'd been away on vacation. He hasn't sold any N-01XD yet.
    Here is your opportunity to be the number one! 😂😉

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

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    If you have an X-1 you can use the same app. No need for the Esoteric app.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by thyname View Post
    Here is your opportunity to be the number one! 😂😉
    They offered me $7K trade-in (= $5K USD) on my N-01, so the answer is no.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
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    If you have an X-1 you can use the same app. No need for the Esoteric app.
    That is true, although there may be some differences in the settings. Note that Lumin app is newer and supports iCloud for playlists.
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    I have been using the Esoteric app in addition to the Lumin. Pretty much the same. Easy to navigate.

    The N-01XD is an outstanding piece. Very quiet. Detail presentation is remarkable. It is not the analytical and sterile sound of some Esoteric Players-DACs from the past. Itís a very complete player thus far.

    More listening this evening...
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    enjoyful to read your findings.
    would you say the 01xd is a full sounding unit with meat on the bones? (next to the detail)

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    Awesome Mike!

    My borrowed Esoteric K01XD should be here tomorrow. I canít wait. Iím excited to compare it to my memory of the MSB Discrete.

    This is going to be fun.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    I have been using the Esoteric app in addition to the Lumin. Pretty much the same. Easy to navigate.

    The N-01XD is an outstanding piece. Very quiet. Detail presentation is remarkable. It is not the analytical and sterile sound of some Esoteric Players-DACs from the past. Itís a very complete player thus far.

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    this is a good reason to go to bed early tonight!
    glad for you and waiting for your report

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    Awesome Mike!

    My borrowed Esoteric K01XD should be here tomorrow. I canít wait. Iím excited to compare it to my memory of the MSB Discrete.

    This is going to be fun.
    Hi Joe,

    Isnít the K01XD a lot more money than the MSB Discrete?

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    this is a good reason to go to bed early tonight!
    glad for you and waiting for your report
    Ha! Oh yes.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpinist View Post
    Hi Joe,

    Isnít the K01XD a lot more money than the MSB Discrete?

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    Hi Ken,

    Yes it is more money. A fairly significant increase in fact. My curiosity is extremely high. I was never a fan of early Esoteric players and dacs. Mike says the new XD series is a different ballgame. I still have a bunch of CDs plus it has dac inputs. If itís as good as everyone says, Iíll spend the extra but the only other piece Iím thinking about besides the Discrete or an Esoteric is the Luxman D10x.

    I think the Discrete, at its price point, makes more sense for me. Iím able to use the K01xd for a few months so Iím definitely going to make the most of it.

    Exciting times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    Hi Ken,

    Yes it is more money. A fairly significant increase in fact. My curiosity is extremely high. I was never a fan of early Esoteric players and dacs. Mike says the new XD series is a different ballgame. I still have a bunch of CDs plus it has dac inputs. If itís as good as everyone says, Iíll spend the extra but the only other piece Iím thinking about besides the Discrete or an Esoteric is the Luxman D10x.

    I think the Discrete, at its price point, makes more sense for me. Iím able to use the K01xd for a few months so Iím definitely going to make the most of it.

    Exciting times.
    Hi Joe,

    The Esoteric sound really changed starting with the Grandioso K1. Much more musical but some detail was sacrificed. The XD Series appears to have addressed this effectively. The Premier would be the more appropriate comparison. At any rate, enjoy your time with the K01XD!

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    Thanks Ken. Itís more of an experiment than anything else.

    The Premier is out of reach, Iím pretty sure. Once the K01xd settles down and breaks in, Iíll have a better idea of what to do. My Avantgarde are pretty revealing as it is so Iím not looking for more detail, if that makes sense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    Thanks Ken. Itís more of an experiment than anything else.

    The Premier is out of reach, Iím pretty sure. Once the K01xd settles down and breaks in, Iíll have a better idea of what to do. My Avantgarde are pretty revealing as it is so Iím not looking for more detail, if that makes sense.
    Any consideration given to the DP-750?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dznutz View Post
    Any consideration given to the DP-750?
    Actually, that could be great too. Itíll be interesting to hear the Esoteric. Iíll probably have that until the end of the year. Then Iíll need to make some decisions.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    enjoyful to read your findings.
    would you say the 01xd is a full sounding unit with meat on the bones? (next to the detail)
    Yes, it is.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    I would describe the N-01 sound the same way.
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    Looks like Esoteric is doing something right. Canít wait to hear their new player.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    Looks like Esoteric is doing something right. Canít wait to hear their new player.
    I would agree. Much like Magico, Esoteric continually moves forward to improve their sound quality. Next to MSB, Esoteric are my favorite digital source components. Their transports are second to none. Hopefully they will offer an upgrade path going forward.

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    I only wish they offered a variable out, like dCS and MSB does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elberoth View Post
    I only wish they offered a variable out, like dCS and MSB does.
    Im pretty sure their analog out is variable... meaning you can go out directly to an amplifier.

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    You should be able to control volume for NET source via the SoundStream App. You can with N-01.
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    Question. When Roon Ready gets certified for N01XD, does it mean you can run Roon core on it and control Roon with a tablet or phone? In other words, devices like Nucleus or Innous is no longer needed?

    Iíll also be very interested in N01XD vs. MSB Premier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kzhtoo View Post
    Question. When Roon Ready gets certified for N01XD, does it mean you can run Roon core on it and control Roon with a tablet or phone? In other words, devices like Nucleus or Innous is no longer needed?

    Iíll also be very interested in N01XD vs. MSB Premier.
    No, you will still need something to run Roon Core. The N-01XD also features a USB input, so someone could use a Lumin U1/U1 mini and the Lumin software or Aurender with the Aurender software.


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    Just said good bye to the Esoteric N-01XD today. Mike was kind enough to let be try this server at home for 6 days.

    The N-01XD is one heck of a digital server - DAC. The component is beautiful with a minimalist and symmetrical design. Itís very well built and weights in at 58 lbs - watch your back!

    As I mentioned in my first post, I was able to set it up quickly (less than 5 minutes). The N-01XD has tremendous flexibility as it has plenty of digital inputs so not only is it a server it can also be used as a DAC by adding a CD transport (which I didnít try but would consider if bought one). I was able to use my Lumin L1 NAS without any issues. The Esoteric app is a almost identical to the Lumin - so easy to use!

    In terms of sonic performance, it is a sensational component. The stage, the detail, fast, ultra quiet, with a full presentation. It is a special piece.

    Itís at the top of my list when the time comes to replace the X1.
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    So... it outperformed the X1??

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    Quote Originally Posted by dznutz View Post
    So... it outperformed the X1??
    To be direct, yes. The N-01XD sounds more refined, bigger stage, quieter. And, it has more flexibility as it has digital inputs which the X1 lacks.

    Now, the N-01XD costs 40% more than the Lumin X1. Therefore, it should be more flexible and sound better. However, in high end audio, higher price is not always a guarantee of better performance but, in this case, it is.

    Lastly, the Lumin X1 is an excellent product. Iím not dissatisfied or disappointed at all.
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    Very interesting, I have now owned the X1 on 2 occasions and it was dead silent. It introduced absolutely no noise into any chain of components. Ill have to buy and try one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dznutz View Post
    Very interesting, I have now owned the X1 on 2 occasions and it was dead silent. It introduced absolutely no noise into any chain of components. Ill have to buy and try one.
    The X1 is pretty darn quiet. But, when I brought the N-01XD into my system, the noise floor dropped even more. As I said, Iím very happy with the X1. But I also acknowledge that there is better in the market and this new Esoteric is one heck of a player.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    and...do you miss it by now?

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    Interestingly, I just brought back the Lumin X1 online. Sounds as good as ever. And, yes, the N-01XD is missed.
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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    it might come back then one day

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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    Great sound through the cans - who is the singer - album - thanks Mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob181 View Post
    Great sound through the cans - who is the singer - album - thanks Mike
    Itís a DSD512 album of Vanessa Fernandez, I Want You.


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    Instead of the Alpha V2 loom, would that money get you the M2 instead of buying A5?
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    Quote Originally Posted by brodricj View Post
    Instead of the Alpha V2 loom, would that money get you the M2 instead of buying A5?
    No. But for arguments sake, what would you use for cables? Outdoor lighting cable? Lamp cord? The entire level of the system went up significantly with this Alpha v2 loom.
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    Bog standard coat hangar wire, kettle cords, or whatever. I have difficulty wrapping my head around spending that much money on cables instead of buying the more refined speaker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Itís a DSD512 album of Vanessa Fernandez, I Want You.


    I Want You - NativeDSD Music
    this is direct streaming or via a server?
    if direct, what resolution do you get?

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    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    this is direct streaming or via a server?
    if direct, what resolution do you get?
    Itís on our NAS in the store. Getting DSD512 resolution.


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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    do you know how much you do get direct with the n-01xd?

    (i think it doesnt even work direct from the nativedsd site)

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    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    do you know how much you do get direct with the n-01xd?

    (i think it doesnt even work direct from the nativedsd site)
    Not sure what you mean by ďdirectĒ. We purchased the download.


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    Re: Esoteric N-01XD

    with "direct" i mean direct playing from a site without storing

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    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    with "direct" i mean direct playing from a site without storing
    No. You have to buy it.


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    lol, a bit of a missunderstanding.
    i wasnt really asking whether you have to pay or not.

    the question: how much resolution do you get with the n-01xd when you stream from a site direct to the dac? no server involved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by u-sound View Post
    lol, a bit of a missunderstanding.
    i wasnt really asking whether you have to pay or not.

    the question: how much resolution do you get with the n-01xd when you stream from a site direct to the dac? no server involved.
    Up to DSD512. Makes no difference of
    the source.


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